Education Archive

Steps to Get Started at LMC

Start on your path to being a student at Los Medanos College by following the steps below. Submit your application: Complete the online orientation: Assess your English and math skills: Meet with a counselor

It’s All About Outcomes!

How do YOU measure success? A six-figure income, a fancy car or a big home in the country? Traditionally, success at a community college is measured by the award of degrees and certificates or completion of coursework

“AEBG” – Pathways from Adult Education to College

In the last few years, there has been a lot of examination and analysis regarding the effectiveness of public education. Adult education and higher education institutions are held to high standards of accountability, and are being encouraged

LMC with Transfer in Mind!

LMC’s Transfer & Career Services provide students with a variety of on-campus, online and off-campus resources to aid students in finding, applying and transferring to hundreds of universities near and far! Why consider transferring from Los Medanos

Making A Difference for Our Student Veterans

LMC now has an active, vibrant Veterans Resource Center. Opened in 2016, it is located centrally on campus and offers services and resources to specifically support student veterans, including a dedicated academic counselor, educational benefits support, computer

Earn & Learn East Bay

Working together to bring quality work-based-learning to Contra Costa County What do you want to be when you grow up? What if you don’t know? How do you find out about careers? Earn & Learn East Bay

“Equity, Equality & Diversity” – How do they benefit students at LMC?

Exploring Equity What is equity? At Los Medanos College (LMC), equity is the shared responsibility for us to create a college that is safe, healthy, and inclusive for all members of the campus community. We work together

Creating a Diverse STEM Workforce

Where are all my peeps at? Have you considered a career in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM)? These careers certainly need more representation from our communities! The Bureau of Labor Statistics says not only do STEM

Career Focus A to Z

LMC Degrees & Certificates Gives you College Skills Certificate The skills you need to get an entry-level job or additional specialization Certificate of Achievement Expanded certificate with additional knowledge and skills to help you move up Associate

Los Medanos College Named One of Top 150 in U.S. Community Colleges Eligible for 2017 Aspen Prize for Excellence and $1 million

Highlighting the critical importance of improving student success in America’s community colleges, the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program has named Los Medanos College (LMC) as one of the nation’s top 150 community colleges eligible to compete for

Be a STEM Success @ LMC!

We’ll help you every step of the way. Are you interested in an exciting career of discovery and exploration? Do you like solving problems, working in diverse teams, and innovating ways to make positive impacts on the

Reflect, Explore, Pursue!

Your Road to Career Success Starts Here. As you think about the next step in your life, what do you see?  A career?  More education? Job advancement?  Transfer & Career Services at Los Medanos College can help

LMC’s Veterans Services Expanding

The United States Armed Forces have deployed over 3 million troops to Iraq and Afghanistan.  An estimated 30,000 men and women leave the military and return to California each year.  That number is expected to dramatically increase

Spotlighting First-Rate STEM Programs

For the first time, the 150 Prize-eligible institutions are also invited to nominate exceptional students enrolled in their best middle-skill STEM programs for scholarships. Up to 50 Siemens Technical Scholars will be selected from programs that provide

“When will I ever use this?” A new look at contextualized learning

Will I ever use this in a future career? Here is a look at innovative math instruction for all ages that exposes students to high-wage, in-demand careers. At some point in every student’s life, the question is

Veterans, College and Career

There are over 21.8 million veterans in the U.S. today and (about 1.6 million are women). 43% of all military veterans attending college are enrolled in community colleges. The unemployment rate for veterans May 2014: 6.1 percent

The right amount of higher education

You don’t have to commit to four years of college to increase your income In choosing a career, it’s important to know your personal interests and talents, the job outlook for occupations matching your interests and talents,