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Lake Land College’s Alumni Association inducts four into the 2015 Distinguished Alumni Society

The Lake Land College Alumni Association recently inducted the Distinguished Alumni Society (DAS) Class of 2015.  The inductees were Wendy Greeson, Class of 1987, Hanover Park, Ill.; Brian Henningsen, Class of 1981, Atwood, Ill./Nashville, Tenn.; Mike Kallis, Class of 1985, Charleston, Ill.; and Ryan Montgomery, Class of 1993, Chesterfield, Mo. The Distinguished Alumni Society recognizes alumni who have utilized the Lake Land experience to make an imprint on his or her profession or community.


Effingham County Chamber of Commerce receives Lake Land College’s Business Partnership Award

The Lake Land College Board of Trustees awarded the 16th annual Business Partnership Award to the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce in recognition of its ongoing, exceptional partnership with the college.


Registration underway at Lake Land College for summer and fall

By following just a few simple steps, you can register for classes and be on your way to achieving a higher education through Lake Land College. Registration is underway, with summer classes beginning June 8. Fall semester classes begin Aug. 25.


Lake Land College honored for creating unique learning environments and expanding distance learning

Lake Land College has recently been honored and recognized for its innovative uses of technology to achieve first-rate student learning environments by e.Republic’s Center for Digital Education for the third year in a row. This year, the college ranks number six among mid-sized colleges nationally in the annual Digital Community Colleges Survey conducted by the Center for Digital Education, based in Sacramento, Calif. 


Secretary of State to award Lake Land College for organ donor drive

Secretary of State Jesse White will recognize Lake Land College for holding an organ/tissue donor drive on campus. White will present awards to organizers of the drive at a press conference and awards ceremony on Tuesday, April 21 at 1 p.m. in the Lake Land College Theater. 


Local junior high school students perform at Lake Land’s Johnston Music Festival

More than 130 students from 18 area junior high schools will participate in the Frances Watts Johnston Junior High Honors Band and Chorus Festival held at 6:30 p.m. on May 1 at Lake Land College in the Field House.


Lake Land College announces annual Outstanding Club Award winners

The Future Educators of America (FEA) received the Outstanding Club Award at the 2015 annual Lake Land College Club Recognition Luncheon held recently.


Lake Land College named top online medical billing and coding school

The Medical Coding Specialist Program at Lake Land College has been named number seven in the nation for the top online medical billing and coding certificate programs of 2015 by


Lake Land College invites local eateries to apply to be approved college caterer for special events

Auxiliary Services at Lake Land College invites area caterers to apply to become a Lake Land College Board of Trustee approved caterer for fiscal year 2016.


State forestry professional visits Lake Land College students, Tree Campus-USA committee

Jennifer Behnken, the SIU Urban and Community Forestry Coordinator, recently visited Lake Land College to consult the Tree Campus-USA committee in addition to giving a special presentation to science and humanities students.


Share your talent with Lake Land College’s Community and Professional Programs

Lake Land College Community and Professional Programs is now planning its Fall 2015 schedule and is looking for talented community members who have specific programs or talents to share with the public through short?term community education classes.


Lake Land College to host Auto Club Car Show and Stereo Competition

Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines and drive on over to Lake Land College’s Auto Club Car Show!


Lake Land College’s WLKL celebrates 40th anniversary

Lake Land College radio/TV broadcasting and announcing alumni descended on the Northwest Building to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the college’s student-ran radio station, WLKL-FM, 89.9 the Max Alternative.


Lake Land College offers Ag Institute I, II and III

Lake Land College Ag Institutes are designed for K-12 educators to learn the amazing impact agriculture has on our daily lives.  By touring agriculture businesses and farms, by meeting with industry professionals, and by engaging in hands-on activities, participants will gain first-hand knowledge they can share with their students as well as lesson plans relating to state of Illinois teaching standards.  Lake Land College agriculture instructors Jon Althaus, Ryan Orrick and Dyke Barkley will teach and organize the Ag Institute tours and stops.


Lake Land College recognizes donors, scholarship recipients at annual Foundation Scholarship Reception

Lake Land College recently held its annual Foundation Scholarship Reception recognizing scholarship recipients as well as the donors who contribute financially to scholarship funding. The Foundation Scholarship Reception gives students and donors a time to meet and get to know more about one another.


Lake Land College offers a variety of community courses this April and May

The Lake Land College office of Community and Professional Programs will offer several community courses throughout the months of April and May. Find a new hobby, brush up on a skill and have some fun with Lake Land College!


Lake Land College to host open house for adult learners

Lake Land College will host an open house for adult learners interested in returning to school to complete college and career goals.


Advisement for summer and fall registration underway at Lake Land College

It’s that time of the year for students to be thinking ahead for the summer and fall 2015 semesters at Lake Land College.


Lake Land College announces important graduation information

Graduation may seem far off, but it’s right around the corner at Lake Land College. Very important information for students and parents about graduation and preparing for graduation is as follows:


LLC, EIU agree to more student friendly reverse transfer process

Students who complete coursework at both Lake Land College and Eastern Illinois University now have a simpler way in which to combine their credits to earn an associate degree at Lake Land College.


Lake Land College cosmetology offers esthetics clinic during spring semester

Lake Land College’s Cosmetology Department will offer esthetic services throughout the spring semester and the clinic is now taking appointments.


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