For community colleges and their students, the pandemic has created a perfect storm threatening enrollments and access and disproportionately impacting low-income and communities of color. Lorain County Community College in has adapted transfer degree programs to better equip high school students and guidance counselors to explore and begin to plan their pathway to a bachelor’s starting in high school. Read more in this article from “Inside Higher Ed.”
LCCC announced this week that its 57th Annual Commencement will include a virtual commencement ceremony where an estimated 2,000 degrees and certificates will be conferred. Additionally, interested graduates will be able to sign-up for the opportunity to cross the Stocker Arts Center stage to receive their diploma and professional photo.
A new generation of students in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medical (STEM) fields will be eligible for scholarships at Lorain County Community College, thanks to a grant program announced by Ohio Department of Higher Education Chancellor Randy Gardner on Monday, April 5.