Listed below are the articles from the past 60 days. For a complete listing of press releases organized by school year, visit the press release archive.

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KC accepting applications for McIlrath scholarship

July 28th, 2015—The Financial Aid Office at Kishwaukee College has announced that applications for the Wayne McIlrath Family Scholarship are available. The McIlrath Scholarship is for adults who are beginning or returning to college at Kishwaukee. Applications are currently available in the Financial Aid Office at Kishwaukee College. The application deadline is September 1, 2015.  Full Article

Vegetable Production is growing at Kishwaukee CollegeVegetable Production is growing at Kishwaukee College

July 22nd, 2015—Linda Mlyniec, Kirkand, is pulling weeds under a brilliant blue sky. The extremely wet June in northern Illinois has given weeds an opportunity to, well, grow like weeds. "That is one thing I have learned," she said. "Keep things weeded!" Linda shares the heat, the dirt, and the pile of unwanted weeds with many gardeners. But there is one difference: Linda is receiving college credit. This summer, the Horticulture Program at Kishwaukee College is offering the second in a series of three courses on Sustainable Fruit and Vegetable Production.  Full Article

KC receives Nissan donationKC receives Nissan donation

July 14th, 2015—The Automotive Technology program at Kishwaukee College received a generous donation from Nissan North America, a 2013 Sentra SV. Tim Banasiak, Automotive Tech instructor, said, "I am extremely grateful to the Nissan Midwest Region. When they contacted me, they wanted to reach out to a local community college to help auto students in their education. The newer models like this Sentra SV help keep our program current, and give the students a chance to work on the latest technology."  Full Article

KC Radiology pinning ceremony held June 27KC Radiology pinning ceremony held June 27

July 2nd, 2015—Kishwaukee College Radiologic Technology graduates participated in a traditional pinning ceremony on Saturday, June 27 in Jenkins Auditorium in the Kishwaukee College Conference Center.  Full Article

Enbridge Energy establishes KC scholarshipsEnbridge Energy establishes KC scholarships

June 26th, 2015—The Kishwaukee College Foundation announced the establishment of a new scholarship through a generous donation from Enbridge, Inc. The Enbridge Energy Company Pipeline Industry Awareness Scholarship is intended for students at Kishwaukee College who are enrolled in the Automated Engineering Technology Program or Welding Technology Program. The scholarship fund will provide five scholarships worth $1,000 each for the Fall 2015 semester. Enbridge, Inc. is an energy delivery company that is based in Canada, with regional offices throughout the U.S. including the Chicagoland area. Enbridge has been safely delivering energy — natural gas, crude oil and alternative energies — for over 65 years. Enbridge has a long history of commitment to supporting educational opportunities. Pictured accepting the donation at Kishwaukee College are, L to R, Marshall Hayes, Executive Director of Development, Kishwaukee College Foundation; Dr. Tom Choice, President of Kishwaukee College; John Gauderman, Director of the Chicago Region, Enbridge, Inc.; Bernard Pupino, Coordinator of INAM Manufacturing at Kishwaukee College; and Representative Bob Pritchard.

KC Foundation announces scholarship recipients

June 25th, 2015—The Kishwaukee College Foundation announces the student scholarship recipients for Fall 2015. The Kishwaukee College Foundation annually offers over $250,000 in scholarship funds to eligible Kishwaukee College students. Scholarship Funds have been established by generous members of the community, local business and industry, and area agencies and associations to recognize, reward, and assist students who demonstrate academic achievement, leadership, and overall accomplishment.  Full Article

Summer special for GED® examinees

June 18th, 2015—During the summer, anyone planning to earn a GED credential will be eligible for a special GED Test promotion: a $10 discount. The special promotion is only available to first-time GED test-takers on their first subject area exam. Participating examinees must register for the test by August 1 and must take the test by August 31. Kishwaukee College is a GED test center.  Full Article

KC announces Spring 2015 Part-Time Student Honors List

June 4th, 2015—Over half the students at Kishwaukee College attend school part time and many of these students have responsibilities that extend far beyond the classroom, including work and family obligations. In honor of these students\\\' dedication and commitment to academic excellence, Kishwaukee College is pleased to announce its Part-time Student Honors List for Spring 2015.  Full Article

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