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 »

LCC Holds Grand Opening Downtown

EUGENE, Ore. — A project that lasted more than two years came to fruition Friday. Lane Community College celebrated the grand opening of its downtown academic building. The people behind this project say it’s been a long process but definitely a worthwhile one. They say they’re glad to be part of something that will greatly … Continue reading »

Gandhi’s Grandson Gives Lecture

EUGENE, Ore. — It was standing-room only during a lecture given by Muhatma Gandhi’s grandson Thursday night. A few hundred people filled a lecture hall at Lane Community College, waiting to hear from Arun Ghandi, who shared with his audience life lessons he had learned from his world-famous grandfather. Arun Gandhi, who now lives in … Continue reading »

LCC, 4J Aim to Help College Transition

EUGENE, Ore. — A partnership between Lane Community College and the 4J School District aims to help students transition to college. The Early College and Career Options program allows students to finish high school in a different environment. Currently, 200 students are enrolled in the program at Parker Elementary School, but program leaders want to … Continue reading »

Gang Prevention Symposium Held at LCC

EUGENE, Ore. — Local organizations said despite popular belief, gangs are an issue in Lane County. A symposium was held Saturday on that very issue. Organizers said this is just the beginning of their efforts to combat, what they say, is a growing problem in Lane County. Their hope is to establish a shared understanding … Continue reading »

LCC Commemorates Move to New Building

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene institution was commemorated Friday. Lane Community College staff celebrated its transition in the new downtown campus. For several staff members, this was the first time they got a good look at the inside of the innovative LEED Platinum certified teaching facility. Staff helped bring a piece of 1970s carpet from … Continue reading »

LCC to Host Financial Aid Event

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane Community College Financial Aid Department will be hosting a college night to help students with financial options. Yearly tuition to attend LCC–that includes three terms–is about $3,200. Add to that, books, which is about $1,200. Now factor in housing. Students looking to attend LCC can learn how to cover those … Continue reading »

Free Dental Clinic Now Open

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Low-income youth now have a new source for free dental care. Lane Community College is opening a no-cost children’s dental clinic at their Cottage Grove campus on Monday. The non-profit clinic is funded completely by grants and will serve children who would not otherwise receive dental care because of cost or … Continue reading »

Family Day at Lane Community College

May 19, 2012 By Chris Curtis EUGENE, Ore. — Lane Community College hosted its second annual Family Day, and the theme was superheroes. Kids were able to get a glimpse of what a successful future could hold at LCC. Kids also were allowed to come dressed as their favorite superheroes. They tinkered with science projects, … Continue reading »

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