Lincoln Land Community College Foundation: Your Gift. Their Reward.
We believe in the power of education. From providing hundreds of scholarships to enhancing the learning and working environment with important programs, classroom resources, furnishings and equipment, the Foundation makes a difference at LLCC.
Through the Foundation, donors can take pride in fostering the growth of a student, facilitating the work of a faculty member, or advancing arts and culture and academic and workforce programs.
The 2017 LLCC Foundation Gala was held Saturday May 6, 2017 with more than 250 guests helping celebrate the college's 50th anniversary! The elegant 60s inspired event featured our outstanding students sharing their culinary and musical talents!
Our thanks to Premier sponsor United Community Bank, and our other generous sponsors and supporters. Community support helps make the evening glittering, glamourous and a terrific success for our students...thank you!
Beth Hoffmann, Professor, Communication, was awarded the 2017 Drs. Raymond and Ann Pearson Master Teacher Award at the college's annual faculty and staff recognition ceremony on Thursday, May 11. Hoffmann has worked at the college 23 years, 18 of which as a full-time instructor.
Beth is a community college graduate, holding an associate in arts degree from Richland Community College. She completed her bachelor's degree at Sangamon State University, now the University of Illinois at Springfield, in 1989, and her master's degree in communication from UIS in 1997.
Beth has been a two-time finalist for the award. Among the finalists for this year's award were Diana Coffman, Professor, Biology; Mark Hardiman, Professor, Theatre; Natasha Trame, Associate Professor, Psychology; and Beth Wiediger, Professor, Psychology
Fifteen eligible nominations were received for this year's award. The Pearsons were longtime Springfield physicians and made the award possible through a generous contribution to the LLCC Foundation. The award annually recognizes an exceptional full-time, faculty member for his or her professional contributions to LLCC.
For more information on the Pearson Master Teacher award, stop by the LLCC Foundation, Level one, Menard Hall room 1214, call 786-2785 or e-mail LLCCFoundation@llcc.edu.