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KC holds annual Student Awards Day

April 15th, 2015—Kishwaukee College honored current students for excellence in the classroom and in the campus community on Tuesday, April 7 at Student Awards Day in Jenkins Auditorium at the College. Awardees received certificates commemorating their achievements.  Full Article


KC summer/fall registration opens April 15 & 16

April 10th, 2015—online on April 15 at 8:00 a.m. and in-person April 16 at 8:00 a.m. The Summer 2015 semester begins May 26 and the Fall 2015 semester begins August 24.  Full Article


KC's Raynor named United Way Spirit of Caring recipientKC's Raynor named United Way Spirit of Caring recipient

April 9th, 2015—Carla Raynor, Coordinator of the Family Literacy Program in Adult Education and Transition Programs at Kishwaukee College, has been selected as the recipient of the United Way's 2015 Spirit of Caring Award. Raynor received the award for her work with the Learning for Life Program, a partnership between Kishwaukee College and Opportunity House, Inc. Raynor stated, "I am deeply honored to receive this award, but the real reward for me is to watch the Opportunity House students' growth and dedication to their own learning. Personally, I am so proud of these students and how they put forth such effort and participate in class or tutoring. They are a wonderful example of dedicated students who are excited to learn!"  Full Article


KC's Desjarlais pursues true crime in new bookKC's Desjarlais pursues true crime in new book

April 6th, 2015—In the tradition of Edgar Allen Poe, Kishwaukee College English instructor and mystery novelist, John Desjarlais, is out to solve a true crime: the 1993 murder of the Cardinal of Guadalajara.  Full Article


KC Forensics continues strong spring seasonKC Forensics continues strong spring season

April 1st, 2015—The Kishwaukee College Forensics team has had a solid spring season, preparing them for the upcoming Phi Rho Pi National Tournament in Cleveland in April. Chase Budziak, Director of Forensics at Kishwaukee, stated, \\\"This is our third consecutive year with at least one National Champion Speaker going into the National Tournament.\\\"  Full Article


KC Annual Career Fair on April 8

March 27th, 2015—The Kishwaukee College Annual Career Fair will be held on April 8 from 1 — 6:00p.m. in the Kishwaukee College Conference Center. Michelle Allen, Coordinator of the Kishwaukee College Career Center stated, "We have over 50 employers attending the Fair this year with open positions. Job seekers should bring resumes, come dressed for an interview, and have their ‘elevator speech' prepared. You only have five minutes to be fabulous or forgotten!" The Career Fair is free to job seekers and open to the public.  Full Article


Ethnic Fashion Show at KC on March 31

March 25th, 2015—Kishwaukee College will host an Ethnic Fashion Show on March 31 at 6:30p.m. in the Kishwaukee College Conference Center Dining Room. The event is free and open to the public.  Full Article


Singer/songwriter Abigail Stauffer at KC April 1Singer/songwriter Abigail Stauffer at KC April 1

March 25th, 2015—Michigan-based singer/songwriter Abigail Stauffer will be performing at Kishwaukee College on April 1. Her performance will begin at 3:00p.m. in the Student Lounge (C1130) located in the Student Center. This event is free and open to the public.  Full Article


KC Foundation Scholarship applications due April 3

March 16th, 2015—The Kishwaukee College Foundation is accepting applications for scholarships to Kishwaukee College for the Fall 2015 semester. The application deadline is April 3.  Full Article


KC Gallery hosts Maley/Hand dual exhibitionKC Gallery hosts Maley/Hand dual exhibition

March 16th, 2015—The Kishwaukee College Art Gallery will be hosting a dual exhibition of works by Janette Maley and Arthur Hand titled A Journey: Two Views, from March 16 — April 17. There will be a Reception on Thursday, March 19 from noon — 2:00p.m. in the Gallery. The Gallery hours are Monday - Thursday, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. The Kishwaukee College Art Gallery and the Reception are free and open to the public.  Full Article


Applications available for 2015-16 KC Achievement Awards

March 6th, 2015—Cynthia Stonesifer, Director of Financial Aid at Kishwaukee College, announced applications are now available for the College's 2015 — 16 Academic Achievement Awards. The Academic Achievement Awards are available for students who excel academically. Academic Achievement Awards waive in-district tuition and the registration and activity fees at Kishwaukee College for the students who are selected to receive them.  Full Article


KC Diesel Power holding prospective student meetings

March 6th, 2015—The Diesel Power Technology Department at Kishwaukee College will be holding several meetings for prospective students during March. The meetings times are Tuesday, March 17 at 7:00p.m.; Friday, March 20 at 3:00p.m.; and Thursday, March 26 at 7:00p.m. All meetings will be held in Caukin Building on campus in Room E132, located near the Diesel Shop.  Full Article


KC hosts Annette Baldwin performanceKC hosts Annette Baldwin performance

March 6th, 2015—As part of the Women's History Month celebration at Kishwaukee College, Annette Baldwin from Staging History will be on campus for a historical portrayal of Elizabeth Van Lew, Southern Lady/Yankee Spy, on Wednesday March 18 at 7:00pm in Jenkins Auditorium. This event is sponsored by the Kishwaukee College Women's History Committee and the Continuing Education department. The performance is free and open to the public.  Full Article


Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society inducts new membersPhi Theta Kappa Honor Society inducts new members

February 20th, 2015—this spring at Kishwaukee College. The new members were inducted during a candle-lighting ceremony held in the College's Jenkins Auditorium on February 18. The ceremony was presided over by the current officers of the Alpha Rho Eta chapter: Willis Pope, President; Yasmine Brooks, Vice President; Julia Koca, Recording Officer; Argyle O'Leary, Public Relations Officer; and Norma Gregorio-Perez, Hallmark Officer. The Kishwaukee College chapter faculty advisor is Laura Chiavini.  Full Article


KC Gallery hosts Faculty Art ShowKC Gallery hosts Faculty Art Show

February 20th, 2015—The Kishwaukee College Art Gallery will be hosting an exhibition of works by the Art Faculty through March 6. There will be an Artists' Reception on Tuesday, February 26 from noon — 2:00p.m. The Gallery hours are Monday - Thursday, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. The Kishwaukee College Art Gallery and the Closing Reception are free and open to the public.  Full Article


KC offers second-half semester courses for spring

February 20th, 2015—Kishwaukee College has several courses that begin on Monday, March 16 for the second half of the spring semester. The eight-week courses are credit-bearing and offer a unique opportunity for area residents to explore a program, complete required courses or prerequisites, or simply get an early start to a program or on their educational plans for the summer or fall terms. Whatever the reason, registration is now in progress for the "late start" courses at Kishwaukee College.  Full Article


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