LLCC to celebrate 18th annual Multicultural Fest Oct. 12

LLCC 18th Annual Multicultural FestLLCC invites the public to its 18th annual Multicultural Fest Wednesday, Oct. 12. The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside A. Lincoln Commons on the Springfield campus, 5250 Shepherd Rd. LLCC Outreach Centers in Jacksonville, Litchfield and Taylorville will also host celebrations in October. The events are free and open to the public.

The annual Multicultural Fest showcases various cultures with ethnic food, entertainment and cultural exhibits.

Local food trucks are offering free samples of ethnic food at the event. Restaurants serving from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. include B&W Good Eats and Sweets, Leo’s Pizza and AZ-T-CA Mexican Grill.

Entertainment will be provided by DJ Yinka at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.; Brian Stark, LLCC private applied music instructor, and Jess Stark at 10:30 a.m.; Telly da Great and Torch_Nation at 11:30 a.m.; LLCC voice majors Miriam Carter and Hunter Woods, accompanied by Laurie Lewis-Fritz, assistant professor of music, and piano majors Clifton Jones and Jonah Pollock at noon; and Calia Cole at 1:30 p.m.

Community partners that will have exhibits include Memorial Health, NAACP, Springfield Lincoln Library, Ten Thousand Villages of Champaign, 2-D Design Class, First Church of the Brethren, Eternal Life Enterprises, LLC and the Indiana Association of Spiritualists.

In addition to the festivities taking place on the Springfield campus, LLCC Outreach Centers will also host multicultural events.

LLCC-Taylorville, 800 S. Spresser – Wednesday, Oct. 12, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
LLCC-Jacksonville, 32 N. Central Park Plaza – Tuesday, Oct. 19, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
LLCC-Litchfield, 1 Lincoln Land Dr. – Thursday, Oct. 27, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Multicultural Fest is sponsored by LLCC Student Life.

SGA to host a Jeans Day tomorrow

The LLCC Student Government Association (SGA) is hosting Jeans Day tomorrow, Oct. 5. All proceeds will be donated to the Sojourn Shelter & Services, Inc. If you would like to participate, please make a minimum donation of $5 in the LLCC Student Life office. Donations can be made in advance of the event or on the day. Everyone who participates will receive a Jeans Day Sticker. If you have any questions about this event, please contact the SGA advisor at kyle.roughan@llcc.edu.

SGA to host a Jeans Day on Oct. 5

The LLCC Student Government Association (SGA) is hosting Jeans Day on Wednesday, Oct. 5. All proceeds will be donated to the Sojourn Shelter & Services, Inc. If you would like to participate, please make a minimum donation of $5 in the LLCC Student Life office. Donations can be made in advance of the event or on the day. Everyone who participates will receive a Jeans Day Sticker. If you have any questions about this event, please contact the SGA advisor at kyle.roughan@llcc.edu.

National Hispanic Heritage Month: Loteria

National Hispanic Heritage Month

Loteria

Tuesday, Sept. 27, noon to 2 p.m., A. Lincoln Commons

A Spanish word meaning “lottery,” Loteria is a traditional game of chance, similar to bingo, but using images on a deck of cards instead of numbered ping pong balls. Students participating in Loteria will have the opportunity to win some gift cards to local Hispanic restaurants. Let’s test your luck with this timeless game and see if fortune will be on your side!

Learn about additional events for the month and how you can participate.

SGA to host a Jeans Day on Oct. 5

The LLCC Student Government Association (SGA) will be hosting Jeans Day on Wednesday, Oct. 5. All proceeds will be donated to the Sojourn Shelter & Services, Inc. If you would like to participate, please make a minimum donation of $5 in the LLCC Student Life office. Donations can be made in advance of the event or on the day. Everyone who participates will receive a Jeans Day Sticker. If you have any questions about this event, please contact the SGA advisor at kyle.roughan@llcc.edu.

September 2022 Student Life Blood Drive results

Our sincerest thanks to all the donors who came to our most recent blood drive. LLCC Student Life and ImpactLife are thrilled to share these results with you.

  • 21 donors registered to give
  • 15 whole blood units collected
  • Potentially 45 lives were saved with the donations collected!
  • Two first time donors

Be on the lookout later this fall for our Nov. 28 drive. Thank you again for helping LLCC build upon its legacy of saving lives in our community.

Learn about and celebrate Hispanic and Latinx cultures

National Hispanic Heritage Month
QR code to https://library.llcc.edu/hispanic_heritage_monthJoin LLCC’s National Hispanic Heritage Month Committee and Library in learning about and celebrating Hispanic and Latinx cultures. This year’s theme is “Unidos: Inclusivity for a Stronger Nation.” The library created a libguide to showcase Hispanic and Latinx authors with both Spanish and English language options. Let’s join together to celebrate Hispanic and Latinx cultures.

You can go to https://library.llcc.edu/hispanic_heritage_month or scan the QR code to get started.

Constitution Day events today

Celebrate Constitution Day 2022 with LLCC Student Life and Professors Dr. Matt Schownir and Dr. Chris McDonald.

Starting at 9 a.m., Student Life will host a U.S. Constitution trivia themed event in A. Lincoln Commons and online on the Lincoln Landing App for LLCC students. The top 10 students with the highest scores will win free admission to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.

Then at 1 p.m., campus community members are welcome to attend the Constitution Day presentation in the Robert H. Stephens Room by Dr. Schownir and Dr. McDonald. This year’s presentation is titled “Investigating a Former President: What Does the Constitution Say?”

As you see students today, be sure to remind them about these events!

National Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off today!

National Hispanic Heritage Month

Kick-Off Event

Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022, noon to 3 p.m., A. Lincoln Commons

Each Sept. 15 marks the beginning of National Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States. Here at LLCC Student Life, we want to kick things off in the best way we know how, with food! Join members of the Student Life staff and the National Hispanic Heritage Month Planning Committee as we offer samples of popular Latin dishes from local restaurants.

Learn about our upcoming events for the rest of the month and how you can participate.

Linc Appearance Request Form

LLCC's mascot Linc giving an expressive welcoming gesture.
Linc is eager and ready to spread the Logger spirit! To coordinate appearances, LLCC Student Life has the Linc Appearance Request Form. This online Microsoft Form will guide individuals in planning their own Linc visit. Linc is ready for events of all shapes and sizes!

Please submit only one request per event appearance. It is strongly recommended that a Linc appearance request be submitted at least two weeks in advance. Confirmed Linc appearances will be done through a calendar invite to the form respondent.

Questions on anything Linc related can be directed to the student engagement coordinator at kyle.roughan@llcc.edu or by calling 217-786-2315.