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Recent News Releases

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


Skyhawks Headed for Nationals
  Congratulations to the SVCC women's tennis team! They will be headed to Nationals, in May 2021, in Arizona. Congrats Skyhawks!...
Virtual Job Fair October 28
  Sauk Valley Community College will host a virtual job fair on Wednesday, October 28. Area employers will be available 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. for networking and discussing open positions....
Research Paper Basics Workshop
  Multiple sessions available!...
Understanding Citations Workshop
  Multiple sessions available!...
Anatomy of an Essay Workshop
  Multiple sessions available...
Chat with the Prez November 12
  SVCC's Student Government Association invites you to...
Writing Basics Workshop
  Sentence, Paragraph, Paper structure...
Virtual Talent Show November 18
  Skyhawks! We want to see your talent!Are you a singer, musician, dancer, actor, poet or do you have a special skill such as karate, cheerleading, magic, or are known for some great jokes? The Talent Show will be held virtually  ...
Plan to Register Early for Spring
  To find out if you need an academic advisor approval to register, simply:...
Virtual Visit with NIU College of Education
  Sauk Future Educators Club invites SVCC students to a virtual visit from NIU's College of Education...
Blood Drive
  SVCC Fall Blood Drive...
Tom Krieglstein's Dance Floor Theory
  Tom Krieglstein's Dance Floor Theory...
Magician Trent James
  Virtual Magic & Comedy Show with Magician Trent James...
Sex and the Law by C. L. Lindsay
  “Sex and the Law” by C.L. Lindsay...
Chat with the Prez
  SVCC's Student Government Association invites you to...
Skyhawk View Now Available
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Writers Unblocked Meeting September 22
  SVCC Writing Center’s new writing group. All students, faculty, staff, and alumni are welcome. This group is open to all styles of writing....
SVCC to Host Virtual Impact Summit for Earned Tuition Program
  Sauk Valley Community College, in partnership with the Sauk Valley College Foundation will host a virtual conference for the community on Friday, September 25. Regional and national leaders will be on hand to conduct collaborative, interactive panel discussions to further develop the SVCC Impact Pro...
Virtual Campus Visits
  Virtual campus visits will be available this fall through SVCC for students seeking to transfer....
Virtual Campus Visits with TRIO
  TRIO students are invited to virtually explore NIU, WIU Quad Cities, WIU Macomb, Augustana, ISU, University of Illinois, and Aurora University....
Student Success Week VIRTUAL
  September 14th-17th, 2020...
Scholarship Deadline September 15
  Scholarships are now available at svcc.edu/scholarships ...
College For Kids Fall Courses
  Various class sessions will be offered September 26 - December 19...
Virtual Informational Fair September 9
  Learn more about the different clubs, organizations, and college resources. Browse through videos, leave a comment, or ask a questions and get involved at SVCC!...
Thanksgiving Break November 25-27
  SVCC Offices will be closed November 25-27 for Thanksgiving Break....
Offices Close Election Day
  SVCC Offices will be closed November 3 for Election Day....
SVCC Votes!
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Constitution Day
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Offices Closed Labor Day
  SVCC Offices will be closed for Labor Day on September 7....
Leadership Series by Speaker and Author Stan Pearson II
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Free Resources for All SVCC Students
  Learning Commons Services...
Anatomy of an Essay Workshop
  Multiple sessions available!...
Understanding Citations Workshop
  Multiple sessions available!...
Writing Basics Workshop
  Sentence, Paragraph, and Paper Structure....
Research Paper Basics Workshop
  ...
Roy Juarez Jr. Presentation 9/16
  Presented by Roy Juarez Jr....
Playlist Bingo August 26
  Play Bingo virtually! All of the same Bingo rules apply except with Playlist Bingo, instead of numbers being called out, songs are played and you have to know who the artist is! If you do, mark off that artist on your playlist bingo card! All you need is your phone and a laptop or tablet to be ready...
Workplace Safety Courses
  Promote safe and healthy work environments. Invest in your employees and train them to be the best...
The Cafe is Now Open
  Hours:...
Aviation Private Pilot Classes Sept 8
  Learn to fly by preparing for the Private Pilot Knowledge Exam. ...
VIRTUAL Caricatures August 17
  SVCC STUDENTS ONLY...
GED & ESL Classes Start August 24
  Adult Education offers FREE programs to help adults earn the GED certification, improve English language skills, and transition to college or to a career. Classes will be offered in-person and virtual. New Student Orientation is required before the start of classes....
Call-In Advising for Fall 2020
  Fall semester starts August 17...
Fall Express Registration
  August 3-6...
Fall Registration Dates
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Writing Basics Live Webinar July 20
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Health Professions Pinning Virtual Ceremony July 17
  Health Professions Pinning Ceremony will be Live Streamed for 2020!...
Fall Semester Information
  Sauk Valley Community College will resume classes in various formats for the Fall 2020 semester. Classes will be offered in formats ranging from livestreaming instruction, online, and face to face. These formats were developed to ensure that all students feel comfortable and safe within their prefer...
Fall Scholarship Applications Due July 31
  SVCF Releases Scholarship Application for Fall 2020 Students...
College For Kids July Courses
  Locally taught classes in an online format!...
Research Paper Basics Webinar June 15
  Live Webinar...
College for Kids Online Courses
  SVCC is offering fun and new online classes this summer....
Summer Virtual Working Hours
  As SVCC faculty and staff continue to work remotely, the college's Summer working hours have taken effect....
Summer Semester Payment Deadline May 27
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Sterling Federal Bank Makes $5,000 gift to Student Emergency Fund
  Sterling Federal Bank Makes $5,000 gift to Student Emergency Fund ...
Virtual Commencement May 29
  Sauk Valley Community College will host a virtual commencement with a live stream on the college’s social media channels on May 29 at 7:00 p.m. The ceremony will include messages from Dr. David Hellmich, college President, and Bob Thompson, Board of Trustee Chair. ...
Test Drive an Online Course at SVCC
  If you are contemplating enrollment in an online course, take a "Test Drive" and see what online learning is all about! ...
Free Tutoring Services Available for Students
  Free online tutoring available to SVCC students, any place any time....
Select Community Education Courses Free Through June 30
  Tired of sitting at home?...
Summer Scholarship Deadline May 22
  Deadline to apply is May 22....
Virtual Student Art Exhibit
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Virtual Fine Art Performance Hour May 1
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PTK Supply Drive
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Chris Byar Student Emergency Fund Matching Gift Challenge
  The Sauk Valley College Foundation is proud to announce a pledge that will match all gifts to the College’s Chris Byar Student Emergency Fund up to $5,000. The generous and timely gift is the result of a commitment by members of the board of trustees, the Sauk Valley College Foundation board o...
Student Success Workshop LIVE - May 6
  Wednesday, May 6, 2020...
Student Success Workshop LIVE - April 22
  Wednesday, April 22, 202012:30 p.m. - 1:15 p.m....
Student Emergency Fund
  As the region navigates the new realities of the COVID-19 pandemic, the students of Sauk Valley Community College will be able to turn to the SVCC Student Emergency Fund to address critical needs. The fund focuses on supporting student needs during the global pandemic—whether educational or pe...
Cyber Sauk: 100% Cyber 100% Serving You!
  Sauk Valley Community College courses and services have transitioned to 100% cyber which will enable SVCC to continue serving students and our community....
Campus Closed for the day on March 20
  SVCC Campus will be closed during business hours on Friday, March 20....
CANCELLED: 36th Annual Child Fair April 18
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CANCELLED: Job Fair April 15
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Human Trafficking Awareness Presentation April 1
  While not touring with the band Remedy Drive, David spends time overseas as a volunteer undercover operative and helps gather evidence against those who traffic minors....
Jump Start 2020
  SVCC offers high school seniors and any new to SVCC student the chance to get a Jump Start on their college career at Sauk....
Free DAPS Performance March 25
  Freestyle Rappers and Improvisers...
Student Government Application Deadline April 10
  Student Government is a vital part of campus life at Sauk Valley Community College. Student Government allows students, like you, have a say in important decisions for the SVCC campus. ...
The Secrets to Being an Unstoppable Woman LIVE- March 27
  Erika is an award-winning speaker and best-selling author. Assaulted as a little girl, domestically abused as a young adult, living in a women's shelter, and survived a suicide attempt, Gilchrist has earned the title of "The Unstoppable Woman." Gilchrist is an expert in personal development, leaders...
Become a SVCC AmeriCorps Member for Summer 2020
  Summer positions are 37 hours weekly. Position runs June 1 - July 31....
Ag Career Fair POSTPONED
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James and the Giant Peach April 17-19
  SVCC Presents...
The Writing Center at SVCC
  Come check out...
Career Exploration Workshop March 23
  RSVP by March 18 by emailing nicole.b.schafer@svcc.edu...
Within the Interstices Art Gallery Reception April 15
  Within the Interstices Art Gallery Reception...
Campus Closed March 12 & 13
  Campus closed March 12 & 13...
Blood Drive March 2
  Sauk Valley Community College hosts Fall Blood Drive March 2...
Threads Exhibit Reception February 26
  Join SVCC in a special reception for the Threads art exhibit. Artist Tanya Scott will be present for a question and answer session. ...
Spring Concert March 1
  Band Concert Returns to SVCC Mathis Theatre March 1...
Psychology Meeting March 2
  Learn more about career opportunities in psychology and related fields....
Sophomore Recognition & Banner Presentation February 22
  Skyhawks vs Kennedy King!...
Brewery Trip April 4
  Enjoy a relaxing trip to Hairy Cow Brewing Company and New Glarus Brewing Company. Hairy Cow Brewing Company is located in Byron, Illinois on the bank of the beautiful Rock River and has world class craft beer, signature mixed drinks, and gourmet brick oven pizza. The New Glarus Brewing Company is l...
Milwaukee Art Museum Trip May 21
  Guided city tour of Milwaukee highlighting the city’s architectural marvels including the Milwaukee Art Museum, the Basilica of St Josaphat, Milwaukee City Hall and the unique neighborhoods that make up this beautiful city. Lunch included at Bartolotta’s Lake Park Bistro overlooking Lake...
The Works Submission Deadline February 14
  The Works is accepting creative submissions of any type for publication in the 2020 edition!  ...
Slammin' Sammy Reveal February 11
  Slammin' Sammy has undergone a makeover in celebration of the 55th anniversary of Sauk Valley Community College! Come out to the basketball game and be among the first to see the big reveal of Slammin' Sammy!...
Private Illinois Colleges and Universities - February 20
  Aurora University...
Transfer Fridays - TRIO College Visits
  Visit various campuses with TRIO and discover your next step after SVCC!...
Health & Human Services Fair - February 27
  Celebrate International Boost Your Self-Esteem Month with...
Speaker and Mental Health Advocate February 28
  A lesson in accountability, passion, and perseverance. From star athlete, to prison inmate, to MBArecipient. Ethan draws from his life experience to challenge, motivate, and inspire his audience....
Student Success Week February 10-13
  Snacks will be provided to attendees at Spring 2020 Success Week workshops!Attendees will be eligible to win $20.00 gift cards to Starbucks, Wal-Mart, or Buffalo Wild Wings!Please direct any questions to Kristen Roenfanz at kristen.roenfanz@svcc.edu or (815)835-6408....
Comedian Jose Sarduy February 26
  Jose takes audiences on a rollercoaster ride through the experiences of his life. As seen on CNN, CBS, Fox, the Lifetime Network, and on NBC’s “Last Call With Carson Daly.”...
Scholarship Deadline EXTENDED to April 19
  Scholarship applications are now open!...
African Soul International February 17
  Celebrate Black History Month with...