In the news

Marnie Record, workforce specialist, and Greg Christian, culinary instructor, local foods, along with several students, were interviewed for a June 12 front page State Journal-Register story on using local foods in District 186 cafeterias.

In the news

Read 2015 Outstanding Graduate Sister Mary Gianna’s essay, “The community I experienced at LLCC,” published June 7 in the State Journal-Register.

A class offered by LLCC’s Value-Added Local Foods program for District 186 cafeteria food service managers was featured on WICS news June 10. Marnie Record, workforce specialist, instructor Greg Christian and several students were interviewed.

“Make Dad’s day special with grilling sauces and marinades” by Nancy Sweet, culinary operations manager, is this week’s Epicuriosity 101 column in the SJ-R.

In the news and the community

Dr. Cynthia Maskey, dean of health professions, commented on the predicted upcoming shortage of RNs in this article, “Hospitals, college monitor impact of retirement-driven nurse shortage, in the May 31 State-Journal Register.

Karla Carwile-Ivankovich, LLCC’s 2014 Outstanding Alum, credited LLCC faculty members Art Meyer and Virgil Rhodes and instructor Pat Giacomini, among others with feeding her interest in serving others in the cover story “Empowering Others,” in the May/June edition of SO magazine.

Dr. Chris McDonald, professor of political science, discussed his WWI book, “Three Lying or Four Sitting,” at Books on the Square in Virden May 27 and will speak at Rochester Library this Thursday, June 4, at 6:30 p.m. All proceeds from sale of the book benefit student scholarships at LLCC.

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Mark Hardiman, professor of theatre, was interviewed for this story about the play, “The Gentlemen of Verona,” featured in the SJ-R A&E May 28. Click HERE for ticket information.

Professor Hardiman also lent his talents as fight director for a recent production of “Grace Among the Leavings” at Theatre in the Park.

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Dr. Cynthia Maskey, dean, Health Professions, was interviewed by the State Journal-Register May 26 for a story on a new nursing survey that reveals an approaching RN shortage.

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Craig McFarland, financial aid advisor, was interviewed by WICS May 23 at the 8th Annual Brian McMillen Walk/Run. He also was interviewed by Sports Radio May 19 and WTAX May 22.

The SJ-R’s Epicuriosity 101 column featured how to stock your pantry, by Nancy Sweet, May 20, and recipes from local restaurants using fresh ingredients, by Marnie Record, today, May 27. Read both HERE.

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Mark Hardiman, professor of theatre, appeared on Good Day Illinois on Fox 55 May 21 to promote “The Two Gentlemen of Verona” to be presented by LLCC Theatre and Theatre in the Park beginning May 29.

Click HERE for ticket and more information.

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LLCC was mentioned in this letter which ran in the May 19 issue of  the SJ-R–Letter: Thank an emergency medical worker this week.

Ron Riggle, baseball coach and athletic director, was interviewed for 30 mins. on Sports Radio 1450 in the afternoon sports show May 20. The subject: the Loggers in the national championship, beginning Saturday!

“The well-stocked pantry” is the latest Epicuriosity 101 column by culinary operations manager Nancy Sweet. She has some great tips for the basics we all need in our pantries.

In the news

Nancy Sweet, culinary operations manager, was interviewed May 19 for a July SO magazine article regarding LLCC’s culinary arts program.