Upcoming Events 

serve like a girl discussion forumFlag Retirement Ceremony
Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 1 - 1:30 p.m.
Northeast end of Parking Lot C (at Prairie State College)
The U.S. flag code states that, “the flag, when it is in such condition that it is no longer a fitting emblem for display, should be destroyed in a dignified way, preferably by burning.”  Join us as we respectfully retire worn United States Flags over an open fire.

Questions, please contact Georges Sanon at gsanon@prairiestate.edu or (708) 709-3567


Annual and Past Events

  • Veterans Day Celebration
  • Veterans Services Fair
  • Veterans Stole Ceremony - In recognition of PSC's graduating veterans.
  • Women's Social Service Forum and Career Fair
  • Make the Transition to College
  • Military Appreciation Day

Veterans News

  • From Boots to Books: Helping Our Veterans
  • Prairie State College Starts Chapter of SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society
  • Prairie State College to Receive Grant from Wounded Warrior Project™
  • About Wounded Warrior Project™: Visit woundedwarriorproject.org.
  • VA Launches Personalized Health Benefits Handbook
  • VA Providing Credit Monitoring to Misidentified Veterans
  • Chicagoland Regional College Program (CRCP)

Podcasts of Past Events

Battle Scars movie screening

Battle Scars
Movie Discussion Forum moderated by Chicago Heights Veterans Center Psychologist Dr. Richard Doss

October 27, 2017 | 6 p.m.

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War of Consinence

War of Conscience
A panel discussion about the challenges and critical issues facing many returning U.S. military service members and veterans.

February  21, 2018 | 12 p.m.

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Woment Veterans Leadership Summit

Join us for a Women in Leadership workshop hosted by Dale Carnegie Training that includes a panel discussion with successful women leaders and veterans as well as practical tips and tools for uncovering our own pathway to success as women in leadership.


Erica Jefferies

Director, Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs
U.S. Army Veteran
Janene Marshall-
Colonel Janene

Owner, College Nannes, Sitters + Tutors
U.S. Army Reserves
Zeita Merchant
Commander Zeita Merchant
Commanding Officer,
USCG Marine Safety Unit Chicago

Participants will:

  • Work with Dale Carnegie trainers to define success, create a personal vision and commit to action.
  • Hear real-world insights from other veteran women business owners and leaders.
  • Learn key behaviors that are common among effective leaders.
  • Engage with other women veteran leaders.

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