The deadline to submit scholarship applications for the 2016-2017 academic year is tomorrow, March 1. Please remind students considering or planning to attend LLCC beginning in fall 2016 to apply!
LLCC Foundation scholarships are available for first-time and continuing students who will be enrolled full- or part-time at LLCC. Many of the scholarships are designed for students in any major, with the average award being approximately $1,000 per academic year. Students submitting a complete application are considered for all available scholarships for which they are eligible.
Only one application form is needed to apply for all scholarships. More information, in addition to the online application, can be found at www.llccfoundation.org/scholarships.
Contact Lori Smith, scholarship program coordinator, at 217.786.4502 with questions.
Nine eligible nominations were received for the 2016 Drs. Raymond and Ann Pearson Master Teacher Award. Congratulations to:
Janice Badgett, Professor, Nursing
Craig Beckmier, Associate Professor, Agriculture
Deborah Brothers, Professor, English
Jason Dockter, Professor, English
Mary Goldstein, Professor, Nursing
Paul Hudson, Professor, Business
Brenda Michel, Professor Nursing
Janet Moulton, Associate Professor, Nursing
Ryan Roberts, Professor, Librarian
The Pearsons, longtime Springfield physicians, made the award possible through a generous contribution to the LLCC Foundation. The award annually recognizes an exceptional full-time, faculty member for his or her professional contributions to LLCC. The 2016 award recipient will be announced at the annual faculty and staff recognition ceremony in May.
Wednesday, Feb. 10 is the final day to submit nominations for the 2016 Drs. Raymond and Ann Pearson Master Teacher Award. The LLCC Foundation invites students, faculty, staff, alums and retirees to submit nominations of outstanding full-time, tenured faculty members for this annual award recognizing an exceptional faculty member for his or her professional contributions to LLCC. A faculty member may receive the award one-time only.
Online nominations are now being accepted. Simply click here for the nomination form or log into Blackboard. Again, nominations must be submitted to the Foundation by Wednesday, February 10, 2016.
For more information stop by the LLCC Foundation, level one, Menard Hall room 1214, call 786-2217 or e-mail LLCCFoundation@llcc.edu
This fall’s silkscreen class has designed and packaged holiday cards which are available for sale in the LLCC Foundation. There are several different designs and cards are packaged in groups of four. Cost is $10 per package.
All proceeds from card sales will go to the LLCC Art Department. Cards will be for sale through next Friday, Dec. 18, so please stop by today and support art students with your purchase!
A new mobile device power station has been set up in the lower level of Sangamon Hall near the Blackboard Student Support Center. The mobile device power station provides students easy access to electrical power and includes connections for a wide variety of devices. Partial funding for the station was provided through an LLCC Foundation L.E.A.G.U.E grant written by Becky Parton, associate dean, Instructional Technology and Distance Education, and Amy Chernowsky, academic success professional.
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LLCC Foundation L.E.A.G.U.E. grants due Dec. 9
A reminder that applications for L.E.A.G.U.E. grants are due in the LLCC Foundation Wednesday, Dec. 9 at 5 p.m. The application and grant guidelines are below or may be downloaded at http://www.llccfoundation.org/educational-support.
Approximately $10,000 in grant money will be awarded. Grant recipients will be announced at the L.E.A.G.U.E. kickoff on March 29, 2016. For questions, call 786.2785.