Lansing Community College

LCC to hold C3R Summit on Michigan Reconnect Program

By Marilyn Twine

Guest speakers Ava Attari and Mariah Lawrence

Lansing, Mich. – Lansing Community College is set to hold its next Coalition for College and Career Readiness (C3R) Summit from 6-8 p.m. Jan. 27.

The Summit will focus on the Michigan Reconnect Program which provides tuition assistance for Michigan residents over the age of 25 to return to school. You can choose to attend the Summit in-person or virtually.

Speakers include the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity’s Ava Attari and LCC student Mariah Lawrence. Lawrence is attending LCC through the Michigan Reconnect Program. “Disconnect to Reconnect. That’s exactly what Michigan Reconnect has allowed me to do,” Lawrence said. “It’s like a puzzle and Michigan Reconnect has been my connecting piece to get me to my next level in my journey. It starts with you.”

Panelists at the Summit include LCC’s Academic Success Coach Erin Matesich and Interim Associate Dean of Student Affairs Mike McGinnis. Also joining the panel CEO of Capital Area Michigan Works! Carrie Rosingana and Michigan Reconnect Navigator at the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity Allen Chung.

“Michigan Reconnect is a vehicle for students to make dreams come true, dreams that have been deferred or put on hold because life happened,” said LCC’s Associate Vice President for External Affairs, Development & K-12 Operations Dr. Toni Glasscoe. “Lansing Community College is making the connection to students who are revisiting postsecondary education or taking the plunge for the first time. We are proud to be part of making our state strong with a strong economy.”

To learn more and register today visit the online RSVP form. Email or call 517-483-1413.


About Lansing Community College

Lansing Community College, founded in 1957, is one of the largest community colleges in Michigan, serving more than 14,500 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 Transfer 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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