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.

Congressional Candidates Debate at LCC on October 27

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


Lower Columbia College Summer 2022 Honors List

Summer 2022 Honors List

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.

All-in-One Registration Event on August 31, 11am-7pm

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


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).

LCC Nursing Program Accreditation Review

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.

Mark McCrady Named 2022 LCC Alumnus of the Year

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 Spring 2022 Honors List

Spring 2022 Honors List

Lower Columbia College Spring 2022 Honors List

Lower Columbia College | Jul 19, 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.

Marc Silva appointed LCC Board of Trustee

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


Lower Columbia College Winter 2022 Honors List

Winter Quarter LCC 2022 Honors List

Winter Quarter Lower Columbia College 2022 Honors List.

Lower Columbia College | Mar 24, 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.

Brittany Lovely Named 2022 Transforming Lives Award Winner

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


2021

There has never been a better time to enter the skills trades - here's why.

Why you should consider a career in the skilled trades

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


The Lower Columbia College Fighting Smelt Speech & Debate Team finished their 2020-2021 IPDA debate season competing at the 2021 IPDA National Tournament.

Lower Columbia College Honored with National Debate Awards

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


“The Art of Persuasion, Beautiful and Just”: LCC Speech & Debate Finds Success Among One of the Largest National Tournaments in the Country.

LCC Student Wins National Debate Championship

“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 team was honored as the top community college at the Eddy Shell Invitational debate tournament

Success for LCC Speech & Debate at Consecutive Tournaments

The team was honored as the top community college at the Eddy Shell Invitational debate tournament

College Relations | Mar 01, 2021


The Fighting Smelt Speech & Debate Team took third place in overall team sweepstakes out of 23 competing colleges

LCC Speech & Debate Triumph at Southern California Tournament

The Fighting Smelt Speech & Debate Team took third place in overall team sweepstakes out of 23 competing colleges

College Relations | Feb 07, 2021


2020

The final projects of the LCC Fall Drama Season will be released this Friday at 5 pm.

LCC Drama Releases Final Fall 2020 Projects Friday

The final projects of the LCC Fall Drama Season will be released this Friday at 5 pm.

College Relations | Dec 02, 2020


The Lower Columbia College Fighting Smelt Speech & Debate Team competed at the 90th Annual Mahaffey Memorial Tournament.

LCC Speech & Debate Wins Prestigious Awards at Linfield University

The Lower Columbia College Fighting Smelt Speech & Debate Team competed at the 90th Annual Mahaffey Memorial Tournament.

College Relations | Nov 16, 2020


The Fighting Smelt Speech & Debate Team began the Northwest Forensics Conference (NFC) season last weekend.

LCC Speech & Debate Convincingly Opens Virtual Conference Season

The Fighting Smelt Speech & Debate Team began the Northwest Forensics Conference (NFC) season last weekend.

College Relations | Oct 12, 2020


The team began their competition season with promising results at the Fran Tanner Open tournament.

LCC Speech & Debate Begins Virtual Season

The team began their competition season with promising results at the Fran Tanner Open tournament.

College Relations | Sep 28, 2020


Admissions building: open Tuesdays from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm and Thursdays from 1:00 - 5:00 pm for drop-ins.

The following services are available on the LCC campus beginning July 13

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 recognition of this challenging time and the loss of an important celebration, LCC is dedicating a commemorative bench to the Class of 2020.

Honoring the Class of 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


It is imperative that we promote our shared values of integrity, respect, collaboration, cooperation and inclusion.

A letter from President Bailey to the Campus Community

It is imperative that we promote our shared values of integrity, respect, collaboration, cooperation and inclusion.

College Relations | Jun 05, 2020


The team won the 2-year college division and earned the most overall sweepstakes points at the Earl Wells Memorial Speakeasy.

Decisive Win for LCC Speech & Debate at Oregon State University

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 LCC team won 2nd place in Division II Sweepstakes at the Fred Scheller Invitational hosted by Pacific University.

LCC Speech & Debate Earns Tournament, Conference Awards

The LCC team won 2nd place in Division II Sweepstakes at the Fred Scheller Invitational hosted by Pacific University.

College Relations | Jan 27, 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.

Four individuals and a team to be inducted into LCC Athletics Hall of Fame

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.

John Fitzpatrick Named 2020 Transforming Lives Award Winner

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.

LCC Foundation Names Joe Fischer 2019-20 Benefactor of the Year

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.

Join Us for a Pop-In and Apply Application Event January 16

LCC advisors and university admissions counselors will host an application event to support students.

College Relations | Jan 12, 2020


2019

The Fighting Smelt Speech & Debate Team hosted and competed at the 47th Annual Michael Dugaw Smelt Classic on December 7 and 8.

Fighting Smelt Finish Fall Quarter with a Bang

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


The Fighting Smelt won second place in Division III Sweepstakes at the 89th Annual Mahaffey Memorial Tournament.

LCC Speech & Debate Earns Division III Honors at Linfield College

The Fighting Smelt won second place in Division III Sweepstakes at the 89th Annual Mahaffey Memorial Tournament.

College Relations | Nov 12, 2019


Athletic success and academic achievement can go together. Just ask the Lower Columbia College Red Devils.

Lower Columbia College Makes History with Dual NWAC Awards

Athletic success and academic achievement can go together. Just ask the Lower Columbia College Red Devils.

College Relations | Nov 06, 2019


The Fighting Smelt won 2nd place in overall team sweepstakes at the McPherson Classic Tournament hosted by Whitworth University.

Speech & Debate Team Wins Sweepstakes at Whitworth University

The Fighting Smelt won 2nd place in overall team sweepstakes at the McPherson Classic Tournament hosted by Whitworth University.

College Relations | Oct 29, 2019


The Lower Columbia College Fighting Smelt Speech & Debate Team began their competition season with a strong result.

LCC Speech & Debate Team Starts Promising Season

The Lower Columbia College Fighting Smelt Speech & Debate Team began their competition season with a strong result.

College Relations | Sep 30, 2019


Join us for a lecture, discussion, and book signing centered on Ford’s new book, Think Black. October 3 at 6:00 pm in HSB 101.

Author Clyde W. Ford to Present at LCC Thursday, October 3

Join us for a lecture, discussion, and book signing centered on Ford’s new book, Think Black. October 3 at 6:00 pm in HSB 101.

College Relations | Sep 26, 2019


LCC and the LCC Foundation are pleased to announce that the LCC Gym & Fitness Center is now the Stoller Athletic Center.

New Name for Lower Columbia College Gym & Fitness Center

LCC and the LCC Foundation are pleased to announce that the LCC Gym & Fitness Center is now the Stoller Athletic Center.

College Relations | Sep 13, 2019


Dr. Karen Fortuna, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, credits starting at LCC with her success in community-engaged research.

Lower Columbia College Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Karen Fortuna

Dr. Karen Fortuna, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, credits starting at LCC with her success in community-engaged research.

College Relations | Aug 15, 2019


Alan Thompson, the former Chief Clerk of the House and legislator, died July 27, 2019, in Olympia. He was 92.

Senator Alan Thompson, Library’s Namesake, Passes Away at 92

Alan Thompson, the former Chief Clerk of the House and legislator, died July 27, 2019, in Olympia. He was 92.

College Relations | Jul 29, 2019


Ayesha Ahmed of Cathlamet has been named to the Northwest Forensics Conference’s (NFC) Division III All-Conference Team.

LCC’s Ayesha Ahmed Makes ’18-’19 NFC All-Conference Team

Ayesha Ahmed of Cathlamet has been named to the Northwest Forensics Conference’s (NFC) Division III All-Conference Team.

Rachel Purcell | Jul 25, 2019


Lower Columbia College is pleased to announce the selection of Dick Peters as the 2019 LCC Alumnus of the Year.

Mr. Richard (Dick) Peters Named 2019 LCC Alumnus of the Year

Lower Columbia College is pleased to announce the selection of Dick Peters as the 2019 LCC Alumnus of the Year.

LCC Foundation | Jul 23, 2019


LCC’s 83rd annual Commencement will take place on Friday, June 21 at 6:30 p.m. at Kelso High School’s Schroeder Field.

Announcing the 2019 LCC Commencement Ceremony

LCC’s 83rd annual Commencement will take place on Friday, June 21 at 6:30 p.m. at Kelso High School’s Schroeder Field.

College Relations | Jun 13, 2019


Join us for Lawetlat'la (a.k.a. Mount St. Helens) Day. May 16 from 11:30 am to 4:00 pm in the LCC Student Center Cafeteria.

Lawetlat'la Day and the 2nd Annual Volcano Conference

Join us for Lawetlat'la (a.k.a. Mount St. Helens) Day. May 16 from 11:30 am to 4:00 pm in the LCC Student Center Cafeteria.

College Relations | May 09, 2019


Get cash for college! We'll help you with your FAFSA/WASFA applications. There will be pizza, prizes, and free childcare (ages 1-10).

Join Us for Financial Aid Night, May 16. Free Pizza & Prizes!

Get cash for college! We'll help you with your FAFSA/WASFA applications. There will be pizza, prizes, and free childcare (ages 1-10).

College Relations | Apr 25, 2019


The Lower Columbia College Fighting Smelt Speech and Debate Team earned several awards and other honors at Phi Rho Pi Nationals in Reno, NV.

LCC Speech and Debate Takes Home Awards from National Tournament

The Lower Columbia College Fighting Smelt Speech and Debate Team earned several awards and other honors at Phi Rho Pi Nationals in Reno, NV.

College Relations | Apr 15, 2019


See the colleges and universities that will be at the Spring Transfer Fair and explore your transfer options.

Check Out the Spring Transfer Fair, April 24

See the colleges and universities that will be at the Spring Transfer Fair and explore your transfer options.

College Relations | Apr 10, 2019


Lower Columbia College students Samantha Cohen and Jenna Lafontaine will be honored for their commitment to success in the classroom and their communities.

Meet the 2019 All-Washington Academic Team

Lower Columbia College students Samantha Cohen and Jenna Lafontaine will be honored for their commitment to success in the classroom and their communities.

College Relations | Mar 12, 2019


The Lower Columbia College Fighting Smelt Speech Team ended the regional competition season on Saturday with many strong individual results.

LCC Speech Team Finishes Regular Season Strong

The Lower Columbia College Fighting Smelt Speech Team ended the regional competition season on Saturday with many strong individual results.

College Relations | Mar 05, 2019


Oscar Wilde’s much-loved comedy sparkles with brilliant wordplay and unlikely situations. A “trivial comedy for serious people.”

LCC Drama Department Presents The Importance of Being Earnest

Oscar Wilde’s much-loved comedy sparkles with brilliant wordplay and unlikely situations. A “trivial comedy for serious people.”

College Relations | Feb 28, 2019


Lower Columbia College (LCC) is pleased to announce that it will offer a Bachelor of Applied Science in Teacher Education (BAS-TE) beginning in fall 2019. This is the first degree for LCC at the applied bachelor’s degree level.

Lower Columbia College to Offer Bachelor of Applied Science in Teacher Education

Lower Columbia College (LCC) is pleased to announce that it will offer a Bachelor of Applied Science in Teacher Education (BAS-TE) beginning in fall 2019. This is the first degree for LCC at the applied bachelor’s degree level.

College Relations | Feb 20, 2019


Explore transfer options, career paths, degrees, certificates, and more at the Career Exploration and Transfer Fair on February 27.

Check out the Career Exploration & Transfer Fair on February 27

Explore transfer options, career paths, degrees, certificates, and more at the Career Exploration and Transfer Fair on February 27.

College Relations | Feb 12, 2019


Whether you're planning to transfer in 2019 or you have questions about the process, we're here to help!

Get Help Filling out Your College Applications in the University Center

Whether you're planning to transfer in 2019 or you have questions about the process, we're here to help!

College Relations | Feb 07, 2019


The LCC Fighting Smelt Speech and Debate Team finished the Northwest Forensics Conference (NFC) season in second place.

LCC Speech & Debate Takes 2nd Place Conference Honors

The LCC Fighting Smelt Speech and Debate Team finished the Northwest Forensics Conference (NFC) season in second place.

College Relations | Jan 29, 2019


Versatility and longtime loyalty will be the theme of the night when six people are inducted into the LCC Athletics Hall of Fame.

Six Red Devils to be Inducted into the LCC Athletics Hall of Fame

Versatility and longtime loyalty will be the theme of the night when six people are inducted into the LCC Athletics Hall of Fame.

College Relations | Jan 22, 2019


Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury and Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, both offered February 26 in HSB 101.

Veterans Services Offering Two Free Seminars February 26

Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury and Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, both offered February 26 in HSB 101.

College Relations | Jan 16, 2019


The LCC Foundation Board of Directors is pleased to honor Delores for more than 26 years of giving.

LCC Foundation Names Delores Rodman 2018-19 Benefactor of the Year

The LCC Foundation Board of Directors is pleased to honor Delores for more than 26 years of giving.

College Relations | Jan 07, 2019


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