Lower Columbia College has announced that Author Sallie Tisdale will be featured at the November 16 Northwest Voices event in Longview. The event features the author's latest work, The Lie About the Truck.
The Wahkiakum County Eagle | Nov 03, 2022
Who is Courtney Shah? The answer is: The longtime Lower Columbia College instructor returning to the international game show “Jeopardy!” Thursday to take on two other high-ranking contestants in a chance to win more money.
The Daily News | Nov 01, 2022
Our very own Dr. Courtney Shah, LCC history instructor and previous Jeopardy! winner, is returning to the show to compete in the Tournament of Champions on November 3.
Jeopardy | Oct 27, 2022
Candidates for Washington's 3rd Congressional District seat will participate in a live, hour-long debate on October 27 at 6:00 p.m. in Lower Columbia College's Wollenberg Auditorium during an event hosted by Oregon Public Broadcasting’s (OPB’s) "Think Out Loud" radio program. The candidates are Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez and Republican Joe Kent.
Lower Columbia College | Oct 21, 2022
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid filing season starts Oct. 1 for the 2023-2024 school year. If you plan to attend college next year, experts say you might want to fill out the FAFSA application as close to the opening date as possible.
AP | Oct 17, 2022
The Lower Columbia College Fighting Smelt Speech & Debate Team finished 3rd place in 2-year college sweepstakes at the Steve Hunt Classic tournament hosted by Lewis & Clark College.
Wahkiakum County Eagle | Oct 13, 2022
Lower Columbia College has announced that Author, Poet and Artist Krysten Ralston will be featured at the October 18 Northwest Voices event in Longview. The event features the author’s latest work, Ink Blots.
Wahkiakum County Eagle | Oct 13, 2022
Lower Columbia College Summer 2022 Honors List
Lower Columbia College | Sep 06, 2022
Get help with advising, financial, registration, and more at the All-in-One Registration event, Aug. 31 from 11am-7pm in the Admissions Building.
College Relations | Aug 18, 2022
A fundraiser to help Lower Columbia College students overcome financial burdens and finish their degrees surpassed its goal by nearly $4,000.
The Daily News | Aug 18, 2022
The LCC Nursing Program wishes to announce that it will be hosting a site visit for continuing accreditation of its associate degree nursing program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
College Relations | Aug 03, 2022
Lower Columbia College (LCC) and the LCC Foundation are pleased to announce the selection of Mark McCrady as the 2022 Alumnus of the Year.
College Relations | Aug 02, 2022
Lower Columbia College was awarded an additional $637,202 in federal pandemic relief funds, one of only three community and technical colleges in the state to receive an award.
KXRO | Jul 25, 2022
Lower Columbia College Spring 2022 Honors List
Lower Columbia College | Jul 19, 2022
Community members are invited to Lower Columbia College (LCC) on May 18 for an interactive celebration of our local volcano. The event, which is free and open to the public, is part of LCC’s annual Earth Science’s annual celebration of the May 18, 1980 eruption of the Mt. St. Helens volcano, known as Lawetlat’la to the local Cowlitz tribe.
The Wahkiakum County Eagle | May 12, 2022
Lower Columbia College (LCC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Marc Silva to the LCC Board of Trustees. LCC Trustees are appointed by the governor.
Lower Columbia College | Mar 30, 2022
Winter Quarter Lower Columbia College 2022 Honors List.
Lower Columbia College | Mar 24, 2022
Chris Bailey, President at Lower Columbia College writes a letter to the editor about the Students in Need Fundraiser. "Lower Columbia College’s Student Success Fund is the tool our community needs to help students fulfill their dreams of careers that sustain families..."
The Daily News | Mar 24, 2022
When Brittany Lovely, 31, of Kelso met an adviser her first year at college, the recently incarcerated felon said she opened up for the first time since prison about life before her enrollment into Lower Columbia College.
The Daily News | Mar 22, 2022
The sole option at LCC’s cafeteria held a soft reopening for the coffee bar Jan. 4 with a new set of drinks from Red Leaf Organic Coffee. More meal options and varieties have rolled out in the weeks since as the eatery prepared for the rest of the school year.
The Daily News | Feb 11, 2022
The LCC Fighting Smelt Speech & Debate Team won first place in their division of the tournament and was also honored as a Division III Gold Program in the conference, which represents schools in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Utah, and Alaska.
The Wahkiakum County Eagle | Feb 07, 2022
The Washington State Association of College Trustees (ACT) created the Transforming Lives Awards program in 2012 to recognize current or former students whose lives have been transformed by pursuing higher education at a community or technical college.
Wendy Hall | Feb 02, 2022
The LCC Hall of Fame Committee recently announced the addition of six new members to the Lower Columbia College Athletics Hall of Fame and will honor their 2022 inductees during halftime of the LCC men’s game against Centralia at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
The Daily News | Jan 31, 2022
As Lower Columbia College President Chris Bailey dug through the college’s enrollment data for the current school year, he ran into a surprising number: only 28% of the college’s current students are men.
The Daily News | Jan 19, 2022
LCC is accepting applications for the Bachelor of Applied Science in Organizational Leadership and Technical Management program and the Bachelor of Applied Science in Teacher Education program for classes starting this summer.
The Daily News | Jan 05, 2022
The Lower Columbia College Foundation named the estate of former Castle Rock teacher and fire chief Donald Lansing the Benefactor of the Year for 2021-2022.
The Daily News | Jan 05, 2022
Lower Columbia College’s scholarships got a boost from the Cowlitz Indian Tribe in the form of a $50,000 donation that will double the number of Cowlitz Tribal Scholarships the school can give.
The Daily News | Dec 01, 2021
Natasha Allen was a tattoo artist before the night and weekend hours became incompatible with her family life. She needed a career that paid well and let her take care of her children
Oregon Business | Nov 24, 2021
For 10 years now, the Washington State Opportunity Scholarship has been giving students from under represented backgrounds the chance to chase their educational dreams, and Longview-born Anthony Garay is one of them.
The Daily News | Nov 24, 2021
Lower Columbia College still is seeing lower enrollment than pre-pandemic, President Chris Bailey told the board of trustees Wednesday evening. Last year, the college dropped 15.2% in full-time enrollment, and then fell another 3.4% last spring and 3.3% combined this year in the summer and fall quarters.
The Daily News | Oct 25, 2021
Out of area K-12 schools, Kalama has the highest percentage of vaccinated staff at 88%, while Lower Columbia College is reporting a 90.9% vaccination rate.
The Daily News | Oct 25, 2021
Congratulations to Lucas Myers on being named a (national) 2021 Educator of the Year by Instructure. Lucas was recognized by Instructure, the company behind Canvas, for his role in improving STEM education in the Washington CTC system.
The Daily News | Oct 06, 2021
The Lower Columbia College 2021 Summer Quarter President's and Deans' lists have been announced.
The Daily News | Oct 04, 2021
On Saturday, Sept. 11, the Longview Outdoor Gallery installed new sculptures. Board member David Pittsley and the Lower Columbia College welding department deserve special thanks for welding all the sculptures in place.
The Daily News | Oct 04, 2021
High demand, excellent pay and job security are just a few of the reasons why now is a great time to pursue a career in the skilled trades.
College Relations | Aug 06, 2021
Ed Smith’s path to higher education was “not direct by any means,” but the musician and researcher’s determination to get there is one reason he has been named the Lower Columbia College Foundation Alumni of the Year.
The Daily News | Aug 01, 2021
In response to community need, Kelso School District is adding a new course to the off-campus catalog this year: Industrial Trades Foundation, in partnership with Lower Columbia College.
The Daily News | Jul 31, 2021
Twenty LCC students will win a $500 “shot of a lifetime” scholarship through a random drawing next week.
The Daily News | Jul 14, 2021
While there’s plenty of excitement as Lower Columbia College’s first class of bachelor’s degree holders nears graduation, it’s also a little sad for the close-knit class of future teachers.
The Daily News | Jun 04, 2021
The Daily News’ sixth annual Students in Need fund drive brought in well over its $30,000 goal this year
The Daily News | May 24, 2021
Lower Columbia College announced Thursday it will offer a second bachelor’s degree program designed to train workers for management positions.
The Daily News | May 07, 2021
A new vocational building at Lower Columbia College got the first thumbs-up it needed after the state legislature funded the $3.2 million design process.
The Daily News | Apr 28, 2021
Lower Columbia College officials plan to bring more students back on campus this fall, reopen student services and bring a little in-person flair to graduation.
The Daily News | Apr 23, 2021
About 250 local business owners told Cowlitz Economic Development Council Vice President Lindsey Cope what they needed to stay open and grow.
The Daily News | Apr 22, 2021
The Lower Columbia College Fighting Smelt Speech & Debate Team finished their 2020-2021 IPDA debate season competing at the 2021 IPDA National Tournament.
College Relations | Apr 12, 2021
We’re gratified that our readers have revived their commitment to our Students In Need fund drive
The Daily News | Apr 02, 2021
“The Art of Persuasion, Beautiful and Just”: LCC Speech & Debate Finds Success Among One of the Largest National Tournaments in the Country.
College Relations | Mar 23, 2021
The 2021 graduating class will have a virtual ceremony due to current state guidelines
The Daily News | Mar 16, 2021
Sixth annual Students in Need fundraising drive to help support students
The Daily News | Mar 14, 2021
Adelina Machuca Santiago always worked hard for her education.
The Daily News | Mar 09, 2021
The team was honored as the top community college at the Eddy Shell Invitational debate tournament
College Relations | Mar 01, 2021
While Lower Columbia’s College enrollment rates are still down, the college does not anticipate needing to make any midyear cuts
The Daily News | Feb 18, 2021
Lower Columbia College is making plans for a new nearly 55,000-square-foot vocational building
The Dailey News | Feb 08, 2021
The Fighting Smelt Speech & Debate Team took third place in overall team sweepstakes out of 23 competing colleges
College Relations | Feb 07, 2021
The Lower Columbia College president’s and dean’s lists for the 2020 fall quarter have been announced.
The Daily News | Jan 23, 2021
Vanessa Davis dreams of being a chemical dependency counselor, but as a single mother, living in rural Cowlitz County
The Daily News | Jan 21, 2021
Applications for Lower Columbia College’s teaching bachelor’s degree are open again for full-time fall classes.
The Daily News | Jan 19, 2021
From 2018 through 2020, Fibre Federal Credit Union has distributed $87,000 in grants to four college foundations and eight hospital foundations.
The Daily News | Jan 18, 2021
“Get the Message” is the topic of Lower Columbia College’s 2021 Winter Community Conversations speaker series.
The Dailey News | Jan 15, 2021
Although the world, and especially K-12 education, has been turned inside out this last year
The Daily News | Jan 11, 2021
At the end of 2019, International Programs Director Marie Boisvert thought the 2020 international program was going to be the “strongest ever.”
The Daily News | Jan 08, 2021
The Lower Columbia College Foundation has named John and Cathy Natt as the 2020-21 Benefactor of the Year.
The Wahkiakum County Eagle | Jan 07, 2021
The final projects of the LCC Fall Drama Season will be released this Friday at 5 pm.
College Relations | Dec 02, 2020
LCC staff said it’s not simple luck that 21% of KHS graduates are again enrolling at the local college.
The Daily News | Nov 17, 2020
The Lower Columbia College Fighting Smelt Speech & Debate Team competed at the 90th Annual Mahaffey Memorial Tournament.
College Relations | Nov 16, 2020
Teachers have had to learn just as much about virtual school as students the past few months.
The Daily News | Nov 12, 2020
The Fighting Smelt Speech & Debate Team began the Northwest Forensics Conference (NFC) season last weekend.
College Relations | Oct 12, 2020
While the first week of fall quarter was atypical, with most students online, the increased course load of hybrid classes started without problems.
The Daily News | Oct 05, 2020
Kelso City Council member Mike Karnofski has taken on an additional role in the community by joining the LCC Board of Trustees.
The Daily News | Sep 29, 2020
The team began their competition season with promising results at the Fran Tanner Open tournament.
College Relations | Sep 28, 2020
The Lower Columbia College Board of Trustees on Wednesday unanimously passed next year’s $25.3 million budget.
The Daily News | Sep 18, 2020
"Big Ideas” is the topic of Lower Columbia College’s 2020 Fall Community Conversations speaker series.
The Daily News | Sep 17, 2020
Kim O’Neill has been selected 2020 Lower Columbia College Alumna of the Year by LCC and the Lower Columbia College Foundation.
The Daily News | Sep 08, 2020
Lower Columbia College is continuing to feel the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic with lower fall enrollment, but has begun to see an uptick in applications, college officials said.
The Daily News | Aug 27, 2020
LCC is offering 90 hybrid fall quarter classes — those that meet partially on campus and also virtually — with COVID-19 safety measures.
The Daily News | Aug 10, 2020
The Lower Columbia College spring 2020 quarter honor roll has been announced.
The Daily News | Jul 22, 2020
If you scan the books piled by Loren Paul McNair’s favorite chair the day that he died—July 1, 2020 at 77 years old
The Daily News | Jul 13, 2020
By late July, Lower Columbia College plans to release a list of “hybrid” classes
The Daily News | Jul 11, 2020
Admissions building: open Tuesdays from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm and Thursdays from 1:00 - 5:00 pm for drop-ins.
College Relations | Jul 10, 2020
In the future, Lower Columbia College students may spend half the week in online class and half in the classroom.
The Daily News | Jun 22, 2020
Courses are available in child care, vocational, digital photography, food, nutrition and health, and more!
The Wahkiakum County Eagle | Jun 18, 2020
In recognition of this challenging time and the loss of an important celebration, LCC is dedicating a commemorative bench to the Class of 2020.
College Relations | Jun 16, 2020
Lower Columbia College students and faculty have gotten creative while the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the school’s performing and visual arts classes.
The Daily News | Jun 11, 2020
Students and colleges alike are feeling the financial strain of the pandemic.
The Daily News | Jun 08, 2020
For an American workforce under continuing threat from the coronavirus, the best protection might just be a college degree.
AP | Jun 07, 2020
It is imperative that we promote our shared values of integrity, respect, collaboration, cooperation and inclusion.
College Relations | Jun 05, 2020
The Lower Columbia College athletic department made some NWAC history last school year.
The Daily News | Jun 04, 2020
Nursing students Aira Aromin and Mollie Kissinger graduate this spring and are eager to continue their careers in nursing and help fight the novel coronavirus pandemic.
The Daily News | Jun 03, 2020
When the coronavirus prompted colleges to move to remote learning, many science departments were left scrambling to adapt.
The Daily News | May 15, 2020
The Lower Columbia College president's and dean's lists for the 2020 winter quarter have been announced.
The Daily News | May 12, 2020
The labs have reopened because they are “essential training programs” allowed under Gov. Jay Inslee’s four-step plan to gradually lift social distancing restrictions.
The Daily News | May 06, 2020
The Community Foundation for Southwest Washington has provided $160,000 in grants from the Southwest Washington COVID Response Fund
The Reflector | May 04, 2020
Lower Columbia College will hold this year’s graduation ceremony virtually, college President Chris Bailey told students and staff Friday.
The Daily News | Apr 21, 2020
Student need is skyrocketing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, so TDN is extending its Students in Need fundraising drive through July.
The Daily News | Apr 15, 2020
LCC has pushed the start of spring quarter back two weeks, moved classes online and largely closed the campus to help slow the spread.
The Daily News | Apr 02, 2020
When Brenna Kandoll applied to the Coca-Cola Academic Team Scholarship in November, she was at the lowest point in her life.
The Daily News | Apr 01, 2020
Meeting virtually Wednesday, the Lower Columbia College trustees allocated $100,000 to respond to the COVID-19 breakout.
The Daily News | Mar 20, 2020
Math teaching reform is meant to help students get to college-level math classes faster and improve success rates.
The Daily News | Mar 16, 2020
Julianne Vanas credits the Student Success Fund for pulling her out of homelessness and continuing her education.
The Daily News | Mar 13, 2020
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with young voters at Lower Columbia College in Longview, Washington, ahead of Tuesday's primary.
NPR | Mar 08, 2020
An exchange program between LCC and Atomi University is part of LCC’s effort to increase its number of international students.
The Daily News | Mar 04, 2020
A vocational school from the Portland area emerged as the winner of the 13th annual high school welding competition.
The Daily News | Feb 24, 2020
At 11 am on Saturday in a public ceremony in Downtown Longview at the corner of Commerce Avenue and Vandercook Way.
The Daily News | Feb 21, 2020
The team won the 2-year college division and earned the most overall sweepstakes points at the Earl Wells Memorial Speakeasy.
College Relations | Feb 18, 2020
The Lower Columbia College president’s and dean’s lists for the 2019 fall quarter have been announced.
The Daily News | Feb 10, 2020
103-year-old Charlie Ferguson remembers LCC in 1935 and being part of the first graduating class.
The Daily News | Feb 03, 2020
The LCC team won 2nd place in Division II Sweepstakes at the Fred Scheller Invitational hosted by Pacific University.
College Relations | Jan 27, 2020
Students taking machining or welding classes will now pay a flat class fee instead of a fee per credit.
The Daily News | Jan 23, 2020
For the first time, an LCC team will be part of the proceedings joining four individuals for induction into the Athletics Hall of Fame.
College Relations | Jan 22, 2020
John’s positive attitude and determination are both evident and infectious in spite of facing ongoing challenges in life.
College Relations | Jan 21, 2020
Benefactor honorees have a history of charitable support to the foundation, and/or volunteer service to the college.
College Relations | Jan 15, 2020
LCC advisors and university admissions counselors will host an application event to support students.
College Relations | Jan 12, 2020
The state of Washington awarded $2 million to colleges Wednesday to help students struggling financially.
KATU 2 | Dec 13, 2019
Local students will soon have a new option to finish their high school education while getting job training or working toward a degree.
The Daily News | Dec 12, 2019
There’s money for you to continue your education and training beyond high school.
Medium | Dec 11, 2019
The Fighting Smelt Speech & Debate Team hosted and competed at the 47th Annual Michael Dugaw Smelt Classic on December 7 and 8.
College Relations | Dec 09, 2019
President Chris Bailey and Wako International High School principal Sugiko Yamada signed an agreement to connect Wako graduates with LCC programs.
The Daily News | Dec 02, 2019
After moving from their homes in East Africa, Kelvin Kuniara and Grace Wangeci say they are happily adjusting to life as LCC students.
The Daily News | Nov 26, 2019
Working-class families in Washington should know that doors are opening wider to their children at state colleges and universities.
The Seattle Times | Nov 13, 2019
The Fighting Smelt won second place in Division III Sweepstakes at the 89th Annual Mahaffey Memorial Tournament.
College Relations | Nov 12, 2019