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Cloud County Community College

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Cloud County Community College was founded in 1965. It is one of nineteen community colleges in the state of Kansas.

1965 - Cloud County Community College was originally founded as the Concordia Junior College as part of the Concordia Public Schools. Classes first met on February 8, 1965, using Concordia High School facilities. On July 1, 1965, the Concordia Junior College became a member of the state system of community colleges under the name Cloud County Community Junior College with Arley A. Bryant as the first president.

1967 - Commons building built.

1968 - In the fall of 1968, classes began in the "Commons" building.

1980 - The College was renamed and is now known as Cloud County Community College.

1990 - Conference Center constructed to accommodate the community education program and other meetings.

1991 - Marian Cook provided $250,000 to endow The Charles and Marian Cook Series in International Culture. The College theatre was dedicated "The Cook Theatre" in the Cooks' honor.

1994 - CCCC opened the Grandview Plaza Attendance Center in Junction City to better meet the needs of the population of the southeastern portion of Cloud's service area.

1996 - The Foundation and the College celebrated donors who contributed the first $1 million to the Foundation since 1988.

1997 - Ground was broken in June for a $1.5 million, three-building facility in Junction City which will be known as the Geary County Campus of Cloud County Community College.

1998 - In January, the College began teaching classes in its current location off Highway 77 in Junction City.

1999-2000 - An addition to the classroom building was constructed on the Concordia campus. The addition houses the cafeteria, Admissions and Registrar offices, the College bookstore, and classrooms.