Soup and Stories: “The Red Road to Victory”

The Red Road to VictoryLLCC Student Life and TRIO Student Support Services are hosting a reconciliation and diversity symposium, “The Red Road to Victory,” on Nov. 28, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in A. Lincoln Commons Lounge. This program features Bill Miller and is part of the Soup and Stories series for Native American Heritage Month.

The program is open to the LLCC community, but geared toward the development of students. If faculty and staff are interested in attending there is just a $3 charge for the lunch. If a faculty member brings their class to the program, they are able to eat for free!

Transgender Day of Remembrance

Nov. 20 is Transgender Day of Remembrance, an annual observance that honors the memory of those whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence. The LLCC Gay-Straight Alliance is sponsoring an information table in A. Lincoln Commons today from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. where you can learn more.

SRA popcorn orders due today

The LLCC Student Radiographer Association (SRA) is selling Double Good popcorn to help raise funds for an upcoming student conference, and orders are due today, Nov. 20. To place your order or for additional information, please contact the SRA advisors: Sharon Cheek at Sharon.Cheek@llcc.edu or 786-2499, or Janelle Murphy at Janelle.Murphy@llcc.edu or 786-2408.

Double Good popcornAvailable flavors include Little Kettle That Could, In a Caramel Nutshell, My Main Cheese, Easy Peasy Caramel Cheesy, In Queso Fire and more. Package options range from snack bags to signature gift tins. Wouldn’t these make great Christmas gifts and stocking stuffers? View all the available flavors, package options and prices.

Games Club hosting book signing event

The LLCC Games Club is hosting a book signing event for LLCC student and novelist Benjamin Grafton tomorrow in A. Lincoln Commons from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. His novel is titled “Project M.E.R.C.” Ben will provide readings from the novel, and there will be a Q&A session. The signed copy of the book will be available for $10. Light refreshments will be provided.

Blood drive today

LLCC Student Life is hosting a blood drive today, Nov. 16, from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. in the student union, Menard Hall. Walk-ins are welcome! All donors please eat before donation and present a photo ID.

Student Radiographer Association selling popcorn

The LLCC Student Radiographer Association (SRA) is selling Double Good popcorn to help raise funds for an upcoming student conference. Available flavors include Little Kettle That Could, In a Caramel Nutshell, My Main Cheese, Easy Peasy Caramel Cheesy, In Queso Fire and more. Package options range from snack bags to signature gift tins. View all the available flavors, package options and prices.

Wouldn’t these make great Christmas gifts and stocking stuffers? To place your order or for additional information, please contact the SRA advisors: Sharon Cheek at Sharon.Cheek@llcc.edu or 786-2499, or Janelle Murphy at Janelle.Murphy@llcc.edu or 786-2408. SRA will take orders up until Monday, Nov. 20.

Thanks to participants in 22nd Annual Veterans Day Ceremony

LLCC Student Life would like to thank all who participated in Friday’s Veterans Day Ceremony, especially LLCC Board of Trustees Chair Dennis Shackelford, LLCC student veterans Lance Corporal Bobby Herpel and Corporal Nathaniel Mayfield, and the American Legion Post 759 Color Guard. Additionally, our thanks to the LLCC Student Life student workers for their help placing American flags around campus to honor our LLCC veterans. Their time and help the morning and afternoon of the event was greatly appreciated. We are also grateful to facilities staff for the wonderful setup, LLCC Epicurean Club for the delicious cupcakes, Subway for the coffee served at the Veterans Day reception and PRM for the invitations, fliers and programs.

Color Guard LLCC Board Chair Dennis Shackelford speaking
 Lance Corporal Bobby Herpel  Corporal Nate Mayfield
 Lance Corporal Bobby Herpel playing "Taps"  Shackelford, Herpel and Mayfield

SGA sponsoring annual Angel Tree

The LLCC Student Government Association is sponsoring the annual Angel Tree to spread joy and cheer to local senior residents of Capitol Retirement Village. Students, faculty and staff are invited to take an angel from the holiday tree located in A. Lincoln Commons and purchase a gift for the resident named on the angel tag. The angels will be available for pick-up on Wednesday, Nov. 15. Gifts can be returned to LLCC Student Life with the angel tag included by Wednesday, Nov. 29.

Honors program selling donuts today

The LLCC Honors Program student organization is selling Krispy Kreme donuts today in A. Lincoln Commons from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Donuts are $6 per boxed dozen, and you can pay with cash or check (made out to “LLCC”).  This is our last sale of 2017! Proceeds help defray the cost of travel for honors program students who attend the annual Chicago Museums Day Trip in Spring 2018.