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 »

Oglesby police to provide armed police presence

IV Leader Staff
September 26, 2013
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The City of Oglesby will soon begin providing an armed police presence at Illinois Valley Community College. At their September meeting, the IVCC Board of Trustees approved an intergovernmental agreement with Oglesby to provide police protection on campus 20 hours per week on days and times determined... Read more »

From Intern To Cop

Abney Bernardini, IV Leader Staff
September 26, 2013
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The Web site for the Ottawa Police Department states their mission: “to provide law enforcement services with integrity and dedication.” Dedication is something that builds up over time for most, but not in the case of young Maryssa Adams. This past summer Maryssa, an IVCC Criminal Justic major, ... Read more »

WLO Plans Speaker, Hispanic Heritage Month Activities


September 26, 2013
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IVCC student Stephanie Vera will speak at the Monthly World Language Organization General Meeting on Thursday, September 26 at 11:45 a.m. in C-105a. Her presentation is titled "Los artefactos ocultos con Estefanie Vera" - "The Hidden Artifacts with Stephanie Vera.” The presentation in Spanish... Read more »