Student News – Week of Oct. 29, 2018

Register for Spring Semester

Registration is open for spring semester. Visit MyCampus to learn more or go to Classes start Jan. 22. 

Campus Dining

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

Happening This Week

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

Blood Drive

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

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

Halloween Boomtacular!

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

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.

Upcoming Events


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 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

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

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
Donate 10 cans or
Volunteer for 10 hours at Commodore Cupboard

For more information, contact Commodore Cupboard at  

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

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

LCCC News and Blogs

President’s Blog

Read the blog of LCCC President Marcia J. Ballinger, Ph.D.


Home game schedule

Click here for the schedules for fall athletics.



Learn more about clubs at LCCC.


Student and Community Services

Learn more about the many student support services offered at LCCC.

Commodore Cupboard

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 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


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