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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.

LLCC-Jacksonville to host financial aid events

LLCC-Jacksonville, 32 N. Central Park Plaza, will host upcoming events to assist high school seniors and their parents/guardians in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Events are scheduled for Oct. 12, Nov. 16 and Dec. 7 from 3-7 p.m.

An online registration form and more information on documents to bring to the event are available at Registration is also available by calling 217-243-6699.

Current LLCC students who will be attending college next year are invited to attend as well. Prospective students may also take a tour of the facilities and get assistance with enrollment steps.

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Nancy Sweet, dean, Workforce Institute at LLCC, wrote the essay “Line Worker Rodeo and Career Expo highlight jobs in the trades.” for the State Journal-Register Sept. 18. The essay highlights the upcoming Line Worker Rodeo and Career Expo Sept. 28.

Jamil Steele, director, adult education and literacy, was interviewed Friday, Sept. 16, by WTAX about Adult Education and Family Literacy Week and the need for and value of literacy volunteers.

Tisha Miller, enrollment coordinator, LLCC-Taylorville and Litchfield, was interviewed Sept. 16 for the Friday Night Rivals football game featuring Taylorville and Mt. Zion High Schools and broadcast on The CW23.

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Ron Riggle, athletic director and head baseball coach, was interviewed for a story in the State Journal-Register sports section Sept. 15 about the passing of Dick Dhabalt, LLCC’s first athletic director, coach and a founding faculty member. Also interviewed for the story were Claude Kracik, who succeeded Dhabalt as baseball coach, and former baseball players Rick Montooth and Brian Pesko.

He was also interviewed Wednesday by the Philadelphia Inquirer regarding former LLCC Logger Nick Maton who now plays for the Philadelphia Phillies.

Book cover "The Routledge Handbook of Media Education Futures Post-Pandemic"Dr. Natasha Casey, assistant professor of communication, has had her research published in two recent books by Routledge:

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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.