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​Dr. Michael Boyd, KCC vice president for instructional and student success, is holding three open forum meetings to discuss ideas and issues pertaining to teaching and learning.  Everyone is welcome to attend and be part of the conversation. No appointments are necessary. The sessions will be:Thursday, Oct. 9, 9-10 a.m. in Room L253Wednesday, Oct. 15, 5:30-6:30 p.m. in Room L253Thursday, Oct. 30, 1-2 p.m. at the North Extension Center, Room N114   ***   Go to Online Update ...

​The KCC Foundation and United Way campaigns would like to thank everyone who attended the campaign kick-off on Sept. 17 -- especially those who renewed their gifts, continued their gifts, or signed up for the first time.  As of Sept. 22, $4,602 has been donated to the Employee Giving Campaign. The main enrollment period will run through Oct. 31. This year’s campaign goal is $20,000. All faculty and staff are encouraged to give, regardless of the amount. Your support of the campaign helps KCC c...

​The KCC Hammes Bookstore is having a sale! There will be a special selection of clothing priced at $5 per item from Monday, Sept. 22 through Friday, Sept. 26.  Please shop early for the best selection.         *** Return to Update      ...

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Just before the month begins--on Tuesday, Sept. 30--KC-CASA (Kankakee County - Cener Against Sexual Assault) will be in the College Center from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. to raise awareness of domestic violence and sexual assault, as well as to educate students about local and national resources. All employees and students are invited to stop by the College Center table to talk to KC-CASA staff and learn more. ​Faculty and Staff are asked to share this i...

Faculty and staff are asked to share this opportunity with students: Shavez Rosenthal, KCC's Student Trustee, will be available to talk to KCC students about their experiences on Thursday, Sept. 25 from noon - 1 p.m. in the College Center. There will be free food available.  Students can attend to share KCC-related thoughts, concerns and ideas with Rosenthal and other members of the Student Advisory Council.       *** Go to Online Update​...

​The official GED practice test is being offered for free from Sept. 22 to Oct. 3 at Kankakee Community College. Called the GED Ready test, it is designed to help people know if they are ready to pass the GED (General Educational Development) test. The results also provide details on any skills needed to score higher and a personalized study plan with exact pages and chapters to study in standard preparation books. Pictured at left, Veronica Rodriguez of Kankakee celebrates after the KCC GED gr...

​All employees are invited to view and act upon the information in the attached flier. It was provided by Linda Guinn, the president of KCC chapter of the State University Annuitants Association as well as legislative chair.    *** Go to Online Update ...

​The KCC Employee Giving campaign and the KCC United Way campaign are both underway. Please watch the video about the unified campaign. This year's KCC Foundation Employee Giving goal is $20,000, and the United Way goal is $16,000 – for a combined goal of $36,000. Watch the video to learn about a special surprise if this goal is met.  The Employee Giving/United Way campaign will continue actively until Friday, Oct. 31. A Halloween Cookout will be held that day for all who contribute toward th...

​Submitted by Kari Nugent, KCC's Weight Watchers liaison Little changes can go a long way when you join KCC's Weight Watchers At-Work series. Though the series just started, it’s not too late to join. We’re meeting most Wednesdays through Jan. 28 from 12:15-12:45 p.m. in Room L279. See flier for all details. Seventeen members are a part of the program this time. During the meeting we eat lunch together and talk about the little changes that get big results, and our challenges and successes. W...

​All KCC employees and alumni are invited to take a trip to see a Chicago Blackhawks game on Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. The ticket limit has recently been raised to eight per person, and the opportunity is also open to KCC alumni. The game is Blackhawks vs. St. Louis Blues and the price is $95 each in the 300 level. As of Sept. 15, there are 30 tickets still available. They will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Advance payment is required.  Those who attend can carpool with othe...

​KCC adjunct professor Kris Condi-Babich, Ph.D., will give a free presentation at the Watseka Public Library on Tuesday, Sept. 23 at 6:30 p.m. Condi-Babich's presentation, "What a Novel Idea?" will focus on how to get a novel published. She has published four novels and 65 short stories in genres including young adult and women' fiction.   ***Go to online update ...

​One person has started working at KCC, and another has recently left the college. Margaret Wolf is the new coordinator of adult education & GED programs for the Adult & Community Education Department, effective Sept. 8. Emily Skelly, coordinator of career development/academic advisor in the Student Services Department, employment ended effective Sept. 5.       *** Go to Online Update   ...

Flu shots will be offered at KCC for all employees Thursday, Oct. 2, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. in Room M129. To participate, you must register at the first floor receptionist desk or call Judy Spence at 815-802-8103. The cost is $25, payable when you receive the shot.  This year’s vaccine is good for 12 months. Full-time employees can pay through payroll deduction. KCC's insurance policy does include flu shots, but the co-pay applies to the office visit. The program is being offered through the Wel...

​Please accept my sincere thanks for all of the kind words, cards and memorials.  Your continued support is a great comfort to me. I am truly blessed to have such a caring family here at KCC.- Linda Chouinard ...

​​Kankakee Community College will sponsor a fall Job Fair on Thursday, Oct. 2 from 9 a.m. - noon in the KCC College Center.  Approximately 40 area businesses and industries will be at the Job Fair. Employers will conduct pre-screening interviews for full- and part-time positions. The event is open to the public. Veterans are encouraged to attend. Admission is free. View a flier about the event. “The Job Fair is an ideal setting for students, graduates, veterans and community members to lear...

The circle gets the square! “The Hollywood Squares” game is coming to Kankakee Community College during a fundraiser from 6:30-9:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 2 at KCC’s Riverfront Campus.Like the classic TV game show, nine local “celebrities” will sit in a three-by-three tic-tac-toe board. Two contestants at a time will be chosen from the audience. They will be called on to determine if a celebrity is giving a correct answer to a general knowledge question or bluffing. To win, the contestant needs ...

Kankakee Community College is addressing dating violence through a new “Red Flag Campaign.”The public awareness campaign will begin on Sept. 22 when several small red flags will be placed in the main courtyard. Please do not mention the flags to students prior to Sept. 22. The week of Sept. 29, the full campaign will launch in conjunction with Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October. Information will be distributed around campus and on KCC’s webpage which focuses on domestic violence awaren...

The following position is open:   Career development counselor/academic advisor, Student Services, full-time   For detailed information about this 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 Online Update    ...

Submitted by Michael O'Connor, director of Information Technology Services On Friday, Dec. 19, KCC will enter the final phase of our 18-month SQL database upgrade project.   Beginning at 5 p.m. Dec. 19, Information Technology Services will shut down Colleague (AKA Datatel) for approximately 55 hours to allow us to migrate data from the old database to the new SQL database. During this migration, no Colleague-dependent business processes will be available, including online registration. Once...

The community is invited to join two KCC professors in reading and discussing Capital in the Twenty-First Century by economist Thomas Piketty. “Because of the ongoing discussion of economic inequality on the national media and political scene, Piketty’s explanation of economic inequality and a solution for it has stirred a lot of discussion,” said Scott Kistler, one of the discussion leaders. “We thought that we could have some of that discussion here at KCC.” The discussions will be from 1-...

The Office of Continuing Education and Career Services is offering three Outlook “Lunch and Learn” workshops for KCC employees this semester.    All sessions will be 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in the Workforce Development Center Conference Hall. The presenter will be Dr. Kris Condon. All employees are encouraged to bring a lunch to learn!     To attend, please contact Erica Billington at 815-802-8206 or email ebillington@kcc.edu to reserve a seat.   Using Microsoft Outlook’s Task Managemen...

Applications are being accepted through Oct. 31 for the KCC Foundation’s Awards for Excellence Program. The mini-grant program is designed to encourage the development of new ideas and/or innovations that support student success. Five $1000 awards are available. Proposals must promote student success, and all faculty and staff are invited to apply for the 2014-2015 academic year. Applications are available at kcc.edu/foundation, from the KCC Foundation Office in Room L257, or by contacting Kel...

Summer is almost over, October is near, and the holidays are closing in.   The traditional kickoff—at least at KCC—to holiday shopping season is the Homespun Holiday Hoopla. The Hoopla is an extravaganza showcasing homemade items from KCC employees and their close relatives. The 26th annual Hoopla will be from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20 in the Iroquois Room. To reserve a booth at the show or for more information, email Liz Becvar or call 815-802-8253. Entry deadline is Oct. 31. ...

  The Canvas migration is in full swing! After a short hiatus to prepare for the beginning of the new term, Canvas trainings will resume during the second week of classes.   This fall we are offering a variety of sessions to help faculty and staff prepare for the full January 2015 implementation of Canvas, the new learning management system.    The online calendar has dates and times available for the sessions. See below for descriptions. For the ones that require reservations, RSVP at...

  Applications are now being accepted for the two-year Leadership Development Program.  Cohort 3 will begin with Year One on May 20 and 21, 2015, at Starved Rock Lodge in Utica.   "The Leadership Development Program is an investment in developing talent within the college to assist with current and future roles at KCC," said Dr. John Avendano, KCC's president.   Participation in the program is a commitment to attend two years of a two-day program and actively participate in the ...

Five awards, $1,000 each   Awards for Excellence is a mini-grant project established by the KCC Foundation to encourage the development of new ideas and/or innovations that support student success.   Five $1,000 mini-grants will be awarded for the 2014-15 academic year.    Application requirements include: . All mini-grant proposals must promote student success. . KCC faculty and staff can apply.  . Application deadline is Oct. 31.   The selection will be made by a committee of F...

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9/23/2014 10:00 AM - 9/23/2014 12:00 PM
Room L165

The Canvas migration is in full swing! After a short hiatus to prepare for the beginning of the new term, Canvas trainings will resume during the second week of classes. This fall we are offering a variety of sessions to help faculty and staff prepare for the full January 2015 implementation of Canvas, the new learning management system. The online calendar has dates and times available for the sessions. See below for descriptions. For the ones that require reservations, RSVP at least 24 hou...

9/24/2014 1:00 PM - 9/24/2014 2:00 PM
KCC Room L315

The community is invited to a book discussion on  Capital in the Twenty-First Century by economist Thomas Piketty, 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24 in KCC Room L315. The session will cover Chapter 2. Discussions will continue each Wednesday until Nov. 19. The final discussion of 2014 will be Dec. 3. See flier for all details. The KCC professors leading the discussions are Steve DePasquale and Kistler. “These sessions will be devoted to a serious discussion of the ideas in these books. St...

9/24/2014 2:00 PM - 9/24/2014 4:00 PM
Room L317

The Canvas migration is in full swing! After a short hiatus to prepare for the beginning of the new term, Canvas trainings will resume during the second week of classes. This fall we are offering a variety of sessions to help faculty and staff prepare for the full January 2015 implementation of Canvas, the new learning management system. The online calendar has dates and times available for the sessions. See below for descriptions. For the ones that require reservations, RSVP at least 24 hou...

9/25/2014 5:30 PM - 9/25/2014 6:30 PM
Room L165

    The Canvas migration is in full swing! After a short hiatus to prepare for the beginning of the new term, Canvas trainings will resume during the second week of classes. This fall we are offering a variety of sessions to help faculty and staff prepare for the full January 2015 implementation of Canvas, the new learning management system. The online calendar has dates and times available for the sessions. See below for descriptions. For the ones that require reservations, RSVP at least 24...

9/29/2014 2:00 PM - 9/29/2014 4:00 PM
Room L165

The Canvas migration is in full swing! After a short hiatus to prepare for the beginning of the new term, Canvas trainings will resume during the second week of classes. This fall we are offering a variety of sessions to help faculty and staff prepare for the full January 2015 implementation of Canvas, the new learning management system. The online calendar has dates and times available for the sessions. See below for descriptions. For the ones that require reservations, RSVP at least 24 h...

10/1/2014 11:30 AM - 10/1/2014 12:30 PM
Workforce Development Center Conference Hall

The Office of Continuing Education and Career Services is offering Outlook “Lunch and Learn” workshops for KCC employees this semester.    The session "Using Microsoft Outlook’s Task Management Tools" will be 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 1 in the Workforce Development Center Conference Hall. The presenter will be Dr. Kris Condon. All employees are encouraged to bring a lunch to learn!     The focus of this session is to learn how to use Outlook to create and mai...

10/1/2014 1:00 PM - 10/1/2014 2:00 PM
KCC Room L315

The community is invited to a book discussion on  Capital in the Twenty-First Century by economist Thomas Piketty, 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1 in KCC Room L315. The session will cover Chapter 3. Discussions will continue each Wednesday until Nov. 19. The final discussion of 2014 will be Dec. 3. See flier for all details. The KCC professors leading the discussions are Steve DePasquale and Kistler. “These sessions will be devoted to a serious discussion of the ideas in these books. Stude...

10/1/2014 4:30 PM - 10/1/2014 5:30 PM
KCC's Iroquois Room

A free lecture on leadership is being offered 4:30-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1 in the Iroquois Room at Kankakee Community College. “Game Changer Leadership: A Framework for Synergy, Simplicity and Success” will feature Kathie Topel, a KCC graduate and president of Impact Insights, LLC, a consulting firm which helps clients develop more productive work environments. This session will share a Game changer Framework that takes a large assortment of ideas and draws them together into one picture t...

10/2/2014 5:30 PM - 10/2/2014 7:30 PM
Room L165

​The Instructional Technology Office is offering a variety of sessions to help faculty and staff get acquainted with Canvas, the new learning management system. The session on Thursday, Oct. 2 in Room L165 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. is Canvas Orientation, a two-hour demonstration and hands-on class leading you through the basics of setting up your account and your classes in Canvas. Please reserve a space by emailing the date and time of the session you will attend to canvashelp@kcc.edu. See a list o...

10/3/2014 3:00 PM - 10/3/2014 4:00 PM
Room L165

​The Instructional Technology Office is offering a variety of sessions to help faculty and staff get acquainted with Canvas, the new learning management system. The session on Friday, Oct. 3 in Room L165 from 3-4 p.m. is Canvas Gradebook, a one-hour course that builds on what you learned in Orientation to lead you through the additional special features of the gradebook. Please reserve a space by emailing the date and time of the session you will attend to canvashelp@kcc.edu. See a list of all...

10/6/2014 5:30 PM - 10/6/2014 6:30 PM
Room L165

​The Instructional Technology Office is offering a variety of sessions to help faculty and staff get acquainted with Canvas, the new learning management system. The session on Monday, Oct. 6 in Room L165 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. is Canvas Gradebook, a one-hour course that builds on what you learned in Orientation to lead you through the additional special features of the gradebook. Please reserve a space by emailing the date and time of the session you will attend to canvashelp@kcc.edu. See a list ...

10/8/2014 10:00 AM - 10/8/2014 12:00 PM
Room L317

​The Instructional Technology Office is offering a variety of sessions to help faculty and staff get acquainted with Canvas, the new learning management system. The session on Wednesday, Oct. 8 in Room L317 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. is Canvas Office Hours -  Once you have completed the Orientation, drop in during these times for assistance with any specific questions/issues you have.. Please reserve a space by emailing the date and time of the session you will attend to canvashelp@kcc.edu. See a li...

10/8/2014 1:00 PM - 10/8/2014 2:00 PM
KCC Room L315

The community is invited to a book discussion on  Capital in the Twenty-First Century by economist Thomas Piketty, 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8 in KCC Room L315. The session will cover Chapter 4. Discussions will continue each Wednesday until Nov. 19. The final discussion of 2014 will be Dec. 3. See flier for all details. The KCC professors leading the discussions are Steve DePasquale and Kistler. “These sessions will be devoted to a serious discussion of the ideas in these books. Stud...

10/9/2014 11:30 AM - 10/9/2014 12:30 PM
Workforce Development Center Conference Hall

The Office of Continuing Education and Career Services is offering Outlook “Lunch and Learn” workshops for KCC employees this semester.  The session "Using Microsoft Outlook’s Task Management Tools" will be 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 9 in the Workforce Development Center Conference Hall. The presenter will be Dr. Kris Condon. All employees are encouraged to bring a lunch to learn!   The focus of this session is to learn how to use Outlook to create and maintain a “to d...

10/10/2014 2:00 PM - 10/10/2014 4:00 PM
Room L165

​The Instructional Technology Office is offering a variety of sessions to help faculty and staff get acquainted with Canvas, the new learning management system. The session on Friday, Oct. 10 in Room L165 from  2-4 p.m. is Canvas Orientation, a two-hour demonstration and hands-on class leading you through the basics of setting up your account and your classes in Canvas. Please reserve a space by emailing the date and time of the session you will attend to canvashelp@kcc.edu. See a list of al...

10/13/2014 2:00 PM - 10/13/2014 3:00 PM
Room L165

​The Canvas migration is in full swing! After a short hiatus to prepare for the beginning of the new term, Canvas trainings will resume during the second week of classes.This fall we are offering a variety of sessions to help faculty and staff prepare for the full January 2015 implementation of Canvas, the new learning management system.The online calendar has dates and times available for the sessions. See below for descriptions. For the ones that require reservations, RSVP at least 24 hours in...

10/14/2014 3:00 PM - 10/14/2014 5:00 PM
KCC Soccer Field

Come out and support the KCC Soccer team for a "Pack the Place" event on Tuesday, Oct. 14 on the KCC Soccer Field. The men's soccer team will play Richard J. Daley College. There will be FREE hot dogs, chips and lemonade to the first 100 fans. In addition, every game attendee will receive a chance to enter a raffle for a $50 Hammes Bookstore gift card. "Scarlet Fever" T-shirts will be sold at the game for $5. Optional casual day To participate in the casual day Oct. 14, e...

10/15/2014 10:00 AM - 10/15/2014 11:30 AM
KCC Room D123

A free lecture on the civil right movement is being offered at Kankakee Community College from 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15 in Room D123.   The sometimes forgotten history of the Civil Rights Movement and the landmark 1963 March on Washington will be the topic of this historical perspectives lecture led by Willie Dixon. Course number is LECT 9560.A13.   The lecture is free, but registration is required by phoning 815-802-8207.   ***   Go to Online Update      ...

10/15/2014 1:00 PM - 10/15/2014 2:00 PM
KCC Room L315

The community is invited to a book discussion on  Capital in the Twenty-First Century by economist Thomas Piketty, 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15 in KCC Room L315. The session will cover Chapter 5. Discussions will continue each Wednesday until Nov. 19. The final discussion of 2014 will be Dec. 3. See flier for all details. The KCC professors leading the discussions are Steve DePasquale and Kistler. “These sessions will be devoted to a serious discussion of the ideas in these books. Stu...

10/15/2014 3:00 PM - 10/15/2014 5:00 PM
Room L331

​The Instructional Technology Office is offering a variety of sessions to help faculty and staff get acquainted with Canvas, the new learning management system. The session on Wednesday, Oct. 15 in Room L331 from 3-5 p.m. is Canvas Office Hours -  Once you have completed the Orientation, drop in during these times for assistance with any specific questions/issues you have.. Please reserve a space by emailing the date and time of the session you will attend to canvashelp@kcc.edu. See a list of al...

10/15/2014 6:00 PM - 10/15/2014 8:00 PM
Ryan Gymnasium

Kankakee Community College’s women’s volleyball team is participating in the national Dig Pink National Breast Cancer Awareness Rally. The team will donate all gate receipts from its match at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15 to breast cancer awareness through the Side-Out Foundation. The Cavaliers’ opponent will be Oakton Community College. Admission is $3 for adults and $1 for students with ID.“Fans are invited to make a statement and wear something pink in the stands,” said Gary Sien, KCC volleyball ...

10/16/2014 5:30 PM - 10/16/2014 7:30 PM
Room L165

​The Instructional Technology Office is offering a variety of sessions to help faculty and staff get acquainted with Canvas, the new learning management system. The session on Thursday, Oct. 16 in Room L165 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. is Canvas Orientation, a two-hour demonstration and hands-on class leading you through the basics of setting up your account and your classes in Canvas. Please reserve a space by emailing the date and time of the session you will attend to canvashelp@kcc.edu. See a lis...

10/20/2014 3:00 PM - 10/20/2014 3:00 PM
Room L331

​The Instructional Technology Office is offering a variety of sessions to help faculty and staff get acquainted with Canvas, the new learning management system. The session on Monday, Oct. 20 in Room L331 from 3-5 p.m. is Canvas Office Hours -  Once you have completed the Orientation, drop in during these times for assistance with any specific questions/issues you have.. Please reserve a space by emailing the date and time of the session you will attend to canvashelp@kcc.edu. See a list of all t...

10/22/2014 1:00 PM - 10/22/2014 2:00 PM
KCC Room L315

The community is invited to a book discussion on  Capital in the Twenty-First Century by economist Thomas Piketty, 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22 in KCC Room L315. The session will cover Chapter 6. Discussions will continue each Wednesday until Nov. 19. The final discussion of 2014 will be Dec. 3. See flier for all details. The KCC professors leading the discussions are Steve DePasquale and Kistler. “These sessions will be devoted to a serious discussion of the ideas in these books. Stu...

10/22/2014 6:00 PM - 10/22/2014 8:00 PM
Miner Memorial Library

​A poet who seeks to discover what is often overlooked, including the small joys of life, will be at Kankakee Community College for a reading and discussion at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 22. The poet, Jack Ridl, will read from “Practicing to Walk Like a Heron,” a 2013 IndieFab Gold Award Winner in the Poetry (Adult nonfiction) category. The award was announced in June at the American Library Association Annual Conference in Las Vegas. See flier for details. “Most of the poems are set in his...

10/23/2014 5:30 PM - 10/23/2014 6:30 PM
Room L165

​The Instructional Technology Office is offering a variety of sessions to help faculty and staff get acquainted with Canvas, the new learning management system. The session on Thursday, Oct. 23 in Room L165 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. is Canvas Gradebook, A one-hour course that builds on what you learned in Orientation to lead you through the additional special features of the gradebook. Please reserve a space by emailing the date and time of the session you will attend to canvashelp@kcc.edu. See a li...

10/24/2014 10:00 AM - 10/24/2014 11:30 AM
Room L165

​The Instructional Technology Office is offering a variety of sessions to help faculty and staff get acquainted with Canvas, the new learning management system. The session on Friday, Oct. 24 in Room L165 from 10-11:30 a.m. is Canvas Quizzes. Please reserve a space by emailing the date and time of the session you will attend to canvashelp@kcc.edu. See a list of all training on the TLC events page. Additional information also is in the Update article, Canvas training returns in September or ema...

10/24/2014 6:30 PM - 10/24/2014 7:30 PM
College Center

​Award-winning children's entertainer Dave Rudolf serves up his special brand of wacky Halloween merriment. Musical parodies, eyeballs floating through the air, bubbles and hula hoops are all part of the  show. Kids can get onstage with Dave and join in tor a great time of interactive fun! Come in costume or come as you are. *** Go to Online Update    ...

10/27/2014 4:30 PM - 10/27/2014 6:30 PM
Room L331

​The Instructional Technology Office is offering a variety of sessions to help faculty and staff get acquainted with Canvas, the new learning management system. The session on Monday, Oct. 27 in Room L331 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. is Canvas Office Hours -  Once you have completed the Orientation, drop in during these times for assistance with any specific questions/issues you have.. Please reserve a space by emailing the date and time of the session you will attend to canvashelp@kcc.edu. See a list of...

10/29/2014 1:00 PM - 10/29/2014 2:00 PM
KCC Room L315

The community is invited to a book discussion on  Capital in the Twenty-First Century by economist Thomas Piketty, 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29 in KCC Room L315. The session will cover Chapter 7. Discussions will continue each Wednesday until Nov. 19. The final discussion of 2014 will be Dec. 3. See flier for all details. The KCC professors leading the discussions are Steve DePasquale and Kistler. “These sessions will be devoted to a serious discussion of the ideas in these books. Stu...

10/29/2014 5:30 PM - 10/29/2014 7:30 PM
Room L165

​The Instructional Technology Office is offering a variety of sessions to help faculty and staff get acquainted with Canvas, the new learning management system. The session on Wednesday, Oct. 29 in Room L165 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. is Canvas Orientation, a two-hour demonstration and hands-on class leading you through the basics of setting up your account and your classes in Canvas. Please reserve a space by emailing the date and time of the session you will attend to canvashelp@kcc.edu. See a li...

10/30/2014 2:00 PM - 10/30/2014 3:00 PM
Room L165

​The Instructional Technology Office is offering a variety of sessions to help faculty and staff get acquainted with Canvas, the new learning management system. The session on Thursday, Oct. 30 in Room L165 from 2-3 p.m. is Canvas Gradebook, A one-hour course that builds on what you learned in Orientation to lead you through the additional special features of the gradebook. Please reserve a space by emailing the date and time of the session you will attend to canvashelp@kcc.edu. See a list of ...

11/4/2014 6:30 PM - 11/4/2014 9:30 PM
KCC Ryan Gymnasium

​Wear your "Scarlet Fever" T-shirt, show your school pride, and support our Cavaliers as they compete against Olivet Nazarene University JV on Tuesday, Nov. 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ryan Gymnasium. Don't have a "Scarlet Fever" T-shirt? The main information desk on the first floor will be selling them one week before the event for $5. T-shirts will also be sold at the game. Free refreshments to the first 100 fans who attend. DJ Mike Berger will provide music. Every fan receives...

11/5/2014 1:00 PM - 11/5/2014 2:00 PM
KCC Room L315

The community is invited to a book discussion on  Capital in the Twenty-First Century by economist Thomas Piketty, 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5 in KCC Room L315. The session will cover Chapter 8. Discussions will continue each Wednesday until Nov. 19. The final discussion of 2014 will be Dec. 3. See flier for all details. The KCC professors leading the discussions are Steve DePasquale and Kistler. “These sessions will be devoted to a serious discussion of the ideas in these books. Stud...

11/6/2014 11:30 AM - 11/6/2014 12:30 PM
Workforce Development Center Conference Hall

The Office of Continuing Education and Career Services is offering Outlook “Lunch and Learn” workshops for KCC employees this semester.  The session "Using Microsoft Outlook’s Contact Manager" will be 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 6 in the Workforce Development Center Conference Hall. The presenter will be Dr. Kris Condon. All employees are encouraged to bring a lunch to learn!   The focus of this session is to learn how to share contacts with coworkers, how to quickly cr...

11/10/2014 11:00 AM - 11/10/2014 12:00 PM
KCC Art Gallery and lower level of the Harold and Jean Miner Memorial Library

​Honor the men and women who have served or are currently serving to protect our freedom. A reception with light refreshments will begin at 11 a.m. in the KCC Art Gallery, Room R103.. A ceremony to honor veterans will be at 11:30 a.m.in the lower-level of the Harold and Jean Miner Memorial Library.       *** Go to Online Update        ...

11/12/2014 11:30 AM - 11/12/2014 12:30 PM
Workforce Development Center Conference Hall

The Office of Continuing Education and Career Services is offering Outlook “Lunch and Learn” workshops for KCC employees this semester.  The session "Using Microsoft Outlook’s Contact Manager" will be 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 12 in the Workforce Development Center Conference Hall. The presenter will be Dr. Kris Condon. All employees are encouraged to bring a lunch to learn!   The focus of this session is to learn how to share contacts with coworkers, how to quickl...

11/12/2014 1:00 PM - 11/12/2014 2:00 PM
KCC Room L315

The community is invited to a book discussion on  Capital in the Twenty-First Century by economist Thomas Piketty, 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12 in KCC Room L315. The session will cover Chapter 9. Discussions will continue each Wednesday until Nov. 19. The final discussion of 2014 will be Dec. 3. See flier for all details. The KCC professors leading the discussions are Steve DePasquale and Kistler. “These sessions will be devoted to a serious discussion of the ideas in these books. Stu...

11/19/2014 1:00 PM - 11/19/2014 2:00 PM
KCC Room L315

The community is invited to a book discussion on  Capital in the Twenty-First Century by economist Thomas Piketty, 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19 in KCC Room L315. The session will cover Chapter 10. The final discussion of 2014 will be Dec. 3. See flier for all details. The KCC professors leading the discussions are Steve DePasquale and Kistler. “These sessions will be devoted to a serious discussion of the ideas in these books. Students and the community are welcome to attend and ask q...

11/20/2014 7:00 PM - 11/20/2014 8:30 PM
KCC Ryan Gymnasium

​Come celebrate Native American History Month with the prestigious Native Pride Dancers. They have been featured in the Macy's Day Parade and we are lucky enough to have them perform at KCC! The performance will include: flute playing, storytelling, exhibition dancing with explanations, interaction with the audience, questions and discussion with the audience and opportunities for photos.       *** Go to Online Update...

12/3/2014 9:30 AM - 12/3/2014 1:30 PM
Cavalier Room

​There will be a blood drive at KCC from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 3 in the Cavalier Room. The American Red Cross is in serious need of donors, especially those with O-negative type blood. In most cases, the entire donation process takes about one hour. Participants must have at least 56 days since their last whole blood donation or 112 days since their last double red cell donation. Call 815-802-8100 or stop by KCC's main information desk to schedule a time to donate. Walk-ins also ...

12/3/2014 11:30 AM - 12/3/2014 12:30 PM
Workforce Development Center Conference Hall

The Office of Continuing Education and Career Services is offering Outlook “Lunch and Learn” workshops for KCC employees this semester.  The session "Using Microsoft Outlook’s Categories Feature" will be 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 3 in the Workforce Development Center Conference Hall. The presenter will be Dr. Kris Condon. All employees are encouraged to bring a lunch to learn!   The focus of this session is to learn how to use this color-coding feature to organize and ...

12/3/2014 1:00 PM - 12/3/2014 2:00 PM
KCC Room L315

The community is invited to a book discussion on  Capital in the Twenty-First Century by economist Thomas Piketty, 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3 in KCC Room L315. The session will cover Chapters 11 and 12. See flier for all details. The KCC professors leading the discussions are Steve DePasquale and Kistler. “These sessions will be devoted to a serious discussion of the ideas in these books. Students and the community are welcome to attend and ask questions,” Kistler said. “Those who wish...

12/11/2014 11:30 AM - 12/11/2014 12:30 PM
Workforce Development Center Conference Hall

The Office of Continuing Education and Career Services is offering Outlook “Lunch and Learn” workshops for KCC employees this semester.  The session "Using Microsoft Outlook’s Categories Feature" will be 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 11 in the Workforce Development Center Conference Hall. The presenter will be Dr. Kris Condon. All employees are encouraged to bring a lunch to learn!   The focus of this session is to learn how to use this color-coding feature to organize an...

12/11/2014 5:30 PM - 12/11/2014 7:30 PM
KCC Ryan Gymnasium

​​Wear your "Scarlet Fever" T-shirt, show your school pride, and support our Cavaliers as they compete against Kishwaukee College on Thursday, Dec. 11 at 5:30 p.m. in the Ryan Gymnasium.Don't have a "Scarlet Fever" T-shirt? The main information desk on the first floor will be selling them one week before the event for $5. T-shirts will also be sold at the game.Free refreshments to the first 100 fans who attend. DJ Mike Berger will provide music. Every fan receives a chance to...