PTA Public Comments Policy

Physical Therapist Assistant Program

Public Comment Policy

The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Lorain County Community College engages in a process of continuous assessment and improvement. As part of that process comments, valid suggestions, ideas, and constructive criticism are considered. 

Persons already associated with the program, faculty, students, prospective students, clinical faculty and sites, and others have due process and grievance procedures available as noted in the Policy on Complaint Handling, and college due process/grievance procedures (LCCC Catalog, College Student Handbook, PTA Program Student Handbook, PTA Program Policy and Procedures Manual). However, individuals in the community who do not have a formal affiliation with this institution or program are also welcome to provide comments according to the following policy.

  1. This process is only for comments or concerns that cannot be addressed by existing grievance/due process procedures described in the LCCC catalog, Faculty Reference Guide, College Student Handbook, PTA Program Student Handbook, or PTA Program Policy and Procedures Manual. 
  2. Comments must be provided in writing and signed by the author. Anonymous submissions will not be acknowledged, considered or investigated; nor will written comments provided on behalf of an anonymous source. A valid method to contact the author must be provided (phone, email, address). 
  3. Comments must be submitted to the following:
     
    PTA Program Director
    Lorain County Community College

    HS 223
    1005 Abbe Rd. North
    Elyria, OH 44035
     
  4. The PTA Program Director shall respond to all comments within 10 working business days to further investigate, discuss, acknowledge receipt, or resolve the issue. If satisfactory follow-up or resolution is not or can not be reached at this level, appeal may be made to the Dean of Allied Health and Nursing within 5 business working days. The Dean shall respond within 10 working business days and if satisfactory resolution is not or can not be reached, appeal may be made to the Office of the Provost within 5 business working days. The decision of the Provost will be final. Neither the Dean nor the Provost will become involved until all attempts to resolve the issue with the Program Director have been exhausted. 
  5. Records of all comments will be confidentially maintained by the Program Director for five (5) years. These records are not open to the public but are available to accrediting agencies of the college.

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.