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Massage therapy and marketing… this business owner loves it all

The job satisfaction is unbelievable. People walk in here stooped over, and they walk out standing up. They think you walk on water… I will never do anything else,” says Becky Saban, licensed massage therapist and owner of BodyWealth Massage in Pekin. In 2006, Saban graduated with honors from the ICC massage therapy program. Saban  [ more ]

ICC Alumnus Kevin Parker

Students often discover their career choices by their college experiences. Alumnus Kevin Parker shines as an example. Parker’s experience was influenced by finances, his parents, and his friends. But in the end, Parker says, “Whether you want to go into the WNBA, be a city manager, or be an astronaut, ICC is a place where  [ more ]

Library Hours to Change Beginning Fall 2013

The ICC East Peoria and Downtown Campus libraries will have new hours as of Fall semester 2013. Listed below are the Fall semester library hours for each campus, with changes highlighted in bold. East Peoria Campus: Monday through Thursday — 7 am – 10 pm Friday – 7 am – 4 pm Saturday – 11  [ more ]

ICC offering two evening courses at Brimfield High School in the Fall

llinois Central College will offer two college courses during the fall semester at Brimfield High School. Part of its “Go West!” academic program, ICC is offering English 110 – Composition I on Monday evenings and Psychology 110 – Introduction to Psychology on Tuesday evenings. Both of the classes are three-credit hour courses that are eligible  [ more ]

Washington woman fondly recalls being among first students at ICC

EAST PEORIA — When Shirley Meagher stepped onto the Illinois Central College campus in 1967, it was a collection of small wooden buildings connected by narrow plank boardwalks. “It was almost a pioneer experience,” Meagher said. “You felt like you were a part of a whole new thing.” Meagher, 90, was a pioneer in more ways  [ more ]

ICC hosts info sessions for Highway Construction careers training

Illinois Central College offers a highway construction careers training program to prepare participants for careers in the highway construction trades industry. The intensive 12-week training program covers construction math, job readiness, blueprint reading, construction technical skills, introduction to welding, first aid, CPR, and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 10-hour certification. The program includes classroom  [ more ]

ICC Ag program to host Summer Field Day August 22

EAST PEORIA — The Illinois Central College agriculture program will host its second annual Summer Field Day on Thursday, August 22, at 5:30 pm. Following a pork chop dinner served by students in the ICC Agri-Business Club, guests can take a guided tour to learn about the research plots on the East Peoria Campus. The  [ more ]

TazWood Dance Company to hold auditions for the 2013-2014 season

The TazWood Dance Company, in residence at Illinois Central College, will be holding auditions for new members on Wednesday, July 17, at 7 pm at ICC’s Performing Arts Center on the East Peoria Campus. Those interested in auditioning must be advanced dancers and be at least 16 years of age. Come dressed to dance for  [ more ]