Advice offered on learning to be self-sufficient

Tracy Morris, Associate Vice President of Student Services
January 30, 2014
Filed under Opinion

Okay, by now everyone has a working familiarity with the term “Helicopter Parent.” Maybe it’s an exaggerated term, but what it conveys is concern that so many parents have for their children. Life and living is much more complicated today than even a decade ago and parents too are impacted by... Read more »

Doors of perception: Think before you speak

Jake Stricklin, IV Leader Staff
December 5, 2013
Filed under Opinion

We as a nation are facing a very serious problem. Our cultural concept of the ideal person is a severely twisted image, and it’s taking its toll on society. It makes us strive to become something we are not and instills insecurity and hatred within ourselves and between each other. It creates suffering,... Read more »

Counselor Corner: Where are you going?

Tracy Morris, Associate Vice President of Student Services
December 5, 2013
Filed under Opinion

In September, Diana Nyad completed a goal that she had worked towards for over 30 years — swimming from Cuba to Florida. Her first attempt was in 1978 and she completed the goal in 2013. Think about that — working towards the same goal for 30 years! That is longer than many of you have been alive... Read more »

Caps Against Cancer

Caps Against Cancer

Project Success
December 5, 2013
Filed under Opinion

Project Success Leadership Team is collecting hats for local cancer patients. These hats have to be slightly used or new. Mention Caps for Cancer Donation when purchasing your hat in the IVCC bookstore between the price range of $5.60 and $15.99- receive 20% off. Collection bins are in E301, CTC 204... Read more »

Students give comments on Ottawa Center’s ‘big 10’

Lori Carbone, Ottawa Center Staff
December 5, 2013
Filed under Opinion

The IVCC Ottawa Center has been serving students for 10 semesters. To celebrate the “big 10” we asked students a few questions to get a pulse on what they like, what they might change and what they might wish for. Here are the results! The top answer for what they like most about the OC is... Read more »

‘The Long and Winding Road’

‘The Long and Winding Road’

Jessie Winchel, Opinion Editor
December 5, 2013
Filed under Featured Opinion, Opinion

I know that most people start there goodbye editorials with how they first started out at IVCC. They may also include that they were awkward and didn’t get too involved until later down the road. My starting experience with IVCC was no different than the majority of IVCC students. I lived in Jackson... Read more »

Remembering years well spent

Remembering years well spent

John Eppard, A & E Editor
December 5, 2013
Filed under Featured Opinion, Opinion

After a long time spent on the IV leader, this will be my first and last editorial.  Looking back on my experience at IV I can honestly say that I will never forget my years spent here. When I first started college here I was nervous and really unsure about myself.  I had no idea what I wanted to do... Read more »

I-READ moving sale set

IV LEADER STAFF
November 7, 2013
Filed under Opinion

The Adult Education Department will have a Two-Eventsin- One Sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20 in the cafeteria foyer: Before moving into the Peter Miller Community Technology Center, the I-READ Adult Literacy Program is having a moving sale. The miscellaneous items include picture frames,... Read more »

PTK takes part in events, raises awareness

PTK takes part in events, raises awareness

Adam Hoye, PTK President
November 7, 2013
Filed under Opinion

Hey guys, Adam, President of Phi Theta Kappa, just to let you know more reasons why becoming a member of the best known honor society of two-year colleges is the best decision you can make. You get that 3.5 GPA and you get to take part in events such as the Out of the Darkness walk that several members... Read more »

What do you know about IVCC’s Ottawa Center?

Lori Carbone, Ottawa Center Staff
November 7, 2013
Filed under Opinion

Do you know……the staff at the Ottawa Center? Do you know…..Sue Isermann? Do you know…….Jeannette Frahm? Do you know counselor…… Valery Calvetti? Do you know Information Specialists .... Ed Decker, Vicky Jackson and Lori Carbone?              Do you know the staff at the IVCC... Read more »