Blood drive July 13

LLCC Student Life is hosting a blood drive on Thursday, July 13, from 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. in the student union, Menard Hall. Walk-ins are welcome! All donors please eat before donation and present a photo ID.

LLCC food pantry needs donations

The LLCC Food Pantry, located in the Student Life Office, lower level, Menard Hall, is in need of donations. The mission of the LLCC Food Pantry is to provide support to Lincoln Land Community College students in the area of supplemental health and wellness by providing reliable access to a sufficient quantity of nutritious food. Below is a list of items that are either out-of-stock or highly desired at this time. All food items must not be expired and single serve/individual portion items are preferred. To learn more about the food pantry, please contact the Student Life Office at 217-786-2241 or click on the following link.

  • Ready-to-eat pasta (microwaveable)
  • Mac-n-Cheese cups
  • Tuna Salad/Chicken ready-to-eat kits
  • Tuna pouches
  • Soup/Chili/Beef Stew in easy-peel open cans
  • To-go peanut butter cups
  • Cup-o-Noodle or ramen noodle soup
  • Juice boxes
  • Fruit snacks
  • Cereal bars

Sexual Assault Awareness Month Jeans Day

In observance of National Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), the Computer Science Academy and the Gay-Straight Alliance clubs are sponsoring a Jeans Day on Thursday, April 20. Proceeds will be donated to the Prairie Center Against Sexual Assault (PCASA). Anyone at any LLCC location can participate. Donations can be taken to the Student Life Office and teal ribbons can be worn to show support for SAAM.

“Vagina Monologues” this Friday & Saturday

LLCC is presenting a production of Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues” Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1. The production is being held in the Trutter Center. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

This year’s performance features a pre-show called “Cis-iety Interrupted,” with original monologues from LLCC students and faculty and Springfield community members. The pre-show begins at 7 p.m. followed by “The Vagina Monologues” at 8 pm. The production includes adult themes and language.

Tickets are $10 and are available at the door or in the ticket office in Menard Hall. More information on LLCC’s production is available from Dr. Deborah Brothers, professor of English, at 786.4966 or deborah.brothers@llcc.edu.

Honors Program selling Krispy Kremes today!

The Honors Program is selling Krispy Kreme donuts TODAY in the A. Lincoln Commons from 8 a.m.-1 pm. Original glazed donuts are available and the cost is $6 per dozen. Cash or checks payable to “LLCC.” Proceeds from the fundraiser will help the Honors Program Club members pay for a Chicago museums day trip. Please consider purchasing a dozen (or two!).

“The Vagina Monologues” March 31-April 1

LLCC is presenting a production of Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues” Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1. The production is being held in the Trutter Center. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

This year’s performance features a pre-show called “Cis-iety Interrupted,” with original monologues from LLCC students and faculty and Springfield community members. The pre-show begins at 7 p.m. followed by “The Vagina Monologues” at 8 pm. The production includes adult themes and language.

Tickets are $10 and are available at the door or in the ticket office in Menard Hall. More information on LLCC’s production is available from Dr. Deborah Brothers, professor of English, at 786.4966 or deborah.brothers@llcc.edu.

Ag Club announces winners to raffle

Congratulations to the winners of the recent Ag Club raffle!

Scheels gift card – Angie Janssen, Sherman
Farm and Home gift card – Chancey Carroll, Franklin
Chick-fil-A gift card – Dorothy Marshall, Finance Department
Chili’s gift card – David Sack, faculty
Qik N Ez gift card – Becky Klatt, faculty
Qik N Ez gift card – Sheryl Blair, Virginia
Taco Bell gift card – Sharon Dowson, Auburn
McDonald’s gift card – Missy Keiser, Nokomis
McDonald’s gift card – Jill Stock, Jacksonville

LLCC Psychology Club to host events today and tomorrow

The LLCC Psychology Club is hosting a Mental Health Awareness Meet & Greet on TODAY from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the A. Lincoln Commons. Stop by the Commons to meet the counselors and and learn more about mental health.

Tomorrow, March 23, the Psychology Club is hosting a TED Talks & Discussion session from 3-5 p.m. in the R.H. Stephens Room. Stop by to participate and join in on the discussion.