Phase three of construction enters preliminary stages

Marshal Herrmann
January 30, 2014
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Although the new Peter Miller Community Technology Center has been completed, the renovation project is not over yet. Phase three involves the renovation of the newly vacated areas on the main campus, such as the former counseling center and cashiers’ office. According to Cheryl Roelfsema, Vice... Read more »

FAFSA application needed by Feb. 15

IV Leader Staff
January 30, 2014
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Students interested in attending Illinois Valley Community College next fall are being encouraged to file a FAFSA by Feb. 15. Financial aid director Patty Williamson said students filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid by Feb. 15 will have the best chance of receiving state MAP grant... Read more »

Holloway begins as HFASS dean

Michael Westerman, IV Leader Staff
January 30, 2014
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Brian Holloway, IVCC’s new dean of humanities, fine arts and social sciences, has settled in and started making plans for the future. Holloway started in his position in mid-December after history professor Steve Alvin filled in for a semester as interim dean of the division. First, Holloway... Read more »

ICE-VCC

ICE-VCC

Brent Bader, IV Leader Staff
January 30, 2014
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Students arriving on campus have been bundled up tight as temperatures have been dropping below zero on a regular basis. To help combat the freezing cold weather, IVCC instituted a temporary shuttle service on Jan. 23 until 2 p.m. to help get students from their vehicles to the college without exposure... Read more »

Presentation on the Culture of India CANCELLED

Presentation on the Culture of India CANCELLED


January 23, 2014
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Update: Due to the weather forecast for Monday, the Presentation on the Culture of India has been cancelled.  A new date has not yet been scheduled, but we will update this article when we know more. On Monday, January 27 from 12-1 in CTC 214, Economics Professor Abhijeet Bhattacharya will be giving... Read more »

Auditions scheduled for spring musical “Gypsy”


January 14, 2014
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Children’s auditions for the Illinois Valley Community College theatre department production of the musical “Gypsy” will be Jan. 22 at 4 p.m., with a second round of auditions for adults and teenagers 14 and older Jan. 23 at 4 p.m. Participants should prepare a song and bring sheet music (accompanist... Read more »

Time to tie the knot

Abney Bernadini, IV Leader Staff
December 5, 2013
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Gov. Pat Quinn on Nov. 20 signed a bill that will allow gay marriage. He signed the bill on the same desk that Abraham Lincoln allegedly wrote the 1861 Inaugural Address, in order to show what an historic moment this was for the entire state. Illinois is now the 16th state to allow gay marriage. The... Read more »

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 »