Lamar Community College
Public University|Community College
About Our College
The college was founded as the Junior College of Southeastern Colorado in 1937. The original building still stands at Eighth Street and Walnut. It became Lamar Junior College with the creation of a new district in 1946 and changed to Lamar Community College in 1965. It became a member of the Colorado Community College System, formerly known as the State System of Community Colleges in 1968.