Steel Safety Grant

Press Release

Posted: September 20, 2012

LCCC RECEIVES GRANT TO CREATE STUDENT RESEARCH PANEL ON STEEL SAFETY

Lorain County Community College students will soon play a key role in solving some pressing health and safety problems in the steel industry.

LCCC was awarded a grant from the Don B. Daily Memorial Fund to Promote Steel Industry Safety and Health. The $5,000 grant will fund the creation and operation of a student research team that will investigate solutions for steel industry health and safety problems.

“We are excited to have LCCC students actively engaged in occupational safety issues,” said Kelly Zelesnik, dean of engineering technologies at LCCC. “This program will put our students at the forefront of safety developments within the steel industry.”

The student research team will work with representatives from the steel industry to explore practices and requirements for occupational safety training. The goals of the program are to increase the availability of training to current steel workers and to increase the number of LCCC students who explore occupational safety as part of their academic studies.

Three students will be selected for the team and begin work during fall semester. In spring 2013, the group will present their findings at the LCCC Research Day and at least one other professional conference.

For more information about opportunities in engineering technologies at LCCC, visit www.lorainccc.edu/engineering.

Announcements

Register Now for Spring

Be a success! Register now for Spring Semester 2015. Classes begin January 20. Click here for registration information.

Extended Hours for Spring Registration

Enrollment, Financial and Career Services will be open 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday and 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday beginning Monday, November 17.

Congratulations to our Winners!

Congratulations to Ellen Isenhour of Columbia Station and Patrick Arndt of LaGrange! They each won an iPad by registering for spring semester classes before November 16. Ellen, Patrick, please visit Commodore Books and More with your ID to claim your prize.

The Starbucks cards have been distributed. (Gift cards are being mailed to everyone who qualified but did not yet pick up their prize!) Thanks to everyone who registered during the promotion.

Midterm Grades Now Available

Fall Semester students are encouraged to check midterm grades by logging into MyCampus going to the Student Center. Please refer to www.lorainccc.edu/grades for detailed instructions.

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.

MyUniversity

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

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. 

Lorain County WIN

LCCC and the JVS have launched Lorain County WIN (Workforce Innovation Network), a new partnership providing workforce training to Lorain County. Learn more at www.loraincountywins.com.