News About Lower Columbia College

Woodland transportation company strives to leave no soldier behind

More than 210,000 Iraq and Afghanistan veterans are looking for work nationally, but one local company hopes to put a dent in that number by placing a priority on hiring former service members..

The Daily News | March 21, 2017

Your gift could change a life

If you could chart a course for the future of this community, what would it look like?..

The Daily News | March 19, 2017

Student Success Fund provides an extra boost for LCC students

If it weren’t for Lower Columbia College’s Student Success Fund, it would have been difficult, if not impossible, for students Kayla Curtis and Scott Houston to finish their degrees...

The Daily News | March 19, 2017

Raul Arellano and Andrew Jaspers selected for 2017 All-Washington Academic Team.

Lower Columbia College is pleased to announced the selection of two students to represent Lower Columbia College on the 2017 All-Washington Academic Team...

College Relations | March 16, 2017

Students take a break from "ruff" finals with therapy dogs

LCC's Learning Commons had two unusual visitors recently. Certified therapy dogs Cody and Ella helped students relieve finals week stress!..

The Daily News | March 14, 2017

How can Cowlitz County create more jobs?

Changes in the rural Southwest Washington economy over the last four decades means the community must chart a new course to prosperity...

The Daily News | March 11, 2017

LCC winter play presents historical, cultural lessons through comedy

December 1939: Hitler has recently conquered Poland and the “Gone with the Wind” premiere has turned the city of Atlanta into one giant party....

The Daily News | February 22, 2017

LCC professors take on new political atmosphere

Last year, when they taught a class about political activism and how to express it in art and writing, Lower Columbia College instructors Michael Kohlmeier and Amber Lemiere hit an ironic roadblock: Students were too apathetic to study a portion of the class that discussed apathy....

The Daily News | February 18, 2017

Economic Impact Study, Washington State Board of Community & Technical Colleges

Each year, Washington's 34 community and technical colleges, their students and their former students add $20.5 billion to the state's economy....

SBCTC | February 14, 2017

LCC group performs 'The Vagina Monologues' Feb. 4

On Friday afternoon in Lower Columbia College's Wollenberg Auditorium, around 20 students, staff, faculty and community members were there to talk about vaginas....

The Daily News | February 1, 2017

Turf project restores LCC's Story Field to all-star condition

Eddie Smith is a happy coach now that he doesn't drive the 150-mile round trip to Lacey daily for practices with his Lower Columbia College baseball team....

The Daily News | January 29, 2017

LCC Hall of Fame to Induct Three Athletic Standouts and Former AD

Mickey Brusco (Class of 1976), Mike McNeilly (Class of 1970), Bill Stoller (Class of 1971), and form athletic director Carol Carlson (1987-2011), will be honored....

The Daily News | January 28, 2017

Local Head Start gets grant of almost $5 million to help comply with federal requirements

A $4.7 million federal grant will expand the Lower Columbia College Head Start program....

The Daily News| January 25, 2017

Northwest Voices event to feature Poet Tod Marshall

Lower Columbia College has announced that Tod Marshall will be featured at the January 25 Northwest Voices event in Longview....

The Wahkiakum County Eagle | January 19, 2017

Lower Columbia College 2016 fall quarter honor roll

The Lower Columbia College president's and dean's lists for the 2016 fall quarter have been announced....

The Daily News | December 30, 2016

Lower Columbia College student government project lights up the holidays

While it was dark and cold out on the streets of North Kelso Tuesday, Christmas cheer warmed the home of Ron and Sierra Olsen....

The Daily News | December 23, 2016

Lower Columbia College to continue National Theatre Live productions through 2017

This Friday, Lower Columbia College students and community members will be able to watch Benedict Cumberbatch take on the role of Shakespeare’s best known tragic hero, Hamlet, at London’s Barbican Centre....

The Daily News | December 7, 2016

JH Kelly Named 2016-17 Foundation Benefactor of the Year

Benefactor honorees have a history of providing charitable financial support to the foundation, and/or significant volunteer service to the college....

College Relations | November 29, 2016

Adelina Delao Named 2017 Transforming Lives Award Winner

Facing incredible odds, Adelina made up her mind to break the cycle of poverty, negativity and defeat in her life, and find her way out of the darkness....

College Relations | November 28, 2016

Health & Science Building and Gym & Fitness Center win Excellence in Masonry Awards

Campus buildings win honor and merit awards in higher education catagory for outstanding architectural design in masonry....

College Relations | November 18, 2016

Lower Columbia College reviews quarterly budget, approves next round of security expenditures

Inspired by the Umpqua Community College shooting that occurred last October, LCC administrators came up with a laundry list of necessary upgrades to increase campus security....

The Daily News | November 17, 2016

US Senator Patty Murray supports education with visit to Head Start

Murray visited Longview Head Start's new Memorial Park location, met staff and teachers, and read a story...

The Daily News | October 26, 2016

Kalama Volleyball Trio Reunites at LCC

A shared love of volleyball and the desire to recapture a sense of belonging was the driving force behind the trio's reunification at LCC...

College Relations | October 21, 2016

Woodland woman joins LCC governing board

Gov. Jay Inslee has appointed Woodland-area real estate broker Heather Mansy to serve on Lower Columbia College's five-member Board of Trustees, the college's governing body...

The Daily News | October 10, 2016

Trips to Haiti, Tanzania Reshape LCC Grad's Education and Career Plans

Alina's experiences on humanitarian aid trips to Haiti and Tanzania helped reshape her career path from business to medicine...

College Relations | October 10, 2016

LCC Summer Quarter Honor Roll

The Lower Columbia College president's and dean's lists for the 2016 summer quarter have been announced...

The Daily News | September 20, 2016

LCC opens its doors to former ITT Technical Institute students

Local students left in the lurch following the closure of ITT Technical Institute are encouraged to contact LCC for information on how to continue their education...

The Daily News | September 19, 2016

Community Partners Pitch in to Restore Story Field

Decades of collaboration have helped turn the baseball field into a hub of activity, community support and historical interest...

College Relations | September 14, 2016

LCC honors TDN for Students in Need fund drive

Lower Columbia College Saturday awarded The Daily News with its first-ever Community Partner of the Year Award for the newspaper's "Students in Need" campaign to help students stay in school...

The Daily News | September 12, 2016

LCC trustees approve funds to repair Story Field

The Lower Columbia College Board of Trustees Monday agreed to loan $475,000 to the athletic department to replace the artificial infield turf at David Story Field...

The Daily News | August 30, 2016

Thomas Hansen Named 2016 Alumni of the Year

In a career spanning more than four decades, Hansen left an indelible mark on the world of collegiate athletics...

College Relations | August 4, 2016

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