Monthly Archives: July 2018

Departments and programs invited to meet with students during Campus Resource Fair

LCC departments and programs are welcome to participate in the Campus and Registered Student Organization Resource Fair during this year’s Welcome Week.

Student Life and the Center for Student Support will host the fair 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, on the Washington Square Mall (rain location will be in the Gannon Building second floor hallway). At the fair, students will learn how to make the most of their LCC experience by taking advantage of campus resources.

This is a wonderful opportunity to showcase your area! Please note, the event is designed for the department and program level, not for individual faculty or staff to promote individual classes or other activities.

Tables and chairs will be provided. To register for this event, please contact Renee VanDeventer at x1036 or vandevr@lcc.edu. Please include the number of tables and chairs requested.

Registration deadline is Friday, Aug. 17.

Join Performing Arts for annual DANCE Lansing show

Nearly 100 dancers will take the stage for the 13th annual “DANCE Lansing” collaboration between LCC and Happendance. The event includes four nights of original dances created by dozens of choreographers.

Performances will begin at 7 p.m. July 24-27 in Dart Auditorium.

This is the final event of Performing Arts’ Summer Stage festival, so bring the family and enjoy! The event is free and recommended for all ages.

Northwood hosting virtual information session on master’s options at University Center

Interested in pursuing a master’s degree through the University Center?

Northwood University is hosting a virtual information session about its master of business administration and master of science in organizational leadership programs at noon Wednesday, July 25. Both degrees are available online and through the University Center.

To register, contact Northwood’s Luke Richards at richardl@northwood.edu.

Learn how to add closed captioning in Kaltura with eLearning tutorial

Accurate video captions are a critical part of making videos accessible. Did you know Kaltura can do most of the work for you?

Kaltura can automatically generate captions for your videos with about 70-80 percent accuracy, but you’ll need to review them to get them fully accurate prior to publishing on D2L or elsewhere.

Learn how with eLearning’s video. Get more accessibility tips from eLearning at elearning.openlcc.net/accessibility-documents.

College seeking parking and campus guides for Welcome Week

Give our students a great start to the semester by volunteering your time at the Downtown Campus during Welcome Week, Aug. 23-31. The college is looking for helpful people who can guide new students to their classes as well as help them find a parking spot.

Interested? Here are your next steps:

1. Check the schedule of available time slots at O:\Interdivisional\LCC-Welcome-Week.

2. Check with your supervisor to be sure you can be gone from your regular work station at that time.

3. Email WelcomeWeek@lcc.edu by Thursday, Aug. 9 with:

  • Your name
  • Your department
  • Your preferred dates and times
  • Your T-shirt size. Every volunteer will receive one T-shirt per day of volunteering.

4. Attend a volunteer training in the Administration Building Boardroom to get yourself orientated to student needs and to wayfinding changes at the college. Available times include:

  • 9-10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14
  • 1-2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16
  • 3-4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21

5. Show up with a smiling face to get our students ready for success this fall!

Pro tip: Sign up early to get your preferred job and time! Popular assignments fill up quickly.

Not on the Downtown Campus but interested in helping? Contact:

Follow along with the action on social media at #LCCWelcomeWeek. And be sure to thank the LCC Foundation and donors for their generous support of Welcome Week festivities!