In the news

Matt Vespa, professor of mathematics, was interviewed Feb. 6 by WICS about the 22nd annual regional-level Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) Academic Challenge hosted by LLCC. More than 300 students from 18 high schools in the district competed in the event.

Nancy Sweet, director of culinary programs and operations, was interviewed by WICS on Bistro Verde’s opening day for the spring semester She discussed the opportunity the bistro presents for LLCC culinary students and the community. She is also the author of this week’s Epicuriosity 101 column in the State Journal-Register, “Root vegetables are tasty and plentiful now.”