The Business Club will hold a workshop on networking on Tuesday, February 19,
from 11 a.m. to noon, at the Business and Information Sciences Center, Room 722. Topics to be covered include: how do business professionals network? what it is really all about? how do you get started? how can you overcome the fear of approaching someone you don't know? Special guest will be President Thomas P. Leary. RSVP to attend by Monday, February 18, at 5 p.m. at https://doodle.com/poll/4c5gd9fkc46f6msi. For more information, email Lori Dunn at email@example.com.
Classes End for the First Seven-Week Session for the spring semester on Thursday, February 28.
The LCCC Schulman Gallery is currently holding an art exhibit featuring the work of LCCC students, guest artists, and Jim Gavenus, associate professor of Communication Arts. "Display of Love," a community art project focusing on the themes of love, diversity, peace and non-violence, is comprised of mixed media pieces. The exhibit is an opportunity for artists locally and from around the world to come together as a unified force against hate and violence. It is as diversified as our communities and includes photographs, paintings, poems, music, tin art, children's art, and more. The exhibit opened on Wednesday, February 6 and will be on display through Thursday, February 28. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
The LCCC Diversity Council will hold a film screening on Tuesday, February 19, from 11 a.m. to 12:15p.m., at the College's Campus Center. "I Am Not Your Negro" features the unfinished manuscript of James Baldwin. Filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book Baldwin never finished titled "Remember This House." The book was to be a revolutionary, personal account of the lives and assassinations of three of his close friends: Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King, Jr. At the time of his death in 1987, Baldwin left behind only 30 completed pages.
Guest speakers from the field of Early Childhood Education will address the topic "Job and Advocacy Opportunities in Early Childhood Education" on Monday, February 18, at 2:30 p.m., at Founders Hall, Room 301.
The LCCC BASIC Club is holding a poster contest to name the newly-established clothing closet. Create a clothing closet poster proposing a name for the clothing closet. The size of the poster is to be 11 x 17. Submissions are due by Friday, February 22 and can be dropped off at the College Relations Office at the Campus Center, across from Room 213. The posters will be available for viewing from Monday, February 25 through Monday, March 4, in the Business and Information Sciences Center where the clothing closet is located. Vote for your favorite poster. The winner will be announced at the BASIC Club meeting on Tuesday, March 12. The winning poster will be displayed on campus and the poster's creator will receive a $25 prize. For more information, check out the BASIC Facebook page, or call Machelle Smith, BASIC Club advisor, at 570-740-0733.
If you are in recovery, support someone in recovery, or support a recovery lifestyle, please join us for support meetings. Spring 2019 semester open meetings will take place on campus every Tuesday and Wednesday from 5 to 5:45 p.m., at Building 9, Room 918 through April 30.
Registration for Summer 2019, Fall 2019, and Intersession 2020 classes begins on Monday, February 25.
Luzerne County Community College will offer several non-credit cooking classes this spring at the College's Joseph A. Paglianite Culinary Institute in downtown Nanticoke.
"The Art of Pizza and Stromboli" will teach students how to prepare pizza and stromboli and will cover making dough as well as sauces and cheeses. The two-session course will be held on Saturday, March 2 and Saturday, March 9, from 9 a.m. to noon.
"Big and Little Chef Class" is a workshop for adults and children designed to help bring children into the kitchen for a fun and healthy experience. The two-session course will be held on Saturday, March 16 and Saturday, March 23, from 9 a.m. to noon.
"German Cooking" will showcase the art of German cooking including creating specialties and variations of different dishes. The two-session course will be held on Saturday, April 6 and Saturday, April 13, from 9 a.m. to noon.
"Sweet and Savory Pies and Pastries" will teach the secrets of baking pastries and pies including desserts, meat filled pasties, and pot pies. The two-session course will be held on Saturday, April 27 and Saturday, May 4, from 9 a.m. to noon.
"Dumplings of the World" will provide instruction on how to make dumplings from a variety of cultures. The two-session course will be held on Saturday, May 11 and Saturday, May 18, from 9 a.m. to noon.
For more information, or to register, call the LCCC Continuing Education Office at 570-740-0495 or (800) 377-LCCC, extension 7495.
Luzerne County Community College will hold a Spring Open House on Saturday, March 23, from 10 a.m. to noon, at the College's Campus Center.
Information on programs of study, financial aid, student activities and athletics, transfer and dual admission agreements, health sciences admission, English as a Second Language (ESL), career exploration, and student services will be available and tours of the campus will be given. A complimentary breakfast will be served at the College's Cafeteria from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m.
For more information, call the LCCC Admissions Office at 570-740-0337 or (800) 377-LCCC, extension 7337.
The Luzerne County Community College Wellness Committee will hold its sixth annual wellness fair on Tuesday, March 19, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the College's Campus Center Cafeteria. Snow date is Tuesday, March 26.
The event is free and open to the public. The fair will include College departments and community organizations which will provide information and demonstrations. Any community organization which would like to participate in the wellness fair should contact Miranda Costa at LCCC at 570-740-0237 or (800) 377-LCCC, extension 7237 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Campus Candids - Welcome to a New Semester!
Welcome...or Welcome Back! The LCCC Student Government Association (SGA) held their bi-annual Welcome Back Bash and Club Sign-Up Days. The SGA offered free coffee, juice, and snacks at various campus locations and held a Meet and Greet at the Campus Center.
Our motto at Luzerne County Community College is to always keep learning. With that we a pleased to share the expertise of our faculty and staff as a resource with our community. LCCC's Speakers Bureau offers faculty and staff volunteer experts free of charge to nonprofit and civic organizations. In this listing, you will find speakers on a wide variety of topics. To request a speaker, please call the College Relations Office at 570-740-0732.
When you request a speaker, we will make every effort to accommodate your request. Please understand that acceptance of an invitation to speak may depend on the speaker's teaching or work schedule.
- Public Relations
- Social Media
Professor, Criminal Justice
- Criminal Justice
Chair, LCCC Board of Trustees
Thomas P. Leary
- LCCC related topics
- American History
- Political Science
Assistant Professor, Social Science/History
- Women's History
- African-American History
- General European and American History
- The Holocaust
- Revolutions and Revolutionary History
Mark Rutkowski, PE
- Protecting Yourself Online
- Cyber Crime
David J. Sawicki
Director, Business Solutions and Customized Training
- LCCC Workforce Development
- LCCC Why it is the Community's College
- LCCC The Best Bargain in Town
- LCCC The College for Everyone
Associate Professor, Social Science/History
- Military History