Lane Community College

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A ruptured water line Thursday at Lane Community College forced the campus to remain closed close today (Friday).

It’s spring break so the closure doesn't affect classes.

Repairs are underway, the college said.

Spring term classes begin on Monday.

The break in the water main was reported around 4 p.m. Thursday.

Dr. Mary Spilde made the announcement at Wednesday night's Board of Education meeting.

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Lane Community College is in the final stages of renovating its Center Building on the main campus. Today more than 150 community members and students gathered to cut the ribbon to the new facilities.

Nadia Raza

Nadia Raza, a tenured instructor at Lane Community College, has filed a federal lawsuit against the school. 

Karen Richards

International student populations at the University of Oregon and Lane Community College have ballooned in the last five years. Both schools have long-term goals to further increase the numbers. However certain costs and risks could jeopardize their efforts.

 

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The Global Climate Summit takes place in Paris this week. Lane Community College President Mary Spilde was invited to the White House earlier this month to take part in a meeting in advance of the conference.

  Artist Henk Pander has been one of Oregon’s  foremost artists for the past half century, since arriving from his native Netherlands. His vivid and intense work has ranged from depictions influenced by a childhood growing up under the Nazi occupation of his homeland, to official portraits of Oregon Governors Tom McCall and John Kitzhaber. In conjunction with the Lane Arts Council’s First Friday ArtWalk in Eugene on November 6th, he’ll give the month’s Art Talk at the downtown Lane Community College campus at 6 p.m. He speaks with Eric Alan.

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Next fall, Eugene area sports fans will have two new teams to follow. Lane Community College is adding men’s soccer and women’s volleyball to its roster.

LCC last had men’s soccer in 1986 and women’s volleyball in 2003. Lane Athletic Director Greg Sheley says bringing back the two sports is part of the school’s plan to increase enrollment, which has been down:

Karen Richards

At 10:15 today (Thursday), millions of people around the world stopped, dropped and held on as part of the Great Shakeout. Instructors and students at Lane Community College's downtown campus took part in the earthquake drill.

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Lane Community College President Mary Spilde talks with KLCC's Rachael McDonald.

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