Lansing Community College

LCC prepares for Welcome Week 2018

Dr. Knight handing out ice cream

LANSING, Mich. – Lansing Community College (LCC) is abuzz as we prepare to welcome new and returning students back to campus.

Welcome Week is an annual event held every fall semester that provides a great opportunity for new students to become familiar with the campus, learn about available support services and make new friends. The celebration which kicks off Thursday, Aug. 23 and runs through Friday, Aug. 31, is filled with great food, fun activities, games, giveaways and prizes.

Highlights of the week include Engage Family Day, 11:30 a.m. -2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, at the Downtown Campus. The picnic-style lunch will feature face painting, outdoor games, a resource fair, an appearance by Lansing Lugnuts mascot Big Lug, a tour of the campus, inspiring words from college leadership, and a chance to win prizes like a new laptop, Beats by Dre headphones and LCC gear.

Later in the week the ultimate party, “Party with the Prez” kicks off 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, on the Downtown Campus Mall. The event, hosted by LCC President, Brent Knight, features a giant bounce house obstacle course, giant Jenga, putt-putt golf, cornhole, basketball, sidewalk chalk fun, giveaways and a chance to play games with President Knight.

Welcome Week is an LCC tradition that gives students an amazing start to their college experience and prepares them to be successful as an LCC student.

For the full list of activities, locations and times visit

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

Lansing Community College provides equal opportunity for all persons and prohibits discriminatory practices based on 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 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; Human Resource Manager/Employee Title IX Coordinator, Administration Building, 610 N. Capitol Ave. Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1879; Student Title IX Coordinator, Gannon Building, 411 N. Grand Ave. Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-9632.

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