Dave Cox, professor of biology, has three positions available for students interested in a jaguar study in Belize in January 2018. Deadline to apply for the positions is Wednesday, Sept. 6. Funding will help offset the cost of the students’ travel. Please forward this information to any student who might be interested.
Six LLCC-Jacksonville students were awarded 2017 Jacksonville Promise scholarships at an event Aug. 29 at Illinois College. Students are eligible for the scholarships of up to $2,000 to cover tuition and fees if they have attended grade school through high school in Jacksonville and choose to attend a local college. LLCC award recipients shown with Dr. Charlotte Warren, president, are Kiley Hutton, Maggie Howell, Cassie Huey, Mary Rose Prewitt and Henry Dahman. Jordan Hale was unable to attend. Cassie Huey was quoted in this Jacksonville Journal-Courier article about the event.
Faculty and staff interested in participating in the Springfield Area Arts Council’s “On My Own Time” (OMOT) exhibit this year are reminded next Wednesday, Sept. 6 is the deadline to submit your artwork. This unique program offers LLCC faculty and staff the opportunity to display original art created outside the office. Last year, seven LLCC employees had 10 pieces of art move on to the city-wide exhibit!
Faculty and staff may each enter up to three artworks created since 2014 for $5 per entry fee. Artwork and registration forms and fees may be submitted to any of the LLCC coordinators (Misty, Judy or Janet).
The LLCC community is invited to an opening reception at the Trutter Museum on Thursday, Sept. 21 from 4-6 p.m. Rules, artwork entry and identification forms, as well as a detailed category list are attached.
Contact us with questions.
If you are interested in joining the fun by serving on the LEAGUE Committee to help plan the annual faculty and staff giving campaign, we would love to hear from you! The committee meets once a month and serves for two years. We ask the following of committee members:
- Attend the one-hour monthly committee meetings (October – March).
- Help the day of the kickoff luncheon on Tuesday, Mar. 29, 2018.
- Make a contribution to the LEAGUE Campaign. The amount is entirely up to you. It can be $1 per pay period.
Please contact Barb Eades at 786.2255 or by email for more information.
A sincere thank you to my LLCC family for the flowers, memorials, cards, emails, kind words and even hugs in the hallway following the recent passing of my mother. I appreciate the support and thoughtfulness that was extended to me and my family.
The deadline to submit your deposits to the LLCC Finance Department is today, Aug. 30, at noon. As a reminder, if you’ve taken in funds, it is necessary to submit them and corresponding deposit slips to tthe LLCC Finance Department on a daily basis.
Please hand the deposit to Elyse Calhoun, Libby Elder or Robin Ackman as monies should not be left unattended.
If you have questions, please contact LLCC Student Accounts at 786.2480. Thank you!
The Shared Governance Council will meet Friday, Sept. 1, beginning at 2 p.m. in the R.H. Stephens Room of Menard Hall. View the SGC agenda.
Nominations are now open for the Illinois Times’ annual “Best of Springfield” poll! Click here to access the voting site and nominate LLCC in the Higher Education category. Nominations will be tallied and a final voting slate will be presented on Sept. 14.
LLCC Student Life would like to thank everyone who donated to the LLCC Food Pantry throughout this summer and at Convocation. We logged more than 900 items donated at Convocation! Your support is much appreciated and goes a long way in supporting our students. Please find attached the August Food Pantry Update. The food pantry is open Monday noon-3 p.m., Tuesday 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and Thursday 1-4 p.m. Questions and referrals can be directed to Marie Watson and Marina Wirsing in the student life office.
The NPR Illinois story on the Open Door program’s recognition last week by the Illinois Community College Board has been picked up and broadcast on Peoria Public Radio; Northern Public Radio and WBEZ-FM-NPR radio, both in Chicago; and NIU NPR in DeKalb.
Jay Kitterman, consultant, LLCC Culinary Institute, wrote this week’s Epicuriosity 101 column in the State Journal-Register, “McDonald’s history in Springfield and coming changes.”