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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.

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Women's Empowerment event coming to Oak Forest Center

SOUTH HOLLAND | The Chicagoland Speakers Network is hosting a Women’s Empowerment Event from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at South Suburban College’s Oak Forest Center.

September 08, 2014 12:00 am
Local colleges aim to fill coming trades work gap

Local colleges aim to fill coming trades work gap

As current workers retire, experts predict 875,000 high-tech industrial jobs will be needed by 2020.

September 03, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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South Holland OKs expansion of two businesses

SOUTH HOLLAND | Two local businesses moved a step closer to expanding Tuesday night.

September 03, 2014 12:57 pm

Free Adult Ed and ESL registration and assessment this month through SSC

SOUTH HOLLAND | South Suburban College’s Division of Adult Education is offering a wide range of opportunities for adults to build the basic skills required for success.

September 03, 2014 12:00 am
Local colleges aim to fill coming trades work gap

Local colleges aim to fill coming trades work gap

Steve Kasper, left front, department chair of Building Construction & Industrial Technology, demonstrates using a sledgehammer on Aug. 27 as students dismantle a house before rebuilding it at South Suburban College in South Holland. 

September 01, 2014 12:00 am
Local colleges aim to fill coming trades work gap

Local colleges aim to fill coming trades work gap

Shaqeia Johnson, of Hammond, hammers nails out of a board in her carpentry class on Aug. 27 at South Suburban College in South Holland. 

September 01, 2014 12:00 am
Local colleges aim to fill coming trades work gap

Local colleges aim to fill coming trades work gap

Donnie Giles, of East Hazel Crest, practices stick welding beads on a plate in his Highway Construction Careers Training Program class on Aug. 27 at South Suburban College in South Holland. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a need for 875,000 high-tech industrial jobs by 2020.

September 01, 2014 12:00 am
Local colleges aim to fill coming trades work gap

Local colleges aim to fill coming trades work gap

Darius Smith, of Calumet City, hammers nails out of a board as he works Aug. 27 on tearing down a house in a carpentry class at South Suburban College in South Holland.

September 01, 2014 12:00 am
Local colleges aim to fill coming trades work gap

Local colleges aim to fill coming trades work gap

Donnie Giles, of East Hazel Crest, practices stick welding beads on a plate on Aug. 27 in his Highway Construction Careers Training Program class at South Suburban College in South Holland. It's a 12-week, 450-hour program aimed at helping students get started with a career in the trades. SS…

September 01, 2014 12:00 am
Local colleges aim to fill coming trades work gap

Local colleges aim to fill coming trades work gap

Charles Rodriguez Jr., of Lansing, left, and Lekeif Sudor, of South Holland, take a break outside their welding booths during their Highway Construction Careers Training Program class at South Suburban College in South Holland. SSC is one of 12 schools around the state of Illinois to offer t…

September 01, 2014 12:00 am
Current classes for future jobs

Current classes for future jobs

Darius Smith, of Calumet City, left, Justice Allen, of Country Club Hills,  and Kendell Godfrey, also of Calumet City, work on tearing down a house in their carpentry class Aug. 27 at South Suburban College in South Holland. Local colleges are offering classes in the trades to close a coming…

September 01, 2014 12:00 am
Current classes for future jobs

Current classes for future jobs

Adjunct welding instructor Lisa Moran, left, watches as Lemoyne Smith, of Chicago, practices stick welding beads on a plate on Aug. 27 in the Highway Construction Careers Training Program at South Suburban College in South Holland. Training in the trades, such as carpentry and welding, offer…

September 01, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: South suburbs are becoming greener

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: South suburbs are becoming greener

The south suburbs will become a little greener this year thanks to an effort by the South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association and its partners to plan, promote, and construct green infrastructure throughout the region.

August 24, 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
Local colleges aim to fill coming trades work gap

Local colleges aim to fill coming trades work gap

South Suburban College President Don Manning presents a graduation certificate to Shawn Higgins, of Calumet City, in May. Higgins finished the college's Highway Construction Careers Training Program and is now in a five-year apprenticeship with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Wor…

August 17, 2014 12:00 am
SSC graduates first class of Speech Language Pathology Assistant students

SSC graduates first class of Speech Language Pathology Assistant students

Jeff Waddy, far left, dean of Allied Health & Careers, and Don Manning, far right, SSC president, pose with the first class of Speech Language Pathology Assistant students.

August 10, 2014 12:00 am
SSC graduates first class of Speech Language Pathology Assistant students

SSC graduates first class of Speech Language Pathology Assistant students

SOUTH HOLLAND | South Suburban College, 15800 S. State St., has graduated its first class of Speech Language Pathology Assistant students.

August 10, 2014 12:00 am
New art exhibition on display at South Suburban College

New art exhibition on display at South Suburban College

SOUTH HOLLAND | The Art & Design Department of South Suburban College presents a new exhibition titled Welcome to Earth to open the college’s fall semester exhibits. Welcome to Earth is a select body of ceramic sculptures from Chicago-based artist Matthew Groves that will be on display i…

August 09, 2014 12:00 am
New art exhibition on display at South Suburban College

New art exhibition on display at South Suburban College

Local artist Matthew Groves' "Glazed Earthenware" will exhibit at SSC this month.

August 09, 2014 12:00 am
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