Prairie State College

Sustainability in the South Suburbs outlined Feb. 8

February 01, 2019 - 22:42
Registration is being accepted for the Growing Sustainable Communities Together program on Feb. 8 hosted by the South Metropolitan Higher Education Consortium.
The day-long program will feature speakers addressing major issues that can help ensure quality of life in the South Suburbs. The program runs from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Prairie State College, 202 S. Halsted St. in Chicago Heights.

PSC students learn trade skills hands-on at Park Forest house

December 19, 2018 - 08:00
A new joint venture between Prairie State College, the Village of Park Forest and South Suburban College is making it possible for young adults to gain real-world experience in a variety of construction trades. 

Known as the South Suburban Trades Initiative (SSTI), the program extends learning from the classroom to the jobsite, an abandoned house owned by Park Forest.

Prairie State College marks 60th anniversary with Saturday gala

October 14, 2018 - 23:00
Prairie State College will mark its 60th anniversary with a gala celebration on Saturday, Oct. 20, hosted by the PSC Foundation. This annual event will serve as a fundraiser for scholarships.
The atrium on the college’s main campus, 202 South Halsted St. in Chicago Heights, will be turned into a center for celebration opening for cocktails at 6 p.m. followed by a 7 p.m. gourmet dinner. The gala will feature a live auction, choice raffles, dancing and a special “Stand Up for Scholarships” presentation. All proceeds from the event will benefit student scholarships.

Helpful approach wins PSC Professor Joshua Green national award

May 23, 2018 - 21:45
One special comment, suggestion or word of encouragement from Joshua Green can make a difference for a student in a competition. Green’s efforts didn’t go unnoticed. Speech team competitors in regional and national meets selected the Prairie State College assistant professor of communications the 2018 Collie-Taylor Coach Fellowship Award winner. The award recognizes the coach who best exemplifies coaching excellence.


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