Staff retirements; a fond farewell from IVCC

Lily Ramirez, IV Leader Staff

April 9, 2015

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Anna Marie Pietrolonardo Anna Marie Pietrolonardo was born in Chicago and raised in Arlington Heights. Pietrolonardo attended SCRIPPS College in Claremont, Calif., where she earned a bachelor’s degree. Graduating in 1969, Pietrolonardo had majored in Latin American Studies a... Read more »

Ebener wins prestigious scholarship

IV Leader Staff

April 9, 2015

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Illinois Valley Community College sophomore Tiernan Ebener of Peru is one of just 15 community college students chosen from a pool of 1,700 applicants from across the United States and elsewhere for a prestigious Phi Theta Kappa scholar... Read more »

Adult Education program honors GED Testing completion

IV Leader Staff

April 9, 2015

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Illinois Valley Community College’s Adult Education program will honor those who have passed the General Education Development (GED Test, who have obtained citizenship and who have completed the Bridge to Careers program at... Read more »

Summer, fall registration dates approaching

Lily Ramirez, IV Leader Staff

March 19, 2015

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Registration for Summer 2015 and Fall 2015 will begin in early April. Pre-summer three-week class registration will begin on Thursday, April 9. These are classes that begin around May 18 and last until around June 9. Summer... Read more »

Community colleges boost graduates’ wages, power local economies

Peggy Schneider, IV Leader Staff

March 19, 2015

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It pays to go to IVCC, and an education here just keeps on giving. A study commissioned by the Illinois Community College Board found that IVCC and its sister colleges are vital engines for their local economies with effects... Read more »