IV Leader is the student newspaper of Illinois Valley Community College

‘Sausage Party’ a crowd-pleaser but vegans won’t relish it

Stephanie Bias, IV Leader Columnist

September 1, 2016

Filed under A&E, Movies, Opinion, Uncategorized

The first feature-length animated film, “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” initially premiered in 1937. Since this film’s premier, audiences around the world have grown to love animated films and their endearing (or detestable)... Read more »

PTK inducts new members

April 28, 2016

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Illinois Valley Community College recently inducted 40 students into its Rho Omega Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa. Students must achieve a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale to qualify for membership. The induction was held... Read more »

Counselors offer tips to combat end-of-semester struggles

Hannah Smith, IV Leader Staff Writer

April 28, 2016

Filed under Uncategorized

IVCC has counselors available to provide short-term help to students suffering from anxiety, depression and other varying issues. The main service offered through the counseling office at IVCC is P-CAP, or Personal Counseling... Read more »

Engstrom’s finale; celebrating a career in music education and performance

April 28, 2016

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Illinois Valley Community College music and theatre instructor Norman Engstrom will be featured in the free 15th annual faculty concert at 7:30 pm Friday, April 29 in the Cultural Centre. It will be Engstrom’s finale as he retires... Read more »

Pence garners teaching award

Hannah Smith, IV Leader Staff Writer

April 7, 2016

Filed under Uncategorized

Dr. Patricia Pence, 15-year nursing professor in the health professions division, was recently awarded the Stephen Charry Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence. Pence was nominated for the award by the nursing Faculty at IVCC,... Read more »

New semester begins with class resolutions

Aris Showers, Opinion Editor

January 28, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

As the new year rolled in, so did new semester resolutions. College students should start the semester with a set of goals for each class. Resolutions will help target goals and keep the energy to achieve it. The most helpful... Read more »

21st Century Scholars named

21st Century Scholars named

September 28, 2015

Supporting the troops: veterans return to school

Aris Showers, IV Leader Staff Writer

September 28, 2015

Filed under News, Uncategorized

Federal and state veterans assistance programs have helped launch some retired servicemen and -women — and newly-minted IVCC students — on a career they can be passionate about. Veterans’ return to school after serving in... Read more »

Spring of 2016 marks the end of construction

Maddi Loiselle, IV Leader Staff Writer

September 28, 2015

Filed under Featured News, Uncategorized

Construction is continuing in the former lobby and Buildings D and E. At the beginning of the spring semester, students can look forward to the completion of Student Life Space in Building E and the Cyber Café in the former... Read more »

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