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New Trustee Elected

Sarah Tipton, IVCC Student Trustee

April 28, 2016

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My name is Sarah Tipton and I was just elected for IVCC new student trustee. I ran for student government last semester as a freshman representative because I believed that it would be a good experience and something to put on...

IV takes on DC

IV takes on DC

April 28, 2016

A year later: Illinois’ budget crisis

Kayte Bernardoni, IVCC Honors Student

April 28, 2016

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Illinois lawmakers have been unable to pass a spending budget for the current fiscal year, which started July 1, 2015, leaving many Illinois colleges and universities flailing. Illinois is currently in its tenth month without...

Professor set to retire after 26 years at IVCC

Laura Lenhausen, IV Leader Staff Writer

April 28, 2016

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For many students at IVCC, Diane Christianson made the stressful and scary part of college a little more bearable. “She is such an approachable and understanding teacher who genuinely loves teaching and loves what she does....

IV Leader wins award

April 28, 2016

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IV Leader, the student newspaper of Illinois Valley Community College, received 18 awards — including second place in general excellence — at the Illinois Community College Journalism Association annual conference in Chicago. In...

IVCC raises funds for March of Dimes

Laura Lenhausen, IV Leader Staff Writer

April 28, 2016

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Student honors society Phi Theta Kappa raised more than $700 for March of Dimes. The group sponsored the annual Burgers and Brats for Babies fund-raiser in the IVCC cafeteria on April 5. “Phi Theta Kappa does the biggest...

Program offered on trafficking

Jessica Bursztynsky, IV Leader Associate Editor

April 7, 2016

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As a part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, IVCC will be hosting a presentation by Women at Risk, International (WAR), an organization combatting human trafficking, on Wednesday, April 13 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The presentation,...

Workshops lead up to Job Fair

Maddi Loiselle, IV Leader Staff Writer

April 7, 2016

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The 2016 IVCC Job Fair is quickly approaching on April 21. Many employers have already signed up and there are many more to come. The types of industries that these employers are from include, but aren’t limited to, design,...

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