Lamar Community College Hires Four New Employees for Student Services Department : The Prowers Journal

Julie Jones is the new director of the LCC’s MAP (My Advancement Plan) centre. Jones earned a bachelor’s degree in human resources from Friends University and worked in the child welfare system for 27 years before working at the LCC.

Tayla Turner is the LCC’s new Colorado Opportunity Scholarship (COSI) navigator. Turner received an associate degree from LCC and a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies from Western Governors University (WGU). She is also currently working towards a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction, also at WGU.

Heather Wolfe has been hired as the Services and Communications Coordinator. Wolfe is a licensed medical assistant and previously served as a military police officer in the United States military.

Shealynn McCracken was hired as Director of Financial Aid. McCracken earned an Associate’s degree from LCC, a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, and a Master of Science in Accounting, both from Grand Canyon University. Previously, she was the Coordinator of Professional and Technical Education (CTE) and Nursing Education.

“LCC is proud to welcome the newest members of the Student Services team, Tayla, Julie, Shealynn and Heather,” said Larry McLemore, Vice President of Student and Academic Services at LCC. “These are great new additions and they are already doing an amazing job helping the college enrich lives through learning.

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