In the News

Karen Sanders, executive director, LLCC Foundation, was interviewed on Sports Radio 1450 Sept. 18 regarding the Grow Beyond endowment campaign.

Jay Kitterman, director, Culinary Institute, was invited to do brief interviews on WNNS radio Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday about upcoming non-credit offerings including classes and dinners. A full list of offerings can be found HERE.

Chef John Kidd, LLCC adjunct culinary instructor, demonstrated Pan-Roasted Salmon with Orzo “Mac and Cheese” and Oven-Dried Cherry Tomatoes on the Sept. 16 WICS Midday cooking segment.

Samuel Brady, Environmental Club president, was interviewed Sept. 17 for a WICS story on the club’s electronics recycling drive.

LLCC named “Military-Friendly School” for fifth consecutive year

Lincoln Land Community College has been named a “Military Friendly School” by Victory Media for the fifth year in a row. According to an announcement of this year’s list, “The 2014 Military Friendly Schools® list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus.”

A list of schools so honored can found at

Kudos to our dedicated Veteran Affairs Office within the Financial Aid department and the LLCC Veterans Club for all your hard work. Instructional Technology and Distance Education also can play a major role in a veteran’s success.

In the News

The Grow Beyond press conference Sept. 10 was covered by the SJ-R, WICS, WUIS, WFMB-AM and WMAY. Interviewed were Dr. Charlotte Warren, LLCC president; LLCC Trustee Dennis Shackelford; Karen Sanders, LLCC Foundation executive director; Greg Lutchka, LLCC Foundation Board Chair, LLCC culinary student Peggy Szelinski.

Also Sept. 10, the SJ-R interviewed Lynn Whalen, executive director, PRM, about fall enrollment.

In the News

Justin Reichert, chair, LLCC Board of Trustees, published this essay in the SJ-R Sept. 1: “LLCC’s impact-by the numbers.”

The Academy of Lifelong Learning holds its fall kickoff Sept. 10. The SJ-R did this advance story on the event.

SO magazine featured a photo spread on the LLCC Foundation’s reception in July for the new, retrospective Philip Trutter exhibit in the Trutter Museum, as well as the May gala “Black and White.”

In the News

Jim Van Kleek, program director, aviation, and two students were interviewed by the SJ-R Aug. 30 on their opportunity to help repair a World War II  B-17  airplane visiting Springfield. Click HERE to read more.

In the News

Colette D’Cruz-Endeley, professor of economics, was interviewed by WAND-TV Aug. 29 about why minimum wage was created and what an increase in the current minimum wage could mean for businesses and employees.

In the News

Mary Beth Ray, director, Career Development Services, was interviewed by the Springfield Business Journal for an article in the September edition on co-op education. 

Lisa Collier, assistant vice president, Financial Aid, was interviewed by WICS Aug. 21 on financial aid options for students.

Brad Gentry, police chief, was interviewed by WICS Aug. 21 about a new policy regarding children on campus.

Chef Denise Perry

Chef Denise Perry, instructor, Culinary Institute, recently trained Chatham School District cafeteria staff in healthy food preparation techniques in the Workforce Careers Center culinary kitchens, and was quote in this SJ-R story Aug. 17.