Student News – Week of Nov. 5, 2018

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. 

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

LCCC Volleyball Advances to National Tournament

The LCCC volleyball team will play in the NJCAA Division III National tournament on Saturday, Nov. 10 in Rochester, Minnesota. 

Happening This Week

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.

Career Services Workshop: Winning Resumes and Cover Letters

Learn the key points to a well-written resume and cover letter and how to make your’s stand out among the competition from 6-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 6 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.

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 rblanfor@lorainccc.edu or visit the website.

Health and Wellness Expo

LCCC LiveSmart 2020 will present a Health and Wellness Expo from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 7 in the Spitzer Conference Center. The event includes free health screenings, giveaways, samples and more and is open to all students, employees and community members. For more information, email Lisa Augustine at laugusti@lorainccc.edu.

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.

Career Services Workshop: Job Search and Networking Strategies

Learn everything you need to know to plan a successful job search and network effectively. Join Career Services at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 7 in BU 203. To register, call Career Services at (440) 366-4076 or visit http://www.lorainccc.edu/careers.

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 wattsa1@ohio.edu.

Stocker Arts Center Presents: Shine

The Stocker Arts Center will be showing the film “Shine” at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 9 in the Hoke Theatre. This Australian film follows the true life story of piano virtuoso David Helfgott. Tickets are $7 per person. For more information, please contact Robert Dudash at rdudash@lorainccc.edu or call (440) 366-7420, or visit the Stocker Arts Center website.

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 Concert Band Concert

The Civic Concert 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.

Food for Fines Drive

The LCCC Mike Bass Library is hosting a food for fines food drive now through Nov. 11. Canned food items are being accepted in place of LCCC library fines. One non-perishable food or personal care item equals $1 in fines waived. All items will be donated to the Commodore Cupboard. For more information, please contact Kathy Hodkey at khodkey@lorainccc.edu.

Upcoming Events

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

Stocker Arts Presents: Mysteries of Ancient Egypt

The Stocker Arts Center is hosting Virginia Rep on Tour “Mysteries of Ancient Egypt” from 9:45-11:45 a.m. on Tuesday, November 13 in the Hoke Theatre. Tickets are $5 each. For more information, contact the Stocker Arts Center box office at (440) 366-4040. Visit the Stocker Arts website for more information.

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
Donate 10 cans or
Volunteer for 10 hours at Commodore Cupboard

For more information, contact Commodore Cupboard at CommodoreCupboard@lorainccc.edu.  

Stocker Arts Center Presents: Moonstruck

The Stocker Arts Center will be showing the film “Moonstruck” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 16 in the Hoke Theatre. This film follows the life of a widowed bookkeeper and the neighborhood she lives in. Tickets are $7 per person. For more information, please contact Robert Dudash at rdudash@lorainccc.edu or call at (440) 366-7420, or visit the website.

The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail

The LCCC Theatre program presents “The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail” at 8 p.m.,Thursday Nov. 15, Friday, November 16, and Saturday, November 17 in the Cirigliano Studio Theatre. Tickets are $9 for adults, and $8 for seniors, LCCC faculty, staff, and students. For tickets contact the Stocker Arts Center box office at (440) 366-4040. For more information, visit the website or contact Jeremy Benjamin at (440) 366-7120.

Stocker Arts Center Presents: The Midtown Men

The Stocker Arts Center will be hosting “The Midtown Men” at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 18 in the Hoke Theatre. Single tickets are $40 for orchestra seating and $33 for mezzanine seating. Discounts are available for active duty military members and youth 18 and under. For more information please contact the Stocker Arts Center box office at (440) 366-4040. Visit the website for more information.

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 jpowers@lorainccc.edu.

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.

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.lorainccc.edu/Santa.

LCCC News and Blogs

President’s Blog

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

Athletics

Home game schedule

Click here for the schedules for fall athletics.

 

Clubs

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 http://www.lorainccc.edu/swe

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 soge@lorainccc.edu. 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

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

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.