Student News – Week of Nov. 19, 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.

All Campus Dining locations will be closing at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 21 for the Thanksgiving holiday, including the MarketPlace, Corner Bistro, Subway and Starbucks. All locations will back to normal hours on Monday, Nov. 26 when campus re-opens. 

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


Happening This Week

Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner

LCCC will host a free Thanksgiving dinner for students and community members at 5 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 21 in the Spitzer Conference Center. 

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

Upcoming Events

Stocker Arts Center presents: Lucky Chops

New York brass band “Lucky Chops” will be at LCCC at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, November 27 in the Hoke Theatre. Tickets for this one of a kind show are $40 for orchestra seating, and $33 for mezzanine seating. Discounts are available for active duty military members as well as youth 18 and under. Pick four or pick three show subscription packages are also available. For more information, visit the website or contact the Stocker Box Office at (440) 366-4040.

Signature Series: Seth Parker Woods

The mission of the Signature Series is to bring the finest musicians to Lorain County Community College. Join Arts and Humanities at 8 p.m., Tuesday, November 27 in the Stocker Arts Center’s Cirigliano Studio Theatre for cellist Seth Parker Woods. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, visit the website or contact Arts and Humanities at (440) 366-4013.

Zero-Proof Mix-Off

The Lorain County Health District will host the Zero-Proof Mix-Off from 5:30-7:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 6 in the Spitzer Conference Center. The free event features nonalcoholic drinks. 

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

Learn more about athletics at LCCC, including women’s and men’s basketball



Learn more about clubs at LCCC.

LCCC’s SWE Awarded International Award

The Society for Women Engineers received the SWE Mission Bronze award for the second year in a row on Oct. 20 at the Women Engineers 18 World’s Largest Conference. LCCC is the first community college to receive this international award. SWE Mission Awards is a recognition to embody SWE core values and demonstration of continuous improvement and growth while working to achieve the society’s strategic goals. Learn more about the club at

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