Student News – Week of Dec. 3, 2018

Register for Spring Semester

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

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.

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, 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

Finals Week Snacks

Student Senate will have complimentary drinks and snacks for students from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, Dec. 3 through Thursday, Dec. 6 in front of the Student Life information desk in College Center (room 206).

De-Stress with Dogs

Phi Theta Kappa, Student Senate and the HPER programs will host De-Stress with Dogs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 4 in the HPER lobby of the Ewing Center. Students are encouraged to come and interact with the dogs and to enjoy free snacks and enter to win prizes. 

Fast-Track To Employment Certificate Information Session

LCCC offers certificates aligned to in-demand jobs and skills in the fields of business, health care, information technology, and manufacturing. To learn more about these certificates, attend an information session at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 4 at the Lorain Learning Center at City Center. For more information, contact Tracy Sullivan at (440) 366-7737 or

Art Therapy – Finals Relaxation Event

Unwind during finals week with art therapy from 12-1 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 5 in iL 104. The event is hosted by Psi Beta and will be led by master’s degree students from Ursuline College. 

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

Patriots Symphonic Band – A Festive Christmas Concert

Stocker Arts Center welcomes back the Patriots Symphonic Band performing “A Festive Christmas” concert. Don’t miss this holiday tradition and fun family event at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 8 in the Hoke Theatre. Tickets are $15 for adults, $11 for senior citizens, $8 for students, and children 12 and under are free. For more information, please contact Beth Bryan at (440) 366-7822 or at


Upcoming Events

“Tax Planning for Your Agribusiness” Workshop

Learn how to tax plan for your agribusiness from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 12 at the LCCC Wellington Center. This free and open to the public event invites farmers and agribusiness owners, operators, and entrepreneurs to learn how to plan for tax season. To register, visit the event website, or call the Wellington Center at (440) 647-1776 for more information.

Stocker Arts Presents: A Christmas Cabaret

Join Stocker Arts Center for this annual tradition filled with holiday carols. Celebrate the holiday season at 8 p.m., Friday, Dec. 14 or at 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 15 in the Cirigliano Studio Theatre. Tickets are $20 each, and $10 for LCCC students with a valid ID, children 18 years and under and active duty military with a valid ID.
Learn more

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

MBA Information Sessions

The Lake Erie College Parker MBA program is among the fastest growing and most highly-regarded programs in the State of Ohio. In addition to our traditional MBA program, we also offer our customized on-site programs which have been selected by some of Ohio’s largest employers including industry leaders in the areas of manufacturing, health care and energy. Upcoming information sessions, held from 6-7 p.m. in UC209, are listed below:

February 26, 2019
April 10, 2019
June 18, 2019
July 31, 2019

For more information, visit

All Upcoming Events – LCCC Event Calendar


LCCC News and Blogs

President’s Blog

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



Home game schedule

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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