Lansing Community College

Lansing Community College to hold Tech Forward: Men of Color

By Marilyn Twine

Showcasing: Trades, Technology & Public Service Careers

Tech Forward: Men of Color event 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 19 at its West Campus location, 5708 Cornerstone Drive, Lansing

Lansing, Mich. – LCC will hold its Tech Forward: Men of Color event 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 19 at its West Campus location, 5708 Cornerstone Drive, Lansing.

Tech Forward provides an opportunity to learn what programs at LCC can launch your career in one of these high-paying, high-demand fields.

“The importance of the Tech Forward: Men of Color event is to expose individuals from underrepresented populations to careers which provide both financial stability and economic mobility,” LCC Technical Careers Program Improvement Manager Nicole Reinhart-Huberty said. “We want to ensure that students of all backgrounds and walks of life have an opportunity to learn about, feel welcomed in, and be supported while attending our programs.”

Wayne Lynn the Director of Transmission and Distribution Operations and Engineering for the Lansing Board of Water and Light (LBWL) is the keynote speaker. Lynn is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the electric overhead and underground construction, maintenance, and service restoration and Engineering and Vegetation Management.

“Tech Forward highlights the connections we have with our industry partners and showcases the opportunities available to students after graduation,” Reinhart-Huberty said. “This event is suitable for anyone seeking to learn more about programs in the Technical Careers Division.”

The event is free, but registration is required. Visit TechForward for more information and to register for the event.

 

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; 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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