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Candlelight vigil honors lives lost to domestic violences

Charlotte Weiss Online Editor A home is supposed to be a sanctuary, a safe haven, for the people living in it; not a battleground for fights, beatings, and violation. Unfortunately, that is the reality that many people live in, some…

Vet-friendly employers can attend workshop

Olivia Moe Managing Editor Lorain County Community College and the Northeast Ohio Veterans (NEOVETS) organization will host a free Certified Military Talent Employer (CMTE) Application workshop on May 20, at 9 am in the John A. Spitzer Conference Center. The…

LCCC celebrates 52nd commencement

Kristin Hohman Editor-in-Chief On May 14, Lorain County Community College will award degrees to 1,435 graduating students and 300 University Partnership graduating students during its 52nd commencement ceremony. Students are eligible to participate if they have completed a degree from…

Scholarship created in honor of Dr. Roy Church

Rebecca Marion Advertising Manager The Lorain County Community College presented the Legacy of Leadership Gala on April 25 to celebrate the retirement and many accomplishments of its president Dr. Roy Church. Not only does the event seek to acknowledge the…

Expo connects campus, local businesses

Rebecca Marion Ads Manager Angela Casey contributed to this story. NEO LaunchNET aimed to connect local business owners and consumers at the Community Entrepreneurial Expo on Tuesday, April 19 in the College Center of Lorain County Community College. Since its arrival…

Ballinger named 6th president of LCCC

Kristin Hohman Editor-in-Chief “Community is the middle name of this college, and I think one of the hallmarks of this institution is being responsive to the unique needs of the community. I look forward to doing that,” said Dr. Marcia Ballinger,…

Presidential candidates meet students, faculty, community members

During the week of April 4, Lorain County Community College was host to the three finalists in the search to succeed Dr. Roy Church as the college’s president. Dr. MaryAnn Janosik, Ray Michael Di Pasquale, and LCCC’s current provost and…

Mental health part 2: Crisis on campus

Kristin Hohman Editor-in-Chief Second in a three-part series “I don’t think I’ve ever seen this number of people, particularly at the college level, come forward for assistance,” said Lorain County Community College crisis counselor, Quentin Kuntz. The recent rise in…

Dr. Marcia Ballinger selected as one of 40 for national award

Charlotte Weiss Online Editor Marcia J. Ballinger, Ph.D., Lorain County Community College’s provost/vice president for Academic and Learner Services, is a recipient of the esteemed Aspen Presidential Fellowship for Community College Excellence. The announcement was made on April 7. The…

Veterans Benefits hosts claims clinic

Charlotte Weiss Online Editor On March 30, the Spitzer Conference Center hosted Lorain County Community College’s first Veterans Town Hall and Free Claim Clinic. The event was hosted by the Veteran’s Benefit Administration, which partnered with LCCC Veterans, Military Service…