Student News – Week of January 28, 2019

Spring semester classes still available

 Spring semester classes are still available. Register for 5, 8 and 10-week classes at LCCC. Register online or call (440) 366-4032 today.

1098-T Tax Information

The IRS requires colleges and universities to report the total payments received from all sources for qualified tuition and related expenses on form 1098-T. You can access your 1098-T form in MyCampus in January. For more information, please visit

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.


Download the FAFSA app to fill out the 2018-2019 FASFA on your mobile device. For more information, call Financial Services at (440) 366-4034.



Happening This Week

Martin Luther King Day of Service

Join the AmeriCorps College Completion Coaches and Career Services for the MLK Day of Service project from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 28 in College Center. Volunteers will package meals and then deliver them to local food pantries. To RSVP or volunteer please text “MLK” to (440) 794-1068. For more information, please contact Ericka Johns at or at (440) 366-4158.

Career Services Workshop

Learn the key ingredients to creating a resume and cover letter that will set you apart from the competition. Join Career Services for this free workshop at 2 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 31 in iLOFT 223. For more information and to register for the workshop please, contact career services at (440) 366-4076 or visit

Upcoming Events

Brunch with a Farmer

The sixth annual brunch with a farmer will be held at 9 a.m., Saturday Feb. 9 in the Culinary Lobby. Meet Lorain County farmers and enjoy local foods prepared by LCCC Culinary Arts students. Come to celebrate Ohio Farm Bureau’s 2019 Centennial. Guests are encouraged to bring a nonperishable food item to support the Commodore Cupboard student food pantry. Tickets are $10 for Farm Bureau members and children, and $15 for non-members. Tickets must be purchased in advance by Feb. 4. For more information, please contact the Lorain County Farm Bureau at or (440) 877-0706.

Theatre Program Auditions

The LCCC Theatre program will hold auditions for “Six Characters in Search of an Author” from 6-8 p.m. on Sunday, February 10, and from 7-9 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 11 in the Cirigliano Studio Theatre in Stocker Arts Center. Auditions are open to all LCCC students and staff, as well as actors from the community. For more information, please contact Jeremy Benjamin at or at (440) 366-7120.

NEOLaunch NET Student Open House

NEOLaunch NET will host an open house for students from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. starting on Monday, Feb. 11 through Thursday, Feb. 14 in PC 113. There will be a different featured activity on each day:

• Feb. 11- Free dog tags to engrave in the Fab Lab
• Feb. 12- Share your degree program and enjoy desserts and door prizes
• Feb. 13- Enjoy free pizza
• Feb. 14- Animals from the Elyria Friendship APL visit

For more information, please contact NEOLaunch NET at (440) 366-4900.

Computer Science and Engineering Information Session

Join The University of Toledo faculty and staff for an information session on the Computer Science and Engineering bachelor’s degree program from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at the LCCC University Partnership Ridge Campus in North Ridgeville. The CSE program is offered through LCCC’s University Partnership and can be completed exclusively at LCCC’s North Ridgeville campus. Click here for more information or to register for the session

Safezone Workshop

The SafeZone Workshop is a two-hour training that aims to increase knowledge of the LGBTQ+ community, understanding of vocabulary, and issues within the community and higher education. The goal is to create a visible network of allies who are committed to creating a community of respect and dignity for LGBTQ+ students, staff, faculty and others. Participants will explore and investigate gender, sexuality, and privilege as a part of this training. A SafeZone Workshop is scheduled:
• 12-2 p.m., Friday, Feb. 1, iL 209

Please visit the registration page for more information on SafeZone and to register now.

Indoor Doubles Tennis Shootout

The LCCC Indoor Doubles Tennis Shootout will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23 in the LCCC Field house. Entry is $20 per team. Team categories are men’s, women’s, women’s 6.0 and under doubles, and mixed doubles. Visit the athletics page to register online and learn more about the tournament. For more information, please contact Jim Powers at, (440) 366-7652.

MBA Information Sessions

The Lake Erie College Parker MBA program is offered through LCCC’s University Partnership. Upcoming information sessions, held from 6-7 p.m. in UC209, are listed below:

Feb. 26, 2019
April 10, 2019
June 18, 2019
July 31, 2019

For more information, visit

IdeaLabs Business Competition

NEOLaunch NET will host its annual business competition from 1-4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6 in AT 122. All students are welcome to participate in the competition for a chance to win one of three cash prizes. The winning team will advance to the IdeaLabs regional business competition. To sign up for the business competition please visit For more information, please contact NEOLaunch NET at (440) 366-4900.

Happily Ever After Bridal Show

LCCC and the Lorain County Commissioners Office are partnering up again for their 2nd Annual Happily Ever After Bridal Show on Sunday, March 10 in the Spitzer Conference Center.

12 p.m. – doors open
2 p.m. – fashion show 

If you or someone you know is getting married and looking for vendors, be sure to register today at to take advantage of this show. The event will include: food sampling, prizes and giveaways. Admission is free. A collection area will be available for those who would like to donate nonperishable food to the Commodore Cupboard food pantry. 

Register by March 1 to guarantee a free tote filled with wedding swag.

All Upcoming Events – LCCC Event Calendar


LCCC News and Blogs

President’s Blog

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Game schedule

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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