Please remind students that submissions for the 2014 Paul Simon Student Essay Contest are due Monday, March 24! Essays must be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by 3:00 p.m. For details, refer to the February 24 contest announcement in LincIN.
Get your 5-person team together today!! The 4-week walking challenge will begin Monday, March 31. This year’s challenge is strictly a walking challenge. Only miles walked by team members will be considered for the team challenge. Runners will be placed in a separate individual challenge. Prizes will be given away for individual and team winners. Contact Kim Elder at email@example.com.
LLCC will be conducting controlled burns on the prairie areas of campus over the next few weeks, weather permitting. The burns will be conducted on the upper prairie on the north side of Menard Hall, on the south and west sides of the Workforce Careers Center and on both sides of the entrance to campus.
The controlled burns are a coordinated effort of LLCC’s Facilities Services department, biology classes and the LLCC Environmental Club. The burns have been approved by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency.
This seminar, for a computer novice all the way up to expert level, is designed to help you to understand potential computer security issues and to give advice and steps that can be taken to protect your computers, mobile devices, information, identity, etc. View the flier for details and registration information.
Top L-R: Instructor, Cindy Krieg; Instructor, Carolyn VanBebber; Instructor, Peggy Wisdom; Brandi Moore
Middle L-R: Riley Jones, Angela Surratt, Heidi Johnston, Jennifer Gregory
Front L-R: Gayle Strohecker, Justine Nevius, Kailin Hill, Kelsey Jackson, Elizabeth Winters, Michelle York, Kelsey Valentine
The spring 2014 bird banding season will be starting next Monday (3/24) and will continue through Friday, May 24. Vern Kleen, LLABB bander/coordinator, and Tony Rothering, professor of biology, will be banding from sunrise until about 11 a.m., Monday through Friday and most Saturdays.
Please contact Tony if you have any questions or concerns at 6-4933 and please join us at the banding station if your time allows!!
Please remind students that they need to apply for graduation (it’s not automatic) … and if they also would like to walk in commencement, the first chance to purchase regalia is at GradFest Wednesday and Thursday this week. This event will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the A. Lincoln Commons on the main campus and at all ESA’s. After Thursday, regalia may be purchased from the Bookstore. The only cost for commencement is $20, which includes cap/gown/tassel and 10 complimentary announcements. Please encourage students to celebrate their achievements!
Nominate a student speaker for 2014 Commencement! If you would like to nominate a student, click HERE for instructions and an application to fill out and return to Room 1255 in Menard Hall by Friday, March 21. Nominees must have completed graduation requirements at the end of summer term 2013, fall semester 2013 or be candidates for graduation at the end of spring semester 2014 or summer term 2014. All nominated students need to have their speech ready to audition on Tuesday, April 8 in the R. H. Stephens Room.
Nominate an Outstanding Graduate for 2014 Commencement! If you would like to nominate a graduate, a listing of students who have applied for graduation are attached below. Click HERE for instructions and an application to fill out and return to Room 1255 in Menard Hall by Noon on Friday, March 28. Nominees must have completed graduation requirements at the end of summer term 2013, fall semester 2013 or be candidates for graduation at the end of spring semester 2014 or summer term 2014. Thank you!
“Come Together” with John, Paul, George and Ringo as the 2014 LEAGUE campaign celebrates The Beatles! Stop by the LLCC Foundation now and take your chance on our 2014 raffle prize – a Kindle HD and $25 Amazon gift card – or pick up your tickets for our “Famous 50/50”! Check out the flier coming soon in faculty and staff mailboxes. Tickets for both are $1 each, 6 for $5 or a yard’s worth (24 tickets) for $10. Both these prizes will be awarded April 1.
All new this year…the LLCC Penny Wars! Join in the fun of this “friendly” department competition with all the proceeds benefiting the Pay It Forward fund which helps our students facing emergency needs. Click here for rules and details!
Then next Tuesday, March 25, join us for lunch at 11:30 a.m. and our 2014 kickoff show. This year’s event will feature live music, lots of games, prizes and the grand finale – the awarding of grants funded from our 2013 campaign.
Funds from this campaign go directly to support LLCC students through scholarships, grants and more. As a donor, you choose what you would like your gift to support. The LLCC Foundation realizes you have choices in philanthropic support and given the ever increasing demands on individual and family budgets, please know how grateful we are that you’ve chosen the students of LLCC to be the recipients of your generous donations.
The LEAGUE campaign always features a lot of fun, but the dollars raised are for a serious purpose – to support our students so on their behalf, thank you! Join us and be a part of the LEAGUE!
6th annual Walk Your Way to Wellness Challenge begins soon! Get your 5-person team together today!! The 4-week walking challenge will begin Monday, March 31. This year’s challenge is strictly a walking challenge. Only miles walked by team members will be considered for the team challenge. Runners will be placed in a separate individual challenge. Prizes will be given away for individual and team winners. Contact Kim Elder at firstname.lastname@example.org.
And beginning the first week of April, yoga sessions will be available for LLCC employees. The group will meet an hour each week. The is $8 per person, per class paid directly to the instructor. Click HERE for more information. If interested, please contact Joanie Rogers at 6-4612.