Tag: Garden City Community College

Garden City community commemorates 9-11

By SCOTT AUST/Greater Garden City Local first responders joined with community members and students on Wednesday afternoon for a ceremony recognizing the events of Sept. 11, 2001. Eighteen years ago, the United States was attacked during a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda in […]

GCCC H.A.L.O. to offer free parent workshop Sept. 7

GARDEN CITY — The Garden City Community College Hispanic American Leadership Organization (H.A.L.O) and GCCC Student Support Services (SSS) are hosting a free parent workshop from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 7.  The parent workshop – delivered in both English and Spanish – will be held in the […]

GCCC, Colby CC sign fire science training agreement

GARDEN CITY — Garden City Community College and Colby Community College signed an agreement on Aug. 26 that creates a partnership between the two schools for fire science training in the Colby Community College service area. According to a news release, GCCC will provide instruction and certifications for fire science […]

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 […]