Nominate a deserving colleague for KUDOS!

Lincoln Land Community College KUDOS: Key or Unique Demonstrations of Outstanding ServiceKey or Unique Demonstrations of Outstanding Service award nominations are now open! They will be accepted through Tuesday, Oct. 4. Nominate a deserving colleague by filling out the online submission form. (Please use a Chrome or Firefox browser when completing this form.) The KUDOS awards will be announced Friday, Oct. 14.

The KUDOS awards are an informal way to recognize the special contributions — small and large — made by faculty and staff that create the positive environment that is LLCC. Brighten someone’s day. Say, “Thank you! Great job!” by nominating that person for a KUDOS award!

In the News

Kim Wilson, recruitment specialist, was interviewed by WICS/FOX/CW23 at the Friday Night Rivals broadcast of the Jacksonville vs. Springfield High School football game Sept. 23 about LLCC’s upcoming 8-week class session and Campus Visit Day.

In the news

Mac Warren, assistant director, recruitment and response, was interviewed during the Sept. 9 Friday Night Rivals football broadcast on CW23. The game featured Olympia High School at Athens. This Friday, Tisha Miller, enrollment coordinator, LLCC-Taylorville and Litchfield, will be interviewed during the second quarter of the Mt. Zion at Taylorville game.

LLCC hosting Campus Visit Day Oct. 10

Future students talking with LLCC staff at exhibitsProspective students interested in starting or restarting college or training for a new career are invited to visit LLCC for Campus Visit Day on Monday, Oct. 10. The free event will be held at the LLCC Springfield campus and at Outreach Centers in Jacksonville, Litchfield and Taylorville.

Two sessions, 10 a.m.-noon and 5-7 p.m., are scheduled at the LLCC Springfield campus, 5250 Shepherd Road. Exhibits open at 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Outreach Centers in Jacksonville (32 N. Central Park Plaza) and Taylorville (800 S. Spresser) will each host a session from 10 a.m.-noon. LLCC-Litchfield, 1 Lincoln Land Dr., will host a session 5-7 p.m.

“Whether you are in high school, wanting to start a new career or looking to start over on a college degree, we welcome you to join us for Campus Visit Day. At these sessions you can explore classes and majors, and we’ll introduce you to our personalized services that help students experience college success,” says LLCC President Charlotte Warren, Ph.D.

The event provides information on how to enroll and pay for college. Visitors are invited to view exhibits and speak with LLCC representatives, tour select areas of campus, attend interactive sessions and apply for admission. Refreshments provided.

Registration for Campus Visit Day is available at or by calling 217-786-2577.

In the news

Kim Wilson, recruitment specialist, PRM, was interviewed yesterday by WICS/FOX/CW23 for broadcast tonight in the Friday Night Rivals high school football game featuring Lanphier and Jacksonville and broadcast on CW23. She discussed the upcoming Campus Visit Day and eight-week classes. The interview is scheduled to run in the second quarter of the game. LLCC is the educator sponsor of Friday Night Rivals.

In the news

Mackenzie Bryant, recruitment specialist, was interviewed by WICS/CW23 during the broadcast of the first 2022 Friday Night Rivals game between Pleasant Plains and Maroa-Forsyth. She spoke about the start of the fall semester and opportunities to enroll in eight-week classes that begin Oct. 17. LLCC is the educator sponsor of Friday Night Lights, and recruitment staff will be interviewed during the second quarter of each game. They will also have a display table with promotional items at each game.

Reminder about media calls

A reminder that contact with the media regarding LLCC classes, programs and services must go through Public Relations and Marketing per Board of Trustees policy. If you wish to publicize an event or if you receive a call from the media regarding LLCC, please route that call to PRM, specifically Lynn Whalen (217-786-2219) or Kyla Kruse (217-786-4918) per board policy 12.2. Thanks!

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Thank you to Welcome Week volunteers!

Shanda Byer, Leanne Roseberry and Leslie Johnson at the Welcome Week table in A. Lincoln CommonsLLCC Public Relations & Marketing thanks everyone who joined us in greeting and assisting students across campus last week. You helped students get a great start to the fall semester! It would not have been possible without all of you who took time out of your busy days to help students find classes, print off schedules and much more.

Those who helped greet during Welcome Week included: Robin Ackman, Anne Armbruster, Nikki Baker, Chris Barry, Alex Berry, Michelle Burger, Shanda Byer, Darla Cochran, Cody Cox, Mion Denton, Gailyn Draper, Barb Eades, Katie Elsenheimer, Sharon Fritts, Bryan Gleckler, Bryan Goers, Lindee Hall Pratt, Claire Heffron-McKinney, Casey Hoenes, Carrie Jacobs, Leslie Johnson, Amee Kesky, Rebecca Klatt, Jeff Martin, Dr. Cynthia Maskey, LLCC Police Department, Michelle Pulce-Flynn, Samantha Reif, Amanda Roche, Leanne Roseberry, Karen Sanders, Sarah Scheufele, Kelli Sinclair, Dr. Sonja Spencer, Tiffany Sunderlin, Nancy Sweet, Vickie Ward, Adam Watkins, Diane Wilson and Kim Young.

Lori Smith at Welcome Week table in the Kreher Agriculture CenterVickie Ward and Darla Cochran at table in the Workforce Careers Center

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