Veterans program set for April 16

IV Leader Staff
April 10, 2014
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John Mizer of the Veterans Center in Springfield will present “Keeping the Promise” at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 16 in CTC-125. Mizer’s presentation, open to employees and the public, focuses on issues faced by combat veterans In addition, the Mobile Veterans Center (MVC) will be in... Read more »

Benefit planned for Castaneda family

IV Leader Staff
April 10, 2014
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A benefit open house for the family of part-time anatomy instructor Craig Castaneda will be 4 to 11 p.m. Saturday, April 26 at Spring Creek Golf Course north of Spring Valley. “Love & Healing for Diana” will feature music by Jimmy Essl and Phil in the Blanks, food, silent auction, raffles and... Read more »

Celebrate National Library Week

IV Leader Staff
April 10, 2014
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Visit Jacobs Library April 14 – 18 to celebrate National Library Week. Stop in to pick up a free cookie on Wednesday April 16 or check out the library themed displays. If you’re feeling stressed, a week long raffle will give you the chance to win a final exam relief basket.

Job Fair rescheduled

IV Leader Staff
April 10, 2014
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IVCC’s 23rd annual job fair, Your Ticket to Opportunity, will be Thursday, April 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the IVCC gym. Fifty four employers representing a variety of industries including manufacturing, distribution, healthcare and the service industry will attend and seek candidates for full-time,... Read more »

Presentation addresses bullying

Presentation addresses bullying

Lexie Abbott, IV Leader Staff
April 10, 2014
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In an Educational Psych presentation, Christian Honn, Kayla Casey and Yvette Lucas made it known that bullying is no laughing matter. Whether you're the one on the issuing or the receiving end, it can affect anyone and everyone involved. It is sad to say that most bullying happens at school. While... Read more »

23 students inducted into honors society

IV Leader Staff
April 10, 2014
Filed under News, Top Stories

Twenty-three students were  inducted into the Rho Omega Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa on  March 20 at IVCC. New members are Donna  Bennett, Mitchell Caffarini,  Tiernan Ebener, Jack Ferguson,  Megan Fitzgerald, Jami Frasure,  Yanya Gaughan, Miranda  Grandy, Chelsea Gruenwald,  David Kinczewski,... Read more »

SGA elections feature three contested races

IV Leader Staff
April 10, 2014
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IVCC students will decide contests for student trustee and Student Government Association president and vice president during elections Thursday and Friday, April 10 and 11 on the main campus and in the Ottawa Center. Competing for president are Tiernan Ebener and Christian Bender while Brianna Huss... Read more »

Students lobby for MAP funding

Students lobby for MAP funding

Christian Bender, IV Leader Staff
April 10, 2014
Filed under News, Student Life, Top Stories

IVCC Student Government attended Student Advocacy Day at the Capitol building in Springfield on April 2 to lobby state lawmakers about funding of the Monetary Assistance Program. Representatives from IVCC’s SGA group met with both state Sen. Sue Rezin and state Rep. Frank Mauntino, who also is the... Read more »

Students encouraged to submit FAFSA soon

Randi Clemens, Jillian Drzewiecki, and Nick McConville
March 25, 2014
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All students seeking financial aid should submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible. Financial aid is a general term for any monetary awards given to students which covers any financial need for school. Student loans, scholarships, and grants are all part of financial... Read more »

Registration begins in April

Austin Fogle and Shay Sutherland
March 25, 2014
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Registration for summer classes at Illinois Valley Community College will begin Tuesday, April 1 at 8 a.m. on Web Advisor and noon in the admissions office, with fall registration to begin the following week. In preparation, students should be meeting counselors and smoothing out a plan for registration. Registration... Read more »