WHITTINGTON, Ill. (August 3, 2022) — It's almost time to tee off! Sign-ups are currently open for the 42nd Annual Rend Lake College Foundation Golf Outing. This year's annual outing, held at Rend Lake Golf Course in Whittington, will take place Thursday, Sept. 8. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. with…

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 INA, Ill. (August 3, 2022) — Rend Lake College President, Terry Wilkerson, was recently appointed to the chair role with the Illinois Council of Community College Presidents (ICCCP).

Rend Lake College President, Terry Wilkerson (Click For Printable Photo)

ICCCP is an advisory organization consisting of all chancellors and presidents of the…

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 INA, Ill. (July 11, 2022) — Rend Lake College held a pinning ceremony on June 29 to celebrate the successful completion of the Practical Nursing (LPN) program. Thirty-five graduates, along with their friends and family, gathered in the RLC theater to celebrate their accomplishments. 

Rend Lake College awards 35 students…

Read more: RLC Holds Pinning Ceremony for 35 LPN Graduates

INA, Ill. (July 19, 2022) — Rend Lake College constructed a COVID-friendly outdoor meditation space/Zen Garden for students and staff to have a place to seek a quiet space for mental solace. In addition to the garden area, benches and tables were purchased to enhance communication and engagement between students. As a part of the Learning Renewal Plan, funds were set aside to invest in infrastructure for mental health and wellness.


INA, Ill. (June 15, 2022) — The Sunflower Project attracted families to Veteran's Memorial Park in Mt. Vernon on Saturday with plant education, face painting, giveaways, and flower planting opportunities. The event was the first of three to span the life cycle of the flowers from June to September. The…

Read more: The Sunflower Project: Beauty, Bees, and Beyond


INA, Ill. (June 14, 2022) — Rend Lake College administrators, faculty, and staff would like to congratulate the 382 students who made the President's and Vice Presidents' Lists in the Spring 2022 semester.


The following 169 students earned a spot on the President's List for achieving a perfect…

Read more: RLC Announces President's, Vice President's Lists For Spring 2022

INA, Ill. (June 14, 2022) — It takes an incredible amount of determination and perseverance to earn a college degree while in high school. Still, Morgan Young (Benton), Alexis Degler (Pinckneyville), and Nathan Ragland (Waltonville) did just that.

(L-R) Morgan Young (Benton) and her father, Jeremy Young - Lori Ragland, Vice…

Read more: 3 Local Students Graduate Rend Lake College Before High School

INA, Ill. (June 9, 2022) – The Rend Lake College Foundation is pleased to welcome four new members to its Board of Directors. The new members are Will Davis, Joshua Esser, Wesley Schumm, and Jeff Lueke. 

The RLCF represents a partnership between public and private interests to benefit RLC students. Focusing beyond gifts or…

Read more: Rend Lake College Foundation Seats 4 New Board Members

INA, Ill. (June 8, 2022) — Rend Lake College hosted a free Discovery Camp today for students in grades 7-12 who are interested in pursuing a career in healthcare. Students spent the day touring different programs on campus to learn more about emergency medical services, radiology, nursing, medical coding, phlebotomy,…

Read more: Local Students Explore Health Care at RLC's Discovery Camp

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