Listed below are the articles from the past 60 days. For a complete listing of press releases organized by school year, visit the press release archive.

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KC Radiology pinning ceremony held June 27KC Radiology pinning ceremony held June 27

July 2nd, 2015—Kishwaukee College Radiologic Technology graduates participated in a traditional pinning ceremony on Saturday, June 27 in Jenkins Auditorium in the Kishwaukee College Conference Center.  Full Article

Enbridge Energy establishes KC scholarshipsEnbridge Energy establishes KC scholarships

June 26th, 2015—The Kishwaukee College Foundation announced the establishment of a new scholarship through a generous donation from Enbridge, Inc. The Enbridge Energy Company Pipeline Industry Awareness Scholarship is intended for students at Kishwaukee College who are enrolled in the Automated Engineering Technology Program or Welding Technology Program. The scholarship fund will provide five scholarships worth $1,000 each for the Fall 2015 semester. Enbridge, Inc. is an energy delivery company that is based in Canada, with regional offices throughout the U.S. including the Chicagoland area. Enbridge has been safely delivering energy — natural gas, crude oil and alternative energies — for over 65 years. Enbridge has a long history of commitment to supporting educational opportunities. Pictured accepting the donation at Kishwaukee College are, L to R, Marshall Hayes, Executive Director of Development, Kishwaukee College Foundation; Dr. Tom Choice, President of Kishwaukee College; John Gauderman, Director of the Chicago Region, Enbridge, Inc.; Bernard Pupino, Coordinator of INAM Manufacturing at Kishwaukee College; and Representative Bob Pritchard.

KC Foundation announces scholarship recipients

June 25th, 2015—The Kishwaukee College Foundation announces the student scholarship recipients for Fall 2015. The Kishwaukee College Foundation annually offers over $250,000 in scholarship funds to eligible Kishwaukee College students. Scholarship Funds have been established by generous members of the community, local business and industry, and area agencies and associations to recognize, reward, and assist students who demonstrate academic achievement, leadership, and overall accomplishment.  Full Article

Summer special for GED® examinees

June 18th, 2015—During the summer, anyone planning to earn a GED credential will be eligible for a special GED Test promotion: a $10 discount. The special promotion is only available to first-time GED test-takers on their first subject area exam. Participating examinees must register for the test by August 1 and must take the test by August 31. Kishwaukee College is a GED test center.  Full Article

KC announces Spring 2015 Part-Time Student Honors List

June 4th, 2015—Over half the students at Kishwaukee College attend school part time and many of these students have responsibilities that extend far beyond the classroom, including work and family obligations. In honor of these students\\\' dedication and commitment to academic excellence, Kishwaukee College is pleased to announce its Part-time Student Honors List for Spring 2015.  Full Article

Kishwaukee College announces Spring 2015 Dean's List

May 27th, 2015—The following Kishwaukee College students have been named to the official Spring 2015 Deans List, according to the Office of Admissions, Registration and Records.  Full Article

Bruce Griffith receives 2015 KC Roberts AwardBruce Griffith receives 2015 KC Roberts Award

May 26th, 2015—Kishwaukee College named Bruce Griffith, Sycamore, as the recipient of the 2015 John C. Roberts Community Service Award. The Award was given to the Griffith during Commencement Ceremonies at Kishwaukee College on May 16. The John C. Roberts Community Service Award was established in 2009 to recognize the importance of community members in the success of Kishwaukee College. Bruce Griffith has been a life-long advocate of education and service to the community. After being a successful business owner in DeKalb County for 30 years, he turned his energy to working with students at the Kishwaukee Education Consortium (KEC) as the Special Program Consultant. Mr. Griffith is responsible for developing the Aviation Program at KEC and overseeing development of many other other programs. He has guided and mentored hundreds of local young people from across the district and has been a strong supporter of the mission of Kishwaukee College. Pictured are, L to R: Ken Doubler, Kishwaukee College Board of Trustees member; Frank Roberts, son of the late John Roberts; Bruce Griffith; and Dr. Tom Choice, President of Kishwaukee College.

NSLS chapter induction ceremony at KCNSLS chapter induction ceremony at KC

May 21st, 2015—The Kishwaukee College chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) held an induction ceremony on campus on Thursday, April 30. NSLS chapter at Kishwaukee College was established in Fall 2014. The chapter advisor is Allison Von Ende.  Full Article

KC Nursing holds Honor Society inductionKC Nursing holds Honor Society induction

May 15th, 2015—The Kishwaukee College Nursing Program held an induction ceremony for the Alpha Delta Nu (ADN) Nursing Honor Society on Friday, May 15, on campus. Nine second-year nursing students were inducted as new members of ADN.  Full Article

Five KC students take 1st place honors in state SkillsUSAFive KC students take 1st place honors in state SkillsUSA

May 15th, 2015—Kishwaukee College students earned several top ten place finishes, including five students who were first place winners, in the Annual SkillsUSA Illinois State Leadership Conference and Championships held in Springfield on April 23 - 25. The First Place winners — Seth Larsen, Ashton, in Power Equipment Technology; Justin Kaecker, Amboy, in Early Childhood Education; and the team of Susanna Herrmann, Malta, Penny Ingalls, Sycamore, and Emerald Fannin, Sycamore, in Crime Scene Investigation — will compete at the National SkillsUSA Leadership Conference and Championships that will be held in Louisville, KY on June 22 — 26.  Full Article

Phi Theta Kappa installs new officers for 2015-2016Phi Theta Kappa installs new officers for 2015-2016

May 12th, 2015—The Alpha Rho Eta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Kishwaukee College held their annual end of the year celebration, which included the installation ceremony for the new officers for the 2015—2016 academic year, on Thursday, May 7 at the College.  Full Article

Cluff selected 2015 Simon Essay winner at KCCluff selected 2015 Simon Essay winner at KC

May 8th, 2015—Sharon Cluff, Waterman, has been selected as the winner of the Illinois Community College Trustees Association (ICCTA) Paul Simon Student Essay Contest at Kishwaukee College. Cluff received a certificate and reimbursement of her Spring 2015 tuition and fees from the Board of Trustees at their monthly meeting held April 14. Cluff\\\'s essay will now be entered in the statewide competition to possibly earn an additional $500 stipend to be used toward Fall 2015 educational expenses.  Full Article

Bryce Lough, aviation alum, is well groundedBryce Lough, aviation alum, is well grounded

May 8th, 2015—Bryce Lough came to Kishwaukee College already knowing what he wanted. \\\"I knew I wanted to be an air traffic controller from the time I was 16 because my best friend\\\'s Dad works in Chicago and exposed me to it at a young age,\\\" he said. \\\"Once I explored it more, I knew this is what I wanted to do. It is fast-paced, rewarding, and a steady career. Plus, I could be around my hobby of aviation everyday and still get to be home every night.\\\"  Full Article

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