South Suburban College seeks to diversify IDOT construction projects

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Free Highway Construction Careers training program offered in February information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (January 12, 2018) – South Suburban College will offer a free Highway Construction Careers Training Program this spring at their Oak Forest campus. Orientation and Assessment Testing is scheduled for January 30–February 1 at the Oak Forest … Read more

Registration in progress for Spring 2018 classes at South Suburban College

information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (January 4, 2018) – General Registration for the Spring 2018 Semester at South Suburban College (SSC) is currently in progress. Spring classes begin Tuesday, January 16, at the college’s main campus and Oak Forest Center. The college will be open for registration on Saturday, January 13, … Read more

Taltree Arboretum and Purdue University Northwest announce partnership

Purdue will assume operations of Taltree Arboretum & Gardens in early 2018 Information provided by Purdue University Northwest VALPARAISO, Ind. (December 20, 2017) – Taltree Arboretum & Gardens Foundation’s Board of Directors; Damien and Rita Gabis (founders of Taltree); and Purdue University Northwest today announced a unique partnership. The Taltree Arboretum & Gardens Foundation and … Read more

Lansing thrift stores bring goodwill to area residents

by Patricia Muhammad LANSING, Ill. (December 23, 2017) – People from all races and economic backgrounds shop at thrift stores, but many don’t realize the charitable work that thrift stores in the Lansing area are doing to help residents. Goodwill—getting people back to work Guy Fisher, Vice President for Mission Advancement for the Northwest Indiana … Read more

TF South cheerleading team takes first place

Competitive Coed Cheerleading Team wins Oswego East competition information provided by TF South LANSING, Ill. (December 18, 2017) – Head Coach Jordan Martin shared the following information about her cheerleading team’s recent accomplishment: The competition was at Oswego East High School. We took first place out of six coed teams. It was our second competition … Read more

T. F. South receives grant for Science Department

information provided by T. F. South High School LANSING, Ill. December 13, 2017) – Thornton Fractional South High School has received a $1,000 grant from the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance Program, in conjunction with Ridgeway Petroleum of Lansing, Illinois, to support the school’s Science Department. A representative of Lansing Mobil Services worked with school officials to … Read more

Visible Music College continues to educate and entertain in Lansing

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by Carrie Steinweg LANSING, Ill. (November 2017) – In 2014, Visible Music College came to Lansing, opening their second campus. The college was created by Ken Steorts with a first location in downtown Memphis. Visible has since opened a campus in Dallas with plans for further expansion in other corners of the U.S. The Christian-centered … Read more

Mock interviews help TF South students land jobs

Local businesses and volunteers help students prepare by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (November 28, 2017) – TF South High School students will have the opportunity to practice job interview skills with members of Lansing’s business community. Friday, December 8, is Mock Interviews day. This year’s interviewers involve professionals and volunteers from a variety of fields: … Read more

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