I feel like a kid on Christmas Eve…

Tracy Morris, Associate Vice President of Student Services
November 7, 2013
Filed under Opinion

The excitement is mounting… Nov. 1 marked the Grand Opening of the Peter Miller Community Technology Center. This is a momentous occasion for IVCC. It is the first major construction project since the permanent IVCC campus was opened at this location in 1972. As a side note, classes were offered at... Read more »

The circle of life: Editorial edition

The circle of life: Editorial edition

Jessie Winchel, Opinion Editor
November 7, 2013
Filed under Featured Opinion, Opinion

We all make tough decisions in life. We decide what we do and what we don’t want to do. We also decided what jobs we want or what schools to go to. But there’s one decision that beats all of those. This is the toughest decision of a lifetime: what to write for an editorial. Essays for a class are... Read more »

Top 10 activities to make Halloween spooktacular

Top 10 activities to make Halloween spooktacular

Jessie Winchel, Opinion Editor
October 17, 2013
Filed under Featured Opinion, Opinion

Halloween is fast approaching and most are asking themselves…what should I do on Halloween? Well, there is a whole bunch you can do, but I will inform you about safe and legal things that you can do to keep your Halloween alive! 10. Trick or Treat Not that there is anything bad about getting free... Read more »

Phi Theta Kappa plans upcoming events

PTK Officers
October 17, 2013
Filed under Opinion

Phi Theta Kappa will participate in upcoming events in order to create another story on how they can help students here at IVCC. They are sorry for the inconvenience at this time for not getting a piece together for this issue. Keep in tune though for next issue to see how students can help each other! Upcoming... Read more »

Why Ottawa? Benefits of Ottawa Center explored

Lori Carbone, Ottawa Center Staff
October 17, 2013
Filed under Opinion

Students really love the IVCC Ottawa Center … and it shows! For years, the college has explored the idea of moving out into the community and being even more accessible for our students. That dream became a reality a couple of years back and the Ottawa Center is in fact living the dream. Students... Read more »

October brings Spring…Spring registration that is!

October brings Spring…Spring registration that is!

Tracy Morris and Valery Calvetti
October 17, 2013
Filed under Opinion

We are just rolling in to fall and October is the month we begin Spring 2014 Registration! Although the Spring semester begins in January, it is not too early to have your schedule built so you are ready to go the first day. For those of you scoping out WebAdvisor, you probably have noticed that the... Read more »

To protect and profit in the Illinois Valley

Daniel Cook, IV LEADER Columnist
September 25, 2013
Filed under Opinion

If you live in the Illinois Valley, chances are you know or know of someone who has a DUI. Obviously, there is a matter of personal responsibility here, but I believe the inordinate amount of DUI arrests are due in part to a system that encourages it. It is, after all, an excellent source of revenue... Read more »

Students: Have you seen . . . ‘the counselor’?

Students: Have you seen . . . ‘the counselor’?

Tracy Morris and Valery Calvetti
September 25, 2013
Filed under Opinion

Have you seen “the Counselor”? Ever wonder who “the Counselor” is or what they do? The goal of the Counselor Corner is to give you key information about what we do, but more importantly, how we can help YOU! So let’s begin … who is “the Counselor” …? The counselors include Missy Killian,... Read more »

What do you know about the IVCC Ottawa Center?

What do you know about the IVCC Ottawa Center?

Lori Carbone, Ottawa Center Staff
September 25, 2013
Filed under Opinion

How many of you have been to the IVCC Ottawa Center and how much do you know about the OC? Let’s find out! •    The IVCC Ottawa Center opened their doors in the fall of 2010. •    Sue Isermann is the associate vice-president for academic affairs, the dean of Workforce Development, AND... Read more »

Phi Theta Kappa offers advice for students

Phi Theta Kappa offers advice for students

Adam Hoye, PTK President
September 25, 2013
Filed under Opinion

The Phi Theta Kappa officers came up with several questions that may relate to you, the students, and even maybe faculty: 1. How do I maximize my college experience? Well, that depends on how much you want to get involved and actually, to tell you the truth, how much you want to put on your resume... Read more »