Monthly Archives: October 2014

National Food Vendors to Debut in LCC’s new Food Court this November

Beginning in November, students, staff and visitors can enjoy hot breakfast, lunch and dinner options in the renovated Gannon Building food court known as “The Commons.” National vendors like Einstein Bros. Bagels, Subway, and Pizza Hut Express will debut on staggered schedules in November, with Einstein Bagels slated to open first on November 3. Specialty food stations managed by the Michigan-based Continental Services will follow in early winter, and feature handcrafted grill items, custom salads, grab-and-go options and snacks, flavored ices, and a global cuisine area for the adventurous palate.

To view hours of operation and online menus, please visit


Fifth Annual Veteran’s Memorial Induction Ceremony

On this Veterans Day, we will induct four new Veterans into the Lansing Community College Veteran’s Memorial. Please join us for this special ceremony to honor their commitment of service to their country and community.

When: Tuesday, November 11, 2014 @ Noon

Where: Health & Human Services Building – Fred Abood Rotunda, LCC Downtown Campus

A reception will take place immediately following the induction ceremony.

We hope to see you there!

Register for the Speakers’ Series Today!


The next experience #starpower Speakers’ Series is Friday, November 14 and registration is now open! Our visiting speaker is Lyndsey Fennelly. As a motivational speaker, Lyndsey works with companies on enhancing their internal communication, daily processes, and refining their culture. Join us to learn techniques on maximizing each day to make ourselves and the people around us better.

For more information, or to register for the event, please visit

Open Reception for Trustee Smith & Benita Duncan

There will be a special reception prior to Monday’s Board of Trustees Meeting to honor Trustee Robin Smith and Benita Duncan.

  • Trustee Smith is the new Association of Community College Trustees Board Chair
  • Benita received ACCT’s Professional Board Staff Award – Central Region

Please join us in congratulating Trustee Smith and Benita!

Monday, October 27


LCC Administration Building – Board Room

Hors d’oeuvres will be served

Note: The LCC Board Meeting will begin following the reception.

Recycle Your Reads! Donate to the Big Book Bash

The Library’s annual used materials sale, the Big Book Bash, is quickly approaching. Taking place November 8-15, this year’s Book Bash will feature more than 6,000 gently used books, CDs, DVDs, games, and software–all for just $1 each! All proceeds from the Big Book Bash benefit the Library Program Fund.

We rely heavily on donations from LCC employees to make our sale successful. With the help of your donations, proceeds from the Big Book Bash support student learning through innovative and enhanced library services. We’re happy to say that employee donations to the 2013 Book Bash helped more than 31,000 Library users benefit from expanded textbook lending and support during finals weeks such as therapy animals, food and drink, and other low stress activities.

Take a minute to recycle your reads, move those movies, and give some games in support of LCC students! We accept gently used books, movies, music, games, and software. Use our Main Campus Donation Pick-up service to arrange for pick up from your main campus office or vehicle. Call 517-483-1647 and our amazing student staff will cart your items away. Donation pick-up is available until November 4th at 5 p.m.

As a special thank you, LCC employees are eligible to receive one free ticket to our exclusive Big Book Bash Pre-sale. Be sure to reserve your ticket today!

Contact Victoria Meadows at 517.483.1648 with questions about the Big Book Bash.

National Save for Retirement Week 2014

The Office of Retirement Services (ORS) has announced that this week is National Save for Retirement Week. They will be sharing information and answering questions, and have invited all employees to join them locally:

  • 10/23: LANSING — Capitol Commons Center, Lower Level Conference Rooms A/B/C/D, 400 S. Pine St., Lansing, MI 48913

They will be available between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to answer any questions you may have about either Defined Benefit or Defined Contribution Plans. There will be a short presentation at the bottom of each hour with the rest of the time for Q & A. Bring your password if you’d like access your account with an ORS or Voya representative.

National Save for Retirement Week is a great reminder to review your retirement goals. Should you increase your contribution amount? Are you on target to retire when you’ve h

Mary Stroebel

Human Resources Director

Total Compensation, Employment, HR Systems

Lansing Community College

Office: (517) 483-1875

Cell: (517) 582-5010

Fax: (517) 483-1883



Science & Math Elementary Exploration!

It’s that time of year again!

Lansing Community College is proud to host the annual Science & Math Elementary Exploration (SMEE) event, presented by LCC programs and partnering community organizations.

Who: Open to all elementary age children, K-6

What: SMEE is a day for children to visit LCC’s campus and experience hands-on science and math activities. All events are non-competitive with an emphasis on learning. Activities offered range from eye dissection to making and learning about spirals!

When: Saturday, November 8 from 8:30am – noon

Where: Lansing Community College Arts & Sciences (A&S) Building at the downtown campus, 419 N. Washington Sq.

Why: Because science and math are FUN, of course!

Get more info and register now by clicking here. Groups of five or more are encouraged to register before October 25.

Questions about SMEE? Call 517-483-1092 or email

Free Self Defense for Women Class

This program brings women together in an effort to prevent victimization and increase awareness of protection strategies. This fun and informative class is designed to increase confidence and reduce fear.  The class will examine and practice simple, effective techniques which can be adapted into the life experience of any woman. Women of all ages, sizes and fitness levels can do these techniques. Friends and family members are welcome to join the class with you. Daughters or granddaughters should be at least 10 years old and must be accompanied by parent and/or guardian.

When: Saturday, Oct. 25, from 9am-3pm (lunch on your own 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.)

Where: Gannon building gym


Rodney Bahl (LCC PD)

Kristy Rodgers (LCC PD)

Leanne Lafay (Physical Plant)

Reservations: Please contact Rodney Bahl at 517-483-1825 or at or Kristy Rodgers at The class is limited to 25 students.