The University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria is celebrating record enrollment. Officials say 244 students attend the medical college, the largest in the school’s history. The newest class-those expected to graduate in 2022-is a record 67. All students in the new class are from Illinois.
The white coat ceremony for new students is Friday, August 10. The ceremony begins at 2 p.m. in the Jump Similation Auditorium on North Berkley Avenue.
The University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria recently created a new anatomy wing and virtual reality lab during a $3 million renovation. Additional classroom improvements and updates to an on-campus clinic are also in the works.