Yummy treats from the Chemistry Club today 9-2

The Chemistry Club is holding a bake sale today, March 17 from 9 AM to 2 PM in A. Lincoln Commons.  All proceeds will be donated to the “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” event, which benefits the Prairie Center Against Sexual Assault.

In the News

Lisa Collier, assistant vice president, financial aid, was a guest on the Good Day program on Fox 55 March 7. She discussed paying for college and the advantage of starting at a community college.

Our Sympathy to Doris Williams

Sincere condolences to Doris Williams, program specialist, whose mother, Mardella Brents, passed away Monday, March 3.  Visitation will be Tuesday, March 11, from 10 a.m. to noon, at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, 908 Martin Luther King Drive, Springfield. A Celebration of Life Service will follow at noon at the church.

Director Vacancy Announced

The Human Resources office is currently advertising the Director-Admissions, Records & Registration position.  Complete information on this position can be found on the HR Portal.

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SGC February meeting minutes posted

The Shared Governance Council recently held a meeting February 24. The council discussed a recommendation put forth by the Professional Development Team and updates to the SGC Bylaws.  Student Jennifer Duprey presented an issue that has been brought to the attention of the Student Government Association.  Click HERE to read the minutes from the meeting. Minutes of the Shared Governance Council and Teams can be accessed at any time by clicking the Shared Governance tab above.

Reminder: ITS upgrading email system

ITS will be upgrading the college’s Exchange email system over spring break. The change should be transparent for users who are accessing email through Outlook or a mobile device. When accessing email through the web-based client, users will be presented with the same contemporary user interface that is currently provided to our students using office 365. We will be sending out more information once the upgrade is complete.

Today: 1st Thursday Speaker Series

Thursday, March 6: 1st Thursday Speaker Series, 7pm, hosted by the Trutter Museum.  The event features local experts discussing various aspects of architecture. Speakers include Charles Joseph Pell, AIA, of Charles Joseph Pell Architects, Inc. in Springfield and Dave Leonatti, AIA, of Melotte, Morse, Leonatti, Parker, Ltd. in Springfield. For more info…

Thursday, March 6 & Friday, March 7: LAB Intramurals-MARCH MADNESS! Come to the Logger Lair (lower level of Menard) from 12-1:30pm and play some dual hoops (arcade-style), be one of the top scorers and win a $25 Scheels or Buffalo Wild Wings gift cards!


In the News

Look for a story in the April Springfield Business Journal about laid off coal miners taking Truck Driver Training at LLCC in a class especially organized for them. Bob Howard, director, Truck Driver Training, was interviewed March 4 for the story, and six of the students will be interviewed soon.

In the Community


Culinary Center Operations Manager Nancy Sweet, Culinary Instructor Jolene Adams, and Culinary Institute Director Jay Kitterman (who took the photo) provided cooking demonstrations at the annual Illinois Products Expo March 2 at the state fairgrounds.  They used Illinois products on display to make crepes.