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Lake Land College will be hosting a Laker Visit Day. The event will be held on Friday, November 22nd in the Luther Student Center starting at 9 AM and will run until noon. This event is for potential students who want to learn more about Lake Land College.


The event will feature a tour, classes that you can visit, meet current students and talk to faculty members. There will be student ambassadors and college Staff. 


To get to the Luther Student Center, take Entrance 1 from Route 45, make a right turn after the curve onto Podesta Drive, continue around campus and park in Lot E. Enter the lobby through the main entrance at the front of the building. There you will be met by Student Ambassadors. For more information or to register you can visit lakelandcollege.edu/visit or call 217-234-5377.


Lake Land college also announced that it was named one of the top 150 community colleges in the nation by the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program. This is the fourth time that Lake Land has made this list. Selection in the top 15% of community colleges is based on strong and improving student outcomes especially in learning, completion rates, employment rates, and earnings.


The colleges that were named were selected from a pool of nearly 1,000 public two-year colleges nationwide.  These colleges are located in 39 states and serve as few as 500 students to nearly 75,000 students. For more information on this, you can visit aspeninstitute.org.

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