ICC Police Department to Deploy Officer Body-Worn Cameras

Illinois Central College will equip its 32 campus police and security officers with body-worn cameras, effective February 29. The ICC Police Department is believed to be the first department in the area to equip all of its officers with body-worn camera technology. An Illinois law which took effect as of January 1, 2016, governs officer…  read more

Congratulations to the ICC Physical Therapist Assistant Program!

ICC’s Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Program recently completed a successful Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) accreditation site visit and a  recommendation for full accreditation from the peer review team. Full-time faculty include: Julie Feeny – Program Director Alice Gold-Pearce – Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education Adjunct faculty include: Karrie LaHaie Rosemarie Piper…  read more


CTE Month : Online learning for a new career

February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month at ICC. This month ICC is highlighting students from various CTE programs. ICC Nursing student Ashley Johnson doesn’t let a busy schedule keep her from achieving her education goals. A mother of an 8 month old, Ashley takes advantage of the flexibility online learning offers. “ICC offers a…  read more

ICC Purchases “Spanish Dancer” Sculpture

ICC recently purchased “Spanish Dancer”, a Sculpture Walk Peoria piece created by former ICC Art Program student Jaci Willis of Peoria. The College purchased the sculpture through restricted funds from the Educational Foundation’s Fine, Performing and Applied Arts Fund and plans to place it in late spring at the ICC North Campus. Photo courtesy Jeanette…  read more


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

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

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