2020 Graduation

 

Congratulations to LCCC’s graduating class of 2020! We are so proud of your hard work, and especially proud of your commitment to complete your degree despite the challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic.

While it’s not possible for us to celebrate with a traditional commencement ceremony this year, we have created a way for us to celebrate in virtual way.

To honor our 2020 graduates, we will launch two-week tribute and celebration at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, May 16 on our Facebook page. The online ceremony featuring theme of “Perseverance” will pay tribute to the class of 2020 with video messages along with keynote addresses from Student Senate President Udell Holmes and Dr. Ballinger.

The online video ceremony is currently being edited, it will be posted again soon!. 

 

Graduate Stories

Read some of the compelling stories form the graduating class of 2020.

 


 

Martin Buck: Veteran completes degree after 45 years to honor late educator wife

Martin Buck
Martin Buck

Read the Story: Veteran completes degree after 45 years to honor late educator wife

 


 

Alexis McGillivray: LCCC’s University Partnership Degree Prepares Elyria Woman for Job at NASA’s Plum Brook Station

Alexis McGillivray
Alexis McGillivray

Read the Story: LCCC’s University Partnership Degree Prepares Elyria Woman for Job at NASA’s Plum Brook Station

 


 

Yecenia Rivera: It’s a degree more than two decades in the making

Yecenia and Anthony Rivera
Yecenia and Anthony Rivera

Read the Story: It’s a degree more than two decades in the making

 


 

James Wells: A degree earned and a weight lifted 

James Wells
James Wells

Read the Story: A degree earned and a weight lifted

 


 

Cecelia Dahlinger: Transferring to Lorain County Community College for smaller classes and hands-on co-ops connects graduate with in-demand career

Cecelia Dahlinger
Cecelia Dahlinger

Read the Story: Transferring to Lorain County Community College for smaller classes and hands-on co-ops connects graduate with in-demand career

 


 

Anna Lewis: Sticking to the plan

A blond Anna Lewis smiling
Anna Lewis

Read the Story: Sticking to the plan 

 


 

Anika Coleman: The Courage to Finally Finish

Anika Coleman spent nearly half her life serving in the United States Army. She enlisted when she was a junior in high school, graduated in 2008 and was deployed to Iraq in 2009.

Anika Coleman in her graduation cap and gown
Anika Coleman

Read the story: The Courage to Finally Finish

 

Virtual Graduation Celebration – In The News

Lorain County Community College Celebrates Graduates With Grand Display – prnewswire.com

Lorain County Community College to Honor Largest Graduating Class in College History in Non-Traditional Way

LCCC to Hold Virtual Commencement Saturday – Chronicle Telegram

LCCC to honor largest graduating class in college history in non-traditional way – The Morning Journal

Lorain County Community College creates giant flag display shaped like a graduation cap – Fox 8 News

Thousands of flags honor LCCC Graduates – Morning Journal

Graduation alternatives can ease the pain in Lorain County – Morning Journal

Elyria father, son graduating from LCCC – Morning Journal

Student finishes LCCC 27 years after she started – Chronicle Telegram

Father completes goal, graduates college – Chronicle Telegram

 

 

Apply for Graduation

Anyone on track to graduate is not in any way impacted by the decision to cancel the traditional commencement ceremony. Students will still receive their diploma by mail if all graduation requirements are successfully fulfilled. 

To earn your associate degree, one-year technical certificate and short-term certificate, you must file a Graduation Candidacy Request Form. will receive your diploma by mail if all graduation requirements are successfully fulfilled. There is no fee to apply for graduation.

Graduation Candidacy Request Form

 

Graduation Filing Deadlines

Spring 2020:  Extended to March 27, 2020

Summer 2020:  July 17, 2020

Fall 2020: October 16, 2020