Welcome Kyla Kruse!

Kyla Kruse has joined the Public Relations and Marketing office as assistant director of public relations. She was previously communications director for the Energy Education Council, University of Illinois Extension. She holds a master’s degree in communication from UIS and a bachelor’s in communication from Millikin University. She can be reached at 786.4918 or kyla.kruse@llcc.edu. Welcome!

Congratulations to Marie Watson!

Congratulations to Marie Watson, student engagement coordinator, and her husband, Dominic, on welcoming their son, Ezekiel Pierre Watson, into the world. Ezekiel was born at 2:34 p.m. on Monday, May 30, weighing 7 lbs. and 1.5 oz., and is reportedly very excited to start classes at LLCC in the future.

KUDOS to these employees!

KUDOS to these employees for going above and beyond to assist others and for modeling LLCC’s core values! Each will receive a KUDOS certificate.

Gary Bach, Kenny Bridgeford, Michelle Burger, Phil Burnett, Nichole Coffey, Pam Daniel, Julie Eason, Ronda Ellinger (2), Dave Ferrill, Ashley Green, Danny Guthals, Lindee Hall, Steve Handy, Christi Hustedt, Nina Koch, John Roberts (2), Ryan Roberts, Brenda Schuster, George Vaughn, Tara Walk, Jud Walker, Mary Wheeler, Amy Williams and Marina Wirsing

Click June 2017 Award Winners to read what the above employees did and who nominated them.

The KUDOS award is an informal way to recognize the small and large ways our faculty and staff contribute to the positive environment that is LLCC. Brighten someone’s day and say “thank you, great job!” with a KUDOS. The next announcement will be before spring break.  Nominate a deserving colleague by clicking on the KUDOS tab in the upper right corner of LincIn.

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Wanted: Welcome Week volunteers

The Public Relations and Marketing office is looking for volunteers to assist at the “welcome table” in A. Lincoln Commons during the first week of summer classes. Help students get a great start to the semester by providing directions, handing out student planners and answering a multitude of questions.

To sign up, add your name to this Welcome Week sign-up sheet or contact Amy Flynn at amy.flynn@llcc.edu.

Final Brian McMillen Memorial Run/Walk held May 27

The 10th and final Brian McMillen Memorial Run/Walk was held May 27 with more than 500 runners, walkers and volunteers participating. The event has raised over $80,000 through the years to support the LLCC Brian McMillen Veterans Scholarship, which is now self-sustaining, along with several charities. Overall 10K winners were Emily Kuriann and Daniel O’Keefe. See the other results. State Representative Tim Butler presented a House resolution in honor of Brian and the event to Brian’s parents.

Retirement celebration for Chad Jones May 31

Join us as we say farewell and best wishes to Sylvester “Chad” Jones, facilities services custodian. Chad is retiring after 21 years of outstanding service. A reception is scheduled for tomorrow, May 31 from 1-3 p.m. in the Robert H. Stephens Room. Refreshments will be served.