Latest News About Lower Columbia College


Cindy Faubion named nurse of the year

This June, Cathlamet resident Cindy Faubion was named Nurse Coordinator of the Year for Southwest Washington and Oregon by the March of Dimes...

The Wahkiakum County Eagle | July 6, 2017


Lower Columbia College 2017 spring quarter honor roll

The Lower Columbia College president’s and dean’s lists for the 2017 spring quarter have been announced...

The Daily News | July 5, 2017


Doubling Down to Save on Student Loan Debt means getting a 'Running Start'

Michael Yuen, Anthony Barrios and 106 others like them graduate from both their high school and LCC with considerable tuition savings, thanks to Washington State's Running Start program...

The Daily News | June 16, 2017


LCC's Bill Stoller has made a living finding other people jobs

Commencement Speaker has words of wisdom for Class of 2017...

The Daily News | June 12, 2017


At 16, Onalaska Boy Preparing to Pursue Third College Degree

Self Driven: Aiden Hunter, Who Started Attending College at 12, Hopes to Parlay His Fast-Tracked Education Into a Career in Engineering...

The Chronicle | June 6, 2017


Marine Corps Colonel Steven Hogg takes Retirement by Storm

After graduation, Steven's unique perspective on "retirement" will take him down yet another career path......

College Relations | June 5, 2017


Sofie Shulda Recognized for Outstanding Academic Achievement

The academic rigor of LCC’s Nursing Program is not for everyone, but Sofie Shulda makes it look relatively easy...

College Relations | June 5, 2017


Monica Vera Changes Family Dynamics

Monica Vera wasn’t sure what would happen when she came to LCC after graduating from Mark Morris in 2013...

College Relations | June 5, 2017


Maria Bueno, Mother of Two, First in Family to Attend College

Maria Bueno didn’t picture herself in college when she enrolled her daughter in LCC’s Head Start program...

College Relations | June 5, 2017


Chase Hunter Recognized for Outstanding Academic Achievement

Chase Hunter is one of four Scholastic Achievement Award winners being recognized by Lower Columbia College for exceptional academic achievement during the 2017 Commencement Ceremony...

College Relations | June 5, 2017


Andrew Jaspers Awarded Full Scholarship to WSUV

Andrew Jaspers has accrued a considerable number of awards while attending Lower Columbia College...

College Relations | June 5, 2017


International Festival rocks Lower Columbia College

The whole world was present at Lower Columbia College for one afternoon. The Ethnic Support Council hosted its 27th annual International Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. yesterday at Lower Columbia College...

The Daily News | June 3, 2017


On June 3, the world comes to Longview

The Lower Columbia College student center will come alive with music and dance from around the world from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 3, as the Ethnic Support Council puts on its 27th annual International Festival...

The Daily News | June 1, 2017


New Lower Columbia College Foundation Scholarship honors Applied Industries, Inc.

In honor of Applied Industries, Inc. Board of Directors and its founder Nadine Williams, the Lower Columbia College Foundation has announced the establishment of a $335,000 endowment...

The Wahkiakum County Eagle | May 25, 2017


LCC whiz kid found academics easy; finances a challenge

Aiden Hunter had to overcome a lot of obstacles to graduate with LCC’s Class of 2017. The aspiring mechanical engineering will attend St. Martin’s University in the fall...

The Daily News | May 14, 2017


Dr. P.J. Peterson LCC's 2017 Alumna of the Year

Lower Columbia College announced its 2017 Alumna of the Year Friday with the selection of Dr. P.J. Peterson...

The Daily News | May 5, 2017


Lower Columbia College Foundation receives $335,000 endowment

Just days after Lower Columbia College’s Student Success Fund received a large donation from a local philanthropist, the LCC Foundation Thursday announced another large contribution...

The Daily News | April 28, 2017


Local philanthropist permanently endows LCC Student Success Fund

Lower Columbia College students just got another helpful boost toward achieving their goals...

The Daily News | April 22, 2017


Lower Columbia College 2017 winter quarter honor roll

The Lower Columbia College president’s and dean’s lists for the 2017 winter quarter have been announced...

The Daily News | April 9, 2017


Declining enrollment causes Lower Columbia College to become "entrepreneurial"

Enrollment declines at Lower Columbia College have likely “bottomed out” at this point, according to President Chris Bailey...

The Daily News | April 4, 2017


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

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