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LCCC Newsletter


AREI Check-In and Conversation is held on Fridays, at 2 p.m., at https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/a768523bb3af4e20b51c869448779ff5

The LCCC AllOne Recovery Educational Institute, in partnership with the Pennsylvania Department of Health is hosting a virtual Naloxone (NARCAN) training. The training will be held on Friday December 11, at 3 p.m., via Zoom. All participants will receive a certificate upon completion of the training to their registered email. Register at:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/naloxone-training-tickets-127361665169

AREI Recovery Meetings will be held on Mondays, at 2 p.m. at https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/18dda4984e164b4abf9963059a9a7d86

Members of the LCCC BASIC Club are holding a gift card collection to benefit homeless veterans. Suggested gift cards include Amazon, Walmart, and additional local stores. An amount of $25 is requested for each veteran. The following is a list of veterans at the Veterans Center: John G., Kyle M., and Larry G., Navy; Tim N., Jamie H., Hollie A., Mike L., Jeff S., TJ M., Russell A., Jason L., Mark S., Tim C., Nick H., John L., Lenny D., Vince S., Felix A., Joe F., and John W., Army; and Keith K., Rich M., and Herb D., Marines. To participate in the collection and support a veteran, please choose a name and call Machelle Smith, BASIC advisor, at ext.7733 or 570-740-0733. The Heroes Collection for Homeless Veterans ends on Friday, December 4.

Classes end for the fall semester on Friday, December 11.

The College will be closed from Thursday, December 24 through Friday, January 1, for the Holiday Recess.

Final exams for the fall semester will be held from Saturday, December 12 through Friday, December 18.

The College In-Service program and Adjunct Faculty In-Service program will be held on Wednesday, January 20. Snow date is Thursday, January 21.

The last day for withdrawal with partial tuition refund for the Winter Intersession is Thursday, December 24.

The last day to drop classes or withdraw officially for the fall semester is Friday, January 15.

The last day to drop classes or withdraw officially for the Winter Intersession is Wednesday, January 6.

Luzerne County Community College will offer courses for the spring semester in Watsontown.

Students can register for courses at the College's Greater Susquehanna Center located at 1100 Main Street, Watsontown.

Courses scheduled to be offered at the Greater Susquehanna Center include Biology, Computer Literacy, Emergency Medical Services, English, Health and Physical Education, Math, Music, Psychology, Sociology, Speech, and others.

Classes for the spring semester will begin in Watsontown on Monday, January 25. Both day and evening classes are offered at the College's Greater Susquehanna Center.

For more information, call LCCC at 570-740-0261 or 800-377-LCCC, extension 7261 or email kforan@luzerne.edu.

Luzerne County Community College will offer courses for the spring semester in Berwick. Students can register for courses in Berwick at the College's Berwick Center at 107 S. Market Street.

Classes scheduled to be offered in Berwick include Accounting, Art, Business, Computer Literacy, Early Childhood Education, English, Health and Physical Education, History, and Math. Also, Anatomy and Physiology, Emergency Medical Services, First Year Experience, Physical Science, Psychology, Sociology, Speech, and others.

Classes for the spring semester will begin on Monday, January 25. Both day and evening classes are offered at the College's Berwick Center.

For more information, call the LCCC Berwick Center at 570-740-0280 or 1-800-377-LCCC, extension 7280 or email kforan@luzerne.edu.

Luzerne County Community College will offer courses for the spring semester in Hazleton. Students can register for courses in Hazleton at the College's Hazleton Center at 100 W. Broad Street.

Classes scheduled to be offered in Hazleton include Accounting, Art, Business, Chemistry, Emergency Medical Services, English, First Year Experience, History, and Math. Also, Computer Literacy, Criminal Justice, English as a Second Language (ESL), Health and Physical Education, Psychology, Reading and Study Skills, Sociology, Speech, and others.

Classes for the spring semester will begin on Monday, January 25. Both day and evening classes are offered at the College's Hazleton Center.

For more information, call the LCCC Hazleton Center at 570-740-0790 or 1-800-377-LCCC, extension 7790 or email kwhalen@luzerne.edu.

Luzerne County Community College will offer credit courses for the spring semester in Northumberland.

Students can register for courses at the Northumberland Regional Higher Education Center at 2 East Arch Street, Shamokin.

Courses scheduled to be offered at the College's Northumberland Center include Accounting, Biology, Business, CPR, English, Health and Physical Education, History, Sociology, Psychology, Spanish, Speech, and Early Childhood Education. Also, Criminal Justice, Economics, First Year Experience, Computer Literacy, Math, Music, and others.

Both day and evening classes are offered at the LCCC Northumberland Center.

Classes for the spring semester will begin on Monday, January 25. For more information, call the LCCC Northumberland Center at 570-648-2544 or email llaniewski@luzerne.edu.

Luzerne County Community College will offer courses for the spring semester in Pittston.

Students can register for courses in Pittston at the College's Pittston Center at the M&T Educational Center at 13 South Main Street.

Courses scheduled to be offered in Pittston include Art, Computer Literacy, CPR, Emergency Medical Services, English, Health and Physical Education, Math, Psychology, Reading and Study Skills, Sociology, Speech, and others.

Classes for the spring semester will begin on Monday, January 25. Both day and evening classes will be offered at the College's Pittston Center.

For more information, or to register, call the LCCC Pittston Center at 570-740-0270 or 800-377-LCCC, extension 7270 or email eguarnieri@luzerne.edu.

Luzerne County Community College will offer courses for the spring semester 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 Anatomy and Physiology, Business, Chemistry, Early Childhood Education, English, First Year Experience, Math, and Psychology. Also, CPR, History, Nursing, Philosophy, Sociology, Speech, and others.

Classes for the spring session will begin on Monday, January 25. Both day and evening classes are offered at the College's Scranton Center.

For more information, or to register, call the LCCC Scranton Center at 570-740-0210 or 800-377-LCCC, extension 7210 or email jlenio@luzerne.edu.

Student Food Bank Open for FallOnce again this fall, the Peter J. Lello Student Food Bank will be welcoming students Monday through Thursday, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and by individual request. Evening food bank items will be available in the Security Office Monday through Thursday, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Due to the current situation, the Food Bank will not be accepting tangible donation items at this time. Donations can be made in the form of check or donation made through the College's website at www.luzerne.edu/give. In addition, items can be purchased via Amazon at:

https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/2GE4KNDDM03NC?ref_=wl_share. When ordering, select the College's address and items will be shipped directly to LCCC and delivered to the Food Bank. For more information, call extension 7730.

LCCC will hold a virtual Open House for its Berwick Center on Thursday, November 19, from 11 a.m. to noon and Wednesday, December 2, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/f52c956c708b419882d086e6025b5d33. For more information, call the Berwick Center at 570-740-0280 or (800) 377-LCCC, extension 7280 or email kforan@luzerne.edu.

LCCC will hold a virtual Open House for its Hazleton Center on Wednesday, November 18, from 11 a.m. to noon and Wednesday, December 2, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/c2b7d6f2acd647de97765c2a370b47a5. For more information, call the Hazleton Center at 570-740-0790 or (800) 377-LCCC, extension 7790 or email kwhalen@luzerne.edu.

LCCC will hold a virtual Open House for its Northumberland Center on Thursday, December 3, from 5 to 6 p.m. and Thursday, December 10, from 11 a.m. to noon at https://us.bbcollab.com/invite/21b298ddc7294e10ac0963d80ec7efec. For more information, call the Northumberland Center at 570-648-2544 or email llanewski@luzerne.edu.

LCCC will hold a virtual Open House for its Greater Susquehanna Center on Wednesday, November 18, from 3 to 4 p.m. and on Thursday, December 3, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/bd0d965deb9b4902bfc4ab10945291c4. For more information, call the Greater Susquehanna Center at 570-740-0261 or (800) 377-LCCC, extension 7261 or email kforan@luzerne.edu.

Luzerne County Community College will hold a winter intersession offering several online courses beginning Monday, December 21 through Thursday, January 14.

Online courses scheduled to be offered during the winter intersession include Biology, Business, Computer Literacy, Criminal Justice, English, First Year Experience, Health and Physical Education, History, Math, Physical Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Speech.

Final exams for the winter intersession will be held on Thursday, January 14. The last day to register is Monday, December 21.

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

Campus Candids - Communication Arts Education

Dylan Fearon, reporter for WOLF-TV FOX56 recently spoke with students in the communication arts program. Fearon met with students in an electronic news gathering class and discussed the role of reporters, changes in news, and the role of local media. Students in a communication arts class took part in a drone demonstration and learned about basic operation skills, safety features, and advantages of drone use in the field and for electronic news gathering.

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