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Golf Outing to Support South Suburban College Bulldogs Baseball Program Coming to Lincolnshire September 20th

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The 2019 South Suburban College Baseball Team is hosting its 14th Annual Bulldog Baseball Golf Outing to raise funds for athletic equipment and travel costs for nationwide tournaments. The Bulldog Golf Outing will take place on Friday, September 20, 2019, at Lincolnshire Country Club—390 E. Richton Road in Crete, IL. Registration begins at …

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Free Highway Construction Careers Training Program Coming to Oak Forest This Fall

OAK FOREST, IL–South Suburban College is preparing for the next session of its free Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP) this fall at the Oak Forest Center. Orientation and Assessment Testing will be August 20-22nd with the program set to begin on September 16, 2019. The training consists of an intensive program to teach the …

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ICCTA’S Monaghan Presents Service Award to South Suburban College Trustees DeFilippo and Daly, Receives Honorary Degree

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The Executive Director of the Illinois Community College Trustees Association (ICCTA) Mike Monaghan made a special trip to the June Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees of South Suburban College to acknowledge and present the ICCTA Service Award to both Vice-Chair John Daly and Trustee DeFilippo. “The ICCTA would like to recognize …

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South Suburban College Plants Garden for Pollinators

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–This spring, 17 South Suburban College staff, Green Club students and their families gathered together to kick off the college’s community garden clean up and to plant a special garden just for pollinators. The pollinator garden will benefit butterflies, bees and birds by providing food and nectar sources, as well as plants for …

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Business & Career Institute to Host Non-Credit Instructor Open House at South Suburban College’s Oak Forest Center on July 23rd – UPDATED

OAK FOREST, IL– South Suburban College’s Business and Career Institute (BCI) is hosting a Non-Credit Instructor Open House on Tuesday, July 23, from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at the college’s Oak Forest Center. The goal of this event is to identify prospective part-time instructors and consultants to deliver non-credit training, develop curriculum and/or provide consultative …

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TruVision Productions 2019 Non-Credit Summer Class Session Coming to South Suburban College

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL– The South Suburban College Office of Continuing Education is now offering a TruVision Productions class. This six week summer session runs from June 24-August 1, 2019, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. for a total of 72 hours. KFK-C78-730, Ages 12-18 The TruVision Productions curriculum includes acting, vocal arts, …

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STEM for Kids Summer Program Coming to South Suburban College in July

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College’s Office of Continuing Education and STEM Department are partnering to offer a course to help fill the summer days with activities that will inspire and challenge kids and young adults. SSC Maker Lab presents, Google AIY Projects: bring artificial intelligence to your maker projects. With this AIY Voice Kit from …

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Highway Construction Careers Training Program Graduates are Recognized at South Suburban College

OAK FOREST, IL–When Jacob Mora, 22, received his Highway Construction Careers Training Program Certificate last week at South Suburban College’s HCCTP Graduation, he looked for his mother who he found smiling from ear to ear in the audience. Chasity Winiecki, 44, had plenty of reason to be excited for her son as she knew his …

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South Suburban College Instructor Gerald Griffith Receives Red Tulip Award From Village of South Holland

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–Members of the Village of South Holland Education Commission visited South Suburban College’s May Meeting of the Board of Trustees to make a special award presentation to longtime college Biology instructor Gerald (G.A.) Griffith. “The Red Tulip Award is presented annually to educators who work with South Holland students and who demonstrate outstanding …

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South Suburban College Announces New Pharmacy Advisory Board, Entry Level Summer Program

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL– South Suburban College’s Pharmacy Technician Program has undergone a series of changes over the past academic year under the direction of new program coordinator Alfred Evans. Changes include new curriculum and delivery strategies, and most recently, the college announced its new Pharmacy Faculty Advisory Board. The advisory board includes the following regional …

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Bulldogs’ Championship Basketball Camp Coming to South Holland This Summer

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The South Suburban College Basketball Program is currently accepting registrations for their annual summer camps in June. The 2019 Bulldog Championship Basketball Camp will take place from June 17-20 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., with a Shooting Camp the following week from June 24-27 from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the …

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South Suburban College’s Adult Volunteer Literacy Program is Offering Free Services and Seeking Volunteer Tutors

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College is currently seeking tutors and participants for the Adult Volunteer Literacy Tutoring Program. The program is structured to train volunteers to become one-on-one tutors for adults in need of basic literacy skills. Instruction in basic literacy includes the development of phonetic reading skills combined with communication skills. SSC is encouraging …

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Bulldogs’ Lewis Named All-American, Selected for National All-Star Game in Las Vegas

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College Men’s Basketball student-athlete Rhyss Lewis recently received two major post-season honors when he was named All-American by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II along with being selected to play in their National All-Star Game in Las Vegas, NV. A sophomore guard, Lewis averaged 26.6 points, 3.5 assists, …

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South Suburban College Recognizes High School Students at 12th Annual Video Competition

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College (SSC), with the assistance of Career Development Systems (CDS), hosted the 12th Annual Video Competition on Thursday, April 4, 2019, in the Kindig Performing Arts Center. The competition showcases talent from high schools as well as provides tours of the college’s facilities, including the television studio, audio studio and multimedia …

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Earth Awareness Day Activities Coming to South Suburban College’s Main Campus on April 23

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The South Suburban College Green Club is pleased to host a Sustainability Fair this month to celebrate Earth Week. On Tuesday, April 23, 2019, the movie “Home,” a documentary by French director Yann Arthus-Bertrand, will be shown in Lecture Hall C from 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Through visually stunning footage from over fifty countries, …

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SSC’s Court Reporting Program is Hosting an Open House at the Oak Forest Center on May 9th

OAK FOREST, IL–South Suburban College (SSC) is hosting a Court Reporting Open House on Thursday, May 9th from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at the Oak Forest Center. The Open House will showcase this unique profession and wide-open job market, along with SSC’s program and curriculum. SSC is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission …

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Forklift Operator Training Coming to Oak Forest Center

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College’s Business & Career Institute is once again offering Forklift Operator Training on two separate sessions Saturday, March 30th and Wednesday, April 3rd from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Oak Forest Center. Individuals who are seeking to enhance their skills with a short-term career certification and employers who need …

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Online Marketing Workshop Series Coming to Oak Forest Center

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College’s Business & Career Institute is presenting three workshops designed to assist with online marketing for business: Design, Video, and Automation. These workshops, by Erial Ramsey, will be held at the South Suburban College Oak Forest Center from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Erial Ramsey, The Dream Queen, is an author, …

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South Suburban College to Host Live First District Court Oral Arguments at 6th Annual Law Day on May 1st

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL– SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – The South Suburban College Legal Studies Department will host their sixth annual Law Day on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. This year’s event will feature a special live court case. Oral arguments for a real criminal First District Appellate Court case will be heard in the Performing Arts Center. …

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Free GED/HSE Classes Coming Soon to South Suburban College’s South Holland and Oak Forest Campuses

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College’s Adult Education Department offers a wide range of opportunities for adults to build the basic skills required for success. Many adults choose to pursue a high school education through the High School Equivalency (GED/HSE) program. The HSE program will develop the skills required to pass the High School Equivalency exams. …

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Free English as a Second Language Classes Coming Soon to South Suburban College’s South Holland and Oak Forest Campuses

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College’s Adult Education Department is offering a wide range of opportunities for adults to build the basic skills required for success. English as a Second Language (ESL) allows non-native students to improve their English skills from beginning to advanced levels. Registration begins April 15, 2019. (Students must be prepared to stay …

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Kryder Solo Exhibition Now on Display in Photo Four Gallery of South Suburban College

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The Art & Design Department of South Suburban College is pleased to announce a special guest artist exhibition titled “Eclectically Yours, Tanya,” photographs by artist Tanya Kryder in the Photo Four Gallery through April 4, 2019. There will be a closing reception for the artist on Thursday, April 4th at 12:30 p.m. The …

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Victoria Fuller’s Exhibition “Plants, Pollen, Sun and Sci-fi” Exhibiting South Suburban College Dulgar Gallery

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The Art & Design Department of South Suburban College (SSC) is pleased to present an exhibition of sculptural works and guest lecture by artist Victoria Fuller. “Plants, Pollen, Sun and Sci-fi” is currently on display in the Dulgar Gallery culminating with a special Artist Lecture on April 30th at 10 a.m., followed by …

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Linda Hoffhines Exhibition Coming to SSC’s Dorothea Thiel Gallery

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The Art & Design Department of South Suburban College is pleased to present a solo exhibition by Linda Hoffhines entitled “Studio Stories.” The exhibition will be on display in the Dorothea Thiel Gallery March 1st through April 17th with an artist reception on April 2nd from 1-2 p.m. Linda Hoffhines was educated at …

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South Suburban College Foundation Seeks Support For Scholarship Fundraiser Gala

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – Each year the South Suburban College Foundation (SSCF) hosts a spring gala from which proceeds benefit critical scholarship opportunities. The SSCF is now seeking support from local residents, alumni and community partners for Showcase 2019: Blueprints for a Future Workforce on April 12, 2019, at Odyssey Country Club. This year’s event …

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6th Annual Community Open House Coming to South Suburban College’s Main Campus April 9th

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College will host a Community Open House on Tuesday, April 9th from 4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the college’s Main Campus in South Holland. The Open House is the perfect opportunity for current and prospective students to learn more about SSC’s programs and support services while making plans for the …

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2019 Chicago Women’s Conference & Expo – Leading the Way Through Vision & Action!

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL– South Suburban College (SSC) announces its 2019 Chicago Women’s Conference on Friday, March 15, from 7:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., located at the college’s Main Campus in South Holland, Illinois. This year’s theme “Leading the Way through Vision & Action” marks the 11th Annual event planned through the college’s Business and Career …

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SSC Regional High School Art Student Exhibit & Festival

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL– The Art & Design Department of South Suburban College is hosting its 23rd Annual SSC Regional High School Art Student Exhibit & Festival through February 22, 2019. The exhibition includes 22 regional high school districts from Illinois and Indiana. Approximately 300 pieces of student artwork will be on display in the galleries …

South Suburban College March and April Musical Performances

This calendar is correct at the time of publication and is subject to change. Unless otherwise stated, music events are held in the Kindig Performing Arts Center (PAC) on SSC’s Main Campus and admission is FREE of charge (donations are appreciated to benefit the Music Scholarship Fund). March 5, 2019 – 7:00 p.m. Jazz Combo …

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Register Now For Non-Credit Classes at South Suburban College

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL– It’s not too late to get registered for classes at South Suburban College. SSC’s Office of Continuing Education offers a variety of non-credit courses throughout the Spring Semester, with Registration open right up to the start of class. With the wide-variety of start dates, class times, course lengths and offerings, students have …

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It’s Not Too Late to Register for Spring – Late Start Classes Coming to South Suburban College February 11th

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–Registration for the Spring Semester at South Suburban College is still in progress for a wide range of “Late Start” classes. Current and prospective students are encouraged to register soon for these 12-week courses, set to begin the week of February 11th and later. Prospective students should get started with the Online Application …

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Seeking Star Awards Nominations for The 2019 Chicago Women’s Conference

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL– South Suburban College will be holding its 11th Annual Chicago Women’s Conference on Friday, March 15, 2019. The Women’s Conference Committee is seeking nominations for its 4th Annual STAR Awards. The STAR Awards recognize the accomplishments of fabulous women and encourage other women to also be STARS. The application deadline is Tuesday, …

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Bulldogs Baseball Program to Host Adult-Child Baseball Camps

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The South Suburban College Baseball Program and Head Coach Steve Ruzich will be conducting Adult-Child Baseball Camps February 15th through 17th for boys and girls ages 6 through 14. The Camps will feature sessions for pitching, catching, hitting and fielding while providing adults and children the opportunity to improve their knowledge of baseball …

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South Suburban College Dean Anna Helwig Receives Recognition Award From District 228

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College’s Anna Helwig, Ph.D., Dean of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) was presented with a Board Recognition Award from Bremen High School District 228 at their Students in Leadership Board Meeting this week. According to the District, the award is intended to acknowledge individuals who have provided above and beyond …

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ICCTA Presents Service Award to South Suburban College Chairman Frank M. Zuccarelli

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The Executive Director of the Illinois Community College Trustees Association (ICCTA) Mike Monaghan made a special trip Thursday evening to the Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees of South Suburban College to acknowledge and present the ICCTA Service Award to Chairman Frank M. Zuccarelli. “The ICCTA would like to recognize Frank Zuccarelli …

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SSC Echocardiography Garners Exclusive Accreditation, Graduates Earn 100% Pass Rate on National Licensing Exam

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College was recently notified that 100% of its 2018 Echocardiography Program graduates passed the critical certification exam of the CCI (Cardiovascular Credentialing International) for Registered Cardiac Sonographer. The news comes on the heels of the program’s first year under the exclusive accreditation of the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education …

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SSC to Offer a Free, Short-Term Highway Construction Careers Training Program in February

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College is offering a Free Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP) this spring at their Oak Forest Center. Orientation and Assessment Testing will take place from January 22-25, 2019, with the program set to begin on February 25, 2019. The Highway Construction Careers Training Program has been implemented to increase the …

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“Robin Hood” Coming to South Suburban College Stage

SOUTH HOLLAND – The Children’s Theatre Company of South Suburban College is producing the classic adventure tale The Adventures of Robin Hood, by Michele L. Vacca. The upcoming performances will take place on Saturdays, January 12th and 19th at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Additional performances are January 15th through 18th at 9:45 a.m. and …

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It’s Not Too Late to Enroll in College this Spring–Classes begin January 14th at SSC

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL– General Registration for the Spring 2019 Semester at South Suburban College (SSC) is currently in progress. Spring classes begin Monday, January 14, at the college’s Main Campus and Oak Forest Center. The Spring 2019 Schedule is available online from www.ssc.edu. The college is closed for Holiday Break from December 20, 2018, through …

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SSC Lady Bulldogs Basketball Coach Darrell Scott Wins 500

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – South Suburban College Head Women’s Basketball Coach Darrell Scott earned his 500th victory as the leader of Lady Bulldogs. Scott recently reached the milestone with a 78-32 win on the road vs. Oakton Community College. The win catapulted Coach Scott’s career record at SSC to 500-395 since 1992. “Even though this …

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Fermin Barbosa’s Exhibition “Un Paseo Por el Mercado” Exhibiting at South Suburban College’s Dulgar Gallery

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The Art & Design Department of South Suburban College (SSC) is pleased to present an exhibition of art works by Fermin Barbosa. “Un Paseo Por el Mercado” will be on display in the Dulgar Gallery from December 12th through the Artist Reception on January 23, 2019 at 12:30 p.m. Born in Salvatierra, Guanajuato, …

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South Suburban College Nursing Graduates Receive 100% Pass Rate on National Exam

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL– As the South Suburban College (SSC) Nursing Class of 2020 began their journey in August full of excitement and anticipation, the most recent graduates proudly achieved a 100% pass rate on the daunting NCLEX (National Council Licensure Examination) for registered nurses. NCLEX is a standardized exam that each state board of nursing …

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SSC Bulldog’s Baseball Program Hosting Catching Camp December 26th and 27th

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL– South Suburban College Head Baseball Coach Steve Ruzich will be directing a two-day Catching Camp on Wednesday, December 26th and Thursday, December 27th from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Coach Ruzich has directed youth camps for the past 33 years and has taught baseball skills at many other baseball camps throughout the …

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South Suburban College Cuts Ribbon on SSC Circle

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College hosted a ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony for a new state-of the-art facility called SSC Circle on November 8, 2018. SSC Circle is a student assistance center that will serve as a “one-stop-shop” for students with questions about the registration, financial aid and payment processes, and will be a new “front …

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Court Reporting Program Open House Coming to Oak Forest December 6th

OAK FOREST, IL–South Suburban College (SSC) is hosting a Court Reporting Open House on Thursday, December 6th from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at the Oak Forest Center—Room 5190. The Open House will showcase this unique profession and wide-open job market, along with SSC’s program and curriculum. SSC is fully accredited by the Higher Learning …

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Winter Preparedness Snow and Ice Conference Coming to Oak Forest

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College is presenting a Winter Preparedness Snow and Ice Conference designed for Public Works directors, supervisors and operators on November 14th and 15th. These workshops are also valuable for snow plowing company owners/managers and operators. The conference will be offered in three sessions at SSC’s Oak Forest Center and feature award …

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South Suburban College Students Gain Valuable Insights from Exclusive DLS Conference in Chicago

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College (SSC) recently sent 10 students to the 2nd Annual DLS Conference at the Swiss Hotel in Chicago, Illinois, from October 19-20, 2018. Created BET media mogul Louis Carr, the exclusive dirty little secrets conference geared towards young African American men promotes leadership, community involvement, and strategies to succeed in work …

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Former South Suburban Basketball Star Drafted into NBA G-League

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–Former Hillcrest High School and South Suburban College (SSC) men’s basketball star player – Jovan Mooring – was drafted in the first round by the Grand Rapids Drive of the National Basketball Association (NBA) G-League during their annual draft on October 13, 2018. Mooring, a 6’2” Guard, was the 13th pick overall. “Jo …

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Registration is in Progress for Spring 2018 Classes at South Suburban College

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–Open Registration for the Spring 2018 Semester at South Suburban College (SSC) is in progress. Spring classes begin Monday, January 14th at the college’s Main Campus and Oak Forest Center. The deadline to submit an application for financial aid for the Spring Semester is January 4, 2019. SSC offers over 100 educational pathways …

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Laurie LeBreton’s “Evidence of Things Unseen” Exhibiting at South Suburban College

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The Art & Design Department of South Suburban College (SSC) is pleased to present an exhibition of art works by Laurie LeBreton “Evidence of Things Unseen,” from October 29th through the Artist Reception in the Lee Dulgar Gallery on November 27th at 10:30 a.m. “I create my own evidence through sculpture, with handmade …

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Nina Weiss Art Exhibition Coming to South Suburban College’s Dorothea Thiel Gallery through November 20th

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The Art & Design Department of South Suburban College is pleased to present a solo exhibition entitled “A Passion for Landscape: Nina Weiss.” The exhibition will be on display in the Dorothea Thiel Gallery October 22 – November 20, 2018. An Artist Lecture and Reception will take place on October 25th in Room …

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Ellen Campbell’s “La Louche” Exhibition at South Suburban College with Artist Reception Thursday

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The Art & Design Department of South Suburban College (SSC) is pleased to present an exhibition of art works by Ellen Campbell titled “La Louche,” through an October 18th Artist Reception in the Lee Dulgar Gallery from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. The animate world—the non-technical—what is generally called nature, is receding from …

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“The Mask Behind The Mask” Photographs by David Hauptschein at South Suburban’s Photo Four Gallery

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL –The Art & Design Department of South Suburban College is pleased to announce a special guest artist exhibition titled The Mask Behind the Mask, Photographs by David Hauptschein, in the Photo Four Gallery from now through its closing reception on October 24th at 12:30 p.m. The Photo Four Gallery is located in …

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Open Auditions for Robin Hood at South Suburban College

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – The Children’s Theatre Company of South Suburban College announces auditions for its annual play for young audiences. This year’s offering will be Michele L. Vacca’s “The Adventures of Robin Hood.” Auditions are open to all students and community members aged 18 and up. Readings will be held on October 4th and …

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The PAC Rats Theatre Company of South Suburban College Presents Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – Spies, murder, love, suspense and other trademarks of Alfred Hitchcock come to life at South Suburban College’s Kindig Performing Arts Center. Performances will take place on September 21 and 28, 2018, at 7:30 p.m., and September 22, 29 and 30, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. Through the magic of live sound effects …

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BREAKFAST WITH BCI PRESENTS: “Understanding Workers’ Compensation”

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The South Suburban College Business & Career Institute (BCI) presents a Breakfast with BCI Workshop titled Understanding Workers’ Compensation: What You Need to Know to Minimize Risk on Thursday, October 4, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m., with check-in and continental breakfast to begin at 8:15 a.m. This workshop will be held …

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Golf Outing to Support South Suburban College Bulldogs Baseball Program Coming to Lincolnshire September 21st

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The 2019 South Suburban College Baseball Team is hosting its 13th Annual Bulldog Baseball Golf Outing to raise funds for athletic equipment and travel costs for nationwide tournaments. The Bulldog Golf Outing will take place on Friday, September 21, 2018, at Lincolnshire Country Club— 390 E. Richton Road in Crete, IL. Registration begins …

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Marybeth Beno Named Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year at South Suburban College

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL– Marybeth Beno, of Flossmoor, was recently presented with the Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year award at South Suburban College. The recognition represents a culmination of emotions rooted in 35 years of distinguished, loyal service to students of all ages and backgrounds. For Beno, who will be retiring at the end of …

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Art Exhibition Coming to South Suburban College’s Dorothea Thiel Gallery in September

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Art & Design Department of South Suburban College is pleased to present a solo exhibition entitled Day By Day, Artworks by Daniela Kovačić. The exhibition will be on display in the Dorothea Thiel Gallery August 27 – October 11. On September 26, Ms. Kovačić will deliver …

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Free High School Equivalency & English as a Second Language Registration Days Coming Soon at South Suburban College

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – South Suburban College’s Adult Education Department is offering a wide range of opportunities for adults to build the basic skills required for success. Adult Basic Education (ABE) helps men and women whose skill levels are below the ninth grade. ABE students improve their skills in Reading, Writing, and Mathematics. Many adults …

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SSC Fall Open House a Success

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – South Suburban College hosted its 5th Annual Open House on Thursday, August 2nd from 4:30-7:00 p.m. with something for everyone. There was fun, excitement and a large dose of enthusiasm provided by college staff. The Open House, geared toward providing College information and pathways to successful careers, saw nearly 300 persons …

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One Million Degrees Launching Comprehensive Scholarship Program at South Suburban College This Fall

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – One Million Degrees (OMD) Chicago, a nonprofit organization that empowers low-income, highly motivated community college students to succeed in school, in work, and in life—is expanding to South Suburban College (SSC). The organization is currently recruiting Housing Authority of Cook County (HACC) residents who will be enrolled full-time at SSC in …

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One Million Degrees Student Supports and Volunteer Opportunities Open at South Suburban College

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – One Million Degrees (OMD) Chicago, a nonprofit organization that empowers low-income, highly motivated community college students to succeed in school, in work, and in life—is expanding to South Suburban College (SSC). The organization is currently recruiting Housing Authority of Cook County (HACC) residents who will be enrolled full-time at South Suburban …

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The South Suburban Chicago Chapter of the Links Awards “Full-Ride” Scholarships to Three SSC Students

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – The South Suburban Chicago Chapter of the Links presented $15,000 in scholarship funds to South Suburban College students Jasmine Carter (Country Club Hills), Cherise Miskell (Dolton), and Adeline Hodge (South Holland) at the SSC Foundation’s Academic Achievement Reception May 8th. All three women are excellent students with GPAs ranging from 3.2-4.0, …

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South Suburban College Student Selected to Visit NASA in July

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – Julia Dixon of South Suburban College in South Holland, IL has been selected to travel to NASA’s Stennis Space Center this summer to participate in the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS) onsite experience. Dixon has been selected as one of 280 community college students from across the U.S. to be …

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Breakfast with BCI Workshop Presents – HR Essentials for Supervisors & Managers

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – The South Suburban College Business & Career Institute (BCI) presents a Breakfast with BCI Workshop titled HR Essentials for Supervisors & Managers, on Wednesday, June 27, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., with check-in and continental breakfast to begin at 8:15 a.m. This workshop will be held in the South …

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SSC Offering Free Highway Construction Careers Training Program

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – South Suburban College will be offering a Free Highway Construction Careers Training Program this summer at their Oak Forest Campus. Orientation and Assessment Testing will be June 12-14 at the Oak Forest Center, with the program set to begin on July 9, 2018. The Highway Construction Careers Training Program has been …

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South Suburban College Graduates Associate Degree Nurses

SOUTH HOLLAND – South Suburban College recently honored the 2018 graduates of the College’s Associated Degree Nursing Program. The graduates received their nursing pins from faculty members Oluwakemi Adeyemi and LaDonn Dickens. Graduate Carl Engfer introduced the guest speaker, SSC alumna Michelle Warszalek, MS, RN. Michelle obtained her ADN from Thornton Community College in 1981, …

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South Suburban College, Calvary Baptist Church and Prairie State Partner to Host Career and Job Resource Fair

The Calvary Baptist Church of Glenwood is partnering with South Suburban College (South Holland) and Prairie State College (Chicago Heights) and to hold a special event designed to provide south suburban residents with important information on resources and education opportunities available to help launch a new career. The program will be held on Saturday, June …

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South Suburban College Presents Faculty Awards, Recognizes Retirees

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – South Suburban College recently hosted their annual Spring Tea Awards to recognize employees’ years of service, retirements, and announce the Faculty Appreciation Awards. The SSC Faculty Appreciation Awards have now become an annual tradition under direction of college president Don Manning and vice president of academic services, Lynnette Stokes. “We have …