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Kaskaskia College Announces Spring 2021 Community Education Classes

Jan 12

Want to learn how to decorate a cake? Or paint with watercolors? Learn a new culture? Kaskaskia College has announced its lineup of spring 2021 community education offerings, with over 50 courses available.

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Kaskaskia College Donates Welding Equipment to Central Community High School

Jan 11

In December, Kaskaskia College’s Welding Technology Professor Cory Wellen and Construction Operations Professor Pete Donnelly visited with dual credit trades classes at Central Community High School in Breese. The visit included a donation of two MIG welders and two stick welders to the CHS’s trades’ program.

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Kaskaskia College Board of Trustees approve to move forward for new contract with Barnes and Noble College

Dec 22

The Kaskaskia College Board of Trustees met Monday, December 21, 2020, for its regular monthly meeting. Board members include Bill Hawley (Odin), Linda Stover (Centralia), Jim Beasley (Centralia), Bryan Holthaus (Carlyle), Laura Wedekemper (Shattuc), Louis Kalert (Centralia). Jim Mason (Breese) was absent.

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Kaskaskia College Gears Up for Spring 2021

Dec 16

While 2020 is winding down, Kaskaskia College is focused on helping students take their next steps towards a degree or certificate in 2021. KC is currently enrolling students for the spring 2021 semester and providing services such as testing, tutoring, and financial aid counseling.

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Kaskaskia College Foundation Establishes John C. January Scholarship

Dec 15

The Kaskaskia Foundation is proud to announce the new John C. January Memorial Scholarship aimed at supporting KC students pursuing a degree or certificate in industrial automation, industrial electricity, industrial management, industrial technology, or welding.

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Kaskaskia College Physical Therapy Program Receives Re-Accreditation

Dec 9

Kaskaskia College’s Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) Program received full re-accreditation for ten years from the nationally recognized Commission on Accreditation for Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).

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Kaskaskia College Delivers Over $107 Million Economic Impact

Dec 8

Kaskaskia College completed a regional economic impact study with Emsi, a labor market data company, to examine District 501's effect on the regional economy. KC creates a significant positive impact on the business community, plus generates a return on investment to students, taxpayers, and society.

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Kaskaskia College to Offer "Achieving Success with Difficult People" Online Course

Dec 7

The Kaskaskia College Office of Industrial and Continuing Education is pleased to offer an online course titled "Achieving Success with Difficult People.”Participants will learn to see things from others' viewpoints based on their needs, values, beliefs, experiences, skills, knowledge, and self-interests.

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Kaskaskia College Friends of the Fine Arts hosts online auction

Dec 7

The Kaskaskia College Friends of the Fine Arts (KCFFA) organization is hosting an online holiday fundraising auction to raise money for scholarships and fine and performing arts assistance.

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Southern Illinois Builders Association donates $5,000 to KC Carpentry

Dec 2

Kaskaskia College’s Carpentry Occupations Program received a $5,000 donation from the Southern Illinois Builders Association (SIBA).

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Kaskaskia College Friends of the Fine Arts awards over $7,000 in scholarships

Dec 2

The Kaskaskia College Friends of the Fine Arts (KCFFA) organization recently awarded six scholarships to KC art, music, and theater students totaling $7,200. Each student received supplemental funds to cover the cost of educational expenses such as tuition, fees, books, and any other pre-approved program supplies.

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Kaskaskia College Approves Development of Land Lease Proposal; Moves Ahead With Campus Improvements

Nov 24

The Kaskaskia College Board of Trustees met Monday, November 23, 2020, for its regular monthly meeting. Board members include Bill Hawley (Odin), Linda Stover (Centralia), Bryan Holthaus (Carlyle), Laura Wedekemper (Shattuc), Louis Kalert (Centralia), and Jim Mason (Breese). Jim Beasley (Centralia) was absent.

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“12 Steps in Everyday Life” Class to Be Held virtually via Zoom

Nov 23

KC's "12 Steps in Everyday Life" class provides a straight-forward process for anyone who seeks to experience inner peace, healthier relationships, and life purpose.

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Kaskaskia College Announces Illinois Tier 3 Mitigation Measures

Nov 20

Kaskaskia College will return to fully online courses beginning Monday, November 30. The college continues to adapt and develop plans that ensure the safety of all students and staff by limiting face-to-face contact and increasing precautions to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

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National Junior College Athletic Association Names First Kaskaskia College Representative

Nov 12

The National Junior College Athletic Association named basketball player Jalen Williams as the first National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Student-Athlete Council Representative from Kaskaskia College.

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