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 »

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 »