Free LGBTQ community workshop Nov. 8

A free community workshop will be held at LLCC in the Trutter Center on Nov. 8. It is open to anyone interested in learning more about LGBTQ issues. Students, faculty and staff are welcome to join the Phoenix Center for this training. Continuing education credits are available for various health professionals. Get more details on the workshop here: LGBTQ: What You Need to Know.

ALL to hold annual Chilli Supper Sunday, Sept. 10

LLCC’s Academy of Lifelong Learning will hold its annual Chilli Supper Sunday, Sept. 10 from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Temple B’rith Sholom Social Hall, 1004 S. 4th St., Springfield. The public is invited to attend. The cost is $7 per person and free for youth ages 8 and under.

The supper will feature chilli made by Les Eastep, well-known Springfield chilli chef and cook-off judge. Also on the menu are hot dogs, chilli dogs, beverages and desserts, with carryout available.

The event will include a book and puzzle exchange along with exhibits about Academy of Lifelong Learning programs and activities. New this year is a trivia contest at 2 p.m. Teams of 10 can participate at $10 per person. The winning team will receive a $150 prize.

For more information or to reserve a trivia table, contact Community Education at 786.2432.

College for Kids in July

The traditional sessions of College for Kids start on Monday, July 10. It is the first of three unique week-long enrichment programs occurring July 10-13, July 17-20 and July 24-27 from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Students who have completed grades K-8 will be on campus taking courses such as LEGO Engineers, Candy Chemistry, Rocketry, Anime Japanese, and Dragon Genetics!

Free LGBT workshop at LLCC April 25

This free community workshop is open to anyone interested in learning more about LGBT issues.  Students, faculty and staff are welcome to join the Phoenix Center for this this training. Continuing education credits are available for various health professionals. See more information here: LGBT workshop

Midday Yoga begins March 13

Use your lunch hour as a time to destress from the holidays and reset your mind! Begin to connect with your body and your breath while also increasing flexibility and building strength. Whether you are looking for a way to improve your regular workouts, or simply a space to connect with your mind and body and “reset,” this class is perfect for you. All levels welcome. This class will be taught by LLCC’s very own, Valerie Wright, associate dean of nursing.

Time: 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Dates: Mon, 3/13, 3/27 and 4/3
Location: Trutter Center
Course Code: CEW 802-06 • Fee: $30

50th anniversary panel presentation this morning

Logo-target-nostarThe Academy of Lifelong Learning invites everyone to a panel discussion this morning from 10-11:30 a.m. in the Trutter Center featuring LLCC leaders past and present discussing the history and future of the college. Panelists include LLCC’s current president Dr. Charlotte Warren and first president, Dr. Robert Poorman, along with James Zerkle, LLCC’s first student trustee in 1973 who later served as an elected trustee.

ALL Today’s Topic lecture Feb. 21

Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend the Academy of Lifelong Learning Today’s Topic lecture on the LLCC 50th Anniversary.  The lecture is being held Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 10 a.m. at the Trutter Center. Panelists for the discussion include Dr. Charlotte Warren; Dr. Robert Poorman, founding president; and attorney James Zerkle, first student trustee and LLCC trustee.  The event is free and open to the public.  The recently published history book, “50 FORWARD! The First 50 Years of Lincoln Land Community College,” will be available for purchase and signing.

Community Education is looking for new instructors!

Have a special skill, talent or passion you want to share with others? Here is your chance. Community Education is looking for instructors to teach non-credit, personal development classes. Topics of great interest are art, finance, basic computer skills, technology, languages, and youth classes! We are open to other class ideas as well! Maybe you know of a student of yours that would be well suited for something like this? Please share with friends and family as well. Contact Jamie Stout, Director of Community Education at