Issue 24 Oct 2015 • October 2015


October 29, 2015
Artist Reception, Costume Party and Boneyard Market
View works in painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry and mixed media. The Boneyard Market will feature artist vendors who create skull and skeleton themed items for sale.
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
at The Gallery, Building "D", First Floor

October 29, 2015
Halloween Party
Fun for all ages! Come in costume and prepare for a good time.
6 - 8 p.m. for children, 9 - 11 p.m. for adults
at AFC - Main Gym

November 4, 2015
Internship Fair - Calling Employers and Students
Employers seeking interns and students seeking internships can meet and network to discuss immediate and future openings.
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
at Building A, Bookstore Hallway

November 12, 2015
Siemens Distinguished Lecture Series
Hear from John Spirk, Co-President, and Evan Spirk, Designer and Program Manager, of Nottingham Spirk. The Nottingham Spirk Innovation Center is a world-class facility and one of the most complete, vertically-integrated product development centers in the U.S.
7:15 p.m.
at Dr. Wayne L. Rodehorst Performing Arts Center

November 18, 2015
Come celebrate worldwide GIS Day, Lakeland's Geospatial Technology program and the incredible career opportunities available in this field.
9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
at Lakeland, Room A - 2107


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Issue 6: What Does It Mean for Lakeland?

Lakeland Community College is on the ballot this Nov 3 asking Lake County voters to approve Issue 6.

Issue 6 is a 0.4 mill bond issue to expand and renovate Lakeland's Health Technologies Building, update science and biotechnology labs, and make other needed infrastructure improvements.

By 2020, it is projected that there will be over 26,000 new healthcare jobs in Northeast Ohio. Studies predict a nursing shortage as our population ages. Lakeland's nursing and other applied health technology programs are currently at capacity, with 400 students waiting to get started.

Issue 6 will allow Lakeland to:

  • Provide up-to-date labs and classrooms so students are trained on the emerging technical skills they need to be job-ready.
  • Expand classroom and lab space so that waiting lists can be reduced and more nursing and healthcare students can enter those programs.
  • Add new programs in high-demand careers such as physical therapy and occupational therapy assisting.
  • Relocate student services and parking to the north side of campus where most students enter the college.

Lakeland's renovation will create hundreds of construction jobs and pump money into the local economy. The bond issue costs only $14 per year per hundred thousand dollars of property value. None of the money will go to salaries or operating expenses.

For nearly 50 years, Lakeland has prepared over 30,000 graduates for great careers. Now, Issue 6 will allow Lakeland to prepare future generations for the jobs of the future.

Annual Lakeland Halloween Party

Sponsored by Campus Activities Board

Thursday, Oct. 29

6 - 8 p. m. (Kids)
9 - 11 p. m. (Students/Adults)

AFC - Main Gym

Come dressed up in costume, dance to great music, play fun games and enjoy good food! Get your picture taken in the photo booth, participate in fun inflatables and get a caricature or Henna tattoo!

Lakeland's Halloween Party is an annual tradition that is FREE for students and the community - one you definitely don't want to miss!


The Skull & Skeleton in Art IV: Folk Art to Pop Culture

Curated by Mary Urbas
Sept. 24 – Nov. 6, 2015

Gallery Hours: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 9 p.m., Saturday & Sunday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
This event, and all gallery exhibitions are free and open to the public.

Artist Reception, Costume Party and Boneyard Market:

Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015, 6 - 9 p.m.

The Boneyard Market will feature artists creating skull and skeleton themed items at a lower price point.

All are welcome to join us to meet the artists, and to enjoy light refreshments.

Guests are encouraged to come in costume.

Celebrate Dia de los Muertos

Experience a Celebration of the Art and Culture of Mexico.
What started as an exhibition featuring 18 artists in 2009 has grown and this year boasts over 80 international, national, regional, and local artists exhibiting works in a variety of media including: Oil/ Acrylic/Encaustic Painting, Textiles/Fiber, Printmaking, Drawing, Photography, Digital Art, Sculpture, Glass, Wood, Ceramics and Ceramic Sculpture, Mixed Media, Assemblage Art and Jewelry.

Dia de los Muertos invites the participant to acknowledge the fact that death is a constant companion from birth, an accepted friend to be joked and played with, perhaps because of the ironic foreknowledge of the fatal reality.

What was once reserved as a quasi logo for pirates and poison labels, skulls have taken over America’s pop culture. Latin American artists were creating Mexican skull art for the “Day of the Dead” - El Dia de los Muertos traditionally celebrated Nov. 2 - long before heavy metal bands used skulls on album artwork and fashion designers emblazoned their textiles. “It’s about embracing life and death and our mortality,” said Mary Urbas, Lakeland Art Gallery coordinator, exhibit curator, and life-long collector of skull art and artifacts.


GIS Day at Lakeland

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015
9:30 a. m. - 1:30 p. m. at Lakeland Community College

Free and open to the public!

Come celebrate worldwide GIS Day, Lakeland's Geospatial Technology program and the incredible career opportunities available in this field.

It's a day to discover and learn about the benefits of GIS and showcase how it touches our lives. Come to campus and take in a few of the many activities:

  • Visit the geospatial technology lab
  • Presentations on mobile mapping
  • Presentations on unmanned aerial surveillance and 3D data modeling
  • View exhibits and demonstrations from area agencies and business professionals who use GIS
  • Free food and refreshments


Celebrating Yesteryear and Those We Hold Dear

Guests can let their hearts glow and emotions flow at the fall concert series at Lakeland. It will be a grand time to reminisce and reflect as the music takes listeners through a journey into the best of the past. On the schedule is a treat of traditional and patriotic songs, a tribute to the undeniable king of the Rat Pack, and a warm visit to Christmas songs from long ago.

Concerts are held in the Dr. Wayne L. Rodehorst Performing Arts Center in Building D on Lakeland's campus.

Sunday, Nov. 8, 4 p.m.
The Lakeland Civic Orchestra
Director Dr. Matthew Saunders presents
"Reaching for Freedom"

Sunday, Nov. 22, 4 p.m.
The Lakeland Jazz Impact and Lakeland Civic Jazz Orchestra
Directors Ed Michaels and Dave Sterner present
"A Centennial Salute to Frank Sinatra"

Sunday, Dec. 6, 4 p.m.
The Lakeland Civic Chorus
Director Leonard DiCosimo presents
"Holiday Caroling"

Sunday, Dec. 13, 4 p.m.
The Lakeland Civic Band
Director Chuck Frank presents
"Christmas Cheer"

$7 for adults, $6 for seniors and $2 for students
Call 440.525.7526 for concert information.
Call 440.525.7134 for ticket purchases.


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