LCCC Commencement airs at 10 a.m. Saturday
Wingspan Student Media will provide a livestream of the 48th LCCC Commencement ceremony here at LCCCWingspan.com and on YouTube. Gov. Mark Gordon is scheduled to deliver the keynote address. According to an LCCC press release, there are 785 students provisionally approved for commencement.
Wingspan will be publishing this summer, just not quite as much
Most of the staff for Wingspan Student Media will be going on summer hiatus starting Monday, May 20. However, we do have a handful of reporters who will continue to publish periodically over the summer. We also plan to provide broadcasts of Board of Trustees meetings during the summer.
For now, please enjoy the collection of stories below that represents some of our best work during the 2018-19 academic year.
Sexual assaults among Wyoming’s college population
In November, the Wingspan staff took an in-depth look at the state of sexual assault and the #MeToo movement on Wyoming’s college campuses. We found that the state’s community colleges largely report low numbers of sexual assaults, while the University of Wyoming reports much higher numbers. We also talked to sexual assault victims about the impact their assailants had on their lives.
Guided Pathways will impact future students
The Guided Pathways initiative is a three-year plan designed to help students get on an educational path, stay on that path, and complete degrees or credentials in a two-year time period. This initiative will impact almost every area of campus, including admissions, general education, advising and much more
Firing of soccer coach results in public outcry
Longtime LCCC women’s soccer coach Jim Gardner was fired in January with no notice. A public outcry for the popular coach led to his reinstatement at a specially called Board of Trustees meeting
Hidden Delicacies spotlights Cheyenne’s family-owned restaurants
When it comes to delicious local cuisine, our food critics can tell you the best places to dine and what makes them special and unique. Check out the archive of local eateries that you may want to check out this summer.