Welcome Ryan Langrehr

Ryan LangrehrRyan Langreher recently began work as an application developer I at LLCC. Previously, he was a software engineer at Evolent Health. Ryan earned a juris doctor degree from DePaul University, a master’s degree in computer science from DePaul University and a bachelor’s degree from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. He can be reached at ryan.langrehr@llcc.edu or 217-786-2443. Welcome, Ryan!

Welcome Rachel Duff

Rachel DuffRachel Duff recently began work as LLCC’s COVID-19 student health coordinator. She is also a medical assistant instructor at CCTC and a part-time RN at Springfield Clinic. Duff attended LLCC and earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from St. John’s College of Nursing. She can be reached at rachel.duff@llcc.edu. Welcome, Rachel!

Welcome Justin Scott

Justin ScottJustin Scott has recently joined the college as a building custodian. He has 13 years of custodial experience, having worked at Athens Community School District, Springfield Clinic and St. John’s Hospital. He can be reached at justin.scott@llcc.edu. Welcome, Justin!

Welcome Adam Watkins and Brenda Elliott

Adam WatkinsAdam Watkins, from St. Louis, has joined LLCC as dean of arts and communication. He began his new duties July 1. Dean Watkins comes to LLCC from East Central College in Union, Missouri, where he served as chair of the fine and performing arts department. He was honored as the Missouri Community College Teacher of Excellence Award Winner in 2017. In addition, he is a mixed media artist, curator and musician. His work deals with the notions of the post-pop culture that we live in and the constant re-contextualization of it alongside his own personal translations of Derrida’s theories on ontology regarding the future, the past, “ghosts,” being and machines. Adam earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from Kent Institute of Art and Design in Canterbury, England, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Webster University in St. Louis. He can be reached at adam.watkins@llcc.edu. Welcome, Adam!

Brenda Elliot

Brenda Elliott joined LLCC Wednesday as director of apprenticeship programming. She has over 30 years of experience in marketing/business development activities, project management, computer CRM database management, computer training management, software training and event planning. Brenda earned a bachelor’s degree in business/marketing from Millikin University. She can be reached at brenda.elliott@llcc.edu. Welcome, Brenda!