In the news

Dee Krueger, director, LLCC-Taylorville, was interviewed on the WTIM morning talkshow on Thursday, June 28.  She discussed career services, the enrollment process and courses at LLCC-Taylorville.

Condolences to Tony Rothering

We extend our sympathy to Tony Rothering, professor of biology, on the passing of his mother, Kay Rothering, on June 24. A small private service was held on June 28.

Tony says his mother, who was a 2003 graduate of LLCC, loved bluebirds and was a huge influence on him and his love of birds. Memorials may be directed to the LLCC Foundation Bird Banding Fund. Read the obituary.

2018 recipients of Dick Dhabalt Athlete of the Year Award

The 2018 recipients of the Dick Dhabalt Athlete of the Year Award are baseball’s Dalton Fletcher of Athens and softball’s Katie McLean of Springfield.

Dalton FletcherDalton Fletcher graduated LLCC in 2018 with a 3.81 GPA. He played third base for the Loggers and was named to All-Conference, All-Region, Academic All-Conference and Academic All-American teams. Fletcher hit .369 with 30 RBIs and only 13 strikeouts.

“Dalton had a great year. He was our leading hitter and best player,” says Coach Ron Riggle, athletic director and head baseball coach. Fletcher will be attending Illinois Wesleyan to play baseball and continue his academic studies.

Katie McLeanKatie McLean, also a 2018 LLCC graduate, played outfield for the Logger softball team and hit .461 with 44 RBIs and six home runs for the year. She was named region Player of the Year (2017 and 2018), region Freshman of the Year (2017), All-Region team and All-Region tourney team (2017 and 2018), first team MWAC All-Conference (2017 and 2018), MWAC Freshman of the Year (2017), MWAC Player of the Year (2017 and 2018) and second team All-American (2017 and 2018). McLean will be attending University of Evansville on a softball scholarship.

“Katie McLean is a very talented athlete who loves playing the game of softball. I consider Katie one of the toughest outs that I have ever coached,” says Coach John Marsaglia, head softball coach at LLCC. “She played in three games in the NJCAA Division II Nationals and hit a homerun in each game!”

The LLCC Dick Dhabalt Athlete of the Year Award recognizes annually one LLCC male athlete and one female athlete. The award was established in February of 2015 in honor of Mr. Dhabalt, former athletic director, head men’s basketball coach and faculty member, and acknowledges his dedication to education, athletics and students at LLCC.

End-of-month deposits due today before noon

The deadline to submit deposits to the LLCC Finance Department is todayJune 27, before noon. Please hand the deposit to Elyse CalhounNichole Coffey or Robin Ackman as monies should not be left unattended.

As a reminder, if you have taken in funds, it is necessary to submit them and corresponding deposit slips to the finance department on a daily basis.

If you have questions, please contact LLCC Student Accounts at 786-2480. Thank you!

Community education proposals due July 1

LLCC Community Education is seeking highly motivated faculty, staff and community members who are interested in teaching topics of personal interest, current trends and/or subject expertise.

Please submit your spring 2019 course proposals by July 1, 2018 at http://www.llcc.edu/teaching-proposal.

If you are interested in sharing your time and talents as a community education instructor, please consider the following applicant criteria:

  • Possess knowledge and skill in proposed subject area.
  • Have passion and desire to share proposed topic with others.
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree and/or have teaching experience.

For additional information, email Laurel.Bretz@llcc.edu or call 786-2430.