Kishwaukee College

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Kishwaukee College
Established1968
PresidentLaurie Borowicz[1]
Academic staff
175
Administrative staff
195
Students5,754
Location, ,
United States

41°56′17″N 88°52′52″W / 41.938°N 88.881°W / 41.938; -88.881Coordinates: 41°56′17″N 88°52′52″W / 41.938°N 88.881°W / 41.938; -88.881
NicknameKougars
Websitewww.kish.edu

Kishwaukee College is a public community college in Malta, Illinois. It is part of the Illinois Community College System and serves district 523 which encompasses most of DeKalb County, much of Lee and Ogle Counties, and small parts of other adjoining counties.[2][3]

History[edit]

The college was founded in 1968.

Campus[edit]

The campus is rural in nature, and is surrounded on all four sides by corn fields.

Academic profile[edit]

The college is fully accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The student population is approximately 5,754.

Student life[edit]

Kishwaukee College publishes the Kamelian, a literary and arts magazine, each spring. The Kamelian, first published in 1968, is the only Illinois literary arts magazine to have won three awards in the Community College Humanities Association National Literary Magazine Competition since 2000.

Sport[edit]

The Kishwaukee College sports teams compete as the Kougars. The Kougars have won national championships in baseball (1999) and volleyball (2001,2002,2006,2007,2008).

Notable people[edit]

Lou Collier played baseball for the Pittsburgh Pirates among others.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Borowicz named 5th President of Kishwaukee College" (Press release). Kishwaukee College. 10 December 2015.
  2. ^ "Illinois Community College Districts" (PDF). Illinois Community College Board. Retrieved 2017-05-09.
  3. ^ "Residency". Retrieved 2019-07-23.

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