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The LLCC Library donation of a collection of 133 books owned by renowned Lincoln biographer Dr. Benjamin P. Thomas to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum has been published by news outlets across the country. Tammy Kuhn-Schnell, dean, LLCC Library, is quoted in the articles. LLCC also received a thumbs up from the State Journal-Register for the second week in a row — this week for the LLCC Library sharing these books with a wider audience, and last week in recognition of the $1 million grant for the Open Door – Workforce Equity Initiative.

Jennifer Ramm, professor of biology, was interviewed by WTAX yesterday about the Chemistry Club’s seventh annual “Haunted Lab,” which will be held on Friday, Oct. 25.

Rihab Sawah, assistant professor of physics, was interviewed yesterday by the State Journal-Register and NPR Illinois about the “Stamps of Hope” art exhibit and the gallery talk and reception, which will be held Thursday, Oct. 24.

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The announcement of the LLCC Library presentation of a collection of 133 books owned by renowned Lincoln biographer Dr. Benjamin P. Thomas to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum was covered by WICS/FOX IllinoisWCIA and WAND TV news, and the State Journal-Register. Interviewees were Tammy Kuhn-Schnell, dean, LLCC Library, and Ian Hunt, acquisitions chief of the ALPLM. Tammy is also being interviewed about the event on WTAX this morning.

Bill Harmon, agriculture program coordinator, was interviewed by RFD Radio on Monday. They discussed the benefits of the $18 million gift announced last year, the  groundbreaking for the new Kreher Agriculture Center, agriculture faculty and staff at LLCC and ag student activities.

Sheridan Lane, interim director, culinary program and operations, is the author of today’s Epicuriosity 101 column in the State Journal-Register, “Life Beyond Pie.”

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Bill Harmon, agriculture program coordinator, was interviewed by Brownfield Ag News about the groundbreaking for the new Kreher Agriculture Center.

WICS interviewed two students in Dr. Taiebeh Hosseinali’s Diversity of School and Society class regarding a fundraising project.

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Bill Harmon, ag program director, was interviewed by the Jacksonville Journal-Courier Oct. 3 for its upcoming Modern Farmer tab. The reporter also photographed ag students operating a drone at LLCC-Jacksonville. They were using the drone to take photos of the solar panel installations there.

Kyla Kruse, assistant director, public relations, wrote the essay, “Interested in LLCC? Visit us!” for the “Connections” section of the Sunday, Oct. 6 State Journal-Register.

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Michael Phelon, director, Open Door program, was interviewed yesterday by WTIM about the Open Door – Workforce Equity Initiative recently established with $1 million grant. The purpose of the initiative is to provide minority and low income individuals with career training that will lead to employment locally in less than a year.

Quiznos at LLCC was nominated for the 15 Under Fifteen Award by the Springfield Business Journal. The award recognizes locally owned small businesses.

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The announcement of the $1 million grant for the Open Door – Equity Initiative was covered by WICS/FOX55, WCIA and WAND TV news, WFMB/Sports Radio 1450, the State Journal-Register and The Lamp student newspaper. Interviewees were Wayne Rosenthal, chair of the LLCC Board of Trustees; Charlotte Warren, Ph.D., president; and Michael Phelon, director, Open Door program.

Dee Krueger, director, LLCC-Taylorville, was interviewed yesterday about spring registration, Multicultural Fest, Mental Health Awareness Day and LLCC-Taylorville Visit Day on the WTIM morning talk show.

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Dr. Carmen Allen, professor of computer science, was interviewed by WICS/FOX Illinois about cybsecurity issues for organizations.