Be sure to watch PBS’ Illinois Stories program on the bird banding research project at LLCC! It will air on WSEC, WQEC and WMEC:
- This evening, April 19, at 6:30 p.m.
- Sunday, April 22 at 4:30 p.m.
- Tuesday, April 24 at 6:30 p.m.
Tony Rothering, professor of biology; Lawrence Strubhart, horticulturist and Introduction to Bird Identification student; along with other bird banding participants were interviewed by Mark McDonald.
Jolene Adams, coordinator, LLCC Culinary Institute, is the author of this week’s Epicuriosity 101 column in the State Journal-Register, “Host a brunch party!”
Be sure to watch PBS’ Illinois Stories program on the bird banding research project at LLCC! It will air Thursday, April 19 at 6:30 p.m.; Sunday, April 22 at 4:30 p.m.; and Tuesday, April 24 at 6:30 p.m. on WSEC, WQEC and WMEC.
The LLCC Foundation’s 12th Annual Gala was featured in the State Journal-Register’s A La Carte section. The event, themed “A Secret Garden,” will take place Saturday, May 5 and feature a gourmet dinner prepared and served by the college’s culinary arts students and instructors. Proceeds benefit student learning at LLCC.
Nancy Sweet, director, culinary programs and operations, has the charming distinction of being added to the Bloomington Pantagraph’s “Best Name Club” for her name being so well-suited to her role in managing food programs, such as baking and pastries, at LLCC. How sweet!
Mark Hardiman, professor of theatre, and LLCC are mentioned in this SJ-R story April 12 regarding the Springfield Theatre Centre’s upcoming production of “Robin Hood.” Mark taught stage combat to the actors in the LLCC theatre space. “The cast also had to work together to act out extensive combat scenes. They trained for weeks at Lincoln Land Community College with stage combat choreographer Mark Hardiman to perfect the numerous fight sequences, filled with hefty weapons and precise timing.”
Michelle Burger, career development professional, was featured in a WICS News Channel 20 story about today’s Teen Summer Job Fair. Michelle provided a teen employment workshop for the Boys and Girls Club called Jobs 101, which helps prepare teens for the job fair.
Tony Rothering, professor of biology; Lawrence Strubhart, horticulturist and Introduction to Bird Identification student; along with other bird banding participants were interviewed by Mark McDonald on Tuesday, April 10. The LLCC bird banding research project will be the subject of an edition of PBS’ Illinois Stories airing within the next month.
Jay Kitterman, consultant, LLCC Culinary Institute, is the author of this week’s Epicuriosity 101 column in the State-Journal Register, “Culinary medicine is a new trend.”
The MCCC Agora at Monroe County Community College in Michigan currently features a profile on LLCC alum Michael Snyder, now a political science professor at the school, whose statements include, “I started at a community college called Lincoln Land Community College in Springfield, Ill. It’s really not an overstatement to say that you get a stronger academic feel at a two-year school than a four-year school.”
The Chronicle of Philanthropy reported on the $18 million Kreher Farm Perpetual Charitable Trust established to benefit the LLCC agriculture program.
The 12th annual Rube Goldberg Competition, coordinated by the area Engineer in the Classroom Board and hosted at LLCC, was featured in the Illinois Times’ article, “Kinetic energy turns kids on: Rube Goldberg elevates learning for fifth-grade engineers.”
Bill Harmon, professor of agronomy, spoke on how China’s tariffs could affect pork exports in Illinois during an interview April 2 with WCIA.
Nancy Sweet, director of culinary program and operations, is the author of this week’s Epicuriosity 101 column in the State-Journal Register, “Vegetable focused cooking.”
LLCC 2014 commencement speaker Andrew Dewey was the subject of this front page story in the State Journal-Register April 3, in which he described his successful climb from drug addiction to graduating from LLCC and UIS and soon earning a master’s degree in counseling. Former LLCC-Jacksonville Executive Director Jan Terry is quoted in the story.
The $18 million gift benefiting the LLCC agriculture program continues to generate national and regional news coverage. Philanthropic Giving posted a story about the charitable trust, along with Philanthropy News Digest.
Dr. Cynthia Maskey, dean of health professions, is quoted in this article in the GW Hackett regarding efforts to encourage more nursing students to continue their education to become nursing educators.
Community College Daily, a national publication produced by the American Association of Community Colleges, reported on the LLCC agriculture program being the beneficiary of annual earnings from the $18 million Kreher Farm Perpetual Charitable Trust.
Dee Krueger, director, LLCC-Taylorville, was interviewed on WTIM radio March 29. She discussed the update to the Taylorville welding lab, summer and fall classes being offered at LLCC-Taylorville and College NOW important dates and new student orientations. An article with cuts from the interview appeared on taylorvilledailynews.com.
Kevin Lust, director, Illinois Small Business Development Center at LLCC, is featured in the article “ISBDC: Just Call Kevin” in the current edition of SO (Springfield’s Own) magazine.