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Kishwaukee College's 50th Anniversary

Welcome to our 50th Anniversary celebration!

2018 marks the 50th Anniversary of Kishwaukee College and we will be celebrating all year long.  Over the course of the year we will be recognizing those who brought Pride, Passion, and Purpose to Kishwaukee College.

Kish grew from a grassroots movement of a few community members’ desire to create an educational institution that would truly be responsive to what they, their families, and their businesses needed. These community leaders laid the groundwork for Kish to continually grow and change to meet the communities’ needs far into the future. Establishing Kish as the ‘community’s’ college.

Today, we still follow that same philosophy: a commitment to meeting the needs of our local communities. We continue to work closely with area business and industry to create educational programming and experiences that prepare our students for an ever-changing world and keeps our local economy strong, resilient, and competitive.

As we look back over the past 50 years, we are grateful for the people who came before us who had the foresight to give Kish a solid foundation and a clear mission to serve our community. We also look forward and will continue to build on their legacy of offering affordable and meaningful education that is accessible to all the residents and communities of District 523.

From all of us, to all of you: Happy Anniversary, Kish!

Dr. Laurie Borowicz
President of Kishwaukee College