Archive for 2015

January 8, 2015

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

So then, whenever we have an opportunity, let us work for the good of all, and especially for those of the family of faith.
Galatians 6:10 (NRSV)


Associate Professor of Music Todd Goranson wrote a two-part series of articles for the October 2014 and January 2015 issues of “Australian Clarinet and Saxophone Magazine.” The series was titled “Coping With the Fear Factor” and it discussed the physiology and psychology of performance anxiety and presented strategies for coping and preventing symptoms. Goranson will also be performing a recital program with the Junction Saxophone Quartet at the International Saxophone Symposium on Jan. 10. The program will include works by Singelee, Higdon and Stravinsky.

Messiah 411

The operations departments to present information on assistance with meetings and events Jan. 15

On Jan. 15 at 2:30 p.m. in Kline 120 the operations team will be presenting a session on the things that can be done by our in-house service providers to assist you in your meetings and events at the college. Presenters will include employees from The Campus Bookstore, Safety, The College Press, Dining Services and Conference and Event Services. Come and see what can be done for your next meeting or event!

2015 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Week begins Jan. 19

Intercultural Office-Multicultural Programs is proud to present the 2015 MLK Commemoration series beginning Monday, Jan. 19 through Wednesday Jan. 21. It’s the College’s goal to reflect on the vision and Christian ministry of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for the purpose of encouraging and cultivating a deeper commitment to be God’s agents of justice, peace and reconciliation. For all the details on the week’s events, visit or see the poster.

LCC representative to visit campus Feb. 19-20

On Feb. 19-20, Franklin Brown, a representative of LCC International University will be on campus to talk with students and faculty about opportunities for students to study in Lithuania. If you are interested in inviting Franklin to speak briefly in your classes about the program or would like to meet with him one-on-one, please contact Wendy Lippert in the Intercultural Office, at or ext. 6089. Franklin will be hosting an information session for at 4 p.m. on Feb. 19 in Larsen 237. Please feel free to share this with interested students.

LCC International University serves 600 students from a number of Eastern European nations. Students travel to Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia as well as Latvia and Estonia during this unique learning experience. Courses in accounting, business, conflict studies, economics, English, history, literature, marketing, social science and theology are offered each semester. To learn more about the program, visit here.

Audio visual upgrade complete in Parmer Cinema

ITS is pleased to announce that an audio visual upgrade in Parmer Cinema was completed Dec. 24. The control panel on the teacher’s station is now completely a touch panel. Please feel free to stop by Parmer and take a look. For those of you that use this space, please contact the HelpDesk at ext. 4444 to schedule a session to familiarize yourself with the new control panel.

Keurig® recalls MINI Plus Brewing Systems due to burn hazard 

This recall involves Keurig® MINI Plus Brewing System, model number K10 (previously identified as model number B31). Water in these units can overheat during brewing, spray out and burn consumers. About 6.6 million units have been sold in the U.S. since December 2009 at retailers including WalMart, Target, Kmart and Kohl’s; cost was approximately $100. Units were sold in 13 different colors. For a full list of serial numbers and serial number ranges found on recalled units, click here.

If you have one of these brewing systems, contact Keurig Green Mountain toll-free at (844) 255-7886 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET and from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET on Saturday or Sunday. You can also contact the manufacturer online at and click on “Product Recall” for more information.


Positions available:

The Department of Safety has an immediate opening for the full-time position of Supervisor of Patrol, Night Shift. For more information and to apply, please visit Job-related questions may be directed to Cindy Burger, director of safety and dispatch services, at

The Department of Safety has an immediate opening for the full-time position of Community Safety Officer, First-Shift. For more information and to apply, please visit Job-related questions may be directed to Cindy Burger, director of safety and dispatch services, at

The Registrar’s Office has an immediate opening for the full-time position of Assistant Registrar. For additional information and to apply, please see Job-related questions may be directed to Jim Sotherden, registrar, at