Registration for summer, fall classes begins in April

Maria Turinetti and Sarah Lushina
March 21, 2013
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Registration for summer classes begins Tuesday, April 2, and fall registration begins the following week. Online registration begins first at 8 a.m. through WebAdvisor. Then, at noon, students can go in to the Admissions and Records office for in-person registration. Finally, at 2 p.m., students... Read more »

Pay to print: Board approves 5-cent per print charge in three IVCC locations

Pay to print: Board approves 5-cent per print charge in three IVCC locations

Marshal Herrmann, IV Leader Media Editor
March 21, 2013
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Printing will no longer be free. Students printing at the Jacobs Library, Learning Commons or the Ottawa Center Open Lab will be charged 5 cents for black-and-white and 25 cents for color. Additionally, the price of copies will be reduced from 10 to 5 cents. Printing will remain free in instructional... Read more »

Massage matters: Therapeutic massage program boasts new location, sees growth

Saralyn Simpson, IV Leader Staff
March 21, 2013
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As therapeutic massage has grown into a new location, the program’s director, Cherie Monterastelli, notes that understanding of the program and the benefits of massage are growing as well. Therapeutic massage recently moved into the upper gym since its previous location on the East Campus is planned... Read more »

Proud Professor: Bhattacharya wins faculty excellence award

Proud Professor: Bhattacharya wins faculty excellence award

Brent Bader and Kyle Russell
March 21, 2013
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Each year, IVCC presents the Stephen Charry Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence to one teacher who, according to the college’s web site, “shows outstanding service in teaching, leadership, and contribution to the College and community.” This year’s award was bestowed to economics instructor... Read more »

News Briefs

IV Leader Staff
February 23, 2013
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Cap, gown measurements taken Are you planning on participating in the Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 18th? If you are, then plan to attend IVCC’s Cap and Gown Measurement Day on Thursday, March 7 from 10 a..m. to 1 p.m. and 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the Main Campus Lobby. Cap and gown measurements... Read more »

Support staff plans lasagna dinner, other fund raisers

IV Leader Staff
February 23, 2013
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The 2012-13 Support Staff Service Project to establish a Student Emergency Living Needs Fund is wrapping up, with three fund raisers planned before the end project. The first is a Lasagna Dinner catered by Country Catering on Wednesday, Feb. 27.  The dinner will include lasagna (meat or veggie) bread... Read more »

IVCC expands computer access, training in Streator

IV Leader Staff and
February 23, 2013
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Illinois Valley Community College has partnered with the Streator Community Center to provide free public access to technology and computer training. In July 2012, IVCC was awarded a $16,000 “Eliminate the Digital Divide” grant to increase access to computers and offer training for underserved... Read more »

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 »