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Education

  • KC Vandalia

    Acrylic painting course

    The Kaskaskia College Continuing/Community Education Department will offer an acrylic painting course on Thursday evenings at the Vandalia Campus.
    The class will be held Aug. 22-Sept. 5, 6-8 p.m.  The registration number for this class is COED-5442-VA01E.

  • New in Brownstown District
  • VCHS class of '73 has 40-year reunion

    The Vandalia Community High School class of 1973 held its 40-year class reunion on July 26-27.

  • VCHS class of '68 holds 45-year reunion

    The VCHS Class of 1968 gathered in Vandalia over the weekend of June 28-30, with get-togethers held for those arriving early.

  • National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs
  • KC accepting Honors Program applications

    Kaskaskia College is still accepting applications for the fall 2013 Honors Program. This program recognizes students who have demonstrated, or who evidence the potential for, consistent academic excellence.
    Students who are accepted into the Honors Program will receive: special course offerings; travel study opportunities; $150 scholarship per semester towards books and supplies in the KC Bookstore; special recognition at graduation; and personalized transfer assistance.

  • KC cosmetology students in Wilkerson competition

    The Annual Betty Wilkerson Memorial Student Competition was recently held at Kaskaskia College.

    The student cosmetology competition is held once a year, and the students compete against other students at their own level.
    This competition consists of three categories: total fashion, hair design and makeup. Students also participated in nail design.
    Students receiving awards for the different levels include those pictured here.

  • Tools for School distribution

    Tools for School Distribution
    • Wednesday, Aug. 14 – 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
    • Thursday, Aug. 15 – 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
    • Friday, Aug. 16 – 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
    • Saturday, Aug. 17 – 9 a.m.-noon.
    The distribution is at First Presbyterian Church, 1221 W. Fillmore St., Vandalia. Parents or other adults must accompany students, and they are to go to the north door of the church.
    For more information, call 283-0937.

     

  • New truck driver training sessions at KC are set

    Kaskaskia College has announced that new sessions of courses in the truck driver training session are scheduled to begin Aug. 19 and Sept. 16 in Centralia.
    KC has a 100-percent employment rate for those who complete the program, which is is a certificate program designed for an individual with no commercial driving experience.

  • KC signs dual admission pact with SIUC

    Kaskaskia College and Southern Illinois University are joining forces to offer a Dual Admission Program for students who plan to attend a community college first, then transfer to SIU Carbondale for a specific major.
    The program is intended to help students prepare their transfer to SIU well in advance of the enrollment date and take some of the stress out of the transfer process.