Latest stories

  • Laramie County Community College is currently in need of old license plates to be used in the renovation of the college’s Crossroads Building. While all old license plates will be accepted, those from states besides Wyoming are especially needed. If, for some reason, some of the plates cannot be [...]
  • Student Art is now being exhibited at Laramie County Community College’s Esther and John Clay Fine Arts Gallery and will be on display through May 1.  At noon on April 11, a reception was held in the gallery where various artists, students and faculty gathered to view and speak about the works. [...]
  • The Laramie County Community College student leadership institute is organizing a campus cleanup on April 18. The campus clean-up is open to all student groups on campus, as well as other students who want to help out. While the event is to be held on Wed. April 18, Zeke Sorenson, coordinator of [...]
  • Volunteers are needed for EMT student training at Laramie County Community College. From 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 21 at the LCCC Training Center, there will be a Mass Casualty Incident Simulation. Those who volunteer for the training will be acting as patients. Free lunch and snacks will [...]
  • On March 14, South High students joined the national school walkout to call lawmakers into action on school safety.     [...]
  • Etiquette Dinner 2018

    April 11, 2018

    The Student Leadership Institute gathered for an etiquette dinner where students learned proper dinner etiquette and networked with some of Cheyenne’s business professional leaders.   [...]
  • The Student Open Forum will be at 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, April 10, in the College Community Center Student Lounge. This forum is put on by the Student Government Association each year for students to voice their concerns to the college administration, as well as the president of the [...]
  • The 2018 Wyoming Legislature took up the issue of redefining punishments for edible marijuana in the state. Two bills would have helped state law enforcement define and set criminal charges for anyone caught with non-traditional marijuana — edibles or concentrate. House Bill 16, which focused on [...]
  • Laramie County Community College encourages the use of the U.S. Department of Security RUN, HIDE, FIGHT plan to stay safe during a violent attack. Laramie County Community College’s campus safety director James Crosby and assistant campus safety director Juan Maldonado talked about the ways [...]
  • Phi Theta Kappa proposed several changes be made to campus to benefit the veterans attending Laramie County Community College. A team of PTK members and Student Veterans of America members met with LCCC President Dr. Joe Schaffer with their concerns. Schaffer then asked PTK to come up with a formal [...]
  • Laramie County Community College is still in the process of finding a new Director of Athletics & Recreation. At this time, Vince Gibson holds the interim position as the search continues. Judy Hay, Vice President of Student Services, has been overseeing the committee in charge of finding a new [...]
  • Laramie County law enforcement conducts training in active shooting scenarios and utilizes school facilities to authenticize situations.   According to Lieutenant Kevin James of the Laramie County sheriff’s department, officers go through annual training. The trainings are 10 hours at a [...]
  • Laramie County Community College is home to the Children’s Discovery Center. The school takes children from infancy to five years of age. Any child can be accepted into the program, however, not all children are accepted. Because of the abundant flow of families within the community trying to get [...]
  • Anyone who has scrolled through social media, watched news channels or read newspapers over the last year could hardly escape hearing about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) controversy in Washington D.C. and the political arguments it has spurred. Still, the status of DACA [...]
  • The Laramie County Community College Board of Trustees meeting on March 21 covered everything from future technologies to enrollment strategies. There were, however, a few important conversations over future technologies, legislation concerning Wyoming Community Colleges, WyoTech’s future, Guided [...]
  • At the Laramie County Community College’s Board of Trustees meeting on Feb. 28, the motion to adopt LCCC’s first official fight song, “Birds of Prey,” was carried unanimously. Cameron Norby, a music major, wrote the musical number for the song, and all of the music majors of 2018 are [...]
  • Stand Your Ground was brought forward to the senate by Sen. Anthony Bouchard R-Cheyenne. This bill passed with multiple amendments to make the bill clearer due to questionable fraises stated in the bill. This brought controversy to Stand Your Ground. Depending on the view point Stand Your Ground [...]
  • The Laramie County Community College Student Government Association this month gave an update on a new scholarship they have been working on for future leadership students. Currently, the SGA is fundraising to get the scholarship on its feet and multiple members have committed a portion of their [...]
  • Laramie County Community College’s Summer Educational Experiences for Kids (SEEK) and other programs will open for registration at 7 a.m. this Wednesday, March 28. Because of strong interest in these classes, families are encouraged to register their children early in order to enroll in their [...]
  • Within our country, there is a clear divide when it comes to certain political views.  In Wyoming, there is a history of division, like the Johnson County War, just as any other state has. The earliest division was simply between the north and south counties of the state. Farmers and stock growers [...]
  • Laramie County Community College’s Theatre received two awards from this year’s Region 7 Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival. The festival honored several people for last fall’s production of “The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later”. Lighting designer Alexander Soden, stage [...]
  • Laramie County Community College is still in the process of finding a new Athletic and Recreation Director. Currently, Vince Gibson holds the interim position as the search continues. Judy Hay, Vice President of Student Services, has been overseeing the committee in charge of finding a new athletic [...]
  • Laramie County Community College’s Learning Commons, located in the Ludden Library, is undergoing new changes and expansions to increase the amount of academic help that it can offer students, ease the difficulties of scheduling appointments and offer employment to experienced students. The [...]
  • The Cheyenne Civic Center will host a musical performance by Lyle Lovett & His Large Band on Sept. 5. Tickets went on sale March 16 and can now be purchased online at, in person at the box office, located at 510 W. 20th St. in Cheyenne, or by calling 307-637-6363. [...]
  • The 2018 Spring Career Fair will be held  for students looking for jobs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on March 27 at Laramie County Community College’s Recreation and Athletic Center. Currently, the list of employers that will be attending include:    Allstate Insurance Company American Cancer [...]
  • Laramie County Community College is hosting Reality Town from 8 a.m. to  11:15 a.m. at Laramie High School. From 9- 11 a.m., April 11, there will be another Reality Town at the LCCC campus for Burns High School, Pines Bluff High School and private school students. To volunteer, please call Jasmine [...]
  • Laramie County Community College Staff Senate is going to award two LCCC employees with the Staff of the Year award. The award recognizes employees who make outstanding contributions. Staff members are encouraged to fill out the nomination forms, e-mailed to them by the Staff Senate, before Friday, [...]
  • Taste of Pathways

    March 22, 2018

    The Taste planning team hopes to see you at the Taste of Pathways. The Taste of Pathways will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Mar. 30 in the ANB Bank Leadership Center, which is located in the Clay Pathfinder Building. The Taste planning team will be providing lunch, committee information, and [...]
  • The Adult Career and Education System, or ACES, is giving high school students an opportunity to complete their high school equivalency with a new schedule of classes, free of charge at Laramie County Community College. The program is available for residents 16 years or older. The first session of [...]
  • Leslie John Balsiger, 68, passed away Jan. 4, 2018 in Medford, Oregon. He was born in Wilsonville, Oregon on Sept. 7, 1949. Balsiger started working at Laramie County Community College in Feb. 2010 as the director of learning technologies until 2017, when he moved to Oregon. On Balsiger’s [...]
  • The Laramie County Community College auto body repair program received a tool grant and a donation from the Collision Repair Education Foundation. The program was notified it had been awarded the grant in October after applying for it last year.  In the middle of January, the program received a [...]
  • The Wyoming House of Representatives is debating a bill dealing with state-funded capital construction, which could ultimately impact LCCC maintenance and construction projects. “Essentially what the state is trying to do is we’ve got all this money sitting in the Permanent Mineral Trust Fund, [...]
  • John Sanford will be retiring from full-time teaching at the end of this semester after having taught psychology courses at LCCC since 1989. Before becoming a full-time instructor in 2001, Sanford was a local marriage and family therapist for 15 years in addition to being an adjunct instructor here [...]
  • Laramie County Community College and the Boys and Girls Club of Cheyenne (BGCC) partnered up to create a unique experience for Cheyenne high school students. On Feb. 15 in room CCI 142, BGCC opened their doors to high school students who are members. The partnership is unique because LCCC is the [...]
  • A new café is on the rise in Cheyenne: Central Café, located at 3920 Central Ave., has a lot to offer. The idea is part of Central Café LLC, which is a group that owns the small business in Cheyenne. Jenna Beahm was selected to be the general manager of the café. The café will offer many food [...]
  • LCCC’s theatre program received two awards at the Region 7 Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival this year. Alexander Soden won the Region 7 Legacy Award for Design, Technology and Management for his work with lighting design on “The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later.” Soden won a [...]
  • The Dean of School of Health Sciences & Wellness, Terry Harper, is retiring after five years with LCCC. Harper said she sees her time in Cheyenne as a wonderful opportunity that has opened her eyes to the west. Compared to her home state of Michigan, she says Wyoming winds are harsh, and she [...]
  • The Library of Congress Veterans History Project is seeking volunteer interviewers and veterans interested in being interviewed. This project would capture veterans’ histories and preserve them for future education. It is locally sponsored by the Cheyenne Veterans Affairs Hospital. Prospective [...]
  • Free English as a second language and Civics/U.S. history classes are being hosted by the Adult Career and Education System starting on March 5 at Laramie County Community College. It will be a fun and interactive environment that utilizes technology to improve your knowledge of English an U.S. [...]
  • It has been called the “Enigma,” “Campus Free Press” and “Crow Creek Gazette,” the latter referring to the dirty creek running occasionally though the southside of town. In 1976, the student newspaper at Laramie County Community College was changed to “Wingspan” by Jeanne Uphoff and [...]
  • Laramie County Community College released a plan to acquire Laramie-based WyoTech with the release of a prospectus. The prospectus outlines the support the college will need in both the short term and long term from the state, Albany County and the city of Laramie, and WyoTech’s current owner. [...]
  • Starting last fall semester, Laramie County Community College collaborated with Recover Wyoming, a non-profit organization that offers services to people in recovery from addiction. Every second and fourth Tuesday of every month, Recover Wyoming has been coming to LCCC and offers a peer-led, [...]
  • The LCCC student government was joined by Student Veterans of America representative Chris Runnels, who will be attending SGA meetings regularly to give input on what his organization is doing around campus. Runnels spoke on how SVA got approved to conduct a portion of orientation around campus to [...]
  • The University of Wyoming is currently considering switching from their current tuition system to a block tuition style in the fall of 2018. This switch will allow full-time students to take more than the required 12 credit hours needed for full-time status without having to pay for any extra [...]
  • With all of the equipment Laramie County Community College’s Campus Safety and Security has at its disposal, the Cheyenne campus is under surveillance 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. James Crosby, the campus safety director for LCCC, has been with the college for the past five years and brought [...]
  •   LCCC has added options for students in the College of Business, Agriculture and Technical Studies to enter the workplace faster with new certificates.   The LCCC Board of Trustees approved the two new certificates in late January. The certificates would help local companies hire [...]
%d bloggers like this: