LCC Named Military Friendly School
Magazine Ranks LCC In Top 15 Percent
LANSING - LCC has been named by G.I. Jobs magazine as a Military Friendly School for 2010. This honor ranks LCC in the top 15% of all colleges, universities and trade schools nationwide. LCC will be included with a basic listing in the Guide to Military Friendly Schools, which publishes in September 2009.
“This is a tremendous honor for our college,” said Vanessa Bell, Assistant Director, Admissions, Registration and Records. “We offer a very individualized ‘hands-on’ approach in our dealings with this population. We provide one-on-one support throughout the application, certification and financial aid process and we act as a liaison with the Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs. This award is a wonderful recognition of the work that my staff does.”
The list was compiled through exhaustive research starting in May 2008 during which G.I. Jobs polled more than 7,000 schools nationwide. Methodology, criteria and weighting for the list were developed with the assistance of an Academic Advisory Committee consisting of educators and administrators from a variety of colleges/universities.
A full story and detailed list of "Military Friendly Schools" will be highlighted in the annual Guide to Military Friendly Schools and on a poster, both of which will be distributed to hundreds of thousands of active and former military personnel in September. A new web site, www.militaryfriendlyschools.com, will launch in September with interactive tools and search functionality to assist military veterans in choosing schools that best meet their educational needs. Criteria for making the "Military Friendly Schools" list included efforts to recruit and retain military and veteran students, results in recruiting military and veteran students, and academic accreditations. A plaque has been presented to LCC commemorating the distinction.