LLCC Foundation presents at Stand Together Scholarship fundraiser

The LLCC Foundation presented at the Stand Together Scholarship fundraiser on Sunday, June 13 at Southwind Park. Established in 2020, the Stand Together Scholarship is a two-year, $8,000 scholarship and was established by friends who had a passion to make a difference. Michelle Burger, scholarship program and alumni services coordinator, and Kim Wilson, recruitment specialist, attended the event along with Kylana Moore, scholarship recipient. Michelle and Kylana spoke about the impact of the scholarship and how it ties to our LLCC mission. The fundraiser had 40 attendees and helped raise over $4,600 for the Stand Together scholarship fund.

Michelle Burger, Kylana Moore and Kim WilsonKylana Moore next to Stand Together Scholarship sign

In the news

Jolene Lamb, coordinator, LLCC Culinary Institute, demonstrated preparation of asparagus, snap pea and radish salad on the WICS Sunrise program June 17.

Welcome Dr. Kathy Freeman

Dr. Kathy M. Freeman joined LLCC on May 10 as adult education coordinator. She is a native of Chicago and has served as an educator, license school counselor, case manager and private consultant for Chicago Public Schools. She has also served as an instructor at Elgin Community College, Tolten Adult Education Center and the YMCA of Chicago as well as an academic advisor at Malcom X College in Chicago. Dr. Freeman earned a doctorate degree in adult and higher education from Northern Illinois University. She also holds master’s degrees in educational psychology and school counseling as well as a bachelor’s degree in human services from National Louis University. She has been recognized with numerous awards for her academic achievements and commitment to serve her community.

Dr. Freeman can be reached at or 217-786-2875. Welcome!

Kahoot! EDU Summit June 16-17

The Kahoot! EDU Summit, which begins today at 11 a.m., is a free virtual professional development event that shares information and tips on how to prepare a future-proof toolkit for coming back to the classroom. Sessions are designed for teachers of all levels, technology specialists and school leaders. Recordings of the sessions will be available to those who register.

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Congratulations Leslie Catalano

Please help us congratulate Leslie Catalano, assistant professor of nursing, and her husband on the birth of their new son, Lucas John who was born on May 1. Congratulations to the Catalano family!