ICC Hosts 13th Annual International Fair April 22

ICC’s international students will host the 13th Annual International Fair on Sat., April 22 from noon to 3 p.m. in the Cafeteria on the East Peoria Campus. The event is open to the public and will offer an opportunity to get to know international students and celebrate their cultures through music, entertainment, food samples and…  read more

“Covering Faith” Panel Discussion video now available

ICC Intercultural Diversity Committee’s panel discussion Feb. 15 on faith and women’s religious dress titled “Covering Faith, Unveiling the Meaning of Women’s Religious Dress” is now available on YouTube. Panelists representing Islam, Judaism, and Apostolic Christian spoke about what they wear and why they wear it.

“Taste of North Africa” :: March 2 at the ICC Culinary Institute

ICC Culinary Institute and International Education Program will join with Peoria Area World Affairs Council (PAWAC) to celebrate African cuisine during a “Taste of North Africa” event: Thurs., March 2 5:30 pm Dogwood Hall, North Campus The event features a three-course meal prepared by ICC Culinary Program employees and students, led by Chef Charles Robertson….  read more

You’re Invited :: “Covering Faith” Panel Discussion Feb. 15

ICC’s Intercultural Diversity Committee is hosting a special panel discussion on faith and women’s religious dress titled “Covering Faith, Unveiling the Meaning of Women’s Religious Dress.” Wed., Feb. 15 Noon Room 212 C/D, East Peoria Campus All students, faculty, staff, and community members are welcome. If it’s your lunch break, bring your food with you….  read more

ICC Offers Informational and Testing Sessions for Highway Construction Careers Training Program

Illinois Central College will hold several informational sessions for its Highway Construction Careers Training Program, with program applications and TABE testing available at each session.  There is no registration or fees required for the informational and testing sessions.  If selected for the program, applicants will be eligible to attend classes, which will begin on February…  read more

ICC Mourns Death of Trustee James Polk

Illinois Central College mourns the death of Board of Trustees member James K. Polk, 77, who passed away on Tues., Nov. 8. Polk was appointed to the Board in 1997 and was elected in his own right to the position in 1999. He continued in this role until his death. “The ICC family is deeply…  read more

Jane Elliott Speaks to “Perception, Power & Prejudice” :: Oct. 12

Jane Elliott, internationally acclaimed diversity expert and trainer, will speak exclusively to ICC employees for a presentation on “Perception, Power & Prejudice”: Wed., Oct. 12 8:30 to 10 am Performing Arts Center, East Peoria Campus Elliott is famous for her “Blue Eyes/Brown Eyes Exercise” known as “A Class Divided.” The day after Reverend Martin Luther…  read more

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at ICC :: September 19 to October 13

Join ICC’s International Education in celebrating the wonderful contributions and influences the Latin American Community has had in the United States by taking part in some cultural activities throughout the month. This year we will kick-off with the Annual Fair Trade Coffee Tasting on Monday, September 19 from 8 am to 2 pm in the East…  read more

You’re Invited :: “Can We Trust Muslims? The Rise of Islamophobia in the U.S.”

These employee-only sessions will be offered: North Campus:  Wed., September 21 1:30 to 3 pm Arbor Auditorium, Room A112 East Peoria Campus: Thurs., September 22 10 to 11:30 am OR 1 to 2:30 pm (Choose one session.) Tranquility Room Registration is required. RSVP to [email protected]

International Scholar Lunch and Learn :: April 27

Please join us in getting to know our International Scholars, Maggie Pei, visiting from China, and Dina Meshrif, visiting from Egypt. The event will be held Wednesday, April 27 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Room 212C/D, on the East Peoria Campus. The event is co-sponsored by International Studies and ICC English, Humanities and Language…  read more