Lansing Community College
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|Lansing Community College|
|Motto||Where Success Begins|
|Location||Lansing, Michigan, USA
|Campus||Urban, multiple campuses|
Lansing Community College is a two-year public college founded in 1957. The school's founder, Phillip Gannon, served as president for many years. The college's main campus is located on an urban, 42-acre (170,000 m²) site in downtown Lansing, Michigan spanning seven city blocks approximately two blocks from the state capital. A West Campus opened in 2004 in Delta Township, southwest of Lansing, and there is also an East Campus located in the Eyde Plaza in East Lansing. The school is the third largest community college in Michigan by enrollment, with a 2010 enrollment of 21,969, an increase from 20,394 in 2008.
The LCC Athletic Department fields nine intercollegiate teams. The Lansing Community College Stars play in the Michigan Community College Athletic Association, and is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association.
Lansing Community College intercollegiate sports include:
- Fall - Men's and Women's Cross Country, Women's Volleyball
- Winter - Men's and Women's Basketball
- Spring - Men's and Women's Track and Field, Softball, Baseball
The LCC Athletic Director is Greg Mallek.
The independent student newspaper for Lansing Community College, The Lookout, is a 16-page, bi-weekly publication that features Campus News, Arts and Entertainment, Sports and a special feature section called "The View". the Lookout is available at several news stands on campus.
LCC includes many on-campus student activities including the Gay-Straight Alliance, a theatre program, and musical events. The school is also home to a number of academic organizations like TRIO.
- Nate Huffman, professional basketball player
On November 30, 2007, Lansing Community College celebrated the grand opening of its University Center, located on the corner of Capitol and Shiawassee in downtown Lansing. The building serves as a site for six universities that partner with Lansing Community College: Siena Heights University, Ferris State University, Lawrence Technological University, Northwood University, University of Michigan-Flint, and Western Michigan University. These partners offer courses to help students earn credit towards bachelor or post-graduate degrees.
National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium
This Community College is a NAFTC's Training Center. Most of the classes in this center are located at the college West Campus.
Extension and Community Education
The mission of the Office of Extension and Community Education at Lansing Community College is to provide learning and teaching opportunities in off-campus locations with the same standards of excellence as on campus. For a full range of classes at off-campus sites consult the ECE web page on the LCC web site - lcc.edu/ece
The following programs are housed within the Office of ECE: • A+ Summer College • Boomers and Beyond • Gifted And Talented Education (GATE) Saturday School
Off-campus locations include: • Livingston County Center • Clinton County Center • Capital Area Michigan Works! • Lansing Community College West (Delta Township) • Lansing Community College East (Meridian Township) • Aviation Center at Capital Region International Airport
Early Learning Children's Community
The Early Learning Children's Community (Early LCC) opened in August 2010. It is located on the main campus, downtown Lansing. The center strives to meet two main goals according to their website; "to provide high quality early education and child care for the children of LCC students, staff, and the community; to provide a laboratory placement with children for students in many LCC programs".
- "Lansing Community College". Institution Profile. American Association of Community Colleges. Retrieved 28 June 2012.
- Lansing Community College, Community College Review, communitycollegereview.com
- Tupica, Rich (3 Dec 2007). "Multimillion-dollar University Center opens; classes to start in January". Lookout. Retrieved 17 April 2011.
- "University Center - Lansing Community College". Welcome to the University Center. lcc.edu. Retrieved 17 April 2011.
- Lansing Community College (official site)
- Center for Teaching Excellence
- Michigan Community College Athletic Association's official web site
- Extension and Community Education
- Early Learning Children's Community