LCC student Jordan Coen to be published in literary anthology

October 14, 2020 brendenl
LCC student Jordan Coen

EUGENE, Ore.– Lane Community College student Jordan Coen will be published in the 2020 issue of “Nota Bene,” a literary anthology published by Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for associate degree-granting colleges.

Coen is a second-year student pursuing an Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer degree with a major in elementary education. She is a 2019 graduate of Junction City High School.

“My goal is to be a fifth grade or kindergarten teacher,” said Coen. “I write short stories and poems in my free time.”

“Nota Bene” showcases the outstanding writing of student members. Coen’s story, “Esmerelda’s Journey,” is one of 25 selected from 370 entries judged by current and retired college faculty and staff from across the country. A digital version will be available winter term at

LCC’s Sigma Zeta chapter of PTK achieved three-star level status in May and was recognized as a REACH Reward chapter for its ongoing engagement and recruitment. Faculty advisor Ce Rosenow was recognized for her outstanding support of the chapter’s students.

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Lane Community College educates over 25,000 students annually at six locations across Lane County and online. Students and alumni from all 50 states and 79 countries create more than an $850 million dollar impact on the local economy, helping to support more than 13,000 local jobs. Lane provides affordable, quality, professional technical and college transfer programs; business development and employee training; academic, language and life skills development; and lifelong personal development and enrichment courses.

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