Oct 06, 2022  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Welcome from President Hamilton

Image of Lane Community College president Margaret Hamilton

Congratulations on your choice to attend one of Oregon's premier community colleges—Lane Community College. At Lane, you can earn an outstanding education, obtain high-demand job skills, improve foundational skills, boost your business, or simply enrich your life.

Like you, Lane is strong. In the face of extraordinary challenges from historic wildfires to a global pandemic, Lane has remained committed to your excellence and success.

You can achieve great things at Lane:

  • Transfer to a four-year college or university
  • Complete career and technical training
  • Prepare for college
  • Earn your GED
  • Gain skills to run your small business
  • Expand your mind and your life

Lane's programs have outstanding industry-based credentials to give graduates an edge in the job market.  For instance, our Automotive Technology program is certified by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation, and our Dental Assisting and Dental Hygiene programs are accredited by the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation. Our Geographic Information Science program is endorsed by the National GeoTech Center of Excellence, and our Nursing program is approved by the Oregon State Board of Nursing. These are just a few examples of the quality offerings waiting for you.

Across the college, you will find a commitment to diversity and equity in our student body, in our faculty and all of our support services, from academic advising to veterans' assistance. Our faculty and staff are highly qualified and deeply dedicated to your success. We strive to keep tuition as affordable as possible through the awarding of scholarships, state grants and federal student aid.

At Lane Community College, you can transform your life through learning, and we are here to support you every step of the way.

— Margaret Hamilton, President