LLCC-Jville hosts fall art show

LLCC-Jacksonville hosted the Regional Office of Education Fall Art Show Artistsfeaturing hundreds of pieces of artwork from 10 area schools. Awards were given by the Jacksonville Area Chamber of Commerce, Mayor Andy Ezard, the Regional Office of Education, LLCC-J and People’s Choice award.

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LLCC-Jacksonville wins award

Jan Terry, executive director at LLCC-Jacksonville, received the following letter from the parent of an LLCC student who nominated LLCC-J for a special award.

Dear Jan,

I recently attended the 2014 Illinois Statewide Transition Conference in Springfield and nominated LLCC for an award:

I want to vote for Lincoln Land Community College campus in Jacksonville, Ill. My son has High Functioning Autism and this is his third semester there. The staff are helpful, kind and friendly to him. They demonstrate true concern and tolerance towards him. If it wasn’t for their Special Needs program, he would not be in his third semester. I am sure they are this way with all of their special needs students. Mrs. Jan Terry is the Jacksonville Campus Director and Ms. Linda Chriswell is the Director of the Special Needs Department for all of the Lincoln Land Community College Schools.

I am happy to say you won. I have the plaque as they gave it to me at the conference but the name plate that goes with it will be mailed to you. I will get the plaque to you as soon as possible. Congratulations!

Thank you for all that you and your staff do to help Quentin.

Maxette Ratliff

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Congratulations, LLCC-J CNA Graduates!

CNA 2  10.16.2014

Back L-R:   Kara Pattie, Stacy Six, Christy Long, Brittny Buhlig, Jordan Freese, Jessica Merriman, Shelby Wright, Emily Ankrom

Front L-R:  Instructor Cindy Krieg, Carolyn Hardwick, Rikki Farris, Ashley Muffick, Sasha Velten, Nicole Riva, Brooke Thompson, Instructor Peggy Wisdom

LLCC-Beardstown celebrates Multicultural Fest

LLCC-Beardstown celebrated Multicultural Fest last week. Students from more than 10 countries celebrated their heritage. Students modeled their native clothing, displayed accessories and created posters with information about their homeland. Students also provided entertainment, which was followed by a potluck containing a wide variety of homemade food provided by students, faculty and staff. See photos HERE.

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LLCC-B participates in Beardstown Fall Festival

Students from LLCC-Beardstown entered a clown truck and walked in the annual Chamber of Commerce’s Fall Fun Festival parade Saturday. The event theme was “Clowning Around in Beardstown.” The LLCC tent operated by students and staff both Saturday and Sunday provided activities, prizes and information about LLCC.

LLCC-BTent1LLCC TruckLLCC-B Students Fall Fest

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Welcome Lorie McDonald!

McDonald, Lorie

Lorie McDonald has joined us as the new director of LLCC-Litchfield.  She can be reached at 786-3441 (63441 internally) or lorie.mcdonald@llcc.edu.  Welcome, Lorie!

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New main and office phone numbers for LLCC-Taylorville and Litchfield

The ongoing upgrade of the LLCC phone system through AT&T has required the changing of main and office phone numbers at LLCC-Taylorville and Litchfield, and two office numbers at LLCC-Jacksonville.

Please make a note of these new numbers, which are in effect immediately:
LLCC Litchfield main number: 786.3401 (formerly 324.2090)
LLCC Taylorville main number: 786.2754 (formerly 287.7081)

Please see all of the new numbers in the chart below, including for new employee Lori McDonald, who begins today as the new director at LLCC-Litchfield.

NOTE: The main number at LLCC-Jacksonville has NOT changed, and remains 243.6699.

Location User Old Number New Number Extension
Litchfield Main number 324-2090 786-3401 6-3401
Litchfield lorie.mcdonald@llcc.edu 786-3441 6-3441
Litchfield dee.tarter@llcc.edu 324-2337 786-3432 6-3432
Litchfield garry.wendt@llcc.edu 324-2493 786-3438 6-3438
Taylorville Main number 287-7081 786-2754 6-2754
Taylorville marty.swan@llcc.edu 287-2061 786-2780 6-2780
Taylorville scott.stallman@llcc.edu 287-3316 786-2774 6-2774
Taylorville tisha.miller@llcc.edu 287-3317 786-2775 6-2775
Taylorville dee.krueger@llcc.edu 287-3318 786-2778 6-2778
Taylorville marcy.durbin@llcc.edu 287-3319 786-2779 6-2779
Taylorville scott.grundy@llcc.edu 287-7081 786-2787 6-2787
Jacksonville tracy.kesinger@llcc.edu 245-2698 786-2458 6-2458
Jacksonville maryjane.million@llcc.edu 245-1347 786-2457 6-2457

Congratulations to the LLCC- Jacksonville CNA graduates:

CNA Summer DayDaytime Class

Back L-R: Sarah McBride, Shakarria Brock, Keiana Perry, Courtney Brown, Cassidy Crow
Middle: Instructor Cindy Krieg, Tara Linear, Katlin Westrope, Haley Kesler, Ashley Burns, Krissi Hatcher, Heather Voss, Instructor Linda Cockerill Front: Victoria Charles, Felicia Mitchell, Karina Rodriguez, Ashley Schutz

CNA Summer eveEvening Class

Back L-R: Rachel Pennell, Instructor Linda Minor, Katherine Elmore, Kristin Hopper, Natasha Bodwell, Kaitlin Tonry, Jenna Kessinger
Front: Taylor Smith, Kristy Haverfield, Rachelle Best

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Scheduled phone service outage in Jacksonville and Beardstown

As part of the phone system upgrade project, it is necessary to port the current phone numbers from the old phone lines to the new ones in Jacksonville and Beardstown on Wednesday, July 2 starting at 8 a.m.  We expect to experience phone service outages during this time in those locations.  We are not sure how long the phone service outages will last at this time.