MLK Day of Service

MLK Day of Service

 

The Lorain County Community College’s Service Learning Program received a grant from Ohio Campus Compact for a second year to host an MLK Day of Service. Service Learning, along with Student Life, and the Americorps volunteers at LCCC were able to mobilize around 150 volunteers to reflect upon the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and engage in community service.  

Volunteers participated in multiple projects in the community and on the college campus. Community organizations who participated included; Big Brothers Big Sisters, Save our ChildrenHabitat for Humanity's RestoreNeighborhood House Association, Samuel L Felton Jr. Community Development Program, Second Harvest Food Bank, and Catholic Charities Lorain Family Center.

These community projects ranged from painting motivational quotes on walls, re-painting a room, and doing some dry walling, to reading MLK books to children, serving lunch to the needy, and mentoring a child for a day.  On-campus activities included the Early College High School’s Freshman Class assembling Back Packs for a Second Harvest program, and Service Learning Nursing students providing free blood glucose and blood pressure readings to all.

As a final touch to the service projects, volunteers and the community were all welcomed to attend the MLK Day of Service Celebration in which we paused to remember MLK and his dream. “We Shall Overcome” was sung by Maneera Hitchens, “I Have a Dream” speech was passionately recited by Mark Taylor, and Councilman Marcus Madison spoke on how we today are accomplishing Dr. King’s dream.  For more information on Service Learning or volunteering, click here.

 

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Extended Hours

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Convocation Office Closure

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Campus Tours

Tours for new and prospective LCCC student will be offered at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays and at 4 p.m. on Thursdays through August 21. This is a great way to become familiar with campus and find classes for the upcoming semester. No registration is necessary. Simply show up at the Student Life desk on the second floor of College Center.

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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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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.

Hours of Operation

Please note that campus service hours have been adjusted for summer semester. For a list of updated service hours, please visit www.lorainccc.edu/hours

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