The free weatherization training program at LLCC-Litchfield is featured in this article in the Journal News; Steve Bryant, workforce specialist, says it’s a “win-win” program for students and employers.
The LLCC music program is featured in this week’s Illinois Times cover story “Music matters at Lincoln Land.”
The Madrigal Singers were pictured in the Dec. 12 SJ-R, performing at the Old State Capitol. They’ll also perform at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Dana Thomas House.
Ron Riggle, head baseball coach and athletic director, and Justin Knoedler, assistant baseball coach, were guests of Sam Madonia on the AM Springfield show on Sports Radio 1450 Dec. 12. They discussed the upcoming youth baseball camp Dec. 27-29. Cost is $120 and registration is available at 6.2426.
Shanda Byer, assistant director, LLCC Beardstown, and several students were interviewed by the State Journal-Register Dec. 11 on ESL classes and other services offered to immigrant students.
Bob Howard, director, Truck Driver Training; Julie Rourke, director, Workforce Development; and two students were interviewed by the State Journal-Register Dec. 11 on their participation in the grant-funded program for long-term unemployed persons providing training in the transportation, distribution and logistics industry.
Jay Kitterman, director, Culinary Institute, was interviewed on the WICS Midday program about Culinary Institute upcoming classes and gift certificates available for the holidays.
Dr. Chris McDonald, professor of political science, was interviewed by WICS Dec. 6 on the passing of Nelson Mandela. Chris was discussing Mandela’s legacy with his LLCC-Taylorville class and allowed the reporter to sit in on the discussion.
“The Importance of Being Earnest” presented by LLCC Theatre this weekend and next, was featured in the A and E section of the SJ-R Dec. 5.
Leslie Johnson, director, LLCC-Litchfield and Hillsboro, and Tisha Miller, operations analyst, were interviewed Dec. 4 for the “Wednesday Morning Talk Show” on WSMI AM 1540 . They discussed the weatherization program, new courses being offered , spring registration information and upcoming events at LLCC-Litchfield.
Karen Sanders, executive director, Foundation and Scott Stallman, executive director, LLCC-Taylorville, Litchfield, Hillsboro, were guests on the WTIM morning program, “Ask the Professional,” Nov. 25, discussing the Grow Beyond endowment campaign, scholarships and spring registration.
Mary Beth Ray, director, Career Development Services, and students Christine Robinson and Karla Martin, were interviewed Nov. 26 for a special tabloid in the State Journal-Register about jobs and retraining. The tab will run in mid-January.
Lynn Whalen, executive director, PRM, was interviewed by the SJR for a Nov. 23 story on LLCC joining the Illinois Energy Consortium, with expected energy savings of more than $90,000 per year.
Dr. Charlotte Warren, president, and Karen Sanders, executive director, Foundation, were interviewed Nov. 19 by WTIM radio: Dr. Warren on upcoming renovations to the original LLCC-Taylorville building, and Karen on the “Grow Beyond” endowment campaign.
Lyn Buerkett, director of Adult Education and Literacy, was interviewed Nov. 12 by the SJ-R about major changes in GED testing and preparing GED students for the changes in the testing.
Representative Wayne Rosenthal, a retired Brigadier General of the Illinois Air National Guard and LLCC trustee, along with Jeffrey Surbeck, LLCC student and Specialist with the Illinois Army National Guard, were interviewed Nov. 11 about the 18th annual Veterans Day Ceremony.
Jolene Adams, LLCC adjunct culinary instructor, was featured on the WICS Midday Show cooking segment Nov. 11. Jolene demonstrated Pumpkin & Ricotta Crepes with Carmelized Onions and Spinach, which can be found HERE.