Lane Community College http://klcc.org en Groundbreaking Kicks Off LCC Campus Remodels http://klcc.org/post/groundbreaking-kicks-lcc-campus-remodels <p>Today (Monday), Lane Community College begins remodeling and expanding their student center at the core of main campus. KLCC's Tiffany Eckert reports the 35 million dollar project is expected to take a little over a year.</p><p></p><p>Center Building was built nearly 50 years ago and it shows. Siding is peeling away, concrete walls and walks are blemished. Lane County voters approved an 83 million dollar bond six years ago. Now the community college is spending the last of that money to finance the remodel.</p> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 21:40:11 +0000 Tiffany Eckert 15711 at http://klcc.org Groundbreaking Kicks Off LCC Campus Remodels Lane Community College Plans to Raise Tuition http://klcc.org/post/lane-community-college-plans-raise-tuition <p>Lane Community College will raise tuition but has avoided lay-offs to cope with its financial shortfall. The <a href="http://lanecc.edu/budget/budget-committee-current-fy">LCC Budget Committee</a> passed a spending plan Thursday night.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 29 May 2014 19:13:21 +0000 Rachael McDonald 14612 at http://klcc.org Lane Community College Plans to Raise Tuition Transforming Adversity into Opportunity http://klcc.org/post/transforming-adversity-opportunity <p>Tibetan refugee Lady Jangchup&nbsp;Palmo--also known as Amala, or Honored Mother--lived a meditative life in caves after Chinese invaders killed her family. She escaped and eventually moved to Cottage Grove, where she now faces cancer. She was instrumental in arranging the visit of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Eugene last year. She will give a talk called “Transforming Adversity into Opportunity” on the LCC campus on Thursday evening.&nbsp; She speaks to Eric Alan, with the assistance of her son and translator, Lama Jigme Rinpoche.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 07 May 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Eric Alan 13140 at http://klcc.org Transforming Adversity into Opportunity LCC Grapples With Budget Woes http://klcc.org/post/lcc-grapples-budget-woes <p>Lane Community College may have to lay off part time and even full time employees if its enrollment continues to decline.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:37:41 +0000 Rachael McDonald 12141 at http://klcc.org LCC Grapples With Budget Woes LCC Opens New Dental Clinic To Serve Patients And Train Students http://klcc.org/post/lcc-opens-new-dental-clinic-serve-patients-and-train-students <p>Since the great recession, job security has been elusive. One bright spot is the health care field. Lane Community College in Eugene offers training programs to help students land well-paying jobs in the health care industry, including dental care. Lane recently opened a <a href="http://www.lanecc.edu/hp/dental/dental-clinic">new dental clinic</a> on Willamette Street where students can learn by treating patients.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:16:11 +0000 Angela Kellner 11760 at http://klcc.org LCC Opens New Dental Clinic To Serve Patients And Train Students Jonathan Swanz, Vibrant Matter and Right of Passage http://klcc.org/post/jonathan-swanz-vibrant-matter-and-right-passage <p>Glass sculptor Jonathan Swanz is doing installations at Lane Community College called Vibrant Matter and <em>Right of Passage</em>, the latter of which is paired with a dance performance by Bonnie Simoa and Sarah Nemecek. Jonathan Swanz joins Eric Alan to talk about light, the social behaviors of glass and people, and the relationship of portals and pilgrimage.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Eric Alan 10738 at http://klcc.org Jonathan Swanz, Vibrant Matter and Right of Passage Textbooks Are Too Expensive For College Students http://klcc.org/post/textbooks-are-too-expensive-college-students <p>College textbooks are too expensive and many students can't afford them. The Oregon Student Public Interest Research Group released a national <a href="http://ospirgstudents.org/campaigns/or/make-textbooks-affordable">survey </a>Monday on textbook costs and alternatives.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 19:26:57 +0000 Rachael McDonald 7127 at http://klcc.org Textbooks Are Too Expensive For College Students LCC Students Will Have to Make Up Finals http://klcc.org/post/lcc-students-will-have-make-finals <p>The snow and frigid cold snap couldn't come at a worse time for students at Lane Community College. The Eugene and Cottage Grove campuses have been closed for most of the time since Friday's snowstorm.<br /><br />This is finals week.&nbsp; Many students are still waiting to find out when their makeup tests will be. Brian Kelly, Vice President of College Services says the public safety and facilities staff have been on campus during the closure:<br /> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 19:26:25 +0000 Rachael McDonald 4572 at http://klcc.org In the Next Room, or The Vibrator Play http://klcc.org/post/next-room-or-vibrator-play <p>LCC’s Blue Door Theatre presents <em>In the Next Room, or The Vibrator Play</em>, Sarah Ruhl's Tony-nominated play based on the Victorian-era use of vibrators to treat “hysterical” women. Director Willow Norton returns from New York City to the Willamette Valley, to talk with Eric Alan about medicine, intimacy and electricity, and why it’s all relevant for modern relationships.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 18:27:47 +0000 Eric Alan 3064 at http://klcc.org In the Next Room, or The Vibrator Play Former LCC Board Member Remembered http://klcc.org/post/former-lcc-board-member-remembered <p>Lane Community College has lost a promoter.</p><p>Larry Romine, long time board member, writer and teacher, died October 25th, at the age of 83.&nbsp;</p><p>Larry Romine was a reporter for the Register-Guard back in 1960's, the heyday of the daily paper. He taught journalism at LCC and the University of Oregon.&nbsp; Larry served two terms on the Lane Board of Education. His friend and colleague Pat Albright filled the board position from District 5 when Larry retired.</p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 08:43:00 +0000 Tiffany Eckert 2529 at http://klcc.org Former LCC Board Member Remembered