Kaskaskia College

KC Accepts Petitions for Board of Trustee Seats
Kaskaskia College has announced that petitions for the upcoming election for the KC Board of Trustees are now available.
Kaskaskia will have four seats up for election for the April 6, 2021, election.
Three six-year terms will be on the ballot for seats currently held by Jim Beasley of Centralia, Laura Wedekemper of Shattuc and Jim Mason of Breese. Mason was appointed to fill the term of Jack Mays, who resigned in November 2019.
Also, a two-year unexpired term will be on the ballot.
Louis Kalert of Centralia was appointed to fill the term of Dee Boswell, who resigned in March 2019. Boswell was elected in 2017 for a six-year term, to serve until 2023. Therefore, this will be on the ballot as a two-year unexpired term, serving until 2023. In , it will again be on the ballot for a six-year term.
Petition packets may be picked up in the President’s Office or the HB Building Security Desk.
The first day to circulate petitions is Sept. 22. The filing period is Dec. 14-21.
For more information, contact the Office of the President, Kaskaskia College, 545-3011.

Note that Kaskaskia College will continue to enforce social distancing and safety guidelines established by the Illinois Community College Board and the state’s Restore Illinois program through the fall semester. This includes wearing a mask indoors, proper hand sanitizing, and visitors completing the college’s prescreening tool available on the KC Connect Mobile App or at www.kaskaskia.edu. These and other measures have been put into place to ensure the health and well being of everyone who visits the college.

Beginning genealogy class
The Kaskaskia College Department of Industrial and Continuing Education is offering a beginning genealogy class at the KC Vandalia Campus on Tuesdays, Oct. 6, 13 and 20, from 6-8 p.m.
The registration number for the class COED-5441-VA01E.
Students will learn the basics of genealogy in this introductory course. This course teaches you to structure your research and study various sources of genealogical information – census records, courthouse records, cemetery records, family papers, library sources and more.
The cost is $40.
Students may register through the Vandalia Campus by calling 618-545-3445 or the Department of Industrial and Continuing Education at Kaskaskia College at 618-545-3255. Space is limited, and all students must pre-register for this class.

“Chain and String Art” class
The Kaskaskia College Department of Industrial and Continuing Education will offer a “Chain and String Art” class at the KC Vandalia Campus on Tuesdays, Oct. 6 from 5:30-8:30 p.m., and Oct. 13 from 5:30-8 p.m.
The registration number for the class COED-5109-VA01E.
 Students will learn how to create beautiful paintings with the pull chain from a ceiling fan and cotton yarn. No painting experience is necessary. The technique will include the use of pouring medium as a background.
Each student will make one-of-a-kind works of art, which can be picked up at a later date.
The cost is $30, and students will pay a $15 fee directly to the instructor for supplies.
Students may register through the Vandalia Campus by calling 545-3445 or the Department of Industrial and Continuing Education at Kaskaskia College at 545-3255.

“Countertop Cooking” class
The Kaskaskia College Department of Industrial and Continuing Education will offer a “Countertop Cooking” class at the Vandalia Campus on Monday and Thursday, Sept. 28 and Oct. 1, from 6-8:30 p.m.
The registration number is MENU-0111-VA01E.
Students will use their Instant Pot, electric pressure cooker, rice cooker, and crockpot to make delicious meals. They will create breakfast, soups, dinners and deserts to enjoy and share.
 Discussion will include where to find hints, tips and ideas for using your countertop cooking devices.
The cost is $25, and students will be given a shopping list.
Students may register through the Vandalia Campus at 545-3445 or the Department of Industrial and Continuing Education at Kaskaskia College at 545-3255.
Space is limited, and all students must pre-register for this class.

 

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