Thank you from BSU

Thank you to everyone who donated to the LLCC Black Student Union “Jeans Day.”  All proceeds benefited the LLCC Food Pantry. Your generous donations will make an immediate impact on the lives of many of our students. Your kindness is truly appreciated.

African-American History Month activities

LLCC is celebrating African-American History Month during February with various events. The theme for this year’s observance is “Celebrating Our Strengths While Overcoming Our Challenges.”

Activities continue tomorrow with the Ebony Dance from 9 p.m. to midnight in the Trutter Center. The event is co-sponsored by the African-American History Month Committee and the Open Door Mentorship program.

Read about additional events throughout the month.

Chemistry Club trivia tonight

The LLCC Chemistry Club is hosting a trivia night this evening in the student union. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the event runs from 7 p.m. to approximately 9:30 p.m.

Participants can sign up as part of a team or join a team when they arrive. Each team can have up to 10 members. The cost is $10 per person, and payment (cash or check) will be collected the night of the event. Checks should be made out to LLCC.

Topics will include English, history, general science and more. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place winners. Register for your seats online.

Paul Simon Essay Contest

The LLCC Writing Center and Student Life are now accepting submissions for the Paul Simon Essay Contest. Students must submit an essay of 500 words or less on the topic of “How My Community College Changed My Life.” Local winners will receive prizes from the LLCC Foundation and the bookstore, and the first place winner will be forwarded to the statewide competition, which is sponsored by the Illinois Community College Trustees Association. The deadline for essay submissions is March 16 at 3 p.m. See contest flier for more information.

Honors program selling donuts today, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The LLCC Honors Program will be selling Krispy Kreme donuts today in A. Lincoln Commons from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Original glazed donuts will be available for $6 per dozen. Proceeds from the fundraiser will help the club pay for its Chicago trip. Payments can be made with cash or with checks payable to “LLCC.” Please consider purchasing a dozen … or two!

Psychology Club hosts bake sale today, noon to 3 p.m.

It’s never too late to get some goodies for that special someone! The LLCC Psychology Club is here to assist in providing those goodies on Feb. 21, from noon to 3 p.m. in A. Lincoln Commons. Stop by to buy some sweet treats for someone special, and take a poll to learn your love language.

Chemistry Club trivia night Friday

There’s still time to sign up for the upcoming trivia night hosted by the LLCC Chemistry Club! It will take place on Friday, Feb. 23 in the student union located in the lower level Menard Hall. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the event runs from 7 p.m. to approximately 9:30 p.m.

Participants can sign up as part of a team or join a team when they arrive. Each team can have up to 10 members. The cost is $10 per person, and payment (cash or check) will be collected the night of the event. Checks should be made out to LLCC.

Topics will include English, history, general science and more. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place winners. Register for your seats online. Hope to see you there!

African-American History Month activities

LLCC is celebrating African-American History Month during February with various events. The theme for this year’s observance is “Celebrating Our Strengths While Overcoming Our Challenges.”

Activities continue today with “A Tribute to Our Heroes,” an open mic event sponsored by the LLCC Black Student Union, 5-8 p.m., A. Lincoln Commons. Open mic night is a social event sponsored by the BSU where LLCC students and staff have a platform to openly express their voice and talents through poetry, singing, dance, instrumental solos and spoken word. Come showcase your talents and let your voice be heard!

Read about additional events throughout the month.

 

Represent your alma mater Feb. 21

Help TRIO and LLCC Student Life support students as they learn about how the transfer process went for some of our very own faculty and staff. Students are invited to attend “Don’t Fear the Future” transfer panel discussion on Wednesday, Feb. 21 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in A. Lincoln Commons. They will have the opportunity to engage with our faculty and staff panel, learning about their journey from a community college to a four-year college or university.

You can participate by wearing something that represents where you went to school! We encourage you to wear your college or university tie, sweatshirt, pin, etc.

Psychology Club hosts “A Late Date” bake sale

It’s never too late to get some goodies for that special someone! The LLCC Psychology Club is here to assist in providing those goodies on Feb. 21, from noon to 3 p.m. in A. Lincoln Commons. Stop by to buy some sweet treats for someone special, and take a poll to learn your love language.