Epicurean Club Halloween Treats Sale

The LLCC Epicurean Club is taking orders for Halloween treats! The club is selling decorated cookies, Oreo/Reese’s popcorn and chocolate dipped pretzel rods. Prices range from $2 to $5. Please submit Halloween Sale order forms and payments to the LLCC Student Life Office by Oct. 25.

Payment is due at the time of order submission. Please make checks payable to LLCC. All proceeds will be used to help the club further their knowledge of the culinary world.

Order pick-up will be available in A. Lincoln Commons Monday, Oct. 30 from 11 a.m.–1 p.m.

Fifth annual “Haunted Lab” Oct. 27

The LLCC Chemistry Club and LLCC Quiz Bowl Team are hosting the fifth annual “Haunted Lab” Friday, Oct. 27 from 5-6:30 p.m. Children ages five and older and their parents/guardians are invited to the free event. Pre-registration is required at www.llcc.edu/haunted-lab.

Haunted LabChildren will see “spooky” science demonstrations and learn about experiments they can do at home. Experiments will be conducted by club members under the guidance of Jennifer Ramm, LLCC professor of chemistry.

Science demonstration shows will run about 20 minutes and will take place in room 2215 on the upper level of Sangamon Hall. Shows begin every 30 minutes at 5, 5:30 and 6 p.m. While waiting for shows to begin, children can participate in hands-on activities and face painting across the hall in room 2216.

Children are welcome to wear Halloween costumes to the event. Chips and drinks will be available for purchase.

 

Hablamos fundraiser at CherryBerry Oct. 28

The LLCC Hablamos Club is having a fundraiser at CherryBerry Frozen yogurt on Oct. 28. CherryBerry will donate 20 percent of all sales to the Hablamos Club. CherryBerry is located at 2671 Chatham Rd., Springfield. Please mention the LLCC Hablamos Club when purchasing the yogurt to ensure the club will receive the benefit. Monies raised will be used to help the club continue in its efforts to raise awareness of Latino culture on campus and in the community!

Dine & Develop program Tuesday, Oct. 24

LLCC Student Life is hosting a Dine & Develop program tomorrow from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the R. H. Stephens Room. The event features Adam Kirk Smith who is the author of “The Bravest You: Five Steps to Fight Your Biggest Fears, Find Your Passion and Unlock Your Extraordinary Life.”

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.

View the event flier: Dine & Develop – Oct. 24.

Soup & Stories Oct. 17

LLCC Student Life is hosting Soups & Stories today from noon-2 p.m. in the R.H. Stephens Room. The event features Nelson Aguiar who will be sharing his Latino experience with participants.

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.

View the flier.

 

GSA ’80s dance

The LLCC Gay-Straight Alliance is having an ’80s dance in the Student Union today from 6-10 p.m. The dance is open to all LLCC students and adults age 18 or older in the community.

There are two options for admission into the dance. One option is to pay the entrance fee of $3; an alternate option is to donate five nonperishable food items. All proceeds will be given to the LLCC Food Pantry. The dance is a retro ’80s theme, so ’80s attire is encouraged! The event will include rad music, performances by two tubular dance groups, refreshments and music provided by HISO radio’s very own DJ Yinka!

For more information, please contact Dr. Beth Wiediger at beth.wiediger@llcc.edu or visit the GSA Facebook page.

Gay-Straight Alliance celebrates National Coming Out Day

National Coming Out Day (NCOD) is a civil day of awareness celebrating individuals who publicly identify LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer as well as other gender identities and sexual orientations). Today, Oct. 11 will mark the 29th anniversary of NCOD. To celebrate, the Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) will be hosting an informational table in A. Lincoln Commons from noon-3 p.m. Students, faculty and staff are invited to stop by and learn more about the coming out experience and the LGBTQ+ community.

For more information about National Coming Out Day, please contact GSA president, Terrelle Jackson, at tjack4632@llcc.edu.

Gay-Straight Alliance celebrates National Coming Out Day

National Coming Out Day (NCOD) is a civil day of awareness celebrating individuals who publicly identify LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer as well as other gender identities and sexual orientations). This Wednesday, Oct. 11 will mark the 29th anniversary of NCOD.  To celebrate, the Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) will be hosting an informational table in A. Lincoln Commons from noon-3 p.m. Students, faculty and staff are invited to stop by and learn more about the coming out experience and the LGBTQ+ community.

For more information about National Coming Out Day, please contact GSA president, Terrelle Jackson, at tjack4632@llcc.edu.

14th Annual Multicultural Fest is today, Oct. 4

14th annual Multicultural FestThe 14th annual Multicultural Fest will take place today, Oct. 4 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in A. Lincoln Commons on the Springfield campus. It showcases various cultures with ethnic food, entertainment and cultural exhibits. LLCC Outreach Centers in Beardstown, Jacksonville, Litchfield and Taylorville will also host celebrations in October. The events are free and open to the public. Get more details about Multicultural Fest.