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Jocelyn Wieser
Executive Associate/Board Liaison

Christopher (CJ) Fox
Manager of Projects


A Message From the President

Welcome to Lorain County Community College. During these challenging times, we are here to provide hope for the future. Hope for our current and future students, and hope for our community. We believe that brighter days are ahead, and compassion, flexibility and innovation are what we all need to persevere.

During the past several months, our campus has come together to meet the unprecedented challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic, while also staying true to our core values. We have increased hours and access to our Commodore Cupboard food pantry. We have used our fab lab to print nearly 8,000 face shields for local healthcare workers. We have distributed hundreds of recycled laptops to students who had no access to technology. And we have redefined our entire approach to teaching and learning – now offering four class formats for students to select. 

The driving force behind all of these changes is that we believe every student’s dream matters. We are here to enable our students’ success – no matter where they come from or what barriers they face. We have taken great strides to address equity from a data-driven perspective, resulting in LCCC receiving the Leah Meyer Austin Award – Achieving the Dream’s national prize for significant and sustained improvements in student outcomes and student success. 

While we recognize the accomplishment of receiving this award, we are not finished. Through strategic partnerships with local employers, will we continue to work toward a brighter future for our community. Together we will continue to help our students achieve their dreams, now and in the future.

Please connect with me @PresBallinger on Twitter and Instagram.


Marcia Ballinger

President’s Blog

April is Community College Month, providing a moment to broadly share the important impact of our nation’s community colleges.

Lorain County Community College was founded in 1963 to provide access to higher education for every person in Lorain County, regardless of their educational attainment or socioeconomic status. During the past 58 years, LCCC has impacted one in four Lorain County residents, equivalent to more than 50 percent of households, and conferred more than 50,000 degrees. 

Celebrating the “Unity” in Community College.




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