Lincoln Land Community College http://wuis.org en Ex-Offenders Get Job-Ready At DOC Opportunity Expo http://wuis.org/post/ex-offenders-get-job-ready-doc-opportunity-expo <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In Illinois, 25,000 men and women are released from state prisons each year. Ideally, that means 25,000 people entering the job market. But Illinois already has higher-than-average unemployment, and a criminal record can make it even harder to find work. That's why the Illinois Department of Corrections is trying to lend a hand to ex-offenders through a series of specialized events.</p><p></p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 17:06:20 +0000 Hannah Meisel 27014 at http://wuis.org Ex-Offenders Get Job-Ready At DOC Opportunity Expo Interview: Lincoln Land Community College President Charlotte Warren http://wuis.org/post/interview-lincoln-land-community-college-president-charlotte-warren <p>When the Crown III coal mine south of Springfield recently closed, <a href="http://www.llcc.edu/">Lincoln Land Community College </a>stepped in. The school's truck driver training has offered special classes to displaced workers.&nbsp; President Charlotte Warren says the classes are full, although more could be held. &nbsp;<br /> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 15:46:00 +0000 Sean Crawford 17532 at http://wuis.org Interview: Lincoln Land Community College President Charlotte Warren LLCC Foundation Launches $2.5M Endowment Fund Campaign http://wuis.org/post/llcc-foundation-launches-25m-endowment-fund-campaign <p></p><p>The Lincoln Land Community College Foundation has launched a $2.5 million fundraising campaign following an increase of requests from students needing support for costs associated with college.</p><p>Any interest the endowment fund generates will go toward scholarships for students and other campus priorities.</p><p>LLCC Foundation Director Karen Sanders says she wants the campaign to reach its goal by the 50 year anniversary of the college, May 2017.</p><p><strong>(<a href="http://www.growbeyond-llcc.org/">CLICK HERE</a> to learn more about the campaign)</strong></p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 17:33:34 +0000 Peter Gray 8648 at http://wuis.org LLCC Foundation Launches $2.5M Endowment Fund Campaign