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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


Grace Finds Her Place at ICC

When Grace transfers to Iowa State University this fall, she knows she will be ready for whatever comes her way. Through opportunities and mentorship offered to her as an ICC… Read more »

April 08, 2024


Jenessa: From Medicine to Music

Jenessa hasn’t always dreamed of becoming a high school band director. She originally planned to enter the medical field, but that all changed her junior year of high school when… Read more »

April 08, 2024


IT Workforce Accelerator Surpasses Goals, Helping Over 800 Residents Gain Skills for New Careers

The IT Workforce Accelerator program is funded by a $14.6 million U.S. Economic Development Administration grant received by Bradley University, Eureka College, and Illinois Central College in 2022. The program… Read more »

March 27, 2024


Natasha: Gaining Confidence to Achieve Dreams

Ever since she was a little girl, Natasha wanted to be a nurse, but as she grew older, she says her confidence in her ability to have direct interaction with… Read more »

March 20, 2024


Driving Educational Equity: Dual Credit Expansion and Virtual Reality EMT Training

Illinois Central College (ICC) recently received two grants from the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) totaling $204,018 through June 30, 2025. The program will help more low-income students earn college… Read more »

March 08, 2024


NSF Grant Supports STEM Talent in Innovative Water Analysis Program

Illinois Central College (ICC) was awarded $349,397 in grant funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for an Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program called Creating a Workforce Pipeline of STEM… Read more »

February 28, 2024