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…

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…

LCCC faculty member pens book on death row inmates

Rebecca Marion Advertising Manager Dr. Bill Kimberlin, clinical psychologist and professor of psychology at Lorain County Community College, provides insight into his first hand accounts with death row inmates in his book “Watch Me Die”. From an early age Kimberlin…

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…

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…

Smoking ban being considered across LCCC campuses

LCCC considers following lead of colleges across the country in banning tobacco products Olivia Moe Managing Editor Lorain County Community College is taking steps to ban smoking on all of its campuses. The ban will be part of a continued…