The 45th commencement of Lorain County Community College was held on May 23rd.
LCCC celebrated commencement by awarding degrees to 1,458 graduates. The Class of 2009 marks the largest in the history of LCCC. One thousand one hundred and sixty nine students received associate degrees and another 289 received bachelors and graduate degrees through LCCC’s University Partnership.
The commencement ceremony was held inside the Ewing Activities Center and it highlighted the growth gained through a diverse educational experience at LCCC.
Dr. Roy A. Church, LCCC President, shared stories of student, professor and program success in the classroom, workplace and community. The four cornerstones of LCCC: Education, Economy, Culture and Community were honored through stories spotlighting LCCC graduates.
LCCC has grown 70% in the last 10 years, reaching a historic high of over 11,000 students at the associate degree level and 3,000 enrolled in bachelor and graduate programs through the University Partnership.