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The surge in Covid-19 cases in Lane County has prompted Lane Community College to move to mostly remote classes this fall. The announcement came Tuesday.

  

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Lane Community College employees, students, and staff will return to a fully vaccinated campus this fall. Board members voted unanimously to require COVID-19 vaccines Wednesday.

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On July 5, Clatsop Community College (CCC) instructor Fernando Rojas started his journey cycling across Oregon to fundraise for CCC students.

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Four seats will be decided in the upcoming elections on May 18th for the Lane Community College Board. 

    

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Lane County Public Health reports having a “slow down” with scheduling for the COVID-19 vax clinic at Lane Community College this weekend. The clinic will administer Pfizer doses and is directed toward 16 and 17 year olds who just became eligible for the shot.

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A former Lane Community College building could find new life as a first-of-its kind affordable housing site in downtown Eugene. 

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Lane Community College’s Board of Education approved tuition rates for the 2021-22 academic year at its Wednesday meeting. The overall cost to most students won’t increase from what they paid in 2020-21, aside from a possible emergency fee in the event state funding isn’t enough.

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Holli Johnson was appointed to the Lane Community College Board of Education this week. She was chosen by unanimous vote by the board to fill the Zone 1 seat.

  

The members of Lane Chamber Choir have never met face-to-face. The pandemic has forced the Lane Community College students to sing to a computer screen. A recent performance pays tribute to an ensemble determined to sing together-- however they can. 

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Former KLCC General Manager Jim Dunne has died. He was 96-years-old. 

  

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The latest annual Clery report is out for Lane Community College. The data shows a decrease for hate crimes and stalking on the main campus in Eugene.

 

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The City of Eugene is seeking proposals for a mixed-income housing development at 11th and Willamette. The former Lane Community College Building there has been vacant for seven years.

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A recent gift to the Lane Community College Nursing Scholarship Endowment will help more students stay in school, graduate and become nurses in their communities.

City of Eugene

The City of Eugene is moving. Well, it’s moving most of its offices to the Lane Community College downtown campus. The Mary Spilde Center will serve as an interim City Hall. 


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A virtual celebration is being held at noon this Monday, to mark Lane Community College’s inaugural observance of Indigenous People’s Day. 

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A firefighter and Lane Community College instructor has been helping out with the Holiday Farm Fire.  As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, Solomon Singer’s drone has made a difference.

Class of 2020 moves on without the usual milestones

Sep 24, 2020

The high school class of 2020 didn’t get the usual milestones. Graduations were canceled. Student athletes couldn’t play out their final seasons. Now, some of these young people start college amid continued uncertainty while battling the dread of online learning.

Former high school basketball star Dapri Miller doesn’t tend to dwell on the bad stuff, though.

“Just like my mom, grandma and grandpa always told me: ‘Not everything’s about you, just keep going, keep moving,’” said the 18-year-old Madras High School graduate.

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Student veterans at 14 Oregon public colleges will get support for transitioning to higher education. 

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Since Governor Kate Brown approved Lane County’s first reopening phase, schools are figuring out how soon they can put students back in the classroom. For some Lane Community College students, they may be back on campus beginning next week. 

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On Tuesday, Lane County voters approved a Lane Community College bond measure. Now, the funds will be used to repair buildings and expand their programs.

LCC Bond Measure Could Mean Less Tuition Increases

May 11, 2020
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For Lane County residents, next Tuesday’s election will include voting on a Lane Community College bond measure.

The almost $122 million project would upgrade the college’s facilities, and ultimately expand their programs.

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On May 19, Lane County residents will vote on a Lane Community College bond measure—a $121.5 million project to upgrade the college’s facilities and programs.

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As the COVID-19 pandemic ramped into high gear, Oregon hospitals and health facilities came to a troubling realization. There is a shortage of frontline workers trained in sanitation and disinfection. In response, Lane Community College is launching a program to rapidly certify people as Environmental Services Aides.

Photo provided by Joan Ashim, LCC.

While the pandemic has disrupted services for the poor and hungry, a collaboration between Lane Community College and the Eugene Mission is making use of more than a ton of donated food.

LCC Approves Outline for Bond Oversight Committee

Apr 19, 2020
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On Wednesday, Lane Community College held a virtual board meeting to discuss their bond measure to improve LCC facilities. Now, the board is finalizing steps before the May primary.

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Lane Community College is coping with decreased enrollment and reductions in revenue due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. During the LCC education board meeting, Wednesday, members discussed the future of the college and financial impacts from COVID-19.

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In order to prevent the spread of coronavirus, Lane Community College will have online classes for the entire spring term.  But that decision comes with financial consequences—including hundreds of layoffs.

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Improvements to sustainability efforts at Lane Community College could involve students searching for bird carcasses around the campus.

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Supporters kicked off their campaign for a $121 million Lane Community College bond Tuesday.

Rachael McDonald

Lane Community College will ask voters to help pay for improvements to safety and technical facilities on its campuses with a $145 million bond on the May 2020 ballot.

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