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 »

LCC Plans for Campus Renovations

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane Community College is ready to shed some light on campus and do some major renovation. School administrators say the $35 million budget and timetable for the project will be discussed at Wednesday night’s board meeting. Students say the building is ready for a makeover and staff are excited to get it … Continue reading »

LCC Gets $45,000 Donation

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane Community College got a big donation from a former student. T.E. Connectivity, a Pennsylvania-based cables and connectors maker, recently donated more than $45,000 of equipment to the advanced technology division of LCC from its Wilsonville site. Staff members say they’re surprised and grateful for alum David Beede’s generosity. “It went to … Continue reading »

LCC Enrollment Down More than 10%

EUGENE, Ore. — There are more empty seats in Lane Community College classrooms this term than students are used to. The administration says enrollment is down by more than 10 percent. Students say it’s a bit concerning for now, but they’re hopeful things will change soon. Biff Miller, who is studying to be a personal … Continue reading »

LCSO Chopper Back to FAA Standards

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane County Sheriff’s Office is seeing to it that its only helicopter is well taken care of, even if it isn’t in use. The chopper has gone on many missions and operations, but budget cuts in 2012 put a stop to them. After that, the chopper was stored in a hangar, … Continue reading »

Eugene’s First Black Resident Remembered

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene’s African-American history isn’t as thoroughly documented as some other cities’, but Lane Community College students and historians are working to change that by remembering the city’s first documented black resident. Wiley Griffon was the first African American mentioned by name as a resident of Eugene. He was buried at the Eugene … Continue reading »

Students Celebrate Gift of Literacy

EUGENE, Ore. — Nearly 900 first grade students from Springfield Public Schools headed to Lane Community College Thursday morning for the annual Gift of Literacy Program. The program runs all year long, starting at the beginning of the school year when students pick out a book they want to own. On Thursday, the students received … Continue reading »

Interview: LCC Preview Night

EUGENE, Ore. — Hundreds of high school seniors are heading Thursday to Lane Community College for Preview Night, a chance to visit the campus and learn more about Lane’s academic and career training programs. They can also learn about financial aid. It’s a big decision determining whether to go to college. Helen Garrett, LCC’s Dean … Continue reading »

LCC Holds Job Fair

EUGENE, Ore. — More than 40 employers looked to lure Lane Community College students into their field. Organizers say the annual job fair, which only offers jobs and not internships, brought in a good turnout. “I think a lot of them are getting interviews and a lot of them are filling out applications. I spoke … Continue reading »

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