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Lake Land College to Celebrate 50th Anniversary Later This Month

Lake Land Community College will be celebrating 50 years educating young minds at their homecoming celebration later this month. The school was founded in 1966, but the first classes were held at Lake Land in September of 1967. 
Lake Land’s Director of Alumni Relations Dave Cox says one of the main events will be a concert Saturday night that will feature a Laker Nation alum.
Cox says this year’s anniversary and homecoming celebration is a time to recognize the school’s accomplishments in its first 50 years.
The homecoming celebration will go from September 27 through October 1. For more information, you can visit lakelandcollege.edu/alumni, or call 217-234-5363.
Full List of Events:

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

  • Laker Loyalty fight song unveiled at Student Life Pep Rally
  • Laker Loyalty Selfie Video Submissions open

Friday, September 29, 2017

  • Dental Hygiene Alumni Continuing Education Seminar at Heartland Dental Care, Effingham
  • Nursing Continuing Education Seminar at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center, Mattoon
  • Business Division Alumni Appreciation Reception, 4-8 p.m., West Building        
  • Laker Athletics Reunion, 4:30 p.m., One Laker Nation Tent, adjacent to the Field House
  • Laker Volleyball Game, 6 p.m., Field House    

Saturday, September 30, 2017

  • Alumni Recognition Banquet, Distinguished Alumni Society and Athletic Hall of Fame Brunch, 10 a.m., West Building
  • Ag Alumni Reunion Event, 2:30-4:30 p.m., West Building
  • Campus Tours – 3:30 p.m., 4 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.
  • One Laker Nation Alumni Reunion Tent with entertainment, food and beverages, 4-7 p.m., adjacent to the Field House
  • The Henningsens Concert, 7 p.m., Field House

Sunday, October 1, 2017

  • Laker Softball Alumni Game and BBQ, noon


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