News & Events

Honors Spring Symposium

Join the students from the Capstone Seminar as they present their research findings from two group research projects: morality legislation and the impact of alcohol education on sexual assaults at universities.

Where: Center for Meeting and Learning (Bldg. 19), Room 214
When: Wednesday, June 7, 3:00-5:00

This event is free and open to everyone! Refreshments provided!

Presentation on "dialogic freedom" by Sharon Schuman

Author Sharon Schuman will discuss her book, Freedom and Dialogue in a Polarized World. Ten free copies of her book will be raffled off to students! There will also be an optional activity after the presentation. Refreshments will be served. For a free copy of the first chapter as well as questions to consider and other resources to explore, please see the library research guide

Where: Center for Meeting and Learning, Room 102 (NEW LOCATION)
When: Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 3:00-4:00 (optional activity 4:00-4:30)
This event is free and open to everyone. Please join us!

Art Exhibit Lecture and Reception

Honors faculty, JS Bird and Kathleen Caprario, have exhibits opening this week! Join us for their lecture and reception!

Where: LCC Art Gallery, Building 11
When: Thursday, October 20, 2016, 3:00-5:00

See you there!

Poetry Reading at Tsunami Books
Honors students and faculty will meet at Tsunami Books to attend a poetry reading celebrating the 30th anniversary of John Haislip's book, Seal Rock. Lane faculty will be among the people reading poems from this book. Seal Rock received the first Oregon Book Award for Poetry in 1987. Free copies of the book will be given to students at the Orientation and Welcome Back Gathering.

Where: Tsunami Books, 2584 Willamette Street, Eugene
When: Friday, October 7, 5:30-7:00

Refreshments provided.

Please atttend the Fall 2016 Orientation and Welcome Back Gathering!
Meet honors faculty and students, talk with graduates of the Honors Program, enjoy the food, and win prizes!

Where: Center Building Northwest Commons (NW corner of the second floor)
When: Thursday, September 29, 2016, 4:30-6:00

2016 Capstone Seminar Undergraduate Research Findings
Congratulations to the students in the 2016 Capstone Seminar! Their research findings on reducing recidivism can be found in this PowerPoint Presentation and this Research Poster!

Friday, May 13, 2016
OSU Honors College Field Trip

Meet outside Bldg. 7 at 8:15. We will drive to OSU, take a tour of the University Honors College, and attend the Honors Thesis Fair. Lunch will be provided.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Poetry Reading and Dinner

Where: Poetry reading with Alexis Levitin and Salgado Maranhão, CEN 202
Dinner: Renaissance Room, First Floor, Center Building
When: Poetry reading, 2:00-3:00
Dinner, 5:00-7:00

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Honors Program and Phi Theta Kappa Pizza Lunch

Where: CEN 202
When: February 10, 2015, 11:30-1:30

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Film Screening: -1287
The Lane Honors Program is sponsoring a special screening of the documentary, -1287, produced by Honors instructor Sarah Lushia and directed by Ian Thomas Ash. A Q&A session follows the screening. Refreshments will be served. Please join use!

Where: Bldg. 17, Rm. 308
When: February 10, 2016, 4:30-6:30

Thursday, October 29, 2015
Tour the new library!

Honors librarian, Claire Dannenbaum, leads two, twenty-minute tours of the new library!

Where: Library Information Desk on the second floor of Center Building.
When: Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 10:00 and 2:00.

Thursday, June 4, 2015
Spring Symposium

This year's symposium is "Covering Our Community's Needs." Students from the Capstone Seminar present two panels based on their group research projects, one on Housing First and one on rainwater collection.

Time: 3-5 p.m.
Location: Building 19, Room 220

Time: 5-6 p.m.
Location: David Joyce Gallery

Thursday, June 5, 2014
Spring Symposium

Join us Thursday, June 5, for the Honors Spring Symposium. This is the culmination of research conducted in the Honors Capstone Seminar. The symposium will feature student presentations and invited speakers addressing implications of the rising cost of education for single parents and the gender inequality in STEM graduate programs and careers.Honors spring symposium 2014 graphic

Time: 3-5 p.m.
Location: Building 19, Room 220

Time: 5-6 p.m.
Location: David Joyce Gallery

This is a great opportunity to meet the honors students and honors community at Lane and be engaged with this relevant campus-wide dialogue.

November 13, 2013
A2-B-C Film Screening and Q&A Skype Session with Ian Thomas Ash, Film Director

Poster for A2-B-C film

Mr. Ash resides in Japan and was able to document the earthquake and tidal wave damage to the Fukushima reactors. He has been filmed the stories of families and children who have developed thyroid cysts following the release of radiation.  He pays tributes to the mothers of these children who broke the silence to speak up about the health of their children and confront medical, educational and government officials. 

Attendees gained a deeper level of understanding regarding critical and global health issues, science, and government transparency. After the film screening and Q&A session, attendees had the opportunity to record messages for the mothers and families in this film for Ian to share with them.

June 5, 2013
Honors Spring Symposium

This annual event was the culmination of research conducted by honors students in the Capstone Seminar, which explored the impact of food choices and agricultural practices through student panel discussions and presentations. It also featured a key note address by Stan Taylor and was followed by a reception in the CML's David Joyce Gallery.  

May 23 and 24, 2013
Jaron Lanier Lecture and Dialogue

Honors students had the choice of attending an evening public lecture and book signing and/or a student dialogue and luncheon with this highly esteemed participant of the Reading Together series and author of You Are Not A Gadget: A Manifesto.

March 15, 2013
Dead Man Walking Opera Performance

15 honors students had the opportunity to attend the Dead Man Walking opera, which was featured as one of many community events focusing on the theme of Prisons, Compassion and Peace.

March 6, 2013
"The Last Supper" Art Exhibit

As part of the Dead Man Walking community event series, the honors community attended this artist talk hosted at U of O's Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. Artist Julie Green shared with guests about her exhibit of painted porcelain plates that illustrate the final meal requests of death row inmates.

January 16, 2013
Steve Shankman and Dead Man Walking Presentation

Those who attended Steve Shankman's presentation on the Dead Man Walking events walked away inspired and transformed by his vision. Steve is the UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) Chair in Transcultural Studies, Interreligious Dialogue, and Peace at the University of Oregon. Watch a documentary video (about ten minutes long) about the Inside Out classes that Steve teaches through the U of O Clark Honors College. The classes are held in Oregon prisons and are comprised of prison inmates and honors students.

December 4, 2012
Honors E-Portfolio Showcase

E-Portfolio Showcase

The students in Fall 2012's LIB 199_H Invitation to Inquiry Seminar worked with Kevin Steeves, Jen Klaudinyi, and Ce Rosenow to create ePortfolios that will showcase their best work to prospective employers and four-year universities. Their portfolios will serve as models for other students as the college continues to think about the role ePortfolios may play here at Lane.

November 29, 2012
Art exhibit "Psyche" by JS Bird

js bird art exhibit

JS Bird, an art instructor at Lane and member of the Lane Honors Program Leadership Team, presented his art exhibit "Psyche," which showcases the work he produced on a recent sabbatical with the theme of exploring the myth of Psyche and Eros through iconographic female images of pop culture.

November 27, 2012

The Lane Honors Program congratulates Catherine Mullins on the publication of "As You Read It: From 'Nazi-Hippie' to Catholic Literary Scholar, Joseph Pearce Discusses a Unique Career." Catherine originally wrote this piece for her scholar biography assignment in the Fall 2012 Honors Invitation to Inquiry Seminar. 

October 3, 2012
Honors at LCC: Lane Community College Starts an Honors Program n the Eugene Weekly's Back to Campus issue.

honors student mural portrait

June 5, 2012
Honors Program Spring Health & Wellness Symposium

The Lane Honors Program concludes its inaugural year having offered a range of exciting honors courses and events to Lane students. The Honors Program Spring Health & Wellness Symposium exemplifies the program's mission to provide students with a transformative learning experience centered on scholarly inquiry, academic rigor and intellectual growth. As a culmination of their research, the students in the Honors Invitation to Inquiry Seminar engaged in a dynamic dialogue with eight guest panelists about two important topics: student healthcare issues and Lane's decision to "Take Back The Tap." The event concluded with the unveiling of a poster-sized map designed in collaboration with Lane graphic design students which depicts water bottle-filling station locations across campus. We look forward to the creativity, civic engagement and campus-wide involvement that our growing honors student population will bring to Lane Community College! 

April 26, 2012
Bill Ayers Lecture & Dialogue: "Teaching & Learning: the Personal & Political"

Honors students participated in a lecture and informal dialogue with Bill Ayers that addressed the major themes of his work: Democracy, Education Reform, and Civic Engagement.

Professor Ayers is a devoted teacher and scholar as well as the founder of both the Small Schools Workshop and the Center for Youth and Society, and has taught courses in interpretive and qualitative research, urban school change, and teaching and the modern predicament. Ayers has written extensively about social justice, democracy and education, the cultural contexts of schooling, and teaching as an essentially intellectual, ethical, and political enterprise.

February 22, 2012
Lane Preview Night

Lane honors students Amber Snell and David Guajardo teamed up with Honors Program Coordinators Ce Rosenow and Jen Hare to host an Honors Program table at Lane Preview Night. Plenty of interaction with prospective honors students and their parents and even a guest appearance by Ty the Titan made the night exceptionally fun!

"2012 Lane Preview Night"2012 Lane Preview Night

February 8, 2012
Islamic Food Celebration

Lane honors students participated in this International Programs-sponsored event which featured an international student discussion panel on Islam and a gourmet banquet of Middle Eastern cuisine prepared by guest chef Ibrahim Hamide, the owner of local restaurants Cafe Soriah, Zenon and Casablanca.

January 26, 2012
Northwest Stone Invitational Artist Reception

Lane honors students gathered a group to attend the artist reception for the exhibit titled "Northwest Stone Invitational," which featured regional artists showcasing contemporary stonework. Exhibiting artists include: Christine Paige, MJ Anderson, Stuart Jacobson, Laree Morgenstern, Mike Leckie, Al Sieradski, Mark Andrew, Deb Taube, Tom Urban, Kim Lewis, Marie Sivak, Kate, Ali, Lee Imonen, Dan Michael, Lane Tompkins, Laura Alpert and Rich Hestikind.

November 17, 2011
Ellis Goldberg Lecture + Honors Program Fall Reception

Lane honors students participated in the Islam Lecture Series by gathering as a group to hear Ellis Goldberg's presentation titled "Egyptian Spring: Desperately Seeking Revolution." During the reception that followed they mingled with other lecture participants and got a chance to savor Mediterranean hors d'oeuvres and engage with the guest lecturer in an informal dialogue about his experience living in Egypt during the revolution and his understanding of politics in the Middle East.

photo 2011 Fall Reception

November 16, 2011
Commit to Complete

The Honors Program hosted a table as part of Lane's Commit to Complete event sponsored by Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. In addition to singing a pledge to complete their college certificate, 2-year degree or transfer plan, students got the opportunity to talk with representatives from U of O, OSU, Phi Theta Kappa and the Lane Honors Program.

October 6 & 7, 2011
Reading Together: Barry Lopez

Through the generosity of LCC Patron Jane Stevens King, the Reading Together project hosted nationally recognized essayist fiction writer Barry Lopez for a campus visit on October 6 and 7. Lopez presented a public reading on Thursday evening, October 6, at 7:30 pm at the Center for Meeting and Learning. On Friday, October 7, he met with students for an informal Q&A and luncheon.

Lopez's visit kicked off the Reading Together calendar of events for 2011-12, focusing on the year's RT book selection Vintage Lopez (2004), a collection of both short fiction and non-fiction essays that should appeal to a wide range of discipline interests. During Spring term 2012, the Reading Together project will host a college-wide exhibition to showcase the student work produced over the course of the year in response to Lopez's writing.

September 30, 2011
Free BBQ Lunch

International Programs, ESL, TRiO and the Lane Honors Program partnered to provide students with a free tasty barbeque lunch. Great company, great food and great weather were an unbeatable combination!

September 2, 2011
Student Mural Project at LCC transforms wall into a work celebrating diversity. (Linked to Lane's website archive)