Items tagged: Parkland College

LAST CALL FOR MLK NOMINATIONS

Now’s the time to recognize an individual or organization having a positive impact in Champaign County! Nominations are being accepted for three prestigious community awards that will be presented at the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Countywide Celebration on January 17. Learn more and submit a nomination at mlkcelebration.org. Submission deadline is November 30. The Champaign […]


Martin Luther King Jr. Countywide Celebration – Call For Nominations

Martin Luther King Jr. Countywide Celebration – Call For Nominations Recognize an individual or organization having a positive impact in Champaign County! Nominations are being accepted for three prestigious community awards that will be presented at the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Countywide Celebration on January 17, 2021. Learn more and submit a nomination […]


Residential Electronics Collection Event – Fall Wrap-up

Residential Electronics Collection Event – Fall Wrap-up The fall Residential Electronics Collection Event was held on Friday, October 9 and Saturday, October 10, 2020 at Parkland College. The event is co-sponsored by City of Champaign, City of Urbana, Village of Savoy, and Champaign County. Out of the 2,118 that pre-registered via our online registration system, […]


Residential Electronics Collection Event

— Online Registration Opens Sept 1 — The next Residential Electronics Collection Event will take place at Parkland College in Champaign over two days: Friday, October 9, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., and Saturday, October 10, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, necessary safety precautions will be in […]


Champaign County Community Coalition Hosts Virtual Meeting

On May 13, the Champaign County Community Coalition (Coalition) hosted its first virtual meeting.  Over 150 people attended this meeting via Zoom and the Coalition Facebook page.  Representatives noted below shared updates from their organizations and discussed resources available to community members at this time. Questions were moderated in real time, giving attendees the opportunity […]


CGTV Televises “Black Queens Rock: Unapologetically Black” Event

On February 3, 2020, Communications Division staff recorded the “Black Queens Rock: Unapologetically Black” speaking event held at Parkland College. The event was hosted by the Queens Group of Parkland College to empower and celebrate black women. It kicked off Parkland College’s month of events titled, “The Black Experience” to celebrate Black History Month. Keynote […]


Celebrate Black History Month!

Be sure to stop by the City Building atrium to check out the City’s display highlighting trailblazing African Americans in our nation’s history. Black History Month stickers are located right next to the display and are available for employees and visitors to show their support. City staff are also invited to participate in the Black […]


Community Advisory – Significant Traffic Impacts

Community Advisory – Significant Traffic Impacts (Due to Campus Move-in and Ongoing Construction Activities) The City of Champaign would like to advise the community of additional traffic impacts over the next week and a half. A record number of public and private construction projects currently underway both on and off campus are affecting traffic. Travelers […]


Bradley Avenue Bridge Reconstruction Open House

Bradley Avenue Bridge Reconstruction Open House On Thursday, March 14, 2019, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) will host an Open House to discuss the reconstruction of the Bradley Avenue bridge (over I-57). IDOT staff will be present along with staff from the City of Champaign and Stark Construction (contractor). Staff will be available to answer […]


Rev. Dr. Martin King, Jr. Countywide Celebration Call for Nominations Coming Soon!

Rev. Dr. Martin King, Jr. Countywide Celebration Call for Nominations Coming Soon! The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Countywide Celebration is scheduled for Friday, January 13, 2017 at Parkland College. The theme for the 2017 event is:  “Out of the mountain of despair, a stone of hope.” Each year, the Cities of Champaign and Urbana […]