Nominate a deserving colleague for KUDOS!

Lincoln Land Community College KUDOS: Key or Unique Demonstrations of Outstanding ServiceKey or Unique Demonstrations of Outstanding Service award nominations are now open! They will be accepted through Monday, July 15. Nominate a deserving colleague by filling out the online submission form. Please use the Chrome or Firefox browser when completing this form. The KUDOS awards will be announced Wednesday, July 23.

The KUDOS awards are an informal way to recognize the special contributions — small and large — made by faculty and staff that create the positive environment that is LLCC. Brighten someone’s day. Say, “Thank you! Great job!” by nominating that person for a KUDOS award!

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Transportation and Industrial Expo July 16

Transportation and Industrial Expo. Interested in a hands-on career? July 16, 6-8 p.m.If you know anyone interested in a hands-on career, encourage them to attend LLCC’s Transportation and Industrial Expo on Tuesday, July 16 from 6-8 p.m. Send an invite or share the event link on Facebook!

Prospective students are invited to learn about the many LLCC degree and certificate opportunities that can launch careers in the transportation and industrial fields. The free event will be held in the Workforce Careers Center. Registration is available at www.llcc.edu/expo or by calling 217-786-2577. Attendees can visit various state-of-the-art labs with hands-on activities, talk with program instructors and industry experts, and take first steps in the enrollment process.

Nominate a deserving colleague for KUDOS!

Lincoln Land Community College KUDOS: Key or Unique Demonstrations of Outstanding ServiceKey or Unique Demonstrations of Outstanding Service award nominations are now open! They will be accepted through Monday, July 15. Nominate a deserving colleague by filling out the online submission form. Please use the Chrome or Firefox browser when completing this form. The KUDOS awards will be announced Wednesday, July 23.

The KUDOS awards are an informal way to recognize the special contributions — small and large — made by faculty and staff that create the positive environment that is LLCC. Brighten someone’s day. Say, “Thank you! Great job!” by nominating that person for a KUDOS award!

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Sign up to be a Welcome Week volunteer

LLCC Public Relations and Marketing is looking for volunteers to assist at the welcome table in A. Lincoln Commons Aug. 19-22 during the first week of fall classes. Help students get a great start to the fall semester by answering their questions and providing directions. FAQs will be on the tables again along with highlighters to help mark students’ routes to their classes.

To sign up, add your name to this Welcome Week sign up sheet or contact Amy Flynn at amy.flynn@llcc.edu.

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Lynn Whalen and Kyla Kruse complete NCMPR Leadership Institute

NCMPR Leadership Institute class of 2019Congratulations to Lynn Whalen, executive director of public relations and marketing, and Kyla Kruse, assistant director of public relations, who completed the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations’ Leadership Institute June 20-21. The institute’s theme, “Managing Up, Down and Across Your Campus,” focused on higher-level leadership skills in community college marketing and PR.

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Welcome Emily Smith!

Emily SmithEmily Smith is LLCC’s new recruitment specialist. She began her new duties June 17. Emily previously worked for Illinois College as senior admission counselor, recruiting in the St. Louis area. She earned an associate degree from LLCC and bachelor’s degree from IC. She can be reached at emily.smith@llcc.edu. Welcome, Emily!

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LLCC to host Transportation and Industrial Expo July 16

Transportation and Industrial Expo. Interested in a hands-on career? July 16, 6-8 p.m. Transportation Center of Excellence. Industrial Center of Excellence
LLCC’s hands-on training programs will be showcased at the Transportation and Industrial Expo Tuesday, July 16, from 6-8 p.m. Prospective students are invited to learn about the many LLCC degree and certificate opportunities that can launch careers in the transportation and industrial fields.

The free event will be held in the Workforce Careers Center. Registration is available at www.llcc.edu/expo or by calling 217-786-2577.

“This expo is a great opportunity for those who want high-quality, affordable training for a hands-on career,” said Nancy Sweet, interim dean of applied and emerging technologies at LLCC. “We’ll be showcasing our programs in welding, HVACR, aviation mechanics, aviation management, automotive technology, electrical distribution lineman, commercial electrical maintenance, construction occupations, industrial technology, IDOT highway construction careers, truck driving and more.”

“We know that the area workforce needs skilled workers, and we know that people want good jobs,” said Sweet. “These jobs are available now – local and beyond. It’s a matter of connecting people with these hands-on programs and then getting trained, hired and ultimately working in a career.”

Attendees can visit various state-of-the-art labs with hands-on activities, talk with program instructors and industry experts, and take first steps in the enrollment process.

The Transportation and Industrial Expo is the next in a series of events designed to highlight Centers of Excellence at LLCC.