Community Outreach

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Performing Arts Opportunities

Through the Arts and Humanities division, students and community members may participate in LCCC’s theater, orchestra, concert band or choral performance groups. It is a wonderful way to bring students and community members together and it brings about extraordinary efforts in the arts. Vocal music opportunities are plentiful. The Civic Chorale is made up of students, community members, experienced vocalists and those who sing just for the enjoyment of it. The Civic Chorale performs representative choral works of all periods. There are no fees or auditions required to participate. The Civic Orchestra presents representative orchestral works of all periods. The Civic Concert Band performs a wide range of music of various periods for string, brass and woodwind combinations. Participation in theatre requires auditions for acting roles, but positions in all sorts of technical personnel capacities are also available.

Stocker Humanities and Fine Arts Center

The Stocker Arts Center features a 994-seat theater, 219-seat lecture hall, 219-seat cinema hall, 125 (+ or -) flexible seating studio theater, a dance studio, rehearsal hall and art gallery. The center presents performances by professional dance, theater and music attractions, as well as a fine arts film series and art gallery exhibitions. The Stocker Arts Center is also the home of the Arts and Humanities division, which includes the Civic Orchestra, Civic Chorale, Civic Concert Band, Civic Jazz Band and theater. These organizations perform numerous events at the center annually.

Spitzer Conference Center

The John A. Spitzer Conference Center, dedicated in honor of John A. Spitzer, 1917-1992, is the community’s gathering place for conferences, weddings, trade shows, seminars, social events or workshops. Guests have access to advanced technologies and comfortable, executive-level appointments catering by award-winning chefs. All events include complimentary event planning assistance and free parking.  Spitzer Conference Center’s team of dedicated, experienced professionals is committed to providing the ultimate guest experience.

The Campana Center for Ideation and Invention 

The Patsie C. and Dolores Jeneé Campana Center for Ideation and Invention features state-of-the-art digital manufacturing labs equipped with high-tech equipment for fabrication, automation, 3D printing and more. It’s surrounded by collaboration space and services to facilitate the full spectrum of product development – from initial ideation to prototyping, through assembly and packaging. The Center offers hands-on education for students, through college courses and K-12 programs, while giving community inventors, entrepreneurs and existing companies access to cutting-edge digital manufacturing capabilities.

The Culinary Arts Institute 

The Culinary Arts Institute of Lorain County Community College is a collaboration between visionary chefs, a talented student pool, and farm-to-table initiatives. As Northeast Ohio’s destination for culinary arts, the Culinary Arts Institute provides a place where business and industry leaders find the best professional development offerings, where entrepreneurs create opportunities to expand businesses and skills, and where members of our community come together to learn, cook and eat.

Recreation Opportunities

All of the Ewing Activities Center recreation facilities are available to the public through enrollment in NPER 189. Youth under the age of 18 must have a guardian complete a waiver form. Youth under the age of 13 must be accompanied and actively supervised by a parent or a guardian. Youth 9 years old and younger are not permitted in any HPER facilities or hallway unless enrolled in a class for youth activities.

The Ewing Activities Center provides facility rental to corporate and the general public groups. The ropes course experience, which includes team-building activities, low and high ropes course elements, is also available to public and corporate groups.