Faculty & Staff

Prostate Cancer Screening


Category: Health and Wellness, Uncategorized, Wellness Works

In cooperation with Midwest Urology Group, Wellness Works will be offering Prostate Cancer Screenings (PSA/DRE).  This service is available to all full & part-time employees, retirees, and spouses.

Cost of the screening:   Free to Employees, Retirees and Spouses on the ICC Health Plan

$25 for Employees, Retirees and Spouses not on the ICC Health Plan

Special Note: This screening is recommended for men over the age of 40 or men younger who have a strong family history of prostate cancer.

Dates and Times of the Screenings are:

Thursday, May 8th      8:30am  – 10:30pm   338C

Tuesday, May13th     1:00pm  –  3:00 pm    338C

Call Health Services at ext. 5475 or 5481 for an appointment.

Employees and Retirees that participate will receive 5 Wellness Points!

Photo of the Week


Category: Photo of the Week

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Nick Maloof, along with the help of his daughters and the cast of ICC Readers’ Theatre, lead the audience in the Grand Finale at the 2014 Jim Maloof : Legacy of Love for the Arts event.

Under the direction of ICC Professor Brent Goken, the event is organized by ICC Students with the help and support of faculty and staff. The 2014 Celebration showcased over 70 performers on stage including PICK Percussions – Pulse of Peoria Drumline, the Peoria Ballet, Peoria Players Theatre, ICC Vocal Jazz, the ICC Readers’ Theatre, and the Maloof Granddaughters. The event featured remarks from Julie Locke – Chairman and Founder of Cherish Every Moment Dax Locke Foundation.

Over $2,000 was raised to benefit the St. Jude Children’s Hospital through a good will offering. President John Erwin gave welcome remarks and Trustees Gale Thetford and Trevor Mileur were in attendance.

If you missed Friday night’s show — ICC Readers’ Theatre is giving a Final Performance of their 2014 Show ‘Words of Freedom’ tonight : Monday, April 14 at 6:30pm in the ICC – East Peoria Campus : Lecture/Recital Hall 127F. Admission is free and all are welcome!
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In our thoughts (Goslin)…


Category: Deaths

ICC extends its deepest sympathy to Elaine Goslin (Alumni Relations) and family for the recent passing of her mother.

Easter Flower Sale coming Wednesday, April 16


Category: Horticulture

Spring is here! It’s time for the ICC Horticulture Club’s Easter Flower Sale!

  • When: Wednesday, April 16, 11 am to 1 pm
  • Where: East Peoria Campus Atrium

Easter lilies, azaleas, spring bulb plants and more will be on sale.

** Be sure to mark your calendars for the Horticulture Club’s Mothers’ Day Sale — Wednesday, May 7th!

New Things Thursday:: A Special Birthday. Oh…and a Sale.


Category: ICC Surplus Sale

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Yesterday, April 9th, was my personal blog’s birthday. The website turned three and I always make a point of honoring her birthday by baking a cake. The first year I remember like yesterday. I created a pineapple upside-down cake, but you know how baby blogs are on their first birthdays- a little frazzled and they sure don’t eat much. Technically, the last two years’ birthday “cakes” have been big stacks of birthday waffles, because they’re delicious and so easy to freeze. Don’t look at me like that, they still had birthday candles!

Why am I telling you this? I don’t know, couldn’t think of anything else today.

75% OFF select utility tables and computer stands using the promo code: “75offtables”

50% OFF Christmas décor using the promo code: “50offchristmas.”

Check out the ICC Surplus Sale today…Have a good one!
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Arts Week 2014 begins Monday, April 21


Category: Arts

The Arts and Communication Department will showcase fine art work, performances, and demonstrations during Arts Week 2014 from Monday, April 21 through Friday, April 25, on the East Peoria Campus.

The week kicks off Monday, April 21 at 9 a.m. with a demonstration by the Central Illinois Fiber Artists in the Atrium. This session is the first of more than 30 events scheduled throughout the week, including demonstrations, performances, art gallery displays, lectures, and more.

“Illinois Central College has a strong arts program with a diverse, rich history and offerings in many artistic areas,” said Chris Gray, dean of the arts and communication department at ICC. “Arts Week is an opportunity to showcase for the public both the arts and artists from a variety of disciplines in our department.”

A variety of events are slated for different times each day. Scheduled events include free portraits drawn by student artists; free lectures on a variety of art-related topics (such as “Saving Europe’s Cultural Heritage: The Monuments Men During World War II” and “Photographing Work for a Portfolio”); concerts and recitals by performing arts groups; a gallery crawl; and faculty demonstrations on stained glass, stage makeup, painting, origami, and ceramics.

All events are open to the public. For a full listing of the schedule for the week, visit the ICC Arts and Communication web site at www.ArtsAtICC.com, or call the ICC Performing Arts Center Box Office at (309) 694-5136.

Philharmonic Chorale presents “An Afternoon of Music” Sunday, May 4


Category: Performing Arts Center

The Philharmonic Chorale, completing its 89th year as a local performing group, presents An Afternoon of Music with the Philharmonic Chorale on Sunday, May 4, at 3 pm, in thePerforming Arts Center.

Tickets cost $12 for the general public and $10 for students and senior citizens. Tickets may be purchased online at www.ArtsAtICC.com or by calling the box office at Ext. 5136.

The concert will open with Haydn’s lively Gloria from his “Heiligemesse” of 1796, and continues with two more pieces from the great masters: the hauntingly beautiful Agnus Dei by Edward Elgar and the joyful motet, Exultate Deo, composed by Alessandro Scarlatti. Also included in the opening section is the stirring and poignant Navy Hymn, Eternal Father Strong to Save. The next part of the program features three rhythmically driving spirituals, including Soon Ah Will Be Done, which starts with a conventional opening but soon kicks into a fun and funky gospel groove.

The concert continues with three beloved American folk songs, including Peace Like a River and a beautiful Irish ballad, Red Is the Rose, which was written by an anonymous poet in County Kerry, western Ireland. It is sung to the familiar Scottish air “Loch Lomond.” The concert concludes with a humorous excursion into the Forest of Loo, and a foot-stomping version of another American folk-tune, The Unclouded Day.

A reception will follow in the studio theatre of the Performing Arts Center.

Reminder: Sympathy notices


Category: Deaths

The President’s office would appreciate being contacted in the event that an ICC employee has experienced a death in his or her family. Please contact Paula Fraley at pfraley@icc.edu to notify her if you or your coworker has lost a family member such as a parent, child, spouse, grandparent or in-law.

Flags at Half-staff


Category: Flag at Half Staff

In accordance with the Illinois Flag Display Act and upon notice from Governor Quinn’s office, all ICC United States and state flags will be flown at half-staff from sunrise on Thursday, April 10, until sunset on Saturday, April 12, on behalf of Sergeant Timothy Owens, United States Army, from Effingham, Ill.

Celebrate Week of the Young Child today!


Category: Uncategorized

It’s a beautiful day!  Join the ICC Children’s Center staff and children today in the courtyard around 11 am for some bubble blowing and chalk drawing!  We are celebrating Week of the Young Child with a learning walk and this community activity!  ICC Children’s Center joins many other centers in their own communities by bringing attention to quality child care and early education programs.