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Student Success and Wellness

Your Success at LCC

Your success is not just good grades and progress towards graduation, but a holistic sense of fulfillment. We want you to be a vibrant and academically confident student, an active member of our community, and a competent global citizen. We will partner with you and you can trust our staff to collaboratively provide needed support.

What is Student Success & Wellness?

The Student Success and Wellness Department is made up of many different departments designed to help students focus on their academic success and personal development. Under the umbrella of Student Success and Wellness you can find:

Academic Support Services

Our Academic Support Coordinator, Corrie Giffone, oversees our tutoring services, support for students on academic warning and probation, and can help students improve their academic and time management skills.

Career Development Office

Our Career Development Counselor, Jelena Petruni, can help you find internships and practicums, apply for Work and Travel, improve your CV and motivational letter, and help you network with alumni and outside partners of LCC.


Our Counselors, Ina Kamaitytė, Lisa Harder, and Naomi DeBoer, are here to offer individual and group counseling sessions, personality assessments, and different wellness initiatives throughout the year.

Director of Student Success & Wellness

Our Director of Student Success and Wellness, Kaleigh Richardson, oversees all of the areas above and organizes New Student Orientation and First Year Seminar. She also works with student special needs status and the LCC Cares Team.

How We Partner with Students

We want to support you as you strive for success in and out of the classroom. Everyone in the Student Success & Wellness Department is willing to partner with you as you explore what it means for you to be a well-rounded person. Whether that means using our free tutoring service to make sure you’re ready to ace that next assignment or test, meeting with the Career Development Office to make sure your CV is in the best shape, or meeting with our Counselors to help you face whatever life throws at you, we’re all ready to support you as you explore how to be a successful student, community member, and global citizen!

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Academic Success at LCC

Tutoring & Academic Support The Student Success Center (SSC) provides individual support and tutoring in math and writing, as well as other subject areas as needed. The SSC seeks to provide a welcoming, safe and non-threatening environment where students’ academic questions can be heard, addressed, and acted upon in a timely manner. Writing Tutors are …

Career Development Center (CDC)

Help is available for discovering your interests, strengths, and personality factors related to careers. You can learn a lot about your options and what you would be good at by visiting the Career Development Center. We have tools to help you discover what careers you would most enjoy. To help plan and develop your career …


Counseling services Many people find help by talking to their friends, family, or faculty and staff in their university. There are times though, when students may feel overwhelmed or stressed out by the obstacles ahead. When you feel your own efforts and personal resources are not enough to manage your life or reduce your stress, …

Holistic Wellness

What is Wellness? Wellness is an active, lifelong process of becoming aware of your choices and making decisions that will help you to live a more balanced and fulfilling life. Everyone’s optimal wellness will be different, depending on your own needs, experiences, personality, and circumstances. Different aspects will fall in and out of balance as …

Mentorship Program

Alumni Mentorship Program The program will help you: to learn from the experiences of alumni; to grow professionally; to receive the advice and recommendations on academic and career plans. This program is open for all senior students, and all LCC Alumni willing to participate.  Duties of the participants Mentorship Milestones Program Schedule September 30th, 2021 – …

Senior Package

CV and Cover Letter Building As you start your search for employment or even Grad school, having a CV and cover letter on hand and ready to go, is a necessity. Look through the information and links below to learn how to create the best CV and write the best Cover Letter. Erasmus Opportunities Did …

Students with Special Needs

LCC International University seeks to create equal access for all students, including those with special needs, to the University’s programs and activities. This policy provides the framework for admission practices, academic assistance, and the provision of services and support and complies with the Bologna Process 2020 Documents and the National Program for Social Integration of Disabled People (Lithuanian Government, 2012).  Admission LCC International University believes …