In the News

ALL summer kickoffLaurel Bretz, director of community education, and members of the LLCC’s Academy of Lifelong Learning (ALL) were interviewed at the ALL summer kickoff event (pictured) Aug. 8 for an upcoming story in the Illinois Times.

The LLCC Child Development Center was featured in a video shoot Aug. 8 by Community Connection Point, which will be using the video to promote sustaining quality in child care centers through accreditation. Laurie Rhodes, director, along with Anita Glydewell, Mary Beth Ponser and Joanne Thomas were interviewed for the video.

New 2018-19 LLCC catalog now live

LLCC’s new 2018-2019 Catalog is now live and available for use. The new catalog page features a drop down box in the upper right corner to access previous catalogs, and various sections of the new catalog have links on the left side of the page.

The link to the catalog is found on the LLCC homepage by hovering over the “Academics” tab at the top and clicking “Catalog” in the drop down menu.

Any questions about the new catalog may be directed to Lindee Hall, curriculum and catalog technician.

Please note: PRM and IT personnel are currently working to manually update all program pages on the LLCC website with links to the program pages in the new catalog. Your patience is appreciated.

 

Welcome April Bergman!

April BergmanApril Bergman has joined LLCC as program assistant in advising, counseling and career services. April previously worked in financial planning and real estate. She is located in Menard 1133 and can be reached at 786-2224. Welcome!

In the News

Sean Keeley, culinary specialist, appeared on WICS Midday Aug. 2 and prepared panzanella, which he describes as old Italian recipe using fresh garden vegetables and stale bread.

LLCC radiography program receives new digital imaging detector from HSHS St. John’s

Officials of LLCC thanked HSHS St. John’s Hospital Aug. 2 for the gift of a new digital detector imaging system for the LLCC associate degree radiography lab.

“HSHS is proud to partner with the LLCC radiography program to enhance students’ training and education,” said Stephen Sabo, system director of capital equipment at HSHS and 1988 LLCC radiography graduate (pictured with Dr. Charlotte Warren, LLCC president). “Staying current with the latest, emerging technology positively affects patient care.”

“We thank HSHS St. John’s for this generous gift, which will allow our students to practice on the same state-of-the-art equipment they will find on the job,” said Dr. Charlotte Warren, president of LLCC.

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VALIC representative on campus

Today, Aug. 1, Michael Kaiser from VALIC will be on campus from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the VP Conference Room. A representative will be on campus again on Aug. 15. David Jones from VALIC will be on campus that day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the VP Conference Room.

Teen Career Launch

Samantha Reif with Career Launch teensTeens in the Boys and Girls Club of Central Illinois had their final Career Launch session of the summer at LLCC yesterday. They spent the afternoon on campus learning about geology from Samantha Reif and careers from Michelle Burger and Chris Barry. The teens learned about minerals that can be found in food and household items and how science is important to many career fields. They even created paper models to better understand earthquakes and types of faults! They wrapped up the day with a review of the many careers they explored while at LLCC and how education is a pathway to reaching their career goals.

Samantha ReifSamantha Reif working with Career Launch teens on paper models of faultsCareer Launch teen completing career review writing assignmentChris Barry and Michelle Burger discussing careers with Career Launch teens