LLCC food pantry needs donations

The LLCC Food Pantry, located in the Student Life Office, lower level, Menard Hall, is in need of donations. The mission of the LLCC Food Pantry is to provide support to Lincoln Land Community College students in the area of supplemental health and wellness by providing reliable access to a sufficient quantity of nutritious food. Below is a list of items that are either out-of-stock or highly desired at this time. All food items must not be expired and single serve/individual portion items are preferred. To learn more about the food pantry, please contact the Student Life Office at 217-786-2241 or click on the following link.

  • Ready-to-eat pasta (microwaveable)
  • Mac-n-Cheese cups
  • Tuna Salad/Chicken ready-to-eat kits
  • Tuna pouches
  • Soup/Chili/Beef Stew in easy-peel open cans
  • To-go peanut butter cups
  • Cup-o-Noodle or ramen noodle soup
  • Juice boxes
  • Fruit snacks
  • Cereal bars

Employee Recognition Ceremony wine bottle decorations available

The Employee Recognition Ceremony Committee would like to give away the wine bottles used as decorations during last week’s ceremony.  There are 60 wine bottles painted black in color.  They will be given away on a first-come, first-served basis.  Please contact Kim Elder, kim.elder@llcc.edu or ext. 62214, for more information.

Posted in HR |

New hours for Placement & Testing

Placement & Testing has begun observing new testing/office hours for summer.  We expect to make changes to fall hours at a later date.  PLEASE NOTE the changes listed below:

OFFICE HOURS:  Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

WALK-IN HOURS (LLCC PLACEMENT TESTING ONLY):

Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

No LLCC placement testing will be started after 4 p.m. and all testing must be done by 6 p.m.

Any other testing, to include placement testing for another college, is done by appointment only. Please contact Stephanie Cummings at 6-4672 or stephanie.cummings@llcc.edu with any questions.

Fleet vehicles now equipped with I-PASS transponders

All LLCC fleet vehicles are now equipped with I-PASS transponders – a prepaid electronic toll collection system that allows you to automatically pay tolls as you drive. These transponders will allow you to use the I-PASS lanes on every toll lane on the Illinois Tollway. It can also be used on the Chicago Skyway, the Indiana Toll Road and any roadways that use the E-ZPass system (northeastern US only http://www.e-zpassiag.com/about-e-zpass/where-can-i-use-it ). For all other tollways, please be prepared to pay the toll onsite before passage. Please contact the Finance Department if you have any questions.

LLCC-Beardstown celebrates college’s 50th anniversary today

LLCC Veterans Club sponsors 10th and final Brian McMillen Memorial 5K Run/Walk and 10K Run May 27

LLCC’s Veterans Club invites runners to participate in the 10th and final Brian McMillen Memorial 5K Run/Walk and 10K Run Saturday, May 27 beginning at 8 a.m. on the LLCC-Springfield campus. The event offers a 5K run/walk and a 10K run. Registrations are being accepted now.

Participants may register online for the run/walk at http://getmeregistered.com/BMcMVeterans5k through noon, Friday, May 26. Registrations also are accepted the day of the event. Cost for the 5K run/walk is $20 prior to race day and $25 on race day; the 10K run (ages 14 and over only) is $30 prior to and $35 on race day. Awards are being presented in several categories.

The Veterans Club began the annual run/walk event to honor Brian’s legacy and to raise funds to establish the Brian McMillen Veterans Scholarship, which provides financial support to veterans attending LLCC. McMillen will continue to be honored by the LLCC Veterans Club and through the endowed scholarship, which will assist LLCC students for many years to come. The run/walk has been organized the past 10 years through a joint effort of the LLCC Veterans Club, LLCC staff, Illinois State Police and Illinois Air National Guard.

Run/walk participants can also support their local high school athletic programs through the Brian’s Challenge Grant. The $500 grant is presented to the high school athletics department that has the highest number of runners/walkers participating in the event. Participants do not need to be high school athletes.

In acknowledgment of the support over the past 10 years of the McMillen Run/Walk, an after party is being held at the Chatham VFW Post 4763, 501 W. Mulberry St. from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The band, Off the Wall, will perform from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Ticket costs are: ages 16 and older, $20; ages 5-15, $5; ages 5 and under, free. Ticket price includes admission, food and soda.

More information about the McMillen 5K Run/Walk and 10K Run is available by emailing veterans.affairs@llcc.edu or visiting www.facebook.com/bmcmrun.

New “Educated Decision” TV ads and videos

Click HERE to see LLCC’s four new 15-second and two new 30-second TV ads/videos! There is a 15-second ad by each students’ photo, then scroll down to see the two 30-second ads. The videos play best when using Chrome or Firefox as your browser.

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VALIC rep is on campus today

Terri Bailey, LLCC’s VALIC representative, is on campus today from 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. in the VP conference room, Menard Hall. Terri can address questions you have about setting up a retirement plan, budgeting to meet savings goals, managing your investments and more.

In the news

Frank Marsaglia, professor, computer networking, was interviewed by the State Journal-Register May 15 on the recent global cyberattacks and how businesses and individuals can protect themselves.