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One year ago, Kankakee Community College (KCC) student Mike Neumann never thought he would own his own gym. He took advantage of an opportunity and never loo...

Thu 29 Nov, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM: By popular demand, some of the photos featured in the recent Movember Foundation short film will be available for silent auction during the Veterans' Association Moustache Bash 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Nov

Cavalier Cash Bash will be Saturday, Feb. 16 from 6:30 - 11 p.m., at the Quality Inn, 800 N. Kinzie Ave., in Bradley. There will be 24 prize winners including a $5,000 grand prize.

Wed 28 Nov, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: All are invited to a Drum Circle Workshop on Wednesday, Nov. 28 at noon in the KCC Iroquois Room. "We will be learning to drum and sing a few chants In various Native American languages," said Deisy A

Kankakee Community College’s Paralegal/Legal Assistant Studies Law Week programming has received a national honor as a finalist for the American Bar Association Outstanding Law Day Activity Award
“Their selection committee cited our ‘Balancing the Branches’ county panel discussion, our Passport to Civics Fair, and our Trivia Challenge benefiting Prairie State Legal Services as examples of quality Law Week programming,” said Dr. Kristine Condon, KCC professor and…

Jose E. da Silva, Ph.D., an experienced higher education professional, has been selected as the new vice president for student development and services at Kankakee Community College
Previously, da Silva worked for community colleges in Washington, Texas and Florida. Most recently, he served as interim dean/chief student services officer at Big Bend Community College in Moses Lake, Wash. He will be KCC’s chief student services officer…

Taylor Bradley has always been fascinated with law, politics, and helping others understand their rights
“I dropped out of high school at 15 and got my GED after I found out I was pregnant,” Bradley said. “My son was my motivator for sure. I felt like I couldn’t make him go to school unless I went back.”
Bradley began attending Kankakee Community College in the Paralegal/Legal Assistant Studies program. She received a scholarship from the KCC Foundation.
Early on, she cried in her…

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Memorial Day sales provide a serious opportunity to snag awesome deals. But buyer beware: This is not the time to score summer items. Instead, look for spring clothing, home goods, and cheap travel.