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Community honors fallen officer – LCCC grad

Andrew Krause JRNM 151 “He had one hour left in his shift,” Rey Torres Jr. said. During that hour, on Sept. 15, Torres’ first cousin, Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Kenneth Velez, was killed in the line of duty. Velez, who graduated in…

Campus remembers fallen, honors heros on 9/11 anniversary

    Kristin Hohman Editor-in-Chief On Monday, Sept. 12, the Lorain County Community College campus came together to honor and remember those lost during the attacks of September 11, 2001. Members of the LCCC Student Senate accepted thank you notes…

Society of Women Engineers partners with U.S. Army

By Kerri Klatt JRNM-151   Lorain County Community College’s Society of Women Engineers and the United States Army have joined together for three programs starting fall semester to improve army recruitment and retention rates. These programs are provided at no…

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…

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…