Open House 3-6 p.m. today at LLCC-Medical District

LLCC-Medical District, 130 W. Mason St., will hold an Open House from 3-6 p.m. today.

LLCC-Medical District is now offering evening, general education courses leading to an associate degree, in addition to short-term training programs. Attendees at the open house can learn more and sign up for courses beginning this spring. Refreshments will be served.


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 Wednesday, Dec. 1. 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, Dec. 10.

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

LLCC’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, advised by Dr. Claire Gordon, sponsored a “Life Goes On” organ donation event Nov. 15. The evening presentation featured speakers Emily Reynolds, scholarship vice president for Phi Theta Kappa; Larry and Vivian Lefferts, parents of an organ donor; Kenzie Dowding, living organ donor; and Damarius Blanks of Life Goes On. Emily was interviewed by WICS. Damarius Banks; Larry and Vivian Lefferts; Kenzie Dowding with PTK members and advisors

Sheridan Lane, director, culinary program and operations, wrote today’s Epicuriosity 101 column, “Healthy habits for the holidays.” “

Workshop today: Commenting on Essays: Pedagogy Applied to Online Classes 

Commenting on Essays: Pedagogy Applied to Online Classes

Today, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Face-to-Face (Sangamon Hall, Room 0119) and Virtual (Zoom)

Karen Sisk, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, English

Registration link

After discussing an approach to commenting on student essays that emphasizes using those comments as a teaching tool, we will explore ways to deliver that information to students using technology in the online environment.

Current Online Faculty participating in the Online Proficiency Program can receive 1 point for successful completion of this workshop.

Today is Giving Day!

Giving Day November 16, 2021 LLCC’s annual Giving Day is today, Tuesday, Nov. 16. The purpose of this 24-hour day of giving is to advance the mission of the college while raising essential funds for our students.

Help us spread the word about LLCC Giving Day by promoting it on social media using the save-the-date image and #LLCCGivingDay.

Everyone is invited to participate in Giving Day and faculty and staff who donate will receive a sticker good for one jean’s day of their choice (supervisor permission is required). Your gift can be used for following:

  • The Pay It Forward student emergency assistance fund – provides things like bus passes, gas cards, rent and utilities payment for students who experience a catastrophic event.
  • The general scholarship fund – provides money for tuition and books.
  • Greatest need – funds will be used to upgrade technology, facilities and equipment among other things.

No amount is too small when pooled with other donations. Watch the Giving Day video to see how donations benefit our students.

COVID-19 vaccine and boosters available this morning

LLCC will host another COVID-19 vaccination clinic in A. Lincoln Commons today from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines will be available. If you received your first dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine held at our last vaccination clinic (Oct. 18 and 19), you can get your second dose to become fully vaccinated. No appointment is necessary to participate in this vaccination clinic; walk-ins are welcome. The Pfizer and Moderna booster shots are also available.  Please note that this clinic cannot provide the vaccination to children in the 5-11 year age group.

LLCC has extended the COVID-19 vaccination incentive for both employees and students through Nov. 30, 2021.

Open House tomorrow at LLCC-Medical District

LLCC will hold an Open House at its Medical District location, 130 W. Mason St., tomorrow afternoon from 3-6.

LLCC-Medical District is now offering evening, general education courses leading to an associate degree, in addition to short-term training programs. Attendees at the open house can learn more and sign up for courses beginning this spring. Refreshments will be served.

General education courses offered at LLCC-Medical District include Public Speaking, Introduction to Composition, Composition 101 and 102, Mathematics, Introduction to Logic and Introduction to Psychology.

Short-term training programs include Medical Assistant, CNA to Medical Assistant, Dental Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, Veterinary Assistant and ECG Technician.

No pre-registration is required for the Open House. More information is available at

Review the Internal Communications Matrix

Have you had a chance to review the recently created Internal Communications Matrix for employees yet? The Campus Climate Team’s Employee Satisfaction Workgroup encourages you to review the document, which was developed as a result of the Internal Information Distribution and Consumption Guidelines project. It provides a standardized institutional communication distribution guideline to help with understanding, participation in and effectiveness of internal communication processes.