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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…

Issue 17 levy passes regardless of covid-19 quarantine

Oscar Rosado Editor-in-Chief Despite social distancing and other covid-19-related restrictions, LCCC’s Issue 17 levy passed by 27,650 (59.5 percent) to 18,809 (40.5 percent) votes, according to unofficial results released by Lorain County Board of Elections on April 28. The goal…

A healing heart – Ohio nurse and LCCC instructor heads to New York to help in pandemic fight

Special to the Collegian Adrienne Gray is going to New York City.  The registered nurse, who goes by A.J., has been an emergency medical services instructor at Lorain County Community College in Elyria, Ohio for the past four years. But…

LCCC one of two colleges wins 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…

LCCC Student Dulce Cintron Named Coca-Cola Academic Team Silver Scholar

Special to The Collegian Lorain County Community College student Dulce Cintron has been named one of the top 100 community college students in the country, and one of the top 10 community college students in Ohio.  Cintron, 17, of Lorain,…