Parent and Me Holiday Monsters class Oct. 25

LLCC employees and their children are invited to join baking wizard Jolene Adams to learn to make monster cupcakes, Nutella bats and more in the Culinary Institute’s Parent and Me Holiday Monsters class. The class meets this Saturday, Oct. 25 from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the baking lab in the Workforce Careers Center. The class is being offered at a special price for employees and their children. Adults and children are encouraged to come in Halloween costume. Register online or by calling extension 62292. For more information, call 62432.

Course Codes and Fees:
YES 500-44B (youth, limit of two children per adult), $14.50
CEW 500-43E (adults), $14.50

Academy of Lifelong Learning holds Fall Celebration Wed., Oct. 1

The Academy of Lifelong Learning (ALL) will hold its Fall Celebration from 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, in the Trutter Center. Individuals 50 and greater who are interested in learning and exploring what the Academy of Lifelong Learning offers are invited to the event. The featured speaker is Ronald Solberg, who will present “Those Magnificent ‘Whizbang’ Traveling Salesmen of Illinois.”

Click HERE for details.

Culinary Institute announces fall 2014 food and wine classes

Layout 1The Culinary Institute has announced its schedule of non-credit food and wine classes for fall 2014! The schedule includes cook and dine courses, special cooking topics, Bistro Verde dinners and other classes. Topics being featured include eating for health, baking and desserts, holiday foods, parent and me classes, and advanced kitchen boot camp. Instruction is provided by culinary and nutrition experts at LLCC as well as from Springfield and surrounding areas. Registrations are being accepted now.  More info…

Welcome Jamie Stout


Jamie Stout joined LLCC this week as the new director of Community Education.  Her office is located in Millennium 1135, and she can be contacted at 6-2430 or  Welcome, Jamie!

Academy of Lifelong Learning annual kickoff TODAY

 The LLCC Academy of Lifelong Learning (ALL) will hold its annual kickoff event this morning, Thursday, July 24 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 533 S. Walnut St. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. with a brief program at 10 a.m., followed by refreshments. The public is invited, including anyone interested in becoming a member. 

Visitors are encouraged to gather information on the many opportunities and activities open to ALL members. The Membership Committee will have a table to sign up new members, take renewals and answer membership questions. Leaders of various interest groups within ALL will have displays with details on upcoming activities for the year. Find out more…

College For Kids update

IMG_7627The highest number of participants in College for Kids yet-578! We’re in the third and final week of College For Kids on the Springfield campus this summer.  Check out this photo album on Facebook to see what the students have been up to.  We’re especially excited that this year we have  former CFK student, Jacqueline Morrow, returning as a volunteer instructor!

This Week at LLCC

The third and final session of College for Kids on the Springfield campus will be held 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Students will begin each day in the Trutter Center, break out to classrooms all over campus, and return to the Trutter Center for closing so please use extra caution, especially driving.

A Radiography Information Session will take place on Monday evening at 6:30 p.m.

A Blood Drive will be held in the Student Union, Menard Hall on Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The July Board of Trustees meeting is Wednesday at 5 p.m.

On Thursday, from 9 to 11 a.m., a Rapid Registration event will be held in Menard Hall, 1173 to help current students get registered for Fall classes.  Also, at 1 p.m. a New Student Orientation will begin in the R.H. Stephens Room.


To prepare for the Springfield sessions of College For Kids in July, we need mass amounts of the following recycled goodies: empty water bottles, yarn, newspapers, empty Kleenex/shoe boxes, egg cartons, and pop can tabs! Donations may be dropped off at the Community Education office in the Millennium Center or sent with students enrolled in CFK. Thank you!