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Kishwaukee College student-athletes are recognized for prestigious NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards and Arrowhead Conference All-Academic Excellence Awards. A total of 27 student-athletes were recognized for their outstanding achievements in the classroom during the 2017-2018 season. The NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards recipients are required to compete in at least one sport...
The 2018-2019 Academic Achievement Scholarship recipients Kishwaukee College is pleased to announce the 2018 Academic Achievement Scholarship recipients.  Scholarships are awarded to 2018 in-district high school and home-schooled graduates who meet GPA requirements. New in 2018, there are two tiers: President’s Scholar and College Scholar. The President’s Scholar is a $1000...
Renaissance Scholarships and Spinoso Master Scholarships Available at the DeKalb County Community Foundation If you are considering advancing your status and returning or going to college, this is the time to begin! The DeKalb County Community Foundation is currently accepting online applications for the Renaissance Scholarship and Spinoso Masters Scholarship. Application deadline...
Scholarships are available for low income students in the DeKalb County Community area. These scholarship are made possible by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic and the DeKalb County Community Action for the 2018-2019 school year. To be eligible to apply, the applicant must be a permanent resident of...
Kishwaukee College is adding a new program beginning in the Fall 2018 semester: Agribusiness. The new program includes a two-year Associate in Applied Sciences (A.A.S.) degree, a Certificate in Foundations of Agriculture, and a Certificate in Precision Agriculture. Steve Durin, Assistant Professor in the Career Technologies division, will be the...
Alumni can reconnect with the university and make an impact through NIU Nexus, a new volunteer community. When Vinay Mullick, ’00, thinks of Northern Illinois University, he remembers it as the place where he learned how to study, work with others, become a leader and handle adversity and failure. Because...
Illinois Valley Community College’s 2018 McCormack Scholars were honored recently as part of the annual Student Academic Awards Ceremony. They are Matthew Pehoski of La Salle, left, Danielle Hawkins, Julia Pohar and Parker Weber, all of Peru, Bethany Black of Oglesby, Martha Hoffman of Earlville, Olivia Graham of Utica,...
From NIU Today.com During the first 21 years of their lives, individuals with autism are offered critical support services through their local public schools. By law, those services must include “transition” planning that begins when the students turn 14½, providing nearly seven years of preparation for the next stage of their...
Kishwaukee College is preparing for the Summer and Fall 2018 semesters with registration beginning online on April 9 at 6:00 a.m. and in-person on April 10 at 8:00 a.m. The Summer session begins May 29 and the Fall semester begins August 20. In-person registration will take place in the Student...
Kishwaukee College is holding a free information session on the summer Short-Term Training Programs on Wednesday, April 11, at 6:00p.m. in Room B2303 at the College. The programs being offered this summer are: Phlebotomy Technician, Pharmacy Technician, and Dental Assistant. All programs will begin the week of May 7...
The Illinois workNet Center/Kishwaukee College are holding a Community and Veterans’ Job Fair on Wednesday, March 28, from 9:30a.m. – noon at the DeKalb County Community Outreach Building, 2500 N. Annie Glidden Road in DeKalb. This event is free and open to the public. Job seekers should bring resumes, come...
The Kishwaukee College 2017 Annual Report to the Community is now available online at www.kish.edu/flipbook/annualreport. The 2017 Annual Report to the Community details the demographic, financial and other valuable information about the College, its programs, students and staff. The Report also includes financial information on the Kishwaukee College Foundation. This information...