College funds affected by state budget

Jessica Bursztynsky, IV Leader Associate Editor

September 28, 2015

Filed under Featured News, News

Illinois’ withheld budget imposes financial burden to colleges across the state and could affect IVCC’s MAP grants in spring semester. For officials in the state of Illinois government these past few months have been filled... 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 »

Identity or deceit: the Rachel Dolezal factor

Aris Showers, Staff Writer

September 9, 2015

Filed under News

The news media is constantly filled with scandalous stories about the behaviors of people in leadership roles. I feel some people of authority tend to believe in their own invincibility. Rachel Dolezal was the leader of the NAACP... Read more »

Smoke-Free Act a breath of fresh air for campus

Lindsey Bennett, Staff Writer

September 9, 2015

Filed under News

I was taking my friend to return her books at the bookstore late this summer, when lo and behold, a sign is standing right at the entrance declaring the campus smoke- and tobacco free. It’s going to be a serious relief for some... Read more »

Technically speaking: Boehm takes over behind the scenes at Cultural Center

Zach Scarbrough, Staff Writer

September 8, 2015

Filed under News

IVCC’s new theater technical manager, Matt Boehm, loves working behind the scenes. For those who are curious, the theater technical manager is equivalent to a technical director and a production manager in the professional... Read more »

Going full speed at full time:

Lexi Mink, Staff Writer

September 4, 2015

Filed under News, Uncategorized

This year’s Outstanding Part-Time Instructor is no longer part-time. Dan Serafini, the 2015 Outstanding Part-Time Instructor recipient and statistics enthusiast, succeeded Cindy Schultz, who retired, and teaches five math... Read more »