Blackstone LaunchPad

Welcome to Blackstone LaunchPad

Click here to visit the Blackstone LaunchPad Website

     

 

 
 
Students and alumni at Lorain County Community College now have free access to business support through the acclaimed entrepreneurship model of the Blackstone LaunchPad.
 
The Blackstone LaunchPad helps members move their idea for a business or product from conception to reality. The services are available for all students and alumni, regardless of their area of study.
  

Getting Started   

Interested students and alumni can get started by creating a personal profile at http://www.lccclaunch.com/. The online forum provides access to free consulting and other resources.

To register in person, visit Blackstone LaunchPad at LCCC in the Bass Library, Room 114 or contact Janice Lapina, program manager, at jlapina@lorainccc.edu or (440) 366-4900.

     
Networking Events  

  
FEBE3:  Fostering Entrepreneurial Business Education

Blackstone LaunchPad, GLIDE and the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offer a free networking group every Wednesday from 10-11 a.m., in LCCC's Desich Business and Entrepreneurship Center beginning July 10, 2013. The group is open to all and will include a presentation from a local resource. Participants will have an opportunity to meet with other entrepreneurs and network with other students and alumni.

Dunkin Donuts will provide free coffee.

Click here to learn more and to register.


 

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.