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.
The 11th annual Multicultural Fest is being held Wednesday, Oct. 1 outside of A. Lincoln Commons from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. Ensure its success by volunteering to work a shift at this festive event. Visit the link below to select your availability. Thank you in advance!
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
Thursday, September 18
10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Current online faculty participating in the Online Proficiency Program will receive 2 points for complete attendance and participation in this workshop.*
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!
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.
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.
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!
The annual wellness screening and flu shot clinic for all benefit-eligible employees is being offered on Thursday, Oct. 16 from 6:30 to 11 a.m. in the Trutter Center. Registration is now open. Attached is a detailed wellness screening guide with specific information on how to register for the screening. If you are not available on Oct. 16 to participate in an on-site screening, you will have the option to participate through a participating LabCorp facility. Please follow the directions provided in the attached document to register for the on-site or off-site screening, 2014 LLCC Wellness Screening Guide.
All employees and their spouses who are currently enrolled in a LLCC health insurance plan will receive the basic screening FREE OF CHARGE as well as receive a free flu shot! Sign up early to get the appointment of your choice. If a time you are looking for isn’t available when you register, complete your registration and come back to the website at a later date to see if any time slots open up.
Each employee who participates in the wellness screening will also receive a $50 VISA gift card…just for participating!