“All Lit Up” Arts and Humanities Festival events for Sept. 28

"All Lit Up" bulb“All Lit Up” festival events for Thursday, Sept. 28 include a writing workshop, “Monologues: Casting Light on Character,” 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in Menard Hall, room 1167, and “All Lit Up: Author Readings,” 5-7 p.m., Menard Hall, R. H. Stephens Room, featuring:

  • John Paul Jaramillo, LLCC professor of English
  • Jon Tribble, poet, editor at “Crab Orchard Review” and creative writing faculty at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
  • Dr. Ted Morrisey, faculty in Lindenwood University’s MFA in Writing program and author
  • Allison Joseph, poet, editor at “Crab Orchard Review” and creative writing faculty at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

The new “All Lit Up” Arts and Humanities Festival features a number of events from Sept. 25-28 on the Springfield campus and at LLCC-Jacksonville in conjunction with Banned Books Week, a national observance celebrating the freedom to read. See the full schedule of events and biographies of the featured authors at www.llcc.edu/all-lit-up.

After 16 years of hosting a banned books reading on campus, Dr. Deborah Brothers, professor of English, decided to expand the observance and host a multi-day festival. She is assisted by Leslie Stalter, professor of art; Dr. David Leitner, professor of English; Mark Hardiman, professor of theatre; and LLCC student Terrelle Jackson.

Thirteen first place ribbons in LLCC’s “On My Own Time” exhibit!

On My Own TimeA panel of judges from the Springfield Area Arts Council completed their review yesterday of LLCC’s “On My Own Time” art exhibit and awarded 13 first place ribbons! Several other awards were also handed out. So take a moment today to walk over to the Trutter Center, take in the full display and cast your vote for the LLCC People’s Choice recipient.

The exhibit, entitled “Inspired,” features 37 works of art created by LLCC faculty and staff and is open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. People’s Choice voting continues through Dec. 6, with the winner receiving a $50 Visa gift card courtesy of the Trutter Museum.

Congratulations to everybody that participated in OMOT!

Vanessa Avery
Springtime Pink, Honorable Mention

Deanna M. Blackwell
A boy will learn the way of the warrior, 1st

Dabbing in StyleMichelle Burger
Dainty Date, 2nd
Momentum, Honorable Mention

Esteban Cruz
Dabbing in Style, 1st
Llamarada, 3rd

Misty Hagstrom
Reel Time, 1st

Lindee Hall
Sprite’s Shanty, Honorable Mention

Tricia Hardway
Revolution, 1st
XOC, 1st
Medusa, 2nd

Judy Jozaitis
Vilija in the Garden, 1st

Kyla Kruse
Old Red Barn, 2nd

Tricia Kujawa
Table with a View?, 1st
Mineral Lick, Honorable Mention
Serenity-Yavapai Point, Honorable Mention

Kevin Lust
With Malice Toward None, Honorable Mention

Ryan Roberts
Talking It Over (Flag Book), 1st

Joanie Rogers
The Start, 2nd

Tracy R. Stout
Icy Strait Point, Honorable Mention

Jan Szoke
Urban Tulip Garden, 1st
Whimsical Tulip Garden, 3rd

Greg Walbert
Carillon, 1st
Jefferson-5 Cents Worth, 1st
The Candidate, 1st

Gary L. Wendt
Arts and Crafts Wine Cabinet, 1st

Jeris L. Creasey and Mary Beth Ray also received participation awards.

All pieces awarded 1st place will move on to the OMOT city-wide exhibit. The OMOT city-wide exhibit will be at the Springfield Art Association (SAA), 700 N. Fourth St., Oct. 23-30. The city-wide awards, as well as the best of show award will be announced at a reception at the SAA for all OMOT participants to be held on Tuesday, Oct. 24.

Misty Hagstrom, 786-2466misty.hagstrom@llcc.edu
Judy Jozaitis, 786-2420judy.jozaitis@llcc.edu
Janet Semanik, 786-2217janet.semanik@llcc.edu

Nominate a deserving colleague for KUDOS

Key or Unique Demonstrations of Outstanding Service award nominations will be accepted through today, Wednesday, Sept. 27. Nominate a deserving colleague by filling out the online submission form. Please use the Chrome or Firefox browser when completing this form. The next set of KUDOS awards will be announced Oct. 12.

The KUDOS awards are an informal way to recognize the special contributions — small and large — made by faculty and staff that create the positive environment that is LLCC. Brighten someone’s day. Say, “Thank you! Great job!” by nominating that person for a KUDOS award.

Catalog revision process is underway

The catalog revision process is underway for production of the 2018-2019 LLCC Catalog. Please review the following file for any revisions and changes that need to be made: http://ww3.llcc.edu/catalog.

This reflects the July 1 publishing of the dynamic catalog. Changes that have been approved by the Curriculum Committee through the spring 2017 semester have already been corrected on this file. Please feel free to verify that changes from your department have been made. Please check with Pam Daniel to see if the changes you are requesting need to be approved first by the Curriculum Team. If you know of any other change that must be made, please go through the proper channels to have those changes approved. The catalog must match the ICCB Course Master, CurricUNET, Board Policy Manual and approved Academic Standards policies.

The guidelines for making corrections are listed below.

  1. Copy the section into an e-mail, including the section from which you copied it.
  2. Make additions and corrections using the red font. Use the red font and the strikeout format to highlight deletions.
  3. Email it to Elaine Guthals at elaine.guthals @llcc.edu.

You may also print off the page, make the corrections and send the page to Elaine through intercampus mail if you so choose. Remember to include the page number on which the information is found. In addition, Elaine has a hard copy of the catalog in her office that can be reviewed there.

The following timeline has been established:

Task Due date
Catalog revision process started Sept. 25, 2017
Changes completed to catalog copy to Elaine Oct. 31, 2017
Proof distributed Nov. 1, 2017
Changes completed to proof to Elaine Dec. 1, 2017
Catalog to PRM Dec. 8, 2017
PRM proofing changes to  Elaine Dec. 15, 2017
Catalog to PRM Jan. 19, 2018

“All Lit Up” Arts and Humanities Festival events for Sept. 25

"All Lit Up" bulbThe new “All Lit Up” Arts and Humanities Festival starts today, Monday, Sept. 25!  The event kicks off with an open mic and exhibit: “All Lit Up: Art Inspired by the Written Word” from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the James S. Murray Gallery, Menard Hall.

With the theme of “Arts bringing light into the darkness,” the festival will feature a number of events from Sept. 25-28 on the Springfield campus and at LLCC-Jacksonville in conjunction with Banned Books Week, a national observance celebrating the freedom to read. See the full schedule of events and biographies of the featured authors at www.llcc.edu/all-lit-up.

After 16 years of hosting a banned books reading on campus, Dr. Deborah Brothers, professor of English, decided to expand the observance and host a multi-day festival. She is assisted by Leslie Stalter, professor of art; Dr. David Leitner, professor of English; Mark Hardiman, professor of theatre; and LLCC student Terrelle Jackson.

Farm stand open Monday, Sept. 25 from 1:30-4 p.m.

The farm stand is open today from 1:30-4 p.m. (or until sold out) in A. Lincoln Commons. It features produce grown organically on campus, including sweet peppers, tomatoes, herbs and possible surprises! Please note that the farm stand accepts cash only.