Veteran shares his story

Quinn Brown, Lamp writer

November 22, 2019

SPRINGFIELD -- Sgt. John Wayne Mayes is a 99-year-old World War II veteran. Mayes was drafted and fought in the Pacific Theater. “It was alright with me, I was just a kid. I didn’t know what was going on,” said Mayes. Mayes,...

Lamp staff welcomes student trustee column

August 28, 2019

Aaliyah Kissick always wanted to go to college. Her mother’s experience at Lincoln Land inspired her, but Kissick didn’t actually decide on classes and Lincoln Land until the week before classes started.  “Bei...

Suchland takes second chance, joins LLCC faculty

Sarah Black, Lamp staff

February 25, 2019

Colin Suchland says he's proof that second chances exist. He's a sociology professor at Lincoln Land now, but he previously dropped out of college after stealing a football goalpost. The Hannibal, Missouri-native recalled...

Children build with blocks together in the LLCC Child Development Center.

LLCC provides child care

February 7, 2019

Dance club expresses their “Seoul”

Regina Ivy, Assistant Editor

January 23, 2019

Lincoln Land’s Express your Seoul dance club held a fundraiser in the commons from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday. Club members sold coffee and baked goods. The fundraiser was held in hope of raising money for the...

Brian Douglas Joins Nursing Program

Theo Kennon III, Lamp staff

November 13, 2018

SPRINGFIELD—Lincoln Land Community College expanded its nursing program by hiring Professor Brian Douglas. There is a need for more nurses in the country and in the state. This lack of nurses has led to big signing bonuses and...

Chris McDonald shares decades of experience

Paul Watson, Lamp staff

November 7, 2018

Like most professors, McDonald’s speaking engagements are limited. His full-time job is teaching introductory political science classes. “It's brilliant!” comes to mind when McDonald thinks about how rewarding introductory...