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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.


Leadership Development Training
  April 29 & May 13 (two sessions)...
Nominate Outstanding Alumni
  Sauk Valley Community College, in partnership with the Sauk Valley College Foundation, is sending out the call for 2021 Alumni Award nominations....
Virtual Chat with the Prez
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Comedian Justin Rupple 1/27
  “THE ONLY LIVE VIRTUAL IMPRESSION SHOW WHERE THE AUDIENCE MAKES THE CALL”...
Magician Nash Fung 1/21
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Aviation Private Pilot Class
  Learn to fly by preparing for the private pilot knowledge exam....
Offices Closed on 1/18
  SVCC Campus will be closed on January 18 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day....
Bakery Bus in a Box February 16
  Virtual Bakery Bus in a Box...
SVCC Virtual Campus Visits
  Want to learn more about what SVCC has to offer? Schedule your personalized, virtual tour today at svcc.edu/virtualvisit...
Campus Closed for the day on January 8
  SVCC Campus will be closed on January 8 for the staff and faculty training that takes place prior to each semester....
Clery Report Available Online
  Sauk Valley Community College’s annual safety and security report is now available. This report is required by federal law and contains policy statements and crime statistics for the College....
VIRTUAL Caricatures January 11
  The Student Activities Office & Student Government Association welcome Sauk students with FREE caricatures by Caricature Artist Kevin Berg. Use your student email to sign up and receive your virtual caricature via email within the week! Limited to the first 40...
Time Management Workshop January 19
  Make the most of your valuable time!...
Job Fair January 27
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Spring Tuition Due December 14
  Tuition for the SPRING semester is due Monday, December 14. ...
Wintermester Registration
  Short-term online Wintermester courses start December 16....
Winter Break
  SVCC will be closed for winter break. Campus will close at the end of the business day on December 21 and will reopen at 8 a.m. on January 4....
Stress Less Virtual Workshops
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Thank you to our Veterans
  Sauk Valley Community College would like to thank our veterans this Veterans Day....
Chat with Student Services - Virtually!
  Tuesdays:            9:30 AM – 11:30 AMWednesdays:     9:30 AM – 11:30 AMThursdays:          1:30 PM – 3:30 PM Our staff are here to answer general questions and to get you connected to the right person in S...
Making a Career Action Plan: A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting the Job You Want
  This workshop provides an opportunity to sit down and make a plan for what you need to accomplish on your path towards getting the job you want. Learn new strategies for effective career planning and interviewing.Join here:https://meet.google.com/oxh-cefz-fwv...
Peer Mentor Internship Informational Meeting
  Interested in learning more about Sauk’s new Peer Mentor Internship Program?This is an exciting opportunity to gain experience in the helping profession and receive extensive training from Master’s level clinicians. In this internship, you will build solid foundational skills as a mentor...
Making Career Choices and Becoming Workforce Ready
  How do I decide what career I want in the future? Which major should I chose now to prepare for that career? And what are employers looking for in the new people they hire? If you’ve ever asked yourself these questions, this seminar will help you find the answers.Join here:https://meet.google....
Fill Out Your FAFSA
  Don’t miss out on money for school!...
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!...
CANCELLED: Virtual Job Fair October 28
  This event has been cancelled....
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
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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...