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Nancy Sweet, dean of applied and emerging technologies, was interviewed yesterday on AM Springfield about career training opportunities at LLCC, the Transportation and Industrial Virtual Information Sessions and in-person tours.

Ron Riggle, athletic director and head baseball coach, was interviewed by WICS News Channel 20 on the NJCAA announcement on changes to the 2020-2021 competition schedules.

Sean Keeley, culinary specialist, is the author of today’s Epicuriosity 101 column in the State Journal-Register, “Picnic Clinic.”

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Paula Luebbert, associate vice president, corporate and government training, was interviewed by the Springfield Business Journal about the new contact tracing training being offered at LLCC’s Capital City Training Center.

Michelle “Micki” Smith, LLCC Community Education drawing teacher, submitted the winning artwork, “Just Let Me Breathe,” for a Ralph Lauren national design contest. The story was covered in the State Journal-Register’s article, “Artist: Award-winning shirt design offers ‘element of hope,'” picked up by the Associated Press and reprinted in numerous papers around the country.

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Kevin Lust, director, Illinois Small Business Development Center at LLCC, was interviewed yesterday by the Illinois Times about how local businesses have been coping with the pandemic and helpful resources available from ISBDC. He was also interviewed by NPR Illinois about the Paycheck Protection Program.

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Jason Dockter, Ph.D., associate vice president, academic services, discussed the four class formats for fall 2020 in an interview with WTAX Radio July 7.

Jolene Lamb, coordinator, LLCC Culinary Institute, wrote today’s Epicuriosity 101 column in the State Journal-Register, “Campfire Cooking.”

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The $100,000 gift from The Brandt Foundation that will support scholarships for LLCC Agriculture’s precision agronomy/fertilizer program was covered in yesterday’s Morning Ag Clips.

The Mid-West Truckers Association named Bob Howard, recently retired director of the LLCC Truck Driver Training Program, the July 2020 “Trucker of the Month” and featured him and the Truck Driver Training program in the cover story of the July issue of “Keep on Truckin’ News” distributed to 4,000 member companies. LLCC Public Relations and Marketing provided photos and information for the article.

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Dr. Jason Dockter, associate vice president, academic services, was interviewed by Randy Radio in Taylorville on the four teaching formats announced for fall 2020.

Karen Sanders, vice president, advancement and executive director, LLCC Foundation, and Rich Teeter, professor of agronomy, were interviewed by RFD Radio Network on the $100,000 gift from The Brandt Foundation that will support scholarships for LLCC’s precision agronomy/fertilizer program. RFD Radio supplies programming to 80 radio stations in the Midwest.

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Yesterday’s $100,000 check presentation outside the BRANDT, Inc. Springfield headquarters was covered by the State Journal-Register, WICS, WMAY, WFMB ag and Springfield Scene magazine. BRANDT, Inc. co-founder Evelyn Brandt Thomas presented the symbolic check to Dr. Charlotte Warren, LLCC president. Both were interviewed along with Bill Harmon, agronomy professor.

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Tisha Miller, enrollment coordinator, LLCC-Taylorville and LLCC-Litchfield, was interviewed on the WTIM morning talkshow on June 25. She discussed the enrollment process, virtual financial aid sessions and fall course offerings. She also congratulated students on the President’s and Vice-President’s lists and scholarship recipients.