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David Pietrzak, program director, aviation, was interviewed by the State Journal-Register about the aviation program’s new teaching tool: a Learjet 24B. Aviation students were reassembling the corporate jet, which was donated by Bob Brandis of Brandis Aviation in Taylorville.

Sheridan Lane, interim director, culinary program and operations, is the author of today’s Epicuriosity 101 column in the State Journal-Register, “Traditions or Traditional Now.”

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Jacob Deters, student engagement coordinator, was interviewed by WICS/FOX Illinois about the 24th annual Veterans Day Ceremony held yesterday at LLCC to honor all veterans, including LLCC faculty, staff and students who have served in the armed forces.

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Dee Krueger, director, LLCC-Taylorville, was interviewed on WTIM about the LLCC-Taylorville Visit Day coming up on Nov. 6 from 5-7 p.m.  At the event, attendees can tour the LLCC-Taylorville facility, discuss degree and certificate opportunities, complete an LLCC admission application and learn about the first steps to enroll.

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LLCC students Anne-Marie Andersen and Theo Kennon were interviewed by the State Journal-Register for a story on how they met at the Mary Bryant Home for the Blind and Visually Impaired and now both attend LLCC. Anne’s student assistant Seth Jacobs, along with Brenda Protz, professor of speech, were also interviewed about the newly-married couple.

Jay Kitterman, consultant, LLCC Culinary Institute, wrote today’s Epicuriosity 101 column in the State Journal-Register entitled, “The future.”

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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.”