Nominations sought for annual Faculty Excellence Award

IV Leader Staff
December 5, 2013
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Do you have a favorite teacher or counselor who you feel deserves recognition? Students can nominate an outstanding teacher or counselor for the Stephen Charry Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence until 8 a.m. Monday, Dec. 16, which is the last day of final exams. This award is given to one nominee... Read more »

Tornado Turmoil

Jessie Winchel, IV Leader Staff
December 5, 2013
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When an F4 tornado hit the Washington and Wilmington areas on Sunday, Nov. 17, local towns like Dana and Streator also were affected. Brandon Urbance of Streator said a portion of the Welcome to Washington sign and photo books ended up in his yard after debris traveled more than 50 miles. Jenna... Read more »

Outstanding Volunteer Award

Ali Braboy, IV Leader Staff
December 5, 2013
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On Saturday, August 17th, Professor Mark Walczynski—a history, philosophy, and criminal justice teacher at IVCC—was one among a group of individuals awarded as an Outstanding Volunteer of the Year by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield. He was recognized... Read more »

Art Programs of Illinois Valley Elementary Schools

Honors Project Students
December 5, 2013
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A group of us from the Honors Project 1003 class were interested to see if any financial budgetary cuts have affected the art programs in the surrounding Illinois Valley elementary schools and if so, how the public can help. Information was collected through interviews in Peru, Tonica, Depue, Grand Ridge,... Read more »

IVCC students experience storm, recovery efforts

IVCC students experience storm, recovery efforts

Jessie Winchel, IV Leader Staff
December 5, 2013
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When an F4 tornado hit the Washington and Wilmington areas on Sunday, Nov. 17, local towns like Dana and Streator also were affected. Brandon Urbance of Streator said a portion of the Welcome to Washington sign and photo books ended up in his yard after debris traveled more than 50 miles. Jenna Smith... Read more »

Peter Miller Community Technology Center Coverage

Peter Miller Community Technology Center Coverage

Brent Bader & Ali Braboy, IV Leader Staff
November 14, 2013
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The Main Purpose of the CTC Building We’ve come a long way since the announcement of initial funding for the Peter Miller Community Technology Center addition to the IVCC campus back in August 2011. IVCC set out with many goals when erecting a new building on campus and wanted to provide a top... Read more »

Movember focuses on men’s health

Movember focuses on men’s health

Amanda Marks, IV Leader Contributor
November 7, 2013
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IVCC’s Psychology Club and Phi Theta Kappa are participating in Movember, an event to raise funds for prostate/testicular cancer programs and men’s mental health programs. During the month of November men are asked to refrain from shaving as part of the event. IVCC’s Social Psychology class... Read more »

New CPT certificate offered at IVCC

Ali Braboy, IV Leader Staff
November 7, 2013
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If interested in working in manufacturing and think you would like to find a job after just one semester of study at IVCC, the Certified Production Technician Certificate Program is for you. The program has been officially approved by the Illinois Community College Board. This fall semester is the... Read more »

Eco-friendly parking featured near CTC

Abney Bernardini, IV Leader Staff
November 7, 2013
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The greatest quality of the Peter Miller Community Technology Center is its green technology. This allows it be a top-notch efficient building following the trend in society towards environmentally friendly technology. One of the main aims of the building project was for the Technology Center to... Read more »

Three freshmen elected to SGA positions

Three freshmen elected to SGA positions

IV Leader Staff
November 7, 2013
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The Illinois Valley Community College Student Government Association had freshman elections on Oct. 3 & 4. There were a total of 71 ballots cast during the elections. Stephanie Vera won the position of the Freshman Representative with 59 votes. Freshman representatives are a part of the Executive... Read more »