National Coming Out Day observed at IVCC

IV Leader Staff
September 26, 2013
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National Coming Out Day is Friday, Oct. 11, but since IVCC will not have classes that day, National Coming Out Day will be observed on Thursday, Oct. 10. That week, the Diversity Team and the Gay/Straight Alliance will open room C-316 for enrolled students to view “Fish Out of Water,” a film that... Read more »

IVCC to host 41st Annual College Night

IV Leader Staff
September 26, 2013
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Approximately 50 state, regional, and national colleges and universities will be represented at Illinois Valley Community College's 41st annual College Night from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, in the IVCC gymnasium. Financial aid seminars will be offered at 6 and 7 p.m. on the main campus. High... Read more »

Churchill-Gilstrap wins 21st Century award

Churchill-Gilstrap wins 21st Century award

IV Leader Staff
September 26, 2013
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Nadia Churchill-Gilstrap of Princeton was named 21st Century Scholar at the Society’s seventh annual dinner at Deer Park Country Club. Along with the honor, Churchill-Gilstrap, Princeton High School’s 2012 valedictorian, will receive $3,500 for tuition, fees, books and expenses. Four other... Read more »

Enrollment down six percent

Marshal Herrmann, Media Editor
September 26, 2013
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Enrollment for this semester is down about six percent compared to last fall, according to Fran Brolley, Director of Community Relations and Development. Brolley cited four factors for the decline: The unemployed exhausting their unemployment benefits More students are finding employment and... Read more »

Creatures on Campus

Creatures on Campus

Marshal Herrmann, IV Leader Staff
September 10, 2013
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Students haven’t been the only things arriving to campus lately.   On Monday, Aug. 26, Kurt Hoffman of Vissering Construction Co. gave a salamander he found on the east campus to Lauri Carey, IVCC’s Horticulture program coordinator and instructor. Carey brought the salamander to the Life Science... Read more »

Q&A: Stecken joins nursing faculty

Q&A: Stecken joins nursing faculty

IV Leader Staff
September 10, 2013
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Where are you from? Ottawa Where did you attend college and what degree do you hold? Bradley University- Bachelors in Nursing Olivet Nazarene University-Masters of Science in Nursing What classes are you currently assigned? Nursing 1201 Are you new to teaching?   Yes. What are your... Read more »

SKD invites new members

Ali Braboy, IV Leader Staff
September 10, 2013
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The officers and faculty advisors of Sigma Kappa Delta chapter Mu Alpha look forward to a great year at IVCC! SKD is the national English honor society for two-year colleges that promotes English through fun activities. Membership is available to those who have at least 12 credit hours, a 3.3 GPA,... Read more »

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 »