The Kankakee Community College Lifelong Learning Institute is offering a series of video lectures led by renowned faculty at various U.S. colleges and universities.
The Lifelong Learning Institute offers affordable, high-quality, non-credit classes that take place in an environment that fosters participation. These video lectures are pre-recorded and played during the class session. These classes are open to people ages 50 and older.
“Five Films That Changed America” will discuss several films that for better or worse, made their mark. Meets Tuesday, June 25 from 2-4 p.m. at KCC in Room D152. Features Marc Lapadula, Yale University Film Studies Program. Course no.: LLLI 8940.A11; cost is $5.
“Our 5 Greatest Presidents … And Our 3 Worst” will take an insider’s look at the polls by leading historians that rank the presidents, and share some stories behind the greatest (and failed) presidents. Meets Wednesday, July 10 from 10 a.m. - noon at KCC in Room D124. Features Robert Watson, Lynn University, distinguished professor of American History. Course no.: LLLI 8940.A21; cost is $5.
“An Evening with Leonardo da Vinci” will investigate the remarkable genius of the Italian Renaissance from his birth to his death in France. Meets Thursday, July 18 from 10 a.m. - noon at KCC in Room D123. Features Kenneth Bartlett, University of Toronto, professor of history and renaissance studies. Course no.: LLLI 8940.A31; cost is $5.
“Men, Women and Politics: A World of Difference” will discuss the many research studies regarding the gender divide in politics. Running for public office remains a much less attractive and feasible endeavor for women than for men. Meets Tuesday, July 23 from 10 a.m. - noon at KCC in Room D123. Features Jennifer Lawless, American University, professor in the Department of Government. Course no.: LLLI 8940.A41; cost is $5.
In “Are the Machines Taking Over? The Ethics of Artificial Intelligence,” learn about the ethics of letting machines decide so much. Meets Monday, July 29 from 10-11:30 a.m. at KCC in Room D124. Features Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Duke University, professor of practical ethics. Course no.: LLLI 8940.A13; cost is $5.
The following students have been named to the President’s List at Kankakee Community College for the Spring 2019 semester.
To be named to the President’s List, a student must maintain a grade point average of 3.80 or higher and be enrolled in six or more semester hours.
Ashkum: Hannah Alberts, Brayden Bailey and Tricia O'Connor.
Beaverville: Brittany Guynn and Nyambi Marsh.
Beecher: Kaitlin Hauser, Hailey Janssen, Brianna Villarreal and Matthew Villarreal.
Blue Island: Nathan Morfoot.
Bonfield: Hailey Charter, Faith Keller and John Wells (pictured at left).
Bourbonnais: Kaelyn Anderson, Eric Avignone, Mallory Bass, Erica Billington, Alexxis Birch, Tasha Blanchette, Kwaliyah Borders, Peyton Bovie, Scott Brock, Anthony Buschek, MaKeya Butler, Chase Cappellano, Emily Coffey Madeline DePasquale, Hoai Do, Alexandra Dubravec, Robert Eakins, Marsha Easter, Angel Ervin, Timothy Evett, Hannah Galen, Catherine Gray, Antonia Guajardo, Charles Hall, Emily Hawker, Latrisse Hayward, Margaret Hernandez, Kelly Higgins, Autumn Hollowell, Joseph Jenco, Destiny Jones, Melanie Koziol, Laura Lebda, Zachary Lewellen, McKinley Marcotte, Nicole Martinez, Lexie McCleary, Jennifer Minor, Kaylah Mitts, Johana Morris, Logan Nesselrodt, Avery Norwick, Brandon O'Connor, Marissa Patchett, Emily Phelps, Faith Quigley, Miguel Quintino, Jessica Ramos Sandoval, Emma Schriner, Mia Schwada, Nicole Settles, Ashley Shepard, Joseph Sikma, Samantha Smothers, Shannon Stoewsand, Sydnee Teague, Patrick Tezak, Jesse Tomaras, Gabrielle Wagner, Amy Winkle and Andy Pham.
Bradley: Rebecca Apking, Tabitha Behnke, Steven Elliott, Jared Francoeur, April German, Richard Granger, Elyse Gustafson, Jordan Huddlestun, Zakary Jackson, Adamaris Jaramillo-Martinez, Michael Kettley, Brittany LaFond, Sameerah Landingham, William McDowell, Krista Meyer, Christina Midvale, Joshua Ollom, Mauricio Patino, Kassidy Quick, Nicholas Redmond, Shelby Reeves, Christopher Schultz, Alec Wallace and Tamia Wiley.
Braidwood: Dylan Williams.
Buckingham: Amanda Anderson and Megan Parting.
Cabery: Anicah Bruner.
Champaign: Claire Tang.
Channahon: Austin Plumley.
Chebanse: James Ferris, Jayce Hansen, Timothy Hoekstra, Adilene Mendoza, Britney Pelletier, Daniel Snyder and Karen Snyder.
Cissna Park: John Nowaczyk.
Clifton: Kendall Bewsey, Abbey Boudreau, Justin Coggins, Erica Cordes, Jacqueson Harris, Lauran Hickson, Alyssa Legan (pictured at left), Josette Peters, Jade Raines, Taylor Roach, Krystal Smith, Christopher Vaughn, Alexander Winkel and David Zell.
Crescent City: Chelsea Stanley.
Crete: Temilola Alowooja and Daryon Fioretti.
Cullom: Jakob Crowley and JillGrieff.
Danforth: Madison Hull and Noah Schnurr.
Donovan: Stephanie Bishop and Trevor Huffman.
Frankfort: Ryan Newton.
Gilman: Dioselin Andrade, Shelbi Miller and Lindsey Songer.
Grant Park: Jonathon Behnen, James Bohl, Ryan Dandurand, Briyana Fonseca, Holly Gilliam, Jill Morse, Nolan Paape, Patrick Porter, Eliseo Sandoval and Amanda Trompler.
Herscher: Alyssa Denault, Ronald Griffin, Kloe Longtin, Jessica Torres and Hailey Ullman.
Homer Glen: Jacob Hutter and Scott Hutter.
Irwin: Holly Lease.
Kankakee: Brittaney Beck, Eduardo Bernabe-Santillan, Joseph Bilderback, Xavier Boudreau, Nathan Bowers, Veronica Breach, Elizabeth Buri, Isabel Carmona, Tyjenae Cole, Donald Cox, Peter Dato, Jordyn Downing, Christine Dufrain, Cruz Duran, Cory Enfield, Luke Engelman, Julian Gallardo, Stephanie Gardner, Samantha Gaunce, Ashley Gaytan, Christopher Gottschall, Jennifer Guerrero, Samone Harper, Thomas Harwood, Kyle Haut, Jacqueline Hernandez, Sophia Horn, Maya Howdeshell, Odell Jones, Connor Jumonville, Gabrielle Keller, Shane LaReau, Alison Long, Yan Long, Tyler Macak, Miku Maguire, Koria Manning, Ronald Mantooth, Caley Martin, Molly Mickelson, Jacie Miller, Kalee Odle, Chase Pearce, Zachary Peeken, Robert Pentuic, Yoana Perez, Dylan Post, Katharine Raspolich, Alyxandria Rink, Chloee Schuldt, Maria Shelton, KeMia Smith, Rachel Sumner, Ariana Thomas, Amy Tiburtini, Jaelyn Vickery, Sharon Viers, LaShon Williams and Erik Young.
Kempton: Sidney Gunther and Elaine Lowe.
Lockport: Shaely Sands.
Loda: Cole Eshleman.
Manhattan: Jenna McDonald.
Manteno: Kane Bateman, Elan Benge, Karrie Clay, Maxwell Dumas, Madison Engler, Piaget Felix, Andrew Fortenberry, Nicholas Fraser, Taylor Head, Courtney Keller, Alexis Kenworthy, James Langer, Dominique MacLean, Dave McManus, Darren Nelson, Jennifer Novoryta, Matthew O'Neill, Jack Palicki, Jacob Piontkowski, Joshua Polega, Angelina Ramirez, Lisa Schamber, Summer Schimanski, Christopher Shedwill, Tammy Shields, Ethan Shores, Kathleen Sweeney, Brennah Townsend and Elise Ziolkowski.
Marengo: Niki Roesel.
Martinton: Bruce Lane and Dylan Wauthier.
Milford: Melinda Garrelts, MaKaila Gullquist, Cheyenne Wilken and Richard Younger.