Sign up to be a Welcome Week volunteer!

LLCC Public Relations and Marketing is looking for volunteers to assist at the welcome table in A. Lincoln Commons Aug. 19-22 during the first week of fall classes. Help students get a great start to the fall semester by answering their questions and providing directions! FAQs will be on the tables again along with highlighters to help mark students’ routes to their classes.

To sign up, add your name to this Welcome Week sign up sheet or contact Amy Flynn at

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Montgomery Hall and Cass Gym lots closed starting today

As a part of the ongoing site paving project on the Springfield campus, contractors will need to close the entire lot in front of Montgomery Hall and the entire lot behind Cass Gym to replace paving starting on Wednesday, July 24. It is anticipated that that both lots will be closed for several days. Please make plans and allow time to park in other areas during this time. Please use caution and follow all construction traffic signs, cones/barrels and directions at all times. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Tim Ervin at 786-9605 or

KUDOS to these employees!

Lincoln Land Community College KUDOS: Key or Unique Demonstrations of Outstanding ServiceKUDOS to the employees listed below for going above and beyond to assist others and for modeling LLCC’s core values! Each will receive a KUDOS certificate.

Amber Babbs, Facilities Services, Dr. Sonja Harvey, Carrie Henry, Tim Humphrey, Lakesha Jackson, Taylor Littig, Tammy Marion, Tisha Miller, Candace Silas, Vickie Ward and Dallas Woomer.

View the July 2019 KUDOS Award Winners PDF to read about how these faculty and staff contribute to the positive environment that is LLCC and who nominated them for this recognition.

The next KUDOS award announcement will be made in the fall semester. Brighten someone’s day and say “thank you, great job!” with a KUDOS. You can nominate a deserving colleague by clicking on the KUDOS Nomination tab in the upper-right corner of LincIn.

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PRM Ready commercial wins national award

40th annual bronze winner. The Telly AwardsLLCC Public Relations and Marketing’s Ready TV commercial recently received a bronze Telly Award for “Local TV General – Schools/Colleges/Universities.” The Telly Awards, in their 40th year, honor video and television made for all screens and are judged by The Telly Award Judging Council, a group of leading video and television experts from some of the most prestigious companies in entertainment, publishing, advertising and emerging technology.

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In the news

The July/August issue of Springfield’s Own (SO) Magazine featured a two-page spread of photos from the 13th annual LLCC Foundation Gala.

Sheridan Lane, interim director, culinary program and operations, is the author of today’s Epicuriosity 101 column in the State Journal-Register, “Feel the BEET.”

2019 recipients of Dick Dhabalt Athlete of the Year Award

The 2019 recipients of the Dick Dhabalt Athlete of the Year Award at Lincoln Land Community College have been announced. The award winners are basketball’s Katryel Clark of Auburn and baseball’s Spencer Walker of Bartonville.

Katryel ClarkKatryel Clark received several recognitions this year. She was named to second team All-American, MWAC Freshman of the Year, MWAC Player of the Year, All-Region 24 Team, MWAC’s leading scorer, NJCAA Player of the Week selection and NJCAA Top 40 All-Star Game member. Because of her stellar year, her jersey is currently on display in the Women’s National Basketball Hall of Fame. Clark was also the leading scorer for the Loggers averaging 15.8 points per game and 9.5 rebounds. She also finished her freshman year at LLCC with a 3.77 GPA.

“Kat has exemplified what it means to be a student athlete. She has worked hard and improved tremendously in the time she has been at LLCC,” says Chad Jones, head women’s basketball coach. “Her play on the court was not only at a high level, but it was very consistent. Not only is she a great athlete, but she is an unbelievable student. She is very deserving of this award.”

Spencer WalkerSpencer Walker is a pitcher for the Loggers and ended his freshman season with a 1.26 ERA, which is the second best in program history. Walker went 8-1 this year with his only loss being in the NJCAA World Series. He was named to first team All-Conference, All-Region and third team All-American. Walker struck out 69 batters and only allowed 53 hits.

“Spencer had an excellent year. He is very deserving of this award. His hard work and dedication have played a huge part in his success,” says Coach Ron Riggle, athletic director and head baseball coach. “We are looking forward to a great sophomore season from Spencer.”