Student News – Week of August 27, 2018

Welcome Students!

Check out our Welcome Video from LCCC President Marcia Ballinger and get some helpful tips for your first weeks of class.


It’s Not Too Late to Register for Fall 2018

There’s still time to register for fall classes that begin after the start of the term. Get started now or add another class to your schedule. Late-Start courses begin throughout the term.

LCCC Theatre Department Announces the 2018-19 Season

Stocker Arts Center is pleased to announced the release of the 2018-2019 LCCC theater program season. See the complete list of performances.

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.

City Fresh

Every Wednesday through October, City Fresh brings local foods direct from the farm to you. City Fresh is located in the Early College area in College Center. Visit or call (440) 707-6606 for more information.


Happening This Week

On-Campus Hiring Event

Sherwin-Williams will be returning to campus to recruit for a variety of internship and career opportunities. The recruiting table will be located in College Center Commons from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 28. Learn more about this Hiring Event.

Koinonia Homes Hiring Event

A hiring event by Koinonia Homes will be held from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 28 in College Center. For more information, contact

Resumes and Cover Letters Workshop

Career Services will be conducting this free workshop where you can learn the key ingredients that go in to formulating the perfect resume. This workshop will be held from 2-3:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 30 in BU108. Visit for more information.

Student Employment Drop In Hours

Career services will be hosting several walk-in sessions where students can learn about on and off-campus job opportunities.  Please call (440) 366-4076 for a complete list of drop in hours.


Upcoming Events

Blood Drive

LCCC is once again hosting a LifeShare Blood Drive. Chipotle gift cards will be given to all donors.  The next blood drive will be held from 12-4 p.m on Tuesday, September 4. in CC Commons.  Sign up now and enter sponsor code: lccc.

50 Years of Rock and Roll

One of Stocker Arts Center’s favorites, Neil Berg, returns this season with his “50 Years of Rock & Roll” show. The performance is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 11. Click here to get your tickets now.

Auditions for “The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail”

The theater department will hold audition for “The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail” at 2 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 9 and at 7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 10 in the Cirigliano Studio Theatre inside Stocker Arts Center. Click here for more information about the auditions and other upcoming theater events.

Softball Tryouts

Softball tryouts will be held in the Ewing Fieldhouse on Wednesday and Thursday, September 12 and 13 from 4:30-6:00 p.m. Call Coach Ryan Minney for eligibility requirements and more information at (440) 610-4618.

Free Signature Series Concert

Kurt Nikkanen, violinist and concertmaster of the New York City Ballet Orchestra, will play a free concert at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 13 in the Stocker Arts Center Cirigliano Studio Theatre. The concert is part of the Signature Series. Click here for more information.

SafeZone Training

SafeZone Training is for LCCC individuals to learn more about the LGBTQ+ Community and how to become a welcoming ally. Students, Faculty, and Staff welcome. RSVP for SafeZone Training.

1-3 p.m.Tuesday, September 18
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.Wednesday, October 31

Lorain County Good Deeds Program

Protect your valuable assets! Through the collaborative effort of Lorain County Probate Judge James Walther, County Recorder Judy Nedwick and the Lorain County Bar Association, the Good Deeds Program is a FREE community education event. Attendees will discover how they can plan for the future, avoid probate and save time and money for their loved ones.

Thursday, September 20, 2018
Lorain County Community College – Spitzer Conference Center
1005 North Abbe Rd., Elyria, OH 44035
Doors open at 5 pm; presentation begins at 6   pm

For more information please call 440-329-5148.

NOSH ‘18

Join us at Lorain County Community College for NOSH ’18 – a night of culinary celebration – from 6-9 p.m., Friday, September 21 in LCCC’s Ben & Jane Norton Culinary Arts Center.

NOSH ’18 will feature:

  • Live cooking demonstrations and samples
  • Unique chef-created pairing stations
  • Farmer’s market
  • Beer and wine tastings
  • Food trucks
  • Ice carving
  • Music, prizes and more!

Your all-access wristband includes event admission and all food/beer/wine tastings, demonstrations and food trucks. A cash bar will be available. Wristband quantities are limited so we recommend purchasing in advance. Purchase your wristband for $10 by 5 p.m., Friday August 31 and get one free!

Saturday Night Volleyball League

Registration for the Fall 2018 LCCC Coed Saturday Night Volleyball League is now open to the public for registration. The league starts on Saturday, September 22 in the Ewing Center. Please call Jim Powers for more information at (440) 366-7652.

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:

October 10, 2018
November 13, 2018
February 26, 2019
April 10, 2019
June 18, 2019
July 31, 2019

VA Medical Center Programs

Chuck Bonacci, a recruiter from the Louis Stokes VA Medical Center, will be on campus on Monday, October 22 to deliver the following programs in SP211:

– Federal Job Tips for Veterans from 5-6 p.m.
– How to Find a Federal Job at 7 p.m.

Click for more information.

LCCC News and Blogs

President’s Blog

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


Home game schedule

Click here for the home schedules for fall athletics.


Learn more about clubs at LCCC.

Society of Women Engineers

Student in Engineering Technologies, Early College, and Math and Science fields are able to join the LCCC Society of Women Engineers. For more information, contact Ramona Anand 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. WE3 and its 12 partners provide the following services:

  • Job and life skill preparation
  • Individual case management
  • Assistance applying for childcare
  • Connection to local employers Connection to educational and vocational training and preparation
  • Networking and support from other single moms
  • Connection to resources

For more information please call 440-366-4157 or visit


Transitions meetings are held the second and fourth Monday of every month from 7 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. in the Spitzer Center-SP118. Meetings are for job seekers. New topics and guest speakers are presented at each meeting. Learn more at

  • August 27 – Demonstrating your Personal Value to an Employer
    Susan Edwards will discuss strategies for demonstrating your personal value to an employer and how to effectively link that to the unique requirements of the position that you are applying for.
  • September 10 – Good Communication is the Tiebreaker
    Workplace communications trainers Davis Young and Scott Juba will focus on the importance of effective communication for both those seeking employment and others who are already employed with an eye to moving up.
  • September 24 – Turbo Charge Your Job Search: Speed Networking Event
    During this “speed networking” event, you will learn firsthand how important networking is to successfully make connections and develop job leads.