Nancy Sweet, director of LLCC culinary programs and operations, is the author of this week’s Epicuriosity 101 column in the State Journal-Register, “Morel mushroom season is here!”
Kevin Lust, director, Illinois Small Business Development Center at LLCC, spoke at an event yesterday at Sangamon Reclaimed in recognition of Small Business Week. Governor Rauner also spoke, and six of the ISBDC’s business owner clients were acknowledged. The State Journal-Register, Associated Press, WCIA-TV and WTAX radio covered the event.
Dr. Vern Lindquist, vice president, academic services, wrote the essay, “Why I chose community college—and why I wish I had chosen one sooner,” in the State Journal-Register April 29.
Dee Krueger, director LLCC-Taylorville, was interviewed last week on WTIM’s morning talk show. She discussed the new FORWARD, advantages of taking summer classes, New Student Orientations and new classes offered this summer and fall at LLCC-Taylorville.
Sean Keeley, culinary specialist, is the author of this week’s Epicuriosity 101 column in the State Journal-Register, “Have a salsa party!”
LLCC is mentioned at the top of The Chronicle of Higher Education April 22 online edition’s “Recent Private Gifts to Higher Education” page. “In a rare large gift to a community college, an elderly couple in Illinois left $18 million to Lincoln Land Community College to expand its agricultural program.” The gift is also described in the chart and ranked as the eighth largest in the country since the last list was compiled by the Chronicle in March.
Be sure to watch PBS’ Illinois Stories program on the bird banding research project at LLCC! It will air on WSEC, WQEC and WMEC:
- This evening, April 19, at 6:30 p.m.
- Sunday, April 22 at 4:30 p.m.
- Tuesday, April 24 at 6:30 p.m.
Tony Rothering, professor of biology; Lawrence Strubhart, horticulturist and Introduction to Bird Identification student; along with other bird banding participants were interviewed by Mark McDonald.
Jolene Adams, coordinator, LLCC Culinary Institute, is the author of this week’s Epicuriosity 101 column in the State Journal-Register, “Host a brunch party!”
Be sure to watch PBS’ Illinois Stories program on the bird banding research project at LLCC! It will air Thursday, April 19 at 6:30 p.m.; Sunday, April 22 at 4:30 p.m.; and Tuesday, April 24 at 6:30 p.m. on WSEC, WQEC and WMEC.
The LLCC Foundation’s 12th Annual Gala was featured in the State Journal-Register’s A La Carte section. The event, themed “A Secret Garden,” will take place Saturday, May 5 and feature a gourmet dinner prepared and served by the college’s culinary arts students and instructors. Proceeds benefit student learning at LLCC.
Nancy Sweet, director, culinary programs and operations, has the charming distinction of being added to the Bloomington Pantagraph’s “Best Name Club” for her name being so well-suited to her role in managing food programs, such as baking and pastries, at LLCC. How sweet!
Mark Hardiman, professor of theatre, and LLCC are mentioned in this SJ-R story April 12 regarding the Springfield Theatre Centre’s upcoming production of “Robin Hood.” Mark taught stage combat to the actors in the LLCC theatre space. “The cast also had to work together to act out extensive combat scenes. They trained for weeks at Lincoln Land Community College with stage combat choreographer Mark Hardiman to perfect the numerous fight sequences, filled with hefty weapons and precise timing.”
Michelle Burger, career development professional, was featured in a WICS News Channel 20 story about today’s Teen Summer Job Fair. Michelle provided a teen employment workshop for the Boys and Girls Club called Jobs 101, which helps prepare teens for the job fair.
Tony Rothering, professor of biology; Lawrence Strubhart, horticulturist and Introduction to Bird Identification student; along with other bird banding participants were interviewed by Mark McDonald on Tuesday, April 10. The LLCC bird banding research project will be the subject of an edition of PBS’ Illinois Stories airing within the next month.
Jay Kitterman, consultant, LLCC Culinary Institute, is the author of this week’s Epicuriosity 101 column in the State-Journal Register, “Culinary medicine is a new trend.”
The MCCC Agora at Monroe County Community College in Michigan currently features a profile on LLCC alum Michael Snyder, now a political science professor at the school, whose statements include, “I started at a community college called Lincoln Land Community College in Springfield, Ill. It’s really not an overstatement to say that you get a stronger academic feel at a two-year school than a four-year school.”