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.
Nancy Sweet was interviewed on WTAX yesterday morning about Bistro Verde being open to the public Tues. and Thurs. 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Bill Bade, dean, Math and Sciences, was interviewed by the SJ-R Feb. 10 on the upcoming 5th grade Rube Goldberg “outlandish machine” competition at LLCC.
Judy Wagenblast, director, Community Education, was interviewed by WICS Feb. 8 on the “6 Degrees of Abraham Lincoln” presentation at the Hoogland Center for the Arts.
Nancy Sweet, culinary operations manager, was interviewed by WICS-TV Feb. 4 about the student-run cafe, Bistro Verde. View the story HERE.
Art Meyer, economics professor, was interviewed by WTAX radio Feb. 7 regarding the Congressional Budget Office’s report stating that the Affordable Care Act could reduce the workforce significantly by 2024.
The current exhibit in the James S. Murray Gallery, “Navigating Form: Book Artists of the Midwest,” is featured in this SJ-R article of Feb. 6.
Dr. Charlotte Warren, president, was interviewed by WUIS on LLCC initiatives in 2014. Click HERE to hear the entire interview which aired Jan. 28.
Dr. Tony DiMaggio, political science instructor, was interviewed Jan. 28 regarding what we might expect with the State of the Union address.
Kevin Lust, director of the ISBDC, was interviewed for an article in the SJ-R’s
tabloid on 100-year-old businesses. Read the article HERE.
Jay Kitterman, director, Culinary Institute, was interviewed by the SJR for an article in the Sunday, Jan. 26 edition regarding Culinary Institute spring classes.
LLCC was on the news at 5, 6 and 10 yesterday. WAND-17 ran a story about our police training and preparations in the event of a campus shooting. Police Chief Brad Gentry was interviewed. WCIA-3 had a story on the increase in truck driver training jobs posted online, featuring interviews with Bob Howard, truck driver training director, and student Darin Brauer.
LLCC-Litchfield hosted a job fair for laid-off miners from the Crowne III mine on Jan. 15. Bob Howard, director of truck driver training, was interviewed by the SJ-R for this story, Laid off miners look to the future. The story was also picked up by the Associate Press and appeared in the Philadelphia Centre Daily Times, Seatle-Tacoma Bellingham Herald, Miami Herald, Belleville News-Democrat, Greenville-Spartanburg Fort Mills Times, Lexington Herald Star, Columbia’s The State, Myrtle Beach Sun News, Boise’s Idaho Statesman, Macon Telegraph, Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Anchorage Daily News, Biloxi Sun Herald, and in the online publication All Voices.
Participating in the job fair in addition to Bob were Leslie Johnson, director, LLCC-Litchfield/Hillsboro; Mac Warren, assistant director, recruitment and response; Dave Pietrzak, aviation specialist; Roger Larkin, electrical distribution lineman program; and Steve Bryant, workforce specialist. State Representative Wayne Rosenthal, LLCC trustee, was also in attendance.
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.