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Montserrat: Overcoming First-Generation Obstacles

Montserrat is a recent recipient of a $1,000 Jose Madrigal Memorial Endowed Scholarship, and one of two Foundation scholarship recipients highlighted at the 2023 Community Celebration. Monty, as she is… Read more »

October 27, 2023


Sydney Shines as SI Leader, Embedded and Professional Tutor

Like so many students, Sydney began her ICC journey during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, which she says was a “difficult experience,” as she was unable to form close… Read more »

October 02, 2023


Julie’s Journey: Finding Her Fresh Start and Achieving Success

Restarting school was both a bold and scary decision for Julie. Learning there was a scholarship specifically designed for an older, returning student like Julie was extremely encouraging to her…. Read more »

September 01, 2023


Silas Finds Opportunity and Support During His Pre-Med Studies

Silas came to ICC after being homeschooled his entire life. He knew he wanted to go to college and pursue his education while being financially responsible and staying close to… Read more »

August 01, 2023


Griffin Dahlberg Receives the DPET Outstanding Graduate Award

Griffin Dahlberg, a recent graduate of the Diesel-Powered Equipment Technology (DPET) Program, is a leader, exceptional student, and recipient of the DPET program’s Outstanding Graduate Award. During his freshman year,… Read more »

July 01, 2023


Empowering Student Voices: Wes Eggert Wins ICCB Student Board Member Seat

Our very own Illinois Central College student Wes Eggert has won the 2023-24 Illinois Community College Board (ICCB), student member seat. Wes was recommended for the seat by Cassie Keller,… Read more »

July 01, 2023


Allie Scrivner Recognized as a Coca-Cola Academic Team Gold Scholar

Our very own Illinois Central College student Allie Scrivner has been named a 2023 Coca-Cola Academic Team Gold Scholar and will receive a $1,500 scholarship. Students are nominated for this… Read more »

May 08, 2023


Language, Love, and Learning: Kevin’s Inspiring Graduation Story

Kevin is a recent graduate of the Industrial Maintenance Technology Program. He came to the United States from the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2018. His English was limited…. Read more »

May 01, 2023


Building Bridges of Support: Grace’s Path to Academic Success

Starting college can be a huge transition in one’s life. Moving to a new town, meeting new people, and taking new classes can be stressful for anyone. For Grace Musubika,… Read more »

April 24, 2023


Tori’s Triumph: Navigating Life’s Tightrope with Dedication and Resilience

Balance is a challenge when walking a tightrope. Victoria (Tori) added juggling to the degree of difficulty. Working for the Department of Children and Family Services, being a wife, and… Read more »

April 01, 2023