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December 2022 News Articles

John A. Logan College Looks to Build on Momentum in New Year

John A. Logan College staff started their New Year’s resolutions early. This past July, JALC President Dr. Kirk Overstreet held a retreat for his senior administrators. The two-day meeting resulted in the developing of the College’s five-year strategic plan.  Cabinet members developed strategies and tactics for their departments that are reported quarterly. “We sat down […]

JALC Announces Plans to Return Graduation and Hunting and Fishing Days to Campus

John A. Logan College President, Dr. Kirk Overstreet, has announced the College’s plans to return graduation and the Southern Illinois Celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Days to the Carterville campus in 2023. COVID spacing mandates required the College to hold commencement exercises at the Du Quoin Fairgrounds in 2021 and the Marion Pavilion in […]

Men’s and Women’s Basketball Games Postponed

The John A. Logan College Women’s and Men’s basketball games scheduled for Saturday, December 17, at 1 PM and 3 PM have been postponed. The Men’s game with 3 Rivers College has been rescheduled for January 5.  The date and time of the rescheduled Women’s game with Jefferson College will be announced later.

Happy Holidays From John A. Logan College

The Board of Trustees, Administration, Faculty, and Staff of John A. Logan College wish everyone a happy holiday season. We are excited to serve you in the new year.

Elaine Melby Receives JALC Foundation Legacy Award

Elaine Melby was honored with the John A. Logan College Foundation Legacy Award at the Annual Meeting this week.  Melby served on the Foundation board for 30 years, chaired countless committees, and served as President of the Foundation two times.  As President, she organized and led the Foundation’s capital campaign in the 1990s.  Elaine has […]