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CCC Scholarships available

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Another bit of good news:  Central Community College has set scholarship deadlines for this coming academic year.  A direct link to the scholarships page is here.  The GI Independent has the full story here.  The deadline for scholarship applications is March 1.


Written by Lu Lansman

February 15, 2010 at 2:28 pm

Worker training opportunities

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Interested in sharpening your employees interpersonal skills?  How about your own?

Central Community College-Columbus obtained a Worker Training Grant enabling the Ord Learning Center to fund local employee training to interested individuals or employers.  Scheduled later this winter and spring are in-service training classes offered at no cost to area patrons and business employers and employees.  These training sessions individually focus on diversity awareness, and sales and customer service.  For more registration information, stop by the Learning Center and talk to Lu Lansman, OLC Manager, or contact her at 728-7875 or llansman@frontier.com.

Written by Lu Lansman

February 8, 2010 at 9:16 pm

Ord Learning Center Update

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Central Community College’s Ord Learning Center held an Open House/Registration for the Spring 2010 semester January 13, from 6 – 8 p.m.  Over 35 people toured the newly remodeled facility, registered for door prizes, and shared refreshments.  Registration numbers for classes through the Ord center’s Extended Learning program for the Spring 2010 semester is currently at 27, more than double the total number from the previous fall semester.

Furnishings and equipment including tables, chairs, computers, and software are all scheduled for delivery and installation later this spring.  Final cleaning and polishing of floors are scheduled for late January.  Installation of a new phone system and Internet capability for access to the college system will further complete the initial services provided by the Ord Learning Center. On-site, instructor-led classes are planned for the 2010 Fall Semester.

Central Community College-Columbus has also obtained a Worker Training Grant, which enables the Ord Learning Center to offer another educational service at no cost to the individual. Scheduled later this winter and spring are three in-service training classes offered at no cost to area patrons and business employers and employees.  They are titled Leadership Development Series, Celebrating Diversity, and Sales & Customer Service.  For more information and to register, stop by the Learning Center and talk to Lu Lansman, OLC Manager, available also at 728-7875 or llansman@frontier.com.

Door Prize winners from the January 13th Ord Learning Center Open House include:  Sally Domeier, Alex Farrens, Lisa Farrens, Cindy Gabriel, Jan Howard, Kelsey Howard, Christy Hruza, Dave Kaslon, Diane Kaslon, Kim Newquist, Randy O’Brien, Vicki O’Brien, Christina Pollard, Mick Puckett, Nancy Puckett, Father Tom Ryan, Eileen Sliva, Carl Streeter, and Michelle Stunkel.  These individuals may collect their door prizes at the CCC Learning Center.

Written by Lu Lansman

January 15, 2010 at 5:46 pm

Ord Learning Center Open for Business

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Tonight, the Ord Learning Center opens its doors to the public for Central Community College spring classes registration and an open house.  The Grand Island Independent has coverage of the event:

The event will also serve as a registration and information session for this spring’s classes available through the Ord site. This semester, as the new site gets up and running, only “extended learning services” classes — or independent study classes with tests at a CCC satellite site — are available in Ord.

Lansman said the furniture and hardware is expected to be installed later this spring, and classes via distance learning and on-campus instruction will begin this fall (emphasis mine).

Come on down tonight, between 6-8p if you have interest in what’s going on at the Learning Center.  We’d love to have you!

Written by Lu Lansman

January 13, 2010 at 2:53 pm

CCC Learning Center Open House/Registration Postponed to Jan. 13th

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Central Community College invites you to an Open House/Registration Night on Wednesday, January 13, anytime between the hours of 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at our new Learning Center location at 1514 K St., Ste 1 (next to the Ord Chamber of Commerce).  This is the new date, rescheduled due to weather! Come and check out what the new Learning Center has to offer as well as learn about our future expansion of services.  We can help you with your educational goals, find a new career path or upgrade your skills.  There will be refreshments, giveaways and door prizes available.

If you have not registered for the Spring 2010 semester, this will be a great time to do so.  College advisors will be on hand to assist you with course selection.  You will also have the opportunity to speak with the Financial Aid Director who can answer all of your financial aid questions and assist you in completing the on-line forms.   It is not too late to register for the Spring Semester!  The best part is you don’t have to commute a long distance to take College courses.  Central Community College offers courses that are affordable, convenient and available “Close to Home.”

Check out our spring semester offerings at www.cccneb.edu/spring or come into the Ord Learning Center to obtain a list of courses.

If you have registered for the Spring 2010 semester, we encourage you also to stop by and meet our new Site Manager, me.   I will proctor exams, mail your assignments to campus and serve as a liaison between you and the CCC faculty and staff.

Stop by for a tour of our new facilities and let us know how we can better serve you in the future.  We look forward to taking our services to a whole new level in Ord.  Please come and see what we have to offer!

If you have any questions, please contact Lu Lansman at 308-728-7875 or e-mail her at llansman@frontier.com or Karin Rieger on the Columbus Campus of Central Community College at 1-877-222-0780, ext. 1222 or e-mail her at krieger@cccneb.edu.

See you on January 13th!

Written by Lu Lansman

January 5, 2010 at 3:29 pm