“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


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

Calling all Writers :: Student Writing Contest open through March 11

Student Life is sponsoring a writing contest which is open to all students. Monetary awards will be presented to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places. Contest Rules: Author must be a currently enrolled student Must be student’s original work Categories: Documented research paper Creative writing/short story Essay of 500 words or less on “How my community…  read more

Attention Students :: Find your next job at ICC

Are you a current ICC student looking for a job? Or, do you know a student who needs employment?  Apply to work at ICC! Some of the benefits of working while you learn: Build your resume Network in a professional setting Earn money   To be eligible for employment, student applicants must be enrolled in…  read more


CTE Month : From the military to the lab

February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month at ICC. This month ICC is highlighting students from various CTE programs. Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) student Brandon Birdsell didn’t always know he wanted to pursue a job in the MLT field. An Army veteran, Brandon served several years in the military before deciding to return to school. “I…  read more

ICC’s “Between the Lines” Program Explores the Role of Food in Literature March 1

Remember Alice in Wonderland’s tea party or Ratty’s wicker luncheon-basket filled with scrumptious springtime picnic lunch in The Wind in the Willows? ICC instructors Catharine Schaidle and Pam Dewey reflect on how food plays a role in literature, with the emphasis on cuisine of India and China in the ICC “Between the Lines” presentation “General…  read more


February is CTE Month!

February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) month! ICC has many CTE Programs that prepare students to jump directly into a career including Graphic Communications, Cisco Networking, and Library Technical Assistant to name a few. To celebrate February as CTE Month, we will be sharing the stories of ICC students from a variety of CTE Programs. Learn…  read more