10th Annual Multicultural Fest a success

IMG_4236The 10th Annual Multicultural Fest was a great success in its new location of the A. Lincoln Commons plaza. Students, faculty, staff and community members enjoyed entertainment including the headliner band, Xperimento, ethnic food and colorful displays. Restaurants, entertainers and exhibitors who have participated for five or more years were recognized in a ceremony, followed by the LLCC Madrigals. Entertainment was simulcast to ESAs who also had special activities.

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Multicultural Fest Oct. 2–still in need of a few volunteers!

The 10th annual Multicultural Fest is this Wednesday, Oct. 2 outside the A. Lincoln Commons and is scheduled over two time slots, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4-6 p.m.  Entertainment includes local artists as well as Xperimento, a Florida-based nationally touring multicultural band, performing from 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.  A 10th anniversary commemoration will follow. A few volunteers are still needed for various jobs. To sign up, please visit this page and scroll to the right to see all time slots.  If you are unable to volunteer, we hope you are able to stop by and enjoy the festivities!

Recital Series kicks off Sunday with performance by Russel Brazzel

Russel BrazzelClassical guitarist Russel Brazzel will open the Lincoln Land Community College Recital Series on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 22.  The public is invited, free of charge, to this and all recitals in the series. The Sunday afternoon recitals begin at 4 p.m. and are held in the Trutter Center on the LLCC Springfield campus.

Russel Brazzel is co-founder and music director of the Springfield Classical Guitar Society, which has just completed its 15th season of concerts. In July, Mr. Brazzel performed with violinist Kamen Petkov in Bulgaria as part of the International Chamber Music Festival 2013.  For more information and the full Recital Series Schedule, click HERE.


It’s National Surgical Technologists Week!

The Surgical Technology students celebrated National Surgical Technologists Week “Excellence With an Edge” this week. On Tuesday students participated in a potluck and Program Director Janice Lovekamp gave students pins and bags to celebrate.

surg techST week Cake

Openings for CQI sessions

Several openings have become available in CQI training sessions. To register, call 782.7436 or email cctc@llcc.edu.


Number of Available Spots


September 26 & 27



October 18 & 25



November 14 & 15



October 11, 18 & 25


Trutter Museum honors its namesake with new retrospective exhibit

The Philip and Mary Kathryn Trutter Museum at Lincoln Land Community College invites the public to the new exhibit “L. Philip Trutter: A Retrospect of Art and Architecture, 1913-2000.” The museum is located in the Trutter Center on the LLCC campus, 5250 Shepherd Road.

The museum is open to the public Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays (when the college is in session) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., or by appointment by calling 786.4510.

Philip TrutterThe anniversary exhibit, commemorating what would have been Mr. Trutter’s 100th birthday last month, includes historical photos of his architecture projects in addition to his personal architectural tools. Other display items include Mr. Trutter’s own artwork, representing nine different art mediums including his one-of-a-kind handmade puzzles for which he was known, plus interview excerpts featuring his thoughts on growing up in Springfield, his art and architecture. READ MORE.