Lansing Community College

Leadership updates from Lansing Community College

By Marilyn Twine

Interim senior vice president of Business Operations to continue in role

Seleana Samuel, Bo Garcia and Shon’ta Dwyer

LANSING, Mich. - LCC President Steve Robinson has formally appointed Seleana Samuel to the position of senior vice president for Business Operations, a role she has held on an interim basis since July 2020.

“Selecting Dr. Samuel for this role is one of the best decisions I have made since coming to LCC,” President Robinson said. “I am delighted to welcome her to our team permanently.”

In this role, Administrative Services, Information Technology Services, Human Resources, Marketing, Public Relations, Purchasing, Risk Management and Legal Services, and Compliance all report directly to Samuel. The title change takes effect on June 1.

In other leadership news, Shon’ta Dwyer began her role as associate dean in the college’s Technical Careers Division earlier this month. She brings to the position more than 15 years of workforce and career development experience in the tri-county area, including six years at LCC. She served as the Director of the Job Training Center in the Community Education and Workforce Division, where she was responsible for the overall operation, coordination, and evaluation of non-credit workforce development offerings. Additionally, she provided leadership over LCC’s services and processes provided at the Captial Area Michigan Works! service center.

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has appointed Bo Garcia to the Michigan Board of Nursing. He will represent public members for a term that expires June 30, 2022. He is the dean of the Community Education and Workforce Development Division where he oversees Corporate Training, Small Business Development, Community Education, Continuing Education and Extension Centers.


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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