This week at LLCC

Tuesday, Nov. 10 – Radiographers Association Paint Nite Fundraiser at 6 p.m. in the Student Union, Menard Hall. Registration is open to faculty, staff and students. Tickets are $40. To register, please visit  Any questions about this event can be sent to Sharon Cheek,

Wednesday, Nov. 11 – 20th annual Veterans Day Ceremony, reception at 1 p.m., followed by the ceremony at 1:30 p.m. in A. Lincoln Commons.

Thursday, Nov. 12 Commit to Quit, 9-11 a.m., A. Lincoln Commons. Veterans Club Jeans Day – Take a $5 donation to the Student Life Office to support the Brian McMillen Veterans Scholarship and wear your jeans.


Important notice regarding employee tuition waiver for SP ’16

To all full-time employees who plan on using the employee tuition waiver for themselves or their qualified dependents for spring 2016:

If you register before Dec. 2, please complete and submit your tuition waiver application to Human Resources no later than Nov. 30, 2015. That will ensure the waiver will be notated on your account, which will prevent your classes from being dropped.

If you anticipate registering after Dec. 2, please submit your tuition waiver application to Human Resources either before or the day of your registration so your account can be notated in a timely manner.

If you have any questions, please contact Libby Elder at ext 62254 or Robin Ackman at ext 62762. Thank you.

In the news

Maryjane Million, operations analyst, LLCC-Jacksonville, was interviewed Nov. 6 by the Jacksonville Journal-Courier regarding the Regional Office of Education Art Show.

Today is the last day to qualify for United Way gift baskets!

Here’s a look at four of the five gift baskets available in the employee Gift basket1 Gift basket2 Gift Basket3 Gift Basket4campaign through United Way! Everyone who donates has a chance to win either a basket from their employee group representative, or the second chance basket. Each basket is worth at least $50. Each donor also gets a swag bag of three gifts.

The biggest reason to give is not these prizes, but rather knowing you are helping those in need in our community. Please fill out the pledge form you received via campus mail and return to your group representative listed below. Today is the last day of the campaign, and we hope to hear from you!

Thank you,

Tiffany Andrews, classified staff; Nicole Ralph, administrative staff; Greg Walbert, professional staff; Tara Walk, faculty

Student Life events include Paint Nite Fundraiser and Coat Drive

Paint Nite Fundraiser – The Radiographers Association is hosting the event Nov. 10 at 6 p.m. in the Student Union, Menard Hall. Registration is open to faculty, staff and students. Tickets are $40. To register, please visit  Any questions about this event can be sent to Sharon Cheek

Commit to QuitNov. 12, 9-11 a.m., A. Lincoln Commons

9th Annual Coat Drive – The Student Government Association in conjunction with Eastside Pride are collecting clean, slightly used and new coats to be donated to local public schools and shelters. Donation box is available in the Student Life Office until Dec. 4.

TONIGHT: East Asia Film and Lecture Series

A reminder that Arts and Humanities is hosting the third and final presentation in its East Asia Film and Lecture Series tonight from 6-9 p.m. in the Trutter Center. There is no charge to attend.

The film “Tokyo Story” (1953), will be shown, followed by a discussion led by Elizabeth Oyler, associate professor of Japanese and director of the Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana/Champaign.

Professional Development Day thank-you; evaluation and photo gallery available

A huge thank-you to all faculty and staff who presented a session for Professional Development Day this year. We had a large number of sessions for staff and faculty to attend on a wide variety of topics and it is all due to the willingness of these faculty and staff to share their knowledge and expertise with their colleagues. See the complete list PDD thanks.

The Professional Development Day Planning Committee requests your feedback on Tuesday’s activities. If you attended any part of Professional Development Day on Tuesday, Nov. 3,  complete the survey at: Your input will be incredibly valuable for the planning process of future Professional Development Days. Thank you in advance for your response.

ITDE created a photo album of pictures from fall 2015 Professional Development Day. Please visit the PDD Facebook page.

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