New Head of LRCC Fire Science Program Brings Hands-On Experience

New head of fire science program at Lakes Region Community College brings deep hands-on experience to an evolving field LACONIA – Nick Mercuri has a passion to help one of the top fire science programs in the country continue to evolve and produce fire and emergency medical service graduates that are committed to keeping people and […]

Lakes Region Community College Completes Physical Expansion for Culinary Arts Program

Lakes Region Community College Completes Physical Expansion for Culinary Arts Program Laconia, NH – For the first time in the history of Lakes Region Community College, (LRCC), all hospitality programs will have their own state-of-the-art space on campus due to the completion of a multi-phased renovation. The just-completed phases two and three of the renovation […]

“NH Forward” Industry-Educational Partnership Launched

The City of Franklin,  SAU 18 and Lakes Region Community College (LRCC) have been working successfully to address a growing need to provide trained graduates for our local manufacturers.  Beginning with a Manufacturing Night in October 2019 organized by Franklin Councilor Jo Brown, five local manufacturers discussed their unique businesses and educated attendees on the […]

NHADA Auto Education Foundation Awards Tools to LRCC Student

PRESS ADVISORY New Hampshire Automobile Dealers Association • 507 South Street • Bow, NH 03304 603-224-2369 • Fax: 603-225-4895 Contact: Pete McNamara Phone: 603-856-5036 Laconia, NH – Ricky Richardson, a student in the General Motors Automotive Service Educational Program (GM ASEP) at LRCC, is one of 70 students who collectively earned nearly $100,000 in foundation scholarships in 2020.   “This […]

NH Auto Dealers Provide Free Tuition

NH Auto Dealers and Irwin Toyota Team up to Provide Free Tuition to Auto Tech Employees COVID-era Workforce Grant for Auto Industry Helps Local Employees Improve Skills and Abilities Through a unique partnership between the New Hampshire Automobile Dealers Association (NHADA) and the Community College System of New Hampshire’s Auto Tech programs, local workers are […]

LRCC Opens Fall Semester

Lakes Region Community College Opens Fall Semester with New Spaces & New Protocols Lakes Region Community College opened its Fall semester August 31st with online, hybrid and on-campus learning opportunities, and some new and freshly refurbished lab spaces to provide hands-on training. “Electrical students are happy to see our updated laboratory spaces, and Culinary students […]

LRCC Students Awarded Scholarships

LRCC Students Awarded Scholarships at Lakes Region Tourism Annual Business Meeting Two Lakes Region Community College (LRCC) students have been awarded $500 scholarships each. John Merrill (Pembroke), a Culinary Arts student, was awarded the Mildred A. Beach Hospitality Scholarship.  The scholarship is given annually to a student at a college, university or technical college who […]

LRCC Re-Opens in Phased Process

LACONIA – Lakes Region Community College has announced plans to reopen its campus in a phased approach over the summer. According to Dr. Larissa Baia, President of the college, as of Monday, June 1st, a select, small number of students returned to campus to complete specific lab classes that were interrupted with the emergency closure […]

Governor Announces New Tuition Grants

Governor Announces New Tuition Grants for Students Attending LRCC Noting the positive outcomes of the state’s community colleges, and the importance of helping NH workers maintain momentum, Governor Sununu has announced new funds for community college students enrolling in fall classes. Individuals adversely affected by COVID-19 looking to upskill, retool, change professions, or take first […]

LRCC Enters Phase 3 of Reopening Plan

Photo: Recent Automotive Technologies graduate Jayson Lumbra poses with one of the cars he worked on in the Lakes Region Community College’s state-of-the-art shop. Students return to campus August 31th with a hybrid academic schedule in more than 40 programs for people who want to upskill, retool, change professions, or eventually transfer credits for a […]