Lynette D. Stokes, Ed.D., named incoming South Suburban College president

information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (July 19, 2018) – The South Suburban College Board of Trustees voted unanimously to appoint Dr. Lynette D. Stokes, Ed.D., the incoming President of South Suburban College. Dr. Stokes will be the first woman President in SSC’s history. Stokes, currently serving as Vice President of Academic … Read more

New poster series on Illinois mining available from IDNR

information provided by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (June 28, 2018) – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) is now offering a wider selection of educational posters that highlight the minerals and rocks that are mined in Illinois—providing a glimpse at the vast array of underground resources available in the state, … Read more

South Suburban College athletes receive NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards

SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (June 20, 2018) – The South Suburban College Athletic Department announced eight students as winners of NJCAA All-Academic Student-Athlete Awards for 2017-2018, including softball player Annie Zubek, who made NJCAA All-Academic First Team with a 4.0 GPA. NJCAA All-Academic Student-Athlete Awards come in three categories: NJCAA All-Academic First Team: 4.00 GPA NJCAA … Read more

District 158 School Board discusses Coolidge chimney swifts

Coolidge chimney swifts

“Definitely a learning opportunity—for all of Lansing,” says Superintendent Heiberger by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (June 20, 2018) – Dr. Ceal Heiberger was surprised to learn about the large colony of chimney swifts that has been nesting at Coolidge Elementary School for 20 years or more. It was only after construction plans were well underway … Read more

TF South’s Blanca Alcantar recognized as “Leader and Achiever”

Comcast NBCUniversal awards 175 $1,000 scholarships through their Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program information provided by Comcast Greater Chicago Region LANSING, Ill. (June 15, 2018) – Blanca Alcantar of TF South High School is one of 175 students in the greater Chicago region who have been awarded scholarships as part of Comcast’s annual Leaders and … Read more

Lots of Lansing on Marian Catholic Honor Roll

Fourth Quarter includes 28 Lansing students information provided by Marian Catholic High School CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. (June 21) – Marian Catholic High School released the following list of Lansing students who are included in the Fourth Quarter Honor Roll: David Bell Leandra Cabrales Danae’ Conigan Melina Duda NinaRose Duda Kandis Fletcher Camille Fulks Yesenia Garcia … Read more

Unity Christian Academy hires Head of School

Loukisha Smart-Pennix brings social service, community, and early learning experience to high school start-up information provided by Unity Christian Academy SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (June 18, 2018) – The Board of Directors of Unity Christian Academy (UCA) announced today that it has hired Loukisha Smart-Pennix as its Head of School. According to UCA Board President Steve … Read more

Lansing graduates!

LANSING, Ill. (June 2018) – The completion of any level of schooling is an accomplishment worthy of celebration, and a milestone that marks the next step in a continued journey. Congratulations, Lansing graduates. Related: stories from our Education category State Rep Marcus Evans speaks at South Suburban College commencement Marian Catholic student receives Wellesley Book … Read more

State Representative Marcus Evans speaks at South Suburban College’s 90th commencement ceremony

information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, IL– South Suburban College hosted its 90th commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 20, 2018. This year’s Commencement Speaker was Marcus C. Evans, Jr., State Representative for the 33rd District, which covers parts of Chatham, South Deering, Avalon Park, Burnside, Calumet Heights, South Chicago, Burnham, Calumet City, Lansing, … Read more