Communication Services & Media Design

Here are just a few of the things our department is responsible for:

“The Educator”

“The Educator” is a joint partnership between South Suburban College and Governors State University that increases the educational opportunities both are able to supply. By merging program schedules and efforts, we are able to provide a richer learning experience to residents in over fifty municipalities.

Our broadcast area extends from Chicago, Illinois to Kankakee, Illinois on Comcast channel 16. You can find us on WideOpenWest (WOW!) Cable, channel 24 in South Holland, Oak Forest and Calumet City, Illinois. We have recently launched with AT&T U-verse TV on Channel 99 / South Holland, IL.

Our broadcast schedule contains original programming, satellite broadcast from sources such as NASA, the Pentagon, and the U.S. Department of Education, in addition to a variety of telecourses that may be taken for distance learning credit through Governors State University.

Audio – Video – Multimedia Production

Our department hosts the latest in broadcast technology. We offer a full range of media service and production.

Original Programming:

Bulldog Bites

Covers news and events happening around campus.

Home Game Heroes

Recaps sporting events around campus.


Airs on South Suburban College’s educational channel, “The Educator”. It features the people and programs that we think you should know about.

SSC Arts

Showcases various concerts, plays, and art exhibits at South Suburban College.

Campus Technologies

We provide installation services and support for a variety of classroom technologies including interactive boards and video projectors in addition to engineering support for campus communication and surveillance equipment.

Teaching & Learning Center

Located in the South Holland Campus Library, the TLC provides technical support to students with online instructional components in addition to training and assistance to faculty/staff in the use of campus and distance learning technology.  Faculty workshop opportunities are scheduled in cooperation with our Faculty Technology Trainer and our Faculty Development Committee.  No appointment is necessary.

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Web Development

Our department has the design and technical responsibilities of the College’s web and social media endeavors. For additional information, please contact our Web Development Team.