LEAGUE information and Circus Trivia

Did you correctly guess the answer from yesterday’s LEAGUE Circus trivia? The clue was: He may not swing from the trapeze, but he keeps people safe in the air.

The answer is: David Pietrzak, program director, aviation.

For those who would like a vegetarian meal on Professional Development Day, March 28, please contact Jay Kitterman at Jay.Kitterman@llcc.edu to reserve one. We will have bottled water available. So if you would prefer something else to drink, you may bring it with you.

To make a pledge to the LEAGUE campaign, complete the 2023 LEAGUE Form and you will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a prize.

Today’s LEAGUE Circus Trivia clue:

LEAGUE 2023 CIRCUS under the big top. LLCC Foundation

She is surrounded by high performers and is proud to shout it from the main ring.

Can you guess the faculty or staff member of LLCC’s Big Top?

Submit your answer to LLCCFoundation@llcc.edu for a chance to win a prize. Check back for the answer. Congratulations to previous winner Leanne Roseberry.

Join LLCC’s Hispanic Heritage Month planning committee

All are welcome to join LLCC’s Hispanic Heritage Month planning committee today, March 22, from 2-3 p.m. in Millennium 2203. This initial meeting will discuss planning events for National Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15-Oct. 15, 2023. If you are interested in participating but cannot make it to this meeting, please contact co-chairs Faby Gonzalez, student success coach, at fabiola.gonzalez@llcc.edu or Marina Wirsing, career coach, at marina.wirsing@llcc.edu.

Assessment Open Lab today

Come on down!  LLCC Academic Innovation and eLearning invites you to today’s Assessment Open Lab from 1-2 p.m. in S0119. Get the most out of your assessment endeavors from the basics to pro tips! Tailor your session around what you want to explore, and get answers to any assessment questions you may have.

Matthew Shaver, Professor, Integrated Media Design & Vice Chair LOAT

Registration is not required for open labs.

LLCC co-sponsoring Career Connections Expo tomorrow

The Career Connections Expo, co-sponsored by LLCC, will be held tomorrow, March 23, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Recreation and Athletic Center (TRAC) at UIS. Students seeking jobs or internships can network with over 100 employers. Participants are encouraged to bring copies of their resume, dress professionally (business casual) and prepare a 30-60 second “elevator pitch” to introduce themselves and their goals, education, and job qualifications.

For more information or for students who need assistance with resumes, contact LLCC Career Services at Career_Development@llcc.edu or 217-786-2210.

Still time to register for tomorrow’s blood drive

A blue and yellow background with a picture of a branded Impact Life soft cooler and a graphic of a generic gift card on the left side. On the right side, large text says Blood Drive.
One out of seven people entering the hospital will need blood, and ImpactLife works locally to provide that for patients. Tomorrow, March 23, they will be in A. Lincoln Commons from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. to make donating even more convenient. Appointments are required and you can sign up now online. Donors will receive a cooler tote or a gift card!

If you have questions about the process or eligibility, visit www.bloodcenter.org or email Kristin Booher. Thank you for helping to save lives!

Congratulations to Tim Cunningham

Congratulations to Tim Cunningham, IT project manager, and wife on the birth of their twin daughters, Viola and Eleanor Cunningham, born Friday, March 17. Vyla weighs 7 pounds, 4 ounces and measures 20.5 inches long, and Ellie weighs 5 pounds, 13.8 ounces and measures 19 inches long. All are doing well!

Viola Joan Cunningham. Born 3/17/23 at 2:43 p.m. 7 lbs., 4 oz., 20.5 in.Eleanor Laura Elizabeth Cunningham. Born 3/17/23 at 2:47 p.m. 5 lbs., 13.8 oz., 19 in.

State Senator Mattie Hunter visits LLCC

Sen. Turner with college officials and adult education students
Sen. Hunter with ESL students and instructorState Senator and Assistant Majority Leader Mattie Hunter visited LLCC’s Adult Education and Workforce Institute programs yesterday. She was invited to speak to adult education classes by instructor Jan Williams. Sen. Hunter is a former GED instructor and spoke encouragingly to each student preparing for their high school equivalency tests along with those learning English as a Second Language. She then, along with several adult education students, toured the Workforce Institute programs with LLCC President Charlotte Warren and other college officials.

Sen. Hunter meeting English as a Second Language (ESL) studentsSen. Hunter talking with faculty and students in welding labSen. Hunter touring the Auto Tech labAdult Education & Literacy Director Jamil Steele, Instructor Jan Williams, State Senator and Assistant Majority Leader Mattie Hunter, Interim Vice President of Academics Jason Dockter