February 20 at 4:00 pm
50th Anniversary Kick-Off Celebration
Student Lounge (C1130)
Kick-Off of a year of celebration with the opening of the 25th Anniversary time capsule from 1993 and premier of the 50th Anniversary commemorative video. Event Program
Foundation Annual Golf Outing
Join community members and Kish staff for a round of golf for a great cause: raising money for scholarships for Kish students. Wear vintage golf clothes if you have them!
Fragments of KISH Wine Walk
Stroll through the beautiful grounds of Kishwaukee College and enjoy displays of artwork created by students, with wine and spirit tastings along the way.
Jonamac Corn Maze
Check out the 2018 Corn Maze at Jonamac Orchard in Malta. Maze will be designed to commemorate the College’s 50th Anniversary.
50th Anniversary Homecoming
Celebrate an old-fashioned, family-friendly Homecoming on campus with kids’ games, activities sponsored by Kish departments/programs and more. Men’s Soccer will play Carl Sandburg College – wear your Kish gear to cheer the Kougars to victory!
November 3, 5:30pm
Foundation 50th Anniversary Gala
The Annual Foundation Gala is golden and celebrates 50 years of Kishwaukee College in the community! Donations raised benefit students directly through scholarships and program innovation.
November 14-December 11
“Faces of Kish” Art Exhibition
Visit the Art Gallery for the “Faces of Kish” art exhibition featuring portraits of Kish students, staff, alumni, and community members painted by Miles Halpern, Assistant Professor of Art.
December 11, 4 pM
50th Anniversary Closing Celebration
Kishwaukee College art gallery
Wrap up a year of celebrating 50 years of Pride, Passion, and Purpose with a reception featuring the “Faces of Kish.”
See you in 2043 for the 75th Anniversary!
Dates and times subject to change.