Reception held to recognize Dr. Ryan Ruda at GCCC

City Manager Matt Allen, left, and FCEDC Board Chairman Tom Walker visit with GCCC President Ryan Ruda during a reception in Ruda’s honor on Thursday. Garden City Community College on Thursday hosted a reception for Dr. Ryan Ruda to celebrate his becoming the seventh president of GCCC. Ruda was officially […]

Display at GCCC shines light on mental health

Backpacks lie in the GCCC quad on Monday, May 6, as part of the “Send Silence Packing” exhibit designed to raise awareness about mental illness and suicide. By SCOTT AUST Director of Communications/Finney County Economic Development Hundreds of backpacks lined the quad at Garden City Community College on Monday, each […]

GCCC’s 99th Commencement ceremony to get underway

GARDEN CITY — Clara Jackson and Raul Leyva-Montes have been selected as student speakers for the 99th Garden City Community College Commencement Ceremony, which will be held at 7 p.m. today, May 3, in the Dennis Perryman Athletic Complex.   Jackson and Leyva-Montes were selected as the top two speaker […]

GCCC names new athletic director

GARDEN CITY —Greg McVey, Director of Athletics and Recreation at the College of DuPage in Illinois, was recently named new Athletic Director at Garden City Community College.  Prior to his time with the Chaparrals, McVey served as the Director of Athletics at Jefferson College in Hillsboro, Mo. While in leadership positions […]

Sen. Pat Roberts stopped in Garden City on Thursday

Garden City Community College President Ryan Ruda, right, introduces Sen. Pat Roberts, left, on Thursday. Roberts held a brief meet-and-greet at GCCC and also toured Garden City Regional Airport. By SCOTT AUST Finney County Economic Development/Director of Communications GARDEN CITY — Sen. Pat Roberts stopped at Garden City Community College […]

GCCC to host second Living Room concert May 4

GARDEN CITY — Garden City Community College, in partnership with High Plains Public Radio and the Tumbleweed Festival, are presenting the second Living Room Concert on the GCCC campus at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 4, in the Beth Tedrow Student Center Portico. A free studio Seminar Master Class will be […]

‘Ride for the Future’ fundraiser set for April 27

The Garden City Community College Department of Public Safety (DPS) will host the 2019 “Ride for the Future” scholarship fundraiser at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 27. The annual event is a community-engaging motorcycle ride starting at Bible Christian Church in Garden City. Participants can register on the day of the event […]

GCCC Potters Guild spring sale set for April 25

GCCC Potters Guild members will have handmade pottery and sculpture on sale all from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, April 25, in the Mercer Art Gallery.  This sale is just in time for Mother’s Day. The pottery for sale is reasonably priced between $5 and $50 per piece. A portion […]

Spring Choral Pops, other GCCC concerts scheduled

GARDEN CITY — The Garden City Community College Department of Music’s Spring 2019 Choral Pops Concert is set for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 2 in the Pauline Joyce Fine Arts Auditorium.  This will be J. Clayton Wright’s final performance as Choral Director for a GCCC Concert, and will feature the […]

GCCC celebrates Garden City Career Connection Academy

People celebrate the unveiling of the newly named Garden City Career Connection Academy at GCCC on Thursday morning. Formerly called the adult learning center, the academy provides adult education for students seeking foundational general education, career connections or English acquisition courses. By SCOTT AUST Finney County Economic Development Director of […]