Continuing Education

Continuing Education

 

In this economic recession, unemployment rates are devastating in our region.  While some people have opted to start their own businesses, others have used Lorain County Community College’s short-term continuing education offerings to get new skills to get an edge for re-employment.  LCCC is here to stimulate your career.

Marcia Jones is the Career Services Manager at LCCC.  She sees an opportunity in stimulus funding.  "There are currently stimulus dollars available to help people back to work through training," she said.  LCCC is holding orientations focused on the importance of continuing educations as it relates to the advancements of careers and so far nearly 350 people have attended.  The college is now starting to get some of these people connected to resources.

John Heck of North Ridgeville is an example.  John has a master’s degree in business administration.  He had spent over 10-years in health care management and then his company closed operations.

He came to LCCC and took advantage of our Six Sigma Training offerings and the “Make Your Layoff Payoff” program. 

Six Sigma Certification programs offer companies and individuals training that will help increase customer satisfaction, operate more efficiently and gain profitability.

Make Your Layoff Payoff  was created to provide dislocated workers with access to career information, long and short term training opportunities with an emphasis on career pathways in high growth areas like Healthcare, IT and Manufacturing.  The program also provides access to the financial resources available to aid job-seekers in updating and upgrading their skills or retraining for new careers.

Mel Hauser started a new job at Berea Printing Company in August.  Hauser participated in LCCC's "Transitions" program. "Whether attending a training class,video interview or Transitions session," said Hauser, "I always left LCCC with a lot of useful tools, helpful contacts and the encouragement to continue my search." Transitions targets the dislocated, unemployed business professional who is seeking employment.  Transitions, now in its 5th year, meets every other Monday on the LCCC campus.  Nearly 100 people attend regularly. 

If you are interested in any of LCCC’s continuing education programs please click here

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MyCampus Maintanence: Sunday, Nov. 23

The PeopleSoft and MyCampus online transactions will be down for maintenance from 7-10 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 23Click here to learn more.

Register Now for Spring

Be a success! Register now for Spring Semester 2015. Classes begin January 20. Click here for registration information.

Extended Hours for Spring Registration

Enrollment, Financial and Career Services will be open 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday and 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday beginning Monday, November 17.

Don’t be Latte!

Register now and get a $10 Starbucks gift card. The first 500 students who register or add a class to their current Spring schedule beginning today will receive a $10 Starbucks Gift Card. Students can collect their gift card in LCCC’s Enrollment Services desk in the Bass Library.

Already registered? You have a chance to win, too. Add a class to your current Spring schedule and you will also be eligible for a gift card. Plus, everyone who registered for Spring classes before Monday, November 17 is automatically entered into a drawing for their choice of a Gold iPad or Gold iPad mini. iPad winners will be announced Friday, November 21.

Midterm Grades Now Available

Fall Semester students are encouraged to check midterm grades by logging into MyCampus going to the Student Center. Please refer to www.lorainccc.edu/grades for detailed instructions.

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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MyUniversity

Students can save up to 80 percent on the cost of a traditional college degree. Learn more at www.lorainccc.edu/myuniversity.

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. 

Lorain County WIN

LCCC and the JVS have launched Lorain County WIN (Workforce Innovation Network), a new partnership providing workforce training to Lorain County. Learn more at www.loraincountywins.com.

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