Sauk Valley Community College news
Sauk Valley Community College will offer a virtual Agriculture Education class beginning Tuesday, Jan. 17. The class is open to high school students.
The Farm Bureaus for Lee and Whiteside counties raised $20,000 to benefit the agriculture program at Sauk Valley Community College.
The agriculture program’s first crop of sunflowers is in bloom at Sauk Valley Community College. The fields were planted earlier this year to expand and diversify the ag program’s curriculum and production experience for students.
Sauk Valley Community College is partnering with a nonprofit organization to offer free commercial driver’s license training to current and former migrant and seasonal farmworkers.
When it comes to a new breakthrough program that will offer local students the opportunity to earn free tuition through community service, it’s fitting that the first donation toward that program’s endowment came from young people.
Despite the curveballs thrown by a year of COVID-19, the agriculture program at Sauk Valley Community College just keeps growing.
Northern Illinois had a visit from a White House VIP as First Lady Dr. Jill Biden visited Sauk Valley Community College. The First Lady’s visit was to highlight and hear about the college’s Impact Program, a program that will let students earn free tuition and fees through community service.
When Dr. Lori Cortez, dean of institutional advancement at Sauk Valley Community College, saw an email from the White House, on April 6, she admits she had a second of doubt.
Brian Duncan speaks for himself, but his words echo the members of Illinois Farm Bureau. “I’m hopeful,” he said.