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Education

  • Nursing Associate Degree Recipients

    Kaskaskia College recently held its associate degree nursing pinning ceremony in the KC Jane Knight Auditorium.

  • Denning given Outstanding Alumnus Award

    The Kaskaskia College Physical Therapist Assistant Program (PTA) awarded its inaugural Outstanding Alumnus Award to two of the program graduates.

  • VCSF Scholarships

    Vandalia eighth-graders Haley Bigelow and Isaac Daiber were awarded the Vandalia Community Schools Foundation Scholarships.

    They were presented plaques for the $1,000 scholarships during the VJHS awards assembly last Monday morning. From left to right are: VCFS representative Sharon LaDage, Bigelow, Daiber and VCFS representative Sandy Peyton.

  • KC TRiO students honored

    The TRiO/Student Support Services Program hosted a banquet recently to recognize students in the program.

  • KC Respiratory Therapy Graduates

    Kaskaskia College recently held its respiratory therapy pinning ceremony in the Lifelong Learning Center.

  • KC financial aid workshop is Friday

    The Kaskaskia College Financial Aid Office will host a FAFSA workshop from 1-3 p.m. this Friday in room L-102 on the KC main campus.
    The purpose of this event is to help college-bound students who need to complete and submit the 2012-13 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
    Completing the FAFSA accurately and on time is the first and most-important step to obtaining state and federal financial aid.
    By completing the FAFSA, students will be able to meet deadlines at the colleges they are considering.

  • Applications now being accepted for Bohner Scholarship

    The Kaskaskia College Foundation has announced that applications are now available for the Steve and Patti Bohner Scholarship, in memory of Robert Burnside.
    Burnside was a lawyer in Vandalia for 67 years and a leader in the Vandalia community. This scholarship has been established in his memory to assist students in achieving their education goals.
    Applicants must be a graduate of Vandalia High School, exhibit financial need and maintain a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

  • Klekamp earns bronze medal at SkillsUSA

    Career and Technical Education students across the state came together on Thursday, April 26, for the opening ceremony of the eighth anniversary of Illinois SkillsUSA in Springfield.
    On Friday morning, April 27, competitions began and by the end of the day, students experienced a day they will never forget.  On Saturday, the ceremonies ended with closing ceremonies and awards.

  • KC Physical Therapy Graduates

    The Kaskaskia College physical therapy program recently held its annual pinning ceremony for its 2012 graduates.

  • College Graduates

    SIUE
    The two-day spring commencement at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville was held May 4-5.
    Local graduates included:
    • Brownstown – Wes Michael Kistler, bachelor’s degree.
    • Mulberry Grove – Nicholas Ryan Brown, bachelor’s degree.
    • Patoka – Christopher C. Felchlia, bachelor’s degree.
    • St. Elmo – Hannah Marie Imig, bachelor’s degree.
    • Shobonier – Quentin Nathaniel Schukar, bachelor’s degree.