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March 2021 News Articles

All Hands on Deck: Multiple Programs at JALC Benefit from Jackson County Ambulance Donation

John A. Logan College needed a new simulator for the EMT/EMS program at the College. Jackson County Ambulance needed to dispose of a used ambulance. The result, a donation to the College and an opportunity for multiple programs to get hands-on experience. “We were looking for a simulator that would not be confined to a […]

Graduation Deadlines Approaching for JALC Students

John A. Logan College officials recently announced plans to hold an in-person graduation ceremony on May 13 at the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds Grandstand. Students interested in participating in the ceremony and having their name listed in the Graduation Booklet need to apply for Graduation by Thursday, March 25.

JALC to Hold Jacob “Jake” Rendleman Laboratory Dedication on March 11

A dedication ceremony for the Jacob “Jake” Rendleman Laboratory has been scheduled for Thursday, March 11 at 7:30 PM in the Workforce Education and Construction Management Building on the Carterville campus of John A. Logan College.  Due to COVID restrictions, the event is not open to the public but will be carried live on the […]

JALC to Hold Graduation at Du Quoin Fairgrounds

John A. Logan College officials have announced plans to hold commencement exercises on Thursday, May 13 at 6:30 PM in the Grandstand at the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds. According to John A. Logan College President Dr. Kirk Overstreet, the venue allows the College to hold a traditional event while maintaining COVID protocols. “It was essential […]

Poshard Foundation Distributes over $100,000 to 42 Southern Illinois Food Pantries

Carterville, IL – “For twenty-two years, the mission of our Foundation has been the protection and healing of vulnerable children, particularly the abused, neglected and abandoned,” said Glenn Poshard.  “If the coronavirus has taught us anything over the past year, it’s this certainty: It’s difficult to heal a broken spirit if the family and the […]