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For the Media - Lake Land College, Mattoon Illinois Welcome to LLC!

About LLC

Founded 1966

Type

Public community college offering career programs that lead to immediate employment, transfer programs that lead to a baccalaureate degree, liberal arts, adult education, special job training and retraining programs.



Student Profile

8,200 students from across East Central Illinois, average age 26, 53% female, 47% male



Faculty

The faculty have received numerous state and national awards for excellence in teaching.



Special Programs

Phi Theta Kappa, Learning Assistance Centers, GED classes and literacy services, John Deere Ag Tech program, Counselor/Coordinator of Student Accommodations, Career Services, Physical Therapist Assistant program and more.



Campus

The 308-acre campus hosts nine major buildings plus six supportive buildings, two campus ponds, a 160-acre agriculture land laboratory, computer labs, CAD lab, child care lab, cosmetology clinic and a dental clinic. The library provides access to books, magazines and several electronic databases. Classes are offered at the Kluthe Center in Effingham, Workforce Development Center in Mattoon, Western Region Center in Pana, Eastern Region Center at the Forsythe Building in Marshall, on the Internet and at many off campus locations including 16 Department of Corrections facilities. 



Location

5001 Lake Land Blvd. (U.S. Route 45), Mattoon, Illinois, near the junction of Interstate 57, exit 184 and U.S. Route 45. College district - 4,000 square miles with a population of 203,000. 180 miles to Chicago, 127 to St. Louis, 45 to Champaign-Urbana and 10 to Eastern Illinois University - Charleston.



Intercollegiate Athletics

Member, National Junior College Athletic Association, Men's sports - baseball, basketball. Women's sports - basketball, softball, volleyball. Men and women’s sports – cheerleading. 



International Students

Lake Land has more than 60 international students representing 25 different countries.



Online Students

Lake Land has the fourth highest enrollment of online students among all colleges in the state, offering more than 150 courses that have been developed by faculty.



Accreditation

The Higher Learning Commission; Member - North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, Illinois 60602 - Phone: (312) 263-0456, National League for Nursing, American Dental Association and Commission for Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education, Cosmetology – State of Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, the National Phlebotomy Association and Automotive Service Excellence Master Certified. Approved as a Class I Community College by Illinois Community College Board and Illinois State Board of Higher Education.



School Colors

Red and Black



Nickname

Lakers



School Fight Song

Make way for the Lakers now
our champions we do cheer.
We've played the game,
we've earned the name
our foes we do not fear.
So, raise up your voice in praise
let's shout for victory.
The Lakers are best
forget all the rest.
To Lake Land our loyalty
LAK-ERS!






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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
Office: Bookstore - 12




Logos

Lake Land College logo guidelines
Lake Land College downloadable logos



News Releases

01/29/15
Lake Land College plans area high school visits

01/29/15
Lake Land College seeks judges for regional science fair

01/29/15
Lake Land College’s Adult Ed offers free welding in Marshall and Pana

01/30/15
Mod II GED orientations scheduled through Lake Land College

02/03/15
Lake Land College offers continuing education seminar for dental professionals

02/04/15
Lake Land College to host Eastern Illinois Foodbank Foodmobile

02/05/15
Lake Land College’s Center for Business and Industry offers manufacturing skills certificate, information sessions scheduled

02/12/15
Lake Land College’s Student Government to host annual Day of Service

02/12/15
Lake Land College’s Center for Business and Industry offers leadership series

02/12/15
WYSE Competition held at Lake Land College

02/12/15
Lake Land College to host Muntu Dance Theatre Company

02/13/15
Lake Land College alumni invited to attend WLKL’s 40th anniversary celebration

02/17/15
Lake Land College Board honors Shimkus for outstanding leadership

02/19/15
Lake Land College Adult Ed plans orientation for free BNA classes

02/26/15
Lake Land College Adult Ed offers free computer classes

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