Thank you from Neci Faine

I would like to thank you for your thoughtfulness and kind expressions of sympathy on the passing of my mother, Clester Faine. My family and I appreciate your care and concern during this difficult time.

Neci Faine, duplication and mail center technician,

Our sympathy to Neci Faine

We extend our condolences to Neci Faine, duplication and mail center technician, on the recent passing of her mother on Oct. 2. Visitation will be held at Union Baptist Church in Springfield on Saturday, Oct. 6 from 10-11 a.m., and a service will follow from 11 a.m.-noon. Interment will be held on Friday, Oct. 19 at Roselawn Memorial Park Cemetery. Read the obituary.

National emergency alert test tomorrow

The Federal Emergency Management Agency, in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission, is planning on conducting a nationwide test of the Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) and Emergency Alert System (EAS) on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018 beginning at 1:18 p.m. CDT. The test will assess the operational readiness of the infrastructure for distribution of a national message and determine whether improvements are needed. The test was originally planned for Sept. 20, 2018 but has been postponed until Oct. 3, 2018 due to ongoing response efforts to Hurricane Florence. Read more.  Note: This is nationwide test conducted by the federal government. This is NOT an LLCC ALERT test.

VALIC representative on campus Wednesday

Michael J. Kaiser

Michael J. Kaiser

Michael J. Kaiser, VALIC Sr. Financial Advisor, will be on campus tomorrow, Oct. 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the VP Conference Room. He will be on site for 30-minute account review to help employees understand options and new enrollments. To register go to my.VALIC.com/seminars and enter registration code 2206SPR11AA.

QR code for VALIC meeting registration

Input on new Facilities Master Plan

The college is planning an update to the Facilities Master Plan. Pending Board of Trustees approval today, Demonica Kemper Architects (DKA) will conduct meetings with various departments the first week of October on the new plan.

There are two ways for LLCC employees to provide input in the master planning process. One, you should be asked to share your thoughts and ideas with the leadership of your department/division through meetings or completing the questionnaire (below) via email. Secondly, the Campus Climate Team will be meeting with DKA as part of the master planning process. You may provide your thoughts and ideas to any member of the Campus Climate Team: Kyla Kruse (chair), Kim Elder, Lucas Ostendorf, Jacob Deters, Becky Parton, Dr. Deanna Blackwell, Dr. Deborah Brothers, Danyle Watkins, Esteban Cruz, Shelby Bedford, Nicole Ralph, Tisha Miller, Tim Ervin, Darla Cochran, Nick Ferreira and Ben Roth.   

  • Anticipated department or space usage changes over the next 5-10 years
    • Existing department / programmatic growth or decline
    • Potential new programs
    • New technology
    • Pedagogical changes
    • Stakeholder interactions
  • Discussion of proposed space to support anticipated changes above
    • Classroom space
    • Lab space
    • Office space
    • Informal space (collaborative, lounge, reception, etc.)
    • Support space (storage, etc)
  • Adjacencies
    • To other related department / programmatic spaces
    • On campus
    • Does your department need to be together or can it be spread out?
    • If your department / program interacts with students, is it easily identified and easy to find?

Employees invited to give input for new Facilities Master Plan

The college is planning an update to the Facilities Master Plan. Pending Board of Trustees approval next Wednesday, Demonica Kemper Architects (DKA) will conduct meetings with various departments the first week of October on the new plan.

There are two ways for LLCC employees to provide input in the master planning process. One, you should be asked to share your thoughts and ideas with the leadership of your department/division through meetings or completing the questionnaire (below) via email. Secondly, the Campus Climate Team will be meeting with DKA as part of the master planning process. You may provide your thoughts and ideas to any member of the Campus Climate Team: Kyla Kruse (chair), Kim Elder, Lucas Ostendorf, Jacob Deters, Becky Parton, Dr. Deanna Blackwell, Dr. Deborah Brothers, Danyle Watkins, Esteban Cruz, Shelby Bedford, Nicole Ralph, Tisha Miller, Tim Ervin, Darla Cochran, Nick Ferreira and Ben Roth.   

  • Anticipated department or space usage changes over the next 5-10 years
    • Existing department / programmatic growth or decline
    • Potential new programs
    • New technology
    • Pedagogical changes
    • Stakeholder interactions
  • Discussion of proposed space to support anticipated changes above
    • Classroom space
    • Lab space
    • Office space
    • Informal space (collaborative, lounge, reception, etc.)
    • Support space (storage, etc)
  • Adjacencies
    • To other related department / programmatic spaces
    • On campus
    • Does your department need to be together or can it be spread out?
    • If your department / program interacts with students, is it easily identified and easy to find?

Test of LLCC ALERT today, 11 a.m.

Each semester, LLCC tests its emergency alert system called LLCC ALERT.

LLCC ALERT allows the college to communicate with you by text, phone and email in an emergency, as well as for severe weather and other closures. Current employees and students are automatically enrolled in LLCC ALERT.

The next test will take place today, Sept. 12, at 11 a.m. You will receive a test message from LLCC ALERT.

We encourage you to visit www.llcc.edu/alert and log in with your LLCC username and password to check your current contact information and manage how you receive emergency notifications. LLCC ALERT uses the information about you currently stored in the college’s Colleague system, and this information may need updating. Please add your office phone number if it is not listed, and make any other revisions needed.

For assistance, please contact the IT Service Desk at 786-2555or helpdesk@llcc.edu.

Note: Updating your contact information in LLCC ALERT will NOT update that information in Colleague. To update your information in Colleague, please contact LLCC Human Resources.

Test of LLCC ALERT tomorrow, 11 a.m.

Each semester, LLCC tests its emergency alert system called LLCC ALERT.

LLCC ALERT allows the college to communicate with you by text, phone and email in an emergency, as well as for severe weather and other closures. Current employees and students are automatically enrolled in LLCC ALERT.

The next test will take place tomorrow, Sept. 12, at 11 a.m. You will receive a test message from LLCC ALERT.

We encourage you to visit www.llcc.edu/alert and log in with your LLCC username and password to check your current contact information and manage how you receive emergency notifications. LLCC ALERT uses the information about you currently stored in the college’s Colleague system, and this information may need updating. Please add your office phone number if it is not listed, and make any other revisions needed.

For assistance, please contact the IT Service Desk at 786-2555 or helpdesk@llcc.edu.

Note: Updating your contact information in LLCC ALERT will NOT update that information in Colleague. To update your information in Colleague, please contact LLCC Human Resources.