Nearly $67,000 was raised at LLCC’s 8th annual Gala, which was held on Saturday, May 3 in the Student Union. This money will support students like LaChelle who states: “Every bit of education and opportunity was a big part of shaping me into the person I am today. When I leave here, I won’t think I am ready, I will know. You play a major part in making this happen.” The Gala is the Foundation’s largest source of unrestricted student support. The event features the talents of our music and culinary programs.
Please be aware that Relay for Life will be held on campus Saturday June 21 – Sunday 22. The public event kicks off at 6 p.m. Saturday and runs through 6 a.m. Sunday in the parking lots. Parking lots 9, 11, 12 will be blocked Thursday night for the event set up Friday. The lots will be used all day/night for the event. The event will also be using the Millennium Center, A. Lincoln Commons and Student Union Saturday and Sunday.
ITS is performing phone maintenance this morning from 6:30-7:30 a.m. This may result in a loss of phone service during that time.
Summer 2014 Campus Visit Day is being held from 5-7:30 p.m. today. Check-in begins at 5 p.m. in A. Lincoln Commons, followed by separate information sessions for traditional (Student Union) and adult (M2207) students at 5:30 p.m. From 6-7:30 p.m., exhibits will be open in A. Lincoln Commons and tours will be offered of Menard and Sangamon Halls.
The thank-you reception for Jim Van Kleek, retiring program director of aviation, planned for Wednesday, June 18, 2:30 p.m. is being rescheduled for a later date.
Always wanted to try out Zumba before paying for a class? Join us in the Trutter Center tomorrow from 5:30-6:30 for a Zumba preview! Come try it out and get information about offerings through Community Education!
Tomorrow, June 13, engineers will be conducting a test of the emergency generator system. This will produce several power outages. Please turn any computers off before leaving on Thursday.
Dave Bretscher, Facilities Director
Students are now able to make an appointment or walk in to see an advisor or counselor any time of the day. Appointment times are available from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and walk-in times are 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. Students may make an appointment up to 2 weeks in advance and will receive a reminder call the day before.
Dr. Victor Broderick, dean, Social Sciences, and Brad Gentry, police chief, were interview by WICS’s Liz Foster June 11 on the topic of school shootings and LLCC’s crisis plans in place.
The Learning Lab is having an identity crisis! Not really. We are simply changing our name to one that better reflects our departmental mission and goals. As of July 1, 2014, the Learning Lab’s name will change to the Center for Academic Success. Also as of July 1, 2014, the Special Needs Office will change its name to Accessibility Services. Please note that the academic support services currently offered within these areas will NOT be changing.
Attention faculty: The make-up testing area’s email address has changed! If you wish to email copies of tests to be proctored in our department, please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We appreciate everyone’s patience and support as we make the transition to these new names. We also ask that you keep an eye out for any documents or other communication pieces within your respective departments that may need to be updated. Please contact Julie Clevenger at 786-2365 with any questions.