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Silver Tree: A New Holiday Tradition December 5, 2017 Four years ago, two Dodge City women who wanted to make a difference and give back to their community, came up with the idea of starting the “Silver Tree” program, which is akin to the Salvation Army Angel Tree, but is for senior citizens who have no family or are otherwise alone during the holidays.The […]
DC3 Vocal Music Department Performs Holiday Concert December 1, 2017 On Monday, December 4th, at 7:00 PM, the DC3 vocal music department invites you to attend their Holiday Concert at the First United Methodist Church, at 210 Soule Street, in Dodge City. “The music for this concert was drawn from different eras and styles, all of which highlight a different feeling of the season,” said […]
Help Keep Dodge City Warm “Help Keep Dodge City Warm: Blankets and Mittens for the families and children of Dodge City”Now that winter is upon us, Dodge City Public Library would like to help our residents in need of special warm items. The library is collecting blankets which will be given to Genesis Family Health (UMMAM). The blankets can be […]
Phi Theta Kappa Volunteering November 17, 2017 Thanks to Phi Theta Kappa volunteers who braved the cool, damp weather on Saturday, Nov. 11th, to clean up litter on West Comanche St. from 14th Ave. to Matt Down Lane. The group picked up eight full bags of trash and completed the project within an hour due to the great turnout of volunteers.
Silver Tree Program Accepting Donations for Area Seniors November 16, 2017 Many area seniors may feel lonely or forgotten, this holiday season. For this reason, the Ford County Volunteer Center is requesting donations to the Silver Tree program. The program collects small gifts, necessities, and other NEW, unwrapped items to deliver to seniors to bring them some holiday cheer. Examples of donations requested include: hats or […]
Phi Theta Kappa Student of the Month November 15, 2017 This month, the Phi Theta Kappa Student of the Month is Laura Soto. Laura is the daughter of Federico and Maria Soto. She is from Dodge City, having graduated from DCHS. She is a sophomore at DCCC with a 3.9 GPA.  Laura plans to transfer to K-State with an undecided major, doing research with the Developing […]
Academic Success Center Tutor of the Month Jasiel Anaya was selected as the ASC Tutor of the Month. She is the daughter of Valo and Marisela Pascual.  Jasiel is majoring in Engineering with a 3.9 GPA.  Her plans are to make the world a better/safer place.  In addition to her studies, Jasiel is the founder and former President of the DC3 Book Club […]
Four to be inducted into DC3 Hall of Fame Saturday, November 18th, four DC3 alumni will be inducted into the DC3 Hall of Fame. Since 1986, Dodge City Community College has recognized 56 total alumni, faculty, and friends for their exemplary contributions to the institution as well as the community. The three categories awarded are for Outstanding Service, Outstanding Volunteer Service, and Outstanding Career […]
DC3 STEM Club Tours Spirit Aero Systems November 14, 2017 On Friday, November 10th, the DC3 STEM Club spent half the day touring Spirit Aero Systems in Wichita, KS. Hunter Henderson, STEM Activities Coordinator, and 11 students were in attendance. They met with some of the senior management of the facility and got the chance to view aircrafts being assembled. “The students loved seeing the […]
Dodge City Community College Foundation Receives Generous Donation for Student Activities Center November 9, 2017 Dodge City Community College Foundation announced today they have received a generous donation for the Dodge City Community College Student Activities Center from Western State Bank.Western State Bank is a family owned bank doing business in Dodge City, Garden City, Scott City, Leoti, Colby, Goodland and St. Francis.  “Western State Bank is pleased to be […]
DC3 Hosts Careers in Corn November 7, 2017 On Tuesday, November 7th, Dodge City Community College will host Careers in Corn. This new program, supported by Western Plains Energy, LLC and Farm Credit Associations of Kansas, familiarizes students with the corn industry and its many available career paths. Anyone is welcome to attend, but primary participants are expected to be those students majoring […]
DC3 Hosts 4th Annual Career Expo November 6, 2017 On Tuesday, October 31st, Dodge City Community College held its 4th annual Career Expo at the Ford County Expo Center. A combined total of 1,181 high school and middle school students were in attendance from schools all across southwest Kansas and as far as Forgan, Oklahoma.The Career Expo originally began as a way to showcase […]
Dodge City Community College Foundation Receives Generous Donation for the DC3 Rodeo Program November 3, 2017 Dodge City Community College Foundation announced today they have received a very generous donation for the Dodge City Community College Rodeo Program from Mr. Jerry Nelson, Jr. with the Frontier Rodeo Company.Jerry Nelson, Jr. operates one of the most successful oilfield equipment businesses in the world, Maverick International based out of Beaumont, Texas. Mr. Nelson […]
Dodge City Community College Ranked #1 Best 2-Year Kansas College in 2017 October 30, 2017 Dodge City Community College has been given the title of the number one community college in the state of Kansas, for 2017, on learnhowtobecome.org. Learn How to Become is an organization whose mission it is to “help students understand what it takes to land their perfect career, from picking the right school to climbing the […]
ASC Tutor of the Month October 24, 2017 The ASC Tutor of the Month is Hector M. Cabrera Viveros. Hector is from Pubela, Mexico and is the son of Maria del Rosario Viveros Altieri and Hector M. Cabrera Ramirez. Hector is a sophomore majoring in Business with a GPA of 4.0. Hector is also a member of the DC3 Men’s Soccer Team. Upon […]
PTK Student of the Month The PTK Student of the Month is Iram Gonzaelez. Iram is the son of Nancy and Isaias Aquirre and a graduate of Dodge City High School in Jetmore. Iram serves the role, in Phi Theta Kappa, as Kappa Psi chapter President. Some of his other accomplishments include; achieving fitness goals in cross-fit, he earned his […]
Kansas Consortium Intelligence Community Center of Academic Excellence Partners with Dodge City Community College October 17, 2017 The University of Kansas has partnered with Dodge City Community College, Donnelly College and Seward County Community College to form the Kansas Consortium Intelligence Community Center of Academic Excellence (KC-ICCAE). The Consortium is the recipient of a $1.5M Defense Intelligence Agency grant to build an intelligence- and national security-related curriculum, which contributes an increased pool […]
Carlos Herrera Named 2017 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise October 11, 2017  Jackson, MS – Carlos Herrera from Dodge City Community College in Kansas is one of 207 Phi Theta Kappa members named a 2017 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar and will receive a $1,000 scholarship.The Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholarship Program helps new Phi Theta Kappa members defray educational expenses while enrolled in associate degree programs. […]
The Dodge City Community College Foundation Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement Pledges and donations will benefit the DC3 Foundation and DC3 Students.Dodge City Community College Foundation has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Our goal is to raise funds for the DC3 Foundation’s future as well as […]
DC3 Assistant Professor of English Has Essay Accepted for Publication October 3, 2017 Don Bates, DC3 Assistant Professor of English, has recently had a non-fiction essay accepted for publication in an Australian scholarly journal entitled, 34th Parallel Magazine. The essay, “Comets,” is about Bates’ attempts to view Halley’s Comet in 1986 as well as other comets that he has viewed over the years. Bates is an astronomy hobbyist, […]
DC3 and FHSU Partner to Bring Education Bachelor’s Degree Opportunity to Dodge City September 27, 2017 Beginning spring semester of 2018, the Dodge City Community College Teacher Education program is partnering with Fort Hays State University in an agreement that would allow current and future DC3 Education students to obtain their Bachelor’s degree from Fort Hays State University while maintaining residency in the Dodge City area. The hybrid program will offer […]
ASC Tutor of the Month The ASC Tutor of the Month is Millicent (Lissa) Setzkorn. Millicent is the daughter of Ted and Pam Setzkorn and a graduate of Hodgeman County High School in Jetmore. She was on the President’s Honor Roll in the fall semester of 2016, the Vice-President’s Honor Roll in the spring semester of 2017, and serves the […]
Candidate Forum On Tuesday, October 17th, Dodge City Community College will be hosting a trustee candidate forum. The forum will take place in the Little Theater, from 7:00 PM until 8:30 PM. Question submissions will begin at 6:00 PM and end at 6:30 PM. Students from DC3 Student Government Association, Nursing Club, and International Club will be […]
DC3 STEM Student to Present at Conference Dodge City Community College STEM student Carmen Del Real will be attending the 2017 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) November 1-4 at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, AZ.Ms. Del Real has received the Student Travel Award from the ABRCMS, which entitles her to receive conference registration, 4 nights of housing, airfare, […]
DC3 Participates in National Suicide Prevention Week September 15, 2017 The week of September 10-16 was Suicide Prevention Week. This nationally recognized awareness campaign educates the general public on the warning signs of suicide, shines a light on mental health, and encourages those suffering with thoughts of suicide to seek help.The DC3 Suicide Prevention Committee organized several events on campus to contribute to the nation-wide […]
DC3 Unveils New Website and Academic Logo On Friday, September 8th, Dodge City Community College unveiled the face of its new website. The web address remained the same (dc3.edu), but the site itself was redesigned to be more contemporary and user-friendly. Along with the redesign, a new academic logo was also chosen for the college with input from faculty, staff, and students.Gardner […]
Shrine Bowl to be played in Dodge City for 2019 Shrine Bowl to be played in Dodge City for 2019 Dodge City, Kansas-The KansasShrine Bowl is proud to announce that Dodge City, Kansas, has been selected to host the 2019 Kansas Shrine Bowl All-Star Football Game.  The two-day event will be June 7-8, 2019. “This is an event we’ve been pursuing for some time” said […]
DC3 Board of Trustees Candidate Forum September 6, 2017 Press ReleaseDodge City Community CollegeDodge City, KS–On Tuesday, October 17th, in the DC3 Little Theater, a Board of Trustees Candidate Forum will be hosted by Dodge City Community College, the Dodge City Daily Globe, Rocking M Media LLC, and the Dodge City Area Chamber of Commerce. The forum will be moderated by Retired District Judge […]
DC3 Students Enjoyed Experience at RiPS Camp August 17, 2017 Two Dodge City Community College students, Carmen Del Real and Vanessa Hernandez, attended this summer’s Research Immersion: Pathways to STEM (RiPS) camp at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas. The 8-week camp provides professional preparation for students who are are underrepresented in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics fields.Del Real described her experience as enlightening. […]
DC3 Vice President Anthony Lyons Retires July 31, 2017 Dodge City, KS–Following 30 years of service to Dodge City Community College, Vice President of Workforce Development, Anthony Lyons, is retiring August 1, 2017. A passion for education led Vice President Lyons to begin his career at DCCC on September 1st, 1987. He was initially hired as an Admissions Representative and, from there, he has […]
DC3 Board Action Regarding Investigation July 14, 2017 PRESS RELEASE DODGE CITY COMMUNITY COLLEGEDodge City, KS–During the fall semester of 2016, the College’s auditors mentioned the number of guns and amount of ammunition the College had purchased. Further inquiry by the current administration raised questions concerning the purchase and use of guns and ammunition as well as other equipment and expenditures. As a […]
DC3 Hosts Migrant Student Leadership Summer Series June 13, 2017 On Thursday, June 22nd, the USD 443 Migrant Department Middle School and High School students, and their younger siblings, have been invited to participate in a summer session, provided by the USD 443 Migrant Department in collaboration with Dodge City Community College, entitled Migrant Student Leadership. In past years, the students have participated in technological […]
DC3 Adult Learning Center Holds GED Graduation June 5, 2017 On June 2, 2017, the DCCC Adult Learning Center graduated seventeen students from their GED prep and high school Equivalency programs.  Students received their Kansas High School diplomas in the Little Theatre on the DCCC campus. A former graduate of the program, Juan Guerrera, gave the address, encouraging students to inspire those who follow. Over […]