• Kaskaskia College

    Utah concealed carry course
    Kaskaskia College will offer a Utah concealed carry course on Saturday, June 30, from 8 a.m.-noon, at the Kaskaskia College Vandalia Campus.
    The Utah CFP permit training class takes four hours. Firing of a firearm is not required to obtain the non-resident Utah concealed firearm permit. The permit is valid for five years, and training is not required for renewal.

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    University of Illinois
    Ryan M. Jones of Ramsey received his doctorate degree in philosophy at the University of Illinois commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 11, which was also his birthday.

  • KC update given at community engagement

    As Kaskaskia College President Jim Underwood conducted his annual community engagement session on Monday, it was the view out the window behind him that most engaged the small gathering of local participants at the Vandalia Education Center.

  • KC announces KICK classes in July in Vandalia

    The Office of Continuing/Community Education at Kaskaskia College has announced the schedule for KICK classes to be held in July at the Vandalia Campus.
    • Arts and Crafts – A variety of fun and creative artistic projects will be the focus of this course.
    Some of the items that may be made are beads and bracelets, picture frames, mosaics, candles, soap and jewelry boxes.
    The class will be held Monday, July 1 and 8, from 1-3 p.m. The class is for students in grade 3 and up, and the cost is $15. The registration number is CKICK 5278 VA01D.

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  • Austin presents research at Celebration of Scholars

    Quenten Austin, a student in the class of 2016 from Vandalia, presented research at Carthage College’s third annual Celebration of Scholars.
    Austin presented “Genomic Analysis of LizLemon, a Novel Mycobacteriophage from Cluster B2 Isolated from Squirrel Feces,” a course project that explores phages capable of infecting the bacterium Mycobacterium smegmatis, a non-pathogenic relative of M. tuberculosis.
    This research can shed information how tuberculosis forms and can be cured.

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    Late-starting classes
    The Kaskaskia College Vandalia Education Center has announced a list of late-starting classes that will be offered for the summer semester.
    The classes include: food service sanitation certificate (COOK 074); food service sanitation refresher (COOK 075); and basic life support (PARM 111).
    For more information or to register, contact the Vandalia Campus at 283-1780 or the Kaskaskia College Admissions Office at 545-3040.

    GED graduation

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    UM-St. Louis College
    of Optometry
    Lacey Leann Feezel of Brownstown is among the May graduates at the University of Missouri-College of Optometry.
    While a student at the college, Feezel was a member of Beta Sigma Kappa, 2010-13; American Optometric Student Association, 2009-13; Student Volunteer Optometric Services for Humanity, 2009-13; and National Optometric Student Association, 2010-13.
    She plans to join an optometric practice in Effingham.