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.

Luzerne County Community College is especially pleased to offer our highly acclaimed day and evening RN 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.

Did you know? * NCLEX-RN Passing Rate by LCCC Nursing students 96.04%

Did you know? * LCCC Nursing Program is Grade: A According to

Did you know? * Pennsylvania State Rank: 4th

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Student Activities
There are many opportunities for LCCC students to become active in campus life. Our students have the opportunity to get creative, explore new interests, make new friends and take on leadership opportunities.

  • 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

Student Support Services at LCCC: NRC
Tutoring Services - in addition to tutoring provided by the Student Support Services Department, LCCC: NRC houses The Goldman Sachs Learning Center where students receive comprehensive academic support at no cost thanks to a generous donation from Goldman Sachs Gives. Sandra Lewis, Learning Support Specialist,
Food Pantry
The Northumberland Regional Center Student Food Pantry provides food to our students who are experiencing food insecurity or may need supplemental food options or personal care items such as shampoo, soap, hats, or gloves. Stop by for some nutritious food and snacks.

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 Machese, Administrator/ Advisor- phone 570-740-0246 * email:
Diana Reeder, Secretary-main office phone 570-740-0290 * email:
Julie Keim, Secretary-main office phone 570-740-0290 * email:
Jean Greco, Nursing Secretary-phone: 570-740-0282 * email:

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* * * Center Announcements * * *

Tuesday, June 20th Summer Movie Showing--Jaws
When a killer shark unleashes chaos on a beach community off Cape Cod, it's up to a local sheriff, a marine biologist, and an old seafarer to hunt the beast ...Join us Tuesday, June 20th at 2:00 pm for popcorn and a movie at LCCC: NRC.
Placement TEST DATES-June 2023
Placement test dates at LCCC: Northumberland Regional Center

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


Thursday June 1 - 11:00 AM

Tuesday June 13 - 11:00 AM

Tuesday June 20 - 4:30 PM

Thursday June 22 - 1 PM

Tuesday, June 22 ONLINE 11:00 AM

Thursday July 6 - 10 AM & 1 PM

Tuesday July 11 - 10 AM

Wednesday July 12 - 1 PM

Thursday July 13 - 10 AM

More dates to be added soon.

Blazing Your Trail To College SUCCESS! Adventure Awaits at LCCC: NRC!
Join us for New Student Orientation this August!

* Wednesday August 9: 1:00 PM or * Wednesday August 9: 4:00 PM

* Lights, Camera, Action!

Orientation will start with student photo IDs. After photos, students will have the opportunity to explore the many programs and classes available at LCCC, learn about the College's history, policies, procedures and support services.

* Money Talks! During orientation, students will also learn about the Financial Aid Process and what scholarships are available.

* You've Got Mail!

Next, students will set up their LCCC student email and Self-Service Accounts.

* After the informational program, students will participate in a short inspirational Blazing Your Trail to College Success presentation which includes hands on activities, tips, prizes, and College swag.

Orientation will end with a tour of the Center and a quick stop at the Selfie Station.

Call 570.740.0290 to reserve your seat!