Save the date for a retirement reception!

Mark your calendars for a retirement farewell to end all farewells!  It is for David Laubersheimer, dean of Arts and Humanities, and Glenda Thomas, assistant to the dean of Arts and Humanities.  Their combined retirement reception is Thursday, May 15,  2-4 p.m. in the Trutter Center.  If anyone would like to contribute toward gifts, please see Vickie Ward in the Arts and Humanities office (ext. 62329).  Hope to see you there!

Student Life invites you to Macaroni Soup family concert!

Join us tonight for Macaroni Soup! This FREE, high energy and super fun concert is hosted will be in the Trutter Center.  There will be pre-concert activities provided by the LLCC Child Development Center starting at 6 p.m. and the concert will begin at 6:30 p.m. “Miss Carole” Stephens of Park Ridge, IL has 7 award-winning CDs and travels the U.S. bringing her energy and enthusiasm to help everyone have a ball and sing and dance along!

Tickets can be picked up in the LLCC Student Life Office (lower level, Menard Hall). This is a Red & Blue Crew event and is sponsored by the Logger Activities Board and LLCC Child Development Center.

Our sympathy to Phil Lima

Our sincere condolences to Phil Lima, police sergeant, whose mother, Wilma Lima, passed away early Monday morning.  A visitation will be held at Butler Funeral Home (Springfield, IL) Wednesday April 9th, 11:3oa.m.-12:30p.m. followed by a service at Camp Butler Cemetery at 1:00p.m.

In the News

ON FOX-55 this morning between 7-9 a.m.: Karen Sanders, executive director, LLCC Foundation, and honors students Tyler Mathews and Russell Michelich, talk about the “Be a Hero” campaign to promote organ donation. Secretary of State Jesse White will be on campus Tuesday, 1 p.m. in A. Lincoln Commons for a press conference about the statewide, community college campaign. Organ donation registry will be available following the press conference.

Scott Stallman, executive director LLCC-Taylorville/Litchfield/Hillsboro, was featured on the April 2 edition of WTIM’s “Ask The Professional.” He provided information on registering for summer/fall classes including new student orientation and paying for college. He also discussed April happenings at LLCC-Taylorville.

Thank you for helping us with 7th grade tours!

Almost 350 7th graders were wowed by their visit to LLCC over the past two days. PRM would like to thank the following LLCC faculty and staff for their assistance. We truly could not have done it without you!

Jay Kitterman, Dave Green, Nancy Sweet, John Kidd, Dan Sheedy, Julie Rourke, Tom Spears, Red Tomitz, Dick Rogers, Bill Harmon, Kevin Tait, Jim Betts, Kurt Robinson, Bob Howard, Chemistry Club, Jennifer Ramm, Tony Rothering, Gary Armour, Nick Ferreira, Janice Lovekamp, Faith Waitkus, Virginia Moore.

Thanks for sharing your expertise and enthusiasm for LLCC!

Terri Hinrichs, Mac Warren, Misty Hagstrom, Rose Raikes, Lynn Whalen, Greg Walbert, Colleen Pittman

Weight Watchers At Work Series Open House April 10

Come to an open house right here at work and see for yourself how Weight Watchers can give you the inspiration and motivation you need to begin and maintain your weight loss goals.  The current group of Weight Watchers at Work participants will be hosting a Smoothie Social on April 10 at 11:45am in Menard 2215.  Stop by!!

Retirement party for Tyra Taylor April 25

Please join in a farewell to Tyra Taylor, associate vice president, Enrollment Services, at her retirement party Friday, April 25, in the Student Life Office Club Room. Drop in anytime between 2-4 for punch, cookies and cake.

In the News-Lisa Collier, Kevin Lust and Truck Driver Training

Lisa Collier, assistant VP, Financial Aid, was interviewed March 31 by FOX-55 for a story that evening on avoiding student loan debt. Several students were also interviewed.

Kevin Lust, director, ISBDC at LLCC, was interviewed by Fox 55 News while speaking to the Sangamon CEO class of high school students about business plans. The interview was set to air March 31.

The April Springfield Business Journal features a story on Truck Driver Training’s special classes for laid off coal miners from Crowne III mine. Bob Howard, director, is featured along with several students.