Sustainability Initiatives at LCCC


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LCCC Recycling More Than Half

In fiscal year 2015, LCCC for the first time recycled over half (57%) of its waste generated. The percentage of waste recycled was up from 46% in 2014 and just 9% in 2011, the original baseline year. In addition, overall the volume of waste produced (recycled and non- recycled) was down by 56 tons in 2015 from the measured baseline year in 2011. Click here to read more

LCCC's Sustainability Initiatives 

Lorain County Community College is committed to a sustainable path and has made significant progress aligned with strategic priorities.


  • LCCC established a Sustainability Core Team in 2011 as a successor of the Green Campus Task Force. The Core Team acts as a advisory board and works to facilitate change. 
  • LCCC in collaboration with the Oberlin Project used a standardized process to formally assess its sustainability initiatives which today serves as a baseline for continuous improvement in key Areas.  

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Progress in Key Areas of Concentration

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LCCC to Undergo Quality Review

Lorain County Community College is seeking comments from the public about the College in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency.

The College will host a visit March 21-23, 2016, with a team representing the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).  The team will review the institution's ongoing ability to meet HLC’s Criteria for Accreditation.

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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 February 22, March 21 and April 4.
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Presidential Search

The search for a president to succeed retiring President Dr. Roy A. Church is officially underway.
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