Students Take First Step Toward College-Updated

Students are not only taking college courses and attaining degrees at Lorain County Community College – they are finishing up their high school credentials in preparation for further academic success. LCCC offers two programs to help community members meet this goal: Adult Basic Literacy Education (ABLE) and the 22+ Adult Diploma Program. Ultimately, 22+ allows Ohio residents 22 years or...

Jessicka Castro Earns Nursing Degree: Stays True to Her Roots to Serve City

Jessicka Castro is dedicated to her family and her Lorain community. By earning her nursing degree at Lorain County Community College, she didn’t have to decide between a great education and staying true to her roots. As a registered nurse, she continues to serve her city by helping young people in Lorain make healthy choices. Castro has always known her life would be about caring for others....

RAMP: Retooling Adults for Manufacturing Pathways

RAMP up your career in manufacturing! Financial Assistance may be available for those in transition or underemployed. RAMP CAREER OPTIONS Computer Aided Design Technician Right Skills Now—Computer Numerical Control General Technician Industrial Electrical Technician Industrial Mechanical Technician Maintenance Technician Foundation for Manufacturing Careers ...
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Culinary Arts Students Get the Complete Experience

Culinary Arts students at Lorain County Community College are getting the full range of experience as they learn the skills necessary to operate in a commercial kitchen through classroom work, live food preparation and serving in the on-campus Rathskeller restaurant and even being judged by top chefs from the American Culinary Federation. “Our students get the entire experience here,”...

Start Near. . . Go Far

Starting your college education at Lorain County Community College opens up a world of opportunity. Prepare to transfer into a bachelor’s degree program through LCCC’s University Partnership.  Or, start a new career through one of LCCC’s many career programs.  If your goal is to earn a bachelor’s degree, our University Partnership will get you there—and at about half the cost.  LCCC...
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Busting Myths About Community Colleges

Can community college degrees lead to a job or transfer opportunities? A degree from your community college in many cases is a step directly into the job market. Lorain County Community College has programs that lead to a degree in two years or less and prepare students to enter the workforce. It means a career with responsibilities and chances for promotion and personal growth. A degree from...

Students Find Success in Microelectromechanical Courses and Internships through LCCC

Kraig Holler, Bill MacKeigan, Sherry Washington and Mara Rice are thriving students and graduates of Lorain County Community College’s microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) and microelectronics technology program. During their coursework, students like them get a chance to immerse in exciting real world projects with paid internships at local companies. Holler, 24, of Lorain, has found...

Grad Helps Other Veterans Navigate Their Way Through Government Services

Navy veteran Thomas Blackburn was driving tractor-trailers for 10 years after he got out of the service in 1994. When his truck was hit by another big rig he spent some time during his recuperation deciding if he wanted to go back to driving as a career. “A lot of the problems the Veterans Administration was having started to become front page news at that time,” Blackburn said. “That’s...
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