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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...
Kishwaukee College has announced that the 50th Anniversary Kick-Off celebration has been rescheduled to Thursday, March 8 from 4 – 5:30p.m. in the Student Center on campus. The 50th Anniversary Kick-Off will include remarks by local dignitaries and honored guests, the unveiling of 50th Anniversary commemorative video, and light...
Kishwaukee College will be hosting a Visit Day on Monday, February 19 for prospective students and their families. Check-in will begin at 8:00 a.m. in the Kishwaukee College Conference Center. Visit Day will run from 8:00a.m. – noon. Graciela Horta, Student Outreach Coordinator at Kish, said, “The best way to...
Kishwaukee College and Northern Illinois University recently expanded their academic partnership, announcing a new degree completion option for the Associate Degree Nursing program at Kish and the Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science Completion Program at NIU. The agreement was formally signed and executed by both institutions on Wednesday,...
The Kishwaukee College Continuing Education department is offering a variety of classes during the late winter for community members. Classes meet at sites throughout the local communities and emphasize lifelong learning for personal enrichment. Classes that begin in the months of January and February include: Cooking – Great Soups and Sauces...
Kishwaukee College registration for the Spring 2018 semester is currently in progress. There will be a special Saturday registration opportunity on January 13 from 9:00a.m. – 1:00p.m. on campus. The Spring 2018 semester begins January 16. Online registration is open to current students through myKC and can be completed at...
The Kishwaukee College Adult Education department is offering a Bridge to Healthcare Careers class designed for prepare students to take the GED/High School Equivalency exam and then transition into a healthcare career program at the College. The class begins the week of January 16. Students may enroll at the...