16 annual Multicultural Fest today

Join us at the LLCC 16th Annual Multicultural Fest. Cultural exhibits, international flavors and entertainment. Free & open to the public. Wednesday, October 2nd, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Outside of Menard Hall (rain or shine). Lincoln Land Community College Student Life.The college’s 16th annual Multicultural Fest, sponsored by LLCC Student Life, takes place today, Oct. 2, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside A. Lincoln Commons on the Springfield campus. LLCC Outreach Centers are also hosting multicultural activities this week. The events are free and open to the public.

The annual Multicultural Fest showcases various cultures with ethnic food, entertainment and cultural exhibits.

Local food trucks are offering free samples of ethnic food at the event. Restaurants serving from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. include AZ-T-CA Mexican Grill, B&W Good Eats and Sweets, Gyros Stop and Cooper’s StrEATside Bistro.

Entertainment includes dance performances by LotusFire Bellydancers, Torch_Nation, and Modeste Mundongi and Jacqueese Kongolo. DJ Yinka will cover music from various regions of the world such as Latin America, Asia and Africa.

Those providing cultural exhibits are Baha’i Faith, Habitat for Humanity of Sangamon County, International Student Association, Japanese Koto of Springfield, LLCC Dance Club: Express Your Seoul., LotusFire BellyDance, NAACP Springfield, Palos Style, Phoenix Center, Sister Cities Association, Sol Peru, Springfield Commission on International Visitors and United States Air Force.

Upcoming events yet this week at LLCC Outreach Centers include:

  • LLCC-Beardstown, 109 White Pine Ln. – Wednesday, Oct. 2, 4:30-6 p.m.
  • LLCC-Taylorville, 800 S. Spresser – Thursday, Oct. 3, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

16th Annual Multicultural Fest tomorrow

Join us at the LLCC 16th Annual Multicultural Fest. Cultural exhibits, international flavors and entertainment. Free & open to the public. Wednesday, October 2nd, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Outside of Menard Hall (rain or shine). Lincoln Land Community College Student Life.The college’s 16th annual Multicultural Fest, sponsored by LLCC Student Life, will take place tomorrow, Oct. 2, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside A. Lincoln Commons on the Springfield campus. LLCC Outreach Centers in Beardstown, Jacksonville, Litchfield and Taylorville will also host celebrations in October. The events are free and open to the public.

The annual Multicultural Fest showcases various cultures with ethnic food, entertainment and cultural exhibits.

Local food trucks are offering free samples of ethnic food at the event. Restaurants serving from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. include AZ-T-CA Mexican Grill, B&W Good Eats and Sweets, Gyros Stop and Cooper’s StrEATside Bistro.

Entertainment includes dance performances by LotusFire Bellydancers, Torch_Nation, and Modeste Mundongi and Jacqueese Kongolo. DJ Yinka will cover music from various regions of the world such as Latin America, Asia and Africa.

Those providing cultural exhibits are Baha’i Faith, Habitat for Humanity of Sangamon County, International Student Association, Japanese Koto of Springfield, LLCC Dance Club: Express Your Seoul., LotusFire BellyDance, NAACP Springfield, Palos Style, Phoenix Center, Sister Cities Association, Sol Peru, Springfield Commission on International Visitors and United States Air Force.

In addition to the festivities taking place on the Springfield campus, LLCC Outreach Centers will also host multicultural events.

  • LLCC-Jacksonville, 32 N. Central Park Plaza – Tuesday, Oct. 1, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • LLCC-Litchfield, 1 Lincoln Land Dr. – Tuesday, Oct. 1, 4-6 p.m.
  • LLCC-Beardstown, 109 White Pine Ln. – Wednesday, Oct. 2, 4:30-6 p.m.
  • LLCC-Taylorville, 800 S. Spresser – Thursday, Oct. 3, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

16th Annual Multicultural Fest Oct. 2

Join us at the LLCC 16th Annual Multicultural Fest. Cultural exhibits, international flavors and entertainment. Free & open to the public. Wednesday, October 2nd, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Outside of Menard Hall (rain or shine). Lincoln Land Community College Student Life.The college’s 16th annual Multicultural Fest, sponsored by LLCC Student Life, will take place Wednesday, Oct. 2, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside A. Lincoln Commons on the Springfield campus. LLCC Outreach Centers in Beardstown, Jacksonville, Litchfield and Taylorville will also host celebrations in October. The events are free and open to the public.

The annual Multicultural Fest showcases various cultures with ethnic food, entertainment and cultural exhibits.

Local food trucks are offering free samples of ethnic food at the event. Restaurants serving from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. include AZ-T-CA Mexican Grill, B&W Good Eats and Sweets, Gyros Stop and Cooper’s StrEATside Bistro.

Entertainment includes dance performances by LotusFire Bellydancers, Torch_Nation, and Modeste Mundongi and Jacqueese Kongolo. DJ Yinka will cover music from various regions of the world such as Latin America, Asia and Africa.

Those providing cultural exhibits are Baha’i Faith, Habitat for Humanity of Sangamon County, International Student Association, Japanese Koto of Springfield, LLCC Dance Club: Express Your Seoul., LotusFire BellyDance, NAACP Springfield, Palos Style, Phoenix Center, Sister Cities Association, Sol Peru, Springfield Commission on International Visitors and United States Air Force.

In addition to the festivities taking place on the Springfield campus, LLCC Outreach Centers will also host multicultural events.

  • LLCC-Jacksonville, 32 N. Central Park Plaza – Tuesday, Oct. 1, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • LLCC-Litchfield, 1 Lincoln Land Dr. – Tuesday, Oct. 1, 4-6 p.m.
  • LLCC-Beardstown, 109 White Pine Ln. – Wednesday, Oct. 2, 4:30-6 p.m.
  • LLCC-Taylorville, 800 S. Spresser – Thursday, Oct. 3, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

16th Annual Multicultural Fest, Oct. 3

Join us at the LLCC 16th Annual Multicultural Fest. Cultural exhibits, international flavors and entertainment. Free & open to the public. Wednesday, October 2nd, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Outside of Menard Hall (rain or shine). Lincoln Land Community College Student Life.The college’s 16th annual Multicultural Fest, sponsored by LLCC Student Life, will take place Wednesday, Oct. 2, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside A. Lincoln Commons on the Springfield campus. LLCC Outreach Centers in Beardstown, Jacksonville, Litchfield and Taylorville will also host celebrations in October. The events are free and open to the public.

The annual Multicultural Fest showcases various cultures with ethnic food, entertainment and cultural exhibits.

Local food trucks are offering free samples of ethnic food at the event. Restaurants serving from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. include AZ-T-CA Mexican Grill, B&W Good Eats and Sweets, Gyros Stop and Cooper’s StrEATside Bistro.

Entertainment includes dance performances by LotusFire Bellydancers, Torch_Nation, and Modeste Mundongi and Jacqueese Kongolo. DJ Yinka will cover music from various regions of the world such as Latin America, Asia and Africa.

Those providing cultural exhibits are Baha’i Faith, Habitat for Humanity of Sangamon County, International Student Association, Japanese Koto of Springfield, LLCC Dance Club: Express Your Seoul., LotusFire BellyDance, NAACP Springfield, Palos Style, Phoenix Center, Sister Cities Association, Sol Peru, Springfield Commission on International Visitors and United States Air Force.

In addition to the festivities taking place on the Springfield campus, LLCC Outreach Centers will also host multicultural events.

  • LLCC-Jacksonville, 32 N. Central Park Plaza – Tuesday, Oct. 1, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • LLCC-Litchfield, 1 Lincoln Land Dr. – Tuesday, Oct. 1, 4-6 p.m.
  • LLCC-Beardstown, 109 White Pine Ln. – Wednesday, Oct. 2, 4:30-6 p.m.
  • LLCC-Taylorville, 800 S. Spresser – Thursday, Oct. 3, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

“The Walk of the Immigrants” Oct. 9

Soup & Stories: The Walk of the Immigrants with Saul Flores. 10.09.19, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. in A. Lincoln Commons. Please RSVP for event. Deadline to RSVP is October 7th.LLCC Student Life welcomes Saul Flores (philanthropist, photojournalist and speaker who is nationally recognized for his social impact projects) to LLCC on Oct. 9, noon-1 p.m. in A. Lincoln Commons to share his presentation, “The Walk of the Immigrants.” This event is part of the Student Life’s Soup and Stories series.

Students who RSVP will receive a FREE lunch! Lunch for faculty and staff is $5, payable at the check-in table. You can pay either by check or cash (RSVP required in advance). To reserve your spot for this program and lunch, please fill out the RSVP form. The deadline to RSVP is Oct. 7 by noon.

Saul FloresFlores spent three months walking, hitchhiking, and sleeping on the ground and in hiding places. His journey began in Ecuador and ended in Charlotte, North Carolina. In three months, he walked 5,328 miles through 10 countries and nine border crossings to document how grueling and dangerous the journey of immigrants to the United States can be and to raise money for an elementary school in Atencingo, Mexico.

In this presentation, Flores speaks about how as a North Carolina State University senior, he took the “walk” in the summer of 2010. Student audiences get the opportunity to relive “The Walk of the Immigrants” along with Saul and create a deeper understanding of the struggles, hardships, joy and hope that immigrants experience on their journey.

Please make sure to share this opportunity with your students in class and those that you work with. They will not want to miss this event!

Genetic research presentation today at 2:30 p.m.

Faculty, staff and students are invited to join the LLCC Chemistry Club for a presentation on genetic research today, Sept. 25, from 2:30-3:15 p.m. in S2216. Becky Rose, a former LLCC student, will be discussing her summer research project as part of the PRECS program (Phenotypic Plasticity Research Experience for Community College).  Becky was one of only 10 community college students chosen for this competitive program. Refreshments will be provided.

Coffee and hot cocoa sale today

Buy four drinks get the fifth free! Lincoln Land Community College Dance Club: Express Your SeoulLLCC Dance Club: Express Your Seoul will be holding a coffee and hot cocoa sale today, Sept. 25, in A. Lincoln Commons from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. New this semester is a stamp card. If you buy four drinks, you will receive a fifth one free! These cards are good for all coffee sales this semester. Coffee, hot chocolate and donuts will be available along with several creamers, including the seasonal favorite pumpkin spice. A 16 oz. cup is $2, unless you bring your own mug then it is only $1!

Coffee and hot cocoa sale tomorrow

Buy four drinks get the fifth free! Lincoln Land Community College Dance Club: Express Your SeoulLLCC Dance Club: Express Your Seoul will be holding a coffee and hot cocoa sale tomorrow, Sept. 25, in A. Lincoln Commons from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. New this semester is a stamp card. If you buy four drinks, you will receive a fifth one free! These cards are good for all coffee sales this semester. Coffee, hot chocolate and donuts will be available along with several creamers, including the seasonal favorite pumpkin spice. A 16 oz. cup is $2, unless you bring your own mug then it is only $1!

“The Walk of the Immigrants” Oct. 9

LLCC Student Life welcomes Saul Flores (philanthropist, photojournalist and speaker who is nationally recognized for his social impact projects) to LLCC on Oct. 9, noon-1 p.m. in A. Lincoln Commons to share his presentation, “The Walk of the Immigrants.” This event is part of the Student Life’s Soup and Stories series.

Students who RSVP will receive a FREE lunch! Lunch for faculty and staff is $5, payable at the check-in table. You can pay either by check or cash (RSVP required in advance). To reserve your spot for this program and lunch, please fill out the RSVP form. The deadline to RSVP is Oct. 7 by noon.

Flores spent three months walking, hitchhiking, and sleeping on the ground and in hiding places. His journey began in Ecuador and ended in Charlotte, North Carolina. In three months, he walked 5,328 miles through 10 countries and nine border crossings to document how grueling and dangerous the journey of immigrants to the United States can be and to raise money for an elementary school in Atencingo, Mexico.

In this presentation, Flores speaks about how as a North Carolina State University senior, he took the “walk” in the summer of 2010. Student audiences get the opportunity to relive “The Walk of the Immigrants” along with Saul and create a deeper understanding of the struggles, hardships, joy and hope that immigrants experience on their journey.

Please make sure to share this opportunity with your students in class and those that you work with. They will not want to miss this event!

LLCC Food Pantry hours

The LLCC Food Pantry hours of operation for the 2019 fall semester are listed below. The food pantry is located in Student Life and open to any current LLCC student in need, whether short or long term. Students may use the pantry once a week.

  • Monday, 10 a.m.-noon
  • Wednesday, 10 a.m.-noon and 2-5 p.m.
  • Friday, 10 a.m.-noon

If you have any questions or wish to donate to the food pantry, please contact LLCC Student Life at studentlife@llcc.edu or 786-2241.