Sauk Valley Community College

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January 2011 News Releases

News Archive - January 2011

Wondering about severe weather closing? Sign up for SVCC text message alerts!
  A winter storm is approaching, so how can you know if the college will be closed? Now, you can sign up for SVCC's new text message alerts!... [read more]
Six Area Seniors Sign with Skyhawks’ Women’s Softball Team
  Sauk Valley Community College’s women’s softball team is building its roster for the 2011-12 season.... [read more]
Sauk to Co-Host ‘College Goal Sunday’ on Feb. 20
  February is Financial Aid Awareness Month. Sauk Valley Community College's Office of Financial Assistance will co-host “College Goal Sunday,” from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 20, in Room 1E4. This event is co-sponsored by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC).... [read more]
Evening Financial Aid Seminar to be Offered at Amboy High School
  THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER.... [read more]
AmeriCorps sponsors MLK Food Drive through January 31
  January 3rd, 2011 – January 31st, 2011... [read more]
Racial Justice presentation rescheduled for Wednesday, March 2
  Join us for a Presentation on Race, Discrimination, and Equality.... [read more]
Take the Mystery Out of Retirement! Don't Miss Our Financial Planning for Retirement Workshop
  For anyone who has recently retired or who is preparing to retire, Sauk Valley Community College will offer a four-session Financial Planning for Retirement Workshop, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays February 1 through February 22, in Room 2L1A.... [read more]
SVCC to Offer E Mail Workshop on Feb. 22
  Sauk Valley Community College will offer the workshop “E-mail,” from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 22, in Room 3K2.... [read more]
SVCC to Offer Internet Workshop on Feb. 15
  Sauk Valley Community College will offer the workshop “Internet,” from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 15, in Room 3K2.... [read more]
Sauk to Offer Four-session ‘Knitting 101’ Feb. 2-24
  Sauk Valley Community College will offer Knitting 101, a four-session beginning knitting class, from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursdays February 3, through February 24, at Altea Hills Beads & Yarns, 3 E. Third St., in Sterling.... [read more]
Ewe Can Do It Learn How to Spin Your Own Wool
  That’s right! Sauk Valley Community College will offer a fun and interesting beginning course on how to spin your own wool yarn using a drop spindle. Ewe Can Spin! will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesdays February 2 through February 23, in Room 2M3. ... [read more]
SVCC to offer Photoshop II – Selecting
  Sauk Valley Community College will offer a two-session workshop, Photoshop II – Selecting, from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursdays, February 17 and 24, at Sauk.... [read more]
PowerPoint – Level 1 Class Set for Feb. 23
  Sauk Valley Community College will offer PowerPoint Level 1 from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 23, in Room 3K2. ... [read more]
Got Photoshop? Don't Miss Photoshop I - Work Space Feb. 3, 10
  Sauk Valley Community College will offer a two-session course Photoshop I – Work Space, from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursdays, February 3 and 10, at Sauk.... [read more]
SVCC to Offer Wilton Cake Decorating Basics Feb. 16, 23
  Sauk Valley Community College will offer the right way to learn how to decorate cakes step by step with “Wilton Cake Decorating Basics – Course 1,” from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Wednesdays February 16 and 23, in Room 2L6 at Sauk.... [read more]
'Office Skills for the Workplace' Workshop Set for Feb. 8
  Sauk Valley Community College will offer the workshop Office Skills for the Workplace from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 8, in Room 2F3.... [read more]
Sauk to Offer ‘Troubleshooting Computer Problems’ on Feb. 1, 2
  Does your computer run slow or is it up to date with Microsoft updates and patches? Get the answers to these questions and more as Sauk Valley Community College will offer a two-session workshop, Troubleshooting Computer Problems, from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 1, and Wednesday, Februar... [read more]
Personal Training Certification Program to Run Feb. 5 – April 16
  Sauk Valley Community College is offering its Personal Trainer Certificate Program through World Instructor Training Schools (WITS). Classes will meet from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. every other Saturday from February 5 through April 16, in Room 2D15. ... [read more]
Mandatory TEAS testing for nursing applicants Jan 28, Feb 2, and Feb 11
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FBI Agent to speak about financial crimes, including identity theft
  On February 15th at 12:30 pm, Special Agent Craig Smith of the FBI will provide a presentation on financial crimes, including identity theft.  The presentation is open to the public and it will take place in the Mathis Theatre. The presentation is open the public and seating is o... [read more]
Criminal Justice Club is seeking new members!
  The Criminal Justice Club is currently seeking new members as the new semester begins! The Criminal Justice Club further educates and provides opportunities for students with a common interest in criminal justice, while promoting professionalism in the field. The club seeks to develop... [read more]
Region IV Tournament Returns to Sauk
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‘What’s Under the Cover?’ to be Offered Feb. 8
  Gain the confidence to upgrade your own computer as Sauk Valley Community College will offer the evening workshop “What’s Under the Cover?” from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 8, in Room 2F3.... [read more]
SVCC to Offer One-session Windows Course on Feb. 9
  Sauk Valley Community College will offer a one-session computer course on Windows from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 9, in Room 3K2.... [read more]
New to Computers? Sauk to Offer ‘Basics of Computers’ on Feb. 2
  If you are brand new to computers, Sauk Valley Community College will offer its popular one-session course, Basics of Computers, from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 2, in Room 3K2.  ... [read more]
Don't Miss Sauk's One-Day Seminar on Safety & Health for Grain Handling Facilities on Feb. 15
  Sauk Valley Community College will present an important one-day program, “OSHA Safety and Health for Grain Handling Facilities,” from 8 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, February 15, at Sauk. There is no charge to attend and everyone is urged to attend this insightful seminar. ... [read more]
CDL Truck Driving Course Begins Jan. 24
  Sauk Valley Community College’s CDL Truck Driving Program has openings for its upcoming four-week class that will begin Monday, January 24. No previous experience is necessary.... [read more]
SVCC to Offer Home Inspection Course
  Sauk Valley Community College will offer its Home Inspector course for those interested in home inspection and taking the Illinois State Home Inspection Exam. Classes will meet from 6 to 10 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays, January 31, through March 16, 2011 at Sauk.... [read more]
Florence Cunningham MLK Day presentation this Friday, Jan. 14
  ABC AmeriCorps of Sauk Valley Community College proudly presents: Florence Cunningham... [read more]
Welcome Back! Classes start Monday, January 10
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UNO's First Meeting for SP11
  TIME HAS CHANGED.... [read more]