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​The Physical Plant Department has requested that all employees check their supply of interoffice envelopes and turn in any extras. "We are almost out of the stock supply for use throughout campus," said Physical Plant employee Mary Polka.  Everyone is encouraged to send as many interoffice envelopes as possible. It is expensive for the college to purchase new envelopes when usable ones are in circulation, but not being used.***Go to Online Update...

​The Harold and Jean Miner Memorial Library is extending its hours on selected dates to accommodate the production of ID cards for registering students. Monday, Aug. 3:  7 a.m. – 5 p.m.Tuesday, Aug. 4:  7 a.m. – 7 p.m.Wednesday, Aug. 5:  7 a.m. – 5 p.m.Thursday, Aug. 6:  7 a.m. – 7 p.m.Friday, Aug. 7:  7 a.m. – 4 p.m.Saturday, Aug. 8:  closed Monday, Aug. 10:  7 a.m. – 5 p.m.Tuesday, Aug. 11:  7 a.m. – 7 p.m.Wednesday, Aug. 12:  7 a.m. – 7 p.m.Thursday, Aug. 13:  7 a.m. – 5 p.m.Friday, Aug. 14:...

​Thank you to everyone that has extended your sincerest condolences to me and my family for the unexpected loss of our father. I truly appreciate every single expression of care and concern. Losing our father the day after Father’s Day, which happened to be his birthday, was an extremely traumatic experience for us. However, coming back to work to all your cards, flowers, prayers and face-to-face genuine condolences helps each day to be a little more bearable. I tried to write this thank-you man...

​Kankakee Community College received $25,000 for manufacturing scholarships from the Illinois Manufacturing Association at a ceremonial signing on July 23.“Earning this award means the college performed at a high level and was actively engaged in fostering greater educational opportunities within the manufacturing field,” said Dr. John Avendano, KCC president. KCC is one of six institutions to receive the scholarship this summer.In 2013, KCC renovated an empty warehouse to create a Manufacturing...

​Congratulations to the following KCC employees who are celebrating employment anniversaries in August: James Grimes, Student Services, 8/1/07Jessica Corbus, Health Careers, 8/1/08 Barb Arseneau, Student Services, 8/1/11Liz East, Adult & Community Education, 8/4/08 Joellen Vasquez, Athletics, 8/5/08Sarah Reyling, Accounting, 8/5/13Erica Billington, Continuing Education and Career Services, 8/8/11Deborah Renville, Humanities and Social Sciences, 8/11/97Kari Livesey, Business/Technology, 8/1...

​​​​The following positions are open: Assistant women’s volleyball coach, part-time in the athletics department Child care teacher, part-time substitute, in the student services department EPIC healthcare software trainers, temporary positions, up to 40 hours per week for September through December and possibly January For detailed information about these and all other open positions, click on "Employment" at the bottom of any KCC web page, or go to www.kcc.edu/jobs.​***Go to Onli...

​The sixth annual Hispanic Arts & Heritage Day for Education will be held during the Farmers’ Market in downtown Kankakee from 8 a.m. - noon on Saturday, Sept. 19. “The Hispanic community itself is a perfect example of the mixtures of African, Indigenous and European influences,” said Deisy Anderson, Ph.D., KCC multicultural student services coordinator.  "...We will be inspired by indigenous contributions of song and dance. In addition, our aim is also to promote education, health and ...

​One person has recently ended employment with the college: Marla Lockett-Robinson, administrative assistant I for the Admissions & Registration Office in Student Services, employment ended effective July 23. *** Go to Online Update...

The KCC Small Business Development Center, Kankakee County Chamber of Commerce and Economic Alliance of Kankakee County announce the inaugural Accelerate Small Business Conference & Expo, to be held Wednesday, Aug. 5, 8:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. at KCC’s Riverfront Campus in Kankakee. View a flier about the event here. The full-day event will feature nationally renowned keynote speakers; breakout sessions on topics ranging from digital marketing to small business record-keeping, customer servic...

Submitted by the Faculty Growth and Development Committee​ The agendas are set for the Fall 2015 In-Service for full-time and adjunct faculty. Full-time Faculty In-Service will be Wednesday, Aug. 12 and Thursday, Aug. 13. Adjunct-specific sessions will begin Wednesday, Aug. 12 in the Iroquois Room (Room D152) at 5 p.m. The In-Service provides opportunities for committees and divisions to meet and plan for the semester. Additionally, we have an exciting keynote speaker that will share informa...

​Because it is a Friday when classes are not being held, employees will have the option to follow the casual day guidelines on Aug. 7.  Casual day guidelines are:-- Participation is optional.-- Jeans may be worn if accompanied by a collared shirt with "Kankakee Community College" on it or if accompanied by a business casual shirt and a KCC name badge or staff ID. KCC shirts are sold at the Hammes Bookstore and a limited selection is available in marketing and public relations. Prices ...

​Volunteers are needed to help staff stations during Welcome Back Week on August 17 & 18, 2015.Volunteers will provide a friendly welcome, help answer questions and give directions to students.Your assistance in this effort will be greatly appreciated. To volunteer, phone Laura Gardner in the Office of Student Life at 815-802-8628 or email lgardner@kcc.edu to sign up. *** Go to Online Update...

​One person has recently ended employment with the college. Sudipta Roy, professor in the Business/Technology Division and Math, Science, & Engineering Division, employment ended effective July 31.   *** Go to Online Update...

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9/19/2015 8:00 AM - 9/19/2015 12:00 PM
Kankakee Farmer's Market, corner of Schuyler Avenue and Merchant Street, Kankakee

​​The sixth annual Hispanic Arts & Heritage Day for Education will be held during the Farmers’ Market in downtown Kankakee 8 a.m. - noon on Saturday, Sept. 19. “The Hispanic community itself is a perfect example of the mixtures of African, Indigenous and European influences,” said Deisy Anderson, Ph.D., KCC multicultural student services coordinator.  "...We will be inspired by indigenous contributions of song and dance. In addition, our aim is also to promote education, health and well...