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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...
The Kishwaukee College Continuing Education department is holding additional Information Sessions on Short-Term Training Programs. Interested community members may learn more about the Short-Term Training Programs on March 20 at the Flagg-Rochelle Public Library, in Rochelle; March 21 at the DeKalb Public Library; March 22 at the Sycamore Public...
At their regularly scheduled board meeting on March 14, the Kishwaukee College Board of Trustees voted to raise tuition for the 2017-18 academic year by $10.00 per credit hour and increase the technology fee from $6.00 to $11.00 per credit hour while eliminating the current $30 online course fee....
Christine Kyler has joined the Kishwaukee College Foundation as the Development Coordinator. She assumed her new position on March 1. Kyler comes to Kishwaukee after serving in the local community in a variety of roles, both professionally and as a volunteer. She came to Kishwaukee from the Law Offices of...
The Kishwaukee College Continuing Education department is holding an Information Session on Short- Term Training Programs on Monday, March 20 from 6 – 8:00p.m. at the Flagg-Rochelle Public Library, 619 Fourth Avenue in Rochelle. Short-term training refers to non-credit programs that prepare students for a variety of entry-level positions. The...
In June 2016, the DeKalb County Community Foundation donated funding to the Kishwaukee College Welding Technology program towards the purchase of a metal shear. On March 2, Anita Zurbrugg, Program Director for DCCF, toured the facilities with Dr. Laurie Borowicz, Kishwaukee College President, Bill Nicklas, Executive Director of the...