Franklin University Offers MBA at DACC

In The Godfather films, they’d say that Franklin University made Danville Area Community College “an offer we can’t refuse.”

Over the past six months, Franklin University has been working with DACC’s Articulation Director Stephane Potts and Accounting Professor Brian Fink to develop a customized program for DACC’s business and accounting students.

DACC Summer 2018 Enrichment Activities for Kids

Danville Area Community College summer activities for kids.
Register early as classes fill quickly!

• Sports Media Camp; June 18-22, 2018; 1:00-4:00pm. The camp is for boys and girls entering grades 7-12. Cost: $65. For more information or to register, call the DACC Athletic Department at 217-443-8807.

College For Kids Summer Enrichment Program

College Isn't Just for Grownups!! Makes plans to send your children to Danville Area Community College this summer. DACC is celebrating 38 years of providing fun, exciting, and engaging enrichment classes to area youth. Classes are geared for kids entering 3rd-8th grades. Over 35 classes available.

Classes are held July 9-13, 2018. All classes are held Monday-Friday. Cost is $50 per class or stay the week for $150 with hot lunch included. Classes are held 8:30-10:20 a.m., 10:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m. and 1:10-3:00 p.m.

College For Kids at the DACC Higher Learning Center - Hoopeston

College Isn't Just for Grownups!! Makes plans to send your children to Danville Area Community College this summer. DACC is celebrating 38 years of providing fun, exciting, and engaging enrichment classes to area youth. This is the 5th year that College For Kids classes will be held at the DACC Higher Learning Center – Hoopeston, 847 E. Orange St., Hoopeston, IL. Classes are geared for kids entering 3rd-8th grades.

4th Annual DACC Child Development Center Color Fun Run

Join us for the 4th annual Danville Area Community College Child Development Center (CDC) color run which will be held on Saturday, June 16, 2018. The race will begin at 9:30 a.m. at the Child Development Center (CDC). There will be an obstacle course and face painting for when the runners/walkers have completed the course.

Every child that completes the run/walk will receive a ribbon of completion.

All proceeds from the color run/walk will be used towards new books, games, activities, furniture and materials for all 4 of the CDC classrooms.

DACC Annual Golf Outing

Danville Area Community College has scheduled its Annual Golf Outing for Friday, July 13, 2018, at the Turtle Run Golf Club.
Registration is from 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. with a shotgun start at 1:00 p.m.  A buffet and awards program will be held upon completion of golfing.
The 4-person golf scramble includes numerous prizes and a lunch buffet.

Area High School Seniors Earn Associate Degrees at DACC

The first time it happened, everyone was amazed.  A local student graduated simultaneously from both a high school and Danville Area Community College.


This year’s May Commencement will bring another first. A record-setting five local students will earn both a high school diploma and a DACC Associate degree.


Professor Rich Pate Selected as Distinguished Alumnus 2018

Danville Area Community College Professor Richard Pate exemplifies the community college experience of graduates returning to contribute to their home community. In the past, Rich has been recognized by peers and students with the Faculty of the Year award and by Instructional Administrators and the DACC Foundation with not one, but three Faculty Endowed Chair awards. For these reasons, and many more, he was selected as DACC’s Distinguished Alumnus for 2018 and was nominated for the Illinois Community College Trustees Association’s statewide Distinguished Alumnus Award.

DACC Hosts 12th Annual Car Show

The Danville Area Community College Technology Division will host the 12th Annual Open House and Car & Truck Show on Saturday, May 26, 2018, in the Technology Center Parking Lot at DACC. Registration is from 9AM-11AM for a fee of $10. Trophies at 3PM. The Show is open to all makes and models of cars and trucks.


Dash plaques will be given to the first 75 entries. Additional award categories include:

            • Top 25 cars

DACC to Confer Degrees at 2018 Commencement Exercises

Danville Area Community College is pleased to confer degrees and certificates during Commencement exercises on Friday, May 18, 2018 at 7PM in Mary Miller Gymnasium. Over 200 graduates will participate in this year’s ceremony, while more than 500 degrees and certifi-cates will be conferred overall. Due to the record number of graduates participating in the cere-mony this year each graduate is limited to 6 tickets for guest admission.


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