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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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