Cast of South Pacific
Mar 20th, 2023
South Pacific Opens This Weekend at Lincoln Trail College
The Arts at Lincoln Trail College is putting final preparations together for their spring production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “South Pacific.”  Premiering on Broadway in 1949, this classic musical is set during WWII and deals with the subject of racial prejudice – a topic that finds relevancy today. The show features well-known songs such as, “Some Enchanted Evening,” “Bali Ha’i,” “Gonna Wash That Man Right Outta My Hair,” and “Nothing Like a Dame.”  Opening night for this Pulitzer Award-winning musical is Friday, March 24 with a 7:00 p.m. performance followed by a 7:00 p.m.
Photo of Elaine Hasty teaching a Spanish class at Lincoln Trail College
Mar 6th, 2023
Lincoln Trail College Offering Five Tuition-Free Classes This Summer
Lincoln Trail College is giving students a chance to save money while taking important college classes this summer. The College is offering five classes tuition-free in the Summer 2023 Semester.   
Phil Thorsen leads a discussion about neurons in a psychology class
Mar 3rd, 2023
District-Wide Collaborative Events Lead To Classroom Innovations
Faculty across the Illinois Eastern Community Colleges District are working more collaboratively and that effort will soon pay off at Lincoln Trail College. Students enrolled in Anatomy and Psychology classes will be able to learn more about the brain using an electroencephalogram.
Headshots of Guadalupe Amicone, Tomas Bascon, and Juan Solivellas
Mar 3rd, 2023
Local Students Benefit From Lincoln Trail College's International Program
Three international students at Lincoln Trail College are using their native language to help students at Robinson High School. The students, from Argentina, Bolivia, and Spain, are helping tutor high school students learning Spanish.   Guadalupe Amicone, Tomas Bascon, and Juan Solivellas visit RHS each Thursday to work with dual-credit students enrolled in Spanish II. The three provide help with listening and speaking skills, verb tenses, and generally understanding the Spanish language.   
A portrait of Guadalupe Amicone
Feb 28th, 2023
Amicone Elected As Student Trustee to IECC Board of Trustees
Lincoln Trail College student Guadalupe Amicone won a four-way race to become the next Student Representative to serve on the Illinois Eastern Community College’s Board of Trustees. Amicone will take office at April’s meeting at Lincoln Trail College.  
LTC students study anatomy using the Anatomage Table
Feb 23rd, 2023
Lincoln Trail College Ranked Number 5 Community College in Illinois
College rankings agency Intelligent released its list of the best community colleges in Illinois and they rated Lincoln Trail College as number five. They also gave LTC the award of Best for Transfer Students.   “I’m proud to see this ranking and I’m not surprised,” said Illinois Eastern Community Colleges Chancellor Dr. Ryan Gower. “The faculty and staff at Lincoln Trail College are dedicated to the success of our students and it shows. Organizations like Intelligent recognize the quality of education available at LTC.”  
Lincoln Trail College students learn about outside plant maintenance from instructor Dennis York
Feb 7th, 2023
Lincoln Trail College Celebrates Career and Technical Education Month
February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month and Lincoln Trail College is joining other community colleges across the state in celebrating the importance of preparing the workforce for in-demand jobs. CTE programs offered at Lincoln Trail College provide students with hands-on training and real-world experience in a variety of industries.  
Headshots of Guadalupe Amicone, Madisyn McIntosh, Sean Stone, and Abigail Vaughn
Jan 31st, 2023
Four LTC Students Seek Student Trustee Position
Four Lincoln Trail College students are running to serve as the Student Representative on the Illinois Eastern Community College Board of Trustees. The position rotates between the four colleges in the district and this year is LTC’s year. Guadalupe Amicone, Madisyn McIntosh, Sean Stone, and Abigail Vaughn are vying for the seat. The election takes place on February 22 and 23 in Williams Hall.  
South Pacific Poster
Jan 27th, 2023
Cast for LTC's Production of South Pacific Announced
Barbara Shimer and Cary Schiller, co-directors of the spring theater production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific at Lincoln Trail College, have announced the cast.   South Pacific is adapted from the Pulitzer Prize winning novel "Tales of the South Pacific" by James A. Michener and will be performed on the LTC Zwermann Theater stage March 24, 25, 31 and April 1 at 7 p.m. and March 26 at 2 p.m.
Headshot of Cyndi Boyce
Jan 18th, 2023
Boyce Named New Dean of Instruction at Lincoln Trail College
Cyndi Boyce has been named the new Dean of Instruction at Lincoln Trail College. Boyce had been serving as the College’s Interim Dean since the summer.   Boyce, who has been an instructor at LTC since 2006, says serving as the Dean of Instruction will help students, faculty, and staff at the College. “Serving as the Dean of Instruction gives me the opportunity to better the educational experience for our students while also providing the support that our faculty and staff need to excel in their positions.”