Virtual LLCC Commencement, 7:30 p.m.

2020 Virtual Commencement Ceremony, Friday, May 15, 7:30 p.m. Moving Forward! Click here to view! Lincoln Land Community College.Join us this evening as we honor our graduates in the 2020 Virtual LLCC Commencement Ceremony at 7:30 p.m. The video will be available on YouTube and Facebook. The links are also available at www.llcc.edu/graduation along with more information.

“The commencement video will premiere on the date and time the live ceremony was originally scheduled, but graduates and their families can watch and enjoy it any time,” said Dr. Lesley Frederick, vice president of student services at LLCC. “Our theme for commencement this year is Moving Forward. We hope this virtual ceremony will provide a memorable celebration to commemorate the accomplishments and perseverance of our students in these unique times.”

Graduates were invited to submit photos of themselves, which will be displayed in the video as their names, degrees and certificates are read by Dr. Colin Suchland, LLCC professor of sociology.

The virtual event will also feature remarks from Dr. Charlotte Warren, LLCC President; Wayne Rosenthal, Chair, LLCC Board of Trustees; Travis McCullough, LLCC Student Trustee; and Thom Whalen, LLCC professor of art and recipient of the American Association of Community Colleges 2020 Dale P. Parnell Faculty Distinction Recognition. The 2020 LLCC Honored Alumni Award recipient and the Outstanding Graduate will also be acknowledged. Commencement will conclude with congratulatory messages from the Board of Trustees, faculty and staff.

All candidates eligible for graduation this year are also invited to return next year to participate in the live LLCC commencement ceremony planned for May 2021.

LLCC Virtual Commencement planned for May 15

LLCC will conduct a virtual commencement ceremony to honor its graduates on Friday, May 15, at 7:30 p.m. A link to the commencement video will be available at www.llcc.edu/graduation.

“The commencement video will premiere on the date and time the live ceremony was originally scheduled, but graduates and their families can watch and enjoy it any time,” said Dr. Lesley Frederick, vice president of student services at LLCC. “Our theme for commencement this year is Moving Forward. We hope this virtual ceremony will provide a memorable celebration to commemorate the accomplishments and perseverance of our students in these unique times.”

Graduates were invited to submit photos of themselves, which will be displayed in the video as their names, degrees and certificates are read by Dr. Colin Suchland, LLCC professor of sociology.

The virtual event will also feature remarks from Dr. Charlotte Warren, LLCC President; Wayne Rosenthal, Chair, LLCC Board of Trustees; Travis McCullough, LLCC Student Trustee; and Thom Whalen, LLCC professor of art and recipient of the American Association of Community Colleges 2020 Dale P. Parnell Faculty Distinction Recognition. The 2020 LLCC Honored Alumni Award recipient and the Outstanding Graduate will also be acknowledged. Commencement will conclude with congratulatory messages from the Board of Trustees, faculty and staff.

All candidates eligible for graduation this year are also invited to return next year to participate in the live LLCC commencement ceremony planned for May 2021.

LLCC Virtual Commencement planned for May 15

LLCC’s 2020 Commencement is going virtual! LLCC is planning a virtual commencement ceremony this year on Friday, May 15. More information on viewing the ceremony online will be announced.

Eligible students should first fill out a graduation application on Logger Central. They will then be invited via a hyperlink to submit their information and upload a photo of themselves (headshot) no later than May 1, 2020.

Highlights of the event will be graduates’ names read and displayed along with a headshot, degree/certificate and any awards and honors. The event will also feature remarks from Dr. Charlotte Warren, LLCC President; remarks from Wayne Rosenthal, Chair – LLCC Board of Trustees; remarks from Travis McCullough, LLCC Student Trustee; acknowledgement of the 2020 Outstanding Alum, recognition of the 2020 Outstanding Graduate and remarks from Thom Whalen, professor of art/recipient of the American Association of Community Colleges 2020 Dale P. Parnell Faculty Distinction Recognition.

Those who wish to participate in the virtual 2020 commencement ceremony will receive a tassel, letter of congratulations and T-shirt at a later date. Also, all candidates eligible for graduation this year are also invited to participate in our 2021 commencement ceremony planned for May 2021.

Commencement student speaker and Outstanding Graduate nominations sought

Commencement Student Speaker Nominations

The vice president of student services is currently seeking nominations for student speakers for LLCC Commencement 2020. If you would like to nominate a student, instructions along with an application and graduate listing are attached here for your convenience. All nominations should be returned to Menard Hall, Room 1255, no later than noon on Friday, March 27, 2020. Nominees must have completed graduation requirements at the end of the summer 2019, fall semester 2019, or be candidates for graduation at the end of spring semester 2020 or summer term 2020. All nominated students need to have their speech ready to audition on Wednesday, April 1, 2020  in Menard Hall, Room 2207 at 3 p.m.

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All Graduates SM19 to SM20
Student Speaker Application 2020

Outstanding Graduate Nominations

The Office of the Vice President of Student Services is seeking nominations for Outstanding Graduate for Commencement 2020. The recognition of a student as the outstanding graduate is an important part of the Commencement tradition at LLCC.

Each year, you have the opportunity to nominate candidates for recognition as the outstanding graduate. Please be sure to include the following criteria in your nomination: GPA, leadership, motivation, service to the college community, extracurricular activities and the ability to overcome obstacles.

If you would like to nominate a graduate, a listing of students who have applied for graduation is attached as well an application to complete and return to Menard 1255 no later than noon on Friday, March 27, 2020. Nominees must have completed graduation requirements at the end of the summer term 2019, fall semester 2019, or be candidates for graduation at the end of spring semester 2020 or summer term 2020. Please submit your nominations to Gailyn Draper by noon on Friday, March 27, 2020. The student accorded this honor will be recognized at the Student Recognition Ceremony on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 6 p.m. in the student union. If you have any questions regarding this process, please call Gailyn Draper at 786-2213.

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Outstanding Graduate Nomination Form
All Graduates SM19 to SM20

Commencement regalia for faculty and administrators

LLCC’s commencement ceremony is being held Friday, May 15. Have you completed a higher degree in the past year? Did your gown or tam not fit right last year? If so, please contact Kim Lesko in LLCC Campus Services at kimberly.lesko@llcc.edu  or by phone at 786-2456 by March 6 to update your regalia order. If you have no changes, what you had at last year’s ceremony will be ordered.

New faculty members or administrators who need graduation regalia for the commencement ceremony should contact Kim Lesko by March 6 to get that ordered.

Commencement regalia for faculty and administrators

LLCC’s commencement ceremony is being held Friday, May 15. Have you completed a higher degree in the past year? Did your gown or tam not fit right last year? If so, please contact Kim Lesko in LLCC Campus Services at kimberly.lesko@llcc.edu  or by phone at 786-2456 by March 6 to update your regalia order. If you have no changes, what you had at last year’s ceremony will be ordered.

New faculty members or administrators who need graduation regalia for the commencement ceremony should contact Kim Lesko by March 6 to get that ordered.