Sustain Ag Info Session Dec 2012

Press Release

Posted: November 27, 2012

LEARN ABOUT LCCC’S SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE PROGRAMS AT A FREE INFORMATION SESSION

New courses begin in January for students interested in earning a certificate in Sustainable Agriculture or Permaculture Design at Lorain County Community College.

A free information session about the Sustainable Agriculture program will be held from 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, December 5 at LCCC’s College Center Commons.

The session will include information about new courses available for spring semester, including Interior Landscaping, Animal Farming, Spring Crop Production, Business Principles of Sustainable Agriculture and more. Program instructors will be available to answer questions and discuss the program options.

LCCC’s Sustainable Agriculture program is the first of its kind in Ohio. Students gain hands-on experience in careers in agriculture and food systems and learn key sustainability and land stewardship skills.

This program is in collaboration with the Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute and the George Jones Farm, a program of the New Agrarian Center, in Oberlin. 

For more information or to register for the information session, visit www.lorainccc.edu/sustain or contact Ruby Beil, Sustainable Agriculture Program Coordinator, at (440) 366-7222.

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.