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Welcome Our New Employees September 13, 2019 Dr. David Aguado, the college’s newest Spanish and ESL instructor, was born in Cuba and has taught Spanish, English, ESL, Humanities, pedagogy, linguistics, literature, and writing in Latin America, Europe, Canada and the Unites States.He is fluent in Spanish, English, and German, and has a working knowledge of Portuguese and Italian.He earned a Master of […]
Hundreds of Students Attend DC3 Transfer Day September 12, 2019 A steady stream of students flowed through the Learning Resource Center on the campus of Dodge City Community College Monday for the second annual DC3 Transfer Fair.The Transfer Fair, hosted by the Connection Center and Title V, gave the hundreds of students who attended the opportunity to question representatives from nearly two dozen four-year universities […]
DC3 Library to Host Author Dennis Garcia September 6, 2019 Dodge City Community College has been selected to be part of author Dennis Garcia’s book tour through Kansas. Garcia is the author of Marine, Public Servant, Kansan: The Life of Ernest Garcia, the inspiring and unique experiences of Daniel’s first cousin, Ernest Garcia.Garcia will be in the DC3 Library from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM […]
DC3 Begins Conquistador Companions Program Being homesick or just plain lonely is a major concern for college students, especially freshmen. Loneliness and depression obviously negatively affect classes and socialization – potentially leading to dropout.Even students from right here in Kansas can be five or six hours from their families and friends, often for the first time. The Conquistador Companions program […]
DC3 & GCCC Sign Fire Science MOU September 4, 2019 Dodge City Community College President Dr. Harold Nolte and Garden City Community College President Ryan Ruda signed a memorandum of understanding Wednesday that offers students in the DC3 service area a pathway to a career in fire science.GCCC offers the only fire science program in western Kansas. Students from the DC3 area can take their […]
Welcome Our New Employees September 3, 2019 Amber Fuller, the college’s new enrollment management assistant, was involved in a lot of theater productions in high school in Texas, and almost unintentionally, theater has given her a couple of fortuitous breaks in Kansas.She was born in El Paso, Texas where she graduated from JM Hanks High School. “I was definitely a theater geek […]
Improved Efficiency and Reasoned Decision Making Converts DC3 Budget from Deficit to Surplus Utilizing a sharp eye for detail, officials at Dodge City Community College have been able to convert what was a five percent budget deficit last year into a five percent surplus.Just one year ago, the college faced a significant budget deficit as well as admonishment from the Higher Learning Commission regarding low cash reserves.Rather than […]
Welcome Our New Employees August 20, 2019 Crissa Salmans has worked to help the very young most of her career.The new director for the Ford County Retired and Senior Volunteer Program graduated from Dodge City High School and earned a certification Early Childhood Education from Dodge City Community College as a non-traditional student.Much of her background is early childhood education. She began […]
DC3 Awarded $65,000 Grant to Help Local Businesses Reduce Turnover August 13, 2019 In an effort to boost retention in the region’s hospitality sector, a new grant through the Wal-Mart corporation has awarded Dodge City Community College $65,000 to help upskill the industry’s employees.The Acceleration Opportunity: Kansas @ Work program (AO-K@Work) is delivered in partnership with retail and service-sector employers with the goal of building awareness of worker […]
DC3’s Math Boot Camp Helps Students Succeed August 9, 2019 For students with very low levels of math proficiency, trudging through developmental math classes can be a long, tedious endeavor. And having to take several consecutive math classes that don’t actually count toward a degree can be discouraging to students already struggling with the subject.The Math Boot Camp at Dodge City Community College is designed […]
DC3 Flight Training at Full Capacity Following Approvals VA clears program for lift-off once againThe Veteran’s Administration and the Arizona State Approving Agency have granted Dodge City Community College permission to once again enroll veterans in the school’s helicopter flight program.According to Provost Adam John, students and officials knew the re-certification process was nearing a conclusion, so when approval was official, veterans signed […]
Burris Family Donates Conquistador Painting August 7, 2019 Last week, Laura Burris of Dodge City presented Dodge City Community College President Harold Nolte with a painting her late husband William received nearly 30 years ago.Laura isn’t clear exactly how he came by the painting, but her husband William, who passed in April, was always quite fond of the college, and said DC3 should […]
Remembering Dr. Richard Burke August 2, 2019 The late Dr. Richard Burke served as president of Dodge City Community College longer than almost anyone else who has held the job.Only Charles Barnes served longer than Dr. Burke at the helm of DC3. Working the three years prior to becoming president as a dean and program director, Burke influenced and changed Dodge City […]
DC3 and PCC Partnership Powers EPT Program July 24, 2019 Following the April meeting of the Dodge City Community College Board of Trustees in which the trustees voted unanimously to eliminate the college’s Electrical Power Technology program, negotiations began between DC3 and Pratt Community College.Dodge City Community College administration initiated discussions with officials from PCC administration and EPT faculty regarding assisting current DC3 EPT students […]
TRiO Levels the Playing Field for First Generation Students July 22, 2019 A Dodge City Community College program designed to help specific students who often struggle in higher education reported high rates of success over this past year.TRiO Student Support Services provides mentoring and community for nearly 150 students at DC3 who are first-generation college students, are from low-income families, or have disabilities.The DC3 TRiO program has […]
Accelerated Pathway to Teaching Interview July 21, 2019 On July 10, 2019, Lance Ziesch, audio/video technician with the DC3 Office of Marketing and Public Relations, sat down to discuss the new Accelerated Pathway to Teaching partnership between Newman University and USD 443. His guests were Tiffany Webster, administrative assistant from the Western Kansas Center of Newman University; Dr. Jane Holwerda, vice-president of academic […]
DC3’s SkillsUSA State Champion Goes to Nationals July 11, 2019 After Dodge City Community College student Alexander Cervantes took first place in the Kansas State SkillsUSA welding sculpture competition in Hutchinson last month, he didn’t realize the scope of what he had just won. The first state champion in DC3 history, Cervantes said that when a representative from the competition called and said he had […]
4-H Campers Plant Roots at DC3 July 2, 2019 Every year, 4-Clover 4-H campers congregate on the campus of Dodge City Community College with a mission to give back to the community.The annual camps, which bring together kids from seven southwest Kansas counties, have been going on in Ford County since the 1930s, when they were held at the old Boy Scout Camp at […]
DC3 STEM Days Engage Eager Young Minds June 18, 2019 Eager young minds are not sitting idle all summer, as Dodge City Community College’s STEM Days gave kids the chance to learn STEM in a fun, accessible way.DC3 held its final STEM day Friday, June 14, with nearly 150 students attending. The students participated in three 50-minute sessions – all with a similar theme but […]
Ford County RSVP and the Red Cross Partner to Protect Our Community June 10, 2019 A few years ago, volunteers from the Ford County Retired and Senior Volunteer Program started installing smoke alarms in at-risk homes. Lots of smoke alarms.Their project has been so successful that the American Red Cross honored Ford County RSVP with the organization’s Disaster Preparedness and Response Volunteer Award, June 8, in Hays.Once they saw the […]

Fusing Disciplines

Combining Art and Welding to Create an Award Winning Sculpture

May 15, 2019 When Robert Cervantes began the welding program at Dodge City Community College he didn’t plan for the highlight of his training to be an art project.Despite taking an art class almost as an afterthought, Cervantes’ creation from that course took first place at the Kansas State SkillsUSA Championship in late April.If not for strict financial […]
Adult Learning Center Holds GED Graduation Ceremony Twelve people graduated from Dodge City Community College’s Adult Learning Center GED Program on the evening of Friday, May 10, 2019.Director Brandie Ferguson says that while many people who complete the GED program do so for job opportunities or advancement, many others are preparing for further education or training.“We encourage transitioning to postsecondary education at […]
New Employee Welcome May 10, 2019 Shae Maniates finds the way that young brains develop fascinating.The new Testing Center Coordinator grew up right here in Dodge City – a 2012 graduate of Dodge City High School, where she performed with the color guard during halftime band performances.She has her sights set on a psychology degree, so in addition to juggling a […]
DC3 & CHAD Host Open House May 9, 2019 Tuesday’s open house in east Dodge marked the third year that the Community Housing Association of Dodge City and Dodge City Community College have partnered to build a new, moderately priced home.CHAD was actually able to build two units this year, thanks to a resourceful design from Dana Williamson of McMillan Architects in Dodge City. […]
RSVP Volunteer Appreciation May 3, 2019 The Ford County Retired and Senior Volunteer Program held its Volunteer Appreciation Event May 2, with more than 100 volunteers and workers attending the luncheon in the Student Union Ballroom at Dodge City Community College.The program’s goal is to help link adults aged 55 and older who wish to give their time and service to […]
A Healthy Partnership May 2, 2019 “The numbers have exploded.”
Trustees Vote to Streamline Workforce Programs May 1, 2019 At its regular monthly meeting April 23, the Dodge City Community College Board of Trustees made a number of decisions to streamline operations and update the college’s technical workforce programs.A pair of programs were eliminated, making room to expand other offerings, and college officials negotiated changes that will result in significant annual savings.DC3’s Electrical Power […]
Quiz Bowl Team Ends Year on High Note April 25, 2019 The Dodge City Community College Quiz Bowl team turned in an impressive performance at the final competition of the year.The team finished in a tie for fourth place at the Kansas Collegiate Quiz Bowl State Championship in mid-April. The two-day competition was held at the Salina Area Technical College, with nine Kansas community colleges competing.The […]
A Statement from the President April 23, 2019 As community leaders work together to make the proposed University Center a reality, it is critical to address concerns which may be raised in the community regarding the project.The University Center project would allow students in southwest Kansas to work towards and obtain four-year degrees right here in Dodge City. Kansas universities would establish and […]
DC3/HPPR Project Culminates with Check Presentation April 15, 2019 Dodge City Community College administrators and trustees, officials from the Mariah Fund, and representatives of High Plains Public Radio met Wednesday, February 10th at the KONQ studios to culminate a project long in the making.DC3 partnered with HPPR to bring NPR and other network programing to college’s 91.9 FM radio signal late last year.Mariah Fund […]
From Arcane Fantasy to Contemporary Literature April 3, 2019 A new exhibit inside the Learning Resource Center on the campus of Dodge City Community College explores how magic became science, and how popular fiction mingles fantasy with real science.“Renaissance Science, Magic and Medicine in Harry Potter’s World,” is a traveling exhibit produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine.Alchemy, the process of transforming base […]
New Employee Welcome March 28, 2019 In mid-January, Amber Crook, the college’s new enrollment management assistant, was living in a suburb of Tokyo, preparing to return to Dodge City after a 17-year trek that took her around the world.Born and raised in Dodge City, Crook left soon after graduating high school. At Emporia State she was a decent student, but she […]
Soft Skills Gap Hard to Fill March 8, 2019 Every year thousands of recent college grads apply for entry-level jobs around the country. Most will sit for interviews in waiting rooms surrounded by other recent grads – all with essentially the same degree and technical qualifications. Employers say that colleges are turning out graduates who are technically very competent, and the vast majority of […]
DC3 Hosts Young Entrepreneurship Challenge March 7, 2019 Nearly two dozen bright young minds gathered in the Dodge City Community College Little Theater Tuesday for the annual Ford County Young Entrepreneurship Challenge.This is the third year for the YEC, which is presented by the Dodge City/Ford County Development Corporation in association with Network Kansas E-Community Partnership. The competition awards over $3,000 in cash […]
College Trustees Reaffirm EDUKAN Agreement February 28, 2019 “Online is a dynamic way of delivering education and that’s what students are looking for.”– Dr. Harold Nolte, DC3 presidentDuring their regularly scheduled meeting Wednesday, the Dodge City Community College Board of Trustees voted to reaffirm the college’s partnership and agreements with EDUKAN.EDUKAN is a consortium of four Kansas community colleges, started in 1998 to […]
New Employee Welcome February 19, 2019 Josh Van Valkenburg-Gernert joins the team as DC3’s new Sports Information Director.You could say he’s been in sports most of his life. The youngest of four boys, he watched his older brothers excel. He grew up in Maple Grove, Minnesota and graduated from Osseo High School. After a community college stint he eventually earned his […]
Furniture Donation Marks Start of Fine Arts Upgrades February 18, 2019 A couple weeks ago, the Fine Arts department at Dodge City Community College reached out to the DC3 Foundation for some help updating facilities and equipment.The Foundation responded and almost immediately found an anonymous donor who gave two brand new leather couches for the department’s new makeshift lounge on the second floor of the Fine […]
DC3 Hosts Fifth Annual Career Exploration Day February 15, 2019 More than 600 high school and middle school students from all over southwest Kansas funneled into the Western State Bank Expo Center Wednesday for the Dodge City Community College Career Exploration Day.The event showcases all of the DC3 tech programs in stations around the Center, and also featured exhibits by the rodeo team, student housing, […]
Grant Allows Much Needed Science Upgrades January 28, 2019 Mary Scott will be using a recently awarded $10,000 grant from the Procter & Gamble Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation to purchase new microscopes for the Dodge City Community College science department.Scott, a biology professor at DC3, is especially appreciative of the Foundation’s grant process. She says community colleges often fall into a gap […]
Welcome Our New Employees January 25, 2019 Marinita Aragon is trained as a social worker, but the college’s new accounts payable clerk never went into the field professionally.“In social work, you really need a master’s degree,” she said. “I graduated but then we moved and I didn’t pursue it further.”From Manzanola, Colorado, Aragon earned her bachelor’s degree in social work from Colorado […]
College Adds More Tech to Classrooms January 24, 2019 Thanks to Title V grant funds, and a lot of teamwork, the Connection Center at Dodge City Community College is moving forward with its goal to strengthen student success and retention.At Tuesday’s meeting of the Dodge City Community College Board of Trustees, Connection Center director Karen Gustavson told trustees how Connection Center staff, college maintenance […]
Welcome Our New Employees January 22, 2019 Lance Ziesch grew up close by and attended DC3 in the mid-nineties. His travels have taken him all over the world – through decaying Ukrainian hospitals, Hollywood movie studios, a quasi-American embassy – and ultimately landed him right back here.The college’s new audio/video technician graduated from Hanston High School in 1993 and then attended DCCC […]
One-of-a-Kind Performance Comes to DC3 January 18, 2019 Forget the image of a one-man-band – a guy in a hokey costume clanging cymbals between his knees and thumping an old bass drum, invariably strapped to his back, manipulating a series of cables and pulleys and connecting rods to play a hulking mass of instruments – also typically affixed to his back.Derek Brown blows […]
Miss Kansas Visits Campus January 14, 2019 Miss Kansas Hannah Klaassen was on the Dodge City Community College campus Friday to meet college staff and thank the school and community for their continued support of the Miss Dodge City and Miss Kansas organization.The college offers in-kind scholarships for winners of the Miss Dodge City/Cowboy Capital/Boot Hill Scholarship Competition each year.Klaassen was joined […]
Advocating for Tomorrow January 10, 2019 “We’re suddenly designing instruction for a very different set of experiences.”– Dr. Mark David MillironAs technology bounds forward in ever-increasing leaps, Dodge City Community College, like many institutions across the country, is becoming more aware that on college campuses today, building a productive student experience requires embracing tomorrow.Tomorrow includes new, student-centric technology and the ways […]
Grant-Funded Tech Helps ALC Deal with Escalating Numbers January 3, 2019 Space inside Dodge City Community College’s Adult Learning Center is at a premium. Preparation for GED testing was a primary focus of the Center in previous years, but a recent federal directive aimed at building career-relevant skills has created a broader focus for staff and students.A steady stream of English-language classes and an increased emphasis […]
Trustees Discuss Program Options, Enrollment Alternatives December 13, 2018 At the regular monthly meeting of the Dodge City Community College Board of Trustees Tuesday, some relatively common themes ran through the reports of several trustees.Colleges all over the state are struggling to wage funding battles while trying to remain affordable and accessible, according to Trustee Kathy Ramsour, who recently attended a Kansas Association of […]
DC3 Inducts Three Into Hall of Fame December 11, 2018 Dodge City Community College honored three distinguished individuals who have made lasting contributions to the college at the DC3 Hall of Fame induction ceremony Saturday.During the ceremony, held in the DC3 ballroom in front of nearly 100 guests, the college inducted DC3 alum and local businessman Greg Goff for Outstanding Volunteer Service, former Conquistador coach […]
DC3 Honors Loyal Supporters with Court Branding December 10, 2018 “The profound vision provided by these remarkable families is creating an enduring legacy of institutional excellence and community pride.”– Dr. Harold Nolte, DC3 presidentThe Goff and Burke families have been faithful advocates for the mission of Dodge City Community College for decades.That support encompasses everything from personal volunteer service and leadership to major financial contributions […]
Honor Society Welcomes New Members December 6, 2018 Membership in the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society goes beyond recognition of academic success and a bullet point on a resume.While membership in Phi Theta Kappa does come with high academic standards – PTK requires a minimum 3.5 grade point average – it also implies that a student recognizes the value of leadership and service.Seven […]
Holiday Concert Returns to Windthorst December 3, 2018 Dodge City Community College’s vocal and instrumental music departments traditionally open their Holiday Concert at the Immaculate Heart of Mary church in Windthorst.For the last couple years however, unfortunate circumstances have prevented the annual performance inside the Gothic Revival cathedral which rests like an ornate solitaire atop the otherwise simple band of the Great Plains.Foul […]
Committee Tabs Trio for DC3 Hall of Fame November 29, 2018 In its long history, Dodge City Community College has seen many distinguished students, faculty and staff grace its campus. In 1986, the college established the DC3 Hall of Fame to recognize outstanding individuals who made significant contributions to the school and community, and elevated the reputation and honor of Dodge City Community College in the […]
Paving the Way for STEM & Medical Students November 14, 2018 Dodge City Community College is helping to pave the way forward for STEM and medical students by coordinating with outside agencies to provide scholarship and advanced training opportunities for dedicated students in the science, technology, engineering and math fields.The Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation is aimed at increasing the quality and quantity of students […]
RSVP Awarded Community Foundation of Southwest Kansas Grant November 13, 2018 The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program is excited to announce that it has been awarded a grant by the Community Foundation of Southwest Kansas.The $2,000 grant from the CFSWKS will help maintain and expand the RSVP Medical Transport program, which provides much needed transportation assistance for dozens of our area’s seniors.“The Community Foundation’s gracious award […]
Revived Foundation Auction Surpasses Goals The Dodge City Community College Foundation auction surged to life on Nov. 2, as the community came on like a shot of adrenaline to reinvigorate the annual event – smashing fundraising goals for the evening, according to Foundation director Christina Haselhorst.“The people and businesses in Dodge City and from all around our area made it […]
Conq Baseball Bats Cleanup for Local Seniors November 8, 2018 Lise O’Neal knows first-hand that getting projects done around the house doesn’t get easier with age. Simple chores like cleaning out gutters or raking away piles of dead leaves and branches in the fall can be next to impossible for seniors and others with mobility issues. Finding a reasonably priced handyman for minor repairs like […]
New Gadget Carves Out a Niche in SMA November 7, 2018 Dr. Evil is not around, but over in the Science and Math Annex at Dodge City Community College, professor Sherry Curtis and the STEM club are making stuff with frickin’ laser beams.Technically, a Glowforge is called a computer numerical controlled laser cutter engraver, but that’s a lot of syllables so most people call it a […]
Competition No Trivial Matter for Quiz Bowl Team November 6, 2018 It may not be the most engaging spectator sport, but there’s no lack of spirited battles when the Dodge City Community College Quiz Bowl team competes. The team recently finished third overall at the Garden City tournament, which pitted them against other remarkable young minds from six colleges. Teams of four face one another in […]
College Hosts First-Ever Transfer Fair October 30, 2018 “We want our DC3 students to come away from today with a real understanding of their options.”– Chloe Wurst, DC3 Title V advising specialistThe question of what to do next is a principal concern for most students on the campus of Dodge City Community College. On Monday, those students had the chance to learn about […]
Auction Set to Benefit Foundation Efforts October 26, 2018 There’s a sweet, brand new tractor up for bids next Friday, but it isn’t your ordinary agriculture implement. Then again, this won’t be an ordinary southwest Kansas ag auction, either.The Dodge City Community College Foundation’s Lights! Camera! Auction! will start rolling at 5:30 Nov. 2, inside the Student Activity Center on the DC3 campus.The aforementioned […]
Impromptu Performance a Snap for Williams October 22, 2018 In March of this year, Dodge City Community College football player Bailey Williams was home with his guitar in Tennessee, getting kicked out of Buffalo Wild Wings for jamming with his buddies in the restaurant foyer.Jump ahead just a few short months and Bailey and his guitar are on stage at United Wireless Arena in […]
Sampler Day Gives Students a Taste of Campus “They get to see exactly what we can offer them and we can present our programs from right here on campus.”– Devlin Goldworm, art professorFor more than a dozen years, the Fine Arts department at Dodge City Community College has held Sampler Day every autumn. The day is basically just what it sounds like… a […]
Connecting Students to Transfer and Career Success October 9, 2018 “The people at the Connection Center make you believe you can be successful.”– sophomore Jonathan Gonzales, criminal justice majorJonathan Gonzales admits that as a freshman he arrived on the Dodge City Community College campus with a good idea of where he wanted to end up, but with little direction and entirely uncertain if he was […]
Enrollment Numbers Reflect National Trends October 8, 2018 “These things are largely cyclical but they’re also a chance to find ways to deliver education more efficiently and effectively.”– Dr. Harold Nolte, DC3 presidentCommunity college enrollment is down nationwide. From an economist’s view, the explanation is simple: Readily available, well-paying jobs draw students of all ages away from colleges and into the workforce. Economists […]
Manufacturing Community Connections October 4, 2018 “Our manufacturers have opportunities you might not think about. We’re trying to show students all of the aspects that go into creating that manufacturer’s final product.”– Joann Knight, executive director of the Dodge City/Ford County Development CorporationIn recognition of the contribution manufacturing makes to today’s society, and to perhaps update public perceptions about modern manufacturing, […]

College Boosts Public Radio

KONQ 91.9 begins carrying High Plains and National Public Radio

October 3, 2018 “We’re proud to be able help HPPR spread valuable content that connects our institution with respected, intelligent programming.”– Dr. Harold Nolte, president, Dodge City Community College.Listeners have been able to pick up High Plains Public Radio signals in Dodge City for several years, but the reception was spotty and weak at best. Some listeners resorted […]
College Vice President Keeps Creative Spirit Alive September 28, 2018 “It’s having a reflective stance on our own lives, which I would hope we all do.”– Dr. Jane HolwerdaDr. Jane Holwerda is the vice president of Academic Affairs at Dodge City Community College, but she is a creative and reflective English major at heart.Holwerda has long kept that spirit alive, publishing dozens of poems, memoirs […]
DC3 Hosts State Choir Audition Workshop September 21, 2018 On Friday Sept. 21, the Dodge City Community College Little Theater was filled with voices of the future.High school singers from seven schools across southwestern Kansas congregated at DC3 preparing for State Honor Choir auditions in November. Kerry Kuplic, associate professor of vocal music, directed 85 singers hoping to get a shot at a state […]
DC3 International Club Recognizes Hispanic Heritage September 15, 2018 “It’s important to learn and talk about each other’s heritage. These events help students generate those conversations that may not normally happen.”– Jorge Estrella, Student Achievement and Resources Center directorThe Dodge City Community College International Club is organizing several events on campus the week of Sept. 15-21 in recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month and National […]
DC3 Counseling Emphasizes Mental Health September 14, 2018 “We emphasize that they don’t have to try to decide by themselves whether or not their issue needs help… We say come on in and we’ll help them work through that.”– Gayla Rodenbur, DC3 director of counseling, testing, and trainingAs a two-year institution, a majority of the students arriving on the Dodge City Community College […]
Unique Cultural Event Comes to DC3 Theater September 7, 2018 It’s going to be interesting to see other points of view presented in a very different way.”– Pat Hamit, director of the Community Foundation of Southwest KansasAn opportunity to encounter a truly distinct music and cultural experience presents itself when “Tres Vidas” hits the stage at the Dodge City Community College Little Theater, Sept. 19 […]
DC3 Signs Understanding with FHSU August 24, 2018 Dodge City Community College and Fort Hays State University formalized the Articulation Agreement between the two schools in a ceremony on the DC3 campus Thursday.Dr. Harold Nolte, president of DC3, and Dr. Tisa Mason, president of FHSU, met with dozens of staff and faculty in the DC3 boardroom prior to signing the memorandum of understanding.The […]
Golfers Support DC3 Foundation August 17, 2018 “This is a great opportunity to give back to students, the Foundation, and the community and still have a great time.”– Charlie Esquibel, Centera Bank vice-presidentGorgeous mid-August weather greeted several dozen golfers and supporters of DC3 Friday as they hit the links at Mariah Hills for the 8th Annual Foundation Golf Classic.“We had really good […]
DC3 Awarded for Energy Efficiency August 9, 2018 Actual energy bills for DC3 have plummeted by more than $420,000 since 2015Just over three years ago, the Dodge City Community College Board of Trustees began an initiative committed to updating the college’s antiquated heating and air systems.At Tuesday’s board meeting, the college received an award for the energy efficiency improvements the school has made […]
Shorter Pathways to Good Jobs August 1, 2018 “In a 21st century global economy, business and industry is putting a premium on skills-based education as opposed to the lecture-based model.” – Ryan Ausmus, DC3 dean of Workforce DevelopmentAs a modern, global economy grows and changes, traditional notions of higher education are evolving. The conventional four-year degree still commands respect and is the first […]
Renowned Educator and Author Leads DC3 Workshop July 30, 2018 “When we start teaching from the biography of the learner… we tap into something…”– Dr. Socorro HerreraEffectively communicating instruction to a widely diverse student population carries special challenges for instructors at Dodge City Community College.Consider the ubiquitous freshman literature class: How does a professor assign relevant, thought-provoking reading material to a class consisting of a […]
DC3 Tech Ed Numbers Promising July 25, 2018 Technical classes and concurrent enrollment continue to show positive results at Dodge City Community College. At Tuesday’s meeting, Ryan Ausmus, dean of workforce development, told the DC3 Board of Trustees about increases in grant funding received for the school’s technical programs.This year the college will receive $97,255 in Perkins funds, an increase of more than […]
DC3 Math Boot Camp Provides Basic Training for Incoming Students July 13, 2018 By Scott Edger “A high percentage of students who drop out do so simply because they are unable to complete their math requirement. The camp helps them overcome that obstacle.”– Russ Rickers, DC3 math lab coordinatorFor many students, math is the most intimidating subject they will take.Most bachelor’s degrees today require, at minimum, a college-level […]
DC3 Singers Perform in Ireland July 12, 2018 By Scott Edger “It was probably one of the best experiences of my life. It’s a great honor to be invited to travel overseas and do what I love.”– Kathryn Ludlam, DC3 sophomore Relatively few young singers get the chance to perform internationally – especially while they are still in college. Thanks to the burgeoning […]
DC3 Athletic Department Partners with Guymon Petro July 11, 2018 By Scott EdgerThe Dodge City Community College Athletic Department is proud to announce a new partnership with Guymon Petro Bar & Grill to bring the new DC3 Coaches Show to the community.Beginning August 20, Conquistador sports fans are invited to gather at Guymon Petro every Monday evening at 6:30 to be part of the live […]
DC3 Fleet Manager Shows Off Skills July 9, 2018 By Scott EdgerThe safety of students is paramount at Dodge City Community College, and that emphasis is extended to student transportation as well. Justin Hergert takes that responsibility seriously and to test himself he recently competed at the Kansas State Pupil Transportation Association Conference and Rodeo – held at the fairgrounds in Hutchinson. Hergert is […]
Years of Humor, Geniality Make Burton a Beloved Campus Fixture July 5, 2018 By Scott EdgerExiting the student union, an unsuspecting trio of office workers are startled into giggles when the man sweeping up trash gives them a mischievous hoot from around a corner.“You’re full of it today, David,” one of the ladies says to the man.“Ya, just wait till tomorrow,” he pokes back, prompting another surge of […]
DC3 Students Jump-Start Careers July 3, 2018 By Scott Edger “Knowing that you can accomplish something real so early in life makes you feel really good about yourself,”– Savannah Shiflet Thanks to hard work and dedication, plus some progressive legislation and the availability of night classes, two Dodge City High School seniors will be completing their technical training even before they finish […]
RSVP Gives Back to Volunteers July 2, 2018 By Scott Edger“It makes my day when I can go out and do something with RSVP.”– Burness MoffittFor Burness Moffitt, volunteering through the Retired Senior Volunteer Program is not just a service but an opportunity. Through RSVP, she was able to quickly make new friends and connections when she moved to Dodge City two years […]
DC3 Trustees Approve Anonymous Complaint-Filing Software June 28, 2018 By Scott Edger “If somebody notices an issue, they have this avenue to say something and they can feel very confident that it will be addressed and it won’t blow back on them.”– Dr. Scott Searcy, director of accreditationAt its June 26 meeting, the Dodge City Community College Board of Trustees took steps to advance […]
Foundation Donors Step in to Update Conq Corral June 26, 2018 By Scott Edger“This should be a nice place for them to go or hang out between classes, so when it was brought to our attention we took the opportunity.”– David Weece, owner, Ashley Furniture HomeStore & DC3 alumWhen students return to the Dodge City Community College campus in August, those looking to take a break […]
KU-DC3 Consortium Adds Diversity to US Intelligence Community June 25, 2018 By Scott Edger“DC3 brings to the table faculty with innovative teaching skills, and diversity of experiences and thoughts…and culture. We need more of that vibrancy in our national security agencies.”– Leslie VonHolten, ICCAE program coordinator for KU The term “intelligence officer” typically conjures images of grizzled, middle-aged white males in trench coats and fedoras, lurking […]
Hampton’s 90th Birthday Honors Decades of Service June 12, 2018 By Scott EdgerWhen Dodge City Community College Trustee Floris Jean Hampton’s ancestors settled in Ford County in the 1880s, they stressed the necessity of giving back to the community and endeavoring to improve the lot of all citizens. As pioneers in an isolated, often hostile environment, they realized the community would only be sustainable with […]
Renewed Focus at Student Achievement Resource Center June 11, 2018 By Scott Edger“Students develop more confidence and that will make them more successful.” – Jorge Estrella, DirectorAs new director, Jorge Estrella is bringing some changes to the Student Achievement and Resource Center on the Campus of Dodge City Community College.The first change is in the name. Previously called the Academic Success Center, the focus is […]
Dodge City Woman on Frontline of Medical Battle June 6, 2018 By Scott Edger“You deal with the effects your whole life. So many women have this disorder and nobody seems to be doing anything about it.” – Sara WilsonA full one in ten women in the United States are affected by a serious disorder known as Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. Limited awareness of the disorder – which […]
DC3 Rodeo Coach Leading by Example June 1, 2018 By Scott EdgerGabe Burrows has been the rodeo coach at Dodge City Community College for a year now, and the Hugoton native is a model of persistence and drive for his team.Burrows recently competed at the Redding Pro Rodeo in Redding, Calif., and showed he’s still got the stuff to compete with full-time professionals, taking […]
Killion Assumes RSVP Leadership By Scott EdgerVolunteer services in Dodge City and Ford County have a new advocate as Lisa Killion has taken over as director for the Ford County Retired and Senior Volunteer Program.Community service and advocating for others is not new to Killion, who, prior to starting at Ford County RSVP May 14, worked to help students […]
Literacy Grant Awarded to Adult Learning Center May 31, 2018 By Scott EdgerThe Dodge City Community College Adult Learning Center has once again received a $10,000 grant to continue advancing educational opportunities available in the community.“We are really pushing the transition to postsecondary education, or increasing and improving career opportunities.”-Brandie Ferguson, ALC directorThroughout its 83-year history, the ALC has helped residents of Dodge City complete […]
2018 Spring President’s & Vice President’s Honor Roll May 25, 2018 Dodge City Community College is proud of its talented and diverse student body. We are especially honored to recognize those students who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence and stood out among their peers with exceptional academic performance.President’s Honor RollSiobhan M. LongmoreErin M. SlatteryEmma R. WiebeCarlos HerreraGustavo L. BorbaTaylor W. LepardCortney M. HarrisSarah L. BayouthJessica […]
DC3 LPN Program Tops in State May 24, 2018 By Scott Edger“The quality of our program and our high pass rates are making our graduates a commodity,” -Mechele Hailey, Director of Nursing and Allied HealthThe Nursing program at Dodge City Community College has received the honor of having the top LPN program in the state of Kansas. The ranking comes from the nursing advocacy […]
DC3 President Harold Nolte Attends Gala On April 7, 2018 DC3 President Harold Nolte and Board President Gary Harshberger attended the Brilliance Advisory Committee and Navarro College Foundation celebrating the 10th year of Brilliance, scholarship fund raising gala, at the Waxahachie Civic Center. President Nolte was invited to be a guest speaker and is the former Navarro College Ellis County President […]
DC3 Progressing on HLC Recommendations May 23, 2018 By Scott Edger“We’ve got people who are really serious about working on the issues and have been working on the issues this last year…It shows we are being constructive about remaining in compliance with HLC expectations.At its May 22 meeting, the Dodge City Community College Board of Trustees heard from Dr. Scott Searcy, DC3 Director […]
Medical Flight Crews Train at DC3 May 22, 2018 by Scott EdgerOn Tuesday, the Nursing and Allied Health Department at Dodge City Community College hosted a training simulation lab for more than two dozen regional emergency medical flight crew.Advanced medical personnel from EagleMed, the medical air service serving Dodge City and the western Kansas region, convened both inside and outside the Allied Health building […]
DC3 Student Nursing Association Presents Friendship Feast With Donation May 14, 2018 On Friday, May 4th, the DC3 Student Nursing Association presented Friendship Feast with a check for over $200.00, raised by the students and faculty of the DC3 Nursing Program. Friendship Feast is a non-profit organization offering freewill donation meals to the public as is funded solely on donations and contributions from the community.“Some of the […]
Dodge City Community College Foundation Receives Scholarship Donation for DC3 Lineman Program May 9, 2018 The Dodge City Community College Foundation announced today that they received a charitable grant from ITC Great Plains to provide scholarships for several students enrolled in the Dodge City Community College Electrical Power Technician program.  This program is designed to prepare students for a career as a lineman in the construction, maintenance, and repair of […]
GED Graduation – May 18, 2018 May 7, 2018 On May 18, 2018, at 6:00 PM, Dodge City Community College Adult Learning Center will conduct a graduation ceremony for its 11 GED students. The graduation will take place at the Little Theatre on the DCCC campus and a short reception will follow. The public is invited to attend.The Adult Learning Center has two GED […]
Dodge City Community College Selects Students of the Month May 1, 2018 The Kappa Psi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa is proud to announce their May Student of the Month, Erin Slattery. Erin is the daughter of Ray and Brandi Slattery and is a Dodge City native, having graduated from DCHS. She holds a 4.0 GPA and is majoring in Early Childhood Education. In addition to her […]
DC3 Collegiate Leadership Team Competes April 24, 2018 The DC3 Collegiate Leadership Team traveled to Fort Hays State University on Saturday, April 14th, to compete in the Collegiate Leadership Competition. The team of six women was comprised of student athletes from Coach Zach Loll’s basketball team. Originally, 12 women went through leadership training and out of those 12, six were chosen to compete.“This […]
C3 Academic Success Center Receives Walmart Foundation Grant Award April 13, 2018 The Academic Success Center (ASC) at Dodge City Community College is proud to announce that they are the recipients of a Walmart Foundation Community Grant in the amount of $1,000. ASC Coordinator Lisa Killion, with the assistance of DC3 Assistant Professor of English Kathryn O’Neil, applied for the grant and were notified of the award […]
DODGE CITY COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENTS ATTEND SYMPOSIUM AT HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL April 11, 2018 On Sunday, April 8th, seven DC3 students attended the New England Science Symposium at Harvard Medical School in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The DC3 Bridges students are graduating in May of this year and transferring to K-State to do research with the Developing Scholars Program this summer. Professor Elizabeth Wallace accompanied the group. The students listened to […]
DC3 Quiz Bowl Competes On April 6th and 7th, the Dodge City Community College Quiz Bowl team competed in the Quiz Bowl State Finals in Salina, KS. While the team played well and answered a good number of questions, they ended the day with a record of 2-6 and a 7th place finish.Emma Wiebe was the top scorer for […]
DC3 to Host Economics Workshop April 4, 2018 Dodge City Community College will be hosting an Economics Workshop on April 12th, from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM and April 13th, from 8:30-1:00PM in the Little Theater. The workshop will be led by DC3 Economics Instructor Asmaa Yaseen. It will be open to the public and will focus on the discussion and exploration of […]
Phi Theta Kappa Announces Student of the Month March 28, 2018 The DC3 Kappa Psi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society is proud to announce sophomore Vanessa Hernandez as Student of the Month. Vanessa is from Dodge City and is the daughter of Gregorio and Maria Hernandez. She is majoring in Biology, with plans to transfer to Kansas State University. While attending KSU, Vanessa […]
DC3 International Club Offers Spanish Instruction to Community Members March 27, 2018 The DC3 International Club and their sponsor, DC3 Assistant Professor of Spanish Jorge Estrella, have developed a Spanish class for business owners and other community leaders. All that is asked, in return, is that participants donate money to the club. The classes run every Wednesday evening, from 6PM to 8PM, in a conference room in […]
Community College Survey of Student Engagement (CCSSE) March 26, 2018 During April 2018, students in classes that were picked by chance at DCCC and other colleges across the nation will share their college experiences by completing the Community College Survey of Student Engagement administered during regular class times.If you are in a class that was chosen to be a part of the survey, I ask […]
DC3 Music Department to Hold Instrumental Concert March 19, 2018 The Music Department at DC3 will hold the school year’s first instrumental concert on Thursday, April 5th, at 7:30 PM in the Little Theater. The instrumental ensembles featured will be the DC3 Jazz Combo, the Chamber Ensemble, and the Symphony. Concert-goers will be treated to selections revolving around  the central theme of “Story Music,” including […]
Relay for Life to Host Hope Glow Event at DC3 Student Activity Center Relay for Life will be hosting a “Hope Glow” event at the DC3 Student Activity Center on Friday, June 1st, from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM. Hope Glow will celebrate cancer survivors with a reception and special introduction. There will be a “Messages to Heaven” balloon release, in commemoration of those taken by cancer, and […]
DC3 Bridges Program Students Enjoy Success March 15, 2018 DC3 Bridges Program students Vanessa Hernandez and Carmen Del Real, accompanied by Program Sponsor Elizabeth Wallace, traveled to Washington DC, February 22nd-24th, to present their LSAMP research that they completed last summer to the Emerging Researcher’s Conference. “We are all so extremely proud of these young women,” Wallace said.The Bridges Program also has seven graduating […]
Award-Winning Filmmaker to Guest Lecture at DC3 Award-winning filmmaker Peter Vincent Carlos, Professor of Cinema Arts at Lindenwood University in St. Charles, MO, will be presenting at Dodge City Community College on Tuesday, March 20th, at 9:00 AM in the Little Theater. Carlos has a rich history of working in the film industry, including having been a film producer, director, and editor. […]
DC3 Lady Conqs Participate in Collegiate Leadership Competition March 13, 2018 Members of the DC3 women’s basketball team will compete in the Collegiate Leadership Competition on April 14th, 2018. The Collegiate Leadership Competition is an annual competition comprised of students from 55 universities and colleges around the nation, in 5 regional competitions, who compete to learn and grow in leadership knowledge, skills, and abilities. The competition […]
DC3 Kappa Psi Chapter Receives 2018 REACH Rewards March 12, 2018 The Kappa Psi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society has been selected to receive a REACH Reward, for 2018. REACH is an acronym that stands for Recognizing Excellence in Acceptance and Completion with Honors. Those chapters who achieve or exceed 15% for their membership acceptance rate are eligible to be selected.In recognition of their […]
DC3 PTK Advisor Honored March 7, 2018 DC3 Associate Professor of English and Phi Theta Kappa Advisor Brandi Spelbring was recently honored by Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, receiving the Horizon Advisor Award. The award recognizes new advisors who are excelling in their roles and making a difference in their chapter. Since becoming advisor, among other things, Ms. Spelbring has recruited several […]
PTK ANNOUNCES STUDENT OF THE MONTH February 28, 2018 Itzel Moya-Perez has been selected as the PTK Student of the Month. Itzel is the daughter of Jose and Sofia Moya. She is a sophomore at Dodge City Community College, with a 3.85 GPA, majoring in Social Work. Itzel is the Activities Chair on the SGA Board. She has been on the President’s Honor Roll […]
ASC STUDENT OF THE MONTH Bernard Cutini Alvarenga has been selected as the ASC Tutor of the Month. Bernard is the son of Richard Alvarenga and Renata Alvarenga. He graduated from UP-Unia`o De Professopes/ Brazil, he is a freshman with a 4.0 GPA, and is majoring in Business. Bernand is a member of the Dodge City Community College Soccer Team. […]
PTK Student of the Month Rose Duong was selected as the PTK Student of the Month for January. Rose is the daughter of Dao Duong-Naham and Khang Duong of Dodge City. She is currently a DC3 sophomore, majoring in Biology, with a GPA of 3.75. After graduation, she plans to transfer to University of Texas. Rose is also the President […]
DC3 Alum Crowned Miss Dodge City February 27, 2018 Dodge City, KS–DC3 Cosmetology alum Baleigh Munsell, daughter of Doug and Lorrie Munsell of Ulysses, Kansas, was recently crowned Miss Dodge City 2018. Baleigh became involved with Miss America pageants at the age of 8, when she joined the Sunflower Princess mentoring program. Since then, other pageants that she has competed in include Miss Kansas […]
Dodge City Community College Students Honored at Kansas Academic Team Luncheon February 20, 2018 Dodge City, KS—Dodge City Community College students Itzel Moya Perez and Iram Gonzalez were honored with academic accomplishments February 15 in Topeka during the Twenty-Third Annual Kansas All-State Academic Team Luncheon. Representing the state’s 19 community colleges, a private college, and a technical college, these scholars were named to the 2018 All-Kansas Academic Team, sponsored […]
DC3 Building Trades Program Mid-Construction Tour February 15, 2018 The DC3 Building Trades Program and the Community Housing Association of Dodge City (CHAD) hosted a mid construction tour of the new home they are building at 1521 Mulberry Circle in Dodge City today. Students have received hands on experience with virtually every part of building a home. We are excited to see the progress […]
DC3 Building Trades Program January 30, 2018 The DC3 Building Trades Program and the Community Housing Association of Dodge City (CHAD) have teamed up and are in the process of building a new home. Check out the progress…..
DCCC Building Trades Program Mid Construction Tour Please join us!February 14th at 11:00 am at 1521 Mulberry Circle
ASC Tutor of the Month January 29, 2018 Chelsey Schartz has been selected as the ASC Tutor of the Month. Chelsey is the daughter of Janet Barnes-Jones and David Schartz. Having graduated from Riley County High School, she is a sophomore at Dodge City Community College, majoring in Business, with a 3.6 GPA. Chelsey is also the Secretary for both Choir Club and […]
The Red Bench January 24, 2018
New Focus For Adult Learning Center The Dodge City Community College Adult Learning Center (ALC) has been a part of the community for approximately 83 years.  The ALC has always been an educational facility focused on helping the residents of Dodge City obtain their GED and/or learn English.  Working under the Workforce Investment Act (WIA), the ALC was tasked with being […]
DC3 Receives Proctor & Gamble Fund’s Higher Education Grant January 11, 2018 DC3 Assistant Professor of English Kathryn O’Neil, with help from the DC3 Foundation office, recently applied to receive a grant from the Proctor and Gamble Higher Education Grant Program. The program provides support to accredited higher education institutions to help them better prepare students for success. Grants ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 are awarded for […]
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 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 (, 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. […]
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 […]