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  • Lisa Trimble is the single finalist for the permanent Associate Vice President of Institutional Advancement. She has been serving as the interim associate vice president since last winter. Under this role, Trimble will lead the Public Relations and Marketing divisions and serve as the executive [...]
  • Cheyenne firefighters have announced they will be producing their first calendar. Filled with chiseled abs and cute dogs, the firefighters have teamed up with Black Dog Rescue to publish the calendar. The original goal for Black Dog Rescue was to raise $10,000 though due to high demand they’ve [...]
  • President Dr. Joe Schaffer is approaching his sixth year serving as president of LCCC, and he has overcome some big challenges during his time here. Despite his current love for working in higher education, Schaffer is an outdoorsman at heart and originally pursued this passion. “If you had [...]
  • The Wyoming Art Council will be holding a statewide art summit Nov. 2 through Nov. 4 in Lander, Wyoming in the Lander Community and Convention Center. They are looking for college faculty and students who are interesting in attending. There is a $50 entrance fee for students, and a $75 fee for [...]
  • Laramie County Community College hosted the first Safe Zone training of the year on Sept. 29. Zeke Sorenson, student life division coordinator, led the training with three faculty attendants.     Nate Huseman, LCCC english instructor and LGBT+ ally, said the Safe Zone trainings are held to [...]
  • October 2017 Security Report

    October 12, 2017

    Sept. 11 Vandalism Campus Safety, Residence Life Staff, and the Laramie County Sheriff’s Office investigated vandalism to a parked, unoccupied vehicle in Parking Lot M. Sept. 13 Suspicious activity Campus Safety, assisted by deputies from the Laramie County Sheriff’s Office, completed an [...]
  • Alcohol Awareness Week

    October 11, 2017

    LCCC will be holding a reading at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 25, in conjunction with Alcohol Awareness Week. Stories and poems will be read from the anthology “Watching My Rising,” a recovery book about addiction and alcoholism. The event is free and open to the public with refreshments [...]
  • Wyoming is ranked No. 1 for retirement finances in 2017. This recognition was determined by analyzing dozens of financial metrics, including: tax rates, general cost living, access to affordable housing and the cost of senior [...]
  • SGA welcomes new President

    October 11, 2017

    With the beginning of the new year at Laramie County Community College and the Student Government Association, students elected President Chris Smith and Vice President Sebastian Houston to represent them. SGA President Chris Smith said this is his second year on the Student Government Association [...]
  • Approximately 197 pounds of marijuana was seized Sept. 30 on Interstate 80 eastbound by Wyoming State Troopers. The seizure took place nine miles west of Cheyenne. A 2011 Dodge pickup pulling a horse trailer was pulled over by state troopers for not having visible registration. A highway patrol K-9 [...]
  •   Laramie County Community College is entering a bond election on Nov. 7 that, if passed, will help fund current projects on campus. The current projects are renovations of the Fine Arts and Recreation and Athletic Complex buildings, and construction of an auditorium and new residence hall.   [...]
  • A new Director of Risk Management position is open at Laramie County Community College. According to Rick Johnson, Vice President of Administration and Finance, LCCC will be the first community college in Wyoming to have this position, though it is common in larger colleges and universities. The [...]
  • Wyoming is ranked No. 1 for retirement finances in 2017. This recognition was determined by analyzing dozens of financial metrics, including: tax rates, general cost living, access to affordable housing and the cost of senior [...]
  • Laramie County Community College is hosting a memorial for all the military personnel who have died since 9/11. The memorial will be on campus Nov. 17 through Nov.26 and will be held in the ANB Ballroom in the Clay Pathfinder building. The Student Veterans of America at LCCC are helping with the [...]
  • The High Plains Register is looking for submissions of original music, art, fiction, creative nonfiction and poetry. These submissions are open to Laramie County Community College students, faculty, staff and local and regional writers. Students and staff who submit content will be provided the [...]
  • LCCC’s agriculture division is taking precautionary steps after two horses had to be euthanized for an unknown illness on campus.   Pathology reports have not yet come in but EHV-1 and EHV-4, two common diseases, have been ruled out as the cause, according to an LCCC press release. Another [...]
  • Q: Where did Halloween celebrations originate? A: According to History.com, the ancient origins of Halloween date back to the early Celtic, who lived 2,000 years ago, in the area now known as Ireland, the United Kingdom and northern France. The Celtics celebrated their new year on Nov. 1. This [...]
  • Mary Ludwig and Zeke Sorenson, a history instructor and student engagement & diversity coordinator at Laramie County Community College respectively, have collaborated to create an annual event screening historical movies that provides the audience an opportunity to analyze them. The 1961 film, [...]
  • Mark Jenkins, a world traveler, author, mountain climber, and writer for National Geographic magazine, journeyed to Laramie County Community College on Sept. 27 to present his slideshow, “Tea, Trade, & Tyranny: Tibet & China Over Time.” “Most of us in Wyoming don’t have the occasion [...]
  • Laramie County Community College received a grant from the National College Access Network. LCCC received the grant for being the only two-year institution to increasing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. The application and completion rates of FAFSA have been raised by at least 5 [...]
  • The Dancing with the Stars of Cheyenne event announced it’s two winners.   KGWN-TV NewsChannel 5 anchor Katherine Chloe Cahoon, reporter and anchor for KGWN-TV NewsChannel 5, and her partner, professional dancer Jonathan Hedge won first place. Second place went to Harvey Deselms, from Deselms [...]
  • The Mayors Council for People with Disabilities hosted a forum on Sept. 27 to discuss a new Wyoming law that will charge people with a misdemeanor and a $750 fine for those who attempt to pose their pets as service animals. Michelle Woerner, CEO of K9s 4 Mobility, said that former service dogs have [...]
  • Laramie County Community College’s Board of Trustees reviewed level II planning for the new proposed renovations to the Fine Arts building, RAC and construction of new dormitories. LCCC President Dr. Joe Schaffer said the college earned an overall grade of B in the Institutional Effectiveness [...]
  • For the fourth consecutive year, Cheyenne Regional Medical Center has been awarded for excellence in information technology with a national award. The Hospitals & Health Networks organization and the American Hospital Association conduct the Healthcare’s Most Wired survey each year. The [...]
  • The 2nd annual Best of LCCC Showmanship Contest raised $1,000 toward extra curricular activities for Agriculture students. Forty faculty and staff members, including four deans, participated in the event, held Sept. 26 at the LCCC Arena. The winner from the championship round was Stacie Hassinger, [...]
  • At noon on Wednesday, Sept. 27, world traveler and Natural Geographic writer Mark Jenkins presented  “Tea, Trade & Tyranny: Tibet & China Over Time.” The event was in the Clay Pathfinder Building’s ANB Bank Leadership Center and was held specifically for Laramie County Community [...]
  • On Sept. 20, a male suspect, 16, was arrested on suspicion of possession of explosives. The suspect is related to an explosive device that went off in a downtown alley in Cheyenne on Sept. 18. Nobody was injured in the explosion. The suspect was interviewed by the Cheyenne Police Department and a [...]
  • The President’s Cabinet is now accepting nominations for the Recognition of Excellence awards. The college would like to recognize any employee or team who goes above and beyond to make the college a better place to work. Full-time and part-time employees are eligible for the award regardless of [...]
  • On Sept. 20, a male suspect, 16, was arrested on suspicion of possession of explosives. The suspect is related to an explosive device that went off in a downtown alley in Cheyenne on Sept. 18. Nobody was injured in the explosion. The suspect was interviewed by the Cheyenne Police Department and a [...]
  • Laramie County Community College radiography program recently awarded 15 newly certified radiologic technologists. The 2017 class had a success rate of 100 percent on the national certification exam administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologies. Every state requires this exam in [...]
  • Counseling and Campus Wellness and Grace For 2 Brothers will host a Suicide Prevention Training course. The training will take place from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 29 in the Pathfinder Ballroom, room 108. In this training, LCCC students can become certified Gatekeepers and can learn how to support [...]
  • Local and state police uncovered a marijuana growing operation at an organic farm in southwest Wyoming. The search took place on Aug. 25 after authorities were informed about the marijuana growing operation on the site. Officers confiscated approximately 50 pounds (22.7 kilograms) of processed [...]
  • Fifteen participants earned their Wyoming Certified Public Manager credential from LCCC this month. LCCC is the only accredited program in the state to offer CPM credential opportunity. The CPM program’s main goal is to offer critical skills demanded by leaders in public and nonprofit sectors. [...]
  • The Knights of Pythias’ annual “Nightmare on 17th Street” Haunted House returns to Cheyenne for scary spooky nights. Tickets cost $10. Tickets cost $5 on Friday, Oct. 13 if you come in costume. Military discounts for tickets are offered with ID. Monday, Oct. 30 is Blackout Night. Glow sticks [...]
  • LCCC Surplus Auction

    September 22, 2017

    Laramie County Community College will be holding an online Surplus Auction. This online auction is open for immediate bids. To bid on auction items go to http://bid.wearsauctioneering.com/view-auctions/catalog/id/16562/. On-site preview times will be from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. [...]
  • Document Shredding Day

    September 22, 2017

    The A Through Z Document Destruction / Shred It, Laramie County Community College’s choice for recycling or shredding papers, is offering free recycling to LCCC faculty and staff.   Each person is limited to 100 pounds, or two copy paper sized boxes. Using “Certificates of Destruction,” a [...]
  • A small homemade explosive device detonated in a downtown alley on 17th Street in Cheyenne on Monday, Sept. 18. The Cheyenne Police Department reported the explosion between Pioneer and Carey avenues by the Cheyenne Transitional Center. A video on Facebook posted by the CPD at 1 p.m. Monday showed [...]
  • The Developmental English Student Celebration was at 12:15 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 14 in the Student Lounge. The English department handed out scholarships, outstanding student awards as well as food and prizes in celebration of student accomplishments last [...]
  • Instructor with a story

    September 18, 2017

    Most people think practicing freedom of speech is either difficult because they have to stand up for what they believe in, or that it is overbearing. For Arshi Rizwani-Nisley, practicing her first amendment right comes naturally. Rizwani-Nisley was recently presented the League of Women Voters [...]
  • Donna Hope Betasso Smith

    September 18, 2017

    Donna Hope Betasso Smith, 86, of Centennial, Wyoming, a former member of the Laramie County Community College Board of Trustees, died on July 29, 2017. Smith was born on Aug. 2, 1930 in Boulder, Colorado. She grew up in Boulder and graduated from Boulder High School in 1948. In high school, she was [...]
  • September 2017 security report

    September 18, 2017

    April 21 Incident report Campus Safety completed an incident report in which an individual reported having found scratch marks on their vehicle which had been parked in Lot M on April 19.   April 21 Fire alarm A student left an electric skillet plugged into electricity in his residence hall [...]
  • Laramie County Community College offers a diverse community for a person to engage in. Booming with students between the ages 18 and 65, and faculty from all corners of the world and walks of life, LCCC is a place to get a degree, work and make new friends. Freshman Courtney Williams has found a [...]
  • SGA to fill 11 spots this Fall

    September 18, 2017

    The Student Government Association elections were held between 8 a.m. Monday and 5 p.m. Friday last week. The senate will be filling 11 positions for this election. Students can place their votes on EaglesEye. According to Student Life coordinator Zeke Sorenson, four students will be elected from [...]
  • Drop off coats, gloves, and hats in the box in front of the LCCC Foundation office. Donations will be accepted through the first week of October. They will be cleaned and given to the children and families in need throughout Laramie [...]
  • The second Laramie County Community College Best on Campus Livestock showmanship contest is planned for 6 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Arena. The event is open to faculty, staff and students. Nominations for entry into the contest run at a $10 fee with a stipulation of one nomination per person. Money from [...]
  • Laramie County Community College will potentially move away from being a commuter campus to a residential campus. The Capital Campaign, if passed, will give the college the necessary funds to build a new residence hall. According to LCCC President Dr. Joe Schaffer, the campus has 4,000 to 5,000 [...]
  • Laramie County Community College recently launched a campaign favoring renovation/construction projects for the student dorms, the Recreation and Athletics Complex, and the Fine Arts building. LCCC President Dr. Joe Schaffer said while the student dorms will require the construction of a new [...]
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