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

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

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

ICC music students sing at Carnegie Hall

Eleven Illinois Central College music students had the opportunity to travel to New York City and sing in a 272-person choir on the main stage of the famous Carnegie Hall! Singing with the First United Methodist Church Peoria IL Sanctuary Choir – the students experienced all that New York has to offer culminating in an unforgettable…  read more

CTE Month : Finding success through nursing

February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month at ICC. This month ICC is highlighting students from various CTE programs. Nursing was a natural choice for ICC Nursing program graduate Kyler Samp. “I have always liked caring for other people. I am the oldest child in my household and have been helping take care of others…  read more

ICC Theatre presents ‘The Drunken City’

A bachelorette party goes awry in a city that never sleeps! The Drunken City offers a pointed and fun look at the nature of love & identity. Opens Friday, Nov 13 at 7:30pm in the Performing Arts Center Studio. On the bar crawl to end all crawls, three brides-to-be find their lives going topsy-turvy when one of them begins to…  read more

Just three chances left to see ‘The Odd Couple’ at ICC!

One can be a little messy. One is a clean-freak. One likes to be careful with money. One likes to spend like there’s no tomorrow. One likes to have some fun…the other prefers peace and quiet. Can two polar opposites live together?  You’ve got just three chances left to catch the hilarious Neil Simon, Tony-Award…  read more

ICC Graphic Design students design for a cause

ICC Graphic Design students partnered with the Pulse of Peoria Drumline this semester to help redesign the organization’s brochure materials. Students worked with the drumline to update their recruitment and fundraising materials in a class competition – designs were evaluated on overall design and the ability to convey the message. The top design was picked by…  read more