Position Vacancies Announced

The Human Resources office will be advertising for three vacancies this weekend:  Biology Instructor, Specialty Merchandise Technician and Bookstore Stockroom Technician.  Please see the HR Portal for additional information on these positions.

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Save the Date—Holiday Party 2013!

Save the date for the annual LLCC Holiday Party to be held Thursday, Dec. 19 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Student Union, Menard Hall. More details to follow in upcoming issues of LincIn.

In the News

The LLCC Response Team assisted coal miners facing layoffs as part of a Rapid Response event in Waggoner Nov. 6 and 7. The team was represented Nov. 6 by Mac Warren, assistant director, Recruitment and Response, who is shown in this story on WICS. The team was there for all four sessions of the workshop Nov. 6 and 7.

Marnie Record, workforce specialist, was interviewed for an article entitled “Sustainability in the Culinary Arts” published in the October 2013 issue of College Planning & Management magazine. Read the article HERE.

Chris McDonald, Ph.D., professor, political science, is published in the Nov.-Dec. edition of Illinois Heritage magazine. His article is entitled, “Lens on the Great War-Local citizen carried his camera from the Sangamon to the Rhine.”

In the Community

Chris McDonald, Ph.D., professor, political science, spoke at the UIS Alumni SAGE Society’s Lunch and Learn program Nov. 7. His topic was “War, Medicine and Remembrance,” specifically Sangamon County’s involvement in WWI.

Culinary Institute co-sponsors Taste of Home Cooking School tonight

The LLCC Culinary Institute is a co-sponsor of the Taste of Home Cooking School at the Prairie Capital Convention Center this evening. The event begins at 7 p.m. but doors open at 4 p.m. for live cooking demonstrations, samples and booths. The Culinary Institute will have two tables and will be demonstrating various cooking techniques. Taste of Home Culinary Specialist Karen Davis visited a culinary class at LLCC Thursday. Culinary students will be assisting at the event.

For more information on the event, click HERE.

The “Community” in our name

“Community” is in the middle of our name: Lincoln Land Community College. Because we care about and serve our community, we hope you will consider a gift to the community giving campaign through United Way. The campaign continues through tomorrow, Nov. 8.  A small deduction from your paycheck can make a big difference in someone’s life.

Our community campaign is unique. If you have a special cause you support, or if you live outside Sangamon County and want to give to a local organization, you can designate your gift to one or more 501c3 charities. Or, you can give an undesignated donation to serve the greatest needs of the Sangamon County community.

Please contact your employee representative for more information or send your form to them today! Tiffany Andrews (6.2752) HR (M-1223), Nicole Ralph (6.2342) HR (M-1225), Soodi Nassirpour (6.2415) ITS (M-1205), Tara Walk (6.4935) (S-1109).

Thank you!

In the News

Kathy Rem, retiring food editor at the State Journal-Register, mentioned LLCC in her final column Nov. 6, referring to how the city’s food scape has changed since she began her column in 2000: “Lincoln Land College’s state-of-the-art teaching kitchens in the new Workforce Careers Center, where chefs of the future are being trained and local residents have a chance to learn new skills as well.”

Awards for PRM and SGA/LAB

Public Relations and Marketing won two silver awards for best outdoor advertising (School for the Job billboard) and best ad series (COLLEGE SUCCESS) and a bronze award for best annual report (2011-12) at the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) District 3 Conference Nov. 3-5 in Columbus, Ohio.

The Student Government Association (SGA) and Logger Activities Board (LAB) won two awards at the Illinois Community College Student Activities Association Fall Student Leadership Conference in Gurnee. The SGA received the 2013 Ed Snyder Merit Award for excellence in programming during the 2012-2013 academic year and  the LAB received the 2013 Low Cost or No Cost Creative Marketing Award for the 4th year in a row for the “Bundle the Babes” event.