A Student Publication of Lorain County Community College

Autism and academics

Tim Krezman Staff Writer In March 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new data on the prevalence of Autism in the United States. Autism is identified in 1 in 68 children. (1 in 42 boys, 1 in…

Students’ comprehensive guide to financial aid

Rebecca Marion Advertising manager Every student at Lorain County Community College knows that to attain a college education they’re going to have to find a way to pay for it. Whether it’s through loans or scholarship, education isn’t free for…

Scholarship created in memory of LCCC staffer

  Randolph Digges JRNM 151 Lorain County Community College staff member, Bob Flyer, passed away Sept. 2 due to cholangiocarcinoma, cancer of the bile ducts. For the past two years, Flyer, 68, held the position of the Assistant to the…

LCCC named most affordable

Special to The Collegian Lorain County Community College has been named one of the most affordable community colleges in the nation by the U.S. Department of Education. “Affordability is key to keeping LCCC accessible to our community’s residents,” commented LCCC…

Pushing for a Presence

Michael Flanigan JRMN 151 Attend an event on the Lorain County Community College campus, there is a good chance the Student Senate had something to do with it. The Student Senate acts as a bridge between the students and the…

First year, first steps

  Kristin Hohman Editor-in-Chief “I was just absolutely thrilled to be named as the sixth president of Lorain County Community College,” said Dr. Marcia Ballinger, the newly minted president of the institution. “I’m just honored that the Board of Trustees…

Dryden selected as interim provost

Tim Krezman Staff Writer Dr. Jonathan Dryden was named the Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic and Learner Services when Dr. Marcia Ballinger was selected as Dr. Roy Church’s successor as Lorain County Community College president. Dryden said there…

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…

Student spotlight: Zambian roots, American identity

Deborah Espejo JRNM 151 Walking through the corridors of Lorain County Community College, Mayaya Phir can’t be missed. Colorful outfits, big earrings and beautiful African-made braids are what define the style of the 23-year-old Zambian student. Phiri was born in…

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…