Tips to earn extra money for the holidays
During the holiday season college students may find themselves a little strapped for cash. There are many ways individuals can make some extra money to buy gifts for the holidays as well as just have a little bit of extra cash for themselves.
Transfer tips for students
The transfer process to a four-year university can be tricky for some students. From filling out applications to getting your final transcripts sent to a university, some students find themselves out of time before they even know it.
Texting at stoplight an accident waiting to happen
scenes involving drivers who look at their phones while stopped in traffic are becoming increasingly familiar across the nation. And, according to transportation experts, police officers and researchers, the distracted driving is snarling traffic and causing many crashes, some of them likely deadly.
Tips for getting through final exams
Many students are either stressed or unprepared as final exams approach because, often times, they don’t know how to prepare for them. Parkland College provides resources that students can utilize that provide assistance in studying as well as tips on making the whole process easier and less stressful.
Illinois to legalize same sex marriage
allow for same sex marriage to occur in the state. The Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act was passed by the house during a veto session, and the Illinois Senate passed the amended bill shortly after.
Parkland College hosts annual Veterans Day event
Parkland College held its annual Veterans Day Observance on Monday. The event recognized veterans at Parkland College and in the community with special performances by University of Illinois’ ROTC and Urbana High School’s choir.
Parkland honors veterans
John Carlson, a Security Patrol officer in Public Safety and former Lieutenant Colonel, appears at the Veteran's Day Observance in the Flag Lounge on Monday, Nov. 11 2013. Carlson was just one of several veterans to appear at the observance. This ceremony also included a singing of the National Anthem by Urbana High School students as well as the posting of colors by the University of Illinois ROTC. The public was invited to attend this ceremony put together in honor of the veterans in the community.
Construction continues for the new addition to the C-Wing
Construction continues for the new addition to the C-Wing at Parkland College, which is expected to last until late summer 2014.