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Awaken Sleeping Beauty at South Suburban College

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The Children’s Theatre Company of South Suburban College is producing a play geared for young audiences in January. Sleeping Beauty will run on Saturdays, January 10 and 17, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., and Monday through Friday, January 12th through January 16th at 9:45 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Award-winning playwright Michele …

Chicagoland Speakers Network to Host 2nd Annual Public Speaking Symposium at SSC’s Oak Forest Center

OAK FOREST, IL–The Chicagoland Speakers Network would like to help area residents and professionals meet their self-improvement goals in 2015 through a Public Speaking Symposium. The Chicagoland Speakers Network has planned this half-day of educational workshops on various topics related to effective professional speaking at South Suburban College’s Oak Forest Center on Thursday, January 22, …

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MB Financial Bank Presents $25,000 to South Suburban College for Scholarship & Technology Support

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL –MB Financial Bank (MB) presented a $25,000 check to South Suburban College (SSC) recently at their Main Campus in South Holland. The donation is a part of MB’s $45,000 commitment to support a renovation of the college’s primary conference room and to establish an endowed scholarship through the SSC Foundation (SSCF). The …

Have You Made Your New Year’s Resolution? Become an Adult Volunteer Literacy Tutor at South Suburban College

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College is 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 residents …

Rebound “Tuition-Free” Program for Unemployed Residents Opens December 8th at SSC

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–Registration for South Suburban College’s tuition-free educational program for unemployed residents–Rebound–will open again on Monday, December 8, 2014. Rebound classes are offered in 19 select academic areas offering short-term certificates or degrees leading to new, rewarding careers. Learn more about Rebound or begin the process to qualify by calling SSC’s Job Training Department …

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Give a Gift of Scholarship this Holiday Season Through the South Suburban College Foundation Donor Drive

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The South Suburban College Foundation (SSCF) is seeking year-end gifts from those who wish to help make a difference in the lives of local college students who need assistance.  The SSCF Scholarship Donor Drive will continue through the end of the year, providing both a charitable gift opportunity and tax-deduction for all donors. …

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New Exhibition of Photographs at South Suburban College

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The Art & Design Department of South Suburban College (SSC) is pleased to announce a new exhibition on display in the Photo Four Gallery on the college’s Main Campus in South Holland. The exhibition, entitled LIGHTFALL, is a series of photographs by Kevin Nance. LIGHTFALL will exhibit through a closing reception with Nance …

South Suburban College Volleyball Team to Host Regionals Monday

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The South Suburban College Women’s Volleyball Team will host their National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region IV playoff matchup on Monday, November 3rd at 6:00 p.m. The #3-seeded Lady Bulldogs will play host #6 Morton College in South Holland. The winner will travel to #2 Waubonsee on Wednesday, November 5th at 6:00 …

South Suburban College to Host Family Reading Night

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – The South Suburban College’s Adult Volunteer Literacy Program is hosting their fifth annual Family Reading Night event on Wednesday, November 19th from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center. The public is invited to join SSC to find out about community literacy while enjoying stories and presentations. There …

Spring Registration Now Open at South Suburban College

South Holland, IL – General Registration for the Spring 2015 Semester at South Suburban College (SSC) is now in progress. Spring classes begin Monday, January 12, 2015, at the college’s Main Campus and Oak Forest Center. Students are encouraged to register as early as possible to secure their seat in select classes. Residents considering attending …

Breakfast with BCI Workshop Series Presents Implementing Tablets and Smart Phones into Your Small Business

South Holland, IL – The South Suburban College Business & Career Institute (BCI) presents a Breakfast with BCI Workshop: Implementing Tablets and Smart Phones into Your Small Business. This workshop will be facilitated by Allen Babiarz, BCI Client Solutions & Project Manager on Thursday, November 6, 2014, in the Heritage Room from 8:30 a.m. – …

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

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College is 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 residents …

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Representative Jones Secures Additional Funds for Adult Education Technology at South Suburban College

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–State Representative Thaddeus Jones (D-29th District) has announced a $225,000 legislative award for South Suburban College’s Division of Adult Education. This represents the second consecutive year Jones has secured funds to enable SSC’s Adult Education to create new state-of-the-art technological classrooms for its English as a Second Language (ESL), Adult Basic Education (ABE) …

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Representative Jones Secures Additional Funds For Adult Education Technology at South Suburban College

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–State Representative Thaddeus Jones (D-29th District) has announced a $225,000 legislative award for South Suburban College’s Division of Adult Education. This represents the second consecutive year Jones has secured funds to enable SSC’s Adult Education to create new state-of-the-art technological classrooms for its English as a Second Language (ESL), Adult Basic Education (ABE) …

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Free Adult Education and English as a Second Language Registration and Assessment Coming to Oak Forest Center in September

8/29/2014 SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College’s Division of Adult Education 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, and Adult Secondary Education (ASE) helps men and women whose skill levels …

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Breakfast with BCI Workshop Series Presents Building Business Success with Emotional Intelligence

8/20/2014 South Holland, IL– The South Suburban College Business & Career Institute (BCI) presents a Breakfast with BCI Workshop titled Building Business Success with Emotional Intelligence, facilitated by Alexandra Glumac, MS, NCC, LCPC, RDDP, CWA, BCI Client Solutions Specialist. This event will take place in the Heritage Room on 1st Floor of South Suburban College’s …

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Business & Career Institute to Offer “The Global Food Safety Initiative: Safe Quality Food” Hot Topic in Oak Forest

8/7/2014 OAK FOREST, IL–The Business & Career Institute (BCI) of South Suburban College (SSC) will offer another course in their Hot Topics on the Go sequence geared to provide information for a variety of industry sectors about issues and solve problems associated with business growth. The next Hot Topic – “The Global Food Safety Initiative: …

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New Art Exhibition on Display Starting August 18th 2014

8/6/2014 Pictured: Local artist Matthew Groves’ “Glazed Earthenware” will exhibit at SSC this month. SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The Art & Design Department of South Suburban College (SSC) is pleased to present a new exhibition titled Welcome to Earth to open the college’s fall semester exhibits. Welcome to Earth is a select body of ceramic sculptures from …

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SSC Seeks Tutors & Participants for Adult Volunteer Literacy Program

7/31/2014 Celebrate International Literacy Day by becoming a volunteer tutor! SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–SSOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College is 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 …

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Basic Nurse Assistant Training Classes Starting August 11th at South Suburban College

7/29/2014 SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban non-credit Basic Nurse Assistant Training Program (CNA) is running a daytime cohort session from August 11th through October 2nd at the Oak Forest Center. Successful completion of this non-credit course is required in order to become eligible to take the State of Illinois Nursing Assistant Certification Examination–SSC offers more contact …

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Free Adult Education and English as a Second Language Registration and Assessment Coming to Oak Forest Center in September

7/24/2014 SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College’s Division of Adult Education 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, and Adult Secondary Education (ASE) helps men and women whose skill levels …

South Suburban College’s Letz Named All-American

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The South Suburban College Baseball Program’s sophomore outfielder Stephen Letz (Lake Central High School) was selected as a 1st Team All-American by the Division I National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). This is the second consecutive year Letz has received All-American honors, an impressive feat never previously accomplished throughout SSC’s rich baseball history. …