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LLCC’s HIRE Education Highway Construction Careers Training Program offered through the Illinois Department of Transportation is featured in the cover story of the February Springfield Business Journal.

Mary Beth Ray, director, advising, counseling and career services, was interviewed on Sports Radio 1450 and KISS-FM Feb. 1 regarding the Career Connections Expo Feb. 16.

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Matt Vespa, math professor, was interviewed Feb. 1 by WTIM radio regarding the WYSE academic challenge regional competition hosted at LLCC Tuesday.

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Michael Phelon, coordinator, Open Door program, was interviewed by WICS on the “I Am America” writer’s workshop co-sponsored Dec. 15 by Open Door and featuring 1998 LLCC graduate Antonio Neal, a Grammy nominated artist, along with his wife Shae. That evening, Antonio conducted a “Music and Conversation” event in A. Lincoln Commons.

Jay Kitterman, consultant, Culinary Institute, wrote the Epicuriosity 101 column, “Watch for these food trends in 2017,” for the Dec. 21 SJ-R.

Jolene Adams, coordinator, LLCC Culinary Institute, is in the news as the author of the Dec. 28 SJ-R Epicuriosity 101 column titled “Freezer Meals.”

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Marnie Record, workforce specialist, wrote “The path to better health starts now” for this week’s Epicuriosity 101 column in the State Journal-Register.

Julie Rourke, director, workforce development; Lyn Buerkett, director, adult education and literacy; and Lynn Whalen, executive director, public relations and marketing, were interviewed for an upcoming story in the Springfield Business Journal. They answered questions about the HIRE education program and high school equivalency preparation offered at LLCC.

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Jason Dockter, Ph.D., professor of English, wrote the essay “LLCC: A leader in online education” for the State Journal-Register Our Towns page Dec. 4.

Catherine Wittler, vice president of the LLCC chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society, spoke on WTAX yesterday about tonight’s showing of the documentary “Miss Representation” at 6 p.m. in the Trutter Center. Everyone is invited to the showing and discussion following, with no admission charge.

David Bowman, workforce program development coordinator, Agricultural Watershed Management, appeared on WLDS “What’s on your mind” Dec. 5 to discuss new courses available at LLCC-Jacksonville and an upcoming information session. The new courses were also recently featured in Morning Ag Clips.