SGC Sept. 16 minutes available

The Shared Governance Council met Tuesday, Sept. 16 and discussed updates to team rosters, a policy update regarding holidays for police, and an open recommendation for a lactation room on campus. Click HERE for minutes of the meeting.

Loggerpalooza today, 10-1 outside A. Lincoln Commons

LOGGERPALOOZA 2014 will be held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. outside A. Lincoln Commons. Students, faculty, and staff  invited –  enjoy live  entertainment by Patrick Lentz, vendor booths, and campus services. Also for students: Club Information Day is being held in the R. H. Stephens room from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. with information about various clubs.

Thank you to those who helped with Rochester 6th Grade Tours!

The PRM staff would like thank everyone who assisted in any way with the nearly 180 Rochester 6th graders who visited campus Thursday.

During a special presentation, the LLCC Chemistry Club and Law Enforcement Assistant Professor Randy Rue wowed the students with demonstrations highlighting classes and programs at LLCC. Mary Beth Ray, director of Career Development Services, talked to the students about “Finding Their Future” and how to make wise decisions when choosing a career.

Following the presentation, students toured the Workforce Careers Center and the Nursing and Emergency Services areas.

Faculty and staff providing information to students included Jay Kitterman, Cynthia Maskey, Janice Badgett, Bob Howard, Nancy Sweet, Jolene Adams, Julie Rourke, Dan Sheedy, Dave Green, Keven Tait, Jim Betts, Bob Andrews, Leon Williams, Bill Harmon, Nick Ferreira.

As students heard from faculty and staff about various careers and programs, they enjoyed mini cupcakes made by the Culinary Arts program, popcorn from a popper fueled with solar energy and soda/ice made in the HVAC department. They also experienced honking the horn in a semi-truck and got some Kodak moments in the Jaguar and go-cart in the automotive area.

 

ITDE workshop today

ITDE is offering the following workshop TODAY.

Early Alert: Retaining Students through Referrals and Support
Facilitators: Chris Barry, Director, Retention & Student Success, & Carmen Allen, Professor, Business and Technologies
Early alert is a faculty referral process that is intentional and coordinated between the faculty and student services. This session will include information about the current alert system that is in place, why it exists, how effective it is and how you can participate.
Click here to register for the session below

Date Time Room
Thursday, September 18 10:00 AM-12:00 PM SGMN0119

Current online faculty participating in the Online Proficiency Program will receive 2 points for complete attendance and participation in this workshop.*

You can find the complete Fall semester workshop schedule online at:
http://www.llcc.edu/itde/WorkshopsTraining/ITDEFall2014WorkshopSchedule/tabid/6622/Default.aspx

A-Team meets TODAY

The A-Team, or Asperger’s Autism Support Group, will meet today from 1-2 pm in MNRD 1165.  The discussion will focus on classroom strategies for and classroom experiences of students with Asperger’s or Autism. Please bring your questions and ideas to share!

Foundation “Pay It Forward Fund” to benefit from local charity event

The LLCC Foundation invites you to the Riverton Quarter Auction, taking place Monday, Sept. 22, at St. James Catholic Church, 112 N. 6th Street.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the auction begins at 7 p.m.  Click HERE to read more about it!

Proceeds from this event will benefit the Foundation’s Pay It Forward Fund. The Pay It Forward Fund was established by an LLCC Foundation Board member to support emergency student needs, allowing our students to stay in the classroom.

Today’s events: Constitution Day and blood drive

Name That Amendment:  11 a.m., A. Lincoln Commons. Play trivia about the U.S. Constitution for prizes!

Constitution Day lecture: noon, Trutter Center.  “Free Speech Under Fire: Does the First Amendment Apply to Higher Education?” is being presented by Anthony DiMaggio, Ph.D., LLCC political science assistant professor, and John K. Wilson, co-editor of AcademeBlog.org and editor of Illinois Academe.  For more information about the presentation, click HERE.

A Blood Drive will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Student Union, Menard Hall.

 

Today’s Bistro To Go menu

Bistro To Go is open TODAY for takeout orders from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Due to the nature of the class and student curriculum, call-ahead orders or seating in the Bistro cannot be accommodated and there is a limit of 4 “orders” per person. See today’s menu Bistro To Go menu 9 17 14!