LLCC hosted College Prep Summit

Patrick Moore talking with College Prep Summit studentsLLCC hosted 82 students from five high schools at the College Prep Summit Nov. 15. At the event, students took part in a college expo, campus tours, mock lectures and a student panel discussion, and also heard from keynote speaker, Shatoya Black, coordinator, TRIO/Student Support Services at Illinois State University.

College Prep Summit today

LLCC is hosting the College Prep Summit today from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. with activities starting in the Trutter Center. The College Prep Summit is an event that LLCC hosts annually to reach an important group of high school seniors within our district that may benefit from additional encouragement and information as they prepare for the transition to college. The summit provides a unique opportunity for our faculty and staff to work in a collaborative effort with representatives from other colleges and universities throughout the state. Throughout this event, students will have a chance to take part in a college expo, campus tours, mock lectures and a student panel discussion, and will also hear from keynote speaker, Shatoya Black, coordinator, TRIO/Student Support Services at Illinois State University.

LLCC honored as Volunteer of the Year by Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Illinois

Marina Wirsing, Dr. Deanna Blackwell, Michah Jackson and Dr. Lesley FrederickLLCC was honored with the 2019 Volunteer of the Year award at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Illinois Great Futures Gala Oct. 17. LLCC offered the Teen Career Launch Program for the third year in a row last summer, where Boys and Girls Club members learned about a variety of career fields and participated in hands-on activities. Receiving the award were Marina Wirsing, career development professional; Dr. Deanna Blackwell, director, TRIO Student Support Services; and Dr. Lesley Frederick, vice president, Student Services. They are shown with Michah Jackson, a Career Launch participant who was named “Youth of the Year” at the gala.

Student Services open extended hours

LLCC Admission, Records and Registration, Financial Aid, Placement and Testing and Student Success (formerly Advising, Counseling and Career Services) will be open extended hours to assist students with fall enrollment on these dates/times:

  • Monday-Thursday, Aug. 12-15, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Friday, Aug. 16, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, Aug. 17, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Monday-Thursday, Aug. 19-22, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Friday, Aug. 23, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Please spread the word to any students who still need to register for fall classes!

Responsible Employee training today, 10-11 a.m.

Are you a Responsible Employee? Do you want more information about how to best respond to disclosures of sexual harassment, sexual violence, dating/domestic violence or stalking? The next session will be offered today, Aug. 8, from 10-11 a.m. RSVP by emailing Shelby Bedford at shelby.bedford@llcc.edu. Additionally, a training can be scheduled at a department or team meeting by contacting Shelby.

Responsible Employee training Thursday, Aug. 8

Are you a Responsible Employee? Do you want more information about how to best respond to disclosures of sexual harassment, sexual violence, dating/domestic violence or stalking? Sign up for a Responsible Employee training session! The next session will be offered tomorrow, Aug. 8, from 10-11 a.m. RSVP by emailing Shelby Bedford at shelby.bedford@llcc.edu. Additionally, a training can be scheduled at a department or team meeting by contacting Shelby.

Boys and Girls Club Teens learn about agriculture at LLCC

As part of a summer program, Teen Career Launch, Boys and Girls Club teens are getting to learn about a variety of career fields and areas of study at Lincoln Land Community College! On Monday, they participated in hands-on activities in agriculture, including operating the combine simulator, learning about topographic changes in farmland with the augmented reality sandbox and flying drones to monitor crop growth.

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Responsible Employee training Thursday, Aug. 8

Are you a Responsible Employee? Do you want more information about how to best respond to disclosures of sexual harassment, sexual violence, dating/domestic violence or stalking? Sign up now for a Responsible Employee training session! The next session will be offered on Aug. 8 from 10-11 a.m. RSVP by emailing Shelby Bedford at shelby.bedford@llcc.edu. Additionally, a training can be scheduled at a department or team meeting by contacting Shelby.

Responsible Employee training today, 3-4 p.m.

Are you a Responsible Employee? Do you want more information about how to best respond to disclosures of sexual harassment, sexual violence, dating/domestic violence or stalking? Sign up now for a summer Responsible Employee training session! Sessions will be offered today, July 16, from 3-4 p.m. and Aug. 8 from 10-11 a.m.! RSVP by emailing Shelby Bedford at shelby.bedford@llcc.edu. Additionally, a training can be scheduled at a department or team meeting by contacting Shelby.