Congratulations Colleen Pittman!

MadelineColleen Pittman, Public Relations and Marketing assistant, and her husband Daniel are parents of a baby girl, Madeline Clare Pittman, born Friday, May 16 at 8:47 p.m., weighing 6 pounds, 12 ounces and 19 inches long. Congratulations!



Mary Bonn, former PRM student worker, is currently stationed at the Information Desk during Colleen’s maternity leave. Welcome back, Mary!


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Beardstown HS students visit LLCC

Beardstown Visit 5-1-14A group of 37 Beardstown High School Seniors, Culinary students and high school staff visited LLCC Thursday, May 1.  The students were taken on a tour of the Workforce Careers Center and listened to a presentation from Mac Warren, Assistant Director-Recruitment and Response, Terri Hinrichs, Recruitment Coordinator, and Craig McFarland, Financial Aid Advisor about opportunities at LLCC-Beardstown and LLCC-Springfield, the registration process and financial aid.  Virginia Moore (PRM Student Worker), Rose Raikes, Nancy Sweet, Dan Sheedy, Red Tomnitz and Tom Spears assisted in the tour.

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April Addendum for College Phone Directory

The Public Relations & Marketing Office posts a monthly addendum for the LLCC Directory to keep the campus informed of updates throughout the year.  The APRIL addendum has been posted and can be viewed by clicking HERE or visiting the PRM Portal Page and looking under Shared Documents. Please note, there was no March addendum as no staffing changes occurred. 

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LLCC Honors Club off to great start with “Be A Hero Campaign” press conference

IMG_6912Lincoln Land Community College is 1 of 21 colleges participating in the Secretary of State’s “Be A Hero Campaign” to promote organ/tissue donor awareness and to increase registration in Illinois.  A press conference was held Tuesday, April 8 to promote the efforts of the LLCC Honors Club in promoting this effort.  To view photos from the event, click HERE.  For more information, visit the LLCC “Be a Hero Campaign” Facebook Page.

Chatham 7 Graders visit campus

chatham 7thgrade175 Chatham 7th graders visited LLCC Wednesday for a career presentation and tours of Workforce Careers Center programs, Surgical Technology and EMS. A similar sized group will be on campus today from 9-11 a.m. Here, Terri Hinrichs shows four students what’s involved in testing for strep throat. Thank you to the many faculty and staff assisting PRM with this effort!

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New feature on PRM Project Request Form

The Public Relations & Marketing Office has added a feature to the project request form to CC you when it is submitted to our office.  You will now receive an email with a copy of the form as soon as you hit Submit, similar to many other forms the college uses.

Please not that because of this update, a yellow bar may appear at the top of the form the next time you go to fill one out.  Just click to accept the update, and fill it out as usual!

To access the Project Request Form, visit the PRM Portal Page.  Tutorials are also available here under the Shared Documents section, or contact Rose Raikes (6-2218 or for assistance.

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Awards for PRM and SGA/LAB

Public Relations and Marketing won two silver awards for best outdoor advertising (School for the Job billboard) and best ad series (COLLEGE SUCCESS) and a bronze award for best annual report (2011-12) at the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) District 3 Conference Nov. 3-5 in Columbus, Ohio.

The Student Government Association (SGA) and Logger Activities Board (LAB) won two awards at the Illinois Community College Student Activities Association Fall Student Leadership Conference in Gurnee. The SGA received the 2013 Ed Snyder Merit Award for excellence in programming during the 2012-2013 academic year and  the LAB received the 2013 Low Cost or No Cost Creative Marketing Award for the 4th year in a row for the “Bundle the Babes” event.


Monthly Updates for Campus Directory

The Public Relations & Marketing Office is now posting a monthly addendum for the October 2013 LLCC Directory to keep the campus informed of updates throughout the year.  The October addendum has been posted and can be viewed by clicking HERE or visiting the PRM Portal Page and looking under Shared Documents.

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2012-2013 Annual Report now available

The new 2012-2013 Annual Report is here! Click HERE to view it.

If you would like a print copy, you may pick one up in PRM. If you are included in this publication, you will be receiving a print copy via campus mail.

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6th Graders from Rochester visit campus

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Public Relations and Marketing hosted nearly 200 6th graders from Rochester Intermediate School Oct. 16 for a presentation on academic programs in Cass Gym and tour of the Workforce Careers Center. The students enjoyed honking the horn of a semi, eating popcorn from a machine run by solar power, drinking slushies in the HVAC lab, posing for photos in the Auto Lab’s Jaguar, and other activities. PRM would like to thank these LLCC faculty/staff for assisting with the event: Nancy Sweet, John Mitchell, Bob Howard, Curt Robinson, Dick Rogers, Damon Tanke, “Red” Tomnitz, Jim Betts, Bob Andrew, Keven Tait, Julie Rourke, Dan Sheedy, Tom Spears, Bill Harmon, Tammy Schnell, Scott Ebbing, Jennifer Ramm, Tony Rothering, Barb Bernardi, Randy Rue, Jane Hartman and our wonderful tour guides, Tim Humphrey, Jay Kitterman, Tammy Chrisler, along with Teresa Dickey-Rogers, Julie McKinney and Ron Riggle.

Thank you! Terri Hinrichs, recruitment coordinator

For more photos of the event, click HERE.

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