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Michelle Burger, student events coordinator, was interviewed at the Multicultural Fest, along with several exhibitors and students, for WICS’s “Illinois Central” program, will air this Saturday at 6:30 p.m. and Sunday at 10:30 p.m.

Karen Sanders, executive director, LLCC Foundation; Leslie Johnson, director, LLCC-Litchfield/Hillsboro and Foundation board member Ken Elmore discussed the Grow Beyond endowment campaign on WSMI radio Oct. 2.

Nancy Sweet, culinary operations manager, demonstrated an Indian dish on WICS Sunrise this Morning Oct. 1 and promoted the Multicultural Fest. Get the recipe here.

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Rich Vertrees, vice president of administrative services, was interviewed Sept. 26 by WTAX Radio on the college’s balanced budget.

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Mary Beth Ray, director, Career Development Services, was interviewed by WICS Sept. 24 on tips for job seekers. Here is the story which ran on the Sunrise show, in advance of the Greater Springfield Job & Career Fair. Lynn Whalen, executive director, PRM, also interviewed Mary Beth and LLCC grad Holly Cormier for this article which ran in the SJ-R Sept. 24.

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Gary Krupa, workforce development coordinator, wrote an article entitled “Opportunities Abound at 2013 IRA/SWANA Growing Green in ’13 Conference” for an upcoming edition of the monthly Illinois Recycling Association publication.

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Karen Sanders, executive director, LLCC Foundation, was interviewed on Sports Radio 1450 Sept. 18 regarding the Grow Beyond endowment campaign.

Jay Kitterman, director, Culinary Institute, was invited to do brief interviews on WNNS radio Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday about upcoming non-credit offerings including classes and dinners. A full list of offerings can be found HERE.

Chef John Kidd, LLCC adjunct culinary instructor, demonstrated Pan-Roasted Salmon with Orzo “Mac and Cheese” and Oven-Dried Cherry Tomatoes on the Sept. 16 WICS Midday cooking segment.

Samuel Brady, Environmental Club president, was interviewed Sept. 17 for a WICS story on the club’s electronics recycling drive.

LLCC named “Military-Friendly School” for fifth consecutive year

Lincoln Land Community College has been named a “Military Friendly School” by Victory Media for the fifth year in a row. According to an announcement of this year’s list, “The 2014 Military Friendly Schools® list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus.”

A list of schools so honored can found at

Kudos to our dedicated Veteran Affairs Office within the Financial Aid department and the LLCC Veterans Club for all your hard work. Instructional Technology and Distance Education also can play a major role in a veteran’s success.

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The Grow Beyond press conference Sept. 10 was covered by the SJ-R, WICS, WUIS, WFMB-AM and WMAY. Interviewed were Dr. Charlotte Warren, LLCC president; LLCC Trustee Dennis Shackelford; Karen Sanders, LLCC Foundation executive director; Greg Lutchka, LLCC Foundation Board Chair, LLCC culinary student Peggy Szelinski.

Also Sept. 10, the SJ-R interviewed Lynn Whalen, executive director, PRM, about fall enrollment.