Sauk Valley Community College

an institution of higher education that provides quality learning opportunities to meet the diverse needs of its students and community

Recent News Releases

Here you will find the most recent news releases. You can also check out the monthly archives or search below.


Emily won an iPad Mini by participating in ETS testing.
  Annually, the College asks sophomores to take an aptitude test that measures their critical thinking, reading, writing, and mathematical abilities. Once the data has been collected it allows administrative personnel at the College to compare Sauk students to other college students across the nation.... [read more]
SVCC Spring Band and Choir Concert Travels the World on Friday, April 25th at the Historic Dixon Theatre
  The Sauk Valley Community College Band and Choir will perform their annual Spring Concert on Friday, April 25, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the Historic Dixon Theatre. The concert is free to the public and the concert will feature music from four continents.... [read more]
BEST, Inc. provides assistance with educational, employment, and career planning.
  If you can answer YES to one of these 3 questions please call Shelley at (815) 835-6371 or Sharel at (815) 288-1260.... [read more]
Mentalist Christopher Carter Appearing at SVCC Theater April 17
  Do not miss Mentalist Christopher Carter’s amazing performance Thursday, April 17 at 7 p.m. in the SVCC Mathis Theater.... [read more]
Celebrate the End of the Year at Sauk-A-Palooza
  Make sure you get a chance to celebrate the end of the semester at Sauk-a-palooza Wednesday, April 16.... [read more]
New Addition at SVCC! Check Out Our Art Gallery
  Sauk Valley Community College invites the public to a free open house for the new art gallery. The open house will be Tuesday, April 1 from 4:30-7 p.m. It is located on the eastside of the building, second floor.... [read more]
Tunnel of Oppression Opens Eyes & Mind
  Sauk Valley Community College invites the public to “rethink their role” as it presents the Tunnel of Oppression for a fourth year, free of charge, April 2 and 3 in SVCC east mall and Mathis Theatre. Both days will have two walk-throughs from 12:15-1:15 p.m. and 7-8:30 p.m.... [read more]
Network at the Public Safety Career Fair
  A great opportunity to get educated about potential careers in public safety is available to the Sauk Valley area as SVCC hosts the Public Safety Career Fair Thursday, April 3 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on SVCC's first floor.... [read more]
Get in Your Cap & Gown Orders
  Sauk Valley Community College's 2014 Commencement Ceremony will be held Friday, May 16 at 7 p.m.... [read more]
Future Educators Host Free Family Fun Book Night
  Sauk Valley Community College Future Educator’s Club will host a free After Hours Family Book Fun Night Friday, March 28 from 6-7 p.m. at the Dixon Public Library in the children’s area.... [read more]
SVCC Students! Have Fun & Get Pampered at SVCC's Ladies' Night Out
  SVCC ladies deserve a fun time! So make sure to attend Ladies' Night Out Thursday, March 27 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the SVCC cafeteria all for free!... [read more]
Have a "Seussational Time" at FREE 30th Annual Child Fair
  Sauk Valley Community College will host the 30h annual Child Fair “A Seussational Event” on Saturday, March 29 at SVCC. Booths will be open 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and a performance of the children’s play Dr. Seuss’ “The Cat in the Hat” begins at noon in the gym. The fair ... [read more]
Comedian Sammy Obeid Performs for FREE
  Sauk Valley Community College hopes the community can get a good laugh with comedian Sammy Obeid during his free performance Thursday, March 20 at 7 p.m. in Mathis Theatre.... [read more]
Illinois MAP Grants Suspended February 28
  Sauk Valley Community College wants to remind the community how important it is to file for financial assistance as soon as possible. It has recently been announced that the 2014-15 Illinois Monetary Award Program (MAP) Grant will be suspended February 28... [read more]
SVCC Students! Are We Up-to-Date with Technology?
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Single Parent Award Application Available
  The SVCC Single Parent Committee invites all SVCC single parents to apply for this year's spring scholarship. The grant is awarded at the end of each semester to currently enrolled students that demonstrate financial and circumstantial need.... [read more]
Opportunity to Meet Reps at Private Illinois College & University Day
  Here is a chance to visit with representatives from many private colleges and universities in Illinois at one time. Whether you are considering transferring to a private institution or know that you are, this is your chance to ask all the questions at once. Don't miss out on getting the information ... [read more]
Priority Application Deadline Approaching
  Potential SVCC nursing and radiology technology students need to mark their calendars for the priority application deadline date of March 1.... [read more]
SVCC Student Awarded SVCC Alternative Energy Scholarship
  Sauk Valley Community College student Jeremy Lemmert of Dixon has been awarded a SVCC alternative energy scholarship for the 2013-14 academic year in the amount of $500.... [read more]
Save a Life! American Red Cross Blood Drive
  Sauk Valley Community College Student Government Association and Student Activities will sponsor an American Red Cross blood drive in the SVCC East Mall on Monday, February 24 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.... [read more]
Singer Teddy Geiger Performs for FREE
  Sauk Valley Community College invites the public to attend a free concert by singer Teddy Geiger on Thursday, February 20 at 7 p.m. in SVCC Mathis Theatre. Opening act will feature Anna Rose.... [read more]
Get Published in SVCC's Literary Magazine, The Works
  Make sure you take the time to submit your pieces for this year's SVCC fine arts magazine The Works to show off your talent.... [read more]
WIU Symphony Orchestra to Perform for FREE
  A night of classical music comes to the Sauk Valley area as Sauk Valley Community College’s music department hosts the Western Illinois University Symphony Orchestra. The free performance will take place Tuesday, February 25 at 7 p.m. at the Historic Dixon Theatre... [read more]
SVCC Fall 2013 President's List & Dean's List Available
  Two hundred fifty-three full- and part-time Sauk Valley Community College students have been named to the President’s List for high academic achievement during the fall semester.  Another 170 students made the Deans’ List.... [read more]
Campus Crusades for Christ Student Organization Invites All to Free Conference
  Sauk Valley Community College's Campus Crusade for Christ student organization invites Sauk Valley students and community members to The Hidden Life Conference Friday, February 28 from 7-9 p.m. and Saturday, March 1 from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at SVCC.... [read more]
Comedian Rahn Hortman Takes the Stage
  Sauk Valley Community College will host comedian Rahn Hortman in Mathis Theatre for free Thursday, February 6 at 7 p.m.... [read more]
A New Security App Comes to SVCC
  Sauk Valley Community College district has launched TipNow as another tool for campus safety and security. TipNow™ is the flag-ship campus safety product from Resiligence, Inc., based in Silicon Valley... [read more]
Singer Emily Hearn Performs FREE Concert
  Sauk Valley Community College invites the public to attend Emily Hearn’s free concert Monday, February 3 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the east mall.... [read more]
Two SVCC Students Win a Free Class!
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