For several years, Kaskaskia College has partnered with the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) and the Centralia Correctional Center to offer face-to-face instruction at the medium-security facility.
Students from Washington and Clinton County, Illinois, 4-H groups participated in a Saturday, January 28th workshop on theatre, communication, and public speaking at Kaskaskia College.
Kaskaskia College hosted the latest Illinois Community College Board’s Student Advisory Committee Meeting on January 24.
Kaskaskia College Nursing is hosting an open house on Wednesday, February 15, at the KC Nursing Education Center, located on KC’s main campus. The event will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m. and is open to anyone interested in learning about the college’s LPN and RN programs.
Kaskaskia College Board of Trustees awards bid for Vandalia Art Gallery and recognizes February as CTE Month
The Kaskaskia College Board of Trustees held its monthly meeting on Monday, January 23, 2023. Board members included Bill Hawley (Odin), Linda Stover (Centralia), Bryan Holthaus (Carlyle), Louis Kalert (Centralia), Laura Wedekemper (Shattuc), Jeff Brown (Greenville), and Alyssa Lurkins (Student Trustee). Jim Beasley (Centralia) was absent.
On Thursday, January 19, 2023, Kaskaskia College hosted several dignitaries in two separate, but very important visits. The Illinois Capital Development Board and United States Congressman Mike Bost (IL-12) toured the campus at separate times to review the recent renovations, hear about the latest developments, and learn of the College’s recent successes.
Kaskaskia College is one of three community colleges nationwide to receive a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as a part of their Humanities Initiatives at Community Colleges program for 2023. The grant, totaling $116,488, will fund the “Caring for the Dying/Caring for Us All: Death and the Meaning of Life in Healthcare” project under the direction of KC Professor of Philosophy Scott Crothers.
Kaskaskia College's Department of Workforce Development and Community Education is offering ten community education courses for February 2023.
Congratulations to the full- and part-time students on the Kaskaskia College President’s List for the fall 2022 semester!
Congratulations to the full- and part-time students on the Kaskaskia College Dean's List for the fall 2022 semester!
Kaskaskia College Foundation receives over $1.7 million donation from the Joe Pat Knight Charitable Remainder Unitrust
The Kaskaskia College Foundation received a bequest of $1,714,471.32 from the Joe Pat Knight Charitable Remainder Unitrust to benefit future awardees of the Joe P. Knight Endowed Scholarship and the Jane Knight Memorial Scholarship.
Kaskaskia College Agriculture Students receive accolades from fall Professional Agricultural Conference
Twenty-one Kaskaskia College agricultural students participated in the Illinois State Professional Agricultural Student (PAS) Fall Conference in October 2022 at Hancock Stadium on the Illinois State University campus.
Kaskaskia College’s Department of Workforce Development and Community Education is offering two community education courses for January 2023.
It is with deep regret that the college announces the passing of former Kaskaskia College President Dr. James C. Underwood. Dr. Underwood passed away at his home in Beaver Lake, Arkansas, on January 4th, 2023. To honor Dr. Underwood and his legacy, all Kaskaskia College flags will fly at half-mast this week.
Kaskaskia College will hold a Special Saturday Enrollment Day at the main campus, and all Education Centers on Saturday, January 7, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, for all new and continuing students needing help with admissions, advising, course registration, and financial aid for the spring semester. Courses for the spring 2023 semester begin on Monday, January 9, 2023.