Save the Date—Holiday Party 2013!

Save the date for the annual LLCC Holiday Party to be held Thursday, Dec. 19 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Student Union, Menard Hall. More details to follow in upcoming issues of LincIn.

Recital Series Performance this Sunday

Jason Waddell, Brick House Brass Quintet and Blackwater Strings Ensemble will perform Sunday, Nov. 10 as part of the LLCC Recital Series. The 4 p.m. concert is free and open to the public and will be held in the Trutter Center on the LLCC campus.  Click HERE for information about the performers.

This Week at LLCC

Monday, Nov. 4: i.e. Improv Performance begins at 6:00pm in the lower level of Sangamon Hall South. Tickets are available at the door for $2.

Monday-Friday, Nov. 4-8: Madrigals Plus Club Yankee Candle Fundraiser will take place each day this week starting at NOON in A.Lincoln Commons.  Sales will help fund trip to sign at Symphony Hall in Chicago.

Wednesday, Nov. 6: Honors Club “Pie Your Professor” fundraiser to benefit Make-A-Wish® Illinois. Tickets purchased  last week for a chance to throw a pie will be drawn at 11:00am in A. Lincoln Commons.

Wednesday-Thursday, Nov. 6-7: Quality Checkup for reaffirmation of accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission. All day, R.H. Stephens Room.

Thursday, Nov. 7: Save It Up! Presented by LLCC professor, Dr. Paul Hudson.  Come to the A. Lincoln Commons from 11:30-12:30pm to get some great budgeting and shopping tips to get us ready for 2014!  Denim Day to support the Brian McMillen Veterans Scholarship. Bring a $5 donation to the Student Life Office and wear your jeans.

Friday, November 8: Children’s Hospital Card & Ornament-making! Come to the A. Lincoln Commons from 10:30am-1pm to help the Red & Blue Crew create special cards and ornaments for our local St. John’s Children’s Hospital.

 

Community Learning has a special offering for staff and faculty only

Chicago – Shop or Tour!  Join Jay and Carol Kitterman for a pre-holiday weekend in the luxury of the Hilton Chicago. Some participants will go to museums (or museum gift shops); others to Michigan Avenue, Water Tower Place and a few other hot urban shopping destinations, plus IKEA on the way home.  Also join Jay and Carol at one of their favorite Windy City restaurants (optional).  Includes hotel and transportation only. We are offering a special deal for faculty and staff only who register by 5 p.m. on Nov. 12, 2013.

Questions to Community Learning!  786-2432

Registration Code: CEW 120-42C      Price: Faculty and Staff only $121

i.e. improv performs this evening at 6

 

“i.e. improv,” the improvisational performance group at LLCC, will perform this evening, Oct. 21, at 6 p.m. in the lower level of Sangamon Hall South.

Other Monday evening performances are Nov. 4 and 18, and Dec. 2, all at 6 p.m. in Sangamon Hall South. The public is invited, with viewer discretion advised. Tickets are available at the door for $2.

“i.e. (the Latin abbreviation for ‘that is’) improv” is comprised of LLCC students who perform unscripted, uncensored comedy, similar to the style of famous improv groups in Los Angeles and Chicago.  As a completely off-the-cuff show, this group takes audience suggestions and turns them into long-form improv. The students involved have all studied improvisation at LLCC.

 

 

This Week at LLCC

Monday, Oct. 21Breast Cancer Awareness speaker, 11am-noon, R.H. Stephens Room.  i.e. Improv performance, 6pm, Sangamon South.  RAD Class, 6pm, Trutter Center.

Tuesday, Oct. 22Epicurean Club Soups & Sauces Sale, 11:30am-1:30pm, Workforce Careers Center lobby.

Wednesday, Oct. 23Health & Wellness Fair, 10am-1pm, A. Lincoln Commons.  Board of Trustees Meeting, 5:30pm, Hillboro Area Hospital (see 10/18 article for details).

Thursday, Oct. 24Pink & Jeans Day, purchase stickers in Student Life.  Epicurean Club Soups & Sauces Sale, 3:00-5:00pm, Workforce Careers Center lobby.

Friday, Oct. 25 – Family event: Istvan & His Imaginary Band, 6:30pm, Trutter Center. SGA Breast Cancer Awareness display, 11am-1pm, Student Union.  Anyone wearing pink can enter to win a $50 gas card!

Reminder: “Pink & Jeans Day” fundraiser and other events next week

The Epicurean Club will be selling stocks, soups, and sauces on Oct. 22,  11:30 am – 1:30 pm and Oct. 24, 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm. The stocks, soups and sauces will be frozen and that recipes will be provided with the stocks and sauces.

Phi Theta Kappa will be holding a “Pink and Jeans Day” on October 24th to benefit Susan G. Komen Foundation. Make sure you stop by the Student Life Office before Thursday with $5 to purchase your pin to wear on that day along with your pink and jeans.

Free Family Concert on Friday, Oct. 25th! Bring the kids for a free Family Concert featuring Istvan and His Imaginary Band at the Trutter Center at 6:30 p.m.  Istvan has an irresistible mix of interactive rock ‘n’ roll, country, pop punk and sing-alongs that get heads bobbing.”

Recital Series features soprano Mariah Kaplan Sunday, Oct. 20

Mariah KaplanMariah Kaplan, soprano, will perform Sunday, Oct. 20 as part of the LLCC Recital Series. Her 4 p.m., free concert will be held in the Trutter Center on the LLCC Campus.

Mariah was the first student to achieve gold medal awards in both piano and voice at Sacred Heart-Griffin High School. In the summer of 2010, she sang at Carnegie Hall with the American High School Honors Performance Series. She now attends Indiana University where she is studying voice and psychology. Last summer, she attended the Summer Voice Festival at the Manhattan School of Music, where she played Polly Peachum in a rendition of the “The Beggars’ Opera” and “The Threepenny Opera.”

Mariah has been a student of Sue Hamilton, LLCC adjunct music instructor, for nine years.

This Week at LLCC

Wednesday, Oct. 16Rochester 6th graders visit LLCC for a presentation and tour of the Workforce Careers Center, hosted by Public Relations and Marketing. SGA will have a Breast Cancer Awareness display and serve snow cones 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in A. Lincoln Commons.

Thursday, Oct. 17Annual Employee Wellness Screenings will take place during the morning in the Trutter Center.  Contact HR for more information, 6-2752.  The annual Career Development Services Silent Auction is from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the R.H. Stephens Room.  Proceeds benefit the CDS Emergency Fund.

Friday, Oct. 18SGA Breast Cancer Awareness display will be in the Student Union from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Anyone wearing pink can enter to win a $50 gas card!  The Annual Career Development Services Silent Auction is from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the R.H. Stephens Room.

Sunday, Oct. 20 – Recital Series performance by Soprano Mariah Kaplan will be in the Trutter Center at 4:00 p.m.

“i.e. improv” begins fall performance schedule this evening at 6

“i.e. improv,” the improvisational performance group at LLCC, will perform five shows this fall semester, beginning this evening, Oct. 7, at 6 p.m. in the lower level of Sangamon Hall South on the LLCC Springfield campus.

Other Monday evening performances are Oct. 21, Nov. 4 and 18, and Dec. 2, all at 6 p.m. in Sangamon Hall South. The public is invited, with viewer discretion advised. Tickets are available at the door for $2.

“i.e. (the Latin abbreviation for ‘that is’) improv” is comprised of LLCC students who perform unscripted, uncensored comedy, similar to the style of famous improv groups in Los Angeles and Chicago.

As a completely off-the-cuff show, this group takes audience suggestions and turns them into long-form improv.  The students involved have all studied improvisation at LLCC.

More information is available by emailing mark.hardiman@llcc.edu or by calling 786.4942.