Student News – Week of February 18, 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. For more information, please visit http://www.lorainccc.edu/1098T.

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.

Sexual Misconduct Policy

LCCC is committed to providing a working and learning environment free of sexual misconduct.We want to ensure that everyone is familiar with our campus Sexual Misconduct Policy and is aware of their responsibility to help prevent and appropriately respond to incidents of sexual misconduct as we each have a role to play in providing a safe and healthy campus environment.

View the College’s Sexual Misconduct Policy. 
For more information, please contact LCCC’s Title IX Coordinator below:

Mr. Keith Brown, Director Human Resources and Organizational Development, Lead Title IX Coordinator
College Center 209
(440) 366-7692
kbrown@lorainccc.edu 

FASFA App

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.

Commodore Cupboard Hiring Student Worker

The Commodore Cupboard is looking for a student who is Federal Work Study eligible to become a member of the Commodore Cupboard team. See the job posting.

Men and Women Cross Country Teams Earn NJCAA Status

The LCCC men’s cross country team and women’s cross country team both earned the NJCAA Cross Country Coaches Association’s “Cross Country Scholar All America Team” status for fall 2018. Cross country team members Gabrielle Post, Alexis Cozart, Samantha Glass, Micah Swartz, Nathaniel Stumph, Justin Below and Jacob Kelley all earned “Scholar All American” recognition from the Coaches Association for their high grade point averages in fall 2018. 

New Student Club – The Learning Differences Club

The Learning Differences Club will provide information and service information to LCCC students with diagnosed and non-diagnosed mental or physical disabilities. For more information, contact the club founder Michael Butorac at m.butorac1@mail.lorainccc.edu.

One Book One Campus: Get a free copy of “Evicted”

Join fellow students, facuty and staff in reading the book “Evicted”, this year’s One Book One Campus selection. Pick up a free copy of the book at the library distribution desk, and join the conversation.

Happening This Week

Magical Science! Science Magic Show

Join Dr. Regan Silvestri for a College for Kid’s science magic show. This event will be at 1 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 18 at the LCCC Wellington Center. Any child who would like to attend will need to have an LCCC student number created for them at the time of registration.
To register your child please visit the College for Kid’s web page or call (440) 647-1776.

Career Services Workshop: Winning Resume’s and Cover Letters

Learn how to make your resume and cover letter stand out among the competition. This free workshop will be from 1-2:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 18, in LC 210. To register, please call Career Services at (440) 366-4076 or visit http://www.lorainccc.edu/careers.

Black History Month Celebration

Join the Office of Student Life in celebration of Black History Month from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 19 in College Center Commons. Explore the African American Inventors and Inventions Traveling Museum where you will see a display of a unique collection of African American inventions, rare artifacts, African art, sculptures, paintings, and historical articles. Light refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Student Life at (440) 366-4036.

The Power of Branding and how it Affects Your Business

Any size business can benefit from understanding branding and implementing good branding practices. Join speaker Madison Carr, the owner of Creative Chameleon Studio, as she discusses marketing and branding strategies at 4 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 19 at the LCCC Wellington Center. This free workshop is in conjunction with the Small Business Development Center. For more information please contact Lisa Hutson at (440) 366-4370 or at lhutson1@lorainccc.edu.

Kristy’s Classes Fundraiser: Healthy Heart Month

Celebrate Healthy Heart Awareness Month through a variety of fitness classes on Wednesday, Feb. 20 in PE 105.

• 4-4:50 p.m. – Barre with Renee Crates
• 5-5:50 p.m. – Tai Chi with Stephanie Thompson
• 6:15-7:45 p.m. – Heart Chakra Yoga Workshop, $15 at the door

Suggested donation for classes are $10-$15 dollars which includes bottled water, a healthy snack, and a raffle ticket for a chance to win a Vitamix. For more information, please contact Lisa Augustine at laugusti@lorainccc.edu.

Career Services Workshop: Job Search and Networking Strategies

Learn everything you need to know to plan a successful job search. This free workshop is from 11:30-12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 20 in LC 210. To register, please call Career Services at (440) 366-4076 or visit http://www.lorainccc.edu/careers.

LCCC Film Society Presents: The Belier Family

The film “The Belier Family” will be shown at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 22 in the Hoke Theatre. Tickets for this showing are $7 per person. Visit the Stocker Arts Center webpage to learn more.

Career Services Workshop: Job Search Marathon

Learn how to organize your job search, how to network, create a personal infomercial, write a resume and cover letter, and how to interview. This free workshop is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, Feb. 22 in IL 223. To register, please call Career Services at (440) 366-4076 or visit http://www.lorainccc.edu/careers.

Gamer’s Paradise Club: Smash Bros Gaming Competition

All students are welcome at the Gamer’s Paradise Club Super Smash Bros competition. The competition is at 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 22 in the PC/CC hallway. Admission is $5 per person. For more information, please contact Student Life at (440) 366-4036.

Civic Orchestra Concert

The Civic Orchestra concert will be held at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 23 in the Hoke Theatre. Tickets for this event are $9 for adults, $8 for LCCC students, staff and seniors 65 years and older. Tickets for groups of 15 or more are $7. For more information, please contact the Stocker Arts Center box office at (440) 366-4040, or visit the Stocker Arts Center events web page.

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 jpowers@lorainccc.edu, (440) 366-7652.

Upcoming Events

Annual Library Black History Month Read-In

Celebrate Black History month with the LCCC Bass Library and drop in to hear the words of African American authors. Light refreshments will be provided. The read-in will be from 12-2 p.m. on Monday, February 26 on the library bridge-way. For more information or to sign up to read, please contact the library at (440) 366-4026 or visit the sign up page.

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 http://www.lorainccc.edu/mba.

LCCC Film Society Presents: Evelyn

The film “Evelyn” will be shown at 7:30 p.m., Friday, March 1 in the Hoke Theatre. Tickets for this showing are $7 per person. For more information, please visit the Stocker Arts Center events web page.

Alex Bevan at the Stocker Arts Center

Local artist Alex Bevan will be performing at LCCC at 8 p.m., Friday, March 1, and Saturday, March 2 in the Cirigliano Studio Theatre. Tickets for this event are $20 per person, and $10 with a valid LCCC student ID or children under the age of 18 and active duty military with a valid ID. For more information, please visit the Stocker Arts Center events web page.

Lorain County Manufacturing Partnership Job Fair

The Lorain County Manufacturing Partnership will be hosting a free job fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, March 2 at the Campana Center for Ideation and Invention. For more information, please contact John Butkowski, jbutkowski@windstream.net or at (440) 366-4215.

LCCC Night at the Cleveland Cavaliers

Join LCCC for a night at the Cleveland Cavaliers game as the Cavs take on the Detroit Pistons at 5 p.m., Saturday, March 2 at the Quicken Loans Arena. Wear your LCCC apparel, bring your family and friends, and cheer on the Cavs. Discounted tickets starting at $25 can be purchased online.

The Ohio Fox Sports Fan Bus will be transporting guests from College Center to the arena and back. Limited seating is available on a first come, first served basis. Interested parties should email kbrown@lorainccc.edu. As the game date nears, additional information regarding the bus departure time will be provided.

Civic Concert Band Concert

The Civic Concert Band concert will be at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 2 in the Hoke Theatre. This concert will feature a musical collaboration with Cuyahoga Community College’s Western Campus Band and the world premiere of “The Enchanted Forest” by Jim Berlyoung. For more information about this free concert please contact the Arts and Humanities division office at (440) 366-4013.

Signature Series Presents: Eva Hornyak Memorial Concert

Violist Marina Thibeult will be performing a memorial concert in honor of Eva Hornyak at 7:30 p.m., Monday, March 4 in the Cirigliano Studio Theatre. This concert is free to attend. For more information, please visit the web page

Walk & Talk with LCCC President Marcia J. Ballinger, Ph.D.

Meet at Starbucks for a free drink and then walk campus with Dr. Ballinger while talking about the topics that matter to you. The Walk & Talk will be from 10-11 a.m., Monday, March 4 starting at Starbucks in the College Center. For more information, visit the President’s page.

Ash Wednesday Service

The Ash Wednesday Service at LCCC will be at 12:15 p.m., Wednesday, March 6 in SP 117. Join Father Charlie Diedrick from St. Mary’s Church in Elyria for a mass service and the distribution of ashes. For more information, please contact Lisa Augustine at laugusti@lorainccc.edu.

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 http://www.lccclaunch.com. For more information, please contact NEOLaunch NET at (440) 366-4900.

40th Annual Masterworks Concert presents: A German Requiem

LCCC Civic Chorale and Civic Orchestra present the 40th annual Masterworks Concert featuring Brahm’s Requiem at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 1 in the Stocker Arts Center Hoke Theatre. General admission tickets are $9 per person. For more information, please contact the Stocker Arts Center Box Office at (440) 366-4040.

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 http://www.lorainccc.edu/bridalshow 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.

Lorain County Career Fair

This free community Career Fair will allow you to meet employers, make connections, and mobilize your career. The career fair will be from 12-3 p.m. on Thursday, April 4 in the Spitzer Conference Center. For more information and to register for the career fair as a VIP, please call (440) 366-4076 or visit http://www.lorainccc.edu/careers.

All Upcoming Events – LCCC Event Calendar

 

LCCC News and Blogs

President’s Blog

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

 

Athletics

Game schedule

See the game calendar for all LCCC athletics

 

Clubs

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 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.