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First-Generation Student Success

Being a first-generation student can make going to college even more challenging. Not knowing where to start or what path you may take can seem daunting to many students. For… Read more »

June 01, 2023

Kayode Moronfoye

Moving away for college is always a big step in one’s life. Moving across the world is another big step one must take. Transitioning into a new place, new college,… Read more »

May 01, 2023

Academic Support Center Lead Matt to Success

Many people choose ICC to further their education for a variety of reasons, some being for the affordability, accessibility and location of the college in central Illinois. For others, these… Read more »

April 20, 2023

From Hawaii to the Midwest: One Chef’s Journey with ICC

Some people may question why one would leave living in Hawaii, being a chef, and enjoying the beauty of the islands to move to the Midwest, but for Gypsy Russ,… Read more »

December 09, 2022

Devin’s Education was Diesel Powered at ICC

“ICC is home to the best diesel program that I know for college students”, praises Devin Cole, who completed the Illinois Central College Diesel Powered Equipment Technology Program, better known… Read more »

November 09, 2022

All Around the World, Students are Proud to Graduate from ICC 

From earning his degree online and receiving the same outstanding support from ICC staff, Wajih Zaman  was able to graduate with the class of 2021 from Karachi, Pakistan.  “My experience… Read more »

October 09, 2022

The Impact of an Advisor Changed Derek’s Life

Derek had dreams of becoming an engineer when he grew up. He knew that this career would have “practical value”, something that he was looking for when thinking about his… Read more »

September 09, 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

An ICC Family Celebration for Father & Son

Looking to aim high, Michael recently earned the ultimate head start in his education and career. In May, Michael earned his associate degree from ICC and graduated from high school… Read more »

May 24, 2022

CTE Programs Lead River to Prestigious Scholarship Opportunity

The Career and Technical programs at ICC establish an outstanding foundation for students to transition directly into high-demand, high-wage jobs after graduation. The Machine Tool Technology and CNC Machine Operator… Read more »

April 14, 2022