Monthly Archives: October 2013

LCC Upcoming Student Organization Events

Computer Science Club

The Computer Science Club is sponsoring a guest speaker on Friday, November 1, 2013  in HHS 24, 25, & 26  from 6:00pm-7:00pm.

“Former LCC computer science student, now IBM Java Developer Mr. Rich Geigert will give us a talk about job hunting, working experience in IBM.”

For more information contact the club advisor:  Jun Wu – 517.483.9822

Photography Club

“To all LCC students, faculty and staff, Halloween is approaching us quickly. The photography club will have their annual Halloween Photo Shoot on Thursday, Oct. 31st,11am-4pm on the second floor of the Gannon Building near the food court. Prices are: One 5×7 $3.00, Two 5×7 for $5.00. Please CASH ONLY!

This year we will also have pre-order sales available on Tuesday, October 29th, 3:30pm-5:30pm and Wednesday, October 30th, 12noon-3pm. Please CASH ONLY!

Wonderful time to show off your costumes, your kids..and have a great photo memory to share. All money raised goes to the support of the Photography Club for LCC students.

Halloween (thank) You! from the Photography Club.”

For more information contact the club advisor:  Lewis Smith – 517.483.1181

Textbooks for $1? Enter to Win Tickets to the Big Book Bash Pre-sale!

Our annual used materials sale, is right around the corner! Check out the Big Book Bash during regular Library hours for a great selection of books (including textbooks), movies, music, and games—all for just a $1 each. Every penny earned is added to the Library Program Fund which supports student learning through enhanced services and innovation.

The public sale runs November 2-9 and at the risk of sounding biased, it’s really popular. To get your hands on the best selection of materials, you either need to arrive at the sale the minute it opens (Saturday @ 10 a.m.) OR you could just follow us on Twitter and win yourself some tickets to the invitation only pre-sale taking place on November 1st  🙂

I mean, I know what I would do…

Questions? Contact Victoria Meadows at or @lcclibrary


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, October 26th, from 9am-3pm (lunch on your own 1130-1215)

Where: Gannon building gym

Instructors:  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 20 students

Need to Charge your Mobile Device?

Lansing Community College College has acquired three mobile device charging stations from KwikBoost for a 30-day trial.  The floorstand unit can charge up to eight mobile devices at a time and has 4 Apple, 3 Micro USB, and 1 Mini USB cables provided.

The charging stations are located on the 2nd floor of the Main Campus TLC Library, in the A&S Building Learning Commons, and in the A&S Building 4th floor Study Lounge.  Don’t forgot to retrieve your mobile device after it has been charged.

Give them a try.  They’re free!

Please send any feedback to LCC’s Chief Information Officer (CIO) Kevin Bubb (


LCC Creative Writing Contest

Lansing Community College
2013 Liberal Arts Network for Development (LAND)
Deadline – Friday, November 15, 2013
Open to all LCC students*
*Registered Spring, Summer or Fall semesters 2013. 
Fiction *** Essay *** Poetry
An individual LCC student may submit up to two poems, two stories and two essays.


  • First Place in each category $100
  • Second Place in each category $50


  • Length: Short fiction and essays 2,000 words maximum; Poems 50 lines or less.
  • No previously published work may be submitted.
  • Work must be original.  Document any borrowed ideas or language.
  • Authors must be willing to have their work published under their own names.  No anonymous or pseudonymous work will be accepted.


  • Essays will be judged on original content, purpose, audience awareness, organization, development, style, and mechanics.
  • Fiction and poetry will be judged on imaginative insight, sensitivity to language, and control of formal elements (e.g. point of view, metrics, etc.)

The Fine print

Entries become the property of LAND and will not be returned to authors. Rights may revert to the author upon written request.  If fewer than 10 entries are submitted to the competition and/or, in the opinion of the judges the above criteria are not met, LAND reserves the right not to determine any finalists or present all prizes in one or more categories.

Complete application available at desk in 
201 A&S or email

Dental Hygiene Clinic

Through the expertise of dedicated student dental hygienists, licensed dental hygiene faculty and clinic dentists, the Lansing Community College Dental Hygiene Clinic serves hundreds of people each year.

Services offered include:

  • Comprehensive Dental Cleaning
  • Dental Health Instruction
  • Fluoride and Sealant Application
  •  X-rays
  • Oral Health Screenings

Costs of services currently range from $25.00 to $60.00.


Interested? For additional information on fees or to schedule an initial appointment, call the Dental Hygiene Clinic today at (517) 483-1458.

The LCC Dental Hygiene Clinic is located in room 107 of the Health & Human Services building at Lansing Community College downtown campus.

Spring Semester Round-Up Fair

Women’s Resource/Returning Adult Program Spring 2014 Semester Round-Up Fair for all students

On Monday, October 7, stop by for a free bag of popcorn and learn about Women’s Resource/Returning Adult Program’s Tuition Grants for this Spring Semester.  Spring Tuition Grant applications will be available; our staff will be there to help you get started.  We will also go over the grant guidelines for eligibility with you and answer your questions.  See you outside Support Services, GB204, 10:00am – 2:00pm this Monday, October 7, 2013.