|29 Jul 2022||
Summer Language Institute of 2022
On July 29, LCC closed the Summer Language Institute of 2022. 135 students from 9 different spent three weeks in a new environment learning the English language and making new friends. The students were served and taught by teachers and staff from North America and many parts of Europe.
|20 Jun 2022||
LCC Staff, Faculty, and Students attend Refugee Conference
On June 15, LCC’s peace Center for Dialogue and Conflict Transformation took 5 students and 3 faculty/staff to the Lithuanian migration conference “Policies of (Un)welcome – Regional Perspectives” in Vilnius.
|1 Jun 2022||
From May 23-27, the Center of Dialogue and Conflict Transformation took 4 students, 5 staff and faculty, and a guest, John Stiefel, (a community development, humanitarian peacebuilding consultant) to the most populated refugee camp in Lithuania, providing shelter to over 600 residents located in Rukla – a small NATO military town near Kaunas. The residents of Rukla are asylum seekers from Iraq, Afghanistan, Belarus, Syria, and many more – they are fleeing poverty, political persecution, and war. Despite their valid need for sanctuary, they find themselves feeling ‘unwelcome’.
|22 Apr 2022||
Free Lithuanian languages courses for Ukrainian refugees at LCC International University
LCC International University, which has about 200 Ukrainian students, has established a Ukraine emergency fund available to any Ukrainian LCC student. Also, the university is organizing free Lithuanian language courses for Ukrainian refugees.
|31 Mar 2022||
"Stories Shaping Peace" conference
From March 16th to 18th, the Center for Dialogue and Conflict Transformation at LCC International University organized a three-day conference, “Stories Shaping Peace.” The conference focused on taking three different strands on Narrative: storytelling, its role in healing, and building a democratic society.
|2 Mar 2022||
LCC support for war-affected students
In response to the ongoing war in Ukraine and the incredible hardships it is causing so many of our students, LCC International University is initiating increased academic and financial assistance for LCC students affected by the war in Ukraine.
|22 Feb 2022||
Ukrainian Freshman Danylo Semakov: A Leader and An Artist
Danylo Samenkov is a freshman studying Psychology. He is from Ukraine, and his hometown is Kharkiv, the capital of the Slobozhanshchyna region, located in the East of Ukraine.
|2 Feb 2022||
Sanita Descelles - LCC alumna on finding passion in life
Sanita was our first student from Thailand. Before this Spring semester, she was the only one from Thailand who studied at LCC International University. She graduated from LCC in 2008 with a degree in English Language and Literature.
|28 Jan 2022||
Vladyslava Vertogradska: A Talk Show Host and A Contemporary Communication Major
Meet Vladyslava Vertogradska from Ukraine. As a senior at LCC International University, she is studying Contemporary Communication. Additional to being a student, Vlada is Chief of Academics for a Student Conference in Japan, and the creator and host of Vlada’s Talk Show – a podcast about educational opportunities for students.
|28 Jan 2022||
Justas Gusčius - A Guitarist Psychology major
Justas Gusčius is a third-year student, studying Psychology at LCC International University. He is a 23-year-old Lithuanian, born and raised in Klaipėda. We have interviewed him to hear more about his journey, relationships, and decisions.
|1 Dec 2021||
Elizaveta Velichko from Belarus studies Law and English language and literature
Elizaveta Velichko is from Grodno, Belarus. She comes from a large family of three brothers and seven foster siblings, four of which are grown and now live on their own already. Elizaveta is currently an English Language and Literature student at LCC. Interestingly though, this is not her first year in Lithuania, and LCC is not her first university.
|23 Nov 2021||
Alisa Paivina: Business Administration alumna on female leadership
A couple of weeks ago, we started our “Coffee with Alumni” webinar series. Our first guest this fall was Alisa Paivina, LCC Class of 2007. She has achieved great success as a female leader, working for DFDS since 2014, in a traditionally male-dominant industry. She started in sales, and now she is the Commercial Director of the Baltic’s freight agencies in Klaipeda and Riga.
|16 Sept 2021||
Gevorg Hayrapetian: Marking the Senior year as the president of StuCo
The Armenian student he didn’t plan to be in Europe for a few years – but LCC’s international dimension coupled with knowing some of the Armenian students at LCC resulted in the unexpected decision to apply.
|20 Aug 2021||
Finding Yourself at a Liberal Arts University: Changing Majors
LCC International University employs a liberal arts education model, so that, in addition to a specific major, students study a variety of disciplines included with their core curriculum and electives. This North American approach also grants an easier transition from one major to another giving a space to explore, make mistakes, and grow.
|19 Aug 2021||
Viktorija Giedraitiene: International Partnerships, Education, and Culture
Officially, Viktorija Giedraitiene is the Director of the Center for International Education (CIE) at LCC International University. She is also responsible for the smooth operation of the Study Abroad program, ensuring the greatest experiences for LCC students, and others coming from all around the world. As we look into her vast working experience, we discussed the benefits of cultural exchange, different perspectives on institutional partnerships, and how Viktorija does it all.
|30 Apr 2021||
LCC International University announces launch of Global Cyber Technology Center
In this year where the world has moved onto all digital platforms, LCC International University was proud to announce its partnership with Cybint, the global education company, to offer the first university Bootcamp partnership in Europe. The launch of LCC’s Global Cyber Technology Center is the next step forward as the University aims to become an organizational focal point for educational initiatives and resources related to cyber training of the diverse learning and business communities at local, regional, and international levels.
|30 Apr 2021||
Oleksii Korotych: “Being a Presidential Scholarship recipient, inspires me to do more every single day.”
Meet Oleksii, a Communications major from Ukraine, finishing up his sophomore year at LCC. This student describes himself as always having been adventurous, curious, and hard-working. These characteristics allow him to not only keep a high GPA and participate in leadership activities but to be a part of the Yearbook team as well. The President’s Leadership Scholarship that he received after completing his freshman year continues to be a launching point for the Ukrainian, empowering him with self-confidence and inspiration to be creative and to be a positive influence in the LCC community.