Bill Bade, dean of math and sciences, wrote this essay for the SJ-R March 2 on how starting at a community college and investing the savings could build a substantial nest egg for today’s youth.
Look for a story in the April Springfield Business Journal about laid off coal miners taking Truck Driver Training at LLCC in a class especially organized for them. Bob Howard, director, Truck Driver Training, was interviewed March 4 for the story, and six of the students will be interviewed soon.
Scott Stallman, executive director LLCC-Taylorville, Litchfield & Hillsboro and Bob Howard, director truck driver training center, were interviewed on “Ask The Professional” on WTIM. Scott discussed the upcoming summer and fall semesters and Bob promoted the free transportation/logistics program for long term unemployed in addition to the regular truck driver training program.
Lisa Collier, assistant vice president of financial aid, and LLCC student Nicole Judd were interviewed Feb. 27 by WCIA-TV regarding MAP funding and applying for financial aid.
Nancy Sweet, culinary operations manager, and Bistro Verde patrons (you’ll recognize several of them!) are featured in this FOX SCENE segment currently running on Fox 55.
Bistro Verde was featured in this front page article in the SJ-R Feb. 26. Ben Roth and Amanda Wiesenhofer are pictured, along with students LeAnn Huffstedtler and Peggy Szelinski. Quoted in the article are Art Meyer, Nancy Sweet, Scott Ebbing and student Dale Beaty.
Campus Visit Day March 3 has been the subject of several interviews. Lynn Whalen spoke with KISS FM and WFMB AM (Sports Radio 1450) Feb. 26.
Lynn Whalen, executive director, Public Relations and Marketing, was interviewed for a Business Spotlight segment to air Monday, Feb. 24 at 12:35 on WMAY-AM.
If you liked the game “Mousetrap”… check this out! The State Journal Register ran this advance story and video Feb. 19 on LLCC’s hosting of the annual 5th grade Rube Goldberg engineering competition Feb. 22. Bill Bade, dean of math and sciences, was among those interviewed for the story.
Victor Broderick, dean, Social Sciences, and Tim Humphrey, professor, Education, were featured on the FOX 55 Good Day program this morning regarding the Education Career Fair today. They were interviewed Feb. 21.
Hugh Garvey, assistant vice president of construction, was interviewed by WCIA-TV Feb. 19 regarding LLCC’s Workforce Careers Center being one of the LEED certified buildings in the state of Illinois.
Nancy Sweet was busy with media interviews yesterday. WFMB-AM’s (Sports Radio 1450’s) Shawn Balint came to Bistro Verde for an in-depth interview about the Bistro opening to the public for lunch, along with LLCC culinary programs. The State Journal-Register’s Chris Dettro and photographer David Spencer came out to take photos and interview Nancy and Bistro patrons including Ben Roth, Art Meyer, Scott Ebbing and Amanda Logsdon for a story scheduled to run Monday.
Diane Clark, assistant director, public relations, was interviewed by WICS for a Sunrise This Morning live remote on Campus Visit Day Feb. 17.
Mary Beth Ray, director, Career Development Services, was interviewed on WICS Sunrise Feb. 17 regarding the Collegiate Career Fair.
Nicole Swartz, culinary instructor, was quoted in this Valentine’s Day SJ-R article about the benefits of dark chocolate over milk chocolate.
Nancy Sweet, culinary operations manager, was interviewed Feb. 13 for an upcoming FOX Scene segment on FOX 55.
Leslie Johnson, director, LLCC-Litchfield & Hillsboro and Tisha Miller, operations analyst, LLCC-Taylorville, Litchfield & Hillsboro were interviewed on the WSMI-AM “Wednesday Morning Talkshow” on Wednesday, February 12. They discussed preparing for the upcoming summer and fall semesters (including applying for financial aid and the LLCC Foundation scholarships), new courses being offered at LLCC-Litchfield in the summer and fall and upcoming events at LLCC-Litchfield & Hillsboro.
Laurie Clemons, academic advisor, was interviewed Feb. 7 regarding African-American History Month activities.