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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

Tragic Loss Inspires Natalie to Help Others in Radiographer Program

Chances are you or someone you know has been affected by cancer. One in three people in the United States battle some form of the horrible disease. For Natalie, it… Read more »

April 14, 2022

Journalism Program is the Harbinger for Stephanie’s Success

As a first-generation college student and a working mom, Stephanie needed assurance her educational journey was the Smart Choice for her and her family. Through several hands-on practical experiences, ICC… Read more »

March 17, 2022

A Hidden Gem of CTE Programs: ICC Interpreter Preparation

At Illinois Central College, we honored students for their achievements and accomplishments during February’s National CTE (Career and Technical Education) Month. When thinking of CTE programs, we tend to think… Read more »

February 24, 2022