AAHM Kickoff Celebration today

LLCC will again celebrate African-American History Month during February with various events. The theme for this year’s observance is “Embracing Our Past, Reinforcing the Present and Providing Hope for the Future.”

Join us today for the African-American History Month Kickoff, noon to 1 p.m. in A. Lincoln Commons. The event features LLCC alum Kenneth Humble with the Kenny Humble Trio.

Fundraiser for LLCC Student Radiographers Association Feb. 11

“Dine to Donate” at Texas Roadhouse Thursday, Feb. 11 to support the LLCC Student Radiographers Association! Dine in or order to go between 3 and 10 p.m. and 10% of your purchase will be donated to the club.

Be sure to present this invitation to make your donation:
Student Radiographers Association “Dine to Donate” invitation – JPEG
Student Radiographers Association “Dine to Donate” invitation – PDF

LLCC celebrates African-American History Month in February

LLCC will again celebrate African-American History Month during February with various events. The theme for this year’s observance is “Embracing Our Past, Reinforcing the Present and Providing Hope for the Future.”

Monday, Feb. 1 – African-American History Month Kickoff, noon to 1 p.m., A. Lincoln Commons. The event features LLCC alum Kenneth Humble with the Kenny Humble Trio.

Wednesday, Feb. 3 – Chahrm the Band with Ada Lou Presents A Taste of Jazz, Rhythm and Blues; featuring Crisp, Rogers with Ada Lou, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., A. Lincoln Commons.

Monday, Feb. 8 – Voter Registration Day sponsored by the LLCC Black Student Union, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., A. Lincoln Commons.

Wednesday, Feb. 10 – Soup & Stories: “NAACP – Walk from the Past to the Present,” 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., Robert H. Stephens Room, Menard Hall. Free to students with a student ID; $3 for non-students. Presenter is Teresa Haley, Elected President of Illinois NAACP Chapter, who will discuss the history of the NAACP.

Monday, Feb. 15 – 4-H and the Union Baptist Church Youth Mime Unspoken Ministry, noon to 1 p.m., A. Lincoln Commons.

Monday, Feb. 22 – HIV/AIDS Awareness Testing sponsored by the LLCC Black Student Union, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., A. Lincoln Commons.

Wednesday, Feb. 24 – African-American Food and Vendor Day, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., A. Lincoln Commons. The event features free samples of African-American food, displays exhibiting the wares of African-American entrepreneurs, in addition to “Saxophone and African-American Poetry Improvisations” performed by LLCC retired business law professor and jazz musician Virgil Rhodes, J.D.

Events are co-sponsored by the LLCC African-American History Month Committee and Student Life Office.

NOMINATE A WORTHY STUDENT FOR HOMECOMING COURT

Nominate a worthy student for Homecoming Court. Nomination forms are available in the Student Life Office or print the Homecoming Nomination Form 2016 and return to Student Life by Wednesday, Feb. 3. Homecoming 2016 is being held Feb. 22-24. The Loggers basketball teams will take on the Parkland Cobras, with the women playing at 5:30 p.m. and the men playing at 7:30 p.m. in Cass Gymnasium. The Homecoming King & Queen will be crowned at the Men’s basketball game halftime. Homecoming activities kick off Feb. 22, so join in on the fun!

Upcoming student events on campus

Today, the 7th annual Volunteer Fair will take place in A. Lincoln Commons from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Over 20 not-for-profit organizations will be present to discuss their mission and volunteer needs. Please stop by as your schedule allows and encourage students to do the same. The first 100 students pledging to serve our community this year will receive a free long-sleeved t-shirt! A Blood Drive will also be held in the Student Union from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Now through January 29, the Gay-Straight Alliance will be collecting new pairs/packs of socks to be donated to the Phoenix Center. You can drop off your donations from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in A. Lincoln Commons.

On January 25th the Hablamos Student Group will be selling cookies, jarritos, and churros from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the A. Lincoln Commons.

Volunteer Fair Jan. 20

The Student Life Office is hosting its 7th annual Volunteer Fair on Wednesday, Jan. 20 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in A. Lincoln Commons. Over 20 not-for-profit organizations will be present to discuss their mission and volunteer needs. Please stop by as your schedule allows and encourage students to do the same. The first 100 students to pledge to serve our community this year will receive a free long-sleeved t-shirt! A Blood Drive will also be held in the Student Union from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

TODAY: SGA angel tree gifts due; BOT meets

For those of you who took a tag from the Student Government Association (SGA) angel tree, please drop off the gift to the Student Life Office before the end of TODAY. If you did not get a chance to get a tag, the opportunity to do so may be available if there are gifts that do not get turned in for individuals at the Springfield Retirement Village. To assist SGA in making sure everyone receives a gift, please contact Marie Robert, marie.robert@llcc.edu, to find out if anyone is still unaccounted for.

The LLCC Board of Trustees meets tonight at 5:15 p.m. in the R.H. Stephens Room, Menard Hall. Find the agenda HERE.

SGA coat drive and angel tree

The Student Government Association (SGA) is still collecting coats in conjunction with Eastside Pride until Dec. 4! Gently used coats can be dropped off in the Student Life Office. In addition, the SGA is hosting an angel tree. Pick a tag from the SGA angel tree in A. Lincoln Commons to select an item to donate to the Springfield Retirement Village and return your item to the Student Life Office by Wednesday, Dec. 16.