Thank you from Megan McCann

Thank you to my LLCC family for all the many ways you reached out to me after the recent passing of my mother-in-law.  It means so much to have coworkers who care and make the workplace better!

With thanks,
Megan McCann

Holiday party committee volunteers wanted

The LLCC Holiday Party Committee is recruiting volunteers to help plan and execute the annual LLCC Holiday Party held in December. Our first meeting will be Monday, Sept. 12, 2 p.m. We will meet via Teams for a quick informational meeting for new committee members. Please email Jolene.lamb@llcc.edu if you would like to attend.

Our sympathy to family and friends of Jim Coup

Our sympathy to family and friends of James “Jim” Coup, former dean of student services at LLCC, who passed away Sept. 1. He worked at the college from 1968-1997. A visitation will be held Saturday, Sept. 10, 9-10:30 a.m., at Mott and Henning Funeral Home in Athens, and a funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. A graveside service will follow at Joel Hall Cemetery. Read the obituary.

Holiday party committee volunteers wanted

The LLCC Holiday Party Committee is recruiting volunteers to help plan and execute the annual LLCC Holiday Party held in December. Our first meeting will be Monday, Sept. 12, 10:30-11 a.m. We will meet via Teams for a quick informational meeting for new committee members. Please email Jolene.lamb@llcc.edu if you would like to attend.

Our sympathy to Megan McCann

We extend our sympathy to Megan McCann, database and financial reporting analyst, on the passing of her mother-in-law, Margaret McCann, on Sept. 1. A visitation will be held on Friday, Sept. 9, 10 a.m. at McClure Funeral Home in Taylorville followed by a funeral service and burial in Oak Hill Cemetery. Read the obituary.

Photos of goldfinches

Thanks to Chris McDonald, Ph.D., professor of political science, for sharing these photos of goldfinches (one banded) eating coneflower seeds on campus last week. He says, “Awesome planting for pollinators, hummingbirds and then finches — congrats to ground staff!”

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Our sympathy to Mary Dellert

We extend our sympathy to Mary Dellert, executive assistant and secretary to the Board of Trustees, on the passing of her father, James Mayfield Sr., on Aug. 28. A visitation will be held Aug. 31, 9:30-11:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, followed by a funeral mass at the church and a burial at Camp Butler National Cemetery where military honors will be conducted. Read the obituary.