CTE Month : Turning communication into a career

February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month at ICC. This month ICC is highlighting students from various CTE programs. Nick Brown has a passion for communication. As a student in ICC’s Interpreter Preparation Program (IPP), Nick is learning to interpret for the Deaf and hard of hearing communities. “[A] really good friend of mine convinced…  read more

“One Book, One College” Hosts NAACP Peoria Chapter President February 9

“One Book, One College” will be hosting a community leader’s presentation with Don Jackson on February 9, at 2:30 pm, in Room 212 C/D on the East Peoria Campus. Jackson will be speaking on civic engagement. Jackson is the current president of the NAACP Peoria Chapter and a practicing attorney in the Peoria area.  All…  read more

ICC Hosts Joe Benevento for Author Reading, Book Signing March 3

The ICC English, Humanities, and Language Studies Department will host Dr. Joe Benevento for a poetry and fiction reading on Thursday, March 3, at 1 pm, in the Student Lounge on the East Peoria Campus. The author will read from his latest works, Expecting Songbirds: Selected Poems, 1983-2015 and Saving St. Teresa, a Cupelli Brothers…  read more

Discover ICC is coming up Tuesday, Feb 16!

Discover ICC is a college fair for local high school juniors and seniors & their parents! Students can come on campus to get questions answered on topics like Financial Aid, Advisement, Transferring to a 4-Year, Program Info, and much more! Do you know someone making college decisions? Tell them to come to Discover ICC at the…  read more

Hort Club Valentine’s Day Plant Sale :: February 11

The ICC Horticulture Club will have a variety of centerpieces, potted plants and more available at their Valentine’s Day Plant Sale: Thursday, February 11 11 am (until they are sold out) Atrium, East Peoria Campus

Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training

Yellow Belt training is designed to give ICC employees an overview of Six Sigma methodology, how it is used at ICC to improve processes, and how all employees can become involved. Yellow Belt training consists of one three-hour session. Wed, March 2 9 am – noon Room 212C, East Peoria Campus Please secure supervisor approval, and…  read more

ICC Earns High Bond Rating from Standard & Poor’s

Standard and Poor’s Ratings Services recently assigned Illinois Central College a rating of “AA+” in a report issued January 20. The rating comes following the agency’s review of the college’s financial position, financial management practices and local economy. The high credit rating validates the college’s strong fiscal management and thoughtful stewardship and also allows ICC…  read more


CTE Month : Balancing family and career

February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month at ICC. This month ICC is highlighting students from various CTE programs. Harshala Bhandari was very busy as a mother and homemaker, but she also wanted to pursue something for her own personal development. “I was looking for a short course to refresh my knowledge which will help…  read more

ICC in the News :: Highway Construction Careers Training Program

An ICC Highway Construction Careers Training Program graduate was recently featured on WEEK-TV. Click to be redirected to the WEEK-TV website to view the story. An additional story on the program is scheduled to air the week of February 7.