Lane Community College Seeks Input

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane Community College is looking for your input. The LCC Board of Education wants the public to give its ideas on what direction the college should take over the next five years. Monday night is the first of many “community conversations” meetings that will last until May. To give your input, go … Continue reading »

Interview: Women in Transition

EUGENE, Ore. — Thinking of going back to school to earn a degree, or maybe changing careers paths? Women are invited to learn more about a special class called Women in Transition. Interested participants are invited to come learn about the courses which empower women to become economically and emotionally self-sufficient through access to education … Continue reading »

New Planes for LCC

EUGENE, Ore. — They may be small, but they’re playing a huge role at the Lane Aviation Academy. The latest trainers at the flight school, built in Oregon, are called RV-12’s, from Van’s Aircraft in Aurora, Oregon. The school bought them for $115,000, and say they’re thrilled with the light sports planes’ performance. In fact, … Continue reading »

LCC Breaks Ground on $35M Remodel

Eugene, Ore. — A new beginning of sorts Monday at Lane Community College, just as students left for summer break. The school celebrated the groundbreaking for its new Center Building, which is part of a $35 million remodeling project. The Center Building, home to food services, the campus library, and book store, has gone largely … Continue reading »

Optimistic Job Seekers Attend LCC Fair

EUGENE, Ore. — The new jobs report is out, and it looks like the economy is steadily getting stronger. Lane Community College held its annual Job Fair Thursday. Coordinator’s say the event is put on to help students and community members meet local employers in the area, with the goal of starting a career right … Continue reading »

LCC Faces Budget Shortfall

EUGENE, Ore. — As the economy improves, enrollment is going down at Lane Community College and it’s forcing school officials to make tough decisions about their budget. LCC has a budget shortfall between $10.9 to $12.6 million. School officials say they have to balance the budget for next year and with decreasing enrollment, they have … Continue reading »

LCC Holds Annual Powwow

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane Community College’s annual powwow is one of the largest in the northwest, bringing participants from across the country. Thanks to the milder spring weather, LCC is finally able to have its annual powwow, which was originally set for December but had to be postponed due to a snow storm. The powwow … Continue reading »

St. Vincent de Paul Donates Books to LCC

EUGENE, Ore. — Spring break may be here for many schools but right now St. Vincent de Paul is hitting the books. The nonprofit is donating 300 books to beef up the Lane Community College library. Officials from St. Vinnie’s say a librarian from LCC is specifically selecting books that encourage students to read for … Continue reading »

Hundreds Attend Scholarship Fair at LCC

EUGENE, Ore. — Rising tuition costs are a big stress for many incoming college students, which is why Lane Community College does what it can to inform people about scholarships and other forms of financial aid. Saturday was LCC’s annual scholarship fair, “How to Pay for College in One Day.” This year, the event was … Continue reading »

Free Scholarship Workshop

EUGENE, Ore. — Prospective and current college students can learn how to pay for college without student loans this Saturday. Whether you have questions about federal student aid, or how to apply for scholarships, Lane Community College is putting on a free seminar Saturday morning at 8:30. Students who have been in the past say … Continue reading »

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