IV Leader is the student newspaper of Illinois Valley Community College


Water main break affects D and E buildings

Rachel Einhaus, IV Leader Assistant Opinion Editor

December 1

Filed under Featured News, News, Uncategorized

An estimated $100,000 of damage was caused by a Nov. 15 water main break at IVCC, according to Scott Curley, Director of Facilities. These costs come in the form of loss of equipment and water main damage: 30-35 feet of sewer...

New student-focused web site designed for admissions

Martha Hoffman, IV Leader Staff Writer

September 22

Filed under Featured News, News

The new admissions website launched over the summer. The new design seeks to make it easy for prospective students to learn about IVCC. Aseret Loveland and Quintin Overocker in the Office of Admissions have been working on...

IVCC borrows from reserves to cover MAP grants

Hannah Smith, IV Leader Associate Editor

September 1

Filed under Featured News, News

IVCC will rely on its reserve funds again this year to fund Monetary Award Program grants, hoping the state of Illinois comes through again with reimbursement. Though the district recently was reimbursed in full for MAP grants...

Red Cross Club wins award

June 17

Filed under News, Student Life

Illinois Valley Red Cross Club members Becca Herrmann (left), Cody O’Brien, Jimmy Crank and Kaitlin Raineri. The Chicago and Northern Illinois chapter of the American Red Cross awarded the Red Cross Club Award to members of Illi...

IVCC Jazz Band performs with nationally known trumpet player

Aelsa Butler, IV Leader Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 12

Filed under A&E, Concerts, News

On May 5, the IVCC Jazz Band played a full concert featuring international award-winning trumpet player Stuart Mack. The ensemble is made up of IVCC students and community members. If you are interested in participating in...

Herrmann elected SGA president

IV Leader Staff

April 28

Filed under Featured News, News

A Herrmann will once again be leading Student Government Association next year. Ellen Herrmann was elected president during the SGA elections on April 7-8, taking over the role that her sister Becca held for the 2015-2016 school...

College expands ag course offerings

April 28

Filed under News

Illinois Valley Community College has completed the first phase of its effort to significantly expand its agriculture program. Beginning this fall, IVCC students wishing to pursue a career in agriculture may enroll in a two-year...

IV Leader is the student newspaper of Illinois Valley Community College