Jeremy Siedt, assistant professor of art at LCCC, says his creation of the capstone art course and subsequent student art exhibit opportunity were meant to create opportunities for artists outside the classroom and beyond graduation. In collaboration with the Midnight Gallery in Schnecksville, he tasked his students with presenting their original works in a professional exhibit.
Allentown is a racially and ethnically diverse community and to make sure that real estate owners and investors reflect that, LCCC has partnered with the Real Estate Lab, an Allentown nonprofit that aims to prepare budding entrepreneurs with the tools needed to succeed in real estate investment. The partnership is able to provide students who have completed the free community course offered at the lab with prior learning credits toward a business degree at LCCC.
When listeners tune into The Joe Piscopo Show weekday mornings from 6 to 10 a.m. on AM 970 The Answer, they hear provocative discussions about topical issues interspersed with playful banter between the host and his crew. As the show’s executive producer and Piscopo’s on-air wingman, 27-year-old Joe Sibilia runs the high-spirited program with efficiency and good humor—the culmination of a lifelong love of the entertainment industry that was fueled by Sibilia’s time at Lehigh Carbon Community College.
When Lehigh Carbon Community College business management student Lauren McChesney saw the “for sale” sign in front of the oldest drive-in movie theater in the U.S., she thought there was no way she and her partner, Matthew McClanahan, would have a chance to purchase such a landmark. Now the co-owner and business development director of Shankweiler’s Drive-in Theater, she’s ready to make her mark in the Schnecksville community.