Solon appointed to Board of Trustees

IV Leader Staff
February 23, 2013
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Everett J. Solon of Streator has been appointed to a two-year term on the Illinois Valley Community College board of trustees. Solon, Centrue Bank Market President, was appointed following a special meeting of the board Feb . 14 after four candidates were interviewed to fill the vacancy of Leslie-Anne... Read more »

Scholarship application deadline set

Maria Turinetti, IV Leader Staff
February 23, 2013
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The deadline to apply for an IVCC Foundation Scholarship is Thursday Feb. 28. The Foundation Office offers approximately 100 scholarships every year with a minimum award of $500 each, according to Fran Brolley, director of community relations and development. To be eligible, students need to fill... Read more »

Women’s History Month events scheduled

Brent Bader, IV Leader Staff
February 23, 2013
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IVCC will celebrate Women’s History Month this March and ch many events will be offered during the month to honor the occasion. The events will be orchestrated by IVCC faculty members Kimberly Radek and Amanda Cook Fesperman and they are very excited for this year’s presentations. Radek said... Read more »

Author stresses environment for Women’s History Month

IV Leader Staff
February 23, 2013
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Several campus groups are teaming up to bring author and environmental activist Diane Wilson to IVCC on March 20.  Wilson is described as an eco-warrior in action. A fourth-generation shrimper, Wilson began fishing the bays off the Gulf Coast of Texas at the age of 8. By 24, she was a boat captain.... Read more »

Campus Care: IVCH expands hours for health service

Campus Care: IVCH expands hours for health service

IV Leader Staff
February 22, 2013
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In an effort to make on-campus medical services more convenient to use for students and staff at Illinois Valley Community College, the CampusCare Clinic at IVCC sponsored by Illinois Valley Community Hospital recently expanded its hours. IVCH CampusCare is now open 21 hours a week instead of the... Read more »

Trustees approve 10 percent tuition increase

Marshal Herrmann, Media Editor
February 21, 2013
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Students will be paying more for tuition starting this summer. Faced with economic decisions, the school’s Audit Finance Committee recommended an approximate 10 percent tuition raise during its January meeting. The Board of Trustees officially approved the tuition increase at the February 19th meeting. The... Read more »

News Briefs

IV Leader Staff
January 31, 2013
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Session offered on health careers Illinois Valley Community College’s Office of Continuing Education will offer a free information session on Exploring Careers in Healthcare: Certified Medical Administrative Assistant and Pharmacy Tech (CEX-9952-302) from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5 in Room C 316.... Read more »

Great Book Giveaway Planned

IV Leader Staff
January 31, 2013
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Illinois Valley Community College’s Support Staff Service Project Team will hold ‘The Great Book Giveaway” from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 6 in C-316. Books, videos, audio books, and magazines donated by IVCC’s Jacobs Library and IVCC employees will be available to the IVCC community,... Read more »

Flu prevention tips provided

Maria Turinetti, IV Leader Staff
January 31, 2013
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The flu has reared its ugly head once again this year and it means business. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has defined influenza as “a contagious viral infection that affects the respiratory system—your nose, throat and lung.” “Symptoms of the flu can include fever,... Read more »

I-READ program seeks volunteer tutors

IV Leader Staff
January 30, 2013
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The I-READ Adult Literacy Program at Illinois Valley Community College will conduct free training sessions for new volunteer tutors in February. Volunteers must have a desire to work with adult learners and be willing to tutor two-three hours each week, but volunteers do not need to have teaching... Read more »