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DFSA Picketers 8.24.18.2
Members of the DeKalb Federation of School Assistants (DFSA) and supporters picketed outside the District 428 Education Center for the third day this week on Friday evening. As their union representatives negotiated a new contract inside the district office on South Fourth Street, the school assistants stood outside in a...
Congratulations to Dylan Propheter of DeKalb, recipient of the 2018 Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship award. Following his graduation from DeKalb High School this past May, Dylan plans to attend Illinois Wesleyan University in the fall, majoring in Music Education. “Music has been a passion of mine since I was...
The Kishwaukee College Workforce and Continuing Education department is holding registration for Adult Education classes prior to the start of Fall Semester 2018. Registration will be held on 16 dates prior to the start of the semester; registration dates start Monday, July 30 and end Tuesday, September 4. For...
Kishwaukee College Continuing Education is offering Forklift Operator Training class in August. The class lasts one day and costs $149. The Forklift Operator Training class meets on Tuesday, August 7, from 8:30 am-4:00 pm, on campus in room E130. During Forklift Operator Training class, participants will learn the basic knowledge...
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Kishwaukee College faculty and students participated in the Annual Great Lakes Regional Community College Art Exhibition, presented by the James Pearson Duffy Department of Art & Art History at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. The exhibit ran Friday, June 29 through Friday, July 20.  The exhibition featured artworks created...
Congratulations! You’re a homeowner. Buying a home is one of the biggest purchases you will ever make. The Sycamore Fire Department wants to help you make your new home safer from fire. Follow these fire safety tips to protect your investment and your family. Smoke Alarms Fire is fast, hot and...
Cortland residents and businesses are teaming up with Cortland Elementary School to collect school supplies for teachers and students at the school. Each year the list of needed school supplies grows and this is a way to help teachers who often end up buying extra supplies from their own...
Kishwaukee College received 24 recycling bins through the Coca-Cola/Keep America Beautiful Public Space Recycling Bin grant program. As part of the 2017 grant cycle, 3250 bins are currently being distributed to communities, including Kishwaukee College, which helped bring the total count of recycling bins donated by Coca-Cola to 1...
The NIU Board of Trustees (BOT) wants to adjust the search for new Northern Illinois University President to consider the current Acting President to be the front runner and the new President. Dr. Lisa C. Freeman was appointed acting president NIU in July 2017. In this role, Freeman works to...
School is out and that means Vacation Bible School at St John Lutheran Church, Sycamore, is almost here! July 9th through July 13 from 9 a.m. to noon.  Join us for a week of faith and fun. We will celebrate that our faithful God is with us on life's wild...
Kishwaukee College announces graduates for Spring 2018. Graduation Honors are divided into three categories based on final cumulative grade point average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale: summa cum laude-GPA between 3.75-4.0; magna cum laude-GPA between 3.5-3.749; cum laude-GPA between 3.25-3.499.  Students who fulfill requirements for a Certificate and have...
Jamie Craven has been named the new Kishwaukee College Foundation Board President. He was selected by the Foundation Board and will serve in the role of President for two years. The Kishwaukee College Foundation helps shape the future and enhance the development of students, programs, faculty, and facilities at...