Wednesday, Feb. 10 final day to nominate a Master Teacher

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

 

LLCC Foundation Board of Directors elects officers; welcomes four new members

The LLCC Foundation Board of Directors elected new officers, welcomed four new members, and recognized the retiring board chair and members at a recent meeting.

Jason Barth of Springfield was installed as board chair for 2016. Ken Elmore of Waggoner was elected vice chair and Tim Schroeder of Springfield was elected treasurer.

New members of the board: Gregory Marantz, Erica Riplinger, Lynne Sheaff and Neil Williamson Continue reading

Student-designed holiday cards available

This fall’s silkscreen class has designed and packaged holiday cards NoteCardswhich 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!

2016-2017 LLCC Foundation scholarship application now available!

The LLCC Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2016-2017 academic year. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, March 1, 2016.

The application is available online by going to www.llccfoundation.org/scholarships. Paper applications will not be distributed; only online scholarship applications will be accepted.

Faculty and staff are invited to encourage students to apply. For more information, contact Lori Smith at 217.786.4502 or email lori.smith@llcc.edu.

LLCC Foundation L.E.A.G.U.E. grants due Wednesday

A reminder that applications for L.E.A.G.U.E. grants are due in the LLCC Foundation this 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.

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New mobile device power station installed

A new mobile device power station has been set up in the lower level FullSizeRenderof 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 FullSizeRender1Foundation L.E.A.G.U.E grant written by Becky Parton, associate dean, Instructional Technology and Distance Education, and Amy Chernowsky, academic success professional.

Shop Amazon and help the LLCC Foundation; LLCC Foundation LEAGUE grant apps due Dec. 9

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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.

2016LEAGUEGrantGuidelines   LEAGUE Grant App Budget Worksheet_2016

Just two weeks remain until L.E.A.G.U.E. grant application deadline

A gentle reminder . . . applications for approximately $10,000 in L.E.A.G.U.E. grants are due in the LLCC Foundation Wednesday,2016GrantsWebArtwork Dec. 9 at 5 p.m. The application and grant guidelines are below, or may be downloaded at http://www.llccfoundation.org/educational-support.

Faculty and staff donations to the L.E.A.G.U.E. campaign support LLCC students through grants, scholarships and other funds, including the “Pay It Forward” fund which helps students with emergent needs.

Grant recipients will be announced at the L.E.A.G.U.E. kickoff on March 29, 2016. For questions, call 786.2785.

2016LEAGUEGrantGuidelines   LEAGUE Grant App Budget Worksheet_2016

LLCC Trutter Museum “Winter Blues” event Dec. 2

Event in support of LLCC art students and Philip and Mary Kathryn Trutter Museum

The Philip and Mary Kathryn Trutter Museum at LLCC is hosting “Winter Blues,” Wednesday, Dec. 2 from 5 to 8 p.m. The fundraiser is being held in the Trutter Center on the Springfield campus, 5250 Shepherd Road.

The event offers guests the opportunity to purchase original artwork created by LLCC students such as ceramics and hanging art. Gourmet hors d’oeuvres made and served by LLCC culinary arts students in addition to blues music performed by LLCC’s music students will be presented at the event. A cash bar will be available.

While at the event, guests are invited to view the newest exhibit in the Trutter Museum, “Small World—Near to Far.” The exhibit features nearly 70 items, with 43 small pieces from the Trutter world heritage collection, as well as artwork by LLCC’s current and former art faculty.

Cost is $10 per person, with all proceeds supporting LLCC art students and the Philip and Mary Kathryn Trutter Museum. Reservations are requested by calling 786.2785. Admission at the door will be accepted by cash or check only. Advance reservations and art purchases may be made with credit cards.

The presenting sponsor for “Winter Blues” is Resource One Office Furnishings and Design.

For more information about the event, call 786-2785, visit www.llccfoundation.org/trutter-museum or email llccfoundation@llcc.edu.