Lower Columbia College | 2010s

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Lower Columbia College History ~ Brief Highlights from the 2010s

Lower Columbia College began this decade with record breaking enrollments and a new President.

2011

LCC President Dr. James McLaughlin retired after 14 years of service, He was succeeded by Christopher Bailey, former Vice President of Human Resources and Legal Affairs at Centralia College.

Encore Concession, featuring food and beverages from local community businesses, opened its doors at the Rose Center for the Arts.

2011

LCC President Dr. James McLaughlin retired after 14 years of service, He was succeeded by Christopher Bailey, former Vice President of Human Resources and Legal Affairs at Centralia College.

Encore Concession, featuring food and beverages from local community businesses, opened its doors at the Rose Center for the Arts.

The Maple Terrace apartments were demolished in August 2011 with a controlled fire by the Longview Fire Department.

2012

Construction for the new Health and Science Building began in 2012 with the closing of the Maple Street Parking Lot H.  The new facility will house all LCC health and science programs under one roof and provide modern equipment and technology enabled classrooms to prepare students for careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, Nursing and other Healthcare fields.

Diversity & Equity Center, located in the Student Center Rm 201, was created and is a place that welcomes the LCC community to learn about diversity, rights, strength and how to overcome inequity. The center hosts events and club meetings along with providing a safe and inclusive learning environment for LGBTQ students.

2013

The University Center was created in partnership with Eastern Washington University, City University of Seattle, Concordia University and WSU-Vancouver. The center is located in the Alan Thompson Library Building.

The Myklebust Gymnasium and Fitness Center began its remodel during the summer of 2013 and will update the facility along with adding an additional 12,000 sq. ft. of new space that will support the current and future instructional needs of the college and bring the entire facility into ADA compliance.