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

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 Women’s Basketball volunteers at Riverview Assisted Living!

The ICC women’s basketball team took a break from the hardwood as they volunteered at the Riverview Assisted Living Facility near ICC on Tuesday afternoon. Tuesday is BINGO day at Riverview, so some of the Cougar ladies were the “callers,” while other ICC players helped residents mark their cards or called out winning numbers for…  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

Cross Country Teams Win Big!

The men’s and women’s Cross Country teams competed in the St. Ambrose Fighting Bee Invitational on Saturday, October 10. The meet took place at the Crow Creek Park in Bettendorf, Iowa.  Both teams fared very well each capturing the first place trophy for Illinois Central College.  Outstanding job, team! Top Runners for the ICC Men…  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

BIO 110 students get outside for some lab work

Students in Tom Haner’s BIO 110 class take advantage of a beautiful fall day while studying foraging and ecology. The hands-on lab required students to compete and find scarce food sources while avoiding dangerous predators – data gathered helps students understand factors affecting natural habitats and survival.