LLCC faculty and staff send a heartfelt thank you

LLCC faculty and staff send a heartfelt thank you to everyone keeping our community safe and running! Special thanks to Laurie Lewis-Fritz, instructor of music, for composing the original music in this video.

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Complete a tuition waiver online

Faculty, staff and adjuncts can complete a tuition waiver online through Employee Records in a few simple steps outlined below. Full directions with screenshots are available on the HR Portal.

  1. Sign in to PeopleAdmin using your LLCC credentials.
  2. If you are not immediately taken to Employee Records upon logging in, click the three dots in the left-hand corner and then on Employee Records.
  3. Click on BLANK DOCS near the top of the page to the right.
  4. Click on the form you need; then complete and submit it.
  5. Finance will send an acknowledgment via email that your tuition waiver has been received.

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to call or email (217-786-2865 or

Our sympathy to Kyla Kruse

We extend our sincere condolences to Kyla Kruse, assistant director, public relations, on the loss of her grandmother, Helen Doyen, April 15. Read the obituary. A private graveside service will be held Tuesday at Rosehill Cemetery in Petersburg. A memorial celebration will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to Bethlehem Lutheran Church, the Paralyzed Veterans of America or the Menard County Rescue Squad. Hurley Funeral Home in Petersburg is in charge of arrangements.

TRIO video

Anne Armbruster, interim director, TRIO Student Support Services, is featured in this video currently posted on LLCC social media channels with a message for TRIO students who have transitioned to remote learning.

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Tim McKenzie assists with Illinois Community College Journalism Association online conference

After the Illinois Community College Journalism Association’s spring conference at the College of DuPage April 16-17 had to be canceled, advisers moved the conference online.

Tim McKenzie, LLCC professor of journalism, prepared and shipped awards to winning schools. He also helped interview three of the scheduled speakers to provide their advice to student journalists. The videos can be seen as they are released at the association’s Facebook page. McKenzie interviewed Dann Gire, founding director of the Chicago Film Critics Association and president of the group for 22 years, and a combined interview with Neil and Michelle Holdway, who are copy editors at the Daily Herald in Arlington Heights.

Welcome Cassy Taylor

Cassandra TaylorCassy Taylor has recently joined LLCC as a child development assistant. She previously worked at Care-o-sel in Virden for 12 years and has a total of 23 years childcare experience. Cassy has an associate degree in early childhood development. She can be reached at Welcome, Cassy!