2020-2021 Academic Calendar set
The board approved the 2020-2021 Academic Calendar as presented.
|FALL SEMESTER 2020|
|Part-Time Faculty Orientation||Thursday||August 13|
|Student Learning Day (Faculty)||Friday||August 14|
|First Day of Classes||Monday||August 17|
|Labor Day Holiday||Monday||September 7|
|Fun Fest (no classes 12-3 PM, morning & night classes meet)||Wednesday||September 16|
|Columbus Day Holiday||Monday||October 12|
|In-Service (no classes day or night - on or off campus)||Tuesday||October 13|
|Veteran’s Day Holiday (observed)||Wednesday,||November 11|
|No Night Classes||Wednesday,||November 25|
|Thanksgiving Holiday||Thursday-Saturday||November 26-28|
|Last Day of Regular Classes||Friday||December 4|
|Semester Exams||Saturday-Thursday,||December 5-10|
|INTERSESSION (Online Courses Only)|
|5 Week Intersession Begins||Monday||December 14|
|5 Week Intersession Ends||Friday||January 15|
|SPRING SEMESTER 2021|
|Student Learning Day (Faculty)||Friday||January 8|
|First Day of Classes||Monday||January 11|
|Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday||Monday||January 18|
|President’s Day||Monday||February 15|
|In-Service (no classes day or night - on or off campus)||Tuesday||February 16|
|Spring Break (offices open Monday-Friday)||Monday-Saturday||March 8-13|
|Good Friday Holiday||Friday||April 2|
|Last Day of Regular Classes||Friday||May 7|
|Semester Exams||Saturday-Thursday||May 8-13|
|SUMMER SEMESTER 2021|
|First Day of Classes||Monday||June 7|
|Independence Day.||Monday||July 5|
|Last Day of Classes||Friday||
Bertolozzi joins Academic Advisement team
The board appointed Jessica Bertolozzi as an Academic Advisor on a full-time, 50 week, tenure track contract, effective Nov. 15, 2019, pending a successful background check. Bertolozzi has a Masters of Arts from Southern Illinois University Carbondale is currently employed at RLC and John A. Logan College.
Barrett, Herrmann join Marketing & Public Information team
The board appointed Logan Barrett as Web & Social Media Specialist, and Brett Herrmann as Public Information Specialist. Both positions are full-time, 50 week, non-tenure track positions. Barrett holds a Bachelor of Science from Southern Illinois University Carbondale and most recently worked for Abstrakt Marketing Group out of St. Louis. Barrett's appointment is effective November 15, 2019. Herrmann has a Bachelor of Science in Creative Writing from the University of Illinois. He currently works as a reporter and online editor at the La Salle News Tribune. Herrmann's position is effective Dec. 2, 2019. Both appointments are pending a successful background check.
Davenport resigns from Child Care Resource and Referral
The board accepted, with regret, the resignation of Ms. Gayla Davenport, Subsidized Child Care Specialist, Child Care Resource & Referral, effective November 15, 2019.
Rapp resigns as Communication Specialist
The board accepted, with regret, the resignation of Ms. Allison Rapp, Communication Specialist, effective November 15, 2019.
In other business, the board...
- Ratified the payment of college expenses including travel expense reimbursements for the ACCT Leadership Conference and Annual Board Retreat.
Mark your calendars...
- RLC Veteran’s Day Event | Noon on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at the RLC Staff Clock Tower and Applied Science Center
- LRC Trivia Night | 7 p.m. Friday, November 15 in the Learning Resource Center
- Spoken Word and Open Mic Night | 6 p.m. Monday, November 18 at King City Books in Mt. Vernon
- RLC Foundation Annual Dinner | 6 p.m. Thursday, December 5 at the Mt. Vernon Hotel and Event Center
- RLC Faculty/Staff Holiday Luncheon | 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13 at James "Hummer" Waugh Gymnasium