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Recent News Releases

Here you will find the most recent news releases. You can also check out the monthly archives or search below.


Campus Closed on July 4
  SVCC campus will be closed on Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day....
Lee and Whiteside County Farm Bureau Foundations Host Matching Funds Campaign for SVCC Ag
  The Lee and Whiteside County Farm Bureau Foundations are launching a campaign to grow SVCC’s Ag Animal Science lab. Together, the two Farm Bureau foundations will match up to $10,000 during the campaign, which will run from June 1 through August 31 of 2022....
Sterling Township Contributes to SVCC’s Campaign
  Sterling Township Contributes to SVCC’s Campaign...
2022 Alumni Award Recipients Announced
  Sauk Valley Community College Alumni Association will recognize three outstanding alumni during the annual commencement ceremony on Friday, May 13 on the SVCC campus....
Child Fair June 4
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Summer Blood Drive
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Campus Closed for Memorial Day
  SVCC campus will be closed on Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day....
Updated Campus Summer Hours
  SVCC campus will be closed on Fridays over the summer. Offices may have adjusted hours Monday-Thursday. Please check with individual departments as to their summer office hours....
2022 Commencement & Pinning
  Sauk Valley Community College will hold the 2022 Commencement and Health Careers Pinning ceremonies on Friday, May 13. ...
Faculty & Staff Art Exhibit
  The Faculty & Staff Art Exhibit...
College for Kids
  College for Kids...
SVCC Days of Giving May 2 & 3
  Sauk Valley Community College announces its Days of Giving, May 2 and 3. Days of Giving is a 48-hour, online, social-media driven campaign to support SVCC’s students, programs and initiatives....
Meet the Majors Fair
  Meet the Majors Fair...
Annual Student Art Exhibition & Fine Art Performance Hour
  SVCC Art & Humanities Department Presents:...
Auto Tech Program
  SVCC and The Career Center Partner for Automotive Program...
Experience Galena 4/30
  Experience Galena                                   ...
Job Fair 4/14
  Sauk Valley Community College will host a job fair on Thursday, April 14.  Area employers will be available 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. for networking and discussing open positions. ...
NEW Library Study Pods
  Find your new favorite place to study in the SVCC Learning Commons study pods. Here's what they offer:...
SaukFest April 20
  Enjoy FREE food & fun!...
Pizza with the Prez
  SVCC's Student Government Association invites you to...
Election Day is Every Day 4/13
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Informational Sessions for Health Professions
  SVCC Nursing and Radiologic Technology Programs Host Informational Sessions...
Plan to Register Early!
  To find out if you need an academic advisor approval to register, simply:...
SVCC Offices Closed 3/18
  SVCC Offices will be closed Friday, March 18....
Spring Break 3/11-3/21
  Begins March 11 at 2:00 p.m....
Blood Drive 3/28
  SPRING BLOOD DRIVE ...
Motivational Speaker Nick Scott
  SUCCESS IS NOT A DESTINATION, SUCCESS IS THE JOURNEY...
Speaker Tajay Ashmeade
  Taking The LEAP with Tajay Ashmeade ...
Art Gallery Exhibit
  Steve Sherrell is a career painter from the Chicago school of art. He was raised in Indiana but moved to the Chicago area to finish his education at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago with a BFA and MFA in Painting and Drawing. His early influence was his father who was a painter and window ...
SVCC Business Club Speaker March 7
  R.J. GaBaldon has been working as a financial advisor for over 25 years. He is a noted speaker, a Chartered Mutual Fund Counselor, and author of the book Financial Arcadia....
SGA Applications Due April 8
  SGA invites students to run for 2022-2023 Student Government. If you or someone you know meets the SGA requirements, please consider applying for the positions. Deadline: April 8.  Click here for a SGA application google form. *SGA Officers who are not Sauk Scholars receive a 6 credit tuition w...
Jump Start
  SVCC offers high school seniors and any new to SVCC Student the chance to get a Jump Start on their college career at SVCC. ...
Student Success Week
  February 15th – Tuesday...
SVCC Seeks Nominations for 2022 Alumni Awards
  At SVCC, we know our people have the potential to impact their communities in countless ways. We encourage you to recognize those alumni who best represent our college and their communities, and are committed to creating a vibrant future for all....
Explore Sauk 2/21
  Visit our beautiful campus and learn more about our programs of study, financial aid and scholarships, students activities and so much more. Let us show you how "Sauk makes it possible - YOU make it happen!"...
Submissions Open for The Works
  Submissions are now open for The Works Literary Magazine....
United As One 2/25
  UNITED AS ONE...
Skyhawk Cafe
  Visit the Skyhawk Cafe (2L02) for meals or snacks between classes....
Magician/Illusionist, Tyler Korso 2/16
  Magician/Illusionist, Tyler Korso...
Spring Internet Assistance
  SVCC is aware that many students are having difficulties paying bills, such as internet. Due to the pandemic, many of SVCC's classes have transitioned to include components online. If internet access is a concern for you, we invite you to apply for internet assistance through SVCC. SVCC st...
Study Abroad Summer & Fall 2022
  Study abroad opportunities are now available for Summer and Fall 2022. Deadline to apply for Summer is February 15 or March 15 depending on the program of study. Fall deadline is May 15. For more information, visit svcc.edu/studyabroad or email Professor Paul R. Edleman at paul.edleman@svc...
Leadership Series
  Don't wait for a Leader - BE the leader!...
ALICE Training 1/26
  Would you know what to do if an armed intruder entered campus? ...
Create a Bear
  Quantities limited. First come, first served. SAUK STUDENTS ONLY...
Big Red Chair Photo Booth
  Get your photo taken in the Big Red Chair Photo Booth!...
SVCC Offices Closed 1/14
  SVCC Offices closed Friday, January 14 for staff and faculty training. ...
SVCC Offices Closed 1/17
  SVCC offices will be closed Monday, January 17. Offices will reopen, and classes will start, on Tuesday, January 18....
Spring 2022 Express Registration
  No Appointment Necessary but you should call in by 12PM to help ensure completion of the process. On-campus services are limited....
Enroll in 3 Credit Hours, Receive $1,000
  Sauk Valley Community College will provide at least $1,000 to every student who enrolls in the 2022 spring semester. As students continue to be impacted by the effects of the pandemic, SVCC strives to provide funds to enable students to continue their pursuit of higher education....
SVCC Winter Break Dec 24 - Jan 3
  SVCC Offices will be closed for winter break. Offices will close at 4:30 p.m. on December 23 and reopen on January 3....
Community Vaccine Event
  Sauk Valley Community College will be holding vaccine events on campus, December 10 and January 7. The events will be open to the public - please enter through the West Mall doors....
Before the Flood
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Vaccine Events 12/10 and 1/7
  December 10 and January 7...
Winter Band Concert 12/5
  SVCC Music Department Presents...
Offices Closed November 24-26
  SVCC offices will be closed for fall break November 24-26. Offices will reopen on Monday, November 29....
Volleyball Advances to Nationals
  Congratulations to SVCC volleyball team on their advance to Nationals!...
SVCC Thanks Our Veterans
  Thank you to our veterans, this day and every day....
SVCC Cross Country Heads to Nationals
  Congratulations to SVCC Cross Country as 8 members advance to Nationals in Richmond, Virginia on Saturday, November 13....
Express Registration
  No Appointment Necessary but you should call in by 12 p.m. to help ensure completion of the process. On-campus services are limited....
The Academy Info Session 12/8
  The Academy at Sauk Valley Community College (SVCC) is currently accepting applications from area high school juniors for the 2022-2023 academic year. Applications and all supporting documents are accepted online at svcc.edu/academy and are due by midnight on Monday, February 1, 2022....
Wintermester Registration is Open
  Enrollment is open now for WINTER courses. ...
Registration is NOW OPEN
  New Students:...
Holiday Bakery Bus Box
  Sauk Valley Community College is excited to offer virtual trips this fall through the SVCC Community Education department. Holiday Bakery Bus in a Box is Thursday, December 9 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m....
Literary Reading with Dan Klefstad
  Visit the SVCC Mathis Theatre for a literary event featuring a discussion on fiction writing and collaboration within the arts by WNIJ's Dan Klefstad. Additionally, SVCC students will read their original poetry and fiction!...
Hypnotist Lizzy the Dream Girl
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Athletic Days of Giving October 26-28
  SVCC Skyhawk Athletics Days of Giving October 26-28...
Macbeth October 22 & 23
  Friday, October 22 and Saturday, October 23 at 7:00 p.m....
Tennis Advances to Nationals
  Congratulations to SVCC women's tennis team on their advance to Nationals!...
Community of Care 10/25
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Transfer Tips 10/20
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Plan to Register Early for Spring
  To find out if you need an academic advisor approval to register, simply:...
We Value Your Feedback
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PRIDE FAQ Event 10/13
  On October 13, at 5:30pm in 1K04, SVCC's PRIDE club will host an FAQ (Fearfully Asked Questions) Panel Discussion. The goal of this event is to provide an opportunity for discussion and education on a variety of LGBTQUIA+ issues -- ranging from "What do all those letters stand for?" to "Wh...
SVCC Band Concert 10/10
  SVCC Music Department Presents...
Clery Report Available Online
  Sauk Valley Community College’s annual safety and security report is now available. This report is required by federal law and contains policy statements and crime statistics for the College....
Taste of the Hill Virtual Trip
  Buon Cibo! Exploring St. Louis' Italian Heritage...
Speaker and Mental Health Advocate - Ethan Fisher
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ICCSAA Student Leadership Conference
  YOU ARE INVITED to the ICCSAA Student Leadership Conference - Journey to Joy! ...
State University Transfer Day
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Art Reception October 6
  Sauk Valley Community College will host an Artist Reception on Wednesday, October 6. The reception for artist Debbie Thompson will take place in the SVCC Art Gallery from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m....
Tricks, Treats & Something Good to Eat Virtual Trip
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 "What Can I Do With A Business Degree" Workshop
  SVCC faculty and local business leaders will engage with students in a discussion around business degree specialties and how to build a career in them....
Leadership Training
  Any student interested in leadership to create change – whether or not you are currently a leader is encouraged to attend. Discover, re-energize or improve your leadership skills!...
Diversity 101: Unpacked
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Fall Blood Drive
  Fall Blood Drive...
Independent Writing Lab
  SVCC Writing Center will host independent writing labs for Sauk students....
Note Taking Workshop Series
  Presented by SVCC Writing Center ...
Writing Basics Workshop
  Sentence, Paragraph, and Paper Structure....
Understanding Citations Workshop
  Multiple sessions available!...
Research Paper Basics Workshop
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Anatomy of an Essay Workshop
  Multiple sessions available!...
Study Abroad
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Business 101 with Roy Juarez
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Student Success Week
  September 13-16...
Virtual Constitution & Citizenship Day Bingo
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Labor Day, September 6
  SVCC offices will be closed Monday, September 6 for Labor Day....
Manufacturing Job Fair 10/27
  Job seekers that attend will be entered to win a $200 bookstore gift card!...
Ag Expo 9/10
  Sauk Valley Community College will host an Ag Expo on Friday, September 10. Join SVCC Ag department from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the SVCC Dillon Mall. ...
Free DAPS September 2
  FREE DAPS is a group of freestyle rappers and improvisers who use hip-hop to create a thrilling, one-of-a-kind musical comedy show every time they perform. What makes their show unique? Whatever words you say or write in the chat, they’ll make a rhyme or rap about it! They will amaze you. It&#...
SaukFest September 1
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