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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

June 8
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!

July 19
Fragments of KISH Wine Walk
Kishwaukee College

Stroll through the beautiful grounds of Kishwaukee College and enjoy displays of artwork created by students, with wine and spirit tastings along the way.

Fall 2018
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.

September 15
50th Anniversary Homecoming
Kishwaukee College

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
Kishwaukee College

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
Art Gallery 

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.