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 rose.raikes@llcc.edu) 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.

Congratulations!

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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Thanks from PRM

The PRM staff would like to extend its sincere appreciation to all faculty and staff who participated in or helped with the Campus Visit Day event held Monday. More than 300 guests attended the day and evening sessions. The morning session evaluation data is in, and of those students that returned evaluations, 40% said they are definitely coming to LLCC and 45% are currently visiting colleges; 69% rated the event excellent and 31% rated it good. The majority of the students that attended plan to begin college in fall or spring 2014, with several students stating an anticipated start date as 2015, 2016 or 2017.

The next Campus Visit Day is being held Monday, Feb. 17, 2014 (Presidents Day).

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Campus directories and Forwards available

New campus phone directories are now available at the Information Desk in A. Lincoln Commons or at the Public Relations & Marketing (PRM) Office in Menard Hall.

Also, Spring ’14 FORWARDS may be picked up in the lower level hallway of Menard Hall near the mailboxes, with smaller quantities available at the Information Desk and in PRM.  Please call Rose at 6.2218 if you need to make other arrangements for delivery.  A digital version is also available online and students can search WebAdvisor for classes beginning 8 a.m. today, Oct. 8.  Copies will be arriving in all district mailboxes over the next week!

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Update to LLCC Business Cards

Business Card back 5-13The LLCC business cards have a new look! The back has been redesigned and will soon begin appearing on cards that have been ordered.  Faculty and staff are encouraged to use the remainder of their current cards, but we wanted to give you a sneak peak of what future cards will look like.  The information on the front will remain the same. 

If you need to order new business cards, remember to fill out a request on the PRM Portal.

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