INA, Ill. – Rend Lake College officials have dedicated more space to the nursing program on the Ina campus – a move that has increased fall enrollment by 33 percent.
    “Our nursing program experiences more demand every year,” said RLC President Terry Wilkerson. “We don’t like turning applicants away.…

Read more: RLC builds bigger classrooms, expands nursing program by 33%

INA, Ill. (July 27, 2012) – Taking the first step toward a nursing career just got easier, thanks to a local education center and its focus on training and retaining rural healthcare professionals.
    Many students who decide to start their career in Rend Lake College’s Certified Nurse Assistant Program…

Read more: SCI-AHEC helps RLC nursing students

INA, Ill. (July 12, 2012) – A Manufacturing Summit held Wednesday on the Rend Lake College campus brought together leaders from industry, education and government in order to share ideas on how to build the high school students of today into the manufacturing innovators of tomorrow.
    RLC President Terry…

Read more: Summit at Rend Lake College focuses on future of manufacturing

Two new positions created
Granted permission to create the positions, approve the job descriptions and advertise for two new positions effective July 10:

  • Dean of Admissions and Enrollment Management – In order to streamline and strengthen the college's recruitment, marketing, enrollment and retention efforts, the creation of this position is necessary.…

Read more: Rend Lake College Board of Trustees -- July 10, 2012, Meeting Highlights

Food sanitation and sanitation refresher courses are coming to the area courtesy of Rend Lake College. Restaurant workers, school cooks, those who sell food at farmer’s markets and bake sales, and others can become certified in food sanitation, and those whose licenses need renewal can do so through the refresher…

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KANSAS CITY (July 2, 2012) – Rend Lake College architecture student Ethan Brammeier of Hoyleton (Nashville High School) brought home a bronze medal from the largest SkillsUSA national competition in history this past week.
    Brammeier finished third in the postsecondary division of architectural drafting CAD. With almost 40 official…

Read more: RLC’s Brammeier brings home Bronze from SkillsUSA nationals

Student success shows at Rend Lake College, and a new student success list featured on CNN Money puts RLC tops in the state.

College Measures, a joint venture of the American Institutes of Research and Matrix Knowledge Group, created the chart for CNN Money as a tool to help students…

Read more: CNN Money: RLC tops in state for student success

Sixteen graduates crossed the stage Thursday night at the Rend Lake College Theatre to accept their General Education Development certificates. The students earned their GED certificates after preparing for the exam in RLC's Adult Education programs. The graduates are, FROM LEFT, Brandi…

Read more: GED graduates (standalone photo)

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