Spring semester is underway and we wish you well with your studies. We hope you will pause and take a moment to check out the information below. Our goal is to keep you informed and help you succeed in your LMC experience.
Feel free to contact us if you have any questions or comments. We'd love to hear from you!
Cash for College Workshop - Register Now!
NOTE: Please bring the following items:
For more information or to register for the workshop, click here.
Important Financial Aid Deadlines
Students who have NOT received a Financial Aid payment for the fall 2007 and spring 2008 semesters must submit all requested documentation to the LMC Financial Aid Office NO LATER THAN Friday, February 8, 2008 by 2:00 p.m. to meet the next payday of February 29, 2008.
It is not too late to apply for 2007-2008 Financial Aid. Please visit the FAFSA website . Applications are also being accepted now for 2008 - 2009 financial aid. Apply now for the fall 2008 semester.
Please call (925) 439-2181, ext. 3139, to schedule an appointment to meet with a Financial Aid Staff member or visit our office during drop-in hours. We are located in room CC3-431.
For more information, visit the Financial Aid webpage.
Need $8,000 for College? Apply for the Kennedy-King Memorial Scholarship.
The deadline of February 15, 2008 is fast approaching. This scholarship is for two years, $4,000 per year, for a total of $8,000 per recipient. The Kennedy-King Memorial Scholarship Fund has a goal of awarding forty (40) of these scholarships in March of 2008 to students of the Contra Costa Community College District in honor of Kennedy- King's 40th Anniversary!
The Kennedy-King Memorial Scholarship fund was founded in memory of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Senator Robert F. Kennedy in 1968. It provides $8,000 college scholarships to students from minority groups underrepresented at California's four-year colleges and universities with financial need and who have demonstrated academic success at one of the three community colleges in Contra Costa County.
Kennedy-King Memorial Scholarship Information and
Additional Scholarships are also available!
The application is due February 28, 2008. Awards will be announced in May 2008 and will be available for the funding of educational expenses at LMC or your transferring institution as applicable beginning fall 2008.
Saturday Drop-In Now Available
From February 2nd through May 17th, the Transfer Center will be open on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Counselor Bill Fracisco will be available to see students on a drop-in basis.
The LMC Transfer Center offers assistance to students who plan to transfer to a state college, university, or private four-year institution. Support services are available to help students explore transfer opportunities, and to assist students with the transfer process. Guaranteed transfer agreements are also available.
For more information, visit the Transfer Center in room CC3-434, call (925) 439-2181, ext. 3124, or click here .
A Place Where Dreams and Goals are Realized
Are you interested in being a part of a program that will support your academic, personal, and professional success? The 'up and coming' Umoja Scholars Program will address student needs through academic support services and an African- American focused curriculum. If you are seeking to fulfill your academic dreams, come and be part of a supportive learning environment that fosters cultural unity and academic success. Holla! (smile).
If you are interested in becoming part of this new and exciting program, please join our team: The Umoja Scholars Program.
Wanna Go Green?
Are you interested in improving environmental responsibility and sustainability at LMC? Join The Green Team (a new LMCAS Committee) and take on this challenge. The group meets every Friday from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. in the President's Conference Room (CC3-409). Contact Jamila Stewart for more info.
LMCAS Invites You to Join
Come join the LMC Associated Students (the official student government at LMC). Applications for positions are now available. LMCAS meetings are held on Fridays from 2:00 -4:00 p.m. in the President's Conference Room (CC3-409) or stop by the Student Life Office (Room CC3-800A). For more information, click here.
In the LMC Football Spotlight. . .
Former LMC football player, David Tollefson, attended LMC for two years during the 1999 and 2000 seasons and then transferred to Northwest Missouri State University on a football scholarship. He is now with the NFL, playing for the New York Giants! If you caught the Super Bowl game, you might have seen Dave Tollefson playing against the New England Patriots.
Another LMC athlete and current student, Tremel Kline, has made a verbal commitment to attend Division 1 School, Utah State, on a football scholarship and plans on signing a letter of intent in early February. This will provide Tremel with a full scholarship to attend Utah State beginning in fall 2008. Congratulations Tremel!
More congrats to former student, Niko Arellano, who is now attending Kansas Wesleyan University, also on a football scholarship. Good going, Niko!
Come watch performance artist, Awele Makeba, as
she performs "I'm Not Getting On Until Jim
"I'm Not Getting On Until Jim Crow Gets Off" is an interactive performance/dialogue as part of LMC's Black History Month Celebration.
When: Friday, February 22, 2008
Time: 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Where: LMC Music Recital Hall
Mark your calendars now for the Black History
celebration at LMC.
This performance is generously being hosted by the Friends of the Los Medanos College Library, and is supported by a grant from the Los Medanos College Foundation.
Many thanks, also, for the wonderful publicity materials produced by LMC's very own Marketing department.
For more information, click here.
Admission is free and parking permits are not required.