Thanks so much to all who attended and took part in the fun and games at Tuesday’s LEAGUE kickoff! What a great day for our students with gifts and pledges of support totaling more than $38,000! On behalf of students like Mary Kate Curtin – a scholarship recipient – who spoke at the luncheon, thank you for all you do for our students and for your very generous support.
Stop by the Foundation by 5 p.m. this Friday for the following:
Donate to LEAGUE choosing payroll deduction and your name will be entered into a drawing for the first $150 cash giveaway (thanks to members of the Cabinet for donating the prize money)! 2017 Enrollment Form.
Purchase 50/50 tickets for a chance to win cash (approximately $150 so far). Tickets are $1 each, $5 for 6, or $10 for 18.
Vote for your favorite decorated office door in the LEAGUE Door Decorating Contest or email your vote to Barbara.Eades@llcc.edu. The winner will receive a jeans day in May.
Funds from this campaign go directly to support LLCC students through scholarships, grants and more. As a donor, you choose what you would like your gift to support. The LLCC Foundation realizes you have choices in philanthropic support and given the ever increasing demands on individual and family budgets, please know how grateful we are that you’ve chosen the students of LLCC to be the recipients of your generous donations.
Fifteen eligible nominations were received for the 2017 Drs. Raymond and Ann Pearson Master Teacher Award. Congratulations to:
Diana Coffman, Professor, Biology
Connie Costello, Assistant Professor, Nursing
Marlene Emmons, Professor, English
Mark Hardiman, Professor, Theatre
Beth Hoffmann, Professor, Communication
Paul Hudson, Professor, Business
Tameka Johnson-Tillman, Instructor, English
Frank Marsaglia, Professor, Computer Networking
Samantha Reif, Associate Professor, Geology
David Reynolds, Professor Sociology
Matt Shaver, Professor, Digital Media
Eric Stachera, Professor, English
Natasha Trame, Associate Professor, Psychology
Matt Vespa, Professor, Math
Beth Wiediger, Professor, Psychology
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 2017 award recipient will be announced at the annual faculty and staff recognition ceremony later this spring.
The LLCC Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2017-2018 academic year. Students considering or planning to attend LLCC beginning in fall 2017 are encouraged to apply. Deadline to apply is March 1.
LLCC Foundation scholarships are available for first-time and continuing students who will be enrolled full- or part-time at LLCC. Students submitting a complete application are considered for all available scholarships for which they are eligible.
The LLCC Foundation invites students, faculty, staff, alums and retirees to nominate an outstanding full-time, tenured faculty member for the 2017 Drs. Raymond and Ann Pearson Master Teacher Award. This award annually recognizes 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. Nominations must be submitted to the Foundation by Wednesday, February 8, 2017.
For more information stop by the LLCC Foundation, Level one, Menard Hall room 1214, call 786-2217 or e-mail LLCCFoundation@llcc.edu.
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LLCC’s Art Department and the Philip and Mary Kathryn Trutter Museum invite you to the 2nd annual Winter Art Sale Wednesday through Friday in the Trutter Center on the college’s Springfield campus. A wide variety of original artwork from ceramics to fine art and more is reasonably priced and ready for holiday gift giving.
The event gets started Wednesday, Nov. 30 with a preview party from 5 to 7 p.m. For a $10 cover, guests receive a first-opportunity to browse and buy art, plus gourmet hors d’oeuvres by LLCC students and music by Virgil Rhodes and Footprints. A cash bar will be available. Reservations are suggested by calling 786.2785.
Thursday and Friday, Dec. 1 and 2, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., the sale is free and open to the public with coffee and cookies served. All artwork has been created by LLCC students with the proceeds supporting art students and the Trutter Museum.
Mark your calendar and join us for the second annual Winter Art Sale at the Trutter Center on LLCC’s Springfield campus. A wide variety of original artwork including ceramics, fine art and more is reasonably priced and would make great gifts for the upcoming holiday season. All artwork has been created by LLCC students during the fall semester.
On Wednesday, Nov. 30 from 5 to 7 p.m., anyone is welcome to attend the preview party for a $10 admission fee, which includes a first-opportunity to browse and buy art, plus gourmet hors d’oeuvres by LLCC students and music by jazzman Virgil Rhodes and his band, Footprints. A cash bar will be available. Reservations are suggested by calling 786.2785.
The art sale continues on Thursday and Friday, December 1 and 2, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Coffee and cookies will be served and the event is free and open to the public. Purchases can be made with cash, check or credit cards.