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KC hosts free evening of Hispanic dance

September 18th, 2014—Kishwaukee College is hosting a free evening of Hispanic dance performances by three local dance troupes. The Celebration of Dance will be held on Tuesday September 23 from 6:30 — 8:00p.m. in A1273 in the Kishwaukee College Conference Center. The event is free and open to the public and will include light refreshments.  Full Article

KC President's LuncheonKC President's Luncheon

September 18th, 2014—Kishwaukee College President Dr. Tom Choice held a special welcome luncheon on campus on Tuesday, September 9, for returning students who are enrolled in the College's Honors Program and new students who received the College's Academic Achievement Awards. The students enjoyed lunch with Dr. Choice; Sedgwick Harris, Vice President of Student Services; Dr. Mark Lanting, Vice President of Instruction; Rob Galick, Vice President of Finance and Administration; and Nancy Partch, Dean of Student Services. Speakers at the luncheon were Dr. Choice; Dr. Anthony Thomas, Honors Program Advisor; Jenna Jane, Honors Program graduate; and Laura Chiavini, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society advisor. Pictured are the Honors Program students who attended the luncheon with Dr. Choice (standing back row, sixth from the right) and Dr. Anthony Thomas (standing back row, eighth from right).

3M awards stethoscopes to KC nursing students3M awards stethoscopes to KC nursing students

September 10th, 2014—Six first-year nursing students at Kishwaukee College were the recipients of prestigious Littmann Stethoscopes from the Community Support Group at 3M. Jon Pruitt and Donna Engh, co-chairs of the 3M Community Support Group, were on campus on September 4 to award the stethoscopes to the students.  Full Article

KC students compete at National SkillsUSAKC students compete at National SkillsUSA

August 28th, 2014—Kishwaukee College students competed in the 50th National SkillsUSA Leadership Conference and SkillsUSA Championships held in Kansas City, MO on June 23 — 27. Four students who earned First Place honors at the Illinois statewide SkillsUSA Competition in April advanced to compete at the National championship against first-place finishers from across the country.  Full Article

KC Therapeutic Massage holds pinning ceremonyKC Therapeutic Massage holds pinning ceremony

August 28th, 2014—Kishwaukee College Therapeutic Massage graduates participated in a traditional pinning ceremony on Saturday, August 23, in Jenkins Auditorium in the Kishwaukee College Conference Center.  Full Article

Enrollment open in KC's free ESL and GED® classes through September 3

August 28th, 2014—The Adult Education and Transition Programs division of Kishwaukee College is offering free GED preparation classes and English as a Second Language (ESL) classes during Fall 2014 in Rochelle. All classes are offered free of charge to participants. Classes begin the week of August 25. Enrollment is open for classes from August 25 — September 3. Students may register on class meeting days at the class site or at the Adult Education offices at Kishwaukee College. There will be future opportunities for enrollment in GED and ESL classes this semester in October and November.  Full Article

KC offers free GED® preparation classes in DeKalb area

August 28th, 2014—Adult learners can prepare for the GED exam by taking free classes offered through Kishwaukee College\\\'s Adult Education and Transition Programs division. GED classes cover Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, and Mathematics. Adults work at their own level and speed. GED preparation classes are free for the participants. Classes begin the week of August 25. Students may enroll through September 3 and then again from October 6 - 9 in any of the classes.  Full Article

KC Art Gallery opens new season with <em>Drone R' US</em>KC Art Gallery opens new season with Drone R' US

August 21st, 2014—The Kishwaukee College Art Gallery will open the new season with a provocative dual exhibition titled Drone R' US featuring the works of artists Dominic Sansone and CJ Hungerman. The show will run from August 25 — September 25 with an Artists' Reception on Tuesday, September 9 from noon — 2:00p.m. in the Gallery. The Gallery hours for Fall 2014 are Monday through Thursday 10:00a.m. — 6:00p.m. The Kishwaukee College Art Gallery and the Artists' Reception are both free and open to the public.  Full Article

KC Alum named NIU Honors FellowKC Alum named NIU Honors Fellow

August 15th, 2014—Kishwaukee College alumna Jennifer Jane (formerly Grafton) has been selected as one of 12 students to serve as a University Honors Fellow for the upcoming academic year at Northern Illinois University. Jennifer graduated from Kishwaukee College in May 2013 and transferred to NIU in Fall 2013. The Lee resident has future plans to attend law school.  Full Article

KC holds Massage and Esthetics information sessionsKC holds Massage and Esthetics information sessions

August 8th, 2014—Students interested in pursuing a certificate in Therapeutic Massage or Esthetics at Kishwaukee College can now attend regularly scheduled information sessions on campus the first Wednesday of each month. There will be two sessions available: one at noon and the second at 5:30p.m., with both sessions meeting in Room B1240 on campus. The next information session will be held on Wednesday, September 3.  Full Article

KC Adult Orientation on August 21

August 6th, 2014—Kishwaukee College will hold an orientation for adults on Thursday, August 21 from 5 — 7:30p.m. in Room A1225 in the Kishwaukee College Conference Center. The Orientation, Soaring to New Heights, is designed especially for new adult students who have registered for classes for the Fall 2014 semester, which begins August 25.  Full Article

KC floral design students attend national symposiumKC floral design students attend national symposium

July 29th, 2014—Students and faculty from the Floral Design Program in the Kishwaukee College Horticulture Department attended the American Institute of Floral Design (AIFD) National Symposium held in Chicago, July 3 - 7. Each year, the AIFD Symposium is attended by over 1200 floral designers, design instructors, and design students from across the United States and Canada. Kishwaukee College Floral Design instructor Janet Gallagher attended the symposium with students Wendy Faley, Dixon; Jamie Moore, Dixon; and Sierra Blevins, Oregon.  Full Article

KC receives NIMS funding for scholarships

July 24th, 2014—Kishwaukee College was awarded scholarship dollars as part of a new partnership with the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) and the Gene Haas Foundation (GHF). The partnership will help prepare more students for success in precision machining careers in the manufacturing industry.  Full Article

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