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 »

LCC Veteran Center Celebrates First Year

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane Community College Veteran Center is celebrating a milestone–its one-year anniversary. The center has a study room filled with computers and a lounge where veterans can go to rest between classes. It also has a little library where vets can borrow books for the semester instead of buying them. Veterans who … Continue reading »

LCC to Host College Info Night

EUGENE, Ore. — Can going to college change your life? Some education professionals think so. And Thursday night is your chance to meet them. Lane Community College will hold its free College Night on Nov. 14. Presentations will include how to choose the right college, the application process, financial aid and more. You can even … Continue reading »

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