LLCC 1st downstate college named StormReady® by NWS; trustees approve concealed carry policy

Lincoln Land Community College was recognized Wednesday night as the first downstate college certified as a StormReady® site by the National Weather Service.

Ed Shimon, lead forecaster with the National Weather Service, presented a plaque to LLCC Board of Trustees Chair Justin Reichert and LLCC Police Chief Brad Gentry, honoring the college’s commitment to preparedness and safety of all individuals on the main campus, Capital City Training Center, Aviation Center and LLCC locations in Jacksonville, Beardstown, Taylorville and Litchfield.  Read  more . . .

A note from Career Development Services

Career Development Services would like to extend a huge thank you to the Writing Center for their generous donation to the students in our SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition and Assistance Program) class.  For the third year in a row the center has donated school supplies, toiletries, gift bags and gift cards to these students.  Your generosity is very appreciated!

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New feature on PRM Project Request Form

The Public Relations & Marketing Office has added a feature to the project request form to CC you when it is submitted to our office.  You will now receive an email with a copy of the form as soon as you hit Submit, similar to many other forms the college uses.

Please not that because of this update, a yellow bar may appear at the top of the form the next time you go to fill one out.  Just click to accept the update, and fill it out as usual!

To access the Project Request Form, visit the PRM Portal Page.  Tutorials are also available here under the Shared Documents section, or contact Rose Raikes (6-2218 or rose.raikes@llcc.edu) for assistance.

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In the Community

Dr. Chris McDonald, professor of political science, spoke on the Christmas Truce at the “Christmas at the Front” event the evening of Dec. 17 at the Illinois State Military Museum.

Career Development Services offers classroom visits

In the Career Development Services Office we are passionate about helping students choose and prepare for a career path.  We are always looking for ways to connect students to all the services we provide! As you are developing your syllabi and preparing your classes for the spring semester, please keep in mind that we are available to come and speak to your class.  Topics include: career exploration, interest inventories, resume writing, interviewing, job shadowing and internships.  We can even arrange for your students to do the Career Cruising matchmaker during our visit and each student will receive a list of 40 possible careers based on their interests. We visit many classes each semester and would love to add yours to our list! Just e-mail MaryBethRay@llcc.edu to schedule a visit!

In the News

The free weatherization training program at LLCC-Litchfield is featured in this article in the Journal News; Steve Bryant, workforce specialist, says it’s a “win-win” program for students and employers.

Finals Week Massages TODAY!

Need to De-Stress? Come down to the Student Life Office to sign up for a FREE 10 minute massage from Add A Touch Massage!  Massages will be available today, Dec 17th.  Space is limited, sign up right away!  This is a Red & Blue Crew Athletics/Wellness event sponsored by the Logger Activities Board.

LLCC Big Band and Stolen Moments perform at White Oaks Mall tonight

The LLCC Big Band, directed by Jane Hartman, and the Stolen Moments jazz ensemble, under the direction of music instructor Jason Waddell, will perform Christmas and holiday favorites at the White Oaks Mall food court tonight, Monday, Dec. 16, from 6-8:30 p.m.

Also, check out the LLCC wall display as you enter the mall at the southwest entrance near Five Guys!

Alumni Association has fleece scarves available for faculty/staff alums

scarfBrrrr! The weather outside is frightful, staying warm is so delightful, and since we have many places to go…. Faculty and staff who are LLCC alums are warmly invited to stop by the Foundation Office and pick up a fleece scarf this week (while supplies last).  Remember, the Alumni Association’s definition of an alum is anyone who has completed a minimum of three credit hours at LLCC. Stop in and visit and pick up your scarf!

 

Welcome Week volunteers needed!

Volunteers are needed to greet and assist students during the first week of spring semester classes beginning Jan. 13. Various morning and some evening shifts are available. Click Welcome Week sign-up sheet spring 2014 to see the schedule. If interested in volunteering, email Colleen Pittman (colleen.pittman@llcc.edu) or stop by the Information Desk in the A. Lincoln Commons to sign up.