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Al’s Journey: From Uncertainty to Ambition

At just 20, Al is an ambitious entrepreneur well-known around ICC and Peoria, with numerous internships and two self-founded companies to his name. However, only a few short years ago,… Read more »

July 16, 2024


Balancing Act: MJ’s Path to Nursing

When MJ embarked on his college journey, he felt unprepared and lacked a clear direction, which initially led him to drop out of ICC. However, his passion for nursing was… Read more »

July 16, 2024


Ana’s Dual Degrees Elevate Her Education 

Ana just graduated from high school, but she is already starting her junior year at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She wants to become a speech pathologist or English professor…. Read more »

July 12, 2024


ICC Scholarship Leads Kyle to Success

Kyle, an Ameren Illinois Energy Efficiency Scholarship recipient, has overcome many obstacles. He says, “No one in my family has ever graduated college, but I want to break that cycle.”… Read more »

July 10, 2024


Dr. Bettsey Barhorst Receives ICCTA Certificate of Merit Award

Illinois Central College (ICC) is proud to announce Dr. Bettsey Barhorst, a former board member and long-serving advocate for community colleges, was honored with the Illinois Community College Trustees Association… Read more »

June 10, 2024


Michael Unes Named Vice President of Institutional Advancement

Illinois Central College is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Unes as its new Vice President of Institutional Advancement. Unes brings over 25 years of distinguished leadership experience in… Read more »

June 03, 2024


Bond Rating Upgraded to AA+

On May 15, Standard and Poor’s Global Ratings increased Illinois Central College’s bond rating to AA+ with a stable outlook. Proudly we are one of only two community colleges in… Read more »

May 15, 2024


Congratulations 2024 Graduates

Students, their families, college employees, and community members celebrated 1,920 graduates who earned more than 2,083 credentials, during Commencement on Saturday, May 11, 2024. The ceremony was held at the… Read more »

May 13, 2024


Phi Theta Kappa and Beyond: Hanna’s Passion

Ever since she was young, Hanna has known her life’s purpose is to work with children and make a positive difference in people’s lives. Her dream is to earn a… Read more »

May 07, 2024


Success Starts Here: Community College Month Highlights Opportunities

Illinois Central College (ICC) is joining community colleges across the country this April in celebrating Community College Month, a grassroots education campaign coordinated by the Association of Community College Trustees… Read more »

April 11, 2024