Prairie State College (PSC) has a new fire truck and is seeking the help of elementary school students in District 515 to give it a name. The winner will receive a gift card, a PSC swag bag and a ride to their school in the new fire truck.
Homewood and Flossmoor are part of District 515.
Learn about the candidates running in the April election to be on the Prairie State College Board of Trustees.
Prairie State pitched well in both games of the doubleheader Sunday, March 7, but fell short in both games against Roosevelt University in Peoria.
The Pioneers dropped the first game 4-3 and lost 4-2 in the second game on Sunday.
Roosevelt University 4, Prairie State 3
The Pioneers took a lead into the sixth inning, but Roosevelt cracked a two-run homer to take the lead for good.
Prairie State College is offering a virtual open house Feb. 25 for its Surgical Technology Program, a one-year accredited program.
Participants can join an information session from noon to 1 p.m. or from 6 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 25 via Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/xdo-wobp-tdi.
The Prairie State College Foundation is hosting the 27th annual Scholarship Classic at Idlewild Country Club in Flossmoor on Monday, Oct. 5.
Registrations for the annual event are being accepted through Monday, Sept. 28. Golfers can also support the scholarship fund by taking the option of scheduling a tee time to play any day the club is open through the 2021 season.
The Oct. 5 day of play or scheduled play includes golf carts and box lunches. The cost is $200 per golfer.
Prairie State College received a $100,000 grant through the Illinois Community College Board for a new dental assistant certificate program geared toward high school students.
PSC is calling it “Pathway to a Bright New Smile” offered through its Allied Health & Emergency Services Department.
This May, Prairie State College’s Nursing Program awarded the associate’s degree in nursing to 57 students. It is one of PSC’s largest graduating classes. Graduates started toward their RN degrees months before the COVID-19 virus hit the United States. There is a fear of the unknown, and yet they say the highly contagious infection isn’t scaring them off from the profession. They are ready to join the ranks of medical staff working in hospitals in the area.
Prairie State College enjoyed its best-ever men's soccer season with a trip to the Northeast District Championship game for the first time.