Professor set to retire after 26 years at IVCC

Laura Lenhausen, IV Leader Staff Writer

April 28, 2016

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For many students at IVCC, Diane Christianson made the stressful and scary part of college a little more bearable. “She is such an approachable and understanding teacher who genuinely loves teaching and loves what she does.... Read more »

IV Leader wins award

April 28, 2016

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IV Leader, the student newspaper of Illinois Valley Community College, received 18 awards — including second place in general excellence — at the Illinois Community College Journalism Association annual conference in Chicago. In... Read more »

IVCC raises funds for March of Dimes

Laura Lenhausen, IV Leader Staff Writer

April 28, 2016

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Student honors society Phi Theta Kappa raised more than $700 for March of Dimes. The group sponsored the annual Burgers and Brats for Babies fund-raiser in the IVCC cafeteria on April 5. “Phi Theta Kappa does the biggest... Read more »

Program offered on trafficking

Jessica Bursztynsky, IV Leader Associate Editor

April 7, 2016

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As a part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, IVCC will be hosting a presentation by Women at Risk, International (WAR), an organization combatting human trafficking, on Wednesday, April 13 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The presentation,... Read more »

Workshops lead up to Job Fair

Maddi Loiselle, IV Leader Staff Writer

April 7, 2016

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The 2016 IVCC Job Fair is quickly approaching on April 21. Many employers have already signed up and there are many more to come. The types of industries that these employers are from include, but aren’t limited to, design,... Read more »

Isermann retires after 35 years

Hannah Griglione, IV Leader Staff Writer

April 7, 2016

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Sue Isermann has worn many hats in her time at IVCC: softball coach, associate vice president, dean and faculty are a few. However, soon, she can take on a new role: retiree. Isermann, associate vice president for Academic... Read more »

Financial aid stressed with MAP in jeopardy

Jessica Bursztynsky and Hannah Smith

March 10, 2016

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IVCC financial aid advisers are encouraging students to apply for federal financial aid and scholarships since the state’s budget impasse has made state aid for students doubtful for the upcoming school year. “I would encourage... Read more »

Registration for summer, fall begins in April

Laura Lenhausen, IV Leader Staff Writer

March 10, 2016

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Summer and fall registration begins in April, and students are encouraged to make an appointment with a counselor to help prepare for registration. Registration starts at 8 a.m., beginning on Friday, April 8 for summer and... Read more »