Monthly Archives: November 2014

Holiday Families Project

We, in the Women’s Resource/Returning Adult Program, are beginning to collect money, gifts and gift cards for LCC students for our Holiday Families.  If you or your department is interested in sponsoring a family this season, please contact the WR/RAP.  We would like to distribute all gifts by December 23.  Thanks!

Lisa Haston, Ph.D.
Interim Coordinator
Women’s Resource/Returning Adult Program
Lansing Community College
Lansing MI  48901

Subway Gift Card Giveaway!

Attending Silver Bells in the City this Friday? Snap a photo of the LCC float in the parade for a chance to win a $10 gift certificate to Subway!

How to play:

1)      Take a photo of the LCC float during the 30th Annual Silver Bells in the City parade. The celebration will take place on Friday, November 21 from 5-9 p.m. in downtown Lansing.

2)      Upload and share your photo on Instagram using #LCCArt. Or, upload and share your photo on Twitter, “tweeting” @LCCStars and using #LCCArt.

Our social media team will select three winners on Monday, November 24, and announce them on LCC’s main Facebook and Twitter accounts. Winning entries will also be featured on the LCC Facebook and Twitter feeds. Questions? Contact DevonBradley at or extension 1426.

LCC – Behind the Scenes: Financial Aid Overview Presentation

Join us for an overview of the financial aid process. Financial aid plays a large role in academic success, and the department strives daily to give students the best possible service. We will review steps in the process from the perspective of students and staff, and deliver guidance on helping students overcome financial obstacles to attain a degree. In addition, we will take an inside look at how the financial aid office has leveraged technology to improve processing times and standards, that work well with the new StarZone service model.

Session Date:  Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Location:  TLC 127

Time:  10:30 – 11:30 am

Please Register Here

We will hold future LCC – Behind the Scenes sessions on a regular basis.  Join us to see what great things are going on all across LCC!

Questions? Please contact Randall Jobski at or x1760.

Please obtain your supervisor’s approval to attend this session, as required.


Gannon Commons Update!

Beginning on November 24, Subway–one of the fastest growing franchises in the world, will open alongside Einstein Bros. Bagels in the renovated Gannon Building food court known as “The Commons.” Subway is the place for deli-style eats, but will also serve breakfast sandwiches, salads, and flat-bread pizzas. Subway will be open Monday-Thursday from 7a.m.-7p.m. and Friday 7a.m.-2p.m.

Pizza Hut Express and specialty food stations by Michigan-based Continental Services are still slated to debut in January. For more information or to view menus, please visit

Student Employee Workshop Invitation

LCC Student Employees are cordially invited to a free workshop with Leadership trainer/coach Jack Pyle, “Selling yourself for Life Success as Leaders.” Friday, November 21, 2014,  12:30 – 3:00 pm includes lunch, location GB 326.  Reservation required by noon Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014. Please rsvp by calling 517-483-5323 or email

Prior to attending, student employees must get approval from their immediate supervisor.  Supervisors must approve planned attendance to ensure there is no work schedule conflict and/or lack of office coverage; they also have the discretion to determine whether your participation in the leadership training will be compensated.  Again, please check with your supervisor if there is any uncertainty about whether your attendance will be approved and compensated. 

Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment Assistance

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LCC has engaged the services of Gallagher Benefits to assist our employees, students, and community members with reviewing options available through the Healthcare Exchange Marketplace offered as part of the Affordable Care Act.  Open enrollment in coverage for 2015 begins on November 15, 2014.

Gallagher Benefits will be offering onsite assistance at the following dates and times: 

  • Monday November 17th  10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Room 244 of the Gannon Building   (near the Gannon Food Commons)
  • Tuesday November 18th  10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Room 244 of the Gannon Building (near the Gannon Food Commons)

 Assistance will be provided with the following:

  • Choosing a carrier (Gallagher does not have a contract with any one carrier and can enroll in all carriers)
  • Understanding and choosing a plan design- or metal level (Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze, Catastrophic)
  • Establishing premium cost, explaining the deductible, out of pocket costs, Rx costs, etc. and providing information on what this means to the applicant
  • Completing your enrollment online
  • Assisting and answering questions after enrollment if you need additional support above what is being provided by the chosen carrier (if you would like to name Gallagher as your agent for your coverage)

A brief (18 minute) but very informative webinar has been prepared to help you understand the basics of coverage as well as information you will want to have available to complete enrollment.  You can access this webinar here:

 If you are not able to attend the onsite sessions but have questions about coverage or enrollment, you may contact our Gallagher Benefits staff at 248-203-0626 or by email at

Be informed and understand your options for Health Insurance Coverage.  Open enrollment for coverage through the Healthcare Exchange ends on February 15th.


Mary Stroebel

Human Resources Director

Total Compensation, Employment, HR Systems

Lansing Community College

Office: (517) 483-1875

Cell: (517) 582-5010