Join us on your afternoon break today for art, slushies and popcorn at the Trutter Museum

slushie and popcornOn your afternoon break today, grab a co-worker, stretch your legs and trek on over to the Trutter Museum from 2-3 p.m. for some slushies and popcorn!* This is the final day to vote for your favorite LLCC On My Own Time (OMOT) artwork! The artist of the favorite piece at LLCC will receive a $50 Visa gift card courtesy of the Trutter Museum.

A few pieces are for sale! Shop for that someone special, and see if you can find them a one-of-a-kind gift!

The Springfield Area Arts Council sponsors OMOT. The purpose is to help local businesses, agencies, educational and medical institutions identify and celebrate the artistic talents of people they employ.

*Special thanks to Julie Rourke and Workforce Development Center programs for loaning/operating their slushie and popcorn machines.

Misty Hagstrom,
Judy Jozaitis,
Janet Semanik,

Chemistry club presents “Careers in Forensic Science”

The LLCC Chemistry Club is hosting a presentation on “Careers in Forensic Science” today from 2:30-3:30 p.m. in S2216. The speaker is Elena Kok, forensic scientist at the Illinois State Police Crime Lab and adjunct professor at LLCC. This event is open to all LLCC students and staff!

Film series will feature “Romero!” tomorrow

LLCC Arts and Humanities is hosting a free film and discussion series this fall entitled, “Through a Different Lens: Cultural Perspectives through Film,” hosted by Ashley Green, Ph.D., professor of English and Joseph Hoff, Ph.D., professor of Spanish. The next and final film for the fall is “Romero!” It will be shown tomorrow, Dec. 7 from 6-9 p.m. in the Trutter Center.

This 1989 bio-pic documents the transition of Oscar Romero from a bookish, disengaged Catholic priest to the Archbishop of El Salvador against the backdrop of the major contours of 20th century Latin American history. The speaker and facilitator is Dr. Hoff.

In addition, the Trutter Museum will be open until 6 p.m. on Dec. 7. The museum will feature a display of cultural items from the country highlighted in the film that evening!

LLCC Big Band holiday concert Dec. 11

The LLCC Big Band’s holiday concert, “There’s Something Going on in Bethlehem,” will be held Monday, Dec. 11 beginning at 7:30 p.m. at First Christian Church, 700 S. 6th St., Springfield. The concert is free and open to the public.

The band, under the direction of Jane Hartman, LLCC professor of music, will perform big band and holiday favorites, such as “You’re Just Too Good to Be True,” “Angels We Have Heard on High” and “Christmastime Is Here.”

Donations will be taken at the concert to benefit the LLCC Student Life Food Pantry. A list of needed food and non-food items is available at

LLCC nursing students inducted into Alpha Delta Nu

On November 9, 2017, 15 LLCC nursing students were inducted into the Alpha Delta Nu nursing honor society. Family, friends and nursing faculty attended the event. It took a lot of hard work and dedication for these students to receive this honor. In December 2017, they will be graduating and then starting careers as registered nurses. Congratulations to all!

Fall 2017 LLCC nursing honors induction


Finals Week makeup testing center hours

Students may take final exams in the LLCC Center for Academic Success makeup testing center during the hours listed below. They must bring a photo ID, and all tests must be completed by closing time each day. No tests will be proctored on Friday, Dec. 15.

Date Hours
Monday, Dec. 11 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 12 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 13 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 14 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Faculty have until 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 15 to pick up exams from the testing center. Any exams remaining after 11 a.m. will be placed in the faculty member’s on-campus mailbox.

Thank you from BSU

Thank you to everyone that donated to the LLCC Black Student Union Coat Drive.  Your generous donations will make an immediate impact on the lives of many of our students and community members. Your kindness is truly appreciated.

LLCC Dance Club hosting coffee, hot chocolate and tea sale

The LLCC Dance Club: Express Your Seoul will be hosting a coffee and hot chocolate sale on Wednesday, Dec. 6 from 8 a.m.-noon in the A. Lincoln Commons rotunda. Tea, both cold and hot, will also be available. There will be different creamers to choose from, along with toppings for your hot cocoa. Refills will be only $1 during the sale! Dance into the holidays with your favorite cup of joe, and support your LLCC dancers!

Chemistry Club presents “Careers in Forensic Science”

The LLCC Chemistry Club is hosting a presentation on “Careers in Forensic Science” on Wednesday, Dec. 6 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. in S2216.  The speaker is Elena Kok, forensic scientist at the Illinois State Police Crime Lab and adjunct professor at LLCC.  This event is open to all LLCC students and staff!