Stalking

What is Stalking?

Stalking is a pattern of repeated, unwanted attention, harassment and contact.  It is a pattern of conduct that can include:

  • Following the victim
  • Appearing at the victim's home, place of employment, classroom, motor vehicle, etc.
  • Making unwanted and frightening contact with the victim through phone, text messaging, mail and/or email
  • Harassing the victim through the Internet or posting messages on web pages or listservs
  • Making threats to harm the victim, the victim's children, relatives, friends, or pets
  • Intimidating the victim
  • Vandalizing the victim's personal property
  • Securing personal information about the victim by accessing public records, hiring private investigators, using Internet search services, contacting friends, family, work or neighbors or going through the victim's garbage

Stalking is a Crime

Menacing by stalking is the act of a person who knowingly engages in a pattern of conduct that causes you to believe that the offender (stalker) will cause you physical harm or mental distress.

  • Pattern of conduct means two or more actions or incidents occur in a short period of time
  • Mental distress means any mental illness or condition that would normally require counseling

If a person follows, exhibits undesired affection/attention, pursues or harasses you to the point where you feel uncomfortable while on campus, please contact Campus Security from any campus phone by dialing extension 4444 or 4053 or by dialing 366.4053 or 366.4444 from your cellular phone.

Planning for Your Safety While on Campus

  • Be aware of your surroundings at all times!
  • Never contact your stalker or try to reason with this person.
  • Document all stalking incidents or actions in a journal (notes, letters, voicemails, text messages, etc.).
  • Always walk with a friend or call Campus Security (366.4444/366.4053 cellular phone or 4444/4053 from a campus phone) to walk you to your destination if you feel unsafe.  Place Campus Security contact number on speed dial if you cannot remember it.
  • Vary your daily on-campus routine; use a different parking lot and route of travel each day.
  • Never give out personal information to anyone who does not have a need for it.
  • Protect yourself; consider purchasing mace or taking a personal self-defense course.
  • If problems persist off-campus, contact your local law enforcement agency.

 

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.
   
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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.
  
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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.
 
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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.

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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.