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  1. Cross Country Off to a Solid Start

    The Colby Community College men’s and women’s cross country teams topped other community colleges competing at the Sept. 15 Fort Hays State University Sand Plum Invitational in Victoria. All teams more...

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  2. Malek POTW for Second Time

    Colby Community College sophomore volleyball player Aleksandra Malek was named the week four Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference (KJCCC) Division I Player of the Week. She earned the same recognition more...

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  3. Volleyball Win Streak at Eleven

    The Colby Community College Lady Trojans volleyball team ran their win streak to eleven Monday night in Great Bend with a four-set victory over Barton County, 20-25, 25-23, 25-17 and 25-18.  more...

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  4. Ten Straight for Volleyball

    The Colby Community College Lady Trojans volleyball team swept Butler County in three sets Friday night at the Colby Community Building, 25-17, 25-22, and 26-24. The win marked the  more...

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  5. CCC Hosts Constitution Day Presentation

    The staff at the Colby Community College H.F. Davis Memorial Library will host a Constitution Day presentation by Mike Baughn on Thursday, Sept. 15 at 11 a.m.  more...

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  6. Lecture Series Features Jeff Sekavec

    Dr. Jeff Sekavec, CCC alumnus and U.S. Air Force veteran, will be the first speaker at the 2016-17 Dr. Max Pickerill Lecture Series on Tuesday, Sept. 27. The presentation begins at more...

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  7. NIRA Rodeo Sept. 16-18

    More than 500 contestants from 24 Kansas and Oklahoma colleges will compete in the annual Colby Community College National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA) Rodeo Sept. 16-18 at the  more...

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  8. Lady Trojans Win in Three

    The Colby Community College Lady Trojans volleyball team picked up their first conference win of the season in a three-set sweep over more...

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  9. Trojan Cross Country Begins

    The Colby Community College men’s and women’s cross country teams held intrasquad time trials and are ready to open the season Friday with a home meet on campus.  more...

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  10. Malek Named POTW

    Colby Community College sophomore volleyball player Aleks Malek was named the week one Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference (KJCCC) Division I Player of the Week. more...

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  11. Night Golf Moved

    The 6th Annual Night Golf Tournament hosted by the CCC Lady Trojan volleyball team has been moved from Sept. 3 to Saturday, Oct. 1, at Meadow Lake Golf Course.  more...

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  12. CCC Value Ranked High Again

    Colby Community College ranked No. 36 out of 821 colleges on WalletHub’s 2016’s Best and Worst Community Colleges. WalletHub, a financial website, based the rankings across 12 key metrics, ranging from more...

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  13. Annual Volleyball Fundraiser Sept. 3

    The Colby Community College Lady Trojan volleyball team will host the 6th Annual Night Golf Tournament on Saturday, Sept. 3, at Meadow Lake Golf Course.  more...

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  14. Pickerill's Parking Space Auctioned

    The Colby Community College Endowment Foundation began a new tradition this year by auctioning the sign used in a reserved parking stall awarded to long-time chemistry instructor Dr. Max “Pick” Pickerill. The sign was  more...

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  15. Former Trojan to Wrestle in Olympics

    Former Colby Community College all-American wrestler Bekzod Abdurakhmonov will represent his home country of Uzbekistan in the Summer Olympics Aug. 19 in Rio de Janeiro. At 74 kilograms, Abdurakhmonov more...

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  16. Softball Fundraiser Aug. 27-28

    The Colby Community College Lady Trojan softball team will host the 14th Annual Duck Soup Tournament August 27-28 at the City of Colby softball fields. Games begin on Saturday, Aug. 27, at 6 p.m. and 1 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 28. more...

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  17. Study Finds CCC a Good Investment

    Colby Community College ranked 11th out of 565 community colleges nationwide in the Best Community Colleges of 2016 study by SmartAsset, a financial advising company. more...

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  18. CCC Invitation for Third Party Comments

    Colby Community College is seeking comments from the public about the college in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. more...

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  19. Volleyball Recognized in Classroom

    The Colby Community College Lady Trojans volleyball team earned the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award for their classroom performance during the 2015-16 season. The award honors more...

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  20. Ribbon Cutting for Renovated Student Housing

    Colby Community College will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open the renovated north section of the Living Center North residence hall on Friday, August 12, at 4 p.m. The ceremony will be  more...

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  21. Men's Basketball Fundraiser Set for Aug. 20

    The Colby Community College men’s basketball team will host a golf tournament on Saturday, Aug. 20, at Meadow Lake Golf Course. All proceeds support  more...

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  22. Women's XC Named Team of the Year

    The 2015-16 Colby Community College women’s cross country team earned recognition for their classroom performance as the National Junior College Athletic Association recently named them an Academic Team of the Year. more...

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  23. Spring 2016 Honor Rolls Announced

    The Registrar’s Office at Colby Community College has announced the names of students who achieved academic distinction for the spring semester. To earn a place more...

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  24. Spring Graduates Announced

    Colby Community College conferred 264 degrees and certificates on May 13 during the 51st annual commencement ceremonies at the Colby Community Building. Graduates are more...

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  25. Lady Trojans Sign Three State Champs

    Colby Community College head women’s basketball coach Antowin Edwards and his staff have added three more student-athletes to the 2016 roster. Wichita South High School’s  more...

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  26. Bennett Named New VP of Academics

    Colby Community College President Seth Carter announced the selection of Brad Bennett as Vice President of Academic Affairs. Bennett will fill the position vacated by  more...

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  27. Women's Basketball Signs Three From Kansas

    Colby Community College head women’s basketball coach Antowin Edwards announced three Kansas student-athletes have signed national letters of intent to play for CCC in 2016. more...

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  28. Farm Bureau Members Awarded Scholarships

    Colby Community College Farm Bureau chapter members Chelsie Calliham and Ellisa Noakes each received a $500 scholarship from the Kansas Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture. more...

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  29. Four Softball Players Recognized

    Colby Community College softball players Shelbie Day, Madison Motes, Mara Nash and Collette West all earned Division I Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference All-Conference and All-Region VI honors for their play in 2016.  more...

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  30. Seven Trojans, Coach Receive Baseball Honors

    Colby Community College head baseball coach Ryan Carter was named Coach of the Year and seven players were recognized with Division I All-Conference honors by the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference. more...

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  31. McNulty Selected as Commencement Speaker

    Colby Community College announced that Vice President of Student Affairs Dr. George McNulty will be the 2016 commencement speaker on May 13. more...

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  32. Honorary Degree Recipient Announced

    In recognition of her contributions to the community and Colby Community College, retired music educator Jan Wolf has been selected to receive the 2016 Honorary Associate Degree. more...

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  33. College Employees to Retire

    Six Colby Community faculty and staff members, with 167 years of combined service, will retire at the end of the current academic year.  more...

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  34. Community Musical Set for April 16, 17

    Tickets are now on sale for the Colby Community College production of “Annie.” The musical will be performed on Saturday, April 16, at 7 p.m., and Sunday, April 17, at 2 p.m. in the Northwest Kansas Cultural Arts Center. more...

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  35. Equestrian Rider Finishes Sixth

    CCC equestrian team member Kaitlin Martin finished sixth in the beginner equitation division at the IHSA Hunt Seat Zone 8 Championships in Palo Alto, Calif., on April 2.  more...

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  36. Art Walk Set for April 15

    Colby Community College art instructor Rebel Jay and her students will host the Annual Spring Art Walk on Friday, April 15, from 5-9 p.m. along Franklin Avenue in downtown Colby. This is the  more...

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  37. Instructor Selected to Write for Nursing Exam

    Tina Schrick, lead instructor in the practical nursing program at Colby Community College, was recently selected as a volunteer item writer for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing Licensure Examination (NCLEX). more...

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  38. Lecture Series Features Nancy Wadsworth

    Dr. Nancy D. Wadsworth, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Denver, will be the featured speaker at the Dr. Max Pickerill Lecture Series hosted by Colby Community College on Tuesday, April 5. The Lecture Series  more...

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  39. CCC Hosts Band Day

    The Colby Community College instrumental music department recently held the first Band Day with guest clinician Ryan Simpson. Area high school students joined  more...

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  40. Attia and Starr Earn Honors

    Colby Community College men’s basketball players Hassan Attia and Brian and Starr received recognition by the Jayhawk Conference and Region VI for their play this season. more...

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  41. Equine Attorney to Speak

    Equine attorney Denise Farris of Farris Law Firm, LLC, will share her expertise on equine ownership legal issues on more...

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  42. Carter Wins No. 500

    Colby Community College head baseball coach Ryan Carter notched his 500th career victory Monday in a double-header sweep of  more...

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  43. Farm Bureau Chapter Attends Conference

    Ten Colby Community College students attended the annual Kansas Farm Bureau Young Farmers & Ranchers Leaders Conference Jan. 29-31 in  more...

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  44. PTA Students Offer Massage Clinics

    Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) students at Colby Community College are offering three massage clinics in February. more...

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  45. Events Rescheduled After Storm

    After being closed Feb. 2-3 because of a winter storm, Colby Community College announced the following updates: more...

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  46. CCC Closed Feb. 3

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  47. CCC Closed Feb. 2

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  48. Basketball Postponed

    Because of potential hazardous weather conditions, the CCC-Seward County Community College men's and women's basketball games Monday evening in Colby have been postponed.  more...
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  49. Studio Friday Features Former Colby Teacher

    Retired Colby High School and Colby Community College art instructor Cal Mahin will be featured at Studio Friday on Feb. 5, in Ferguson Hall, rooms 502 and 503. more...

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  50. Audition Dates for Musical Announced

    Auditions for the Colby Community College spring musical production, “Annie,” will be held Jan. 26, Jan. 28 and Feb. 2. All auditions will be held in the  more...

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  51. PTA Students Receive Scholarships

    The American Business Club (AMBUCS) in Dodge City has awarded six $250 scholarships to Colby Community College physical therapist assistant (PTA) students. more...

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  52. Lecture Series Features Dr. Nancy Wadsworth

    Dr. Nancy D. Wadsworth, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Denver, will be the featured speaker at the Dr. Max Pickerill Lecture Series hosted by Colby Community College on Tuesday, Feb. 2. The Lecture Series begins  more...

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  53. College to Host Music Educator Workshop

    Dr. Hunter Ewen, music professor at the University of Colorado, will present a workshop titled, “Music Technology in the Classroom” on Friday, Jan. 15, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the choir room of the  more...

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  54. Alternative Energy Program Receives Grant

    The Colby Community College Renewable/Sustainable Energy program received a $5,000 grant from the Dane G. Hansen Foundation to aid in building a  more...

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  55. CCC Awards Microsoft Certification

    Colby Community College announced the names of 18 students awarded Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification for the  more...

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  56. College Instructor Published

    Dr. Chris Price, Colby Community College history instructor, authored an article that will be published in an upcoming issue of “Baptist History & Heritage.” It is the second time  more...

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  57. Equestrian Team Rides in Semester Finale

    The Colby Community College equestrian team wrapped up their fall schedule Nov. 21-22 as Reserve High Point Team at a western show hosted by  more...

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  58. Angel Tree Benefits Care Home

    The Colby Community College Campus Bookstore is seeking assistance for this year’s Angel Tree project. The "angels" are  more...

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  59. CCC Partners for Health Screenings

    Colby Community College, the Thomas County Coalition and Citizen’s Medical Center, Inc. (CMCI) are partnering to make several health screenings available Jan. 14, 15, 16, and 18 from 6-9 a.m. each day. All lab work more...

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  60. College Offers Women's Safety Course

    The Colby Community College Equestrian team is sponsoring a women’s safety course on Thursday, Dec. 3, beginning  more...

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  61. Studio Friday Features CCC Alumn

    Colby Community College graduate Shela Reilley will be featured at Studio Friday hosted by Colby Community College on Friday, Dec. 4, in  more...

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  62. Planning Meeting for Spring Musical on Dec. 8

    The Colby Community College Music Department will hold a meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 8, at 5 p.m., to plan the spring community musical. The meeting will be held in the  more...

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  63. Winter Music Concert Dec. 8

    The annual Colby Community College Winter Music Concert will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 8, beginning at 7 p.m. in the  more...

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  64. Blood Drive Set for Dec. 3

    Colby Community College, in conjunction with the American Red Cross, will host a blood drive on Thursday, Dec. 3, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Student Union. CCC nursing students will more...

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  65. Equestrian Team Rides Well After Break

    After a three week break from competition, the Colby Community College equestrian team finished each day as more...

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  66. Attia Signs Letter of Intent

    Colby Community College sophomore Hassan Attia will continue his basketball career in 2016-17 at the University of more...

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  67. CCC All Star Volleyball Game Nov. 15

    Rosters for the 9th Annual Northwest Kansas All-Star Volleyball Match have been announced by Colby Community College.  The All-Star game, featuring high school senior volleyball players, is  more...

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  68. CCC Athletics Recap Nov. 2-8

    Colby Community College athletics are transitioning from fall to winter sports. The following is a  more...

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  69. Homecoming Activities Set for Nov. 2-7

    Colby Community College is hosting homecoming activities Nov 2-7.  The slogan for this year’s event more...

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  70. Studio Friday Features Barbara Stevens

    Barbara Stevens, retired head of the art department at Cloud County Community College, will be the featured artist at Studio Friday hosted by Colby Community College on Nov. 6. The event will be more...

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  71. Hall of Fame Class of 2015 Announced

    Colby Community College will welcome four new members to the CCC Alumni Hall of Fame. The class of 2015 includes more...

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  72. College Students Fighting Hunger

    The Colby Community College Student Government Association (SGA) will host a Numana food packaging event Nov. 3 from 6-8 p.m. to assemble dry box meals to feed the world’s hungry. The event will be held more...

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  73. Jankovic Recognized for Third, Fourth Times

    Colby Community College freshman Maja Jankovic was named by the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference (KJCCC) as the Division I Defensive Player of the Week in consecutive weeks. The selections mark the third and fourth more...

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  74. Equestrian Team Hunt Seat Results Oct. 3-4

    The Colby Community College Equestrian Team hosted the first Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) horse show for Zone 8 Region 5 on Oct. 3-4 at the college Agricultural Center.  CCC finished  more...

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  75. Nursing Public Forum Oct 15

    The Colby Community College Nursing Program will host a site review for continuing accreditation of its associate degree nursing program by the  more...

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  76. Berls Selected as Music Educator of the Year

    Colby Community College vocal instructor Randy Berls has been selected as the Northwest Kansas Music Educator’s Association (KMEA) 2015 College Music Educator of the Year.  He will receive his award on Nov. 7 at Hays High School during  more...

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  77. Hansen Foundation Aids Student Housing

    Colby Community College received a grant for $289,000 from the Dane G. Hansen Foundation to upgrade student housing. The funds will be used to completely renovate  more...

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  78. Regents Report Finds CCC Grads Earn More

    Colby Community College technical program graduates earn more money than graduates from any other two-year public institution in the state, according to  more...

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  79. Jankovic Earns Second Defensive POW

    For the second time Colby Community College freshman Maja Jankovic was named by the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference (KJCCC) as the Division I  more...

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  80. Studio Friday Features Michael Knutson

    Visiting art instructor Michael Knutson will be featured at Studio Friday hosted by Colby Community College on Friday, Oct. 2, in Ferguson Hall. The event will be held from more...

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  81. Wilson to Write for Nursing Exam

    Jean Ann Wilson, a long-time nursing instructor and coordinator at the Colby Community College Norton campus, was recently selected as a volunteer item writer for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) Licensure Examination (NCLEX). It is more...

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  82. Rodeo Expected to Draw Over 450 Contestants

    The annual Colby Community College National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA) Rodeo is scheduled for Sept. 18-20 at the Thomas County Fairgrounds. more...

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  83. Schroer named Librarian of the Year

    The Northwest Kansas Library System (NWKLS) announced that CCC Library Director Tara Schroer was named Librarian of the Year for 2015. The award is given to a member librarian who  more...

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  84. Students Build Solar Array

    Students in the Colby Community College Sustainable/Renewable Energy program are installing a 400-watt solar array at the college farm east of Colby. The structure is being completed during  more...

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  85. Jankovic Named Player of the Week

    Colby Community College freshman Maja Jankovic was selected by the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference (KJCCC) as the Division I Defensive Player of the Week.  more...

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  86. Trojan Athletes Named KJCCC All-Academic

    Twenty-eight CCC student-athletes earned academic distinction on the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference (KJCCC) All-Academic Team for the spring 2015 semester.  Each semester the conference recognizes those earning  more...

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  87. Former Leader Remembered

    AUGUST 4, 2015 -- Former Colby Community College vice president of student affairs Glenn “Skip” Sharp passed away Wednesday at age 76. Sharp served at CCC from 1997 until his  more...

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  88. SSS Grant Funded Through 2020

    Colby Community College has received a $1.15 million federal grant to continue the Student Support Services (SSS) program for another five years. CCC was one of 938 higher education institutions the Department of Education funded out of  more...

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  89. New VP of Business Affairs Announced

    Following a national search, Colby Community College announced that Carolyn Kasdorf will serve as the next Vice President of Business Affairs. Kasdorf will be the top fiscal officer for the college. She replaces  more...

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  90. College to Host Public Forum

    Colby Community College president Seth Carter will hold a public forum to discuss the recent decision by the Higher Learning Commission to place the college on probation. The forum will be  more...

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  91. CCC Announces Graduates

    June 30, 2015 - Colby Community College conferred 329 degrees and certificates during the 50th annual commencement ceremonies at the Colby Community Building on May 15. Graduates are listed  more...

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  92. College Counselor Speaks to Rescue Workers

    Recently Colby Community College instructor and counselor Ryan Hale made presentations to about 120 rescue workers in the Denver area. His topics covered  more...

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  93. CCC Announces Spring 2015 Honor Rolls

    The Registrar’s Office at Colby Community College has announced the names of students who achieved academic distinction for the spring 2015 semester. To earn a place on a CCC honor roll, students must complete 12 or more credit hours and have no failing grades. Students on the Dean’s Honor Roll have grade point averages of 3.75-3.99. The President’s Honor Roll includes only those with a perfect 4.0 GPA. more...

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  94. CCC Instructor Retires After 37 Years

    Colby Community College vet tech instructor Dr. Cathy McMulkin has seen 36 Colby Community College commencement ceremonies. Friday’s event will be the final one she attends as a faculty member. “Dr. Mac,” as students and staff call her, announced her retirement last fall. more...

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  95. Horsemanship Camps Offered by CCC

    Three horsemanship camps hosted by Colby Community College are scheduled the last week of May. The first is an overnight camp for riders with previous riding experience and a knowledge of basic riding skills.  The camp will begin on Sunday, May 24, with registration and horse check-in at 3 p.m. at the CCC Agricultural Center located four miles east and one mile north of Colby.  more...

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  96. National Consumer Organization Recognizes CCC Dentist

    The Consumers' Research Council of America (CRCA) named Colby Community College dental hygiene supervising dentist Dr. Jay Sekavec as one of America’s Top Dentists in Academics and Forensic Dentistry.  more...

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  97. CCC Inducts 42 New Members to Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

    Forty-two new members of the Rho Iota Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Colby Community College were inducted into the international honor society on Saturday, May 2.   more...

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  98. Incoming Regents President to Speak at CCC Commencement

    Colby Community College announced that the 2015 commencement speaker will be Dr. Blake Flanders, Vice President of Workforce Development at the Kansas Board of Regents.  more...

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  99. Large Turnout for Benefit Barbeque

    Friday Colby Community College served 176 people for lunch during a barbecue to benefit Ruby Brungardt, wife of CCC employee Virgil Brungardt. more...

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  100. Spring Music Concert Set for May 5

    The annual Colby Community College Spring Music Concert will be held on Tuesday, May 5, beginning at 7 p.m. in the Cultural Arts Center. more...

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