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


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