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LCCC goes virtual for 2020 graduation ceremony

Special to the Collegian The coronavirus-related restrictions didn’t stop Lorain County Community College from celebrating the accomplishments of its largest graduating class in the college’s 57 year history on May 16. The college honored the Class of 2020 via social…

Journeys of 2020 LCCC graduates

Special to the Collegian Sticking to the plan Anna Lewis wanted a challenge.  So, the incoming Avon High School freshman asked her parents if she could enroll in a Lorain County Community College class through the College Credit Plus program….

LCCC students’ research published in The Ohio Journal of Science

Special to the Collegian Lorain County Community College’s innovative hard-working students aren’t just completing advanced science research as part of their coursework—three students’ independent research was published in the April issue of The Ohio Journal of Science. LCCC science instructors…

Engineering student gears for future

Mackenzie Jonke JRNM 223 Sarah Park, 2018 graduate from Wellington High School, first became interested in computerized design and drafting while attending LCJVS during her junior and senior year of high school. Park decided her major while attending an internship….

LCCC one of two colleges to win Achieving the Dream award

Jayne Giese Staff Writer Lorain County Community College is one of only two winners for this year’s Achieving the Dream Award. Achieving the Dream is the highest honor awarded to colleges, it notes the strength of the institution as well…

First African American mayor strives to help the community

Quentin Pardon Assistant Editor “It was something I believe God called me to do,” said the new and first African American Mayor of Elyria Frank Whitfield.  Whitfield had been working for the city for 17 years since he was 15…

The Foundation to help LCCC students grow and succeed

Oscar Rosado Editor-in-Chief “We are here to support the key strategic priorities of the college. We primarily support scholarships and those key strategic priorities identified by Dr. Ballinger and the Vice President and the Trustee of the College and the…

Alumni encourages future reporters to be right, not first

Oscar Rosado Editor-in-Chief Digital Media Coordinator Ron Jantz shares his past experiences at LCCC, aiming for his career goal to be a broadcaster. Graduating from Midview High school in 1983, Jantz considered both college, and military service, the latter following…

Leena Boone named one of top 20 community college students

Special to The Collegian Leéna Boone, who enrolled in her first class at Lorain County Community College when she was just 12 years old, has just been named one of the top 20 community college students in the country and…

Lorain resident scales down her big wedding, posts on Facebook

Josefa Collazo JRNM 151 Braving the COVID-19 pandemic scare, two Lorain love birds said “I do” at a scaled down wedding from 100 guests to 15, and beamed the exchange of rings on Mar. 21 on Facebook so their friends…