Shamokin Center

* Dedicated Center
Class Location:
Northumberland Regional Higher Education Center
2 East Arch Street
Shamokin, PA 17872

Welcome to the Northumberland Regional Center!

Dedicated in 1999 as the Gateway of Education and Workforce Development by the Commissioners and Citizens of Northumberland County, LCCC's Northumberland Regional Center is located conveniently close to Shamokin's downtown and just 12 miles away from nearby Knoebels Amusement Resort. Housed on the fourth floor of the Northumberland County Career and Arts Center, Luzerne County Community College offers area residents a variety of courses and academic programs. With both day and evening classes available, the Northumberland Regional Center offers the following degree programs:

  • A.S. General Studies
  • A.S. Business Administration
  • A.S. History
  • A.S. Psychology
  • A.S. Social Work
  • A.A.S. Business Management Technology
  • A.A.S. Early Childhood Education
  • A.A.S. Criminal Justice
  • A.A.S. Nursing (RN)
  • Certificate: Business Management

Students can also:

  • Complete General Education requirements for a variety of other programs or majors.
  • Get a jump start on college by earning college credit while still in high school (at half the tuition rate).
  • Enroll as visiting students while attending another school.

At the Northumberland Regional Center, we offer students a variety of individualized and outstanding service. While here, you can:

  • Apply for admission
  • Schedule and complete placement testing
  • Register for classes
  • Receive academic advisement and support
  • Sign up for a tutor
  • Tour the campus

Our Academic Advisors will help you:

  • Identify and achieve your educational and career goals.
  • Navigate the College's academic opportunities, policies, systems, and procedures.
  • Prepare for graduation and/or transfer to a University.

*New* Luzerne County Community College is especially pleased to offer our highly acclaimed nursing program at LCCC's Northumberland Regional Center. For student convenience, all nursing classes are taught in Shamokin with clinicals held at local hospitals and facilities.

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Student Activities
There are many opportunities for students to become active in campus life. In addition to the student organization mentioned below, there are a variety of community and building events students can participate in.

  • SGA (Student Government Association)
    From special events such as Meet the President, It's all Hocus Pocus Day, SPIRIT week, movie nights and fundraisers to marching in community parades, Earth Day celebrations and our annual "Deck the Doors" Competition, the Student Government Association works to improve Luzerne County Community College's Northumberland Regional Center for students, faculty, and staff.
  • Coming Soon ** Creative writing club

Success starts here! Are you ready? If you'd like to schedule a tour, or meet with us in person, please call: 570-740-0290. Let's get started!

Lori J. Laniewski, M. Ed.
Northumberland Regional Center

Lori J. Laniewski, Director- phone 570-740-0291 * email:
Joelle Zanella, Administrator/ Advisor- phone 570-740-0246 * email:
Diana Reeder, Secretary-main office phone 570-740-0290 * email:
Jean Greco, Nursing Secretary-phone: 570-740-0282 * email:

* * * Center Announcements * * *

Placement Test Dates
Placement test dates at LCCC: Northumberland Regional Center

Please, call the Center to schedule a time to take your test:


Thursday February 2 - 11:00 AM

Tuesday February 7 - 1:00 PM

Monday February 13 - 10:00 AM

Thursday February 16 - 11:00 AM

Tuesday February 21 - 1:00 PM

Monday February 27 - 10:00 AM

Thursday March 2 - 11:00 AM

Tuesday March 7 - 1:00 PM

Thursday March 9 - 10:00 AM

Monday March 13 - 1:00 PM

Wednesday March 15 - 11:00 AM and 5:00 PM

Tuesday March 21 - 10:00 AM

Thursday March 23 - 11:00 AM

Wednesday March 29 - 1:00 PM

Tuesday April 4 - 10:00 AM

Thursday April 6 - 11:00 AM

Thursday April 13 - 1:00 PM

Tuesday April 18 - 11:00 AM

Wednesday April 19 - 10:00 AM

Monday April 24 - 10:00 AM

Thursday April 27 - 11:00 AM

Tuesday May 2 - 1:00 PM

Wednesday May 3 - 10:00 AM

Monday May 8 - 11:00 AM

Wednesday May 10 - 10:00 AM

Tuesday May 16 - 1:00 PM

Thursday May 18 - 11:00 AM

Monday May 22 - 10:00 AM

Tuesday May 30 - 1:00 PM

Nursing Career Fair
Save the Date!

Join us April 3rd for a Nursing Career Fair at LCCC: Northumberland Regional Center.

Details coming soon!