Flags at Half Staff

Illinois Central College, under the direction of Gov. Bruce Rauner, complies with the Illinois Flag Display Act in lowering its campus flags to half-staff in honor of Illinois’ Fallen. In honor and remembrance of Navy SEAL Senior Chief Petty Officer William “Ryan” Owens, of Peoria, who died on Sat., Jan. 31 from wounds sustained in a raid…  read more

ICC Proudly Recognizes Its Student and Employee Veterans

ICC proudly salutes students and employees who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. On Veterans Day (Fri., Nov. 11), there will be a video presentation honoring all veterans past, present and future in the East Peoria Campus Dining seating area from 11 am to 1 pm. All veterans will receive a FREE lunch that…  read more

Honoring Illinois’ Fallen

ICC honors the Illinois Display Act, in accordance with the State of Illinois. Accordingly, the College flies all United States and State of Illinois flags from sunrise to sunset on the day of the funeral of every fallen Illinois soldier and the two days preceding that day. For information on the fallen heroes for which…  read more

9/11 “Never Forget” Mobile Exhibit Arrives in East Peoria

The 9/11 “Never Forget” Mobile Exhibit will be on display at the Par-a-Dice Hotel Casino in East Peoria from August 24 through August 29. The 53-ft. trailer unfolds into a 1,000 sq. ft. exhibit featuring artifacts from the Twin Towers in New York City, as well as documentary videos and recordings from radio transmissions on…  read more

Marie Marcotte to be Honored in Women Veterans Celebration

Congratulations to Veterans Affairs Coordinator Marie Marcotte, who will be recognized by the Illinois Comptroller Leslie Geissler Munger’s Office in celebration of Women Veterans. The Comptroller’s Office hosts the celebration in recognition of women veterans who provide “leadership, dedication and ongoing service to our country.” The recognition and reception will take place at the James…  read more

ICC Named to Victory Media’s 2016 Military Friendly Schools List for Fourth Year

For the fourth year in a row, Illinois Central College was designated a 2016 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM Jobs SM, and Military Spouse magazines. The designation is awarded to the top colleges, universities, community colleges and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace…  read more

ICC Receives $5,000 Donation from VFW Post 814

Illinois Central College Veterans Affairs office today received a $5,000 donation from Peoria VFW Post 814 to benefit student veterans at the College. ICC is currently determining how best to use the donation. “The Veterans Affairs office at ICC is honored to have been chosen by VFW Post 814 to be the recipient of this…  read more

ICC Hosts Inaugural National Apprenticeship Week Events November 2-6

Illinois Central College will host several activities November 2-6, as part of the U.S. Department of Labor’s inaugural National Apprenticeship Week. The week is set aside to promote the impact apprenticeship opportunities have in the training of the 21st century workforce and to gain support for the U.S. Department of Labor’s goal to double the…  read more