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Full Circle: Art Historian, Dr. Megan Foster-Campbell’s Journey From Student to Professor

ICC Class of  1994  (Associate of Arts and Sciences) Transferred to Washington University in St. Louis, – Bachelor’s in Art History Professor, Art History at Illinois Central College   Tell us about… Read more »

August 22, 2022


Planting Knowledge, Harvesting Futures: Professor, Pete Fandel’s Journey in Agriculture Education  

ICC Class of 1991 (Agriculture) Transferred to Illinois State University – 2 Bachelors in Agribusiness and Agronomy Masters in Agronomy from the University of Illinois  Professor, Illinois Central College  Tell us about… Read more »

August 15, 2022


Our WEI Program is a Life Changer

The Workforce Equity Initiative program at Illinois Central College is truly a life changer. For single mother, O’Shaughnessy Boyd, the WEI program gave her a completely new outlook on her… Read more »

August 09, 2022


Caring for Patients, Inspiring Students: Joe Cook’s Path in Nursing

ICC Class of 2008 (Nursing) Nursing Patient Safety Program Manager at OSF HealthCare Lead Adjunct Faculty at Illinois Central College  Tell us about the career path that led you to your current… Read more »

August 08, 2022


Investing in the Future: ICC Partners to Expand IT Job Opportunities in Central Illinois

The US Economic Development Administration announced this morning that Illinois Central College was the recipient of nearly $15 million to develop an IT certification ecosystem in Central Illinois. This grant… Read more »

August 04, 2022


The Art of Transformation: David Smit’s Story from Marine to Graphic Design Professor

ICC Class of 1994  (Art, Architecture, Graphic Design) Transferred to Northern Illinois University – Bachelor’s in Visual Communication Master’s in Visual Communication and Design from Bradley University Professor of Graphic Design and Multimedia… Read more »

August 01, 2022


Seed of Knowledge, Harvest of Opportunity: Leah Grebner’s Journey in Healthcare

ICC Class of 1995 (Medical Records Technology) Program Director, Health Information Technology at Illinois Central College   I was already working an entry-level position in the career field and was promoted right… Read more »

July 25, 2022


Fire Chief, John Knapp Got His “Jump Start” in the ICC Fire Science Program

ICC Class of 1992 (Fire Science) Fire Chief, East Peoria Fire Department Tell us about the career path that led you to your current job.     I started my career within months… Read more »

July 18, 2022


New Business Manager, Brent Baker Shares How ICC Nurtured His Success

ICC Class of 2011 (Psychology) Transferred to Bradley University – Bachelor’s in Psychology New Business Development Manager, Natural Fiber Welding 2021 ICC Alumnus of the Last Decade Award Tell us about the… Read more »

July 11, 2022


The Power of Passion: Charlie Johnson’s Journey from Student to Business Owner

ICC Student 2008-09 (Graphic Design) Owner at CJ Signs Tell us about the career path that led you to your current job.   I started my business in my parent’s basement. Eventually,… Read more »

July 04, 2022