Film series will feature “Romero!” Dec. 7

LLCC Arts and Humanities is hosting a free film and discussion series this fall entitled, “Through a Different Lens: Cultural Perspectives through Film,” hosted by Ashley Green, Ph.D., professor of English and Joseph Hoff, Ph.D., professor of Spanish. The next and final film for the fall is “Romero!” It will be shown on Thursday, Dec. 7 from 6-9 p.m. in the Trutter Center.

This 1989 bio-pic documents the transition of Oscar Romero from a bookish, disengaged Catholic priest to the Archbishop of El Salvador against the backdrop of the major contours of 20th century Latin American history. Speaker and facilitator is Dr. Hoff.

In addition, the Trutter Museum will be open until 6 p.m. on Dec. 7. The museum will feature a display of cultural items from the country highlighted in the film that evening!

LLCC Theatre presents “Alice’s Wonderland” Dec. 8, 9, 10

LLCC Theatre in collaboration with Cutlass Artists will present “Alice’s Wonderland,” a new collaborative adaptation of “Alice in Wonderland” from the text by Lewis Carroll, on Dec. 8, 9 and 10 at 8 p.m.

The production is directed and adapted by Mark Hardiman, LLCC professor of theatre. Saturday’s performance will feature a pre-show discussion led by Dr. Deborah Brothers, LLCC professor of English.

The production will be staged in the lower level of Sangamon Hall South. Seating is limited to 20 patrons per night, with tickets, at $15 each, available at www.cutlassartists.com. Tickets are only sold online or by calling the customer service number 866-710-8942. They will be available up to one hour prior to performances.

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Deadline to submit end-of-month deposits is today before noon

The deadline to submit your deposits to the finance department is today, Nov. 29 before noon. As a reminder, if you’ve taken in funds, it is necessary to submit them and corresponding deposit slips to the finance department on a daily basis.

Please hand the deposit to Elyse Calhoun or Robin Ackman as monies should not be left unattended.

If you have questions, please contact LLCC Student Accounts at 786-2480. Thank you!

Nominate a deserving colleague for KUDOS

KUDOSKey or Unique Demonstrations of Outstanding Service award nominations are being accepted through Friday, Dec. 1. Nominate a deserving colleague by filling out the online submission form. Please use the Chrome or Firefox browser when completing this form. The KUDOS awards will be announced Dec. 8.

The KUDOS awards are an informal way to recognize the special contributions — small and large — made by faculty and staff that create the positive environment that is LLCC. Brighten someone’s day. Say, “Thank you! Great job!” by nominating that person for a KUDOS award!

Need holiday gifts? The Winter Art Sale has them!

Winter Art Sale, Nov. 29, 30 and Dec. 1Take a walk over to the Trutter Center today and pick up some great holiday finds at the Winter Art Sale. The event starts tonight with a special “preview” from 4:30 to 7 p.m., with free hors d’oeuvres by LLCC Culinary students. The sale continues Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with free coffee and cookies to shoppers. All three days of the event are free of charge and open to the LLCC community and public!

The sale features a wide variety of original artwork created by our students during fall classes. The event supports LLCC art students and programs and the Philip and Mary Kathryn Trutter Museum. Purchases can be made with cash, check or credit cards.

Again, all three days of the event are free of charge. For details, go to http://llccfoundation.org/news-and-events or click here for a detailed flier.

LLCC Student Honors Recital 7 p.m.

The LLCC Student Honors Recital will be held today at 7 p.m. in Menard Hall, Room 2250. The public is invited to the performance, which is part of the LLCC Recital Series.

The recital will feature vocalists and selections on clarinet, piano, classical guitar, bass guitar, drums, timpani and xylophone. The featured performers are taught by Jane Hartman, piano; Jason Waddell, guitar, percussion and voice; Melinda Kaye, voice; and Greg Cohill, clarinet.

Learn more about upcoming LLCC Recital Series performances, which are free and open to the public.

Open house for Tiffany Andrews

Please join LLCC Human Resources on Friday, Dec. 1, from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. in our conference room, as we bid farewell to Tiffany Andrews, human resources assistant. Tiffany joined the HR office in March 2013. During her four years with the college, Tiffany has been an immense asset to our office and the college community. Her goodbye does not come because of bad news. Tiffany, her husband, Ian, and their dog, Rizzo, will be relocating to the Madison, Wisconsin area. Please make plans to join us to say goodbye, wish her luck, take a selfie and enjoy a sweet treat.

LLCC Phi Theta Kappa chapter providing information on organ donation today

The LLCC chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society is sponsoring an an information table today on organ donation in A. Lincoln Commons from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and an information session this evening from 5-8 p.m. in A. Lincoln Commons. The public is invited to attend. Guest speakers will include Karen Kohnke, regional coordinator, organ/tissue donor program, Office of Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White; Joe Gardner, LLCC alum who recently celebrated the 10th anniversary of his heart transplant; and Jay Landers, whose son was an organ donor. Refreshments will be served.

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