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Students from Jefferson Elementary School and Tyler Elementary School worked together to deliver meals for a drive-thru dinner held this week. The two PTA/PTO’s decided to join forces to raise money for the schools. Joey Hager Moore, Jefferson PTA, reflected, “We decided to try something different, and approach Tyler...
Kishwaukee College will be hosting a Veterans’ Day Observance on Thursday, November 9, at 11:00a.m. in the Kishwaukee College Theatre (B1205). The Veterans’ Day Observance is free and open to the public. Community members should park in Lot B/North Lot and enter through door #56. The observance will include a...
Kishwaukee College is preparing for the Spring 2018 semester with registration beginning online on November 6 at 6:00 a.m. and in-person on November 7 at 8:00 a.m. Registration, both on-line and in- person, continues until the Spring semester begins on January 16, 2018. In-person registration will take place in the...
Kishwaukee College and the DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership (DCNP) are partnering to offer a free QuickBooks 101 class for nonprofit professionals on November 8, from 2:00 – 5:00p.m. in Room A1221 at the College. Participants should park in Lot A/South and enter through Door #16. Registration for QuickBooks 101...
The Kishwaukee College Engineering, Math, and Science Academy (EMSA) Program will be holding an information meeting for prospective students for the 2018-19 academic year on Wednesday, November 1 from 6 – 6:30p.m. in Room A1273 (Kishwaukee College Conference Center Dining Room). The information session is for students who are currently...
Kishwaukee College will be hosting a series of open forums during the fall and spring semesters titled Dialogue to foster fact-based open discussion about topics that have a contemporary focus with an historical and sociological perspective. The first will be Dialogue: Civil Disobedience and will be on Tuesday, October...
CLAS External Programming is pleased to announce upcoming Travel with External Programming events happening this fall. Descriptions and registration information are below. Please feel free to pass on to your friends and colleagues that you feel might be interested. October 23 – Travel with External Programming: Private Tour of Soldier...
Kishwaukee College is offering a new Horticulture class in Hydroponics that will begin in October. HOR 201 – Hydroponics will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays, October 17 – December 15. Students can earn 1.5 credit hours and the instructor is Rich Alde. Hydroponics is an agricultural system that uses nutrient-rich...
The Continuing Education department at Kishwaukee College is offering a variety of classes this fall for area residents. Self Defense will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays, October 2 – November 29 from 5:45 – 7:45p.m. at the Sycamore Public Library. This class includes work on stance, punches-kicks- blocks, conditioning, foam...
The Workforce and Community Education division at Kishwaukee College is offering free Basic Computer Literacy classes. Each class is comprised of three class meetings. Classes are offered in both English sections and Spanish-only sections. All classes meet on Tuesdays from 6:30 – 8:30p.m. in Room A1350 at Kishwaukee College. Classes...
Dear NIU Community, Choosing NIU’s next president is a significant responsibility and great privilege for the NIU Board of Trustees. It is important to us that we create a thoughtful and inclusive search process, not only to attract outstanding candidates, but also to reflect our commitment to shared governance. In August...
Kishwaukee College is proud to announce the establishment of the Student Success Scholarship. During their regularly scheduled meeting on September 12, the Kishwaukee College Board of Trustees unanimously voted to approve a Student Success Scholarship that gives back to the students enrolled for the 2017-2018 school year. Students who...