Lansing Community College

LCC designated veteran-friendly school

Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency and Military Times bestows honors

By Marilyn Twine

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Lansing, Mich. - Lansing Community College has been named a “veteran-friendly school” by the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency (MVAA) for the 2022-23 school year.
 
The MVAA program recognizes higher education institutions in Michigan that are committed to supporting the needs of students with military connections.
 
This designation marks the seventh consecutive year LCC has received the elite “Gold” status from the MVAA by meeting the following criteria:

  • Identification of Military/Veteran Status
  • Veteran-Specific Academic Advising/Career Services
  • On-Campus Veteran's Coordinator
  • Veteran-Specific Website
  • Veteran's Lounge
  • Fast Track Programs for Veterans
  • Graduation Rate Tracking
  • Academic Performance Tracking
  • Persistence Rates Tracking
  • Veteran-Graduation Recognition

LCC also received high marks as a “Best for Vets” designation for the 2nd consecutive year from Military Times, an independent news and information source for the military community. LCC ranks 183rd out of 311 schools nationwide and is well positioned in a number of other categories when measured against other community colleges, public and private schools and four-year universities.

“It’s exciting for LCC to receive the Michigan Veteran Friendly and Best for Vets designations,” said LCC’s Director of Veterans and Military Affairs, Andrew Cosgrove. “These designations show that LCC is committed to our veterans and military-connected students and we really care about assisting them with their needs, and ensuring they have the opportunity to be successful at LCC. Our veterans and dependents of veterans deserve the best service we can provide in return for the sacrifices they have made.  We look forward to continuing our mission in the years to come.”

Visit our Veterans Affairs website to learn more about how LCC supports those who have served us in the armed forces.

 

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 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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