Scholarships open new doors – complete yours today!

The ICC Scholarship Application for the 2017 – 18 school year is due Saturday, April 1! In 2014, Michael felt stuck in a job without potential for growth. Michael wanted to pursue other options, but paying for college on top of his personal expenses seemed out of reach. Things changed when Michael filed his ICC…  read more

ICC and Bradley music students receive coaching from grammy nominated Angela Brown

Vocal students from Illinois Central College and Bradley University were treated to a special Master Class with Grammy-nominated vocalist Ms. Angela Brown Friday afternoon at ICC! Students were able to sing selected pieces and gain one-on-one feedback and coaching from an internationally recognized opera singer! Ms. Angela Brown helped students understand and work through breathing…  read more

Pekin high school students skype with teacher deployed overseas

Pekin Community High School students at ICC’s CISCO: All-Academy Day were given a surprise chance to Skype with their teacher Eric McCann, Master Sergeant USANG — currently deployed overseas. Professor McCann, who teaches ICC Dual Credit Courses at the school, shared about the importance of managing computer networking and security in the military. A special thank…  read more

ICC “Between the Lines” Program Explores the Meaning of Family in Tayari Jones’ Novel “Silver Sparrow”

Join Illinois Central College’s “Between the Lines” program as professors Paul Resnick and Margot Vance, Peoria Public Library Assistant Director Roberta Koscielski, and Wayne Cannon of Commonplace explore the meaning of family in Tayari Jones’ novel Silver Sparrow. Be part of the discussion about parent and teenage relations, the meaning of family, and the great…  read more

Scholarships help focus on family and school

Balancing a college education with family, work, and other responsibilities can be tough. Because of our generous donors, the ICC Educational Foundation connects students like Erica Ziegenbein with the scholarships that will help them succeed at Illinois Central College. A sophomore studying Art History, Erica struggled to find balance in her schedule, “because I am a single…  read more

Support ICC students on #GivingTuesday

This #GivingTuesday you can make a difference in the life of ICC students like Taiyah Smith. Taiyah and her three brothers grew up living with their grandparents. Her grandparents have been a great influence and encouragement in her pursuit of higher education, but after raising four grandchildren on Social Security paying her college tuition was…  read more

ICC Students Win First Place at the 48-Hour Filmmakers Fest 2016

Several ICC students won First Place in “Best Film” for their team submission of the film “Future Mr. Shop ‘n’ Save” at the 48-Hour Filmmakers Fest 2016 at the Peoria Riverfront Museum on Oct. 15. ICC students, including Graphic Design, Multimedia and undeclared majors, as well as an alum, teamed up and competed on their…  read more

Congratulations Spring 2016 Graduates!

Illinois Central College awarded over 900 degrees to graduates for the spring semester. Graduates can pick up their degree covers at the Enrollment Services Office at the East Peoria Campus. Congratulations to our Graduates! Associate in Applied Science Degree Middletown, CT Bailey Joel Andrew Orlando, FL Amy M Glass Abingdon, IL Vincent Edward Allen Bartonville, IL Sarah…  read more

Fueling a new career in Diesel Mechanics

Ashley Zimmerman feels right at home working with heavy equipment. As a senior at Delavan High School, it just made sense for this FFA Chapter President to pursue her passion for semi-trucks and diesel equipment at Illinois Central College. “I chose ICC’s diesel program because I know many graduates that speak highly of it and have gone on to be…  read more