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Earn a certificate or degree tuition free at Lake Land College

July 30, 2014
Lake Land College is offering the opportunity of a lifetime with its Work and Learn program! 

With Work and Learn, the college will provide a complete tuition waiver opportunity to adults who are currently unemployed or underemployed in order for them to earn a career certificate or associate degree.  

Students who are accepted into the Work and Learn program will work 10 hours per week on-campus in a designated position and in turn, receive a full tuition waiver to attend Lake Land full-time. Students enrolled in the program will gain employment knowledge and skills that will help them transition into the workforce while earning a degree or certificate. 

Requirements for the Work and Learn students are as follows.  Students must:
•    reside in the Lake Land College district; 
•    be 24 years of age or older; 
•    have a high school diploma or GED; and
•    earned less than 30 credit hours OR have not taken a college credit class within the past 5 years.  

To apply for this opportunity, applicants must complete the application and submit it to the Student Assistance Specialist in the Counseling Services Department along with the Lake Land College Intent to Enroll form which can be found online at http://www.lakeland.cc.il.us/ss/ar/admissions.  Students will be required to complete the FAFSA prior to beginning the work assignment. 

Students needing assistance applying for this program should contact the Student Assistance Specialist at 217-234-5473, or stop by Counseling or Career Services in the Luther Student Center on campus.

 



Media Contacts

Jennifer Forneris
Media Specialist
217-234-5408
jforneris@lakeland.cc.il.us
Office: Bookstore - 12

Kelly Allee
Director of Communications and Creative Services
217-234-5215
kallee@lakeland.cc.il.us
Office: Bookstore - 11

Paula Rosine
Graphic Designer
217-234-5265
prosine@lakeland.cc.il.us
Office: Bookstore - 12

Megan Nelson
Assistant to the Director of Communications and Creative Services
217-234-5233
mnelson@lakeland.cc.il.us
Office: Bookstore - 12

Jenny Osborn
Graphic Specialist
217-234-5233
jkovacik@lakeland.cc.il.us
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News Releases

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Non-traditional Lake Land College student returns to school for better future

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08/20/14
Lake Land College closes successful federal grant project

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Lake Land College expands Basic Nursing Assistant Program to Effingham

08/21/14
Lake Land College ranks well in national community college listing

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Lake Land College offers a variety of community courses this September

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Lake Land College library to host presentation on K-12 learning standards

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Lake Land College welcomes new admissions representatives

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08/29/14
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Lake Land College announces summer graduates

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Lake Land College honors Glazebrook with Exemplary Trustee Award

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Lake Land College’s Adult Ed enrolling for Mod II classes

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Lake Land College to host Illinois Regional College Fair and Career Day

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Lake Land College Community Choir begins rehearsals this month

09/09/14
Lake Land College receives Effingham County Chamber Member of the Month Award

09/12/14
Lake Land College Honors Program now open to all degree-seeking students

09/15/14
Lake Land College announces local Financial Aid Nights this fall

09/16/14
Lake Land College completes successful FY14 grant cycle


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