Club Information Day reservations needed!

Club Information Day is Fri., Sept. 19 from 9am-3pm in the R. H. Stephens Room. This event is a GREAT opportunity to showcase your club or organization AND also encourage students to attend!


As a reminder, we are giving away 250 Subway lunches at 11:30am for students only so this will be well-attended event which could be great exposure for your club if you sign-up. Additionally, clubs who have a student representative at this event for at least 2 hours will get 1 credit toward their Leadership Series requirement. To reserve a space for your club, please contact Amber Berman at by Wed., Sept. 3

Join Student Life for a Day of Service

The Student Life Office is seeking faculty/staff volunteers for their 2nd annual Day of Service to help supervise students as they spend their afternoons volunteering. The event will take place from 11:30am-5pm on Saturday, October 18th. If you have any questions or would like to sign up to help out, please contact Amber Berman at Thank you!

This Week at LLCC

Many activities will be going on throughout the week to kick off the fall semester!

Welcome tables have been set up in A. Lincoln Commons, Millennium Center, Logan Hall and Workforce Careers Center for students to pick up maps and planners.  Volunteers also will be helping students find classes and answering questions at the tables in A. Lincoln Commons and Workforce Careers Center.

Student Life is hosting daily Welcome Week Activities in A. Lincoln Commons.  Visit their website to see the schedule.

Employees and students will be able to stop by the Police Department in Sangamon Hall anytime between 8 a.m – 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday or 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on Friday to sign up for LLCC Connect.

The Board of Trustees will meet Wednesday at 5 p.m. in the R.H. Stephens Room.  Click HERE to view the agenda, which included minutes from previous meeting.Also on Wednesday, there will a French Club bake sale in the Student Union, 7:30-11:30 a.m.

ITDE is hosting a Beginning Blackboard Workshop in Sangamon 0119, 5-6 p.m. on Wednesday and a Blackboard Open Lab in Sangamon 0119, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Thursday.  Register for these and few the entire ITDE Workshop schedule HERE.

Thank you from Student Life

On behalf of the Student Life Office, I would like to thank the numerous faculty, staff and students that assisted with making the New Student Welcome Lunch event possible and a success. We truly appreciate your time and help and hope you had a great experience as well! If you have any feedback that you would like to share about the event please email me at

Reminder: New Student Lunch Today

Student Life welcomes approximately 350 students to the Springfield campus today for the New Student Lunch. The event will take place in Cass Gym with registration and exhibits from 10-11:30 a.m., lunch and presentations 12:30-1:30 p.m. followed by an opportunity to tour campus and find classrooms.

Seeking Volunteers for New Student Welcome Lunch

The Student Life Office is seeking faculty/staff volunteers for their New Student Welcome Lunch on Wed. August 20. Volunteers are needed to assist with check-in (10am-11:30am), eat lunch with the students (11:30am-12:30pm), and to represent their departments at the information session (10am-11:30am). If you are interested in helping, please contact Amber Berman at or 6-2241.

PTK makes donation to Henson Robinson Zoo

PTK zoo donation 1On Thursday, June 26, the Alpha Epsilon Kappa Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at LLCC presented a check to the Henson Robinson Zoo for $479.40.  Photographed L-R: students Ryan Wilson, Brett Davis, Mary Flesch, Henson Robinson Zoo Marketing & PR Manager Kim Alexander, with club sponsor Claire Gordon.

The students raised funds through a silent auction and various collection events put together with the Honors Club.  Well done to these students for all of your hard work!

Honors Club recognized for efforts in “Be a Hero” Organ/Tissue Donor Campaign

Out of 21 community colleges participating, LLCC won second place in the Secretary of State’s “Be a Hero” Organ/Tissue Donor Campaign. Secretary White cited LLCC’s creative campaign that included numerous registration drives, a press conference, and using social media to encourage donation.

IMG_7411Accepting the award at the ceremony Wednesday were Board of Trustees Chair Justin Reichert, liaison Joanie Rogers of the LLCC Foundation, Honors Club members Russell Michelich and Tyler Mathews, and Honors Club advisors Dr. Claire Gordon and David Laubersheimer.

In addition to this plaque, LLCC received one paid, student internship through Donate Life Illinois Partners. The internship was awarded to Tyler Mathews, one of the leaders of the campaign. He will serve the internship at Memorial Medical Center.

7th Annual Brian McMillen Memorial Run/Walk this weekend!

The 7th Annual Brian McMillen Memorial Run/Walk will take place this Saturday, May 24, 2013 at 8 a.m. If you are interested in volunteering to assist with various duties such as set up on Friday, May 23 or staffing the water station stop, registration table, food table, etc. Saturday, Mary 24, please contact Alison Mills at or 786-2275.

The LLCC Veterans Club established the Brian McMillen Scholarship to honor Brian’s legacy and to provide financial support to veterans attending LLCC. Proceeds from the 7th Annual Brian McMillen Memorial Run/Walk support the LLCC Brian McMillen Veterans Scholarship and other projects and charities.