May 12th, 2022
Route 1 Closure to Impact LTC Entrance
The Illinois Department of Transportation is replacing a bridge on Illinois Route 1 just north of Illinois Route 33. The road will be closed from May 16, 2022, until the project is completed, which is expected to be in mid-September. Lincoln Trail College will only be accessible from the north during the construction and visitors should allow extra time to arrive to campus. Detour: Use North Jackson Street in Robinson to North Trimble Road to Illinois Route 1.
May 11th, 2022
Ayers Named Teacher of the Year
The Illinois Adult and Continuing Educators Association recognized Lincoln Trail College instructor Danyelle Ayers as the 2022 Arthur J. Stejskal Teacher of the Year. She received the award at a virtual ceremony on May 5, which is Teachers Appreciation Day.
May 11th, 2022
Phi Beta Lamba Students Win State Honors
The Lincoln Trail College Phi Beta Lambda brought home eight state finishes at the recent State Conference in Effingham. Ezequiel Fernandez Carunchio took first place in the Marketing Concepts category. Nicholas Harness was second in Macroeconomics and Juan Solivellas Garcia was third in Macroeconomics. Mackenzi McIntosh finished fourth in both Organizational Behavior and Leadership and Personal Finance and Garcia was fourth in Microeconomics. Carson Musgrave earned sixth-place finishes in Computer Concepts and Personal Finance.
May 11th, 2022
Lincoln Trail College Phi Theta Kappa Earns Recognition
Lincoln Trail College’s Alpha Iota Epsilon Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society earned international recognition at the PTK Catalyst event. LTC was named a Top 100 Chapter and received a Distinguished Honors in Action Project Hallmark Award. Phi Theta Kappa chooses its Top 100 chapters based on equally-weighted Honors in Action and College Project scores. The organization has nearly 1,300 chapters in 10 countries with approximately 240,000 active members.
Apr 28th, 2022
Process Technology Students Take 3rd in National Competition
Lincoln Trail College Process Technology students took third place in the North American Process Technology Alliance’s Troubleshooting Skills Competition in Pasadena, Texas. LTC’s team consisted of Sheldon Myers, Travis Selby, Brandon Blackwell, and Levi Dennison.
Apr 27th, 2022
Dedication Ceremony Planned for Lackey Music Hall
Lincoln Trail College will hold a dedication ceremony for Lackey Music Hall on May 2 at 5:30 p.m. The new addition to the Zwermann Arts Center opened in the spring semester. The dedication ceremony will feature speeches from people that helped bring the project to fruition as well as a performance of the Lincoln Trail College Alma Mater by a combined choir of the Statesmen Singers and community members.
Apr 20th, 2022
LTC Names Student Award Winners
Lincoln Trail College announced the winners of this year’s student awards. Chanyoung “Cy” Yun was awarded the Joseph C. Piland Excellence in Scholarship Award. Ike Book and Nicholas Brown were awarded the J. Rod Harmon Excellence in Service Award and Mallory Mundy was awarded the Bev L. Turkal Excellence in Leadership Award.
Apr 14th, 2022
LTC Celebrates Community College Month
April is Community College Month and Lincoln Trail College is joining other community colleges across the nation in celebrating. The primary goals of Community College Month are to improve awareness of the economic, academic, and equity advantages of attending community colleges and to bust longtime stigmas wrongly associate with public two-year colleges.
Apr 14th, 2022
LTC Offering Trip to Missouri Botanical Garden
Lincoln Trail College is offering a trip to the Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis in April. The garden is one of the largest and most well-respected botanical gardens in the world. Top attractions include the Climatron, Japanese Garden, Victoria District, Children’s Garden, and Linnean House. The garden includes two restaurants and multiple gift shops. LTC Dean of Instruction Brent Todd will lead the trip. The trip on April 30 will leave Lincoln Trail College at 7 a.m. It costs $50 and that includes transportation and entrance to the garden.
Mar 31st, 2022
LTC Inducts New Members Into Phi Theta Kappa
Lincoln Trail College inducted its newest members into the Alpha Iota Epsilon Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. Phi Theta Kappa recognizes the academic achievement of college students and provides opportunities for its members to grow as scholars and leaders.