Cast of South Pacific
Mar 20th, 2023
South Pacific Opens This Weekend at Lincoln Trail College
The Arts at Lincoln Trail College is putting final preparations together for their spring production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “South Pacific.”  Premiering on Broadway in 1949, this classic musical is set during WWII and deals with the subject of racial prejudice – a topic that finds relevancy today. The show features well-known songs such as, “Some Enchanted Evening,” “Bali Ha’i,” “Gonna Wash That Man Right Outta My Hair,” and “Nothing Like a Dame.”  Opening night for this Pulitzer Award-winning musical is Friday, March 24 with a 7:00 p.m. performance followed by a 7:00 p.m.
Logo for Cinderella
Mar 10th, 2023
OCC Theater's 'Cinderella' Opens March 24
OLNEY, IL – Olney Central College Theater will present the musical Cinderella at the Dr. John D. Stull Performing Arts Center, opening on March 24. Cinderella resides under the cruelty of her wicked stepmother and her evil stepsisters until her Fairy Godmother steps in to change her life for one unforgettable night. At the ball, she falls for a handsome prince whose parents are anxious for him to find a suitable wife.
OCC Student
Mar 7th, 2023
Tuition-Free Summer Classes Available
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges (IECC) is proud to announce a “pay no-tuition” for students who enroll in specific summer courses. This applies to all IECC schools, including Wabash Valley College, Lincoln Trail College, Frontier Community College, and Olney Central College.
Photo of Elaine Hasty teaching a Spanish class at Lincoln Trail College
Mar 6th, 2023
Lincoln Trail College Offering Five Tuition-Free Classes This Summer
Lincoln Trail College is giving students a chance to save money while taking important college classes this summer. The College is offering five classes tuition-free in the Summer 2023 Semester.   
Wabash Valley College PTA Program
Mar 3rd, 2023
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges Experiences Four Semesters of Enrollment Gains
At a time when college enrollment is declining nationwide, Illinois Eastern Community Colleges has had four consecutive semesters of enrollment gains.. District-wide enrollment is up  1.69 percent this Spring as compared to the Spring of 2022. “I am obviously very pleased with the positive trend in our enrollment,” said IECC Chancellor Dr. Ryan Gower. “Andrea Loll and her team have done an excellent job developing a plan and building relationships with area schools and prospective students.”
Phil Thorsen leads a discussion about neurons in a psychology class
Mar 3rd, 2023
District-Wide Collaborative Events Lead To Classroom Innovations
Faculty across the Illinois Eastern Community Colleges District are working more collaboratively and that effort will soon pay off at Lincoln Trail College. Students enrolled in Anatomy and Psychology classes will be able to learn more about the brain using an electroencephalogram.
Headshots of Guadalupe Amicone, Tomas Bascon, and Juan Solivellas
Mar 3rd, 2023
Local Students Benefit From Lincoln Trail College's International Program
Three international students at Lincoln Trail College are using their native language to help students at Robinson High School. The students, from Argentina, Bolivia, and Spain, are helping tutor high school students learning Spanish.   Guadalupe Amicone, Tomas Bascon, and Juan Solivellas visit RHS each Thursday to work with dual-credit students enrolled in Spanish II. The three provide help with listening and speaking skills, verb tenses, and generally understanding the Spanish language.   
TRIO Students gathered at Olney Central College
Mar 1st, 2023
IECC hosts Illinois’ Southern Region TRIO Day event
145 low-income and first-generation TRIO students and graduates sponsored by 10 Southern Illinois Colleges participated in the 2023 National TRIO Day of Service on February 25, 2023. Students who attended were inspired to continue their individual paths to success by learning from current TRIO mentors as well as TRIO alumni who are TRIO legacies and walking success stories. They were encouraged to take what they learned and prove that they can also become a “Walking Success Story” and grow into future TRIO leaders for those that follow in their footsteps. 
A portrait of Guadalupe Amicone
Feb 28th, 2023
Amicone Elected As Student Trustee to IECC Board of Trustees
Lincoln Trail College student Guadalupe Amicone won a four-way race to become the next Student Representative to serve on the Illinois Eastern Community College’s Board of Trustees. Amicone will take office at April’s meeting at Lincoln Trail College.