LCCC welcomes 22 new staff members

What is your name/title? Tracy Larson: Nursing instructor, certified medical-surgical registered nurse Cyrus Saatsaz: Mass media and Multimedia instructor Beth Anne Hawkey: Nursing instructor Melissa Adkins: Math instructor Russell Johnson: Math instructor Amy J. Pilcher: Accounting instructor Minden Fox: Marketing and Business instructor Joshua Schmerge: Zoology and Biology instructor Steve Hrkach (pronounced her’kosh): Wind Energy

Website offers guidance to transgender students

Angela Hanners, director of communications for the Community of Accredited Online Schools,  wants to provide better online support for LGBTQ students at Laramie County Community College. Hanners has witnessed many transgender students find themselves and says that this process is very difficult. She wants these students to have the resources they need to find a

League of Women Voters commend professor with award

Dr. Arshi Rizwani-Nisley, a professor at Laramie County Community College for 12 years, is the recipient of the 2017 Making Democracy Work award. This award is presented by the League of Women Voters to honor people that show leadership and who are safeguarding democracy in the community, state and nation. Rizwai-Nisley came to the United

International Africa MAAFA Remembrance Day to be hosted at college

Laramie County Community College will host the sixth annual International Africa MAAFA Remembrance Day from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 7, at the Center for Conferences and Institutes. Conference topics will include presentations on visiting, traveling and understanding United States and Havana-Cuba relations. There will also be a screening of “Color Code Memories,” a

Cardboard Box City raising awareness for the homeless

Family Promise will host Cardboard Box City at the Cheyenne Depot Plaza on Sept. 9 to raise funds and awareness for homeless Cheyenne families. There will be a $50 entry fee for participants to construct a cardboard box home starting at 4 p.m., and a prize will be awarded to the best-designed home. Duct tape

Hadaway accepts new associate dean position

Maura Hadaway has accepted the position as the new associate dean of the Ludden Library and Learning Commons. According to Terry Harper, former interim vice president of Academic Affairs, Hadaway’s few months as interim dean demonstrated, “the ability to move the library into the future.” Harper also recognized Hadaway’s skills in building a relationship with

TRIO in need of donations to supply students planners

TRIO, a student support services program, is asking for donations that would supply students with planners who do not qualify for Operation Back to School/Needs. Unable to directly purchase items for students, TRIO is an organization that is donation-based and would appreciate anyone willing to donate for this cause. Contact Lisa Taylor at 778-4361 or

College welcoming student, staff feedback for future renovations

The former Student Services building, now called the Crossroads building, will be remodeled in the next academic year. Feedback is welcome from students and staff on ideas for amenities such as spaces for students to talk and study together, areas for quiet study, an area for students to hang out in between classes, and offices

LCCC donates to Houston hurricane relief

The Laramie County Community College Student Athlete Advisory Committee and Athletic Department are reaching out to the victims of Hurricane Harvey in Houston. Athletes are accepting donations of youth clothing, socks, diaper/wipes, baby formula/food/bottles, toiletries, paper goods, ready-to-eat nonperishable food, pet food, cat litter, baby animal formula, blankets/pillows, power strips and cell phone chargers. All

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