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Mya Lee, Sycamore, signed a Letter of Intent to play softball for Kishwaukee College in the 2017 – 18 season. Lee, who bats and throws right, played Short Stop/2 nd Base for the Spartans. She played Varsity for three years during her high school career. She will be concentrating...
The Kishwaukee College Continuing Education department is offering a Food Sanitation Certification class taught in Spanish on Monday June 19 and June 28, from 9:00a.m. – 2:30p.m. There will be a 30-minute lunch break. Attendance at both classes is mandatory. The cost for this two-day class is $185. This class...
The Kishwaukee College Criminal Justice Program has received a $5,000 grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation that will contribute toward creation of a Use of Force Training Lab. Kevin McArtor, Community Foundation Board member, was at the College on Friday, May 5, to present the grant to Dr. Laurie...
Students in the Advanced Criminalistics class at Kishwaukee College this spring were bugged for  several weeks: they analyzed insect life cycles. The students placed raw chicken meat at various locations around campus – near the pond, in the tree line, and near the open fields that border campus. Students visited...
May 9, 2017 As promised, I am closing the loop on our discussion of the Fiscal Year 2018 budget and the steps we are taking to increase revenues and decrease expenditures to ensure that we have appropriate working capital reserves to support our operations in FY18. Last month, I laid out...
For the first time in its quarter-century of service, the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) has established a partnership with NIU to address food insecurity on campus. Postal carriers in DeKalb, Sycamore, Cortland, and Malta will again collect food during the largest one-day food drive across the nation, picking...
The Kishwaukee College Short-Term Training Programs held a Spring Pinning Ceremony on Tuesday, May 2 in Jenkins Auditorium. Ten students were pinned in recognition of their completion of the Pharmacy Technician, Phlebotomy Technician and Veterinarian Assistant Programs. Short-Term Training are non-credit programs that prepare students for a variety of entry-level...
Kishwaukee College is partnering with the DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership to offer a class in Spanish for Professionals. The class meets for three consecutive sessions on Thursdays, May 11, May 18 and May 25, from 3 – 4:30p.m. at the Community Outreach Building, 2500 N. Annie Glidden Road in...
Two WNIJ reporters have collected a total of three first-place awards in the annual Illinois Associated Press Broadcasters competition for 2016. The awards were presented Saturday, April 22, at the Illinois News Broadcasters Association (INBA) gathering in Urbana. There were 12 award categories in each division, and WNIJ News...
The Kishwaukee College Electronics Technology Program will be hosting an Open House for local business/industry and future/current students on April 20 from 2 – 6:00p.m. in Room A1425 at the College. Open House attendees should park in Lot A/South Lot and enter through Door 23. Charles Raimondi, Electronics faculty, will...
Kishwaukee College is preparing for the Summer and Fall 2017 semesters with registration beginning online on April 10 at 6:00 a.m. and in-person on April 11 at 8:00 a.m. Registration for Summer will continue into June, depending on the start date of the class selected. Registration for Fall, both...
Kishwaukee College office of Enrollment Services has added a new “Online Chat” feature to enhance communication with current and prospective students. Sonia Reising, Director of Enrollment Services, stated, “The chat feature is a new and innovative way for us to provide a direct line of communication and to be...