Lansing Community College

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Lansing Community College
Lansing Community College logo.jpg
Motto Where Success Begins
Type Community college
Established 1957
President Brent Knight
Academic staff
Administrative staff
Students 18,551
Location Lansing, Michigan, USA
42°44′20″N 84°33′09″W / 42.7388°N 84.5525°W / 42.7388; -84.5525Coordinates: 42°44′20″N 84°33′09″W / 42.7388°N 84.5525°W / 42.7388; -84.5525
Campus Urban, multiple campuses
Nickname Stars
The front entrance along Shiawassee Street

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 capitol. 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 fall 2013 enrollment of 18,551,[1] a decrease from 20,394 in 2008.[2]


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

LCC also has a competitive club hockey team that participates in the American Collegiate Hockey Association and the Michigan Collegiate Hockey Conference.

The LCC Athletic Director is Greg Mallek.

The Lookout[edit]

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.

Student life[edit]

LCC includes many on-campus student activities including the Gay-Straight Alliance, Young Americans for Liberty, a theatre program, and musical events. The school is also home to a number of academic organizations like federally-funded TRiO: Student Support Services program. In late 2014, a renovated cafeteria with franchise restaurants and large screen televisions complete with a gaming center opened up in the Gannon building of the main campus, known as the commons.

Notable alumni[edit]

An historic marker for Lansing Community College

National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium[edit]

This Community College is a NAFTC's Training Center. Most of the classes in this center are located at the college West Campus.


  1. ^ "2013 Annual Report" (PDF). Lansing Community College. 
  2. ^ Lansing Community College, Community College Review,

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