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LCCC Newsletter

April is Community College Month!

The deadline for Fall 2020-Spring 2021 scholarship applications has been extended to Thursday, April 30. Applications can be completed and submitted online at

The Last Day for Withdrawal with Partial Tuition Refund for the Eleven-Week Summer Session is Monday, June 15.

The Last Day for Withdrawal with Partial Tuition Refund for the Four-Week First Summer Session is Friday, June 5.

The Last Day to Drop Classes or Withdraw Officially for Four-Week First Summer Session is Monday, June 22.

The Last Day to Drop Classes or Withdraw Officially for the Six-Week First Summer Session is Friday, June 19.

President Thomas P. Leary will hold online presidential chat sessions every Monday, from noon to 1 p.m.

The live chats can be accessed at

or at

The Student Activities Office will hold Prayer and Positivity Sessions on Wednesdays, from noon to 1 p.m. Join at

Campus Candids - Black History Month Activities

In recognition of February as Black History Month, the LCCC Diversity Council hosted a program, "Selma to Montgomery" featuring Jim Gavenus, LCCC assistant professor, Communication Arts. Gavenus shared his photography and discussed the history of Selma, Alabama, and the men and women who marched for voting rights. Nursing students from the Mary Gill Carrozza, R.N. School of Nursing and Health Sciences at the Francis S. and Mary Gill Carrozza, R.N. Health Sciences Center held a community project on Black History Month at the Campus Center and the Library hosted a display in honor of Black History Month.

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

  • 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