3. “Jazzin’ It Up” concert, Legos Expo, Becky Parton, Jessica Ingold, Jay Kitterman and John Kidd are In the News

“Jazzin’ It Up with Jack and Friends,” a concert for special needs children organized by Jane Hartman and Jason Waddell, music faculty, was a rousing success Saturday morning, April 5. Children enjoyed performances by the LLCC Big Band and Stolen Moments, and played along using noisemakers and shakers. They also touched and played real band instruments at the instrument petting zoo.  Jane and Jason were interviewed by the State Journal Register and SO magazine, and Robin Ackman of the Finance Department and family were pictured in this article that ran Sunday, April 6. Click HERE for a photo album from the event!

Becky Parton, associate dean, instructional technology and distance education, wrote this essay in the State Journal-Register Sunday, April 5, on LLCC online education.

The first annual Central Illinois Junior FIRST® LEGO® League Expo in Cass Gym Sunday, April 6, was covered by WICS and WAND TV. Jessica Ingold, youth programming coordinator, was interviewed. Click HERE for a photo album of the fun event!

Jay Kitterman, director, Culinary Institute, was interviewed by the State Journal Register a front page story April 7 on the growing popularity of restaurant food delivery services.

John Kidd, culinary specialist, was the featured chef on FOX-55’s Good Day program from 7 to 9 a.m., preparing several delicious dishes.