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Criminal Justice Association sponsors Justice Walk

By Stephanie Bias, Assistant Culture Editor

December 1, 2016

Filed under News

Illinois Valley Community College’s Criminal Justice Association teamed up with LaSalle Police Department’s Officer Santa program for the first ever Justice Walk 2016: Heroes vs. Villains.   The Officer Santa progra...

Reading and writing instructor retires, fulfilled by time at IVCC

Katie Alleman, IV Leader Culture Editor

December 1, 2016

Filed under News

As of Dec. 31, after 20 years of teaching at IVCC, Linda Thomas will be retired.   For the first 3 and a half years of her time at IVCC, she was a part time teacher, but has been full time for the last 16 and a half years.  ...

Diversity club hosts lectures for Native American history month

December 1, 2016

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Illinois Valley Community College’s Diversity Team hosted two different events for Native American History Month in November. On Nov. 7, the team introduced Mark Walczynski, local historian and returning IVCC criminal justi...

Water main break affects D and E buildings

Rachel Einhaus, IV Leader Assistant Opinion Editor

December 1, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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...

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