Faculty & Staff

Why are the flags at half-staff?

Category: Flag at Half Staff, Veterans

Information on why Illinois state flags and United States flags are flying at half-staff will now be communicated through ICC’s Veterans’ Affairs webpage, at http://www.icc.edu/veterans/.

Click on the link for the “Illinois Flag Display Act” under the heading ”Honoring Illinois’ Fallen,” and you will be redirected to the State of Illinois’ website. There you will find a listing of all the half-staff proclamations, in accordance with Illinois Flag Display Act.

ICC honors this act by flying the College’s flags at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on the day of the funeral of every fallen Illinois soldier and the two days preceding that day.

Faculty/Staff Email Upgrade

Category: Employee News, Faculty

Technology Services will be completing the next phase of the Faculty/Staff email upgrade tomorrow: Friday, July 18.

The noticeable difference will be a new Webmail login page, which will now have a blue theme. Employees will continue to use the same credentials to login and access Webmail as before the upgrade.

The change is scheduled to occur at 10 am, on Friday, July 18.


If you have questions or need help logging in, feel free to contact the Technology HELP Desk at (309)694-5457 or ICCHelpDesk@icc.edu

New Things Thursday:: Master Chef on the Panini Press

Category: ICC Surplus Sale

Things you can make with a panini press…..

Mini cakes, homemade waffle cones, bacon, crispy hashbrowns, a giant brownie, potatoes, chicken, omelets, grilled cheese, leftovers, grilled vegetables, salmon, hamburgers, shrimp, or perhaps even a panini…


While you’re at it, you can open your own restaurant, complete with an order holder to store the oodles of orders you will receive.

Then you will become the next Master Chef on the panini press. Check out these deals and more on the ICC Surplus Sale today!


You’re invited: Campus Police Officers promotion ceremony Monday, July 21

Category: Campus Safety

Please join the ICC Campus Police Department as they celebrate the promotion of two police officers to the rank of Sergeant. Officer Erika Schwiderski and Officer Craig Hightower will be honored at a promotional ceremony on Monday July 21, at 9 a.m. in Room L422 on the East Peoria Campus.

Erika Schwiderski received an associate’s degree from ICC in 2007 and a bachelor’s degree in Law Enforcement and Justice Administration from Western Illinois University in 2009. She graduated from the Illinois State Police Academy and began her law enforcement career with the ICC Campus Police Department in 2009.

Craig Hightower graduated from the Police Training Institute and began his police career with the Streator Police Department in 1978. After 10 years in Streator, Craig joined the Peoria Police Department, serving 22 years as a patrol officer, DARE officer, drug enforcement officer and spent his final nine years at Peoria P.D. as a Crime Scene Investigator. Craig has been with the Illinois Central College Campus Police Department since February of 2012.

Fall 2014 semester begins August 18!

Category: Enrollment

The fall 2014 semester begins Monday, August 18! Encourage potential students you may know to enroll now!

There are still openings in several programs. Some of those include:

  • Clinical Lab Technician
  • Criminal Justice
  • Interpreter Preparation
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Office Assistant
  • Medical Coder

Applying to ICC is fast and FREE! Click the link below for a primer on how students may enroll.



In our thoughts (Barth)…

Category: Deaths

ICC extends its deepest sympathy to Linda Barth (Marketing and College Communications) on the death of her mother on July 11, 2014.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, July 14, 2014, at Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton, where a recitation of the rosary will be at 7 p.m. A funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Morton.

New Things Thursday:: Library Shelving

Category: ICC Surplus Sale

Shelves are great for…

poetry, plants, paperclips, pottery you painted on that vacation in Mexico, pictures of family,

tools, books, cleaning supplies, pears, bears, underwears, binders, bookmarks, butter braids, banana splits and batteries,

folders, shoes, lost shoes, lost socks, lost pencils, puzzles, pushpins, medicines, magazines, mopping machines, mood rings, random things,

lots of movies, lots of stories, DVDs and CDs, old keys (if you please),

mice, mold, micro-organisms (better use those cleaning supplies)…or maybe you just need some extra storage…

There are 9 Units of Metal Shelving available for purchase!

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ICC Phi Beta Lambda place Nationally!

Category: Student News

Five ICC students and one advisor with the Illinois Central College Phi Beta Lambda chapter participated in the National Leadership Conference in Nashville, TN the last week of June.

Five ICC students and one advisor with the Illinois Central College Phi Beta Lambda chapter participated in the National Leadership Conference in Nashville, TN the last week of June.

ICC students achieved national awards in the following competitions:
• Caity Thomas, 7th place, Client Services
• Rey Agama, 8th place, Impromptu Speaking
• Cydney Norvill, 9th place, Sales Presentation

These students also participated in the following competitive events:
• Erik Najbar, Accounting Principles
• Rey Agama, Entrepreneurship Concepts
• Cydney Norvill, Management Concepts and Retail Management
• Tyler Batterham, Marketing Concepts

Advisor Scott Paulsen was recognized as Illinois Advisor of the Year.

Congrats to our awesome students and faculty!

Photo:  Tyler Batterham, Cydney Norvill, Caity Thomas, Rey Agama, Eryk Najbar

ICC Students take Gold and Bronze at SkillsUSA Nationals!

Category: Student News

AlumniPin2014ICC students with Illinois Central College SkillsUSA Chapter took Gold and Bronze medals at the 2014 SkillsUSA National Championship this summer!

Twelve ICC Students traveled to the SkillsUSA 50th Annual National Championship of career and technical education programs. Two of our students achieved national medals with 6 more placing in the top 10 of their competitions:

• GOLD – Nathaniel Riehl – Computer Programming
• BRONZE – Adam Bollinger – Internetworking
• 4th Place – Kelley Milligan – Graphics Communications
• 6th Place – Logan Winkler – Telecommunications Cabling
• 7th Place – Katie Julien – First Air/CPR
• 9th Place – Anavel Trujillo-Anaya & James Banks – Web Design
• 10th Place – Mary Marck – Advertising Design
• 16th Place – Mitchell Sandlin – Telecommunications Cabling
• 18th Place – Brad Russell – Diesel Equipment Technology
• 25th Place – Dustin Cart – Welding
• 26th Place – Mitchell Hill – Internetworking

Adam Bollinger has pre-qualified for a chance to compete in the World Skills competition in Brazil in August 2015! Congratulations to all of our SkillsUSA Student Scholars!

Our 12 National SkillsUSA Students earned Gold and Silver medals at the SkillsUSA Illinois State Competition this spring. ICC sent 85 students to the state competition with 22 earning medals and another 32 placing in the top 10 of their competition.

SkillsUSA students make up the top 2% of all students in the nation. This year there were 351,383 registered SkillsUSA student members nationwide with a little over 6,000 (less than 2%) making it to the National Conference. Of those students who make it to Nationals, less than 5% make it to the medal stand.

More information is available at the ICC SkillsUSA Website!