The Day Before expected to draw more than 300 new students for first-annual event

Mark your calendars and get ready to celebrate ‘The Day Before.” The inaugural event is in association with the new Guided Pathways program that Laramie County Community College is hosting. The Day Before is aptly named as it takes place Aug. 20, the day before classes officially kick off for the Fall 2019 semester. With

PHOTO GALLERY: LCCC’s 48th annual Commencement ceremony

[Best_Wordpress_Gallery id=”16″ gal_title=”2019 LCCC Graduation Ceremony”] Wingspan photos by: Janel Bruner, Jasmine Wilburn-Leftwich, and Zach Ward. Gallery compiled by: David Soule.

Rediscover LCCC Scholarship helps 100 students back into school

A pilot program to provide scholarship money to former Laramie County Community College students who want to return to school has been well received after launching last year, the college’s president said. The Rediscover LCCC program is funded from three sources.  President Dr. Joe Schaffer said that an estate donation has been applied to helping

Construction bill could grant funding for college projects

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, this huge amount of money that we have invested wisely and

Boys and Girls Club partners with LCCC

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 first college to integrate

With no bond, trustees plan next step

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 of a performance hall, renovations and expansion of

New classification compensation system

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 wages that employees receive. Within this new system, no salaries will be

Post Capital Campaign Election Results Interviews

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 Powell on their reactions to the

President Schaffer talks about his past, job, love of outdoors

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 spoken with me 15 to 20 years

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