Today is Campus Visit Day!

visit - Campus Visit Day Feb. 17, 10 a.m.-noon or 5-7 p.m.Please help us in welcoming prospective students and their families to LLCC today for Campus Visit Day! The morning session begins at 10 a.m. in the Student Union. Following an opening presentation there, guests will tour Sangamon and Menard halls and visit exhibits in A. Lincoln Commons until noon. The evening session runs from 5-7 p.m. and follows the same format. Please feel free to talk to any visitors you encounter about the advantages of enrolling at LLCC, and let them know we’re ready to help them achieve their educational goals!

LLCC seeks 20 additional students for free career training program

LLCC is seeking 20 additional students for its Open Door Workforce Equity Initiative program, which provides free career training in highly skilled, in-demand occupations.

The purpose of the initiative is to provide minority and low income individuals with short-term career training that will lead to employment locally in less than a year. The effort aims to improve workforce equity and address identified workforce gaps in local communities.

“Currently, we have openings for 20 individuals to be spread among our truck driver training, emergency medical technician (EMT), central sterile service technician, and nurse assistant (CNA) programs,” said Michael Phelon, director of the Open Door program. “Participants will receive free tuition, a stipend, transportation assistance, child care assistance and other supports so they can train for employment in these occupations.”

More information and an application to join the program are available at www.llcc.edu/open-door-wei or by contacting Phelon at michael.phelon@llcc.edu or Candace Silas, program navigator, at candace.silas@llcc.edu.

LLCC is one of 15 community colleges that are part of the $18.7 million Workforce Equity Initiative through the Illinois Community College Board.

Homecoming 2020

Homecoming 2020 Living in Color Lincoln Land Community College
Join LLCC Student Life in celebrating LLCC’s Homecoming 2020 this week! We have students throughout the entire year representing us on the field or on the court, and this is a great time to show your Logger pride.

Monday, Feb. 17 – Kickoff Event, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., outside Student Life office

Tuesday, Feb. 18 – Movies in the Commons, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in A. Lincoln Commons – Showing “Space Jam”

Wednesday, Feb. 19 – Karaoke Talent Show, 1-4 p.m. in A. Lincoln Commons Large Lounge

Thursday, Feb. 20 – Painting in Commons, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in A. Lincoln Commons Rotunda Center

Friday, Feb. 21 – Pep Rally, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in A. Lincoln Commons

Saturday, Feb 22

  • 1 p.m. – Men’s Basketball Game in Cass Gym
  • 3 p.m. – Women’s Basketball Game in Cass Gym
  • 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. – Expressions: “In Living Color” campus-wide unity dance co-sponsored by Student Life, Black Student Union and Open Door Mentorship. This event is free and open to the public.

Throughout the week: Students will be able to vote for their homecoming king and queen (announced at the Unity Dance) and have chances to enter a drawing to win big prizes including gift cards and more!

Please share with students, and come celebrate in the week!

Thank you from PTK and GSA

PTK-GSA Inclusion Day display tablePhi Theta Kappa teamed up with the Gay-Straight Alliance this past Wednesday for Inclusion Day in which students spoke about the importance of inclusion and visibility of the LGBTQ+ community within academics, highlighting notable historical figures who were LGBTQ+. Along with the presentation and speeches that were given, students hosted a charity drive to collect donations for the Phoenix Center in downtown Springfield, a non-profit organization that hosts support groups and housing for LGBTQ+ youth and also organizes the annual PrideFest every May.

Donated items at Inclusion DayPTK and GSA would like to thank the many staff and faculty members that donated to the drive. In total, over 300 items were collected and taken to the Phoenix Center, including personal hygiene products, games, paints, canvasses, gift cards, cleaning supplies, etc. PTK hopes to continue this Inclusion Day in the future and is delighted by the support from staff and faculty and the student turn-out at the event.

Inclusion DaySpeaker at Inclusion Day

Campus Visit Day is Monday

Lincoln Land Community College visit: Campus Visit Day Monday, Feb. 17Please help us welcome prospective students and their families to campus Monday, Feb. 17, for Campus Visit Day! The morning session begins at 10 a.m. in the Student Union. Following an opening presentation there, guests will tour Sangamon and Menard halls and visit exhibits in A. Lincoln Commons until noon. The evening session runs from 5-7 p.m. and follows the same format. Please feel free to talk to any visitors you encounter about the advantages of enrolling at LLCC, and let them know we’re ready to help them achieve their educational goals!