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December 11, 4 pM
50th Anniversary Closing Celebration
Kishwaukee College art gallery

Wrap up a year of celebrating 50 years of Pride, Passion, and Purpose with a Closing Reception featuring the “Faces of Kish.”

November 14 - December 11
“Faces of Kish” Art Exhibition
Art Gallery 

Visit the Art Gallery for the “Faces of Kish” art exhibition featuring portraits of Kish students, staff, alumni, and community members painted by Miles Halpern, Assistant Professor of Art.


See you in 2043 for the 75th Anniversary!

Dates and times subject to change.

50th Anniversary Parade Float

June 9 - October 30

Check out our 50th Anniversary Parade float in several community parades around the area!

Past Events

November 3, 5:30pm
Foundation 50th Anniversary Gala
Kishwaukee College

The Annual Foundation Gala is golden and celebrates 50 years of Kishwaukee College in the community! Donations raised benefit students directly through scholarships and program innovation.

September 1 - October 29, 2018
Jonamac Corn Maze

Check out the 2018 Corn Maze at Jonamac Orchard in Malta. Maze will be designed to commemorate the College’s 50th Anniversary.

September 15
50th Anniversary Homecoming
Kishwaukee College

Celebrate an old-fashioned, family-friendly Homecoming on campus with kids’ games, activities sponsored by Kish departments/programs and more. Men’s Soccer will play Carl Sandburg College – wear your Kish gear to cheer the Kougars to victory! View the Facebook album.

July 19 - August 30
Alumni Art Show

Kishwaukee College Art Gallery invites artists, friends, and community to join us on July 19th, 2018 in conjunction with our Fragments of Kish Wine Walk! The show will be viewable first to attendees of the Wine Walk on July 19th.  Artists and the public are welcome to attend with the purchase of a ticket. Alumni will be invited to attend a free closing reception open to the public on August 29th from noon—3pm and the show will be open to campus during normal gallery hours August 20th—30th for the kick off of the Fall 2018 semester. For more information or to submit your proposal, visit

July 19
Fragments of KISH Wine Walk
Kishwaukee College

Stroll through the beautiful grounds and facilities of Kishwaukee College, while enjoying wine and spirit tastings along the way. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Kishwaukee College Foundation Scholarships. Facebook album

Foundation Annual Golf Outing
June 25
Kishwaukee Country Club

Join community members and Kish staff for a round of golf for a great cause: raising money for scholarships for Kish students. View a gallery of photos from the event.

50th Anniversary Kick-Off Celebration
March 8 at 4:00 pm
Student Center

Kick-Off of a year of celebration with the opening of the 25th Anniversary time capsule from 1993 and premier of the 50th Anniversary commemorative video. Event ProgramFacebook Live VideoFacebook Photo Album