Community Learning has a special offering for staff and faculty only

Chicago – Shop or Tour!  Join Jay and Carol Kitterman for a pre-holiday weekend in the luxury of the Hilton Chicago. Some participants will go to museums (or museum gift shops); others to Michigan Avenue, Water Tower Place and a few other hot urban shopping destinations, plus IKEA on the way home.  Also join Jay and Carol at one of their favorite Windy City restaurants (optional).  Includes hotel and transportation only. We are offering a special deal for faculty and staff only who register by 5 p.m. on Nov. 12, 2013.

Questions to Community Learning!  786-2432

Registration Code: CEW 120-42C      Price: Faculty and Staff only $121

In the news

The Haunted Lab presented by the Chemistry and Environmental Clubs Oct. 30 made the front page of the SJ-R along with a story on WICS.  Jennifer Ramm, professor of chemistry, and several LLCC students were interviewed. Click HERE to view photos from the event.

Congressman Rodney Davis visited campus Thurs., Oct. 31 to tour the Workforce Careers Center. He and President Charlotte Warren were interviewed by the State Journal-Register and WICS. Click HERE for photos from the event.

 Carl Jones, instructional media specialist at LLCC and a paranormal expert was interviewed recently by WUIS about the paranormal and the Community Education paranormal classes he teaches at LLCC.  Click HERE to listen to the interview.

11/1 – Position Vacancies Announced

The Human Resources office will be advertising for three vacancies this weekend:  English Instructor, Journalism Instructor and Service Desk Coordinator.  Please see the HR Portal for additional information on these positions.

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EHST Safety Tip of the Month

The November Safety Tip brought to you by the Environmental Health & Saftey Team:

Identity theft continues to be one of the fastest growing crimes in the United States. It is important for consumers to recognize that identity theft is not just a financial crime. This crime varies widely, and can include financial identity theft (checking and/or credit card fraud), criminal identity theft, governmental identity theft, and medical identity theft.

Click HERE to read more about how to protect yourself!

Chemistry and Environmental clubs host Haunted Lab

haunted lab

LLCC’s Chemistry and Environmental clubs hosted a Haunted Lab for K-5 students the evening of Oct. 3o. About 200 children, parents and grandparents attended the event where a mad scientists, dracula and other masqueraders (LLCC students) performed spooky science experiments and/or introduced their guests to special critters as they explained the evolutionary process.  Click HERE to view photos from the event.

Campus Sustainability Day survey results

The Green Center would like to thank everyone who participated in the Campus Sustainability Day survey. More than 100 people filled out surveys!  Find the answers posted on the Green Center website HERE. Congratulations to the winners of the drawing for green products – Bobbi Dunn, Katie LoGrasso, Precious Brack and Elyse Calhoun.

Open registration begins today!

Open registration for the spring 2014 semester, Mod III, Mod IV and short semester begins today. A new student orientation session is being held today from 5:30-9 p.m. Account activation will be in the former Menard Hall entryway by the Student Services Center, with the welcome session being held in Menard Hall, room 2209.

Professional Development Day a success

A large crowd attended the Professional Development Day keynote address by journalist and author Jefffrey Selingo, author of “College (Un)bound.” Later, faculty and staff discussed issues raised in his talk. group smallOther sessions covered flipping the classroom, emotional intelligence, diversity, bullying, stress relief and other topics.

Speaking on behalf of the community giving campaign through United Way was LLCC student Brandon Von Liski, a client of SPARC, a United Way agency. He was happy to see one of his former professors, Dr. Claire Gordon, after his presentation. Claire and Brandon


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