Grand Opening of the Peter Miller Community Technology Center

Grand Opening of the Peter Miller Community Technology Center

Abney Bernardini, IV Leader Staff
November 7, 2013
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“In 2009, administration came together to combine two projects into one 80,000 square-foot building,” said IVCC president Jerry Corcoran at the grand opening of the Peter Miller Community Technology Center. Four years later, the grand opening took place outside on Nov. 1 during a crisp fall afternoon. The... Read more »

University of Illinois Extension office to be located at IVCC

Ali Braboy, IV Leader Staff
October 17, 2013
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On Sept.9, a meeting between IVCC officials and a representative from the University of Illinois Extension program took place to discuss leasing a space for the extension on the Oglesby campus. By 2014, the Extension hopes to have a space on campus to provide and inform the recently formed district consisting... Read more »

CTC grand opening set for Nov. 1

Brent Bader, IV Leader Editor
October 17, 2013
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After a long wait for students of IVCC, the new Community Technology Center will finally be opening its doors at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1. The grand opening will begin with the official ribbon cutting by IVCC President Jerry Corcoran and Illinois Gov. Patrick Quinn. “The grand opening of this beautiful... Read more »

EagLITS plans upcoming book discussions

IV Leader Staff
October 17, 2013
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Have any interest in meeting new people, sharing thoughts, reading books, or any of the above? If yes, join the eagLITS Book Club Friday, Oct. 25 to discuss “The Devil and Sherlock Holmes” by David Grann and Friday Nov. 22 to discuss “LAMB” by Christopher Moore both at 2 p.m. in the Fireplace... Read more »

Foundation discontinues 17 scholarships

Marshal Herrmann, Media Editor
October 17, 2013
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In an effort to save money, the directors of the IVCC Foundation have voted to cut 17 Foundation paid scholarships in 2014-2015. This will save the Foundation’s general unrestricted fund more than $8,000, according to Fran Brolley, director of Community Relations and Development, Brolley stated... Read more »

First homecoming planned in conjunction with CTC opening

IV Leader Staff
October 17, 2013
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Illinois Valley Community College will celebrate its first homecoming in decades on Saturday, Nov. 2, the day after the Peter Miller Community Technology Center grand opening. IVCC-LPO Homecoming offers alumni and friends the opportunity to “come back to the hill for a weekend full of fun activities,”... Read more »

Oglesby police patrol campus

Oglesby police patrol campus

Abney Bernardini, IV Leader Staff
October 17, 2013
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Just this past month, the IVCC Board of Trustees approved an agreement to bring a police presence to campus. Oglesby police officers will be here 20 hours per week. This agreement has been made to supplement the already present G4S, better know as campus security. According to Jerry Corcoran, IVCC... Read more »

TEACH partners with Project Unify

IV Leader Staff
October 17, 2013
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IVCC's education department and future educator's group, TEACH, has joined with Project Unify to raise awareness of disability-related issues. Project Unify is a national project, funded by the U.S. Department of Education.  The goal is to get youth, with and without disabilities, to work together... Read more »

Board may adopt skateboard policy

IV Leader Staff
September 26, 2013
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The IVCC board is considering policy about bicycle and skateboard use on campus. At the September board meeting, the board heard the first reading of revisions to two board policies: medical/occupational examinations and drug-free campus and the addition of a new policy governing bicycle and skate... Read more »

Honors program accepts members

IV Leader Staff
September 26, 2013
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The IVCC Honors Program has recently accepted its latest members. The Honors Program “promotes the identification and achievement of education and/or career goals for its participants by offering specially designed honors curriculum, by providing stimulating academic and social program events, and... Read more »