2020

LCC staff said it’s not simple luck that 21% of KHS graduates are again enrolling at the local college.

LCC's college navigator pilot program showing 'some really exciting outcomes'

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


Teachers have had to learn just as much about virtual school as students the past few months.

LCC's new teacher degree using COVID-19 to turn out prepared graduates

Teachers have had to learn just as much about virtual school as students the past few months.

The Daily News | Nov 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.

LCC's fall quarter courses starts smoothly, hybrid likely to continue for winter

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.

Kelso City Council member Mike Karnofski joins LCC Board of Trustees

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 Lower Columbia College Board of Trustees on Wednesday unanimously passed next year’s $25.3 million budget.

LCC passes $25.3 million balanced budget despite low enrollment, state funding cut

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.

Lower Columbia College lectures focus on issues facing people today

"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.

Kim O’Neill chosen LCC Alumna of the Year

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.

LCC still seeing lower enrollment due to COVID-19, but high number of applications

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.

LCC offers more hybrid courses but will remain mostly online for fall

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.

Lower Columbia College spring honor roll

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

Longtime Diesel Technology instructor Loren McNair will be missed

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

LCC planning more hybrid courses for fall quarter, careful reopening

By late July, Lower Columbia College plans to release a list of “hybrid” classes

The Daily News | Jul 11, 2020


In the future, Lower Columbia College students may spend half the week in online class and half in the classroom.

At LCC, COVID-19 showed the benefits of digital and the need for tradition

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!

LCC summer quarter Continuing Education courses announced

Courses are available in child care, vocational, digital photography, food, nutrition and health, and more!

The Wahkiakum County Eagle | Jun 18, 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.

LCC arts faculty gets creative despite COVID

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.

COVID-19 puts LCC, students in tough financial straits

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.

Virus exposes sharp economic divide: College vs. non-college

For an American workforce under continuing threat from the coronavirus, the best protection might just be a college degree.

AP | Jun 07, 2020


The Lower Columbia College athletic department made some NWAC history last school year.

LCC's Roland receives Dutch Triebwasser Award for second time

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.

Graduating nurses ready to help fight COVID-19 locally

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.

LCC's experience with online learning smooths the COVID-19 transition

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.

Lower Columbia College President's and Dean's lists

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.

Lower Columbia College will reopen essential labs

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

Community Foundation fund seeks to ease college budgets

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.

LCC will hold virtual graduation June 19

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.

Students in Need fundraising drive extended to help with exploding need

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.

LCC goes online, pushes spring quarter back due to COVID-19

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.

Engineering student Brenna Kandoll overcomes loss, wins national award

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.

LCC makes plans to provide some laptops for online learning

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.

LCC expands math class changes to help more students succeed

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.

For homeless student, Student Success Fund was a lifeline

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.

Young Voters In Washington State Swing District

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.

Japanese exchange students call experience valuable, hosts agree

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.

Welding competition gives high schools experience, exposure

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.

LCC welders to unveil their Downtown Longview sculpture

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 Lower Columbia College president’s and dean’s lists for the 2019 fall quarter have been announced.

Lower Columbia College Fall Quarter 2019 Honor Rolls

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.

'A different world': Memories of Lower Columbia College in 1935

103-year-old Charlie Ferguson remembers LCC in 1935 and being part of the first graduating class.

The Daily News | Feb 03, 2020


Students taking machining or welding classes will now pay a flat class fee instead of a fee per credit.

Students will pay a flat supplies fee for machining, welding classes

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


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