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Lansing in Ingham County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Lansing Community College

 
 
Lansing Community College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Rieske, May 22, 2017
1. Lansing Community College Marker
Inscription. Lansing Community College was established on April 8, 1957, by the Lansing Public Schools. It opened that fall with 425 students and sixteen faculty members. It offered civil mechanical and electronics technologies as well as practical nursing and apprenticeship programs. In 1961 the college began year-round operation. The Lansing Community College District was formed by a vote of area citizens in 1964. The Board of Trustees was organized and six members were elected at that time. The first off-campus learning center was established in 1971. In its thirtieth year of operation. the college provided lifelong education and training in more than two hundred academic programs to a student body numbering over 43,000.
 
Erected 1987 by Bureau of History, Michigan Department of State. (Marker Number L1449.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Michigan Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 42° 44.251′ N, 84° 33.233′ W. Marker is in Lansing, Michigan, in Ingham County. Marker is on N. Capitol Ave., on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. N. Capitol Ave between Shiawassee and Saginaw Streets. Marker is at or near this postal address: 600 Block N. Capitol Ave., Lansing MI 48933, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Lansing Community College Administration Building with Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Rieske, May 22, 2017
2. Lansing Community College Administration Building with Marker
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carnegie Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Mack-e-te-be-nessy “Andrew J. Blackbird” c. 1815-1908 (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Drs. Pearl Kendrick and Grace Eldering (about 600 feet away); Jonas Salk 1914-1995 (about 700 feet away); John T. Herrmann House (about 700 feet away); Muzyad Yahkoob “Danny Thomas” 1914-1991 (about 800 feet away); Rogers-Carrier House (about 800 feet away); William Crapo “Billy” Durant 1861-1947 (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lansing.
 
Categories. Education
 
Lansing Community College image. Click for full size.
By Bill Rieske, 2013
3. Lansing Community College
Lansing Community College University Center image. Click for full size.
circa 2013
4. Lansing Community College University Center
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 23, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 11, 2017, by Bill Rieske of Lansing, Michigan. This page has been viewed 68 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 22, 2017, by Bill Rieske of Lansing, Michigan.   3, 4. submitted on May 11, 2017. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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