Thank you to my Lincoln Land family for all your prayers, gifts, and support during my stroke and the passing of my mother. You have helped make the transition through all of this much easier. I miss you all and plan on returning to work as soon as possible. Again, a heartfelt thank you to everyone.
Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society will hold a Silent Auction in A. Lincoln CommonsThursday, April 17 from 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Proceeds from the Silent Auction will benefit the Henson Robinson Zoo. Several baskets containing items donated by local businesses will be up for auction. Click Silent Auction Descriptions to see detailed descriptions and pictures of the baskets.
In conjunction with the Silent Auction will be a Bake Sale, with proceeds benefitting LLCC’s Alpha Epsilon Kappa chapter of Phi Theta Kappa.
Phi Theta Kappa is an honorary organization which encourages scholarship, service, leadership and fellowship. Please come and support these two events on Thursday, April 17! For more information, contact Claire Gordon, PTK Advisor, firstname.lastname@example.org (or 6-4944).
Please join in a retirement celebration for Rich Vertrees, Vice President, Administrative Services, on Thursday, April 24, in the Stephens Room. Please stop by between 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. for punch, cookies and cake.
After 27+ years at Lincoln Land, Ron Gregoire is leaving the helm of Admissions & Records and sailing off into retirement. To celebrate his years of service to the college, Ron’s staff will host an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Monday, April 28, in the Records Office. Make plans now to join us … there will be treats! We also will be collecting cards, if you care to bring one. The party has a nautical theme and sailing jargon is welcomed but no salty language, please!
Deborah Layton, a high-level member of Jim Jones’ People’s Temple in Guyana, who escaped the cult in 1978, will speak at Lincoln Land Community College Wednesday, April 16. The 1 p.m. presentation will be held in the Trutter Center.
Ms. Layton left the cult just months before over 900 people drank cyanide punch and committed “revolutionary suicide.” A book signing will follow the presentation, which is entitled, “Seductive Poison: A Jonestown Survivor’s Story of Life and Death in the People’s Temple.”
LLCC honors students enrolled in the Biological Field Studies course in Belize will present their research projects at a symposium April 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in A. Lincoln Commons.
Please stop by the tables and see the students’ work on display boards and in PowerPoint presentations.
Participating students are Johnathon Reeves, Tim Schaeffer, Annisa Kumerow, Brett Davis, Lindsey Carter, Ashley Holshouser, Gabe Krukowski, Sam Woolsey, Jennifer Faulkner, Heather Parsons and Carissa DuBois.
The deadline for Distinguished Service Award nominations is TODAY, April 11. Please take a moment to review the attached information and submit a nomination for faculty and/or staff who have distinguished themselves by demonstrating exemplary leadership and promoting a learner-centered environment as well as service to the college community.
The Arts & Humanities Department is hosting a retirement celebration for four faculty retirees: Mary Fortner, Theresa Kanoza, Jean Ladendorf and Bill McCall. Their combined retirement reception is Friday, May 9, 2-4 p.m. in the James S. Murray Gallery. If anyone would like to make a donation to assist with the cost of the event, please see Glenda Thomas in the Arts and Humanities office (ext. 62318). Hope to see you there!