2019-2020 scholarship applications open Dec. 1

The LLCC Foundation is accepting scholarship applications for the 2019-2020 academic year Dec. 1-March 1. Faculty and staff are invited to encourage students to apply.

It’s easy to apply. Students submitting a complete application are automatically considered for all available scholarships for which they are eligible.

The online application is available by going to www.llccfoundation.org/scholarships. For more information, contact Michelle Burger at 786-4502 or email michelle.burger@llcc.edu.

LEAGUE grant applications available

Now through Jan. 31, the LLCC Foundation will be accepting applications for LEAGUE grants. A total of approximately $10,000 will be awarded for projects and programs at LLCC.

Faculty and staff make these grants possible through their generous giving to the annual faculty and staff campaign each spring known as LEAGUE. Access grant guidelines and the application and budget worksheet. They may also be obtained by contacting the LLCC Foundation at 786-2785 or by emailing LLCCFoundation@LLCC.edu

Donations to the LEAGUE campaign support LLCC students through the LEAGUE grant program, scholarships and other funds, including the “Pay It Forward” fund which helps students with emergent needs. Each year approximately 40 percent of LLCC faculty and staff contribute. Our thanks to our generous LLCC faculty and staff for donating more than $51,000 to the 2018 LEAGUE campaign!

Again, the deadline to submit grant applications to the LLCC Foundation (located in Menard 1214) is Thursday, Jan. 31 at 5 p.m. Awards will be announced at the LEAGUE kickoff on March 26.

http://llccfoundation.org/what-we-do

Amazon Smile purchases support LLCC Foundation

Cyber Monday is here! Do you shop on Amazon? If so, shop on Smile.Amazon.com anytime this holiday season or throughout the year, and Amazon will donate 0.5 percent of your purchase to Lincoln Land Community College Foundation.

AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know — same products, same prices, same service and no additional fees to shop using this site. Shop for great deals at smile.amazon.com/ch/37-136097 and choose Lincoln Land Community College Foundation as your charity of choice.

Amazon has donated more than $1,000 to the Foundation in support of our students and programs through purchases made by our supporters. For more information, contact the LLCC Foundation at 786-2785.

This holiday, make a difference while you shop. Shop for holiday gifts and supplies at smile.zmazon.com and Amazon donates. You shop. Amazon donates. AmazonSmile

Shop AmazonSmile this holiday season and support LLCC Foundation

Black Friday is almost here! Do you shop on Amazon? If so, shop on Smile.Amazon.com anytime this holiday season or throughout the year, and Amazon will donate 0.5 percent of your purchase to Lincoln Land Community College Foundation.

AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know — same products, same prices, same service and no additional fees to shop using this site. Shop for great deals at smile.amazon.com/ch/37-136097 and choose Lincoln Land Community College Foundation as your charity of choice.

Amazon has donated more than $1,000 to the Foundation in support of our students and programs through purchases made by our supporters. For more information, contact the LLCC Foundation at 786-2785.

This holiday, make a difference while you shop. Shop for holiday gifts and supplies at smile.zmazon.com and Amazon donates. You shop. Amazon donates. AmazonSmile

2019 Honored Alumni Award

LLCC Alumni Services is accepting nominations for its 2019 Honored Alumni Award. Nominate an LLCC alum for the award by completing the form that is available at www.llcc.edu/honored-alumni-award. The deadline for submissions is Dec. 15, 2018.

Nominations will be scored on the following four criteria: 1) role model – inspiring excellence in others, 2) outstanding success – attaining significant career or personal achievements, 3) impact – achieving accomplishments which have changed the community for the better and 4) community service – demonstrating a visible commitment to the community through leadership and/or volunteerism.

Additionally, nominees must have successfully completed coursework at LLCC and be able to attend LLCC’s commencement ceremony on May 17, 2019.

For more information, call alumni services at 786-4612 or email alumni@llcc.edu.

Calling all Cardinals fans: St. Louis Cardinals tickets available for purchase

The LLCC Foundation has four dugout box seats and a parking pass available for the Sunday, May 20 Cardinals game in St. Louis against the Philadelphia Phillies at 1:15 p.m. The Foundation is offering these tickets to anyone who wishes to purchase them for a required amount of $455 – as requested by the donor (face value of the tickets is $153 each).

This offer includes:

  • Four Cardinals dugout box tickets (section 135, Row H) for Sunday, May 20, 1:15 p.m. game in St. Louis against the Philadelphia Phillies
  • Parking pass at Ballpark Village
  • $50 in Qik-N-EZ gas cards

Please contact the LLCC Foundation at 786-2785 to purchase.

LEAGUE Campaign 2018

Congratulations to the winner of the second LEAGUE cash drawing, Becky Parton.  Becky won $150 donated by members of LLCC’s Cabinet.  LEAGUE is the annual faculty and staff giving campaign. Donations to the campaign total more than $46,000 so far. Money is used for scholarships, grants and educational programs at the college. It is not too late to make your pledge. Complete the 2018 enrollment form and return it to the LLCC Foundation. Gifts to LEAGUE do not automatically roll over from year to year, so you must complete a new form each year. Help support students and programs at LLCC by making a gift today.

Join us May 5 at the “Secret Garden”

Secret GardenFaculty and staff are invited to come explore the “Secret Garden” at the 12th Annual LLCC Foundation Gala! As in past years, this celebration promises to be a beautiful affair, highlighting LLCC students and programs, with all proceeds benefiting learning initiatives at the college. Tickets for the Gala are available for $125.

Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres begin at 6 p.m. followed by a famously delicious gourmet dinner prepared and served by LLCC culinary students and instructors. Students in the LLCC Big Band under the direction of Professor Jane Hartman will provide musical entertainment.

The event also features a terrific silent and live auction as well as the very popular Treasure Box, this year featuring a Pandora bracelet and earrings courtesy of Giganti and Giganti. Donations of wine and spirits for the popular Wall of Wines and Spirits are always appreciated. Cash gifts designated for wine and spirit purchases are also welcome.

To purchase tickets to the Gala or to drop off donations, please stop by the LLCC Foundation in Menard Hall or call 786-2785 for details. Thank you for supporting LLCC students!

Donate to LEAGUE by April 30 for a chance to win!

BIO 107 models

Donations to the LEAGUE Campaign provided a grant to purchase models for BIO 107 to eliminate the need to share equipment with other biology courses.

It’s not too late to make your annual contribution to the LLCC Foundation through the LEAGUE Campaign. Donate to LEAGUE choosing payroll deduction by Monday, April 30, to be entered into a drawing for lots of great prizes including movie passes, gift cards, Knights Action Park passes and $150 cash donated by members of the LLCC Cabinet. Complete the LEAGUE contribution form (include link to form) and return to the LLCC Foundation to be entered into the drawing.

Thank you to those who have donated more than $42,000 so far. Your gift makes an impact on the lives of our students. Donations are needed for the general scholarship fund, LEAGUE Grants and the greatest needs of the college.