Lorain County Community College Upcoming Events

LCCC Empty Bowls: Seize the Clay and Stock the Cupboard Event

What started as a grassroots campaign to enlighten people about world hunger has evolved into a worldwide effort that reminds folks there are always “empty bowls” in the world.

Join us at the Lorain County Community College Norton Culinary Arts Center from 4-6 p.m. on Thursday, October 6 for the “Seize the Clay and Stock the Cupboard” event.

With a $20 donation, guests can select one handmade bowl of their choice crafted by LCCC’s own students and instructors, as well as local potters. Guests can also enjoy a variety soups made by the LCCC Culinary Arts department.

Additional pottery will also be available for sale with all proceeds benefiting LCCC’s on-campus food pantry, the Commodore Cupboard.

Empty Bowls started as a grassroots effort in 1990 by a Michigan high school arts teacher, John Hartom. He, along with Linda Blackburn, wanted guests to choose a ceramic bowl made by students in exchange for a small donation and a simple meal of soup and bread. This served as a reminder of all of the empty bowls in the world due to hunger. Since then, Empty Bowl events have been and continue to be held worldwide, with millions of dollars being raised to combat hunger.

Guests are asked to register at www.lorainccc.edu/emptybowls.

For more information, call 440-366-4100

34th Annual Lorain County College Fair

The 34th annual Lorain County College Fair from 6-7:30 p.m. on Monday, October 10 at Lorain County Community College’s Ewing Activities Center located at 1005 N. Abbe Road in Elyria.

This is a one-stop opportunity to learn about more than 100 colleges and universities all under the same roof. See the full list of colleges at www.lorainccc.edu/collegefair.

Colleges in attendance include partners in LCCC’s University Partnership, which includes more than 100 bachelor’s and master’s degrees from 15 Ohio colleges available on the LCCC campus.

An optional breakout session on financial aid will be held at 6:30 p.m. Experts will answer questions about enrollment, classes, financing and more.

This college fair is ideal for high school juniors and seniors and their parents.

Learn more at www.lorainccc.edu/collegefair.

LCCC Transfer Fair

The Lorain County Community College (LCCC) Transfer Fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday, October 10 in College Center. This event is intended for current LCCC students interested in transferring to four-year universities, including those in LCCC’s University Partnership.

Over 40 public and private institutions will be in attendance to answer transfer questions.

Learn more about starting at LCCC and transferring to a four-year university at www.lorainccc.edu/transfer.

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