Kishwaukee College to celebrate 50th anniversary on Sept. 15


MALTA — In honor of Kishwaukee College’s 50th anniversary, the college is holding a celebratory Homecoming event on Saturday, Sept. 15, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. This family-friendly Homecoming will feature games and activities sponsored by various college departments and organizations. 

Children’s activities include playing with bubbles and sidewalk chalk, jumping in two bounce houses on the quad, and making homemade slime. Additionally, kids can experience the touch-a-truck activity; local firetruck, ambulance, 18-wheel truck, and many more vehicles will be on display for play, learning, and photo opportunities. 

All are invited to view the campus pop up museum, participate in college trivia with prizes, watch the industrial robot demonstration, check out the Kish Bookstore’s 50 percent off Kish gear sale, grab free cotton candy and popcorn, and cheer on Men’s Soccer as they play Carl Sandburg College at 1 pm on the soccer field. Other activities on campus include: the Horticulture Department Fall Plant Sale in the Kish greenhouse; visiting artist, Jeremy Foy’s unique athletic-meets-arts experience; and Kish Administration leading the 50th Anniversary Unveilings in the Student Center at 1 pm.

Lunch will be available for $5 in the Kish Café. Meal includes pulled-pork sandwich or hotdog, chips, coleslaw, fountain beverage, and cookie.

For more information on 50th Anniversary events, please visit www.kish.edu/50th. 

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