Global Entrepreneurship Week 2013

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Posted on: November 19, 2013

Lorain County Community College will host events to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week. The events are sponsored by LCCC’s Blackstone LaunchPad.

Crowdfunding Workshop
Blackstone LaunchPad will host a free workshop on crowdfunding from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday, November 18 in DEC 132. The event is part of Global Entrepreneurship Week. For more information, visit

Student Business Competition
Students looking to start a business may enter a student business competition hosted by Blackstone Launchpad. Student entrepreneurs will present their business ideas to a panel of business experts at 1 p.m., Tuesday, November 19 in HS 133. The winning students will receive cash prizes of $500 for first place, $250 for second place and $150 for third place.  Prize money is sponsored by RGI International. The event is part of Global Entrepreneurship Week. For more information or to register for the competition, email

Johnny Cupcakes
Johnny Earle, founder of the Johnny Cupcakes clothing brand, will speak at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, November 20 in Stocker Cinema Hall as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week. Earle was voted America's #1 Young Entrepreneur of 2008 by BusinessWeek Magazine. The Johnny Cupcakes clothing line cleverly uses cupcakes as a design motif - often replacing iconic symbols with cupcakes. Participants will have the opportunity to market business ventures. Please contact Blackstone Launchpad for more information at extension 4900 or visit

Panel of Experts
A panel of local business experts will share their wisdom with students. The panel will be moderated by Frank Whitfield. Panel members are: Tim Kiedrowski, Lee Klingshirn, Judy Recknagel, and James Knight.

For more information about events, visit


Dr. Church to Retire after Leading LCCC for Three Decades

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October is Manufacturing Month

This series of activities for high school students through adults showcases the importance of manufacturing in Lorain County.

Events include:
  • OH Makes@LCCC Conference
  • Think Manufacturing Student Expo
  • Mechatronics Information Session
  • "What Makes What in Lorain County
Click here for a complete list of events. 

Canvas Has Replaced ANGEL

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Earn College Credit for Your Experience

Your professional, military or volunteer experience in an applied area may make you eligible to receive college credit. Click here to learn more.   


Students can save up to 80 percent on the cost of a traditional college degree. Click here to learn more.  

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, spring 2015, or fall 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.