• PSC Alumnus, Octavio Origel Earns Full Scholarship to UNC
  • PSC Awards EMT-B Certificates to 10 at Recent Ceremony.
  • Prairie State College Welcomes Two New Deans to its Administration
  • Alumna Spotlight: Maria Grace Forbes

Press Releases

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  • Chicago Heights Community Invited to Attend Celebration of PSC's

    Chicago Heights Community Invited to Attend Celebration of PSC's

    1/9/2018
    Prairie State College (PSC) is welcoming members of the Chicago Heights community to campus for an evening of networking, fun, and a chance to learn more about PSC, as part of the college's 60th anniversary celebrations in 2018.

  • It's Not Too Late to Register for Spring Courses at PSC

    1/5/2018
    Start or continue earning your degree or certificate at Prairie State College (PSC) this spring. In addition to credit courses, PSC offers a variety of non-credit courses, including career training programs, personal and professional development courses and adult education options.

  • PSC Workshop to Focus on Increasing Cultural Awareness

    PSC Workshop to Focus on Increasing Cultural Awareness

    1/4/2018
    The Prairie State College (PSC) Corporate and Continuing Education Department is hosting a special workshop intended to increase cultural awareness from 8 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in the PSC Conference Center, located on the college's main campus at 202 S. Halsted St. in Chicago Heights.

  • Prairie State College Faculty Featured in Art Exhibition

    1/4/2018
    Prairie State College (PSC) distinguished art faculty are featured in "Medley," Christopher Art Gallery's first exhibition of the New Year. The show opened on Jan. 3 and will be on display through Feb. 1, 2018 in the gallery, located on the PSC main campus at 202 S. Halsted St. in Chicago Heights. An artists' reception is scheduled from noon to 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 23.

  • Start the New Year Off Right by Registering for Spring Semester at Prairie State College

    12/15/2017
    The New Year will be here before we know it! Start or continue earning your degree or certificate at Prairie State College (PSC) this spring. In addition to credit courses, PSC offers a variety of non-credit courses, including career training programs, personal and professional development courses and adult education options. Registration is open and new and continuing students are encouraged to register quickly as high-demand classes fill fast.

  • Student Spotlight: Lamarr Stringfellow, Nursing Club Freshman Class President

    Student Spotlight: Lamarr Stringfellow, Nursing Club Freshman Class President

    12/11/2017
    Prairie State College (PSC) nursing student Lamarr Stringfellow believes that with perseverance comes personal and academic success, a lesson he has learned from life experiences.

  • Prairie State College Board of Trustee Full-Tuition Scholarship Recipients Announced

    12/4/2017
    Recipients of the fall 2017 Prairie State College (PSC) Board of Trustees Scholarship were recognized at a recent Board of Trustees meeting held at the college's main campus.

  • PSC Welcoming Holocaust Survivor and Author Marion Blumenthal Lazan For Dec. 6 Presentation

    11/30/2017
    Prairie State College (PSC) is welcoming Holocaust survivor and international speaker Marion Blumenthal Lazan to the college to share her poignant story with the college community. Her presentation will be at 3:30 p.m., Wednesday Dec. 6, in the Proven IT Room (1318/20) in the Conference Center on the college's main campus at 202 S. Halsted St. in Chicago Heights. The event is free and open to the public

  • PSC Players present 'The Elephant Man'

    PSC Players present 'The Elephant Man'

    11/18/2017
    The Prairie State College (PSC) Players are presenting, "The Elephant Man," a Tony Award winning play based on the true story of John Merrick, the Elephant Man, as he climbs from carnival sideshow act, beaten and hounded for his terrible disfigurement, to artist, intellectual and celebrity in 19th century London.

  • New Exhibition Open at Prairie State College

    New Exhibition Open at Prairie State College

    11/7/2017
    The Christopher Art Gallery at Prairie State College (PSC) presents, "Intricacies," a new exhibition featuring works by artists Carrie Ann Schumacher, Anna Louise Pardee Lindquist, Emily Hermant, and Richard Shipps. The exhibit will be on display through Dec. 7 in the gallery, located on the PSC main campus at 202 S. Halsted St. in Chicago Heights. An artists' reception is scheduled from 12 to 2:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 16.

  • Hoopin' for a Hero at PSC

    11/3/2017
    The Prairie State College (PSC) Athletic Department and PSC Foundation recently hosted "Hoopin' for a Hero," a charity basketball game to benefit Officer Tim Jones of the Park Forest Police Department, who was seriously injured in the line of duty in March 2016.

  • PSC Hosting Faculty Showcase Highlighting Two Outstanding Faculty Members

    PSC Hosting Faculty Showcase Highlighting Two Outstanding Faculty Members

    11/3/2017
    Prairie State College (PSC) is hosting a Faculty Showcase, featuring outstanding PSC faculty members, from 5 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 14, in the Barnes & Noble College Auditorium on the college's main campus, located at 202 S. Halsted St. in Chicago Heights.

  • Garcia's PK Pushes Pioneers to First Postseason Win in Program History

    Garcia's PK Pushes Pioneers to First Postseason Win in Program History

    11/1/2017
    When it comes to postseason success in women's soccer, Prairie State College historically has not had much in which to hang its collective hat.

  • Veterans Celebrated Throughout November at Prairie State College

    10/31/2017
    The Student Veterans Center at Prairie State College (PSC) is celebrating veterans throughout the month of November with various activities intended to honor those who have served. All events are open to the public, and most will be held on the college's main campus at 202 S. Halsted St. in Chicago Heights.

  • Annual Halloween Family Fun Fest at Prairie State College Oct. 31

    10/23/2017
    The Prairie State College (PSC) Police Department, along with PSC students, faculty and staff, is hosting its annual Halloween Family Fun Fest from 4 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 31, in the Prairie Center gym, located on the PSC main campus at 202 S. Halsted St. in Chicago Heights.

  • PSC Veterans Center Screening 'Battle Scars' Movie

    10/16/2017
    Prairie State College (PSC) is hosting a screening of the movie "Battle Scars," at 6 p.m., Friday, Oct. 27, in the Barnes & Noble College Auditorium on the college's main campus at 202 S. Halsted St. in Chicago Heights. A panel discussion will follow the screening.

  • 'Hoopin' For a Hero' to Benefit Park Forest Police Officer Tim Jones

    10/16/2017
    The Prairie State College Athletic Department will host, "Hoopin' For A Hero", a charity basketball game to benefit injured police officer Tim Jones of the Park Forest Police Department, at 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 28, in the PSC Fieldhouse (at 100 197th Place in Chicago Heights, Ill.).

  • Free Financial Aid Workshops Offered at PSC

    10/12/2017
    Prairie State College (PSC) is offering free workshops to help students and their parents complete and file the 2018/19 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The workshops are being held in the Learning Achievement Center on the PSC main campus, located at 202 S. Halsted St. in Chicago Heights.

  • Spring Registration Opens Soon at PSC

    10/12/2017
    New and continuing students will soon have the opportunity to register for credit and non-credit courses offered during the 2018 spring semester at Prairie State College (PSC). Priority registration begins Oct. 16, and open registration begins Oct. 23.

  • Mexican Consulate Mobile Unit Offering Consular Services at PSC Oct. 25 Through 29

    10/10/2017
    Prairie State College (PSC) is hosting the Mobile Unit of the Consulate General of Mexico in Chicago, Oct. 25 through 29, in the Prairie Center Gym, located on the PSC main campus at 202 S. Halsted St. in Chicago Heights. Parking will be available in Lot D, located off Vollmer Rd.

  • PSC Celebrating 50 Years of Dental Hygiene Program

    10/9/2017
    Prairie State College (PSC) is celebrating 50 years of the Dental Hygiene Program during a special reception from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 25. Alumni and supporters of the program are welcome to join in the celebration. RSVP is requested at https://f8s.co/1vcy.

  • Challenges Lead Stay-at-Home Mom Back to College

    Challenges Lead Stay-at-Home Mom Back to College

    10/6/2017
    Prairie State College (PSC) student Jennifer Forbes, of Richton Park, Ill., has always wanted to finish her degree, but her busy life as a wife and stay-at-home mother made it difficult for her to pursue her dream. That all changed in February 2017, when her education became a priority.

  • PSC Hosts Fourth Annual Mental Health Conference

    PSC Hosts Fourth Annual Mental Health Conference

    10/3/2017
    More than 100 people participated in this year's event, which is held each year to increase awareness of the complexities of mental illness and ways to reduce the stigmas associated with it.

  • Solar Summit at PSC Calls for Region to 'Become Solar Ready'

    10/3/2017
    Prairie State College (PSC) recently hosted a Solar Summit, "Become Solar Ready," as part of an ongoing effort on behalf of the campus community, surrounding community members and the South Metropolitan Higher Education Consortium (SMHEC).

  • Three Awarded Tenure at Prairie State College

    9/27/2017
    Prairie State College (PSC) announced at a recent Board of Trustees meeting that three faculty members had met the college's expectations for tenure, including commitment to student success, collaboration with their peers and dedication to the college's mission and core values.

  • Manufacturing Day Hosted at Prairie State College Oct. 4

    9/22/2017
    Prairie State College (PSC) is hosting Manufacturing Day from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 4, in the Atrium on the college's main campus, located at 202 S. Halsted St. in Chicago Heights.

  • Pioneer Shout Out: Angela Camilleri

    9/21/2017
    Prairie State College graduate Angela Camilleri was just doing what she was taught in the Certified Nursing Assistant Program at Prairie State College when she made a habit of keeping a sheet, blanket and pillow by the door of patients' rooms in a nursing home in case of fire.

  • Prairie State College Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with Art Exhibition

    Prairie State College Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with Art Exhibition

    9/19/2017
    In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Christopher Art Gallery at Prairie State College (PSC) presents La Pasión del Artista, an art exhibition featuring the works of three Hispanic artists. The exhibit will be on display Sept. 25, through Oct. 26, in the gallery, located on the PSC main campus at 202 S. Halsted St. in Chicago Heights.

  • Fourth Annual Mental Health Conference at Prairie State College Sept. 28

    9/11/2017
    Prairie State College (PSC) is hosting the Fourth Annual Mental Health Conference from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday Sept. 28, in the Conference Center of the PSC main campus, located at 202 S. Halsted St. in Chicago Heights.

  • Fossil, Gem and Mineral Show returns to Prairie State College Oct. 21 and 22

    Fossil, Gem and Mineral Show returns to Prairie State College Oct. 21 and 22

    9/8/2017
    Exhibits featuring fossils, crystals, jewelry, and fluorescent stones will be on display for the two-day Fossil, Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show on Saturday, Oct. 21, and Sunday, Oct. 22. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day in the Prairie Center Gym, located on the Prairie State College (PSC) main campus at 202 South Halsted in Chicago Heights.