Home - News & Media - Past News Stories August 2014Aug 27, 2014Governor Quinn Announces $3.8 Million Investment in Lewis and Clark Community CollegeIllinois Gov. Pat Quinn visited the main campus of Lewis and Clark Community College in Godfrey on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 to announce capital funding which allow the college to replace two aging, temporary buildings on campus, Montessori Childcare and a maintenance building, and also further sustainability initiatives with a storm water control project. Aug 25, 2014L&C’s Green Commitments Pave Way for New PartnershipsL&C is dedicated to reaching the goal of campus carbon neutrality by 2058. The college has recently forged some new green partnerships as a way to advance its commitment to sustainability.Aug 22, 2014Real Estate Classes Being Offered this FallLewis and Clark Community College is meeting the changes in the real estate field by offering classes to help individuals enter that career field as brokers.Aug 21, 2014Seven New Faculty Members Join Lewis and ClarkSeven new full-time faculty members recently joined Lewis and Clark Community College. Faculty in-service week is going on now, and classes begin on Aug. 25.Aug 21, 2014Roadways, Parking Restricted Friday through WeekendSeveral parking lots and roadways on Lewis and Clark Community College’s Godfrey campus will be closed this week for asphalt treatment.Aug 19, 2014RiverBend Children’s Choir Calls for Young SingersRiverBend Children’s Choir at Lewis and Clark Community College is inviting young singers to join for the new season starting this fall semester.Aug 19, 2014L&C Organ Spectacular V to Highlight Local OrganistsJoin Lewis and Clark Community College’s Music Department once again as they present area organists showcasing their talents at the Organ Spectacular Concert, at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 15 in the Benjamin Godfrey Memorial Chapel.Aug 18, 2014Score College Swag and Lunch During Y98’s College CrashersY98 College Crashers will be visiting L&C Aug. 27 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Students will have the chance win giveaways, eat free food and enjoy live music.Aug 2, 2014Area Youth Volunteer for YouthBuild Hunterstown CleanupLewis and Clark Community College’s Building Futures: YouthBuild program called volunteers to help them clean up the Hunterstown neighborhood in Alton, Illinois, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1. See photos from the event.July 2014Jul 28, 2014WLCA 89.9-FM Hosts Local High School Students during Annual Radio CampAlton High School student Logan Phillips prepares to go on-air during Radio Camp as his fellow classmates, from left, Nicole Matis and J.T. Ammonette, and WLCA Music Director Randy Kinnikin, right, look on. Jul 25, 2014Volunteers Needed to Help YouthBuild Clean Up the Hunterstown Neighborhood in AltonLewis and Clark Community College’s YouthBuild students are calling for volunteers to help them clean up the Hunterstown neighborhood in Alton, Illinois, starting at 10 a.m. Friday, August 1.Jul 25, 2014L&C Vets Club to Host KSHE95 Blood Drive Aug. 1-2Roll up your sleeves with the home of Real Rock Radio, KSHE95, and the Lewis and Clark Community College Veterans Club this August, and donate blood to help the American Red Cross save lives.Jul 23, 2014IGEN Electric Vehicle Road Trip Creates Partnerships and Advances EV Deployment in IllinoisThe Illinois Green Economy Network, alongside the Office of Governor Pat Quinn, recently completed a more than 500-mile journey to advocate electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure and raise range awareness.Jul 11, 2014YouthBuild Celebrates Students during Transition CeremonyTwenty-two students from the spring 2014 cohort of the Building Futures: YouthBuild AmeriCorps program participated in their Transition Ceremony on June 26 after completing Phase I of the program.June 2014Jun 25, 2014Explore New Media Technologies and Bring Ideas to Life via Social Media at Lewis and ClarkThis fall, Lewis and Clark Community College is launching its New Media Technologies program, which will give students hands-on experience with a variety of cutting-edge technology, including digital music/video production, broadcasting, film, app design, print design and video game creation. Jun 17, 2014IGEN’s EV Road Trip Event Takes Off June 23 with Additional Participants, SponsorsThe Illinois Green Economy Network’s Electric Vehicle Road Trip will take off next week with additional participants and sponsors. Jun 10, 2014L&C and IGEN to Embark on a Statewide EV Road TripIGEN, a consortium of Illinois community colleges, and Lewis and Clark are preparing to embark on a statewide electronic vehicle road trip from June 23-25 that will arrive at L&C on June 23 at approximately 4:15 p.m.Jun 10, 2014Increase Mobility and Flexibility with CCL Swim ClassCorporate and Community Learning is offering two upcoming sessions of its Arthritis Exercise swim class this summer.Jun 4, 2014L&C Adding Health Information and Medical Coding ProgramLewis and Clark Community College is expanding its curriculum this fall to include a degree in Health Information and Medical Coding and a Certificate of Proficiency in Medical Coding. Jun 3, 2014Prepare to ‘Bee-Dazzled’ at Lewis and Clark’s Summer Garden ShowBeginning this weekend, Lewis and Clark Community College’s Monticello Sculpture Gardens will be a buzz with “Bee-Dazzled,” a 2014 summer garden show aimed at attracting docile, but hard-working, native pollinators.Jun 3, 2014MCUL Announces Cancellation of June 7 Celebrity Basketball TournamentDue to a number of scheduled events that will compete with the planned June 7 Celebrity Basketball Tournament, the Madison County Urban League has announced that it has decided to postpone the event. Jun 2, 2014Enroll to Find Out if a Career in Nursing is Right for YouL&C is currently enrolling students for NURS 129: Preparation for ADN Education, which serves as an introductory course for the college’s Nursing program. It will run from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. June 9-12. Interested students should enroll now by calling (618) 468-2222.Jun 2, 2014Lewis and Clark Community College Releases Spring Honors ListsStudents earning a cumulative grade point average of 3.75 or higher out of a possible 4.0 are named to the President’s List. Those students earning a grade point average between 3.25 and 3.74 are recognized each semester on the Dean’s List. (For more specifications, visit the college’s online catalog at http://catalog.lc.edu.) May 2014May 30, 2014L&C Announces 2014 GraduatesLewis and Clark Community College’s 43rd annual Commencement ceremony celebrated the achievements of more than 850 graduates on May 14, 2014 in the Hatheway Cultural Center. May 23, 2014CCL’s College for Kids Program Celebrates 25 Years of FunLewis and Clark Community College’s Corporate and Community Learning division is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its College for Kids program.May 20, 2014Learn Basic Auto Maintenance and Small Engine Repair this Summer with CCLLewis and Clark Community College’s Corporate and Community Learning division has two upcoming offerings designed to save people money on repair bills by teaching them how to do basic auto maintenance and small engine repair on their own.May 19, 2014L&C Celebrates Graduates During 43rd Annual CommencementLewis and Clark Community College’s 43rd annual Commencement ceremony celebrated the achievements of more than 850 graduates on May 14, 2014 in the Hatheway Cultural Center. Photos from before, after and during the ceremony are available in high resolution on Flickr.May 16, 2014Lewis and Clark Invites Retirees to ’Homecoming’ Celebration to Commence its 45th YearLewis and Clark Community College and the Lewis and Clark Community College Foundation invite all Lewis and Clark retirees from the past 44 years to join in a “homecoming” celebration to kick off its 45th year.May 16, 2014Summer Painting Classes Offer Creative Outlets for AdultsAdults are invited to express themselves creatively during summer painting classes, which are being offered by Lewis and Clark Community College’s Corporate and Community Learning division.May 13, 2014Dual Credit Program Announces National Re-accreditationLewis and Clark Community College’s dual credit program, also known as High School Partnership, has earned national re-accreditation from the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP).May 9, 2014Paul B. Hanks Dental Clinic Offers Low-Cost, High Quality Services for CommunityLewis and Clark Community College’s Paul B. Hanks Dental Clinic recently revamped its prices, and now offers quality preventive dental care at an even lower cost to patients.May 9, 2014First L&C Dental Student to Attend ADHA National SessionLewis and Clark Community College Dental Hygiene student Lauren Michelle Kelly, 23, of Brighton, is the first in the history of the program to be selected as a district student delegate to attend the American Dental Hygienists Association (ADHA) Annual Session.May 8, 2014CCL Instructor Invited to Train the Trainers this SummerAssociate Director of Safety Programs Greg Bock has been invited to be a trainer at the 2014 Community College Consortium for Health and Safety Training Train-the-Trainer Course this summer.May 8, 2014Lewis and Clark Welcomes New Student TrusteeIn some ways Stephanie “Stevi” Johnson didn’t really decide to pursue a career in nursing. Instead, she believes nursing chose her. After surviving a nearly fatal bus accident in the fall of 2007, Johnson realized during her extensive recovery that she was meant to be a nurse.May 7, 201443rd Annual Commencement to Honor More Than 850 GraduatesLewis and Clark Community College will celebrate the academic achievements of more than 850 graduates at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, in the Hatheway Cultural Center’s Ann Whitney Olin Theatre. Illinois Senator Andy Manar, of the 48th Legislative District, will deliver this year’s Commencement address.April 2014Apr 30, 2014Real Estate Classes Offered this Summer SemesterLewis and Clark Community College is meeting the changes in the real estate field by offering classes to help individuals enter that career field as brokers.Apr 24, 2014Recycle Your eWaste with Lewis and Clark April 25 and 26 Lewis and Clark Community College’s Office of Sustainability, along with CJD e-Cycling and the Riverbend Growth Association (RBGA), is hosting a community eWaste drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, April 25, and Saturday, April 26, in the Tolle Lane parking lot across from L&C’s Godfrey campus. Apr 22, 2014Lewis and Clark Spring Concert to Offer HopeThe Lewis and Clark Concert Choir and Limited Edition will present their spring choral concert, “Hang In… Hang On,” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 5 in the Ann Whitney Olin Theatre on Lewis and Clark Community College’s Godfrey campus.Apr 15, 2014L&C Student Wins First Place in National Singing CompetitionLewis and Clark Community College voice student Tyler Ciesler, of Alton, recently won first class in the College Upper Class Men’s division of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) classical voice competition.Apr 15, 2014Sec. of State Jesse White Visits L&C Campus to Educate, Register New Organ and Tissue DonorsIllinois Secretary of State Jesse White visited Lewis and Clark Community College’s Godfrey campus on Tuesday, April 15 to promote the statewide “Be a Hero” campaign and spread awareness about organ and tissue donation.Apr 10, 2014New Course Prepping Students for General Education MathLewis and Clark is now offering an alternative course that will save many students who test into developmental math both time and money toward their degree.Apr 7, 2014Secretary of State Jesse White Plans Visit L&C to Spread Organ Donor AwarenessIllinois Secretary of State Jesse White will be visiting Lewis and Clark Community College’s Godfrey campus at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 15, to announce the Be a Hero! Donor Awareness Campaign. Apr 4, 2014Make Mom a Sweet Treat during “Mom & Me” Cake Decorating CourseExpert cake decorator Michelle Davenport, of Sweet Indulgences, will lead CCL's upcoming cake decorating course, “Mom & Me,” which will take place from 6-8 p.m. Monday, May 5. Apr 4, 2014L&C Fire Science Instructor Shawn Bloemker Recognized by Illinois Fire Science InstituteThe Illinois Fire Science Institute (IFSI) recently recognized Lewis and Clark Community College Corporate and Community Learning Fire Science Instructor Shawn Bloemker for developing a Fire Behavior and Smoke class.Apr 2, 2014L&C Announces New Date for A Musical Night Out at the Jacoby Arts Center Lewis and Clark Community College music students and faculty will perform alongside community musicians during “A Night Out at Jacoby Arts Center” at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 3. Jacoby Arts Center is located at 627 East Broadway in Alton.Apr 2, 2014L&C Streamlines Scholarship Application ProcessLewis and Clark Community College has made applying for scholarships easier than ever by offering a singular website where potential recipients can view and search scholarships by keyword and apply for them directly.Apr 1, 2014Enjoy a Variety of Music with Lewis and Clark this SpringThe Music Department at Lewis and Clark Community College has several concerts this April, including A Night Out at Jacoby Art Center and a Steel Band Concert.March 2014Mar 31, 2014L&C Nursing Group Serves More than 300 Patients in Rural Guatemalan Clinic over Alternative Spring BreakThis spring break, seven L&C students, two registered nurses and two administrators traveled to Guatemala, in partnership with the Mustard Seed Peace Project, to establish a rural health clinic to serve the small, rural village of Virginia. Mar 28, 2014High Schools Compete in L&C’s 7th Annual Trebuchet ContestSee a preview of photos from this year's Trebuchet competition.Mar 24, 2014Student Art Exhibition Starts April 11 in Hatheway GalleryLewis and Clark Community College’s Annual Student Art Exhibition will be on display in the Hatheway Cultural Center Art Gallery from April 11-25.Mar 14, 2014Lewis and Clark Hosting Job Fair on April 2Job Seekers Encouraged to Bring Resume; Come Prepared to InterviewMar 14, 2014L&C Family Health Clinic Features Affordable Care Act Certified Application CounselorNot only is the Lewis and Clark Family Health Clinic certified with the Affordable Care Act, but also now has a certified application counselor (CAC) on staff to help district families work through the insurance buying process.Mar 14, 2014L&C Hosts HCCTP Statewide Coordinators MeetingLewis and Clark Community College Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP) Coordinator Jeremy Elledge, left, and L&C Associate Dean of Adult Education Val Harris listen to HCCTP Director Tod Rowe as he leads the HCCTP Statewide Coordinators Meeting, which was held at the new St. Pat's Annex of L&C’s Community Learning Center in Alton. Mar 13, 2014Lewis and Clark/Phillips66 Host NAPTA ExpoDave Young, director of sales with Simtronics, shows Dale Hagan, facilities supervisor at Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals (foreground), a simulation program for process industries during the Lewis and Clark Community College/Phillips 66 North American Process Technology Alliance (NAPTA) Midwest Training Expo on the college’s N.O. Nelson Campus in Edwardsville on Thursday. Mar 13, 2014Rocky Fork Exhibit has been Infused into L&C Curriculum “Let the Church Say Amen: Rocky Fork Church in Voice and Vision,” a historical multimedia exhibit in Hatheway Cultural Center Gallery at Lewis and Clark Community College, has been infused into L&C’s curriculum by several faculty members. The exhibit is open to the public daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. until March 21.Mar 12, 2014Many Community College Grads Earn More than Those with Bachelor’s DegreesNearly 30 percent of Americans with associate degrees earn more money than those with bachelor’s degrees, according to Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce. In fact, on average, community college graduates right out of school earn more than graduates of four-year universities.Mar 11, 2014Career Services Seeking Professional Clothing DonationsLewis and Clark’s Career and Employment Services is looking for professional clothing donations to stock its new Career Closet and help students find jobs and internships in their fields.Mar 10, 2014CCL Swim Classes Empowered Alton Man to Conquer His Biggest FearLewis and Clark Community College Corporate and Community Learning swim student Billy Williams, of Alton, spent most of his life terrified of water. When he was 9 years old, he watched his older brother, Jimmy Williams, drown during a camping trip.Mar 10, 2014Lewis and Clark/Phillips66 Hosting NAPTA Expo March 12-14Lewis and Clark Community College and Phillips66 will play host to the North American Process Technology Alliance (NAPTA) Midwest Training Expo on the college’s N.O. Nelson Campus this spring.Mar 7, 2014College for Kids Expand Spring Offerings to Engage Minds and AppetitesLewis and Clark Community College’s Corporate and Community Learning division is adding art and cooking to its College for Kids after school offerings this spring.Mar 7, 2014L&C Group Spending Spring Break Establishing Rural Health Clinic in Central AmericaThis spring break, seven L&C students, two registered nurses and two administrators are traveling to Guatemala, in partnership with the Mustard Seed Peace Project, to help others who are less fortunate.Mar 5, 2014Students Design and Build PavilionA new pavilion outside Reid was constructed in December, and the story behind it is as unique as the structure itself.Mar 5, 2014Students Design, Build, Play and Display GuitarsJimi Hendrix had “Betty Jean,” B.B. King has “Lucille,” and Eddie Van Halen made magical music history with his very own “FrankenStrat.” Mar 5, 2014L&C Hosting Illinois College Exposition on March 11 Lewis and Clark Community College will welcome various colleges and universities, proprietary schools and armed forces during the upcoming Illinois College Exposition (ICE).February 2014Feb 27, 2014L&C Auto Technician Training Program Receives Reaccreditation from the NATEFAfter conducting an on-site evaluation, the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation has concluded that Lewis and Clark Community College’s Automotive Technology program continues to meet the requirements for NATEF Master Automobile Service Technology accreditation. Feb 27, 2014Students, Find Your Dream Transfer School March 5Lewis and Clark Community College will once again welcome more than 35 college and military representatives looking to recruit students from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wed., March 5 in The Commons for Spring Transfer Day 2014.Feb 27, 2014L&C March Music Calendar to include Spring Choral Pops and Fat Tuesday ConcertsThe Music Department at Lewis and Clark Community College will present several concerts this March, including the Spring Choral Pops Concert and a Fat Tuesday concert.Feb 27, 2014L&C Presents 10th Annual Women’s History Month PresentationLewis and Clark Community College’s 10th annual Women’s History Month presentation, “Wise Women: The Strength Behind the Founding Families,” will take place at noon on Wednesday, March 5, in Ringhausen Music Building Atrium. Feb 26, 2014Lewis and Clark Music Student to Hold Piano Recital Lewis and Clark music student Emily Bernhard will present her High School Senior Recital at 2 p.m. March 9 at the Faith Baptist Church, located at 7505 N. Humbert Road in Godfrey. Feb 26, 2014L&C Sustainability Dashboards Help Make Progress Toward Campus Carbon NeutralityLewis and Clark recently installed two dashboards on the Godfrey campus that allow students, faculty, staff and the general public to view real-time energy usage data for each metered building on campus.Feb 24, 2014Women Invited to Enter the World of Welding at L&CLewis and Clark Community College’s Corporate and Community Learning division is offering females the chance to explore the world of welding this March. Feb 24, 2014Don’t Miss These New Professional Opportunities at L&CCCL has five upcoming offerings designed to help working professionals enhance their skill set to be more effective on the job.Feb 20, 2014Rocky Fork Community Celebrated During Exhibit Opening“Let the Church Say Amen: Rocky Fork Church in Voice and Vision,” a historical multimedia exhibit, opened Feb. 12 in the Hatheway Cultural Center Gallery at Lewis and Clark Community College. Feb 20, 2014L&C Releases Fall 2013 Honors ListsLewis and Clark Community College has released its lists of honor students for the Fall 2013 semester.Feb 10, 2014Illinois RiverWatch Offering Training Workshops for Volunteers Across the StateThe Illinois RiverWatch Network is offering Illinois residents the chance to train to become citizen scientists.Feb 4, 2014YouthBuild Program Welcomes New Construction TrainerLewis and Clark Community College’s newest construction trainer in the Building Futures: YouthBuild AmeriCorps program, Marlon Jones, enjoys sharing his skills with others.Feb 4, 2014L&C Kicks Off its 2014 RecycleMania Recycling CompetitionLewis and Clark Community College has successfully kicked off its participation in the 2014 RecycleMania tournament, the national competition in which college campuses compete over the course of eight weeks to see which institution can reduce, reuse and recycle the most on-campus waste.January 2014Jan 31, 2014Swing into Spring at L&C with CCL Dance ClassesLewis and Clark Community College’s Corporate and Community Learning division has two upcoming dance classes for beginners.Jan 30, 2014L&C Diversity Council Calendar has Something for EveryoneLewis and Clark Community College’s Diversity Council has crafted a schedule of events for the spring semester that has something for everyone. Jan 30, 2014Upcoming L&C Exhibit to Shed Light on Rocky Fork CommunityLewis and Clark Community College’s upcoming Rocky Fork Exhibit will be an exciting, multimedia learning experience for students and community members alike.Jan 29, 2014Recyclers Help Disabled Veterans’ Dreams Come True with L&C’s Dream MachineRecycling in the Dream Machine, located at Lewis and Clark Community College in Grand Central by the L&C Bookstore, now helps military veterans realize their dreams.Jan 29, 2014L&C to Recognize African Americans During Black History MonthIn honor of Black History Month, Lewis and Clark Community College will be hosting a diverse variety of events and activities in February. All are open to the public and free of charge, unless otherwise noted.Jan 28, 2014Alton Area Tax Project Supports Free Tax Services for Low Income FamiliesFree tax services will be available Feb. 1-April 15 for low-income area families through the Alton Area Tax Project.Jan 28, 2014Register Now for Mid-Spring Classes at Lewis and ClarkEven though the spring semester has already begun, prospective students have a second chance to enroll for classes without having to wait until summer or fall.Jan 27, 2014Peter Hussey Nominated for ICCTA Outstanding Faculty Member AwardPeter Hussey has been nominated for the Illinois Community College Trustees Association (ICCTA) 2014 Outstanding Faculty Member Award.Jan 24, 2014Don’t Miss the Many Opportunities to Enjoy Music at L&C this FebruaryLewis and Clark Community College’s Music Department will kick off the 2014 spring semester with several upcoming concerts in February.Jan 24, 2014Expand Computer Skills through Basic and Intermediate CCL Offerings Not tech savvy? Don’t worry. Lewis and Clark Community College’s Corporate and Community Learning division has upcoming offerings focused on affordable training in a wide variety of computer-related topics.Jan 17, 2014Begin a Journey to a Successful Career in Travel and TourismLewis and Clark Community College’s Corporate and Community Learning division has some upcoming courses designed to help professionals embark on a journey to a successful career in travel and tourism. Jan 15, 2014L&C to Offer Pell Grants to University Graduates Who Are Seeking RetrainingReturning students who have previous degrees may soon be eligible for Federal Pell Grants to help pay for career retraining or certificate programs at Lewis and Clark Community College.Jan 10, 2014Children Invited to Join RiverBend Children’s ChoirRiverBend Children’s Choir is inviting young singers to join for its new season.Jan 9, 2014L&C to Offer Students Free Financial Literacy TrainingEight area banks have joined forces with Lewis and Clark Community College to bring financial education to L&C students during Spring Semester 2014.Jan 8, 2014Recycle Your E-Waste with L&C Jan. 17-18Lewis and Clark Community College’s Office of Sustainability, along with CJD E-Cycling and the Riverbend Growth Association (RBGA), is hosting a community E-Waste drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, and Saturday, Jan. 18, in the Tolle Lane parking lot across from L&C’s Godfrey campus. Jan 6, 2014College Will Reopen TuesdayLewis and Clark Community College plans to re-open all campuses on Tuesday, Jan. 7 for regularly scheduled hours.December 2013Dec 20, 2013L&C Education Gives the Best Gift: EmploymentRecent Process Operations Technology graduate Joseph Highsmith, of East Alton, is living his dream thanks to the education he received at Lewis and Clark Community College. He begins a new job as an operator in training at Phillips 66 Jan. 6.Dec 20, 2013Three Real Estate Brokerage Classes Offered Spring Semester Lewis and Clark Community College is meeting the changes in the real estate field by offering the classes to help individuals enter the career field as a broker – no longer an agent. Dec 18, 2013Lewis and Clark Now Offers Certificate in Smart Grid TechnologyLewis and Clark Community College now offers a Certificate of Completion in Smart Grid Technology, which provides students with a basic foundation in computer networking, renewable energy technology, power transmission and distribution, and energy efficient buildings.Dec 18, 2013L&C Library Utilizes Grant to Stock Shelves with Military and Veteran Themed Books Available to All District ResidentsMore than 200 military and veteran themed books and videos are now available in the Reid Memorial Library at Lewis and Clark Community College because of a recently awarded “Back to Books” grant.Dec 17, 2013Get Ready for 89 Hours of Christmas, Starting Dec. 19Get into the giving spirit Dec. 19-23 with “College Radio’s Best” WLCA 89.9-FM during the station’s 16th annual 89 Hours of Christmas.Dec 16, 2013L&C Human Services Program Offers Students 2+2+2 OptionsLewis and Clark Community College has a transfer agreement with both Missouri Baptist and Fontbonne University to help students get the education they need to be a successful social/human service assistant.Dec 16, 2013Committed Volunteers Look Forward to First Night River BendSome very familiar faces will be volunteering at the 19th annual First Night River Bend on New Year’s Eve at the Godfrey campus of Lewis and Clark Community College. Dec 12, 2013Activities for Children of All Ages will be Available at First Night 2014The 19th annual First Night River Bend will offer a host of activities for children of all ages on New Year’s Eve at the Godfrey campus of Lewis and Clark Community College.Dec 10, 2013Upcoming L&C Concert to Feature Holiday Favorites Old and NewLewis and Clark Community College’s Music Department will present holiday favorites, both old and new, during a Holiday Concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17 in the Hatheway Cultural Center’s Ann Whitney Olin Theatre.Dec 10, 2013Food Hub Information and Planning Workshop Scheduled for December 2013The Alton Area Business Development Association (AABDA) and Lewis and Clark Community College will co-host the first of three information and planning workshops for the region’s emerging Food Hub Cooperative from 8-11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, in the Trimpe Advanced Technology Center. Dec 10, 2013Reid Library Director Heads Up CARLI Executive BoardJust a decade ago, the first community college libraries were joining the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI). Today, Lewis and Clark's own Dennis Krieb is serving as chair of CARLI's executive board.Dec 3, 2013Ring in the Holidays with Lewis and Clark’s Music DepartmentThese upcoming Lewis and Clark Community College concerts are sure to get guests in the holiday spirit.Dec 3, 2013First Night Brings Up-and-Coming Family Act to Main StageNot only will First Night River Bend feature lots of New Year's Eve activities at Lewis and Clark Community College, but it will also feature the musical talents of Redhead Express.November 2013Nov 25, 2013Controlled Burn Scheduled on Godfrey Campus Nov. 27L&C plans to conduct a controlled burn of portions of the woodlands on the Godfrey campus on Wednesday, Nov. 27, with the objective of controlling the spread of invasive plant species.Nov 23, 2013Photographer Honored for Coverage of USTA at L&CLewis and Clark Photographer Paige Allen has earned a Media Excellence award for her work with the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Men’s Futures Tournament, which has been held at Lewis and Clark’s Godfrey campus for the past 16 years.Nov 22, 2013Media Specialist Earns Medallion Award for PhotographyLewis and Clark Media Specialist Louise Jett recently received an award for her photograph of National Great Rivers Research and Education Center interns during Intern Orientation Week this summer. Nov 20, 2013Enjoy a Night of Fabulous Firsts at First Night River Bend 2014The 19th annual First Night River Bend will be a night of fun, entertainment, activities and fabulous firsts on New Year’s Eve at the Godfrey campus of Lewis and Clark Community College.Nov 15, 2013Economic Impact Study Shows L&C a Great Investment for Students, Taxpayers and the State of IllinoisA recent economic impact study focused on the contributions of Lewis and Clark Community College to its students, district residents and the State of Illinois revealed that the college is a great investment for all three stakeholder groups and a leading contributor to the regional economy. Nov 15, 2013L&C Students Place in Musical Theatre Vocal CompetitionFour Lewis and Clark Community College Music Preparatory Division voice students won awards at the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Musical Theatre competition, which was held Nov. 3 at Webster University in St. Louis. Nov 14, 2013Department of Labor Representative Speaks on MRTDL, Tours L&C Automotive and Welding FacilitiesA representative of the U.S. Department of Labor visited Lewis and Clark Community College today, to address a crowd on the $23.8 million grant recently awarded to the Mississippi River Transportation Distribution and Logistics (MRTDL) consortium, and to tour the campus’ automotive and welding training facilities.Nov 13, 2013Labor Department's Jay Williams at L&C to Highlight Innovative Community College Training ProgramsOn Thursday, Nov. 14, the U.S. Department of Labor's Jay Williams, the executive director of the Office of Recovery for Auto Communities and Workers, will visit Lewis and Clark to tour our facilities and discuss the impact of unprecedented federal funding for innovative training programs at community colleges. Nov 5, 2013Religious Discussion Panel at L&C to Promote UnderstandingThe Diversity Council of Lewis and Clark Community College will present a panel discussion on religion, entitled "Understanding Our Neighbors," at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13 in the Ann Whitney Olin Theater inside the Hatheway Cultural Center on L&C's Godfrey campus.Nov 4, 2013Limited Parking Near McPike Complex on Wednesday, Nov. 6Click for map of closure.Nov 1, 2013Lewis and Clark Honored with Governor’s Sustainability AwardLewis and Clark Community College and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign were the only two higher educational institutions recognized with this level of achievement. Any Illinois public or private organization is eligible to apply for the award. Winners are selected through a rigorous process of review and examination by ISTC technical assistance experts.October 2013Oct 28, 2013Don’t Miss the Many Opportunities to Enjoy Music at L&C this NovemberFrom recitals to concerts, Lewis and Clark Community College's Music Department will present plenty of opportunities to enjoy music during November.Oct 25, 2013The Intern’s Intern: Recent Radio Grad Following a Familiar Path at Y98-FMThis past spring, Y98's Kevin "The Intern" got an intern - also a former Radio student from Lewis and Clark - named Matt Dorman.Oct 23, 2013Experience an Exciting Evening during A Night Out at the Riverbender.com Community CenterLewis and Clark Community College music students and faculty will perform along side community musicians during "A Night Out at the Riverbender.com Community Center." Oct 18, 2013Recycle Your eWaste with Lewis and Clark Oct. 25 and 26Lewis and Clark Community College's Office of Sustainability, along with CJD e-Cycling and the Riverbend Growth Association (RBGA), is hosting a community eWaste drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, and Saturday, Oct. 26, in the Tolle Lane parking lot across from L&C's Godfrey campus. Oct 18, 2013L&C Earns Maximum Accreditation from Higher Learning CommissionFollowing a comprehensive self-study process and a site visit from the Higher Learning Commission's six-member reaccreditation team in March, Lewis and Clark Community College has earned the maximum 10-year accreditation, with no follow up action required. Oct 16, 2013Tommy & The High Pilots are a Hit at Hatheway California-based rock band Tommy & The High Pilots played the Hatheway Cultural Center on Friday, Oct. 11 with opening act The Giving Moon.Oct 9, 2013Tommy & The High Pilots to Play a Free Show at Hatheway Oct. 11Up and coming national act Tommy & The High Pilots will hit the stage with openers The Giving Moon for a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11 in Lewis and Clark Community College's Hatheway Cultural Center. Oct 4, 2013L&C to Offer New Medical Assisting Program This Spring Lewis and Clark Community College will offer a new Medical Assisting program for the first time in the spring of 2014.Oct 4, 2013Improve Pet Obedience During Upcoming CCL WorkshopsLewis and Clark Community College's Corporate and Community Learning division has teamed up with LaBest Inc. of Edwardsville to offer convenient workshops for pet owners this fall.Oct 3, 2013Music Department Plans to Scare Up a Variety of Music During October ConcertsLewis and Clark Community College's Music Department plans on scaring up a variety of music during October's events, which include a Halloween costume party and a celebration of women artists and composers.Oct 3, 2013Lewis and Clark Hosting Open House 2013 on Oct. 13Lewis and Clark Community College will welcome a number of incoming and prospective students during this year’s annual open house event, to be held from 1-3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 13.Oct 1, 2013L&C Literary Mag is Seeking SubmissionsThe Peppermint Rooster Review is seeking submissions for publication.September 2013Sep 27, 2013Vicki Snell Receives 2013 Emerson Excellence AwardVicki Snell, associate professor of Dental Hygiene, recently received the 2013 Emerson Electric Excellence in Teaching Award. Sep 20, 2013Rainy Weather Doesn't Dampen Spirits at Water FestDespite the drizzle, hundreds of fifth graders from 10 local schools participated in Lewis and Clark Community College’s 11th Annual Water Festival Friday, Sept. 20.Sep 20, 2013Indulge in Upcoming Food and Wine WorkshopsLewis and Clark Community College’s Corporate and Community Learning division is offering some sweet workshops for wine lovers and bakers alike.Sep 19, 2013Nine-Community College Consortium Representing Institutions Along the Mississippi River Receives $23.8 Million Department of Labor Grant The Department of Labor announced today that the Mississippi River Transportation, Distribution and Logistics Consortium (MRTDL), led by Lewis and Clark, will receive $23.8 million in grant funds for the nine community colleges located in eight states along the Mississippi River Region. As the lead of the grant, Lewis and Clark will receive $4.9 million.Sep 18, 2013Steely Dan Tribute Band to Entertain with Timeless ClassicsThe Hayner Public Library and Lewis and Clark Community College’s Music Department are proud to present Hey Nineteen at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24 in the Hatheway Cultural Center’s Ann Whitney Olin Theatre.Sep 18, 2013YouthBuild Seeks Businesses to Offer Internships for StudentsBuilding Futures YouthBuild, a non-traditional GED training program, is holding an Internship and Job Placement Meet and Greet from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3 in the Advanced Technology Center, Trimpe 141, on Lewis and Clark Community College's Godfrey campus. Sep 18, 2013L&C Awarded Military Friendly School Title for Fourth Consecutive YearFor the fourth consecutive year, Lewis and Clark Community College has been named to the Military Friendly Schools ® list.Sep 15, 2013Boost Technology Skills this Fall with CCLNot tech savvy? Don't worry. Lewis and Clark Community College's Corporate and Community Learning division has upcoming offerings focused on affordable training in a wide variety of computer-related topics.Sep 12, 2013Don’t Fall Behind Waiting for Spring Semester: There's Still Time to EnrollEven though the semester has already begun, prospective students have a second chance to enroll for fall classes. Second eight-week classes in automotive technology, English as a Second Language, math, nursing, office technology, welding and more begin Oct. 21 and run through Dec. 19.Sep 11, 2013Join L&C for a Musical Buffet of ‘Wings and Strings’Lewis and Clark Community College's Music Department is inviting guests to enjoy a night of cool music and hot wings during "Wings and Strings," beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20 in the "Winghausen" Music Building Atrium on L&C's Godfrey campus. Sep 6, 2013Jobs Plus 2013 is Sept. 26 in CollinsvilleIndividuals from across the St. Louis region in search of new career opportunities are encouraged to make plans to attend the upcoming Jobs Plus 2013 Jobs Fair.Sep 6, 2013Free Food and Fun at Fall Fest Sept. 18 Student Activities at Lewis and Clark Community College is gearing up for a day of free food and fun at its annual Fall Fest, set this year for Sept. 18.August 2013Aug 30, 2013L&C Organ Spectacular IV to Highlight Local Organists Sept. 23Area organists will showcase their talents during Lewis and Clark Community College Music Department's Organ Spectacular IV at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23.Aug 29, 2013Winifred Godfrey Exhibit Coming to Hatheway Sept.15-Oct.12 A retrospective exhibit, "Winifred Godfrey: 40 Years of Painting," will feature oil and watercolor paintings, drawings and lithographs, including figurative work, paintings and floral pieces in the Hatheway Art Gallery.Aug 27, 2013Local Photos of Mississippi Travel Down the River in Exhibit Aug. 30-Sept. 11Lewis and Clark Community College will feature the Mississippi River Cities and Towns Initiative's (MRCTI) Mississippi River Photo Exhibit as it rolls down the river before concluding its journey in New Orleans, La.Aug 22, 2013New Faculty Members Join Lewis and ClarkSeven new full-time faculty members recently joined Lewis and Clark Community College. Faculty in-service week is going on now, and classes begin on Aug. 26.Aug 22, 2013New Student Organization Focuses on Mentoring BusinessesLewis and Clark Community College will soon be home to a newly chartered student chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping small businesses grow.Aug 13, 2013Tommy & The High Pilots Play Live in 89.9 StudioWatch Tommy & The High Pilots perform "Outta My Head" live in the WLCA studio on Aug. 13, 2013. Aug 2, 2013GED to College Fair Showcases Options for Those without High School Diplomas or GEDsLewis and Clark Community College’s Adult Education department recently held a GED to College Fair, which highlighted programs designed to help those without a high school diploma or GED earn college credit while obtaining their GEDs.Aug 1, 2013Vets Club, KSHE95 Hosting 30th Annual Blood Drive, Bone Marrow Registry on Godfrey Campus Aug. 2-3Roll up your sleeves with the home of real rock radio, KSHE95, and the Lewis and Clark Community College Veterans Club Aug. 2-3 to save some lives.July 2013Jul 31, 2013Classes Prepare Students For Real Estate Brokers ExamLewis and Clark Community College is meeting the changes in the real estate field by offering the classes to help individuals enter the career field as a broker – no longer an agent.Jul 20, 2013Highlights from USTA 2013, July 18-28Lewis and Clark Community College is hosting the United States Tennis Association’s (USTA) Men’s Futures Pro Circuit Tennis Tournament July 18-July 28. Check back for more news and highlights.Jul 16, 2013Fifth Annual Clean and Screen Held July 13 on L&C’s Godfrey CampusLewis and Clark Community College’s fifth annual Clean and Screen was held on July 13th, offering dental exams, dental cleanings, X-rays, fluoride sealants, school and sports physicals for children ages 3-18.Jul 11, 2013Lewis and Clark Community College Collaborating with Ameren to House One of the Nation’s First Alternative Energy Fuel CellsLewis and Clark is taking an important step through a collaborative effort with Ameren Corporation to house an alternative energy, state-of-the-art 5 kw PureCell® fuel cell system from ClearEdge Power on its Godfrey Campus.Jul 10, 2013Opportunities Await Those Without a Diploma at Lewis and Clark’s GED to College FairL&C's Adult Education department is hosting a GED to College Fair this month to highlight programs designed to help those without a diploma or GED earn college credit while obtaining their GEDs. Jul 2, 201385 GED Graduates Walk Across the Stage at Lewis and ClarkA total of 234 students earned their General Equivalency Diplomas (GEDs) through Lewis and Clark Community College’s Adult Education department and the Regional Office of Education Adult Learning Centers in 2013. Of those, 85 students walked across the stage of the Ann Whitney Olin Theatre inside Hatheway Cultural Center during the 37th annual GED Graduation held June 13.Jul 2, 2013L&C Teams Up with Houston Area Safety Council to Expand Safety Training Offerings Lewis and Clark Community College’s Corporate and Community Learning division is expanding and improving its safety training programs for businesses and trades workers this spring. Jul 2, 2013Monticello Sculpture Garden’s Summer Garden Show Boasts a ‘Menagerie in Bloom’GODFREY – A fanciful menagerie of colorful blossoms on the campus of Lewis and Clark Community College will present a new feature for garden visitors this summer. The newly dedicated Monticello Sculpture Gardens on the college’s Godfrey campus will feature a “Menagerie in Bloom,” with a special selection of plantings in creature form scattered throughout the gardens.Jul 2, 2013Spring 2013 Honors ListLewis and Clark Community College has released the lists of honor students for the Spring 2013 semester. Students earning a cumulative grade point average of 3.75 or higher out of a possible 4.0 are named to the President’s List. Those students earning a grade point average between 3.25 and 3.74 are recognized each semester on the Dean’s List. June 2013Jun 27, 2013NGRREC Interns Explore Local Ecosystems during Orientation WeekThe National Great Rivers Research and Education Center has launched its 2013 summer internship with an orientation week for the 27 interns selected to participate in the 10-week program.Jun 11, 2013Two Standout Grads Celebrate HonorsRecent L&C graduates Grace Lane and Kelsey Busler celebrated their many accomplishments at this year’s Commencement, including being named to the 2013 All-Illinois Academic Team, among other honors. Jun 11, 2013Calhoun Community Foundation Brings L&C Mobile Health Unit to HardinThe Lewis and Clark Community College Mobile Health Unit (MHU) is making a stop in Calhoun County this month to give adult citizens free dental exams and x-rays.