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  • The Cheyenne- Laramie County Health Department is wanting employees to know basic food safety guidelines. Sodexo Manager Kennith Coder explained some health safety guide lines his staff performs everyday to be successful at Laramie County Community College.   “There are health and safety [...]
  • The Giving Tree is an organization that helps children of LCCC students receive gifts from the campus community and citizens of Cheyenne. The deadline for students to sign their children up is Friday, Dec. 8 There are a total of 59 stars signed for the program but unfortunately 24 stars have been [...]
  • Phi Theta Kappa of Laramie County Community College is partnering with the Student Veterans of America for a service project that will send care packages and letters to service members of the National Guard here in Cheyenne that were recently deployed. There are three types of items needed. Food: [...]
  • Lisa Trimble is now the permanent Associate Vice President of Institutional Advancement at Laramie County Community College. Trimble has been the interim AVP since Jan. 2017. The AVP is the executive director of the LCCC Foundation and looks over public relations and marketing of the college. Below [...]
  •   Small towns, such as Paola, Kansas, can grow amazing things. Clark Harris, the Vice President of Academic Affairs, grew up in Paola, where he started out helping his dad with their vegetable garden. Soon after the garden became Harris’s where he sold the vegetables to markets and grocery [...]
  • Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue will be performing at the Cheyenne Civic Center on Jan. 31. Troy Andrews, also known as Trombone Shorty, plays a mix of jazz, hip hop, and heritage music. Andrews is coming to Cheyenne as part of a tour to promote his ninth album, “Parking Lot Symphony.” [...]
  • The Cheyenne-Laramie County Employees Federal Credit Union will be sponsoring an event called “Take Your Best Shot.” This is a photo contest that will be held Feb. 1 – Feb. 28 at the Cheyenne Civic Center and will be limited to the first 150 photos received. Registration will be held from [...]
  • Laramie County Community College sought a $29.8 million bond in this past election for renovations and projects on campus; however, the bond failed. This bond would have helped LCCC achieve and finish the Strategic Plan by 2020. This plan included renovations of the Fine Arts building, construction [...]
  • Don’t fear the flu shot

    November 30, 2017

    When the year transitions into fall and winter, people get flu shots so they don’t get sick. Students can get flu shots at the Wyoming Department of Health and local pharmacies. Laramie County Community College is not offering flu shots due to budget cuts and lack of donations. “Prices have not [...]
  • Out with D2L, in with Canvas

    November 30, 2017

    In 2018 Laramie County Community College will welcome a new learning management system called Canvas, which will replace Desire2Learn. This new project has already been implemented into some grade schools and colleges across the state, including the University of Wyoming. The Albany County Campus [...]
  • Goodbye STATAWAY

    November 29, 2017

    Laramie County Community College has eliminated the STATWAY sequence of developmental math courses. Elhadji Gaye, a mathematics instructor at LCCC, said in an email to the college staff that the pathway was cut due to low enrollment. Gaye also said that the full STATWAY sequence was only offered [...]
  • The Dental Hygiene program is selling poinsettias, Christmas cactus’ and succulent plants this holiday season in a fundraiser to support its pinning ceremony. The flowers that are being sold are from Fun Services in Colorado. Sizes vary from poinsettias, either 6 ½” inches or 8 ½” inches [...]
  • Laramie County Community College is implementing a new classification and compensation system. In the fall of 2016, the Board of Trustees asked President Dr. Joe Schaffer to update the current classification and compensation system. The classification and compensation system are the salaries or [...]
  • Cheyenne musician Mark Madrid gets the opportunity of a lifetime to record his new upcoming record in the famous Blasting Room Studios starting in January. The Blasting Room Studio, located in Fort Collins, Colorado, has been working with well-known bands from all corners of the globe. The studio [...]
  • December 2017 security report

    November 27, 2017

    Oct. 22 Reckless driving Campus Safety documented a case of reckless driving in Parking Lot M.   Oct. 23 Injury A staff member reported having sustained an injury (unknown location on campus).   Oct. 23 Policy violation Campus Safety and deputies from Laramie County Sheriff’s Office [...]
  • Laramie County Community College students are required to take sexual assault and drug abuse prevention training through an online training program called Not Anymore before registering for spring semester. Students are instructed to complete two Not Anymore online courses and receive at least a 70 [...]
  • More students will soon be able to get help from the Laramie County Community College Pantry thanks to efforts by the Student Engagement and Diversity Office. The group of students, staff and faculty members is moving the food bank, and bringing in more food for students. “When we’re up and [...]
  • A student from Laramie County Community College won the POWER UP Retro Renegade sweepstakes from the Retro Renegade National Prize Sweepstakes. Sierra Hennelly, feature editor of Wingspan, was selected as one of 23 winners. POWER UP is a feature in Sodexo’s more than 600 college and university [...]
  •   Lisa Trimble is now the permanent Associate Vice President of Institutional Advancement at Laramie County Community College. Trimble has been the interim AVP since Jan. 2017. The AVP is the executive director of the LCCC Foundation and looks over public relations and marketing of the [...]
  • LCCC receives Ellbogen grant

    November 14, 2017

    Laramie County Community College recently received the Ellbogen grant, an award to help high school students. The award will provide educational opportunities across Wyoming, and is totaled at $50,000 which will improve the LCCC’s GEAR UP program. This program will reach 2,500 students [...]
  • Brain Candy Live! will perform at 7 p.m. on April 27 at the Cheyenne Civic Center. The show stars Adam Savage, Editor in Chief of Tested.com and former co-host of the Discovery series MythBusters, and Michael Stevens, creator of the YouTube channel Vsauce. The show will feature demonstrations of [...]
  • The Laramie County Community College Board of Trustees met Oct. 18 to discuss the final plans for the Capital Campaign renovations, in-state tuition and a policy change regarding student misconduct. The board unanimously passed Planning Level II for the Fine Arts building and the Recreation and [...]
  • The Halloween Bake Sale and Raffle at Laramie County Community College raised over $2,400 for the Curie Fund, a fund from the Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Radiation Oncology Department that helps cancer patients who need financial help pay for utilities and school supplies.   Prizes were [...]
  • Recover Wyoming is hosting peer-led support group meetings for Laramie County Community College students and members of the Cheyenne community that are recovering or wanting to recover from addiction. The meetings are at 2 p.m. on Nov. 14, Nov. 28 and Dec. 12 in the College Community Center (CCC) [...]
  • A new scan-training robot is teachings sonography students through simulation and physical interaction. The sonography program at Laramie County Community College received a new scan-trainer robot and stand that helps students become more comfortable with trans-vaginal ultrasounds. The machine [...]
  • The Laramie County Community College Student Government Association’s staff has had a rocky start this year with two resignations, an impeachment case and a new addition to the senate. Sebastian Houston stepped down from the vice presidency on Oct. 17, with Constance Woolhether stepping up from [...]
  • Wingspan hosted a full election broadcast coverage of the Capital Campaign Elections results at 8 p.m. MT on spectrum 191 in Laramie County on Nov. 8th. We interviewed President Dr. Joe Schaffer, Board Chair of Trustees, Carol Merrell, and the Dean of the School of Arts and Humanities, Daniel [...]
  • Laramie County Community College hosted its annual Flag Raising Ceremony this morning at 8:15 a.m. outside of the Administration Building. Kevin Yarbrough, Program Assistant/Interpreter, Disability Support Services and James Miller, Interim Dean of Student Life were guest speakers. Chief Master [...]
  • Laramie County voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly rejected a bond that would have gone toward improving LCCC’s Fine Arts Building, Recreation and Athletics Center and residence halls. Of people who cast ballots, 58.78 percent voted against the bond, and 41.22 percent voted for it. The approximately [...]
  • After the spring semester, students at Wyoming community colleges won’t be able to get free class credits anymore, as the Wyoming Community College Commission plans to remove the credit cap. Students currently attending a community college in Wyoming only pay up to 12 credits worth of tuition, [...]
  • Oct. 2 Stolen items A student reported items taken from her vehicle.  The location of the incident is undetermined. It was a delayed report to Campus Safety, having originally occurred on Sept.29. The vehicle had been parked at both the Pathfinder building parking lot and at the student’s [...]
  • Laramie County Community College’s faculty and students will perform a recital on Nov. 19 at 3 p.m. at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church. The literature in the recital will be personally handpicked by its performers.  According to Beth Kean, a vocal music instructor at LCCC, many performers work on [...]
  • Study near, far or abroad

    November 7, 2017

    The Study Abroad Program is leaving for Alicante, Spain on May 19 and coming back June 3 this spring semester. “Anyone can get involved as long as they are a part of the study abroad program,” said Juan Antonio Bernabeau, a Spanish instructor. To get involved in the study abroad program, a [...]
  • Hiking, camping, canoeing and exploring the outdoors are many of the ways Brandi Cervera, Laramie County Community College’s new director of financial aid, spends her time. “I love to be outdoors in remote places in all seasons,” Cervera said. Cervera was born in northern Florida, where [...]
  • While there are many scholarships available to Laramie County Community College students, some might not be aware of them. Two scholarships at LCCC are the Presidential Scholarship and the Dean’s Scholarship. The Presidential Scholarship is available for graduating high school seniors who earned [...]
  • Wingspan RAC Survey

    November 7, 2017

    The Recreation & Athletic Complex is a place at Laramie County Community College where students can participate in activities and get fit. LCCC is proposing RAC renovations to encourage more students to use the facility. The RAC has been long overdue for a renovations, and students have come [...]
  • D2L changes once again

    November 7, 2017

    There are coordinating efforts across Wyoming to get a new learning management system known as Canvas implemented in schools. The University of Wyoming has already implemented Canvas, and five other Wyoming community colleges are moving forward with the project. In 2018, most schools across the [...]
  • On Oct. 24, the quarantine that prevented any horses from leaving or being brought onto the Laramie County Community College campus was lifted by the equine program. LCCC’s equine program enforced the quarantine on Oct. 6 after two horses were euthanized in the LCCC stalls for an unknown illness. [...]
  • Students Working in their field Laramie County Community College offers ways to begin your career while earning a degree. Megan Davis, an LCCC freshman,  graduated from East High School in Cheyenne.  Davis works at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center as a Certified Nurse’s Assistant. Her hours [...]
  • Laramie County Community College is hosting numerous substance abuse workshops There will be a couple of workshops within campus involving awareness and understanding on the difference between habits and addictions. The Substance Use Awareness Week workshops will be hosted by LCCC’s Student Life, [...]
  • Laramie County Community College has not had a marijuana problem on campus or in the residence hall within the last couple of semesters. At the end of September, 197 pounds of marijuana was confiscated west of Cheyenne. According to LCCC’s Campus Security, there have not been any reports or [...]
  • The Laramie County Community College Flex Tech building was awarded the Grand Prize Award by CTA Architects Engineers for its design. The building was awarded for its excellence in educational facility design and for having attributes that are worthy of imitation. The CTA Architects Engineers [...]
  • The quarantine for horses at Laramie County Community College has been lifted after a recent incident on campus where an ill horse was put in isolation. Strangles, a common equine illness, was the culprit that caused the horse to be put into isolation. College administrators, veterinarians and [...]
  • Ron Bailey

    October 25, 2017

    Former Director of Campus Security Ron Bailey, 75,  died Oct. 20 after a battle with cancer. Bailey was born in Chicago on Dec. 9, 1941. After graduating high school in 1961, he enlisted in the United States Air Force as a member of the Air Police. Bailey served on bases in Germany, Iceland, [...]
  • Halloween Bash

    October 25, 2017

    LCCC’s Halloween Bash will be held on Thursday, Oct. 26 in the Student Lounge. There will be a Booze Fest at 11 a.m. and a costume contest. Winners will be announced at 12 p.m. There will be an individual and group category for the costume contest. To enter,you must be at the student lounge by [...]
  • Canned food drive

    October 25, 2017

    The Laramie County Community College Campus dining services will be holding a food drive to benefit the COMEA shelter. Donations will be accepted from Oct. 2 – Oct. 27 at these areas on campus: Coffee 101, Emporium and Dining Hall. By donating two cans at Coffee 101 between 7:30 a.m. to 5 [...]
  • Halloween bake sale

    October 25, 2017

    The LCCC Radiography Club will be putting on their annual Halloween Bake Sale and Raffle from 8 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Oct. 26 in the Student Landing. Enter the raffle to have a chance to win a Ryobi 18 volt lithium ion drill and circular saw starter kit or a $100 Amazon gift card. The grand [...]
  • The LCCC Food Pantry has moved and is now located in the Crossroads Building. With the new location, the pantry is looking for donations. To donate; deliver single serve-meals, canned fruit, canned meats, freezer foods, soups nuts and canned vegetables, etc. to Zeke Sorenson in room CCC109 or the [...]
  • Obituary: Ron Bailey

    October 24, 2017

    Former Director of Campus Security Ron Bailey, 75,  died Oct. 20 after a battle with cancer. Bailey was born in Chicago on Dec. 9, 1941. After graduating high school in 1961, he enlisted in the United States Air Force as a member of the Air Police. Bailey served on bases in Germany, Iceland, [...]
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