National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month

In an effort to raise awareness, promote a level of preparedness and ensure a safe learning and working environment, the Office of Campus Security will participate in the federal government’s National Preparedness Month by conducting the following activities:

Thursday, September 13 

  • 12 noon and
  • 6 pm 

Emergency Notification System Testing
Portions of the campus Emergency Notification System (external siren, internal public address system) will be tested.

Thursday, September 13 

  • 12 - 1 pm
  • College Center, Room CC 114
  • Lunch will be served

Emergency Preparedness and Safety Seminar
A seminar will be conducted by Campus Security addressing emergency preparedness and responding to an active shooter.

Online Training

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Independent Study Courses (Online Training)

Active Shooter:  What You Can Do
Everyone can help prevent and prepare for potential active shooter situations. This course provides guidance to individuals so that they can prepare to respond to an active shooter situation.

This course is not written for law enforcement officers, but for non-law enforcement citizens. The material may provide recommended actions for non-law enforcement citizens to take should they be confronted with an active shooter situation. 

http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/IS907.asp

Individuals that successfully complete this course will receive a FEMA certificate of completion via email.  It is important to note that individuals taking this course must submit their Social Security Number to FEMA as your student ID number in order to complete the final exam.  If you would prefer an alternate ID number, please follow the directions at the FEMA link above.

 

Announcements

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.

Computer Science and Engineering Information Session

Learn more about this high-growth industry from the University of Toledo representatives from 6-7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 28 at LCCC University Partnership Ridge Campus. Learn more.

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.