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Kaskaskia College Student Zach Steevens receives Outstanding Student Award from American Welding Society

May 12

Kaskaskia College student Zach Steevens recently received the Outstanding Student Award from the St. Louis Chapter of the American Welding Society. 

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Kaskaskia College Automotive Program Receives $30,000 Donation

May 6

Kaskaskia College’s automotive technology program has received a $30,000 donation to enhance educational opportunities for students in the automotive industry. Earl Flack, President of McKay Auto Parts, presented the check to Kaskaskia College President George Evans and Charles DeBernardi, Assistant Professor of Automotive Technology at McKay Auto Parts headquarters in Litchfield, Illinois.

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Kaskaskia College graduation set for Friday, May 13

May 2

Kaskaskia College will hold an outdoor commencement ceremony on Friday, May 13, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. to celebrate the class of 2022. The ceremony will be held outdoors on the Kaskaskia College Soccer field, located on the west end of the college’s main campus near the Nursing Education Center.

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Kaskaskia College to honor 50 years of nursing graduates at pinning ceremony

May 2

Kaskaskia College will honor 50 years of nursing graduates on Thursday, May 12, 2022, at a reception and the combined health sciences pinning ceremony. Special guests invited include the first nursing graduating class of 1972, who will be honored during the reception and ceremony. 

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Kaskaskia College Board of Trustees welcomes new student trustee and reviews new parking and entry access plans

Apr 26

The Kaskaskia College Board of Trustees held its monthly meeting on Monday, April 25, 2022. Board members included Bill Hawley (Odin), Linda Stover (Centralia), Laura Wedekemper (Shattuc), Jim Beasley (Centralia), Jeff Brown (Greenville), Bryan Holthaus (Carlyle), and Alexis Enke (Student Trustee). Louis Kalert (Centralia) was absent.

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Kaskaskia College’s May 2022 Community Education Courses Calendar

Apr 20

Kaskaskia College Community and Continuing Education is offering eight courses during May at the district’s education centers. Courses feature a wide range of topics for students of all ages, including chair yoga, making desserts, and painted sign design!

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Kaskaskia College hosting Visiting Writers series event on April 13

Mar 25

Kaskaskia College will host a Visiting Writers Series event on Wednesday, April 13, from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Lifelong Learning Center on the main campus. The featured writer will be poet Lesley Brower.

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Kaskaskia College hosts fourth annual high school welding competition; winners earn scholarships

Mar 23

Nineteen high school students from seven local high schools competed in Kaskaskia College’s 4th annual welding competition at the Crisp Technology Center on Friday, March 18. The students representing Wesclin High School, Breese Central High School, Nashville High School, Carlyle High School, Centralia High School, Mulberry Grove High School, and Salem High School were scored on welding techniques, torch cutting, assembly, and shop etiquette.

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KASKASKIA COLLEGE TO HOST "AN EVENING OF JAZZ" FUNDRAISER APRIL 29, 2022

Mar 21

The Kaskaskia College Friends of the Fine Arts is pleased to announce "An Evening of Jazz" - a fundraising event that will be held in the KC Student Center and Jane Knight Auditorium on April 29, 2022, beginning at 6:00 pm.

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Forged in Fire: Metal forging classes and open house to be held in April at Kaskaskia College

Mar 18

Kaskaskia College is proud to host “Forged in Fire” and “Master of Arms” blacksmith Dustin Rhodes of Dustin Rhodes Forge Works for an open house metal forging demonstration on Saturday, April 9, and metal forging courses on Saturday, April 30th.

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Jim Beasley Veterans Tribute to Host Ceremony in Observance for Vietnam War Veterans Day

Mar 18

The Jim Beasley Veterans Tribute committee will be hosting a ceremony on Tuesday, March 29, at 4:30 p.m. to observe Vietnam War Veterans Day. The ceremony will be at the Tribute, located on the main campus of Kaskaskia College.

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Kaskaskia College April 2022 Community Education Courses Calendar

Mar 18

Kaskaskia College Community and Continuing Education are offering 13 courses during April at the district’s education centers. Courses feature a wide range of topics for students all of ages, including sign language, Feng Shui, painting, essential oils, spring crafts, cooking, and more!

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KC Professor Awarded Grant by Illinois Arts Council Agency

Mar 17

Kaskaskia College English Professor Josh Woods has been awarded an Individual Artist Support Grant by the Illinois Arts Council Agency. The grant is intended to help Woods further develop his novel, The Black Palace, both as a marketed book and as a potential adaptation into a series.

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Explore Kaskaskia College Day to be held on April 1

Mar 16

Kaskaskia College is hosting “Explore KC Day” on Friday, April 1st, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The event is free and open to any high school student, parents, or other potential students that wish to visit KC and learn more about the college.

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“International Trauma Life Support” EMT course offered at Kaskaskia College

Mar 10

The Kaskaskia College Department of Industrial and Continuing Education is offering an “International Trauma Life Support” course at the Kaskaskia College Salem Education Center on March 21 & 22, 2022, from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

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