Lincoln’s Birthday events planned for Today

Kathryn HarrisThe 6th Annual Lincoln Lecture today will feature Kathryn Harris, library services director, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, portraying Mary Todd Lincoln’s seamstress and confidante Elizabeth Keckley in a presentation called “Behind the Scenes With the Lincoln Family.” The presentation begins at 9am in the Trutter Center.

Also today, an unveiling ceremony for a new Lincoln stamp takes place at 1pm at the Old State Capitol. The new stamp features an image of the Lincoln Memorial. The LLCC Choir, under the direction of Sue Hamilton, will perform during the stamp ceremony.

Celebrate Lincoln’s Birthday with the Logger Activities Board! Come to the A. Lincoln Commons from 9-11am to get some free treats made by the LLCC Epicurean Club and participate in our fun events:

  • Lincoln Log Cabin building contest (with Lincoln Logs of course)-Students, staff and faculty can build creative, Lincoln houses and we are going to judge them on creativity and give prizes out.
  • Lincoln…In Pictures-Display a variety of historical pictures of Lincoln and have students come up with captions for the photos (we will judge on: historical accuracy, originality, humor, etc.).

Other activities are also planned at other LLCC locations; click HERE for the entire list.

 

 

Ryan Bailey and Ashley Lawrence named homecoming royalty

Ryan Bailey and Ashley Lawrence smallRyan Bailey and Ashley Lawrence were crowned the LLCC 2014 Homecoming King and Queen during the “Carnaval” homecoming dance Feb. 8.

Mr. Bailey, a geography major, is a pitcher for the LLCC Loggers baseball team and a member of Phi Theta Kappa academic honor society. He plans to transfer to a four-year university to continue his geography studies and baseball career.

Ms. Lawrence is pursuing an associate in science degree with plans to study veterinary medicine. She is a member of the Student Government Association, Loggers Activities Board, Student United Way and serves as a new student orientation leader.

Students were nominated for the homecoming court based on academic achievement, leadership and service, then selected by a vote of the student body. The homecoming court also included Tracy Johnson, Dylan Langiano, Virginia Moore, Jordan Roach, Austin Friedmeyer and Samuel Jackson.

Bistro Verde In the News!

Bistro Verde opening to the public was the headline story in the SJ-R’s A La Carte column on the business page Sunday, Feb. 9.

 A WICS story ran on Sunrise Thursday, Feb. 6.
This week, Nancy Sweet, culinary operations manager, will do a 10-minute interview on WMAY at 12:35 p.m. Monday (Business Focus) and WTAX at 6:40 a.m. Wednesday. Thursday “FOX SCENE” will film a segment during the lunch hours.
If you haven’t tried LLCC student-run Bistro Verde yet, we highly recommend you do so! It is open for lunch Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Workforce Careers Center from 11-1, by reservation only. Email bistroverde@llcc.edu or call 786.2821 to make your reservation!

Vote LLCC in the SJ-R Readers’ Choice Awards!

SJR RCA

Voting for the 2014 Readers’ Choice Awards has begun and we’d appreciate your support for Lincoln Land Community College!

Please visit  SJR Reader’s Choice Awards and vote Lincoln Land Community College for Best College/University and Best Trade School in the “Services” category as well as for Best Place to Work in the “Fun” category. Some things to know:

  • A registration form will pop up when you cast your first vote that must be completed in order to continue.
  • You can vote ONCE EACH DAY through February 11th.
  • You must vote for at least 50 categories in order for a ballot to be valid.

FAFSA Fridays session Feb. 7

A FAFSA Friday session is being held from 10am-1pm and Feb. 7 from 1-4pm in the Library Computer Lab (SA-1128)

Please encourage students to attend. Students have to apply for financial aid every year.

We recommend students apply prior to mid-February to ensure availability of all eligible aid. A financial aid official will be available for assistance during these times. To schedule an appointment outside of these times, students should call 786-2237.

Students should bring:

Independent Students (above 24 years old)

  • Completed 2013 taxes, or estimates of 2013 income
  • FAFSA PIN, apply for a PIN at fafsa.ed.gov
  • Asset information, including the balance of checking and savings accounts
  • Social security number

Dependent Students (below 24 years old)

  • Everything above, plus all parent(s) information

It’s Homecoming Week at LLCC!

Wednesday’s (Feb. 5) performance with Comedian Ryan Reiss in the A. Lincoln Commons is being rescheduled for a later date.

Thursday: Homecoming Court Panel Interview & Voting from 10am-1pm in the A. Lincoln Commons.

Friday: Free Photo Booth with fun props provided  will be in the A. Lincoln Commons from 10am-2pm.

Saturday: Women’s Basketball vs. John Wood CC at 2pm, Men’s Basketball at 4pm in Cass Gym.  Homecoming Dance w/ entertainment by Headphone Disco 8-11pm in the Student Union.

Sign up for LLCC Connect to find out about weather closings

Just a reminder that LLCC Connect allows the college to communicate with you in emergencies, including weather closings. Through LLCC Connect you can be sent information to where you need it most. You can choose to have information sent to your home phone, mobile phone, personal email or other accounts. If you have not signed up yet for LLCC Connect, click HERE.