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The LCCC Alumni Association will meet on Wednesday, June 6, at 5 p.m., at the Campus Center, Room 214. The Alumni Raffle Drawings will be held at the meeting.

The Luzerne County Community College Alumni Association will hold its fourth annual alumni golf tournament on Monday, May 21, at Blue Ridge Trail Golf Club, in Mountain Top.

The tournament will be captain and crew format. Cost per golfer is $100 or $35 for dinner only. The tournament will include lunch and refreshments, registration gift, cart with GPS, golf, buffet dinner at 5 p.m., flight winners, raffles, and prizes. Registration begins at

11 a.m. and the tournament begins with a noon shotgun start. The tournament will include a $10,000 hole-in-one prize.

The deadline to register for the tournament is Friday, May 11. Proceeds will benefit LCCC student scholarships.

For more information, or to register to participate, contact the LCCC Alumni Office at 570-740-0734 or blauer@luzerne.edu. Online registration is available at www.luzerne.edu/golf.

The Alumni Graduate Reception will be held on Tuesday, May 22, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Educational Conference Center.

Luzerne County Community College will offer courses during its eight-week summer session.

Classes begin on Monday, June 18 and end on Wednesday, August 8. Final exams will be held on Thursday, August 9.

Registration for the eight-week summer session will be held from Monday, June 11 through Friday, June 15, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Registrar's Office, at the College's campus in Nanticoke.

For more information, call LCCC at 570-740-0340 or 570-740-0334 or (800) 377-LCCC, extension 7340 or 7334.

Luzerne County Community College will offer courses during its eleven-week summer session.

Classes begin on Wednesday, May 30 and end on Tuesday, August 7. Final exams will be held on Wednesday, August 8; Thursday, August 9; Monday, August 13; and Tuesday, August 14.

Registration for the eleven-week summer session will be held from Monday, May 21 through Wednesday, May 23, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Thursday, May 24, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; and Tuesday, May 29, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Registrar's Office, at the College's campus in Nanticoke.

For more information, call LCCC at 570-740-0340 or 570-740-0334 or (800) 377-LCCC, extension 7340 or 7334.

Luzerne County Community College will offer courses during its four-week first summer session at the College's campus in Nanticoke.

Classes begin on Wednesday, May 30 and end on Thursday, June 28. Final exams will be held on Monday, July 2.

Registration for the four-week first summer session will be held from Monday, May 21 through Wednesday, May 23, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Thursday, May 24, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; and Tuesday, May 29, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Registrar's Office, at the College's campus in Nanticoke.

For more information, call LCCC at 570-740-0340 or 570-740-0334 or (800) 377-LCCC, extension 7340 or 7334.

Luzerne County Community College will offer courses during its four-week second summer session.

Classes begin on Monday, July 9 and end on Tuesday, August 7. Final exams will be held on Thursday, August 9.

Registration for the four-week second summer session will be held on Monday, July 2, Tuesday, July 3, Thursday, July 5, and Friday, July 6, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Registrar's Office.

For more information, call LCCC at 570-740-0334 or 570-740-0340 or (800) 377-LCCC, extension 7334 or 7340.

Luzerne County Community College will offer courses during its six-week first summer session at the College's campus in Nanticoke.

Classes begin on Monday, May 21 and end on Wednesday, June 27. Final exams will be held on Thursday, June 28.

Registration for the six-week first summer session will be held from Monday, May 14 through Friday, May 18 and on Monday, May 21 and Tuesday, May 22, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Registrar's Office, at the College's campus in Nanticoke.

For more information, call LCCC at 570-740-0340 or 570-740-0334 or (800) 377-LCCC, extension 7340 or 7334.

Luzerne County Community College will offer courses during its six-week second summer session at the College's campus in Nanticoke.

Classes begin on Monday, July 2 and end on Wednesday, August 8. Final exams will be held on Thursday, August 9.

Registration for the six-week second summer session will be held from Monday, June 25 through Friday, June 29, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Registrar's Office.

For more information, call LCCC at 570-740-0334 or 570-740-0340 or (800) 377-LCCC, extension 7334 or 7340.

The College will be closed on Wednesday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day.

The College will be closed on Friday, May 25.

Luzerne County Community College will hold its 50th annual Commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 24, at 6 p.m., at Mohegan Sun Arena.

Kilee Brookbank will be this year's Commencement speaker.

Severely injured when a gas leak caused her house to explode in November 2014, Brookbank was hospitalized for 38 days before returning home to a life of new challenges and a new "normal."

Brookbank, a 16-year-old honor student, soccer player, and high school junior lit a candle in her home to eliminate a smell that permeated her house. A blazing flash erupted in her face and knocked her to the floor. When she woke up, she was on fire, but managed to walk to her neighbors' house. Her neighbors assisted her and called 911. Brookbank was life flighted to Children's Hospital in Cincinnati where 20 doctors and nurses attended to her injuries. She was then transferred to Shriner's Hospital with burns covering 45% of her body. She underwent multiple procedures at Shriner's Hospital including surgically removing damaged tissue, cleaning, and skin grafting.

Brookbank then began her road to recovery. She started to walk after only one week in bed and after 38 days, she was released from the hospital. She then began physical therapy and returned to school two and one-half months later.

Brookbank currently is a college student at Xavier University. She released the award-winning book Beautiful Scars in 2016 and the children's book Digger the Hero Dog in 2018. She also is the founder of the Kilee Gives Back Foundation, which has raised more than $230,000 for Shriners Hospitals for Children-Cincinnati. Brookbank's inspiring story has been featured by The Doctors, Inside Edition, MTV, Seventeen, Girls' Life, Woman's World, and Redbook.

The deadline for submitting applications for Summer Graduation is Friday, July 20.

FAFSA Workshops for LCCC students will be held on Tuesday, May 15 and Wednesday, June 13, from 9 a.m. to noon, at the Campus Center, Room 115.

The Last Day for Withdrawal with Partial Tuition Refund for the Eight-Week Summer Session is Thursday, June 21.

The Last Day for Withdrawal with Partial Tuition Refund for the Six-Week Second Summer Session is Thursday, July 5.

The Last Day for Withdrawal with Partial Tuition Refund for the Eleven-Week Summer Session is Tuesday, June 12.

The Last Day for Withdrawal with Partial Tuition Refund for the Four-Week First Summer Session is Monday, June 4.

The Last Day for Withdrawal with Partial Tuition Refund for the Four-Week Second Summer Session is Thursday, July 12.

The Last Day for Withdrawal with Partial Tuition Refund for the Six-Week First Summer Session is Thursday, May 24.

The Last Day to Drop Classes or Withdraw Officially for the Eight-Week Summer Session is Friday, July 20.

The Last Day to Drop Classes or Withdraw Officially for the Eleven-Week Summer Session is Wednesday, July 11.

The Last Day to Drop Classes or Withdraw Officially for the Four-Week First Summer Session is Friday, June 15.

The Last Day to Drop Classes or Withdraw Officially for the Four-Week Second Summer Session is Friday, July 27.

The Last Day to Drop Classes or Withdraw Officially for the Six-Week First Summer Session is Friday, June 15.

The Last Day to Drop Classes or Withdraw Officially for the Six-Week Second Summer Session is Friday, July 27.

The College will be closed on Monday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day.

The Nursing Pinning Ceremony will be held on Friday, May 18, at 10 a.m., at Genetti's, in Wilkes-Barre.

Luzerne County Community College will offer several camps for children this summer.

Two sections of "Kids' Culinary Camp" will be held. Both sessions will provide participants with hands-on culinary experience through measurement skills, reading and creating recipes, and meal preparation. Parents will join on the final day for a special culinary treat. The first section is open to 9 to 11 year-old children and will be held from Monday, June 25 through Friday, June 29, from 9 a.m. to noon. The second section is open to 12 to 14 year-old children and will be held from Monday, July 9 through Friday, July 13, from 9 a.m. to noon.

Two Communication Art Camps also will be held. The first camp, "Mobile Apps 101 - UI Design and Prototyping" will allow children to explore and discover mobile app user interface design and prototyping. Though hands-on instruction, campers will learn how to conceptualize their own app and create graphics and functioning low fidelity prototypes. The camp will be held from Monday, July 9 through Friday, July 13, from 9 a.m. to noon.

"Conceptual Design: Computer Generated Imagery" will allow children to work with virtual environments, texture mapping, and special effects. Campers will utilize basic 2D/3D elements such as digital painting, textures, lighting, mood/ tone, staging scenes, environments, and storyboards to create engaging virtual scenes for projects such as animated films and video games. The camp will be held from Monday, June 25 through Friday, June 29, from 9 a.m. to noon.

Two sections of "Lego? Robotics Camp" will be held. Campers will participate by demonstrating the projects they build. Topics include building robots with Legos?, programming basic robotic commands, using gears to reduce or increase torque, and combining building and programming skills to craft a robot able to navigate a maze. The camps will be held from Monday, July 9 through Friday, July 13, for 9 to 11 year-old children and from Monday, July 16 through Friday, July 20, for 12 to 14 year-old children. Both camps will be held from 9 a.m. to noon.

"Visual Art Camp" explores color, texture, line, value, pattern, scale, balance, emphasis, and composition while experimenting with graphite pencils, colored pencils, markers, and acrylics. In addition, students will study different art movements and their importance in history. Family and friends are invited to an artist's reception on the last day at the LCCC Schulman Gallery where the student's artwork will be displayed. The camp will be held from Monday, July 16 through Friday, July 20, from 9 a.m. to noon.

For more information, or to register, call the LCCC Continuing Education Department at 570-740-0495 or (800) 377-LCCC, extension 7495.

Luzerne County Community College will offer courses during its summer session in Berwick.

Students can register for courses in Berwick at the College's Berwick Center at 107 S. Market Street.

Courses scheduled to be offered in Berwick include Chemistry, Computer Literacy, Psychology, English, Math, Speech, and others.

Classes for the eleven-week summer session will begin on Wednesday, May 30.

For more information, call the LCCC Berwick Center at 570-759-3900 or email rgoin@luzerne.edu.

Luzerne County Community College will offer courses during its summer session in Hazleton.

Students can register for courses in Hazleton at the College's Hazleton Center at 100 West Broad Street.

Courses scheduled to be offered in Hazleton include CPR, English, Sociology, Psychology, and others.

Classes for the eleven-week summer session will begin on Wednesday, May 30.

For more information, call the LCCC Hazleton Center at 570-453-3140 or email tbauder@luzerne.edu.

Luzerne County Community College will offer courses during its summer session in Northumberland and Kulpmont.

Students can register for courses in Northumberland and Kulpmont at the Northumberland County Career Center at 2 Arch Street, Shamokin.

Classes scheduled to be offered at the Northumberland Center include Chemistry, English, Math, Speech, and others.

The College's Kulpmont site is offering courses in Biology.

Classes for the eleven-week summer session will begin on Wednesday, May 30. Both day and evening classes will be offered.

For more information, call the LCCC Northumberland Center at 570-648-2544.

Luzerne County Community College will offer courses during its summer session in Scranton.

Students can register for courses in Scranton at the College's Scranton Center at The Marketplace at Steamtown at 300 Lackawanna Avenue.

Courses scheduled to be offered in Scranton include Math, Psychology, English, Biology, CPR, Philosophy, Speech, and others.

Classes for the eleven-week summer session will begin on Wednesday, May 30. Both day and evening classes will be offered.

For more information, call the LCCC Scranton Center at 800-377-LCCC, ext. 7210 or email jlenio@luzerne.edu.

Summer Diplomas will be issued on Thursday, August 23.

Campus Candids - Honor Society Induction Ceremonies

Several chapters of the LCCC honor societies recently held induction ceremonies at the ECC. Thirty-one students were inducted into Sigma Kappa Delta, whose central purpose is to confer distinction upon outstanding students of the English language and literature in undergraduate studies. Sigma Kappa Delta also recognizes the accomplishments of professional writers who have contributed to the fields of language and literature. Seventeen students were inducted into Alpha Sigma Lambda, the national honor society for adult learners. Alpha Sigma Lambda honors dedicated adult students who accomplish academic excellence while managing the responsibilities of work and family. Eight students were inducted into Psi Beta, the national honor society in psychology for community and junior colleges. The mission of Psi Beta is professional development of psychology students through promotion and recognition of excellence in scholarship, leadership, research, and community service.

Speakers Bureau

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.

Robert Bogdon
Director, Marketing

  • Public Relations
  • Social Media
  • Advertising
  • Marketing

Robert Boyer
Professor, Criminal Justice

  • Criminal Justice

Brian Gill
Chair, LCCC Board of Trustees

  • Fundraising

Thomas P. Leary
President

  • LCCC related topics
  • American History
  • Political Science

Martha Pezzino
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
Professor, Technology

  • 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

Jeffery Schultz
Associate Professor, Social Science/History

  • Military History