CAS testing center hours

The LLCC Center for Academic Success testing center hours for final exam week are:
Monday, May 13 – 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday, May 14 – 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Wednesday, May 15 – 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Thursday, May 16 – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday, May 17 – Closed

Students may schedule an exam time by calling the testing center at 786-2376. All exams must be completed by 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 16. Faculty have until 11 a.m. on Friday, May 17 to pick up their exams from the testing center. After 11 a.m., all remaining exams will be placed in faculty mailboxes. Please contact Irene Siewert at 786-2376 with any questions.

Finals week schedule for Math Center

Please let your students know about the finals week schedule for the math center.  Students can pick up copies of the finals week math center schedule in the LLCC Center for Academic Success.

S=Statistics assistance
P=Physics/Engineering assistance


8-9 a.m. – Cooper Wilson
9-10 a.m. – Peter Embalabala
10-11 a.m. – John M. Henry, Steve Collins
11 a.m.-noon – John M. Henry, Patty Williams
Noon-1 p.m. – Peter Embalabala, Patty Williams
1-2 p.m. – Peter Embalabala, Maria Coderko (S)
2-3 p.m. – Maria Coderko (S)
3-4 p.m. – Aaron Harrell
4-5 p.m. – Aaron Harrell
5-6 p.m. – Aaron Harrell
6-7 p.m. – Aaron Harrell


8-9 a.m. – Kallie Matthews
9-10 a.m. – Peter Embalabala, Gerry Dalano (S)
10-11 a.m. – Peter Embalabala, Gerry Dalano (S)
11 a.m.-noon – Peter Embalabala, Stephen Paca
Noon-1 p.m. – Stephen Paca
1-2 p.m. – Stephen Paca
2-3 p.m. – Kallie Matthews
3-4 p.m. – Kallie Matthews
4-5 p.m. – Kallie Matthews
5-6 p.m. – Cooper Wilson
6-7 p.m. – Cooper Wilson


8-9 a.m. – Cooper Wilson
9-10 a.m. – Peter Embalabala, Gerry Dalano (S)
10-11 a.m. – Peter Embalabala, Gerry Dalano (S)
11 a.m.-noon – Kevin Kirsch (P), Maria Coderko (S)
Noon-1 p.m. – Kevin Kirsch (P), Maria Coderko (S)
1-2 p.m. – Kiley Hutton
2-3 p.m. – Kiley Hutton
3-4 p.m. – Kiley Hutton
4-5 p.m. – Kiley Hutton

Flags at half-staff

The U.S. flag and the state flag are being flown at half-staff until sunset Friday, May 10 in honor and remembrance of Firefighter Kody M. Vanfossan of the Cristopher Fire Department.

2019 Commencement activities

On Friday, May 17, 2019, LLCC’s Commencement ceremony will be held at the Bank of Springfield Center, 1 Convention Center Plaza (on Eighth Street between Adams and Washington Streets) and will begin promptly at 7:30 p.m. with the processional. Attached is a document with information regarding Commencement logistics – parking, layout of the center, etc. Please review this information thoroughly.


Gala items for sale

Red and yellow Kolanchoe plants, ferns, and clear and yellow umbrellas available for purchase in the Foundation.The LLCC Foundation has some Kolanchoe plants (red and yellow), a few ferns and umbrellas that were used as decorations at the 13th Annual Gala, “Singing in the Rain,” this past weekend that are available for purchase. All items are $5 each and located in the Foundation office.


Epicurean Club Italian dinner tomorrow

Culinary students in the LLCC Epicurean Club are hosting an Italian dinner tomorrow, May 9, in Bistro Verde. Several of these students traveled with LLCC Hospitality and Culinary Arts to Italy last year, and they are excited to show off the skills they learned.  Seatings available 5:30-7 p.m. Reservations are strongly encouraged by emailing The cost is $35 per person for a four course meal.

Epicurean Italian Dinner:

  • First
    Antipasti Platter
  • Second
    Spring Asparagus Pasta
  • Third
    Herb-Stuffed Pork Loin with Spring Greens
    and Roasted Sweet Potatoes
  • Dessert
    Strawberry Panna Cotta

Open enrollment presentation today, 2 p.m.

A presentation being held today, May 7, at 2 p.m. in Montgomery Hall 1143/1144 will cover health insurance changes, the new online open enrollment process and information about DirectPath services. Also, a representative from Allied will be on campus Wednesday, May 15 from 10-11:30 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. to answer questions you have about health insurance benefit coverage, claims, physician network, etc. This session is open house style, so feel free to stop by the Human Resources Conference Room during any of those times to meet with a representative. As always, HR staff are also available to answer any questions.

The annual open enrollment process for all benefit options is open through Thursday, June 6. Please thoroughly review the memo in an email from HR. It provides an overview of information about the health and dental insurance coverage for the plan year beginning July 1, 2019, including premium information. Open enrollment will offer the opportunity to make changes to other benefit options as well, including, Voluntary Life and AD&D Insurance, Long-Term Disability Insurance, Cancer and Critical Illness Benefit and Accident Benefit.

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Congratulations to Michael Phelon!

Michael Phelon accepting awardMichael Phelon, coordinator of the LLCC Open Door Mentorship Program, was honored last Friday in Washington, D.C. with a 2018 Director’s Community Leadership Award for the Springfield division. Michael accepted the award on behalf of the organization he founded, The Outlet. He received the award from FBI Director Christopher Wray. According to the FBI, “Springfield officials asked The Outlet for help in 2017 after several shootings claimed the lives of three teenagers. The Outlet developed and hosted a camp that city officials believe helped keep youth and the community safe. Since 2004, The Outlet has provided a place for youth to gather.”

Michael was also a keynote speaker at the recent Mayor’s Unity Breakfast in Jacksonville. He was recognized for founding The Outlet and mentoring fatherless boys ages 8-22 as well as his work with the Open Door Mentorship Program at LLCC.