TODAY: A reminder that ITDE is closed. Mod V final exams are taking place today.
Students who have completed grades K-8 will get a taste of college in July. College for Kids is taking place on campus the weeks of July 6-9, July 13-16 and July 20-23 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Students who have completed grades K-8 will participate in hands-on learning experiences in the arts, math, science, technology, culinary and more.
Pursuant to the Illinois Smoke Free Campus Act (110 ILCS 64), LLCC is smoke and tobacco free beginning today. Smoking and the use of tobacco products as defined by the Act are prohibited on all college-owned and operated property. Full details about the smoke-free policy at LLCC can be found in this LincIn article dated June 24.
The Instructional Technology and Distance Education (ITDE) department will be closed Thursday, July 2 for staff professional development activities. We will resume normal operating hours on Monday, July 6.
You can now schedule a conference call with multiple individuals, both internally and externally of LLCC by using the Skype meeting function in Outlook (not web-based email). When you set up a Skype meeting, a dial-in telephone number and passcode will automatically generate. This will replace the TurboBridge audio conferencing steps that were previously used.
Steps to access: 1. Open Outlook 2. Click on Calendar 3. Click on New Skype Meeting 4. Add the recipients in the To… box. This may be any email address. 5. Enter all pertinent information. Join Skype meeting information will be shown within the calendar appointment. Should you experience any technical difficulties, contact the ITS Service Desk at ext. 62555.
LLCC is now being spotlighted on the ICCB Career and Technical Education website with a story about the championship livestock judging team. Read more at: http://cte.iccb.org
Jay Kitterman, Culinary Institute consultant, is the author of today’s SJ-R Epicuriosity 101 column, Celebrate Independence Day with barbecues and picnics.
Todd McDonald, vice president of administrative services, was interviewed June 30 by Channel 20 regarding the Smoke Free Act effective July 1.
Happy Birthday to those faculty and staff celebrating birthdays in July! Click HERE or on the Birthdays tab at the top of LincIn.
ITS is updating all computers currently running Office 2010 to Office 2013 this evening. Please make sure to leave your computer on and close out of any open applications when you leave work. More information can be found HERE.