Construction Update: Nature Court Lane Closure May 31 (East Peoria Campus)

On Tues., May 31, a portion of Nature Court (near the Technology Center) will be reduced to one lane to allow access for the roofing project. The lane is expected to open once again for normal use on Wed., June 1. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause. For questions, please contact…  read more

Board of Trustees unanimously approves Dr. Sheila Quirk-Bailey’s contract

In action today, the Illinois Central College Board of Trustees unanimously approved the contract of Dr. Sheila Quirk-Bailey, finalizing the hire of the fifth president of the College. At the meeting, Dr. Quirk-Bailey said, “Serving as Illinois Central College’s fifth president will be a great honor. I am looking forward to working with the outstanding…  read more


Softball at the NJCAA 2016 National Championship

Illinois Central Softball entered as #8 seed in the NJCAA DII Softball National Championship May 19-21, 2016, in Clinton, MS. The tournament title seemed illusive for the Cougars during Round 1 when they lost to Labette 1-2. However, the ladies rallied in Round 2 on Thursday by beating Potomac 4-0 and later Highland 11-6. On Friday, they…  read more

Respiratory Therapy Program Concludes Site Visit with 100% Compliance

Congratulations to the Respiratory Therapy Program, which concluded a site visit on May 13 with 100% compliance on 76 Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) Standards. The summation report from sit visitors will be forwarded to their board of review and official notification of 10 years accreditation is expected this summer. Congratulations to Program…  read more


Congratulations to the ICC Class of 2016!

Illinois Central College honored its newest graduates at the ICC Commencement Ceremony 2016 on Saturday, May 14, 2016. ICC awarded over 1,000 degrees at the end of the Spring 2016 Semester. CONGRATULATIONS to our newest alums! Become a fan of the Illinois Central College – Alumni Association today! Find out more and join at…  read more

U.S. Dept. of Education Selects ICC for Nationwide Experiment on Dual Enrollment

Experiment will study the impact of awarding the Federal Pell Grant to low-income high school students and increasing their access to a college education. Thanks to the U.S. Department of Education’s selection of Illinois Central College to participate in an experimental study on dual enrollment, more area high school students will have the opportunity to…  read more

Spring 2016 Commencement is Saturday, May 14

ICC will celebrate its Spring 2016 Commencement on Saturday, May 14 at 9:30 a.m. at the Peoria Civic Center. Of the nearly 1,200 students receiving degrees and/or certificates, a record number of approximately 325 graduates are expected to participate in the ceremony. The ceremony can be watched live via web streaming at Peoria Police…  read more

Fire/Evacuation Drill Scheduled for Tues., May 24 (East Peoria Campus)

The College will conduct a fire/evacuation drill on the East Peoria Campus on Tues., May 24 at approximately 3:30 pm. The drill will begin upon the activation of the emergency alarms, lights, strobes, and public address systems. This drill will include the Main Academic Building (including Technology Center, Career Center, and Library/Administration Building), the AIT…  read more

ICC Workshops in May and June Focus on Parenting Today’s Kids

Illinois Central College’s Professional Development Institute (PDI) will host several workshops aimed at providing parents the tools they need to parent children in specific age groups. “Your Parenting Tool Kit” workshops are facilitated by Lisa Gentry, a public school teacher and private practice counselor with more than 20 years of experience working with children and…  read more


ICC Softball takes Region 24 Championship!

Illinois Central College Women’s Softball defeats Heartland 20-3 to claim the NJCAA Region 24 Championship! ICC Softball is going to NATIONALS! Congratulations to our all-tournament team, Tourney MVP Ali Haesele, and Coach of the Tournament Heather Doty! The full tournament bracket is available online here! Round 1 : Thursday, May 5 12:30pm – #8 Spoon River…  read more