The Pronghorn Pronk

Moving forward by leaps and bounds….

November 2013, Volume 3, Issue 10 – Page 3

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The Lamar Community College Rodeo team held the Antelope Stampede October 4-6 at the Prowers County Fairgrounds. LCC freshman Codie Brown won Breakaway Roping and is now 6th in the event in the Central Rocky Montain Region.  Brooke Smith finished 6th in Goat Tying and James Ellet placed 10th in steer wrestling.  The team will be in Cheyenne, WY this weekend to complete the fall schedule.

Jenna Randle, Marketing Director

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Photos By Sheila Dieterle, Campus Bookstore Manager

LCC’s Cosmotology Department spent some time in the LCC Bookstore demostrating their skills in nail art, chalking, and hair extensions.

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Learning Support Services is working to make students successful by implementing the following programs:

1. Athletic sign-in roster:

The athletic staff has been very active in getting

students to utilize the tutoring center and LRC/library. This initiative has taken place since the early part of the semester and has been very positive for both parties. During study hall hours, students can be found in the tutoring center or library working on their homework, school projects, or simply making-up an exam.

2. Supplemental Instruction:

This semester we are focusing on specialized tutoring –tutors have been assigned to several classes to assist with classroom activities, note taking, technology assistance, etc. This model focuses on building rapport with the students throughout the semester and helps eliminate the stigma of asking for help (this model also assists in building learning communities outside of the classroom). We encourage faculty to take advantage of this opportunity by contacting our tutors and letting them know if there is a particular subject area of concern. LCC9'10 293

3. Early Alert Process:

The second early alert has been initiated, we are going to make every effort (through the tutoring center) to contact each individual student who was identified in the early alert process and encourage them to seek assistance. With only 7 weeks left in the semester, it is crucial students remain engaged in their academic studies, we will work hard to communicate our services to them.

4. Extended hours:

We believe in the value of having access to resources throughout the semester, so we will make a number of resources available on the weekends. Starting Sunday, October 20

students will have access to the tutoring center every Sunday evening for computer use, internet, wireless access, and printers. Starting on November 2nd, tutors will be available to assist in multiple subject areas, so please make sure to communicate this information to your students and athletes.

Tutoring Lab Hours Open

Monday-Thursday Friday

8:00am-8:00pm 8:00am-5:00pm

October 20th……Sunday Extended Hours: 5:00-8:00pm

Computers and assistance available in Bowman 129

TRiO Events

TRANSFER TRIP TO CSU Pueblo:

Friday, November 15th

Sign up with Berna Griego at 336.1536 or in Bowman 152.

TRANSFER FAIR:

Wednesday, November 6th

10:30am-12:00pm in the Bowman Building.

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This month’s star employee and student are Clint Buringa and Kelly Emick.

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Make sure to stop in at the bookstore a great place to find unique gifts, office supplies, or just stop by for a cup of hot coffee!

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IMG_7140The Fitness Center is open to LCC students as well as community members. Attendants work with members to set and work toward fitness goals. All Fitness Center staff members are CPR certified to ensure members work out in a safe environment.

Personal training services are available at an additional charge.

HOURS

Mon-Thurs 5:00 a – 7:30 p Friday 5:00 a – 6:00 p Saturday 8:00 – 1:00 p

If you have an article or photo you would like to share please email it to kristy.trowbridge@lamarcc.edu.

Lamar Community College is on Twitter @LamarComCollege and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/lamarcommunitycollege

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