IVCC ends battle with Marquis, costs taxpayers

Michael Westerman, IV Leader A&E Editor

April 30, 2015

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IVCC has dropped a 40-month long lawsuit over the real estate assessment of Marquis Energy LLC in Hennepin, costing taxpayers nearly $900,000 between the legal fees of IVCC and Putnam County. IVCC’s decision came after an... Read more »

Support staff petition to unionize approved, next looking to bargain

Andrea Neff, IV Leader Editor

April 30, 2015

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IVCC support staff are one step closer to unionizing after learning April 24 that the college will not challenge their petition. With the unionization of staff, these 44 employees would possess a bargaining tool to negotiate... Read more »

SGA election results are in

Katie Lamps, IV Leader Staff

April 30, 2015

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Sophomore elections for IVCC Student Government Association were in early April, with a total of 183 ballots cast and eight positions filled. Becca Herrmann of Spring Valley was elected president with 154 votes. When asked... Read more »

Plan to improve campus cell phone reception this summer

Aric Rodriguez, IV Leader Staff

April 30, 2015

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IVCC decided in the fall of 2014 to solve the long-term problem of bad cell phone reception on the main campus by distributing connection-strengthening devices throughout the college. The new cell phone system is called a Distributed... Read more »

May commencement ceremony; students say goodbye to IVCC

Pat Escatel, IV Leader Staff

April 30, 2015

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On Saturday, May 16 at 2:30 p.m., Illinois Valley Community College will host its 49th annual commencement for the graduates of spring 2015. The speaker will be former Illinois Lt. Governor (2011-2015), Sheila J. Simon. The... Read more »