New Travel Policy/Procedure changes-training sessions scheduled Feb. 28 and March 1

The Finance Department will be holding two training sessions on the new Board approved travel policy and procedures.  The new policy will take effect March 1.  The travel forms have been updated and will be ready for distribution on March 1.  Both training sessions will be held in the R. H. Stephens Room.  The first session is Tuesday, Feb. 28 from 2-3:30 p.m. and the second session is on Wednesday, March 1 from 10-11:30 a.m.

 

 

African-American Food and Vendor Day today!

LLCC’s observance of African American History Month continues today with African-American Food and Vendor Day from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in A. Lincoln Commons. The event features free samples of African-American food, displays exhibiting the wares of African-American entrepreneurs, and “Saxophone and African-American Poetry Improvisations” performed by LLCC retired business law professor and jazz musician Virgil Rhodes, J.D.

Saturday, Feb. 25, is the Black History Month Ebony Dance from 9 p.m. to midnight in the Trutter Center. The event is co-sponsored by the African-American History Month Committee and the Open Door Mentorship program.

Valic rep on campus TODAY in VP Conference Room

Valic onsite visit communication: In an effort to provide you with the tools to better prepare to meet your financial and retirement goals, Terri Bailey from Valic will be onsite TODAY from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. (before or after by appointment) in the VP Conference Room, Menard Hall to address any questions you may have regarding

  • Planning, setting up your retirement plan
  • Budgeting, to meet your savings goals
  • Managing your investments
  • Calculation contributions to meet your future retirement needs

If you have not met the Valic advisor, here is your opportunity to get acquainted

Terri L Bailey Valic Financial Advisor, contact: (217)306-2455

Come learn about the differences between the 403B and the 457(deferred compensation) plans available at LLCC*

Click here to Register!     (Ctrl + click)

Or: my.valic.com/seminars   Registration code: 4361SPR11AA

In the News

Kevin Lust, director, Illinois Small Business Development Center at LLCC, was interviewed Feb. 21 by WCIA TV on the effects of a proposed minimum wage increase on small businesses.

Laurie Clemons, academic advisor, was interviewed Feb. 21 by the State Journal-Register regarding the Frederick Douglass Soup and Stories presentation, part of the LLCC African-American History Month observance.

Jamie Stout, director, Community Education, will be interviewed today on WICS on the ALL Winter Celebration.

 

50th anniversary panel presentation this morning

Logo-target-nostarThe Academy of Lifelong Learning invites everyone to a panel discussion this morning from 10-11:30 a.m. in the Trutter Center featuring LLCC leaders past and present discussing the history and future of the college. Panelists include LLCC’s current president Dr. Charlotte Warren and first president, Dr. Robert Poorman, along with James Zerkle, LLCC’s first student trustee in 1973 who later served as an elected trustee.

In the community

T.-Miller-at-North-ElementaryTo celebrate Lincoln’s Birthday and to assist in completing 50 Acts of Service, staff from LLCC-Taylorville and Litchfield read to local elementary school students in February.  Pictured in the attachment is Tisha Miller at North Elementary School in Taylorville.  The photo was printed in the Feb. 18 edition of the Breeze-Courier.

LLCC honors founders at 50th anniversary event

Lincoln Land Community College - 50th anniversary celebration, related activities and sports hall of fame induction Saturday 18 February 2017 Photos by Steve of Warmowski Photography http://www.warmowskiphoto.com 217.473.5581 170218

Lincoln Land Community College - 50th anniversary celebration, related activities and sports hall of fame induction Saturday 18 February 2017 Photos by Steve of Warmowski Photography http://www.warmowskiphoto.com 217.473.5581 170218

Lincoln Land Community College - 50th anniversary celebration, related activities and sports hall of fame induction Saturday 18 February 2017 Photos by Steve of Warmowski Photography http://www.warmowskiphoto.com 217.473.5581 170218

Lincoln Land Community College’s current leaders honored the individuals responsible for establishing the college half a century ago at the Founders’ Day Ceremony Feb. 18.

Voters in February 1967 approved the establishment of Lincoln Land District 526 with the mission of providing area citizens with affordable, accessible higher education and career training programs. “Today we celebrate the vision of our founders, the dedication of our educators, and the success of our students over the last half century,” Craig Findley, chair of the LLCC Board of Trustees, told the crowd of approximately 200. Mr. Findley recognized Eldon Greenwood, the last surviving member of LLCC’s founding Board of Trustees, and Bill Ames, who was the first student in line when the college opened for classes in September 1968. Read more

Nominations being accepted for 2017 Distinguished Service Award

Nominate a deserving coworker for Distinguished Service Award!  This award recognizes those who provide service beyond the minimum. The award is presented to LLCC employees who demonstrate exemplary leadership, promote a learner-centered environment and promote service to the college community. Nominations should clearly describe what qualities exhibited by the nominee through his/her performance, attitude, behavior and action puts them in the elite class of Distinguished Service Award recipient.  Awards will be announced at the 2017 Employee Recognition and Appreciation Ceremony.

DSA Flyer 2017                          DSA Nomination Form 2017

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