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.
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.
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.
Karen Sanders, executive director, LLCC Foundation, was interviewed by WLDS Radio in Jacksonville on The BRANDT Foundation gift of $100,000 to support ag scholarships.
Jay Kitterman, consultant, LLCC Culinary Institute, wrote today’s Epicuriosity 101 column in the State Journal-Register entitled, “Grocery shopping is going online.”
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.
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.
Sheridan Lane, director, culinary program and operations, is the author of today’s Epicuriosity 101 column in the State Journal-Register, “Making the most of summer.”
LLCC is recognized in the current edition of Illinois Times for going “above and beyond” in the “educational resources for adults” category.
The Academy of Lifelong Learning at LLCC is being awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to sponsor an NEA Big Read for Sangamon County in 2021.
Sean Keeley, culinary specialist, is the author of today’s Epicuriosity 101 column in the State Journal-Register, “Influence on American Cuisine.”