News About Lower Columbia College


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


Students in Need drive raises $38,387

The five-week Students in Need drive has ended after raising $38,387 to help Lower Columbia College students stay in school...

The Daily News | July 25, 2016


LCC Spring Quarter Honor Roll

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

The Daily News | July 14, 2016


Latest LCC math class helps students overcome fears

Essential Pre-College Math is designed to take the anxiety out of required math classes many new students must take...

The Daily News | July 14, 2016


Safe, clean water for students, employees and visitors is a college priority

Water samples from across campus tested for potential lead concentrations--results show safe range....

College Relations | July 12, 2016


Announcing 'Students in Need' Charitable Campaign

Today The Daily News launched a five-week charitable effort to keep students in school who would otherwise drop out because they can’t afford it....

The Daily News | June 19, 2016


Sometimes, LCC students just need a little boost to stay in school

This winter Ginny Albright found herself unemployed just two months after resuming college. The college's Student Success Fund was able to help...

The Daily News | June 18, 2016


Three generations of Claunches have walked LCC halls

For the Claunches, it's all in the family. Anna Claunch, 18, continued the tradition when she graduated this year...

The Daily News | June 17, 2016


When Andrew graduated from Mark Morris in 2013, he wasn’t sure what he wanted to study in college

After a bit of exploration, he discovered that he enjoyed—and excelled in—math and physics. His positive experience with math led him to become a tutor at LCC...

College Relations | June 16, 2016


From construction site to classroom: Matthew Crawford finds his passion in education

A series of traumatic experiences in early childhood nearly prevented Matthew from fulfilling his destiny of becoming a teacher. An on-the job injury sustained in his 30s changed the trajectory, and ultimately led Matthew back to school...

College Relations | June 14, 2016


LCC's annual commencement taking place June 17

Lower Columbia College's 80th is commencement takes  place at 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 17 at Kelso High School's Schroeder Field...

The Daily News | June 7, 2016


International Festival in Longview showcases heritage from around the world

On Saturday afternoon, Silvia Uribe Alvarez performed her salsa at the Lower Columbia College stage wearing a black ballroom dress, silver heels and an Afro wig that sported the colors of the Colombian flag...

The Daily News | June 4, 2016


LCC textbook program saves students a bundle

Had she purchased all the math and science textbooks she needed for the last academic year, Allie Soyars would have spent about $900...

The Daily News | June 4, 2016


Katherine Allred Finds Her Place on the Stage

With the lead role in LCC's spring play and an AA-DTA degree in her hand, Katherine plans to audition for theatre programs at Central Washington and Portland ...

College Relations | June 1, 2016


WSU-V Community College President's Award Winner Announced

Running Start student Tanner Byman has been awarded a full-tuition scholarship at WSU Vancouver where he plans to study mechanical engineering....

College Relations | May 31, 2016


'Doll's House' delves into woman's conflict over strict husband and social standards

Lower Columbia College theater director Betsy Richard had plenty of good reasons to choose ;A Doll's House; for her spring production...

The Daily News | May 25, 2016


New annual LCC scholarship to honor local residents

Starting this fall, Lower Columbia College students from Southwest Washington and Northwest Oregon should keep an eye out for a new $1,000 endowment scholarship created to honor two local residents...

The Daily News | May 18, 2016


Mom and daughter graduate from LCC nursing program together

Before she started any test at nursing school, Elena Gacita often heard her mother's voice gently reminding her of any questions that could pop up...

The Daily News | April 8, 2016


LCC Winter Quarter Honor Roll

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

The Daily News | April 1, 2016


LCC receives $10,000 grant toward student assistance

Lower Columbia College announced this week that it has received $10,000 to support student scholarships and fund emergency student assistance.

The Daily News | February 27, 2016


New Woodland college scholarship aims to keep kids at home

A small group of Woodland philanthropists has launched an effort to fight the “brain drain” of young people from rural communities...

The Daily News | February 20, 2016


LCC Welding Competition Promotes the Trade

It may have looked like just another evening outside Lower Columbia College's vocational building Thursday night...

The Daily News | February 13, 2016

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