LCCC seeks renovation funds from Legislature to avoid using student fees

Laramie County Community College is looking at getting at least half of the funds needed to renovate the Fine Arts building and construct a new performing arts center from the Legislature.   Daniel Powell, dean of Arts and Humanities, said that before the bond was voted down in November, LCCC went to the Legislature and

Adult Career and Education Services seeking more students

Laramie County Community College has an Adult Career and Education Services program seeking more students to enroll for the spring English as a Second Language session. The session begins on March 5. Adult Career and Education Services – or ACES – is a grant-funded program that provides education for those seeking English as a Second

The Giving Tree program brings good tidings to children of LCCC students

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 claimed for a

Podcast: Interview with LCCC AVP Lisa Trimble

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 Trimble discusses in an interview how she plans

LCCC receives Ellbogen grant

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 statewide.

Golden Eagles go 1-2 on opening weekend

The Golden Eagles men’s basketball team started the 2017 season with three games at home, finishing the Tip-Off Classic with a record of 1-2. The men’s team tipped off the season with a 78-75 loss Nov. 2 against Northwest College. Sophomore guard Elijah Oliver led the Golden Eagles with 26 points. LCCC point guard Zaire

Equine program lifts quarantine ban on stables

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. Along with the two horses, another

Racial justice, it doesn’t start here

“What is that black stuff on your hands? Is that ink? Did you get that from choking a black guy or something?” When someone tells a racist joke at Laramie County Community College, I’d expect that the administration would have zero tolerance for it.  Imagine my surprise, it didn’t start here. Since I can’t shake

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