A Student Publication of Lorain County Community College

LCCC awards 2,436 degrees at 2019 commencement

Oscar Rosado Editor-in-Chief “It’s been a long journey, four years in the making,” Lorain resident Omar Vargas said after receiving his Associate of Arts degree through Lorain County Community College’s College Credit Plus (CCP) program at LCCC’s 55th Commencement ceremony…

Astronaut display blasts off in Bass Library

Oscar Rosado Editor-in-Chief Prepare to be blasted away by the Bass Library’s new astronaut display. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing, and thus is the perfect time to make such a display. Michael Substelny, Assistant Professor…

College sets 10,000 diplomas-degrees goal by 2025

Special to The Collegian (Elyria, OH, April 18, 2019) The Lorain County Community District Board of Trustees adopted the College’s new strategic plan that declares a bold goal of 10,000 individuals earning a degree or certificate by 2025. The plan…

Student Service Navigator strives to address concerns

Mackenzie Jonke JRNM 151 Kionna McIntosh-Pharms is the new Student Services Navigator, an ombudsperson-like position newly created by LCCC administration to address numerous student concerns. College ombudsperson’s traditionally listen to student concerns and clarify, point them to resources, departments or…

Faculty shares craftsmanship of whisky flavor at seminar

Gregory Visnyai Journalism 151 The science behind the flavor of whiskey was the topic that Dr. Regan Silvestri, Ph.D., professor of chemistry at LCCC, addressed at a seminar at the Zealand Institute of Business and Technology in Denmark, which attracted…

Chinese professor sees benefits of teaching at an American college

Madelyn Hill Staff Writer Dan Zou is a professor here at Lorain County Community College teaching online Chinese language and culture to students. Professor Zou is here on an exchange program with Chang Sha University in Hunan Province of China….

AmeriCorps do more than just community work

Quentin Pardon Staff Writer AmeriCorps College Completion (ACC) coaches are college graduates who are committed to helping other students attain their educational goals and are also dedicated to community service. Coaches provide intensive support to students in reaching academic milestones…

Donating blood on campus saves many lives

Gregory Visnyai JRNM 151 With a desire to help others, people have been gathering at Lorain County Community College to donate their blood. Vitalant, a nonprofit organization hosted the blood drive where students like Alex Nicolaou and Colleen, a nurse…

Graduating students reflect on path at LCCC

Quentin Pardon Staff Writer All that hard work had finally paid off and you can finally walk across that stage with your family and friends in the crowd cheering you on as they announce your name and you grab your…

Student lounge opens for students to recharge

Oscar Rosado Editor-in-Chief The campus’ own student lounge officially had a grand opening on April 17. Saul Aguilar, executive secretary of the Student Senate, said that there is “definitely a big difference between this year and last year,” and is…