New nursing instructor hired

New nursing instructor hired

IV Leader Staff
January 30, 2013
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Samantha Whiteaker, Nursing Where are you from originally? Bartonville Where did you attend college and what degree do you hold? I went to OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria for my Bachelor’s degree in nursing (BSN), then to Lewis University in Romeoville for my Master’s Degree in... Read more »

Graduation deadline approaches

IV Leader Staff
January 30, 2013
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Are you ready to graduate from IVCC at the end of the Spring 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 Spring graduation is Friday,... Read more »

Events planned to celebrate Black History Month

IV Leader Staff
January 30, 2013
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The IVCC Diversity Team, Student Government, the Black Student Association, and IV Sustainability  will celebrate with a series events during Black History Month. The groups will kick off the month on Feb. 1 with a historical re-enactment of Sojourner Truth by Ge’ylah Jones of .“Black History... Read more »

New recycling plan adopted for college

New recycling plan adopted for college

Josh Dillon, IV Leader Sports Editor
January 30, 2013
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Students walking around campus should be noticing newer and larger green containers around campus to handle their recycling. The IV Sustainability group has helped to change IVCC’s recycling system to a new “single-stream recycling” system provided by Waste Management. Jared Olesen, sociology... Read more »

Safety First: While school shootings take the national spotlight, IVCC officials concentrate on campus safety

Safety First: While school shootings take the national spotlight, IVCC officials concentrate on campus safety

Saralyn Simpson, IV Leader Staff
January 30, 2013
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As school shootings have increased across the United States, IVCC officials have taken steps to increase safety on campus, including a new alert system. There are multiple ways that students can be alerted on campus.  The newly introduced alert system at the school is called “Rave.”  Rave is... Read more »

News Briefs


December 11, 2012
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Project Success seeks donation Project Success leadership team is helping local children enjoy the holidays by filling a 5 foot red stocking in Project Success, E-301. Please bring unwrapped games, stuffed animals, toys or even gift certificates in any amount. All donations will go to Tri-County Opportunities... Read more »

Preparing vehicle for winter saves money, helps keep car running

Preparing vehicle for winter saves money, helps keep car running

Kyle Russell, IV Leader staff
December 11, 2012
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The weather outside is currently delightful, but will you and your car be ready when it turns frightful? We all know what a pain it is to drive with snow on the ground but there are ways to help keep you out of the ditch and get from point A to point B safely. First let’s talk about the obvious, the... Read more »

CTC construction on schedule for 2014 opening

CTC construction on schedule for 2014 opening

Mitch Schafer, IV Leader staff
December 11, 2012
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Construction on the new Peter Miller Community Technology Center (CTC) has been going strong now since the beginning of July, and it seems like this building is on schedule to be opened, well, on schedule. At IVCC’s November 20th Board Meeting, President Jerry Corcoran updated the trustees by saying,... Read more »

PTK announces new fall semester student inductees

PTK announces new fall semester student inductees


December 11, 2012
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Inductions were held in both an informal afternoon ceremony and a formal evening ceremony that included Director of Community Relations and Development, Fran Brolley, as guest speaker and was followed by a fellowship reception. Established by two-year college presidents in Missouri in 1918, Phi Theta... Read more »

Staff member reorganizes geology exhibit

Staff member reorganizes geology exhibit

Josh Dillon, IV Leader staff
December 11, 2012
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Campus Information Specialist and IVCC graduate Carey Burns had wanted to be a geologist since she was little, and she was a bit disturbed by the state of the Geology exhibit in the lab area of Building A. Burns said, “Every time I would walk through the tunnels, I would always see that it was in... Read more »