Lansing Community College

LCC to hold Women in Trades virtual event

By Marilyn Twine

Tech Forward | Women in Trades Event | The future we are building together

LANSING, Mich. - Lansing Community College will hold Tech Forward: Women in Trades virtual event 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Friday, March 19.

This free online event will provide a gateway to learn more about the exciting opportunities available for women in the skilled trades. Attendees will learn about trade careers, industry demand, and programs available in LCC’s Technical Careers Division.

Carol Cool Executive Director of Women in Skilled Trades (WIST), will be the keynote speaker. Cool has thirty years of experience in the construction industry, primarily as a construction project manager. She is also an instructor and manages the WIST apprenticeship readiness program for women.

LCC’s Construction Management program was recently ranked No. 5 in the nation and Best in the Midwest for 2021 by

Visit our event page to learn more, register, or obtain the Webex link for Tech Forward: Women in Trades 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

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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