Tag: Garden City Community College

GCCC Utilizing CARES Act Funds for Free Student Laptops

Garden City Community College is offering up to 150 new laptops at no cost to students who need reliable computer access for their studies. The new laptops – Lenovo Thinkpads, valued at just under $500 each – will be made available to degree-seeking students who demonstrate substantial need through an […]

Broncbusters hire Amy Schmeckpeper as new softball coach

By Mike Pilosof Garden City, KS-After nearly a decade, the Broncbuster softball program has a new face with Amy Schmeckpeper taking the reigns as the team’s next Head Coach, college officials announced on Friday. “Amy has so much passion for softball; that was apparent when we first interviewed her,” Director […]

GCCC Receives USDA Grant to Supplement New Carpentry Program

Garden City Community College is the recipient of a $16,000 Rural Business Development Grant for its new fall carpentry program. This news was presented by GCCC administration during a regularly scheduled meeting of the GCCC Board of Trustees, which met Tuesday. The grant, awarded by the Rural Development division of […]

GCCC & FHSU Begin “Transfer Connect” Partnership

Five students at Garden City Community College have already signed up for a new “Transfer Connect” program between Fort Hays State University and GCCC. Transfer Connect went live on April 20, 2020. A key to the system is partnership between academic advisors at Garden City and a dedicated FHSU Transfer […]

GCCC To Livestream 100th Commencement Ceremony

Class of 2020 Represents 100th Graduating Class, Largest in History Garden City Community College is excited to announce that it will be livestreaming a virtual commencement program to recognize its 100th graduating class this Friday, May 8, 2020. This year’s 100th Commencement Ceremony will be livestreamed on YouTube’s Buster TV […]

CARES Act Funding to Directly Benefit Federal-Aid Eligible Students

Garden City Community College will distribute $641,003 in federal funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act to qualifying students in order to alleviate financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The disbursement from the U.S. Department of Education is intended to reach as many students as possible […]

GCCC Facilities Remain Closed While Operations Continue Virtually

Garden City Community College continues to operate virtually while complying with both a local public health order and re-opening guidelines governed by the state. Campus facilities, which have remained closed to the public since March 23 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, continue to be closed while college officials review and […]

New Carpentry Program to Fill Area Workforce Needs

One Semester Certificate Program Commences Fall 2020 With widespread community support, Garden City Community College has developed a new carpentry program that will begin Fall 2020. The new, 18-credit hour program which has been approved by the Kansas Board of Regents is designed to be completed in one semester to […]