Sustainability Initiatives at LCCC

Vision 2.0 Paves the Way for Sustainability Gains at LCCC

Defining Sustainability
Click here to learn what sustainablilty means in general and to LCCC.   

There is much to highlight during the 50th year celebration in terms of how LCCC is preparing for the future. 

LCCC is committed to a sustainable path and has begun a new round of activity and planning efforts pursuant to the mandate of Vision 2.0.

Sustainability as a Value:
We promote and incorporate practices that result in positive outcomes for our social, economic, and natural environments both today and in the future.

Sustainability as a Priority Initiative: 
Stimulate a vibrant and connected community by modeling sustainability leadership.  LCCC will demonstrate leadership through institutional and regional initiatives that leverage LCCC’s expertise and maximize community benefit.

Click here to learn more about Vision 2.0.  

In 2012-2013, LCCC conducted an assessment of our sustainability efforts and plans.  Based on a review and analysis of the assessment by the College’s Sustainability Core Team, leadership has identified several major areas of concentration for the next year. 

Major Areas of Concentration
  • Staff and Faculty Engagement
  • Climate Action 
  • Energy Conservation 
  • Paper Reduction
  • Recycling 
  • Green Campus Dining 
  • Curriculum Development  
  • Governance and Policy

Current and Upcoming Events
  • Education Initiatives 
    • Sustainable Agriculture  
    • Alternative Energy Technology
  • Great Lakes Biomimicry
  • Vibrant NEO
  • The Oberlin Project 
  • Food and Dining  
  • Energy  Projects

    
Check back for updates.

Announcements

Exterior Campus Lighting Project

Work will begin Monday morning on replacing the light fixtures on the west loop road (main road in front of the College. Workers will be installing  new fixtures from the north and south ends concurrently. The road will be partially blocked in order to do the work.
 
Please be very careful and slow down.

15 to Finish: Add a Late-Start Class Today

Take at least 15 credit hours per semester and you'll be closer to graduation and closer to your career. There’s still time to add a class to your schedule. Late-start courses begin Feb. 23 and March 23.
   
Click here to see the short-term class schedule and to register.

MyTuition Guarantee

LCCC students now have the opportunity to participate in the MyTuition Guarantee. This new program holds tuition and fee rates for students registering in fall 2014 and spring 2015 for up to three years or until the completion of a degree, whichever comes first.
  
Click here to learn more and to complete the Completion Pledge. 

MyUniversity

Students can save up to 80 percent on the cost of a traditional college degree. Learn more at www.lorainccc.edu/myuniversity.

Dean's List

Congratulations to the hardworking students who were named to the Dean’s List for fall 2014.  If you think you made the Dean’s List for fall semester, check your LCCC email account for an official confirmation from LCCC. See the full list of students named to the Dean’s List at www.lorainccc.edu/deanslist.

Earn College Credit For Work and Life Experience

Attend an information session for Prior Learning Assessment and find out about the methods used to help you earn college credit for what you have learned through work and life experiences.
 
Click here to learn more and register.

Financial Aid Filing Fairs

LCCC will offer free help for anyone filing a FAFSA form - regardless of the college they plan to attend - at a series of Financial Aid Filing Fairs held in February and March. Click here for details and to register online.

Sign Up for Text Alerts

Sign up to receive text message alerts in the event of campus emergencies, campus closings, campus power outages and severe weather announcements at www.lorainccc.edu/alerts.

Softball Team Tryouts

The LCCC Softball Team will host tryouts from noon to 1 p.m., February 21 and 22 in the Ewing Center Field House. Learn More.

MBA Program Begins in Fall 2015

Beginning in fall 2015, Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration will offer a master’s of business administration degree through the University Partnership. Learn more.