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Tri-county Community Members Invited to attend College and Career Readiness Summit at LCC

October 22, 2015

LANSING, MICH. - Lansing Community College will host the Coalition for College and Career Readiness (C3R) Summit Tonight at West Campus.

Partnering for Success is the theme of the October 22 event. This summit will focus on developing, building, and enhancing mutually beneficial relationships between K-12 and Postsecondary education, business and industry, workforce development, and community partners. The evening will be dedicated to showcasing the best, wise, and promising K-12 practices in the tri-county area. Dr. Scott Koenigsknecht, superintendent at Ingham Intermediate School District, is the keynote speaker for the evening and will highlight the programs, initiatives, and partnerships in Ingham County.

Other speakers include:
Dr. Brian Metcalf, superintendent of Grand Ledge Public Schools will welcome the attendees and give remarks.

Dr. David Hornak, superintendent of Holt Public Schools will give closing remarks.

The Summit will be held at LCC's West Campus from 5:30-8 p.m.

Key Points:
The coalition is made up of interested community stakeholders working to address college and career readiness gaps. October 22 is the fourth summit since the Coalition was formed. On average, 120 people attend each summit from the tri-county area as well as other parts of Michigan and Ohio. The summits are the vehicle for networking and building relationships, reporting on the progress the action teams, and celebrating the accomplishments of the partners.

About Lansing Community College

Lansing Community College is Michigan's third largest community college with approximately 15,000 students attending each year. LCC offers courses in general education for those interested in transferring to a four-year institution, career and workforce development, developmental education and personal enrichment. To meet the professional development and training needs of regional employees, the college offers customized programs for credit, non-credit and continuing education. The University Center at LCC offers students the opportunity to earn bachelor’s and master’s degrees from six partner universities on the downtown LCC campus. For more information, visit lcc.edu.

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