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

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