Ron Bryce selected as CCC Commencement Speaker

Ron Bryce selected as CCC Commencement Speaker

Dr. Ron Bryce will address the nearly 300 students set to graduate from Coffeyville Community College on May 13th at 10am in the west gym of Nellis Hall. 


Ron Bryce grew up in Coffeyville. He is a 1978 graduate of Field Kindley High School. He then attended Oral Roberts University where he graduated from medical school in 1986 with an M.D. degree. He was vice-president of his medical school class. In 1989 he completed Family Practice residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. After residency he attended the graduate school of Public Health at Emory University and the graduate school of business at the University of Dallas.

After graduating from Field Kindley, Ron was employed at Coffeyville Memorial Hospital ER as a night orderly where he became inspired to enter the field of medicine. He went on to become a practicing physician and has treated over 100,000 patients during the course of his career. He served at Louisiana State University School of Medicine where he was Associate Director for Primary Care, overseeing a level one trauma center, a family medicine residency program, and a large ambulatory care center. He later served six years as a member of the Texas Medical Board. Dr. Bryce helped develop medical ministries in Louisiana, Texas, and California over the years. He is currently an owner of Advance ER with two Emergency Departments in Dallas, TX.

Ron’s parents pastored a church in Coffeyville several years before they became missionaries to Haiti. Ron has been an active board member for mission organizations such as Feed A Child Haiti and Geo-Bound.

Ron is a published author. He was honored as 2016 Alumnus of the Year for Oral Roberts University. Ron has served as state representative for the Christian Medical and Dental Associations. He more recently served on the board of trustees for Coffeyville Community College until being elected to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2022. Ron is currently on the Midland Theater Foundation board of directors. He and his wife Lydia own Coffeyville Coffee Company and Hersh’s Ice Cream in Coffeyville. They moved back to Coffeyville about five years ago with a vision to inspire young people. They have four grown children and four grandchildren.

Those not able to attend the graduation ceremony in person may do so at