Lansing Community College

Lansing Community College to host Full-Court Pride 2018

By Max Wilhelmi

three LCC students playing basketball in front of a graphic

Lansing, Mich. – LCC is set to host Full-Court Pride, where members of the LGBTQ community can obtain valuable resource information with a backdrop of basketball and fun. The event will take place before, during and after the LCC women's basketball game Saturday, Feb. 10, 12:30-4 p.m.

LCC women's basketball coach Layne Ingram says, "Full-Court Pride is our opportunity to show mid-Michigan and the surrounding areas that LCC provides an inclusive and diverse environment for everyone. I believe this event will bring together many different types of people to raise awareness and gain support for issues facing the LGBTQ community."

Ingram also serves as associate dean for academic and career pathways at LCC, and was recently recognized by the Lansing State Journal as one of the "5 people influencing the issues of 2018." A staunch advocate for LGBTQ rights Ingram went on to say, "I am grateful to CASE Credit Union and the LCC Foundation for partnering with us so that we can bring this awesome event to our students, staff, and the Lansing community."

All of the day's activities are free and the first 150 people in the door to watch the Lady Stars take on the Grand Rapids Raiders will receive t-shirts. There will be a DJ, contests, prizes, giveaways, autographs from the LCC women's basketball team, light refreshments, resource booths with information for the LGBTQ community, and much more.

 
About Lansing Community College

Lansing Community College, founded in 1957, is one of the largest community colleges in Michigan, serving more than 23,000 students across a six-county area each year. LCC offers courses in general education for those interested in transferring to a four-year institution, career and workforce development, developmental education and personal enrichment. To meet the professional development and training needs of regional employees, the college offers customized programs for credit, non-credit and continuing education. The University Center at LCC offers students the opportunity to earn bachelor’s and master’s degrees from five partner universities on the downtown LCC campus. For more information, visit lcc.edu.

Lansing Community College is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and equal education for all persons regardless of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, creed, ancestry, height, weight, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, familial status, marital status, military status, veteran’s status, or other status as protected by law, or genetic information that is unrelated to the person’s ability to perform the duties of a particular job or position or that is unrelated to the person’s ability to participate in educational programs, courses, services or activities offered by the college.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Equal Opportunity Officer, Washington Court Place, 309 N. Washington Square Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1730; Employee Coordinator 504/ADA, Administration Building, 610 N. Capitol Ave. Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1875; Student Coordinator 504/ADA, Gannon Building, 411 N. Grand Ave. Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1885; Lori Willett, Human Resource Manager/Title IX Coordinator, Administration Building, 610 N. Capitol Ave. Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1870; Christine Thompson, Student Title IX Coordinator, Gannon Building, 411 N. Grand Ave. Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1261.

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