Register for Spring Semester
Registration is open for spring semester. Visit MyCampus to learn more or go to http://www.lorainccc.edu/register. Classes start Jan. 22.
Looking for a place to eat? LCCC’s MarketPlace, Subway, Starbuck’s and Corner Bistro are open on campus during fall semester. Check out locations, hours and menus on the Campus Dining web page.
If you need food assistance, please visit the Commodore Cupboard.
Mobile FASFA Application
The Department of Education has released a FASFA app. This app allows students to fill out the 2018-2019 FASFA and upcoming versions will offer additional functions. For more information please call Financial Services at (440) 366-4034.
One Book One Campus
The Center of Teaching Excellence has picked a new book for this year’s One Book One Campus project. You can pick up a free copy of “Evicted” by Matthew Desmond for yourself in the Bass Library at the second floor circulation desk. If you were assigned the book for a class, please be prepared to give the class section. Learn more.
Equity Photo Contest
Student Senate is hosting an LCCC Equity Photo Contest to increase awareness of the concept of equity. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to take photos around campus of what they think best represents equity. To enter the contest, post an equity photo to the LCCC Student Senate Facebook page with the tag #lcccphotocontest2018. The most creative and interesting photos will win one of three prizes: first – $25 gift card, second – $15 gift card, and third -$10 gift card.
The contest will go through the month of October. For more information, contact Jude Jeon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Happening This Week
TERC: Scholastic Book Fair
Stock up on materials for your classroom or family library at the TERC Scholastic Book Fair. All purchases benefit the TERC.
Book Fair Days and Locations:
• 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday-Tuesday October 22-23, College Center
• 12- 6 p.m., Wednesday October 24 College Center
• 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday-Friday October 25-26, iLoft
Shop more dates online with a larger selection through November 2. For more information, contact the TERC at (440) 366- 4082.
VA Medical Center Programs
Chuck Bonacci, a recruiter from the Louis Stokes VA Medical Center, will be on campus on Monday, Oct. 22 to deliver the following programs in SP211:
– Federal Job Tips for Veterans from 5-6 p.m.
– How to Find a Federal Job at 7 p.m.
Career Services Workshop: Personal Branding
Learn how to develop and promote your personal brand for your job search, 6-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 23 in BU 103. For more information and to register for the workshop call Career Services at (440) 366-4076, or visit http://www.lorainccc.edu/careers.
The LCCC Wellington Center will host a self-defense workshop at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 23 at the Wellington Center. Jeff Ellis, 8th Degree Black Belt and self-defense expert, will present this free workshop. For more information, contact the LCCC Wellington Center at (440) 647-1776.
A self-defense workshop will be held on the main campus at 12 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 24 in PE 105. To RSVP call Women’s Link at (440) 366-4035.
NEO LaunchNET will host a homecoming event that will feature the individuals and businesses NEO LaunchNET has helped on their entrepreneurial journey. The event will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 24 in College Center Commons. NEO LaunchNET’s honored alumni will have banquet tables showcasing their wares and promoting their businesses.
In collaboration with Student Life and Boom radio there will be football-themed activities, games, snacks, music, mascots and more. For more information, contact the NEO LaunchNET office at (440) 366-4900 or visit http://www.lccclaunch.com.
Psi Beta Bake Sale
Psi Beta will host a bake sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 22 in College Center Commons.
Computer Science Info Session
Join The University of Toledo faculty and staff for an informational session on the computer science and engineering bachelor’s degree program at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 24 at the LCCC University Partnership Ridge Campus in North Ridgeville. For more information, contact Karen Tomcko at (440) 366-4823.
It Happened Here
In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Women’s Link and LCCC Human Resources will show the documentary “It Happened Here” from 1-3:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 25 in BU 105. For more information, email Keith Brown at email@example.com or Tamara Wright at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Career Services Workshop: Winning Resumes and Cover Letters
Learn the key points to a well-written resume and cover letter and how to make yours stand out among the competition, 10 a.m to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25, in BU 103. For more information and to register for this workshop, please call Career Services at (440) 366-4076 or visit http://www.lorainccc.edu/careers.
Transfer 102 Workshop
Students interested in transferring after they complete their LCCC coursework are invited to learn about the LCCC resources that are available to them to ensure a successful transfer. Join Student Life and the University Partnership from 12-1 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 25 in College Commons to learn more. For more information, please contact Billie Sirn at (440) 366-7224.
Signature Series Performance
The Signature Series presents pianist Anthony Fuoco and vibraphonist William Wedmedyk at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 25 in the Stocker Arts Center Cirigliano Studio Theatre. Admission is free. For more information, contact Arts & Humanities at (440) 366-4013.
Stocker Arts Presents: Summer 1993
LCCC Stocker Arts Center will be showing the Spanish film “Summer 1993” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 26 in the Hoke Theatre. Tickets for this event are $7 each. Learn more.
College for Kids
Fall College for Kids classes start on Oct. 27 and run through Dec. 1. Classes will fill up quickly. For class schedule visit the College for Kids web page or call (440) 366-4093 or to register call (440) 366-4067.
Water First for Thirst
HPER will is hosting a water incentive program through October 31. To enter, visit all eight no-touch water bottle refill stations on campus and indicate on a campus map which ones you have visited. Turn the map into the fitness center instructor for a free water bottle and water-tracking card. Then drink the recommended eight 8-oz glasses of water for eight days and mark those days on the water-tracking card. Once you have done that, drop the completed tracking card off at the Fitness Center welcome desk and be entered into a drawing for a “water themed” prize. For more information, contact Katheryn Orantek at email@example.com.
Stocker Arts Presents: The Crucible
LCCC Stocker Arts Center will be hosting the National Players as they present “The Crucible” at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 29 in the Hoke Theatre. This show is recommended for grades nine and up. The show is 90 minutes and will be followed by a 20-minute talk back. Tickets for this event are $5 each. Learn more.
Walk-N-Talk with Dr. Ballinger
LCCC President Marcia Ballinger, Ph.D., will hold a Walk-N-Talk at 11 a.m., Monday, Oct. 29, beginning at Starbucks in College Center. Grab a free coffee and walk campus while talking with Dr. Ballinger about topics important to you. Learn more at http://www.lorainccc.edu/president.
A blood drive will be held from 1-4 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 31 and Wednesday, Oct. 31 in College Center Commons. Donors will receive a $5 Chipotle gift card & Hero Rewards points.
SafeZone Training is for LCCC individuals to learn more about the LGBTQ+ Community and how to become a welcoming ally. Students, faculty, and staff are welcome. RSVP for SafeZone Training. Training will be held:
- 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 31
Boom Radio will host a campuswide Halloween party from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Oct. 31 in College Center Commons. The event will include Halloween games, pumpkin and table decorating contests, an early 1900s horror movie, music, a photo booth, and trick-or-treating for the whole campus. For more information, contact Time Bradley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Enrollment Services Halloween Celebration
Celebrate Halloween and register for the spring semester with Enrollment Services. Register for spring classes and wear your Halloween costume for a chance to win a Starbucks gift card. The celebration will be from 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 31 on the first floor of the Bass Library, near Enrollment Services.
If you would like to see your adviser that day, make an appointment online on the adviser web page, or call (440) 366-4033.
Civic Orchestra Concert
The Civic Orchestra will present a concert at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 3 in the Stocker Arts Center Hoke Theatre. Tickets are $9 for adults; $8 for LCCC students, staff, and seniors 65+; and $7 for groups of 15 or more. For more information, contact the Arts & Humanities office at (440) 366-4013.
Cyber Security and the Dangers of Social Media
Learn about the importance of cyber security and the dangers of social media with Randy Kimbro, FBI Citizens Academy graduate volunteer for the FBI Cleveland office. Join Randy from 12– 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6 in CC 106 to learn what you can do to protect yourself online. For more information, please call Campus Security (440) 366-4053.
How Psychology Can Help Your Performance: The Science of Sport Psychology
Join Vince Granito, Ph.D., as he presents “How Sport Psychology Can Help Your Performance” from 12-1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 7 in LC 209. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Rita Blanford at email@example.com or visit the website.
IT Support Professional Certificate Info Session
LCCC has a limited amount of free tuition vouchers for students and individuals in the community who are interested in Google IT support professional certificate training. This is a five course certificate developed by Google to prepare students for an entry level role in IT support. To learn more attend the informational session at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 7, or at 10 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 8 in LC 186. For more information, please contact Laurel Gibbs at (440) 366-4728.
Ohio University Application Event
Prospective transfer students will have the opportunity to submit their Athens campus or eCampus application and ask questions about admissions to Ohio University at this free transfer application event. Students should allow 30 minutes to complete an application from 2-5 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 7 in UC 225. For more information, contact Alicia Watts, Community Partnerships Manager, at (740) 593-4121 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Civic Jazz Band Concert
The Civic Jazz Band concert is at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10 in the Stocker Arts Center Hoke Theatre. Tickets are $9 for adults, $8 for LCCC students, staff, and seniors, and $7 for a group of 15 or more. For tickets and more information, call the Stocker Center box office at (440) 366-4040. Visit the Civic Jazz Band page for more information.
Civic Band Concert
The Civic Band concert is 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11 in the Stocker Arts Center Hoke Theatre. This concert is free and open to the public. Visit the website for more information.
NEO LaunchNET Global Entrepreneur Week
NEO LaunchNET celebrates global entrepreneurship week with events that highlight entrepreneurs and veterans. They will be hosting events all around campus at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 12 to Wednesday, Nov. 14. Join NEO LaunchNET on Monday for a chili cook-off in college center, food trucks on Tuesday, and the annual business competition on Wednesday. For more information visit the webpage or contact NEO LaunchNET directly at (440) 366-4900.
MBA Information Sessions
The Lake Erie College Parker MBA program is offered through the Lorain County Community College University Partnership. Upcoming information sessions, held from 6-7 p.m. in UC209, are listed below:
Nov. 13, 2018
Feb. 26, 2019
April 10, 2019
June 18, 2019
July 31, 2019
MEMS Information Sessions
Information sessions on the MEMS program will be held: 1 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 14
Both sessions will be held in the lobby of the Desich Entrepreneurship Center, 151 Innovation Dr. Learn more at http://www.lorainccc.edu/mems.
Commodores Care Day
Commodore Cupboard will host Commodores Care Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 15 in College Center Commons. Students, staff and faculty are invited to pledge 10/10/10 to benefit the Commodore Cupboard food pantry. Pledge options include:
Donate 10 cans or
Volunteer for 10 hours at Commodore Cupboard
For more information, contact Commodore Cupboard at CommodoreCupboard@lorainccc.edu.
Annual Turkey Trot
The 50th annual Penton Memorial 10K Cross Country Turkey Trot will be held at LCCC at 9 a.m. on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 22. Special golden anniversary medals will be given to the first 300 finishers. With several age categories, special awards and a post-race raffle it is fun for the whole family. Registration is $25 with the purchase of a long sleeve T-shirt, and $15 without the T-shirt. Register online. For more information contact Jim Powers at (440) 366-7652 or at email@example.com.
Annual Toys for Tots Volleyball Tournament
The Toys for Tots Holiday Volleyball Tournament will be held Dec. 7-9 at LCCC. All toys collected will be donated to the US Marines Reserve Toys for Tots program. Learn more or register.
Brunch with Santa
Brunch with Santa will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15 at the Spitzer Conference Center. Activities include cookie decorating, ornament making, pictures with Santa and brunch. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for children 12 and under, and children 3 and under are free. To reserve your seat and for more information, please call (440) 366-4100 or visit http://www.loraincc.edu/Santa.
LCCC News and Blogs
Read the blog of LCCC President Marcia J. Ballinger, Ph.D.
Home game schedule
Student and Community Services
Learn more about the many student support services offered at LCCC.
Help stock the Commodore Cupboard with needed personal care items like soap, shampoo, deodorant, and laundry detergent. Every little bit helps students in need. Drop off your items on the first floor of the Bass Library near Career Services.
Sexual Orientation and Gender Equity Committee (LGBTQ+)
SOGE is seeking interested staff, faculty and students who want to work on initiatives to increase awareness and support for LGBTQ+ individuals on LCCC’s campuses. For more information or to join, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more about SOGE.
Support Groups at the CARE Center
The CARE Center hosts many support groups:
The AA meetings will be held on the following dates and times:
Mondays, Open to Everyone at 12 p.m.
Tuesdays, Welcome to Sobriety at 12 p.m.
Thursdays, Open to Everyone at 12 p.m.
Fridays, Women only at 12 p.m.
Fridays, Men only at 7 p.m.
The Eating Disorder Support Group runs from 6-7:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month.
The All Recovery Meeting for Young People in Recovery will be held on the first and third Wednesdays of each month from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.
All are welcome to the meetings.
For more information, call the CARE Center at (440) 364-4848, or visit the CARE Center website.
WE3 (Women Empowered, Educated, and Employed) is a community collaborative focused on helping hard-working single moms increase their earning capacity to become and remain economically secure and self-sufficient. For more information please call (440) 366-4157 or visit http://www.lorainccc.edu/we3.
Transitions meetings are held the second and fourth Monday of every month from 7-8:30 p.m. in Spitzer Conference Center room 118. Meetings are for job seekers. New topics and guest speakers are presented at each meeting. Learn more at http://www.lorainccc.edu/transitions.