Prairie State College

PSC adjunct professor receives statewide honor

Prairie State College (PSC) adjunct professor of music Alexandra Green was recognized as an Outstanding Part-Time Faculty Award winner.

State budget crisis forces PSC board to raise tuition for fall 2017

The Prairie State College (PSC) District 515 Board of Trustees voted during a special meeting this month to raise the tuition for fall 2017, based on a $7.50 per credit hour increase for in-district students. 
 
The decision comes during a time when Illinois state lawmakers approach a third year without a budget, resulting in vastly reduced funding for PSC and higher education institutions across the state.
 

PSC Music Department presents Spring Concert Series in May

Three concerts will be presented at Prairie State College as a Spring Concert Series.
 
The performances will be by ensembles comprised of PSC students, community members and advanced high school musicians.The 7:30 p.m. presentations will be given in the Conference Center on the college’s main campus, 202 S. Halsted St. in Chicago Heights. The programs are free and open to the public. 
 

Chicago Shakespeare Theater performs abridged ‘Romeo and Juliet’ at Prairie State College April 27

The community is invited to an April 27 performance of “Short Shakespeare! Romeo and Juliet,” given by the Chicago Shakespeare Theater at Prairie State College (PSC), 202 S. Halsted St. in Chicago Heights.
 

PSC candidates say they will improve community outreach, student assistance

It was a spirited discussion between two candidates for the Prairie State College District 515 board of trustees at the March 27 debate hosted by the Homewood-Flossmoor League of Women Voters.

Jay Readey of Flossmoor and Camiella Williams of Chicago Heights took turns answering audience questions covering finances, student services, curriculum development, board actions and college outreach.

PSC candidates debate is Monday

Candidates for election to the Prairie State College (PSC) board will debate at 7 p.m. Monday, March 27, in a forum conducted by the Homewood-Flossmoor and Park Forest League of Women Voters (LWV). The Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle is a co-sponsor.
 
The session will be in the Heritage Community Bank Room 1318 at PSC, 202 S. Halsted St. in Chicago Heights.
 
Prairie State College serves students from Homewood and Flossmoor.
 

Candidates for the Prairie State College Board of Trustees

Six candidates are running for three six-year terms on the Prairie State Community College District 515 Board of Trustees: Christopher J. Baikauskas, Brunetta Hill-Corley, Marc A. Wiley, Jay Readey, Andre Lewis and Camiella D. Williams. One candidate is running for a single two-year term: John N. Stanfa.

Veterans Resources Fair Scheduled for March 9 at Prairie State College

Prairie State College (PSC) is hosting a Veterans Resources Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, March 9, in the Prairie Center on the college’s main campus, 202 S. Halsted St. in Chicago Heights. Admission to the event is free.

Prairie State College announces fall Dean’s List

Prairie State College (PSC) has announced its Dean’s List from the fall 2016 semester.
 

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