This week’s Illinois Times will feature the LLCC music program as its cover story! Interviewed for the feature were Jane Hartman, professor of music, Jason Waddell, music instructor, David Laubersheimer, dean, Arts and Humanities, along with several students and others.
Also In the News this week:
Nicole Swartz, instructor, Culinary Institute, demonstrated Matcha Cheesecake and Spiced Cranberry Compote on the WICS Midday program Dec. 9.
Fall semester, MOD II & Short semester grades are due Monday, Dec. 23 at noon. Faculty should check their LLCC email for details. Online Grading Notices are distributed via faculty llcc.edu email only.
We now have a menu! Click HERE to view what we’re serving! LLCC Culinary Students are hosting a dinner and a lunch next week in Bistro Verde to raise money for student scholarships! The meals are prepared and served by Food Production 1 students with rolls and dessert by Baking and Pastry classes.
Monday 12/9 dinner: 6:30 pm or 7 pm seating and Wednesday 12/11 lunch: 11:30 am or Noon seating. Email or see Nancy Sweet for reservations at firstname.lastname@example.org or 786-4613. Reservations required. Will take reservations on a first-come, first- served basis. Can pay by cash or check when you arrive. $15/person. Please let Nancy Sweet know if you have questions.
The Public Relations & Marketing Office posts a monthly addendum for the LLCC Directory to keep the campus informed of updates throughout the year. The November addendum has been posted and can be viewed by clicking HERE or visiting the PRM Portal Page and looking under Shared Documents.
LLCC raised $13,742.08 to help those in need in our community in the 2013 Giving Campaign through United Way. We sincerely thank all those who donated this year!
A random drawing of donor names was held, and the winners of $10 gift cards are Starbucks: Dwayne Whitney; Subway: Charlotte Warren; Red Lobster/Olive Garden: Diane Clark; Qik&Easy: Jennifer Ramm; Centrum Cafe: Mark Roehrs; Walgreen’s: Kevin Kirsch; McDonald’s: Misty Hagstrom; Country Market: Pat Gallagher.
Thank you from the campaign committee: Tiffany Andrews, Soodi Nassirpour, Nicole Ralph, Tara Walk, Lynn Whalen
LLCC’s Winter Baseball Camp will be held Dec. 27, 28, 29 in Cass Gym. Ages 8-10 attend 9-11:30 a.m. and ages 11 and up from noon-2:30 p.m. Cost is $120 per person (including T-shirt) and $140 after Dec. 20. Call 786.2426 to register.
The camp features professional instruction by Justin Knoedler, former major league catcher and current LLCC assistant coach; Ryan Aper, former LLCC player and 2013 Miami Marlins 6th round draft pick; Ron Riggle, LLCC athletic director and head baseball coach; Eric Weaver, former Major League player (Dodgers and Phillies); and Jason Knoedler, former Minor League player.
Fifteen students graduated in December 2012, making it the largest OTA graduating class to date. All 15 graduates have successfully completed the NBCOT certification examination as first-time test takers. The program accepts 16 students each January.
The Jacksonville Area Community Food Center received $509 in donations collected at LLCC-Jacksonville in November. The winner of the Turkey Raffle is student Kandy Ferry, wife of alumnus Michael Ferry.
If you visit Memorial’s Festival of Trees this year, be sure to look for the tree designed and decorated by LLCC! We’d appreciate your vote for the People’s Choice award! Click HERE to find out when the Festival is going on.