White House Summit on Community Colleges

White House Summit on Community Colleges

 

On October 5th, the first-ever White House Summit on Community Colleges was held in Washington, D.C. Lorain County Community College participated in this historic event by hosting our own summit and broadcasting the live discussion from Washington. The White House Summit brought together community colleges, business, philanthropy, federal and state policy leaders, faculty and students to discuss how community colleges can help meet the job training and education needs of the nation’s evolving workforce, as well as the critical role these institutions play in achieving the President’s goal to lead the world with the highest proportion of college graduates by 2020. 

The local event included video presentations of students and President Obama’s visit to LCCC; student Anthony Whitmore shared his thoughts on the importance of community college; and students were able to brainstorm solutions to challenges facing community colleges.

“It’s nice to see the college making an effort to get input from students about what can help them achieve their goals,” said John Peshek, an accounting major from Elyria.

Announcements

Nursing Accreditation Visit

LCCC will host a site review for continuing accreditation of its Licensed Practical nursing program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). You are invited to meet the site visit team and share your comments about the program in person at a meeting scheduled at 2 p.m. on September 28, 2016 at Lorain County Community College, in HS 139.

Learn more.

15 to Finish: Add a 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. Later-start courses begin soon.

Click here to see the short-term class schedule and to register.

Smart Path FWD

Northeast Ohio’s four community colleges – LCCC, Cuyahoga Community College, Lakeland Community College and Stark State College – offer a smart path forward for students, employers and our region. Learn more.

Earn College Credit for Your Experience

Your professional, military or volunteer experience in an applied area may make you eligible to receive college credit. Click here to learn more.   

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