Can you guess the name of this TV game show where passengers have to answer trivia questions with mounting cash values before they reach their destination or get kicked out?
LLCC’s L.E.A.G.U.E. Committee invites you to get a team together to participate in Penny Wars! Penny Wars is a fun competition to see who can collect the most pennies and raise funds for LLCC Foundation’s Pay It Forward Fund which provides assistance to students with emergency needs. Here is what you need to do:
• To participate in Penny Wars, contact Barb Eades in the LLCC Foundation at 786-2255 or Barbara.Eades@llcc.edu.
• Pick up an empty Penny Wars container in the Foundation, Menard Hall, room 1214.
• Decorate your container anyway you want – or use this year’s LEAGUE TV Game Show theme as inspiration.
• Start collecting pennies in your department or area and place them in your container.
• Sabotage your opponents by placing silver coins or paper money in their containers.
• Bring your decorated containers to the L.E.A.G.U.E. luncheon on Tuesday, March 24 by 11:30 a.m. in the Student Union where people will vote for their favorite and more money can be placed in the jars.
See the flyer for additional details: Penny Wars flyer 2015
For more information, contact the Foundation at 786-2255.
Join LLCC and the Springfield Art Association as they travel to Arkansas to see the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, and so much more March 19-21. Find more information HERE or call Denese at 786-2432 for more information. Deadline to register is Monday, Feb 23.
Beth Wiediger, Ph.D., professor of psychology, was the guest speaker at the February World Affairs Council of Central Illinois (WACCI) monthly program at UIS’s Brookens Auditorium. Her program title was “The Role of Women in Brazil.”
Nearly 500 prospective students and family members attended Monday’s Campus Visit Day sessions. Thank you to all faculty, staff and students who participated in the event to showcase the college’s programs and services. Also, thank you to those who assisted with set-up in any way–Facilities, ITS, ITDE and Jeff Mehan.
Enjoy an inspiring presentation by LLCC’s 2014 Honored Alum Karla Carwile, founder and president of One Patient, at today’s Soup and Stories from noon-1 p.m. in the R.H. Stephens Room. Listen to Karla’s story as she discusses the importance of not just service-learning, but service action! A light lunch of soup and salad will be provided.
Free for students with ID, $3 for faculty/staff/community members
The Agriculture Club has bean bag box sets available for sale again this year. The boxes can be seen Wednesday and Friday, Feb. 18 and 20 in the Student Union over the lunch hour. A tourney to win a set of your choice and bags will be held those days, with a $5 entry fee to play.
Mary Beth Ray, director, Advising, Counseling and Career Development Services, and LLCC student Laura Rosenthal were interviewed Feb. 16 by Fox 55 regarding the Springfield Collegiate Fair.
Kevin Lust, director, Illinois Small Business Development Center at LLCC, was featured in this article in the online Morning Ag Clips. Kevin moderated a panel discussion on small business development for members of the 2015 Christian County LEADership program Feb. 10 at the Christian County Extension Office in Taylorville.
New Texting and Development Tools in Blackboard • Wednesday, Feb. 18 • 2-3PM • SGMN0119 • Facilitator: Andy Mitkos, learning management systems coordinator
In this workshop, participants will learn how to utilize the newest features added to the Blackboard system. Join us for this hands-on session featuring the new Blackboard texting function and the development application Qwickly. Click HERE to register.
The Culinary Institute hosted Guest Chefs Mike Aiello, president and CEO of R.W. Troxell Insurance, and Sergio (Satch) Pecori, president and CEO of Hanson Professional Services (shown here with LLCC President Charlotte Warren, Ph.D.) for the “Joys of the Table” dinner. The event was a fundraiser for culinary arts student scholarships. The two guest chefs donated their time and paid for all of the food served. The college extends its thanks to them.