Tag: Garden City Community College

Hands named outstanding young bandmaster

GARDEN CITY — Casey Hands, Garden City Community College Director of Bands, has been named the 2019 Outstanding Young Bandmaster by the Kansas Bandmaster’s Association (KBA).  The award will be presented to Hands on July 19 at the KBA Convention in Wichita. The Outstanding Young Bandmaster award is presented annually by […]

GCCC, schools sign pathway agreement with WSU

Garden City Community College President Ryan Ruda and Shirley Lefever, Dean of the College of Applied Studies at Wichita State University, shake hands Wednesday during a ceremony marking an agreement between WSU, GCCC and local schools to create an educational pathway for para-educators to become certified teachers while continuing employment. […]

Candidates for local office have until June 3 to file

The deadline to file as a candidate for city commission, school board and GCCC Board of Trustees is noon Monday, June 3. The filing deadline for anyone interested in running for seats on the Garden City and Holcomb city councils and school boards, and the Garden City Community College Board […]

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 […]

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 […]

John Deere, Auto Tech programs ready to expand

John Deere students at Garden City Community College work on a task in the shop area at the college. The program is gearing up for a fall expansion. By SCOTT AUST Finney County Economic Development Corporation Director of Communications Big things are happening at Garden City Community College with planned […]

GCCC marks 100th anniversary of founding

Garden City Community College students gather in the quad Monday, April 1, for a ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of the public vote that created the college. By SCOTT AUST Finney County Economic Development Director of Communications GARDEN CITY — Under a gorgeous April sky, Garden City Community College on […]

Annual GCCC scholarship auction fast approaching

This 2019 Chevy Camaro will be raffled away as part of this year’s Garden City Community College Endowment Association scholarship auction. The event is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 12, at the Finney County Exhibition Building. Admission wristbands are on sale now for $25 and must be purchased in […]