Writing Center hours for finals week

The LLCC Writing Center will be open to serve students through finals week during the following hours:

  • Monday-Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Thursday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Writing Center will close Thursday at 3 p.m. and reopen Monday, June 7 at 9 a.m. for the summer semester.

Writing in education

For the month of April, the LLCC Writing Center is highlighting writing in the field of education. We hope you will enjoy viewing our Padlet presentation and share it with your students.

The LLCC Writing Center helps students with any writing assignment for any class at any stage of the writing process. If you assign writing in the classes you teach, please let your students know that we are available for both face-to-face and virtual appointments. If the Writing Center can help you and your students with writing in your classes, we would love to hear from you.

Contact the Writing Center at 217-786-2341 or writing.center@llcc.edu, or check out our online resources like handouts and video tutorials.

Local LLCC winners of the 2021 Paul Simon Essay Contest announced

The LLCC Writing Center would like to thank all students who submitted essays for the Paul Simon Essay Contest along with all the faculty and staff who helped promote the contest and encouraged students to participate. We received a lot of strong submissions this year.
Please join us in congratulating the local LLCC winners of the 2021 Paul Simon Essay Contest:
  • First place: Makenzie Hereth
  • Second place: Hunter Woods
  • Third place: Jennifer Haggerty
As our first place winner, Makenize Hereth’s essay will be forwarded on to the statewide competition for the chance to win a $500 scholarship for the fall 2021 semester, and her essay will also be published in the upcoming edition of “The Lincoln Land Review.”
All of our winners will also receive prizes courtesy of the LLCC Foundation and the LLCC Bookstore.

Paul Simon Essay Contest

Submissions to the Paul Simon Essay Contest are due no later than 3 p.m. on Friday, March 19. Please remind students of the opportunity to submit an essay.

Essays should consist of 500 typed words on the topic “How My Community College Changed My Life.” Students can schedule appointments in the LLCC Writing Center to get help planning and revising their essays for the contest. The top LLCC essay submission will be forwarded on to the statewide competition for a chance to win a $500 scholarship for the fall 2021 semester. Local prizes are also awarded to first, second and third place LLCC submissions courtesy of the LLCC Foundation and the LLCC Bookstore.

See 2021 Paul Simon Student Essay Contest Flyer for more information.

Paul Simon Essay Contest

The deadline for submissions to the Paul Simon Essay Contest is just around the corner. Before spring break, please remind your students of the opportunity to submit an essay.

Essays should consist of 500 typed words on the topic “How My Community College Changed My Life” and are due no later than 3 p.m. on Friday, March 19. Students can schedule appointments in the LLCC Writing Center to get help planning and revising their essays for the contest. The top LLCC essay submission will be forwarded on to the statewide competition for a chance to win a $500 scholarship for the fall 2021 semester. Local prizes are also awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place LLCC submissions courtesy of the LLCC Foundation and the LLCC Bookstore.

See 2021 Paul Simon Student Essay Contest Flyer for more information.

Writing in the field of business

For the month of March, the LLCC Writing Center is highlighting writing in the field of business. We hope you will enjoy viewing our Padlet presentation and share it with your students.
The LLCC Writing Center helps students with any writing assignment for any class at any stage of the writing process. If you assign writing in the classes you teach, please let your students know that we are available for both face-to-face and virtual appointments. If the Writing Center can help you and your students with writing in your classes, we would love to hear from you.
Contact the Writing Center at 217-786-2341 or writing.center@llcc.edu, or check out our online resources like handouts and video tutorials.

Paul Simon Essay Contest

Please encourage students to submit an essay in this year’s Paul Simon Essay Contest. Essays should consist of 500 typed words on the topic “How My Community College Changed My Life” and are due no later than 3 p.m. on Friday, March 19. Students can schedule appointments in the LLCC Writing Center to get help planning and revising their essays for the contest. The top LLCC essay submission will be forwarded on to the statewide competition for a chance to win a $500 scholarship for the fall 2021 semester. See the attached flyer for more information.

2021 Paul Simon Student Essay Contest Flyer

Paul Simon Essay Contest

Please encourage students to submit an essay in this year’s Paul Simon Essay Contest. Essays should consist of 500 typed words on the topic “How My Community College Changed My Life.” Students can schedule appointments in the LLCC Writing Center to get help planning and revising their essays for the contest. The top LLCC essay submission will be forwarded on to the statewide competition for a chance to win a $500 scholarship for the fall 2021 semester. See the attached flyer for more information.

2021 Paul Simon Student Essay Contest Flyer

Writing in history

Padlet. Let's Write in the Field of History. Details for how writing in an integral part of careers with an emphasis in history. Link: https://llcc.padlet.org/lauriemyers/kwhiot0la3dwvh6gFor the month of February, the LLCC Writing Center is highlighting writing in the field of history. We hope you will enjoy viewing our Padlet presentation and share it with your students.
The LLCC Writing Center helps students with any writing assignment for any class at any stage of the writing process. If you assign writing in the classes you teach, please let your students know that we are available for both face-to-face and virtual appointments. If the Writing Center can help you and your students with writing in your classes, we would love to hear from you.
Contact the Writing Center at 217-786-2341 or writing.center@llcc.edu, or check out our online resources like handouts and video tutorials.