Retirement Party planned for Arts & Humanities Faculty

balloon_retirementThe 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!

Retirement Reception for Bob Smith

balloon_retirementPlease join us in wishing Bob Smith, Information Technology Specialist, a final farewell for his retirement. The reception will be held April 29th from 2:00-3:30 in the R.H. Stephens Room.

Condolences to Joseph Hoff

Our  sympathy to Joseph Hoff, assistant professor of Spanish, on the passing of his father, Russel Hoff.  A visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 12, 2014, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.  Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 12, 2014, at the funeral home with Msgr. John Myler officiating.  Burial will follow at Walnut Hill Cemetery, Belleville, IL.  For memorial information and to offer condolences…

In the News – Leslie Johnson on WSMI

Leslie Johnson, LLCC-Litchfield/Hillsboro director, and Chris Casey with the University of Illinois Extension were interviewed on WSMI yesterday in regard to the Starting Your Business in Illinois Workshop to be held on May 6 at LLCC-Litchfield.

Anthony Tate, biology instructor, reports on Belize trip

Tate AnthonyOn January 3 of this year I embarked on a trip to Belize as part of the Biological Field Studies course (BIO 209) offered here at Lincoln Land Community College.  My roles in this course were that of a chaperone and also to participate as an international community education member.  To help defray the cost of the trip, I requested $400 from the Faculty Development and Recognition Committee.  As a new faculty member I am very appreciative of being graciously awarded those funds…      READ MORE

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.