Kevin Lust, director, Illinois Small Business Development Center at LLCC, was interviewed on WTAX yesterday morning about the new Business Interruption Grants.
Mackenzi Matthews, LLCC alum and current UIS student, has recently been selected to serve on the Illinois Board of Higher Education. WSIL-TV reports that she aims to bring a voice to affordability and access to resources in higher education.
Jolene Lamb, coordinator, LLCC Culinary Institute, was videoed Aug. 28 by WICS demonstrating the preparation of two recipes: zucchini fritters, which will air on Sept. 3, and summer succotash on Sept. 10. The segments will be between 5-7 a.m. in the morning and again 11:30 a.m-noon.
Kevin Lust, director, Illinois Small Business Development Center at LLCC, presented in the webinar “Economic Disparities and Opportunities” on Aug. 28 as part of 217 Black Business Month. A program announcement was featured in the State Journal-Register and covered by WTAX.
Dominic LoGrasso, LLCC peer tutor, began tutoring for the LLCC Center for Academic Success in January 2020. Over the summer, he wrote an article entitled, “What I Learned from Working as a Peer Tutor.” He was inspired to write the article when an Accudemia developer at the Engineerica company asked tutors to write about what they have learned from their tutoring experience. Dominic’s article was selected by the Accudemia team and published on the Engineerica website.
Laurie Rhodes, director, LLCC Child Development Center, was interviewed by STARNET: Early Childhood for a podcast about the challenges, successes and lessons learned amid increased regulations as a result of COVID-19.
Kevin Lust, director, Illinois Small Business Development Center at LLCC, will be presenting in the free webinar “Keeping Advisory Groups Engaged During the COVID Pandemic” sponsored by UIS on Friday, Aug. 7, noon to 1 p.m.
Kevin Lust, director, Illinois Small Business Development Center at LLCC, was recently quoted by NPR Illinois in an article about the Paycheck Protection Program. He will also be presenting at 217 Black Business Month Virtual Roundtables on Aug. 5, 12 and 19, discussing resources available to entrepreneurs at various stages of the development of their businesses. Registration is available at https://bit.ly/BBMroundtables.
Kathy Dehen, Academy of Lifelong Learning president, wrote the essay “Make a friend or two and learn something new” for the latest edition of Senior News.
Kevin Lust, director, Illinois Small Business Development Center at LLCC, was interviewed yesterday by the Illinois Times about how local businesses have been coping with the pandemic and helpful resources available from ISBDC. He was also interviewed by NPR Illinois about the Paycheck Protection Program.
Congratulations to the Illinois Small Business Development Center at LLCC! It is a finalist for this year’s Eck Schafter & Punke Innovation Award in the Local First Springfield Annual Awards.
Kevin Lust, director, Illinois Small Business Development Center at LLCC, presented “Valuable New Changes to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)” June 12 as part of the free webinar, “All IN 4U and Other Opportunities for Small Businesses: Changes to Paycheck Protection Program and Local Business Activities,” sponsored by UIS and Innovate Springfield.
Dee Krueger, director, LLCC-Taylorville was interviewed on the WTIM morning talkshow on May 28. She discussed the advantages of summer classes, the upcoming virtual LLCC experience and community education offerings including information on College For Kids.
Kevin Lust, director, Illinois Small Business Development Center at LLCC, presented “Back to Business: What Not to Miss” as part of a series of 11 free webinars on reopening the state amid the COVID-19 pandemic sponsored by UIS and Innovate Springfield.
Kevin Lust, director, Illinois Small Business Development Center at LLCC, was quoted in the article, Some small businesses get federal aid, others wait in the State Journal-Register April 18.
Kevin Lust, director, ISBDC at LLCC, was interviewed April 2 by WICS regarding services being offered to small business owners during the pandemic. The services being offeredy by ISBDC at LLCC were also covered by MDJOnline.com.