The Kaskaskia College Board of Trustees held its monthly meeting on Monday, November 21, 2021. Board members included Bill Hawley (Odin), Bryan Holthaus (Carlyle), Louis Kalert (Centralia), Laura Wedekemper (Shattuc), Jeff Brown (Greenville), and Alexis Enke (Student Trustee). Jim Beasley (Centralia) was absent.
Illinois Law Enforcement Alarm System (ILEAS) representatives Scott Snider and Shawn Richards visited the Kaskaskia Criminal Justice Program to talk about their involvement on the ILEAS team.
Want to explore your creativity before the holidays? Sign up today for one or more of Kaskaskia College’s December community education classes! December course offerings include:
The Kaskaskia College Automotive Technology Advisory Committee met in person on Tuesday, November 9, 2021.
For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the Kaskaskia College Theatre Guild will host a fall production open to the public in the Jane Knight Auditorium on the college’s main campus. Kaskaskia College students will take the stage to perform “Check Please and Check Please: Take 2” for three performances on November 19-21st.
Kaskaskia College Partners with Talkspace to Offer KC Students Access to Free Online Therapy Services
During this time of heightened stress and anxiety, Kaskaskia College is providing students with an additional way to support their mental health and overall well-being, with no-cost access to Talkspace online therapy.
On October 26, 2021, the Kaskaskia College Radiologic Technology Program held its annual advisory board meeting.
The Kaskaskia College Board of Trustees held their monthly meeting on Monday, October 25, 2021, with a pre-hearing to discuss the issuance of funding bonds. Board members included Bill Hawley (Odin), Jim Beasley (Centralia), Bryan Holthaus (Carlyle), Louis Kalert (Centralia), Laura Wedekemper (Shattuc), Jeff Brown (Greenville), and Alexis Enke (Student Trustee).
Kaskaskia College continues to boost the regional economy and educate a new generation to fulfill the workforce demands in industries throughout Illinois, according to a new study by the Illinois Community College Board.
Centralia Business and Professional Women’s Club, Inc. named Kaskaskia College Vice President of Instructional Services Julie Obermark as their 2021 Woman of the Year, honoring her leadership, integrity, and commitment to education. Centralia BPW has been awarding the Woman of the Year award since 1971, making Obermark the 50th recipient.
Kaskaskia College and McKendree University Sign Partnership Agreement for Accounting in Business Administration
Kaskaskia College and McKendree University signed a new articulation agreement for KC graduates to transfer to McKendree and continue their bachelor's degree in business administration, specializing in accounting. Students who complete their Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree at KC through this partnership will secure admittance to McKendree University; the agreement's benefits are significant to graduates' time, money, and effort.
Testing Locations within the Kaskaskia College District 501
Kaskaskia College students that are aspiring actors, directors, set designers, and other theater professions now have the option of transferring to Southern Illinois University Carbondale to earn a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theater.
After a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Kaskaskia College is pleased to announce that it will once again host its Enduring Freedom Veterans Day Remembrance Celebration on Wednesday, November 10, on the college’s main campus. Kaskaskia College is proud to honor the service of those men and women who have given their time and energy to the benefit of our country.
The Centralia City Council has proclaimed the month of October as Manufacturing Month that includes a pledge to continue to collaborate with Kaskaskia College to increase vocational training opportunities for students to close the skills gap.