Monthly Archives: February 2017

Join us for the Music Open House

Interested in studying music at LCC?

Attend the music program’s open house, 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday, March 25 in the Gannon Building. Learn more about earning a degree or certificate to prepare for a career in the music industry, or how to focus your studies on continuing your education after transferring to a university.

The event includes great performances from LCC students, plus you can enter to win a $500 music scholarship to LCC! Register online at lcc.edu/music.

Ready to join the music program? Attend orientation 6-7:30 p.m. April 20 in Dart Auditorium, Room 174. Reserve your audition time May 1-5 at 517-483-1469 or music@lcc.edu.

Dart to host March 8 screening of ‘USS Indianapolis: The Legacy’

LCC will host a screening of a documentary about the USS Indianapolis, a heavy cruiser torpedoed during World War II, leading to the loss of nearly 900 lives.

In July 1945, the USS Indianapolis secretly delivered components of the atomic bomb to Tinian island. A few days after the delivery, the ship was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine. The 880 sailors who survived the sinking battled searing sun, thirst, hundreds of sharks – and ultimately each other. After their rescue, the 317 survivors banded together in a 54-year fight to clear the name of their captain.

Set to an original score,USS Indianapolis: The Legacy” is a story told through 104 gripping interviews with survivors, rescuers and family members of both those who survived and those who were lost at sea. You can view a trailer on YouTube.

The screening begins with a 6 p.m. welcome at Dart Auditorium. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

National Eating Disorder Awareness Week is Feb. 26-March 4

Eating disorders affect people of all genders, ethnicities, ages, socioeconomic statuses, sexualities and backgrounds.

Eating disorders like bulimia, binge eating disorder and anorexia are serious illnesses that involve extreme emotions, attitudes and behaviors surrounding food, exercise and body image. In fact, 30 million Americans will struggle with an eating disorder at some point in their lives.

The LCC Counselors are here to help. If you are concerned for yourself or a friend, stop by Campus Resources in the StarZone on the 2nd floor of the Gannon Building, or call 517-483-1924 to make an appointment.

Not sure? Take a free, anonymous screening at lcc.edu/counseling.

Lansing BWL warns of phone scam

The Lansing Board of Water & Light has received several reports of scams threatening both residential and commercial customers with loss of service if they do not make a utility payment over the phone.

The scam calls show up on caller I.D. from 866-289-2570. At the start of the call, the scammers have recorded the BWL’s automated customer service message. When prompted, the customer is connected to a person identifying themselves as the BWL and requesting immediate payment to keep service connected.

BWL customers are never asked by BWL customer service representatives for credit card information over the phone or in person, or to make payments through a wire service like Western Union or Money Gram. BWL customers have the option of “customer-initiated” credit card payments through a secure Intranet site or secure automated voice payment system.

This scam has been reported to the Lansing Police Department and the BWL is monitoring the situation. If customers do fall victim, they are urged to contact local law enforcement.

Free workshop coming Thursday: First Impressions for Interviews that Get Offers

Join Allie Irwin, former Senior Project Engineer and Certified Body Language Trainer for a fun, fast-paced workshop where you’ll learn how to make a stellar first impression. You’ll gain the skills and techniques to nail networking events, kill career fairs, ace interviews and actually enjoy virtually any social situation.

The event is sponsored by the Information Technology Student Alliance.

The workshop will be held 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23 at West Campus, Room M124. 

Give back at tomorrow’s fundraising fair

Several of LCC’s registered student organizations will participate in an annual fundraising fair 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14 on the 2nd floor of the Gannon Building.

One participating group is the Black Student Union, which will host a book drive in honor of the national Black History Month theme, “A Crisis in Black Education.” Gently used and new books for grades K-6 will be accepted and donated to the Mid-Michigan Leadership Academy.

Help us make LCC better!

Have an idea? Have a concern? We want to hear from you!

Student Listening Sessions will be held noon-2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21 and 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22 in Gannon Building, Room 244. We will provide pizza and drinks.

Your input will be used to help us draft our next strategic plan, the visioning document that guides our decisions on all sorts of college initiatives and programs. Learn more about our recently expired plan at lcc.edu/learnforward.