Dental Hygiene Program

Dental Hygiene Program

 

Did you know that Lorain County Community College is home to a dental hygiene program?

In the mid 1990s, the Lorain County Dental Community took an active role in the assessment process required to document the need to establish a new dental hygiene program in Ohio at LCCC.  In addition, the Lorain Dental Society pledged funding towards the cost of the dental hygiene program.

In 1996, the Ohio Board of Regents approved the opening of the Dental Hygiene program and in 1999 LCCC graduated its first class of Dental Hygienists.  “From an educational standpoint,” said Sue Leiken, director of the program, “LCCC is interested in creating an environment where the dental hygiene student will be actively involved in the learning process.” 

The LCCC Dental Hygiene Program includes an on-site clinic.  The clinic houses 12 operatories.  The clinic is open to everyone.  It is not limited to just the LCCC student body and faculty.  All clinic sessions are supervised by a dentist and dental hygiene faculty.  Dental Hygiene students are expected to schedule a patient every clinic session and complete the designated clinical requirements over a period of four semesters, including eight weeks in a summer session.

“The program,” added Leiken, “is serious about graduating students with knowledge necessary to make independent decisions and with the skills required to be a professional health care provider.”

If you are interested in studying dental hygiene or interested in the public services of the clinic, please click here for more information.

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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.
 
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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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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.
 
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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.  

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