The Shared Governance Council met Sept. 17 and discussed establishing a standard meeting time for the Council and seven teams*. Institutional Research will prepare a report on class scheduling to determine best options. Four positions will be up for reelection at the end of the fall semester: administrative-Scott Stallman (current chair); faculty-Ryan Roberts (current vice-chair); professional-Bobbi Dunn and classified-Darlene Krone. Also, the Council made suggestions for informational videos being prepared for the Shared Governance website.
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*Shared Governance Teams are: Academic & Admissions Standards Team, Academic Assessment Team, Cultural Awareness Team, Curriculum Team, Environmental Health & Safety Team, Professional Development Team, Sustainability Team.
Siegfried Patra, father of Dr. Judy Jozaitis, vice president, Workforce Development and Community Education, passed away Monday, Sept. 23. Visitation will be on Thursday, Sept. 26 from 3–9 p.m. at Lack and Sons Funeral Home, 9236 South Roberts Road, Hickory Hills, IL 60457. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 27 at the funeral home.
Ryan Murphy, vice chair, LLCC Foundation, spoke about the Grow Beyond endowment campaign on WTAX Sept. 23.
Classical guitarist Russel Brazzel will open the Lincoln Land Community College Recital Series on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 22. The public is invited, free of charge, to this and all recitals in the series. The Sunday afternoon recitals begin at 4 p.m. and are held in the Trutter Center on the LLCC Springfield campus.
Russel Brazzel is co-founder and music director of the Springfield Classical Guitar Society, which has just completed its 15th season of concerts. In July, Mr. Brazzel performed with violinist Kamen Petkov in Bulgaria as part of the International Chamber Music Festival 2013. For more information and the full Recital Series Schedule, click HERE.
Gary Krupa, workforce development coordinator, wrote an article entitled “Opportunities Abound at 2013 IRA/SWANA Growing Green in ’13 Conference” for an upcoming edition of the monthly Illinois Recycling Association publication.
Click HERE to read the Fall 2013 Advising & Counseling Newsletter for information about upcoming events, updates from that area and more!
The Surgical Technology students celebrated National Surgical Technologists Week “Excellence With an Edge” this week. On Tuesday students participated in a potluck and Program Director Janice Lovekamp gave students pins and bags to celebrate.
Karen Sanders, executive director, LLCC Foundation, was interviewed on Sports Radio 1450 Sept. 18 regarding the Grow Beyond endowment campaign.
Jay Kitterman, director, Culinary Institute, was invited to do brief interviews on WNNS radio Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday about upcoming non-credit offerings including classes and dinners. A full list of offerings can be found HERE.
Chef John Kidd, LLCC adjunct culinary instructor, demonstrated Pan-Roasted Salmon with Orzo “Mac and Cheese” and Oven-Dried Cherry Tomatoes on the Sept. 16 WICS Midday cooking segment.
Samuel Brady, Environmental Club president, was interviewed Sept. 17 for a WICS story on the club’s electronics recycling drive.
A reminder that this year’s Silent Auction is Oct. 17-18, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Robert H. Stephens Room. Please remember the auction when you are cleaning out closets and garages this fall! We are accepting donations now and up until the first day of the auction.
Former Associate Degree Nursing faculty Jean Fukimo McAuliffe passed away at her home in Narragansett, Rhode Island on July 12, 2013. Our belated sympathy to her family and friends.