In the news

Dr. Carmen Allen, interim dean of business and computer technology, was interviewed by WICS/FOX Illinois about cybersecurity and privacy issues related to voice-controlled technology.

Bob Howard, director, truck driver training, was interviewed  yesterday for an article in the Springfield Business Journal on the national truck driver shortage and LLCC’s truck driver training program.

Lynn Whalen, executive director of public relations, was interviewed for an upcoming story in the Springfield Business Journal on steps LLCC is taking to train and retain young people in the Springfield area after graduation from high school.

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Chris McDonald, Ph.D., professor, political science, was interviewed by WICS/FOX-55 news on his “Tales from the Vault” presentation on WWI relics at the Illinois State Museum Research and Collections Center yesterday.

Dee Krueger, director, LLCC-Taylorville, was the guest on the April 25 WTIM Morning Talkshow. Dee discussed the upcoming job fair at LLCC-Taylorville, the new FORWARD and featured articles, and summer and fall class offerings at LLCC-Taylorville.

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Mark Hardiman, professor of theatre, was interview by WTIM about the upcoming LLCC Theatre production of “I am Jeanne.” Performances run Thursday through Sunday, May 2-5 at 8 p.m. in the lower level of Sangamon Hall South.

Nancy Sweet, director of LLCC culinary programs and operations, wrote today’s Epicuriosity 101 column in the State Journal-Register entitled, “Picnics!

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Bill Harmon, program coordinator, agriculture, was interviewed by 1450 AM/WFMB and WTAX about the LLCC Ag Club’s Eighth Annual Farmer’s Share Lunch. Meal tickets were sold for 50 cents, which represents the portion of the meal’s cost that actually goes back to the farmers who grew the food.

Nursing and EMS cross-disciplinary learning simulation

LLCC nursing and EMS students conducted a cross-discipline, mass disaster, triage simulation last Saturday in the Workforce Careers Center. Paramedic students were paired with nursing students as they worked to efficiently triage, treat and transport the victims. The collaborative exercise was covered by WICS/FOX Illinois and the State Journal-Register. Dr. Pamela Bradley, professor of nursing, and Nick Ferreira, EMS and medical coding program coordinator, provided interviews.

Nursing and EMS student volunteersPam Bradley and Nick Ferreira speaking with nursing and EMS studentsStudents partaking in disasters simulation/triage exerciseStudents partaking in triage exercise

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The April 12 community service project that LLCC education students in the Diversity of Schools and Society class taught by Dr. Taiebeh Hosseinali, professor of education, was featured on the front page of The Journal-News. The project included planting flowers and reading books about gardens at the Hillsboro Community Child Development Center.

Tony Rothering, professor of biology and coordinator of the LLCC bird banding station, spoke on that topic at a meeting of the Elkhart Historical Society April 12. A story about his presentation appeared in the New Herald News.