Deadline set to apply for fall graduation

IV Leader Staff
September 10, 2013
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Are you ready to graduate from IVCC at the end of the Fall semester?  If you think that you might be eligible for a degree or certificate, you must apply for graduation in order to have it posted to your academic record and to receive a diploma. The deadline to apply for Fall graduation is Tuesday,... Read more »

Library uses grant to purchase books

IV Leader Staff
September 10, 2013
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Jacobs Library received a Back to Books Grant in April for $3,000 from the Illinois State Library made possible by a combination of funds from the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services and state of Illinois library funds. The grant funds were awarded for the purchase of books in the subject... Read more »

Scholarship finalists named

Scholarship finalists named

IV Leader Staff
September 10, 2013
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The Illinois Valley Community College Foundation’s 21st Century Scholars Society will name its 2013 Scholar from among five finalists Thursday, Sept. 5 at the Society’s seventh annual dinner at Deer Park Country Club northeast of Oglesby. Finalists for the $3,500 scholarship which honors IVCC’s... Read more »

Need a ride? BPART can help!

Need a ride? BPART can help!

Ali Braboy, IV Leader Staff
September 10, 2013
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Do you or someone you know need transportation to IVCC? The Bureau & Putnam Area Rural Transit (BPART) busing system is offering their third year of rides to students of IVCC who reside in Bureau or Putnam County to the college for $5 round trip fares. Tracy Morris, associate vice president... Read more »

Convocation welcomes students

Convocation welcomes students

IV Leader Staff
August 16, 2013
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New students were greeted to IVCC Friday, Aug. 15  with the annual convocation as an orientation before classes begin on Monday, Aug. 19. Former IVCC student Wanda Rohl encouraged students to get involved at the college where she said she "found her voice." Rohl attended IVCC after an ATV accident... Read more »

IVCC graduation conducted

IVCC graduation conducted

May 21, 2013
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More than 200 students received diplomas Saturday, May 18 from Illinois Valley Community College in the college's 47th Commencement. Included in the group of graduates were a set of twins, a husband and wife, and a parent and child, according to IVCC President Jerry Corcoran. The commencement ceremony... Read more »

Honorspalooza set for May 8; Honors Program applications available for fall

For the IV Leader
May 7, 2013
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The Honors Program has had many activities this semester and will cap off the semester with Honorspalooza from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 8 in C-325/326. All are welcome to attend, and refreshments will be served. If students are curious about the Honors Program, coordinator Nora Villarreal said... Read more »

Kinzinger to provide keynote for commencement

For the IV Leader
May 7, 2013
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Congressman Adam Kinzinger will keynote Illinois Valley Community College’s 47th annual commencement at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 18 in the gymnasium. Kinzinger represents the 16th Congressional District and serves as the Republican Deputy Whip. He also serves on the Committee on Energy and Commerce,... Read more »

Army Veteran takes route to new social work career

Army Veteran takes route to new social work career

Ryan Simpson, IV Leader Staff
May 3, 2013
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Every Sunday morning at Ax Church, you can always find David Martin there with a smile to greet the newcomers and regulars alike.  People feel welcome and invited because Martin cares enough to make them a priority. After 22 years of honorable service in the United States Army, Martin is attending... Read more »

Members initiated into Sigma Delta Mu

IV Leader Staff
May 3, 2013
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World Language Organization initiated new members and elected officers at the April 29 meeting. 2013 initiates into Sigma Delta Mu are Georgia I. Farris, Teirra M. Fulkerson, Alexander M. Groh, Amy J. Lester, Stacey M. Mounce, Carlie K. Quinn, Blake M. Slutz and Shawna M. Wilcox. The meeting included... Read more »