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MARK NYCZ | THE HARBINGER

Harbinger recognized at ICCJA conference

EAST PEORIA – The Illinois Community College Journalism Association held its 41st Annual Spring Conference and awards banquet in Utica, IL last Thursday and Friday, where Illinois Central College’s Harbinger magazine received a total of 14 awards. The ICCJA Spring Conference assembled community colleges from all over the state of Illinois, including Illinois Valley, Black… Read More »

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Campus Police Report – March 2015

8:00 p.m. February 23 – ICC Police had an abandoned vehicle towed from the parking lot of the East Peoria Campus. 7:45 p.m. February 24 – A student on the East Peoria Campus reported receiving threatening messages from another student. The matter was referred to the Dean of Students. 2:45 p.m. February 26 – A… Read More »

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MARK NYCZ | THE HARBINGER

Finding a better Pell Grant

EAST PEORIA ― Congresswoman Cheri Busto headed a roundtable press-conference, which involved financial aid advisors, admissions administrators and students, at Illinois Central College on Tuesday to showcase her efforts to increase financial support available to college students. Students often rely on financial assistance from programs, such as the Pell Grant, to finance their college educations…. Read More »

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Bryant Smith spoke on the way that racism can be fed by the media.
BRE KINGSLEY | THE HARBINGER

ICC celebrates black heritage through engagement and teaching

EAST PEORIA — This February, Illinois Central College took the opportunity to celebrate Black History Month by spreading both knowledge and understanding about the Black Community through the use of various media. At noon on February 11 at the East Peoria Campus, there was a presentation called “The Media’s Assault on Black Images” presented by… Read More »

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Campus Police Report: February 2015

10:18 a.m. January 28 — A student reported that a computer tablet was stolen from an unattended backpack on the East Peoria Campus. 4:30 p.m. January 28 — Campus Police intervened in a domestic dispute on the East Peoria Campus between two individuals who had a prior relationship. Both subjects left campus separately with other… Read More »

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Campus Police Report: December/January 2015

3:58 a.m. November 24 – ICC officers responded with paramedics to a medical emergency at WoodView Commons. One subject was transported to a local hospital for treatment. 9:14 a.m. November 25 – A computer accessory valued at $9.00 was stolen from an unlocked classroom at the East Peoria Campus. 11:54 a.m. November 29 – An… Read More »

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Obama proposes free community college

EAST PEORIA — President Barack Obama promised to make community college “as free and universal as high school” in his 2015 State of the Union address. This marks the first time that a sitting president has given a huge declaration to community colleges. Illinois Central College President John Erwin said that this is a historic… Read More »

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The Powers that Be: December 2014

EAST PEORIA — In what turned out to be a pleasantly brief December meeting, the Illinois Central College Board of Trustees rapped up the calendar year by recapping recent enrollment research, pleasing the carpenters union and gaining a few hundred thousand dollars for debt reduction. The meeting began with the board approving ICC’s new four-year contract… Read More »

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Campus Police Report November 2014

3:15 p.m. November 4 — ICC police responded to a call of an odor of marijuana emanating from a WoodView Commons apartment. Drug paraphernalia was later recovered from the apartment. The incident was referred to WoodView management for eviction proceedings. 10:49 p.m. November 4 — Damage to an apartment door at WoodView Commons was reported… Read More »

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Winter Brings Charity at ICC

EAST PEORIA — The Central Illinois community has a long history of supporting charity works during the holiday season. Illinois Central College is a huge part of this community and continues to host events that give back to the community during this festive season. Multiple student organizations have contributed to community outreach groups and to… Read More »

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Flu Shots 101

It’s that time again! Have you ever had a flu shot before? If not, maybe it is time. Here are a handful of common questions individuals have around this time of year. Q: Who should get a flu shot? A: It is typical for anyone who is at risk for the flu to have a… Read More »

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REID HARMAN | THE HARBINGER

Employees give back $101,000 to ICC

EAST PEORIA — Faculty and staff of Illinois Central College, through the Employee Campaign, have given back $10,000 more than last year. Employees have pledged a little over $101,000 to the Educational Foundation with one time donations and even salary pledges. The Employee Campaign starts a week before classes begin in August and is part… Read More »

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Both the north and south faces of Arbor Hall, once solid brick with only occasional windows, are now glass-laden exteriors that let passersby peer into the main and second floors of the building. This addition of glass was part of the influential design decision to open up the spaces within Arbor to create a more modern environment inside and outside of the building.
REID HARMAN | THE HARBINGER

A glance at the new Arbor Hall

PEORIA — Since first creating the North Campus in 2002, Illinois Central College has been systematically renovating each of the buildings left from the old Zeller Mental Health complex. After 14 years, they have now modernized Arbor Hall, which is visible from University Street in Peoria, to function as the campus’s hub for student services…. Read More »

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ICC showcases Transfer Month

EAST PEORIA — The month of October is Transfer Month at Illinois Central College. Throughout the month, students will have opportunities to discover the services that the college offers to help them transfer to a four-year university. Numerous events will be held throughout the month, and all of these events are sponsored by the new… Read More »

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$7.5 million sustainability project breaks ground

EAST PEORIA — Illinois Central College has symbolically broken ground on a new community facility for promoting green practices through education and practical applications in homes and businesses. According to an official press release, the new Sustainability Center will be an academic building that will function as the new home for “programs concerning sustainability, as… Read More »

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