Meet candidates for VP of academic services at campus town halls

The search committee for the vice president of academic services has selected four candidates to interview. The resumes and cover letters of the four candidates are available to review in the library. They are on reserve and can be checked out at the circulation desk; however, they cannot be removed from the library. All LLCC faculty and staff will have an opportunity to attend campus town halls where they can meet and pose questions to the candidates. All campus town halls will be held in the R.H Stephens Room, and the schedule is listed below. Comment forms will be made available to attendees.

  • Oct. 2, 2:45-3:30 p.m.
  • Oct. 3, 2:45-3:30 p.m.
  • Oct. 4, 2:45-3:30 p.m.
  • Oct. 5, 2:45-3:30 p.m.

More information is available via the HR Sharepoint page.

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Registration open for Wellness Screening and Flu Shot Clinic

LLCC will be offering an onsite Wellness Screening and Flu Shot Clinic on Tuesday, Oct. 17 from 7 a.m.-11:30 a.m. in the Trutter Center. This event is open to all LLCC benefit-eligible employees and their spouses. For those employees and their spouses who are enrolled in a LLCC health insurance plan, the wellness screening and flu shot is free! All benefit-eligible employees who participate in the wellness screening will receive a $50 Visa gift card – just for participating!

To register for the onsite wellness screening and/or flu shot, open the 2017 ONSITE Screening Guide for login/registration instructions.  Please note that there is a separate registration for the wellness screening and the flu shot.  If you would like to do both, please be sure to register for both.

Not available on Oct. 17? Register for a “Remote” screening using the 2017 Physician Screening Guide directions. The guide includes a form that you can take to your primary care physician to conduct the same bio-metric screening. If you have the physician conduct the screening and fax the results to CHCWellbeing by Oct. 31, benefit-eligible employees will also receive the $50 Visa gift card incentive for participating remotely!

If you have any questions, please Nicole Ralph at or 786-2342.

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“All Lit Up” Arts and Humanities Festival events for Sept. 25

"All Lit Up" bulbThe new “All Lit Up” Arts and Humanities Festival starts today, Monday, Sept. 25!  The event kicks off with an open mic and exhibit: “All Lit Up: Art Inspired by the Written Word” from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the James S. Murray Gallery, Menard Hall.

With the theme of “Arts bringing light into the darkness,” the festival will feature a number of events from Sept. 25-28 on the Springfield campus and at LLCC-Jacksonville in conjunction with Banned Books Week, a national observance celebrating the freedom to read. See the full schedule of events and biographies of the featured authors at

After 16 years of hosting a banned books reading on campus, Dr. Deborah Brothers, professor of English, decided to expand the observance and host a multi-day festival. She is assisted by Leslie Stalter, professor of art; Dr. David Leitner, professor of English; Mark Hardiman, professor of theatre; and LLCC student Terrelle Jackson.

Farm stand open Monday, Sept. 25 from 1:30-4 p.m.

The farm stand is open today from 1:30-4 p.m. (or until sold out) in A. Lincoln Commons. It features produce grown organically on campus, including sweet peppers, tomatoes, herbs and possible surprises! Please note that the farm stand accepts cash only.

14th Annual Multicultural Fest, Oct. 4

Mark your calendars! The 14th annual Multicultural Fest Wednesday will take place Oct. 4 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. outside A. Lincoln Commons on the Springfield campus, 5250 Shepherd Rd. It showcases various cultures with ethnic food, entertainment and cultural exhibits. LLCC Outreach Centers in Beardstown, Jacksonville, Litchfield and Taylorville will also host celebrations in October. The events are free and open to the public. Get more details about Multicultural Fest.

Nominate a deserving colleague for KUDOS

The next set of Key or Unique Demonstrations of Outstanding Service awards will be announced Oct. 12. Nominations will be accepted through Wednesday, Sept. 27. Nominate a deserving colleague by filling out the online submission form. Please use the Chrome or Firefox browser when completing this form.

The KUDOS awards are an informal way to recognize the special contributions — small and large — made by faculty and staff that create the positive environment that is LLCC. Brighten someone’s day. Say, “Thank you! Great job!” by nominating that person for a KUDOS award.

Staples Business Advantage option for office supply orders

Office Max users will now have Staples Business Advantage as an option to order office supplies. The ordering method will work similarly to the current Office Max process. All current Office Max users will automatically be set up with a Staples ID, which will be emailed to you, and each user will need to create a requisition for a blanket purchase order. Please contact the purchasing team at 786-2260 or 786-2261 for additional information.

2017-18 Recital Series opens Sunday, Sept. 24

LLCC’s annual Recital Series kicks off Sunday, Sept. 24, with a performance by The River Ramblers. The recital begins at 4 p.m. in the Trutter Center.

The River Ramblers is a six-piece bluegrass band that hails from Springfield and surrounding areas. The group assembled in 1987 with the commitment to maintain the traditional bluegrass sound. Members of the group include three of the band’s original members: Duane Patterson, Marc Bourne and Mike Smith. Other members are Jennifer Ramm, professor of chemistry at LLCC; Don Randle and Steve Hatfield. The band performs the music of bluegrass icons such as Bill Monroe, the Stanley Brothers and Flatt and Scruggs, and has issued four recordings, which include traditional songs combined with original tunes.

All LLCC Recital Series performances are free and open to the public.

Read more about upcoming recitals.