Our local community colleges are working hard to develop and operationalize mitigation protocols at our various campuses. Our region has for many weeks now been an area with a dangerously high transmission rate of COVID-19. While each of our campuses will implement procedures that... Read More.
HARRISBURG, Ill. (April 1, 2021) — Southeastern Illinois College announced today that it will join #CCMonth, a monthlong grassroots education and stigma-busting campaign coordinated by the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT). The primary goals of #CCmonth are to improve awareness of the economic, academic... Read More.
Mattoon, IL-State Senator Dale Righter (R-Mattoon) is announcing the release of funding for capital projects at three local community college facilities in the 55th Senate District. As part of the recently approved Fiscal Year 2020 capital budget, funds will be released from the Illinois Capital... Read More.
Olney, Ill. -- Illinois Eastern Community Colleges is preparing for the return of students to the classroom when the Fall Semester begins August 20. The Presidents and Deans at Frontier Community College, Lincoln Trail College, Olney Central College, and Wabash Valley College have... Read More.
The Aspen Institute College Excellence Programnamed all four Illinois Eastern Community Colleges–Frontier Community College, Lincoln Trail College, Olney Central College, and Wabash Valley College–as fourof 150 community colleges eligible to compete... Read More.
Jennifer Stroughmatt, Retention Coordinator at Wabash Valley College, along with retention coordinators at IECC’s sister institutions, participated in a recent study conducted by Doctoral candidate Pam Schield in research at the University of Wisconsin on two-year public technical and community colleges, looking to find... Read More.
Governor Bruce Rauner today released an open letter to school districts and higher learning institutions on opportunities to address acts of discrimination and bigotry in academic environments. The letter, sent through the Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR), urges educational institutions to develop... Read More.
The Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) announces the following community college districts will receive emergency funding: Illinois Eastern Community Colleges, Kaskaskia College, Lake Land College, John A. Logan College, Rend Lake College, Shawnee Community College, and Southeastern Community College. A total of $3... Read More.
On August 9, 2016, Greater Wabash Regional Planning Commission, GWRPC, hosted a Business/Education Symposium at Carmi White County High School. The event was attended by the region’s K-12 superintendents and principals, community college Presidents and representatives, workforce development representatives, elected officials, economic development directors... Read More.