In the news

LLCC was In the (TV) News three times Oct. 16! WICS did a story on the Rochester 6th graders’ visit to LLCC and tour of the Workforce Careers Center. Lynn Whalen, executive director, PRM, was interviewed, along with the Rochester Intermediate School principal and a student. WICS also did a profile of the LLCC Volleyball team and interviewed Coach Jim Dietz and player Samantha Voils.  And, WAND TV was on campus interviewing students about the government shutdown. Featured in the story were students Donald Klump, T.J. Wooford and Chadwick Taylor.

Steve Bryant, workforce specialist, was interviewed for an Oct. 18 article in the Litchfield News Herald about the free weatherization training program being offered at LLCC-Litchfield.

In the News

Steve Bryant, workforce development specialist, was interviewed on WSMI Oct. 15 regarding the free weatherization specialist training program offered to Montgomery County residents.

WICS visited LLCC-Jacksonville for a story Oct. 15 on the Silent Witness display there, sponsored by the Crisis Center of Jacksonville.

In the News-Campus Visit Day

Bondsy and CharlotteKISS-FM’s Bondsy was on campus during Campus Visit Day and interviewed Dr. Charlotte Warren, president; Mary Beth Ray, director, Career Development Services; Chris Barry, director, retention and student success; Laurie Rhodes, director, Child Development Center; Garrett Belville, student trustee; Lynn Whalen, executive director, public relations and marketing.

See more photos of the event HERE

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Jay Kitterman, director, Culinary Institute, was interviewed for an Oct. 30 article on the SJ-R Food page on the Institute’s Bistro Verde dinners. Learn more about the dinners HERE (scroll to bottom).

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Kevin Lust, director, Illinois Small Business Development Center at LLCC, was interviewed for a Oct. 10 SJ-R article on the delay in Small Business Administration loan approval due to the government shutdown. Kevin also wrote the article, “Be Prepared,” for the SJ-R’s Support Local Central Illinois section published Sept. 28.

Bob Howard, director, Truck Driver Training, and Julie Rourke, director, workforce development, were interviewed by WTAX Oct. 10 just prior to the information session on the free training program being offered for long-term unemployed individuals.

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Barb Bernardi, professor of biology and 2013 Pearson Master Teacher, penned this LLCC essay for the State Journal-Register Oct. 6. The article has gone viral in the alpaca world, with the largest alpaca resource for alpaca farms, Open Herd, featuring the article under “alpaca news,” along with the IAOBA (Illinois Alpaca Owners and Breeder’s Association) and a Great Pyrenees website.

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Bob Howard, director, Truck Driver Training, appeared Oct. 8 on the WLDS morning program and was interviewed for this SJ-R story regarding the free training program being offered for long-term unemployed individuals (see story below.) He will also appear on WTAX at 8:40 a.m. Oct. 9. Julie Rourke, director, workforce development, provided additional information for the SJ-R story.

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Marnie Record, workforce specialist, was interviewed for an upcoming article for the “Trends in Green” section of College Planning and Management magazine.