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LCCC to graduate 154 at 1st Commencement

The Lofa County Community College is set to award Associates of Art degrees to 154 undergraduates at a Ceremony marking the 1st graduation at the College since its establishment in 2010.  The Ceremony is scheduled to take place on Friday, July 15, 2016 on the main campus of the College.

Dr. James N. Kollie, Sr., who has made ethical responsibility a hallmark of his 6-year presidency, reminded the 2015-2016 Graduating Class to develop the habit of drawing on their own intellectual and personal strengths to connect with others across differences of experience, circumstance, and belief in ways that deliver validation, confidence, respect and partnership.

The senior class leader, as voted by her classmates, was Lorpu T.K. Wleh.  She is a student of the Department of Teachers’ Education.

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LCCC to hold 1st Capping & Badging Ceremony

Ms. Welmon Quaye

According to the Program Committee Chair, Ms. Welmon Quaye, the presentation of candidates for Cap and Badge will be held on Saturday, April 25, 2015.  The Program will be led by the School of Nursing Dean, Mrs. Cefanee K. Kesselly and will be held under the theme: “Serving Humanity with Dignity”.

“The Program will be the first of its kind since the establishment of the Nursing Program at LCCC”, Ms. Quaye exclaimed.

It will also be followed through by the imposition of caps to the female students and badge to the male students by the Dean,  assisted by the President, Dr. James N. Kollie Sr., and other invited speakers.

Speaking on the importance of the Ceremony, Ms. Quaye explained that the imposition of caps and badges on the 118 would-be nurses signifies a major transition in their life as student nurses. The ceremony will commence their first exposure in the hospital setting and the student nurses will be deemed skilled in bed-side care and other actual nursing responsibilities.

Hon. George S. Dunor, Superintendent of Lofa County, will serve as the event’s guest speaker.  Also expected to grace this auspicious occasion are Hon. Mill Jones, Central Bank Governor, Hon. George Weah, Senator of Montserado County, Hon. Armah Z. Jallah, Senate Pro-Temp and Hon. Stephen J.H. Zargo, Senator of Lofa County.

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Student Computer Lab Receives Boost

The LCCC Student Computer Lab, managed by the Division of Information Technology, has received a boost of 10 (ten) computers from the Vice President of the Republic of Liberia, Dr Joseph N. Boakai.  The computers were received by the Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Toyin E. Olufade, on the campus of the LCCC.

According to Mr. Nathan D. Flomo , IT Support Officer - LCCC, the computers will be used by students for academic purposes only.  Mr. Flomo also stated that the lab housed a state-of-the-art networked architecture provided by the Food and Enterprise Development (USAID-FED) to support the College in running a Center of Excellence.

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