Press Release

Arosha Loku Umagiliyage Joins Lamar Community College Precision Agriculture Program

Lamar, Col. – Arosha Loku Umagiliyage, Agriculture Faculty, recently joined Lamar Community College (LCC) to develop and deliver a new Precision Agriculture Program. Umagiliyage is an agriculture technology researcher who worked on diverse areas of agriculture- food safety, bioprocess technology, and precision agriculture. Before joining LCC, he was a research assistant and a teaching assistant…

Lamar Community College Nominates ‘Ethics Champions’ to Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative

Two Lamar Community College employees were nominated to serve as 2019-20 Ethics Champions with The Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative at UCCS.   The ethics champions represent two- and four-year colleges from the Southern Colorado Education Consortium and work to expand principled-based ethics education throughout their campus and regional community. Each ethics champion works collaboratively with…

Lamar Community College Extends Scholarship Deadlines

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Lamar, CO) – We’ve extended the deadline on several scholarships! The new deadline will be Sunday, August 11th. Scholarships are: Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI) for Bent, Cheyenne, and Kiowa Counties Boundless Opportunity Scholarships for adult students and GED completers LCC Business Sophomore Scholarship open to sophomore Business students Prowers Medical Center…

LCC Foundation Receives Funding to Support a More Vibrant Future for Aging in Southeast Colorado

The Lamar Community College Foundation is proud to announce that it has been selected as one of the recipients of a grant from NextFifty Initiative, a Colorado-based private foundation dedicated to funding innovative, mission-driven initiatives that improve the lives of older adults and their caregivers. NextFifty Initiative awards grants through a competitive application and review…

Addictions Counseling Program Offered Through LCC This Summer

Area residents interested in addiction counseling can earn their Certified Addictions Counseling Level I (CAC I) certificate this summer through a cooperative agreement between Lamar Community College, Otero Junior College and Trinidad State Junior College. The CAC I Certificate program will include online classes through Lamar Community College and in-person classes at Otero Junior College….

Lamar Community College Announces Academic Honor Lists

Lamar Community College is pleased to announce the academic honor list for Spring 2019, including the President, Vice President, and Dean’s Lists. The President’s List consists of students who earned a grade point average (GPA) of 4.00. The list is as follows: Ricco D Anderson of Tulsa, OK Starr Marie Brown of Sault Sainte Marie,…

Lamar Community College Student Athletes Receive Academic Honors

Lamar Community College student athletes experienced many athletic highlights in 2018-19 school year. Numerous student athletes received academic honors to go along with their athletic successes, but thirteen student athletes stood out among the rest by achieving Academic All-American honors from the NJCAA. First Team Academic All-Americans (Cum GPA 4.0): Volleyball sophomore Anamarija Mikovic, Serbia…

LCC Continues Fast-Track Schedule for Early Childhood Education This Summer

In January, Lamar Community College offered a unique opportunity to take the “fast track” to a new career – or career advancement – in Early Childhood Education (ECE). While ECE courses are available online each semester, LCC is bringing the courses back to campus to meet the needs of local childcare providers. Three courses will…

Lamar Community College’s Jessica Medina Receives Outstanding Educator Award

Lamar Community College (LCC) Academic Services Coordinator Jessica Medina has been named the 2019 University of Colorado Boulder’s Outstanding Colorado Community College Educator Award. “I feel absolutely honored that I was nominated for this award,” said Medina. “So many deserving people work at Lamar Community College, so to be singled out and nominated was very…

Hans Friederichs Selected as Construction Trades Faculty at Lamar Community College

Lamar Community College is excited to announce the hire of Hans Friederichs as the new Construction Trades faculty member at Lamar Community College for the upcoming school year. “Mr. Friederichs comes with a lot of experience in construction, and he is continuing the work of creating a state-of-the-art Construction Trades program at LCC,” said Dean…