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SSC can help make your college, career dreams come true

Making choices about higher education is becoming more and more difficult for high school graduates and returning adults. There are some huge questions weighing on you that you want answered before making the significant financial and time commitments required to achieve your goals … Is coll…

October 20, 2014 12:00 am

College & Career Expo a great opportunity to explore options

With the ever-rising cost of higher education, high school students and their families face increasingly crucial and challenging choices regarding what and where to pursue their future goals.

September 15, 2014 12:00 am

SSC sees manufaturing as key opportunity for job seekers

South Suburban College was notified in a letter last month from the Illinois Community College Board of their approval for a new Manufacturing Basics 16-hour Certificate. SSC rolled out the new credit program at the start of the fall semester, with plans for more manufacturing pathways alrea…

August 18, 2014 12:00 am

Open Houses at SSC provide food for thought

As you are considering all of your options to get your college education rolling this year, the summer time is ticking and fall classes will be starting before you know it. The good news is that you don’t have to put your education on hold — South Suburban College is here to meet your needs …

July 21, 2014 12:00 am

Local coaching legend gets call for Hall

For nearly 30 years, Steve Ruzich’s singular goal has been to bring a National Junior College Athletic Association Baseball Championship to local South Suburban College in South Holland. While Coach “Ru” has come very close during two of his teams’ national tournament seasons, he may have ac…

June 16, 2014 12:00 am

South Suburban College provides options to area residents

You may have seen it and don’t know it yet — on a billboard, during your favorite show, or while surfing the Internet — South Suburban College’s multicolored spheres are gaining momentum as residents recognize them more frequently through the initial launch of the college’s new marketing cam…

April 21, 2014 12:00 am

Frank Zuccarelli receives honor for 35 years of service to SSC

On Thursday, Mike Monaghan, executive director of the Illinois Community College Trustees Association, attended the South Suburban College board of trustees meeting to acknowledge SSC Board Chairman Frank Zuccarelli for his 35 years of service with a “very rare award,” according to Monaghan.…

March 17, 2014 12:00 am

Check out Women's Conference & Expo March 14 at SSC

South Suburban College’s Chicago Women’s Conference & Expo is entering its sixth year and has become a must-attend event for women in the south suburban and Northwest Indiana region. It is a truly unique opportunity for women of all ages and backgrounds to enjoy a one-of-a-kind personal …

February 17, 2014 12:00 am

Lake County tuition waiver approved at South Suburan College board meeting

The South Suburban College board of trustees approved a new tuition waiver designed for high school students from Lake County, Ind., at their monthly meeting in January.

January 20, 2014 12:00 am

Health professions programs provide more opportunities for job-seekers

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn held a news conference at South Suburban College last February to announce funding for a $52.9 million addition for health care training. At that time, the college already had nine Health Professions programs from which students could choose to pursue careers for the …

December 16, 2013 12:00 am

The community college advantage

Over 100 years ago, community colleges were created as publicly funded institutions of higher education at community based facilities. They began a policy of welcoming all who wished to learn, regardless of wealth or previous academic experience.

November 18, 2013 12:00 am
Looking for the best school for you? It’s complicated.

Looking for the best school for you? It’s complicated.

Unlocking the right door for education is not always easy.

September 15, 2012 1:49 pm Photos


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