The new LLCC FORWARD magazine is now online and arriving in mailboxes throughout the LLCC district. Read about the return on investment in enrolling at LLCC, a list of all LLCC degrees/certificates/programs, and stories on academic and career programs including humanities, agriculture, medical coding and central sterile service technician, welding, early childhood education, automotive technology, commercial electrical maintenance, medical assistant and truck driver training. Also listed are upcoming Community Education, Ed2Go and Culinary Institute classes.
Oct. 1, 2018 was the first day to file the 2019-2020 FAFSA. Please remind students it is important to apply early. Some grants are distributed to early filers only.
The 2019-2020 FAFSA is used for summer 2019, fall 2019 and spring 2020 semesters at LLCC. Students will use tax information from 2017 (filed in 2018) to complete the FAFSA.
The 2019-2020 FAFSA is available at FAFSA Application. New this year: The website is now mobile friendly, and there is a FAFSA app available called “myStudentAid” for easy filing on a handheld device.
LLCC Financial Aid is hosting FAFSA completion events:
- Thursday, Oct. 4, 9 a.m., LLCC-Beardstown
- Thursday, Oct. 4, noon, LLCC-Jacksonville
- Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2 p.m., Main Campus, S1101
- Monday, Oct. 15, noon, LLCC-Litchfield
- Wednesday, Oct. 17, 3 p.m., Main Campus, M1173
- Friday, Oct. 19, 2 p.m., Main Campus, M1173
- Monday, Oct. 22, 2 p.m., Main Campus, M1173
- Friday, Oct. 26, 9 a.m., Main Campus, M2260
- Wednesday, Nov. 7, 12 p.m., LLCC- Jacksonville
Lisa Collier, associate vice president, enrollment services, was interviewed by WICS yesterday for a news story on FAFSA filing and the importance of applying early. Oct. 1 was the first day to file the 2019-2020 FAFSA, which is used for summer 2019, fall 2019 and spring 2020 semesters.
Jolene Adams, coordinator, Culinary Institute, wrote today’s Epicuriosity 101 column in the State Journal-Register, “Fall harvest recipes.”
The LLCC Student Radiographers Association will be raffling two tickets to a Nov. 23 St. Louis Blues hockey game. Raffle tickets are available starting today, Oct. 3, through Oct. 31. Tickets are being sold for $1 each, six for $5 or 12 for $10. Please contact advisor Janelle Murphy (email@example.com) to get your tickets.
The LLCC Black Student Union is hosting an open mic Oct. 17 in A. Lincoln Commons from 5-8 p.m. Open mic night is a social event where LLCC students and staff have a platform to openly express their voice and talents through poetry, singing, dance, instrumental solos and spoken word. Come showcase your talents and let your voice be heard!
The college is planning an update to the Facilities Master Plan and will be holding two open forum meetings for employees and students to give feedback. Demonica Kemper Architects (DKA) will be on campus from 10-11 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 2 and again from 4-5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 4. Both open forum meetings will be in the Robert H. Stephens Room.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency, in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission, is planning on conducting a nationwide test of the Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) and Emergency Alert System (EAS) on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018 beginning at 1:18 p.m. CDT. The test will assess the operational readiness of the infrastructure for distribution of a national message and determine whether improvements are needed. The test was originally planned for Sept. 20, 2018 but has been postponed until Oct. 3, 2018 due to ongoing response efforts to Hurricane Florence. Read more. Note: This is nationwide test conducted by the federal government. This is NOT an LLCC ALERT test.
Michael J. Kaiser, VALIC Sr. Financial Advisor, will be on campus tomorrow, Oct. 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the VP Conference Room. He will be on site for 30-minute account review to help employees understand options and new enrollments. To register go to my.VALIC.com/seminars and enter registration code 2206SPR11AA.
LLCC’s 15th annual Multicultural Fest will take place tomorrow, Oct. 3, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside A. Lincoln Commons on the Springfield campus. The event, sponsored by LLCC Student Life, showcases various cultures with ethnic food (11 a.m. to 1 p.m.), entertainment and cultural exhibits. Read more.
LLCC Outreach Centers will also host multicultural events in October.
- LLCC-Beardstown, 109 White Pine Ln. – Tuesday, Oct. 2, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
- LLCC-Jacksonville, 32 N. Central Park Plaza – Wednesday, Oct. 10, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
- LLCC-Taylorville, 800 S. Spresser – Thursday, Oct. 11, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
- LLCC-Litchfield, 1 Lincoln Land Dr. – Monday, Oct. 15, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Key or Unique Demonstrations of Outstanding Service award nominations are now open! They will be accepted through today, Oct. 2. Nominate a deserving colleague by filling out the online submission form. Please use the Chrome or Firefox browser when completing this form. The KUDOS awards will be announced Oct. 15.
The KUDOS awards are an informal way to recognize the special contributions — small and large — made by faculty and staff that create the positive environment that is LLCC. Brighten someone’s day. Say, “Thank you! Great job!” by nominating that person for a KUDOS award!