Lehigh Carbon Community College

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Lehigh Carbon Community College
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LCCC Main Campus
TypeCommunity College
EstablishedMarch 31, 1966
PresidentDr. Ann D. Bieber
Academic staff
424
Students2,733 full time
4,451 part time
LocationSchnecksville, Pennsylvania, United States
Campus153 acres (0.62 km2)
ColorsMaroon, Gold and White[1]
              
AthleticsNJCAAEPAC, Division III (non-conference)
NicknameCougars
Websitewww.lccc.edu
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Lehigh Carbon Community College (also referred to as LCCC) is a two-year community college located in Schnecksville, Pennsylvania, in the Lehigh Valley region of the state. The school serves as the primary granter of associate degrees in the Allentown area.

LCCC was founded on March 31, 1966[2] as Lehigh County Community College, and it originally held classes in the former Lehigh County Courthouse. In 1972, modern facilities were constructed, which laid the foundation for its current campus. In order to increase enrollment from nearby Carbon County, the school decided on its current name in 1994.

The college also has learning centers in several off-campus locations, including at the Donley Center in Downtown Allentown, the Carbon Center in Jim Thorpe (Carbon County), and at the John Morgan Center in Tamaqua, Schuylkill County.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cougar Facts". Retrieved 2018-02-24.
  2. ^ http://www.lccc.edu/about/did-you-know/history-college

Coordinates: 40°39′55″N 75°36′29″W / 40.665144°N 75.608167°W / 40.665144; -75.608167