In the news

Kevin Lust, director, Illinois Small Business Development Center at LLCC, was interviewed on WTAX yesterday morning about the new Business Interruption Grants.

Mackenzi Matthews, LLCC alum and current UIS student, has recently been selected to serve on the Illinois Board of Higher Education. WSIL-TV reports that she aims to bring a voice to affordability and access to resources in higher education.

In the news

Dr. Charlotte Warren, president, was interviewed about LateStart classes on three Neuhoff Media stations Wednesday, Sept. 16: WFMB, Sports Radio 1450 and WXAJ (The MIX).

Jordan Coffey, chef instructor for Bistro Verde, was interviewed by the State Journal-Register regarding Bistro To Go, which opens today for takeout lunch on Tuesdays and Thursdays through Nov. 19. His comments will appear in this Sunday’s A La Carte column, along with information on the virtual Culinary Institute classes offered this fall.

In the news

Jolene Lamb, coordinator, LLCC Culinary Institute, was videoed Aug. 28 by WICS demonstrating the preparation of two recipes: zucchini fritters, which will air on Sept. 3, and summer succotash on Sept. 10. The segments will be between 5-7 a.m. in the morning and again 11:30 a.m-noon.

Kevin Lust, director, Illinois Small Business Development Center at LLCC, presented in the webinar “Economic Disparities and Opportunities” on Aug. 28 as part of 217 Black Business Month. A program announcement was featured in the State Journal-Register and covered by WTAX.

Dominic LoGrasso, LLCC peer tutor, began tutoring for the LLCC Center for Academic Success in January 2020. Over the summer, he wrote an article entitled, “What I Learned from Working as a Peer Tutor.” He was inspired to write the article when an Accudemia developer at the Engineerica company asked tutors to write about what they have learned from their tutoring experience. Dominic’s article was selected by the Accudemia team and published on the Engineerica website.