Dr. Charlotte Warren, LLCC president, wrote the essay, “LLCC is here during this challenging time” for the “Connections” section of the Sunday, March 29 State Journal-Register.
Dee Krueger, director, LLCC-Taylorville, was interviewed by phone for the WTIM Morning Talkshow. Dee gave information on Christian County resources available to LLCC-Taylorville students during the pandemic; how LLCC faculty, staff and administration can be contacted while we work remotely; and where students can go for more information on how to make the transition to remote and alternative delivery methods. She also discussed upcoming summer classes at LLCC-Taylorville and the Memorial Health System and LLCC nursing education partnership.
The American Association of Community College (AACC) 21st Century Center website features a story, Shoring up the nursing shortage, about LLCC’s new partnership with Memorial Health System (MHS) to expand LLCC’s nursing program. Charlotte Warren, Ph.D., president, is quoted, along with LLCC nursing student Hailey Case and MHS President and CEO Ed Curtis.
Sean Keeley, culinary specialist, is the author of today’s Epicuriosity 101 column in the State Journal-Register, “Remedies.”
LLCC classes resume today, March 23, transitioning to remote (online) or alternate delivery for the remainder of the semester. Students have been contacted regarding details of their individual classes.
Also beginning today, all LLCC offices will operate remotely. Staff will be available by phone and online to assist students and the public from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. All LLCC campus buildings and outreach center facilities will be closed to the public.
Additional information on classes, services available and contacts can be found at www.llcc.edu/covid-19-college-update.
“I want to commend our outstanding faculty and staff for their intense work this week to develop alternative class delivery methods and ways of serving students,” said Dr. Charlotte Warren, president of LLCC. “We pledge to continue the personal attention and excellent education for which we are known as we transition to new ways of operations during this challenging time. As we work to protect the health and safety of our students and employees, we also look forward to the time when we can welcome everyone back to campus.”
Economic development partners in Springfield and Sangamon County, including Kevin Lust, director, Illinois Small Business Development Center, are working in tandem to help businesses make it through the current COVID-19 shutdown. A new website will consolidate business information across Sangamon County to keep consumers apprised of the status of their favorite local businesses and their services in one, easily searchable, place. The website is SpringfieldZoom.com. Any Sangamon County business or organization can simply click on “Register My Business” to get started. This website serves as a one-stop information source for consumers to look up business openings and closings throughout the COVID-19 public health crisis.
Jolene Lamb, coordinator, LLCC Culinary Institute, wrote yesterday’s Epicuriosity 101 column in the State Journal-Register, “Game of Scones.”
Jay Kitterman, consultant, LLCC Culinary Institute, wrote the March 11 Epicuriosity 101 column in the State Journal-Register entitled, “My annual ‘What’s New in Disney Dining’ column.”
Sheridan Lane, interim director, culinary program and operations, is the author of today’s Epicuriosity 101 column in the State Journal-Register, “Renew your purpose; make a plan to get it from the garden.”
On Feb. 27, the Illinois Times published an article, “MAP is back,” that included interviews with Lauren Hernandez and Brandon Ihlenfeldt, LLCC students and MAP grant recipients who were recognized by Governor J.B. Pritzker during his budget address Feb. 19. Lauren Hernandez is a student in the associate degree nursing program. Brandon Ihlenfeldt is an HVAC student who also earned his GED through LLCC Adult Education.
Travis McCullough, president of the LLCC Black Student Union, was interviewed by WICS Friday regarding the African-American History Month finale event and Food and Vendor Day activities.
Barb Eades, assistant director, LLCC Foundation, was interviewed by WICS on yesterday’s first ever Giving Day campaign, to raise funds for the Pay it Forward fund.
Sean Keeley, culinary specialist, is the author of today’s Epicuriosity 101 column in the State Journal-Register, “Try It and Diet.”