LCC Monitoring Meningitis

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane Community College is on alert after the bacterial infection, meningococcemia, killed a University of Oregon student. LCC says there are no links between the cases at UO and LCC at this time, but administrators are monitoring the infection very closely. They are working with Lane County Public Health and keeping in constant … Continue reading »

Pearl Buck and the Community

EUGENE, Ore — The Pearl Buck Center in Eugene is gaining ground and expanding in this improving economy.  As Pearl Buck prepares for its 63rd anniversary, now more than ever, the center is celebrating not only their clients, but also the community. About twice a week, Dan Vishny visits Pearl Buck Center to  check on … Continue reading »

LCC Personal Defense Classes

EUGENE, Ore. — Community members have a chance to learn about sexual assault and domestic violence and take self-defense classes for free. Lane Community College is offering the free sessions this Thursday at the downtown campus. Organizers say the classes will teach people what a domestic abuse and sexual assault is and signs to look … Continue reading »

LCC Seeks Input on 5-Year Plan

EUGENE, Ore. — The first of three community conversations about the future of Lane Community College is set for Monday night. What do you think the college should be doing in the next five years? If you have a thought or opinion, the Lane Community College Board of Education wants to hear from you. The board … Continue reading »

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 »

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