A Student Publication of Lorain County Community College

LCCC grads look forward to the next step

    Kristin Hohman Editor-in-Chief “I’m not going to trip. I’m excited, and it’s over,” were the thoughts of Olivia Moe as she crossed the stage to receive her diploma. Moe, along with 1,759 other graduates, collected their degrees and…

Collegian receives seven Press Club awards

Kristin Hohman Editor-in-Chief Lorain County Community College’s student-run newspaper, The Collegian, received seven accolades in the 2016 Excellence in Journalism Awards. The awards will be presented by the Press Club of Cleveland at a banquet on June 3 at the…

Grad creates non-profit obstacle mud run and festival

Olivia Moe Managing Editor “I have a dad that smokes cigarettes and I can see first hand what it does to your health,” said recent University Partnership graduate, Dylan Kadow. “My career revolves around not smoking and lung health.” Kadow…

Naming of the new president in photos

Kristin Hohman Editor-in-Chief A photographic look into the naming of LCCC’s new president, Dr. Marcia Ballinger. The announcement was made at the Board of Trustees meeting on April 21. Dr. Ballinger currently serves as LCCC’s provost and vice president for…

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,…