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Dr. Max Pickerill was an educator for over 60 years. “Pick,” as he was known, earned the respect of countless students, peers and family members during his extraordinary career. He began teaching chemistry at Colby Community College in 1974. Although he officially retired in 2008, he continued teaching part-time until his death in May 2011.

He received numerous awards including the “Tangeman Outstanding Instructor of the Year” at CCC in 1988 and 2008. In 1998, the Lecture Series at CCC was named the “Dr. Max Pickerill Lecture Series” in honor of his 50 years of dedication to students and the field of education.

The Lecture Series is supported through the generosity of anonymous donors. There is no admission charge for Lecture Series events.

The next presenter in the Lecture Series is Dr. Jim Mochoruk of the University of North Dakota.

Dr. David Aiken, Sept. 5, 2017, 7 p.m., CCC Cultural Arts Center 

Dr. David Aiken is a professor in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Agricultural Economics. An attorney, Aiken has taught agricultural law, water law and environmental law in the University of Nebraska Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources for nearly four decades.

Aiken is the author of “Development of the Appropriation Doctrine: Adapting Water Allocation Policies to Semi-Arid Environs” (Great Plains Quarterly 1988). He has authored articles on water law and agricultural law, specializing in ground water management policies, agricultural nonpoint pollution control policies, and the tension between environmental protection and irrigation development.
His September 5 presentation will examine the historical development of water law in the western United States, how water and its scarcity has influenced economic development of West, and western water policy challenges, including how global warming will influence Western ground water management policies.

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 Studio Friday, hosted by college art instructor Rebel Jay, is held the first Friday of each month (during the academic year).  The events are in Ferguson Hall, rooms 502 and 503, from 9 a.m.-noon and from 1-3 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend.  There is no charge. 

Campus Facilities


Kipp Nelson, Pool Manager

The college swimming pool will be closed until June 19 for repairs.

PricesOpen SwimLap Swim
Per Person$3Mon. & Thurs.4-7 p.m.Mon.-Fri.5-7 a.m.

Tues. & Weds.4-8 p.m.
 Tues/Thurs/Fri11:30-1 p.m.

Fri.4-6 p.m.
Punch Pass

 5 -  $12.75
12 - $22.50

 Sat. & Sun.1-5 p.m.   
Group* Rental$30
+$10 for lifeguard
*for up to 20 people    




Bobette Maier, Dental Hygiene Director

The main clinical site is located on Colby Community College campus where students learn under the close supervision of a licensed dentist and licensed hygienists. This clinic is open to the public and provides services at reduced rates. Call 785.460.5438 to make an appointment for one of the following services:

  • Preventative care
  • Public dental health services
  • Oral cancer screenings
  • Oral health presentations


Amber Nuttycomb, Director of Massage Therapy

Massage therapy students offer 60 minute massages on Monday evenings. The price is $25 for the full hour. Massages will be given in Thomas Hall, located at 1255 South Range in Colby. Call 785.460.4797 to book an appointment or schedule online by clicking the button below.



The mission of Colby Community College is engaging others in learning and service opportunities to positively affect their world.  

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Colby Community College is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and diversity.


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