The Value of Athletics?

The Value of Athletics?

Zach Lilja , Mike Stephenitch, Brandon Urbance, Michael Venegas, and Michael Westerman
May 8, 2014
Filed under News, Top Stories

In the ever-changing financial climate where more and more schools struggle to find the support they need, decisions must be made on what is worth supporting and what is not. IVCC’s athletics are one of these topics where the program’s worth is under question. Within the last five years funding... Read more »

All About Instagram

All About Instagram

Jillian Drzewiecki, Nick McConville and Randi Clemens, IV Leader Staff
May 8, 2014
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What is Instagram? Instagram is an online, downloadable, social media app that allows you to share pictures with your friends. You simply take a photo, choose a filter, write a caption, and post. It easily connects with other forms of social media as a way to share photos. You can take a photo... Read more »

Summer graduation plans set

IV Leader Staff
May 8, 2014
Filed under News

Are you ready to graduate from IVCC at the end of the Summer semester? If you think that you might be eligible for a degree or certificate, you must apply for graduation in order to have it posted to your academic record and to receive a diploma. The deadline to apply for summer graduation is Tuesday,... Read more »

Jacobs Library allows access to thousands of eBooks

IV Leader Staff
May 8, 2014
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Did you know that if you visit www.ivcc.edu/library/ereadillinois you can check out library eBooks from your living room couch? Jacobs Library brings you Axis 360, a digital media platform which allows any member of the IVCC community to check out eBooks, from anywhere they have Internet access, to... Read more »

Former student visits Belgium

Former student visits Belgium

Shay Sutherland, IV Leader Staff
May 8, 2014
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“No place so close can take you so far” is IVCC’s slogan, and this could not be more true for former student Luisa Messina of Spring Valley. After graduating from Hall in 2011, Messina enrolled into IVCC. Since then, she has never looked back. From Spring Valley to Europe, Luisa, at the age... Read more »

IV Talent Showcase

IV Talent Showcase

Justin Kelley, IV Leader Staff
May 8, 2014
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The IV Talent Showcase raised more than $1,000 for the American Cancer Society through their event on April 24, and two IVCC students were recognized as the top contestants. Jade Atkinson, who performed a hula hoop dancing act, won first place in the show. Second place was awarded to Hailey Shan,... Read more »

SGA election results listed

IV Leader Staff
May 8, 2014
Filed under News

Tiernan Ebener of Peru has been elected president of the Illinois Valley Community College Student Government Association after the recent elections. Ebener won with a final vote count of 86, just six over Christian Bender. The other elected officials are as follows: Brianna Huss of Tonica was... Read more »

Taste of India presented by IVCC Diversity Team

Taste of India presented by IVCC Diversity Team

Ali Braboy, IV Leader Opinion Editor
May 8, 2014
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The IVCC Diversity Team presented the Cultures of India April 21 with IVCC’s economics Professor Abhijeet Bhattacharya as the speaker. Bhattacharya moved from India to the United States toward the end of 2008 for graduate school, and came to teach at IVCC in the fall of 2008. The event included... Read more »

Position changes put IVCC in transition

Brent Bader, IV Leader Editor
May 8, 2014
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It appears that IVCC has been put into a transitional phase as far as its administration is concerned. Many administrational positions have been left vacant after many staffers have left their currents positions and others have been re situated. The following is the current list of changes made... Read more »

Frahm wins support staff honor

Frahm wins support staff honor

IV Leader Staff
May 8, 2014
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Jeannette Frahm of Streator has earned Illinois Valley Community College’s 2014 Support Staff Distinguished Service Award and was recognized April 25 at the 18th Annual Employee Recognition event at Grand Bear Lodge. Frahm is the IVCC Ottawa Center Coordinator and has been employed full-time with... Read more »