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LCCC Newsletter


April is Community College Month!

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

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

Luzerne County Community College will hold a virtual art exhibit titled, "Selma: Images of the Civil Rights Movement - A Story of Courage and Sacrifice and How It Changed a Nation."

The virtual exhibit will feature three videos, each pertaining to a corresponding photograph by Jim Gavenus, LCCC associate professor of photography and internationally-recognized documentary photographer, related to his experiences photographing dignitaries and historical figures in Selma, Alabama over the past 18 years, commemorating Selma's significance in the Civil Rights Movement.

The videos and photos will be presented on the Schulman Gallery website at https:/luzerne.edu/schulmangallery/ and will be released on three consecutive Fridays: March 12, March 19, and March 26. All videos and photos will run simultaneously until Friday, April 16. The videos were produced through the LCCC Communication Arts Department.

The deadline for nominations for Graduation Awards is Friday, April 9.

The deadline for scholarship applications is Friday, April 30.

Wear Blue for Autism Awareness on Friday, April 9. Donations are also being accepted in the Student Life Office and will be donated to a Luzerne County Autism Organization.

Luzerne County Community College will hold a virtual open house on Wednesday, April 21, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Information on programs of study, financial aid, student activities and athletics, transfer and dual admission agreements, career exploration, and student support services will be provided.

For more information, or to register, call the LCCC Admissions Office at 570-740-0337 or (800) 377-LCCC, extension 7337 or email ndunn@luzerne.edu or go to www.luzerne.edu/admissions/openhouse.

Luzerne County Community College will hold two virtual open houses for its Berwick Center on Thursday, April 15, at 3 p.m. and Thursday, May 13, at 6 p.m.

Information on programs of study, financial aid, career exploration, and student services will be available.

For more information, or to register, call the Berwick Center at 570-740-0280 or (800) 377-LCCC, extension 7280 or email kforan@luzerne.edu or go to www.luzerne.edu/admissions/openhouse.

The Luzerne County Community College Peter J. Lello Food Bank is preparing to support students in need during the Easter holiday with meal bags and personal items.

The LCCC Peter J. Lello Food Bank was established in 2016 to help address food insecurity and the fight against hunger on college campuses. Through the generosity of staff, faculty, and community friends, the food bank will distribute more than 25 meal bags to students throughout the College's service area during the Easter holiday.

To make a donation to the Peter J. Lello Food Bank, visit www.luzerne.edu/give or select the Luzerne County Community College Foundation Peter J. Lello Food Bank on Amazon Wish List at https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/2GE4KNDDM03NC?ref_=wl_share.

Luzerne County Community College will hold two virtual open houses for its Scranton Center on Wednesday, April 14, from 2 to 3 p.m. and Thursday, April 22, from 6 to 7 p.m.

Information on programs of study and student services will be available.

For more information, or to register, call the Scranton Center at 570-740-0210 or (800) 377-LCCC, extension 7210 or email jlenio@luzerne.edu or go to www.luzerne.edu/admissions/openhouse.

Campus Candids - Pandemic Remembrance

LCCC recently commemorated one year since the onset of the global pandemic. LCCC President Thomas P. Leary and Pastor Craig Mark of the Askam United Methodist Church offered remarks and members of the Nanticoke City Fire Department conducted a bell ringing to honor those who lost their lives.

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