Students lobby for MAP funding

Students lobby for MAP funding

Christian Bender, IV Leader Staff
April 10, 2014
Filed under News, Student Life, Top Stories

IVCC Student Government attended Student Advocacy Day at the Capitol building in Springfield on April 2 to lobby state lawmakers about funding of the Monetary Assistance Program. Representatives from IVCC’s SGA group met with both state Sen. Sue Rezin and state Rep. Frank Mauntino, who also is the... Read more »

Spirit day pictures with Spirit the Eagle

Spirit day pictures with Spirit the Eagle

Marshal Herrmann, Media Editor
September 11, 2013
Filed under Student Life

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Taylors create STEM scholarship


April 11, 2013
Filed under Student Life

William and Dian Taylor of Winnetka have created a scholarship for Illinois Valley Community College students transferring to Northern Illinois University to study in science, technology, engineering or mathematics fields. The William and Dian Taylor Scholarship for STEM Students will be awarded annually... Read more »

Edible Car Contest winners named

Edible Car Contest winners named

IV Leader Staff
March 21, 2013
Filed under Student Life

It wasn’t a record-breaking race for the Edible Car Contest recently at Illinois Valley Community College, but students from Hall High School dominated the speed competition for the second year in a row. Teams of Hall calculus students won first and third in the speed competition in the eighth annual... Read more »

A healthier weight, a healthier you

A healthier weight, a healthier you

Kyle Russell, IV Leader Columnist and Photo Editor
January 31, 2013
Filed under Student Life

First of all, welcome back to IVCC everyone. I hope that you all had a refreshing Christmas break and have had a great start to your 2013 year. With a New Year comes new classes, new challenges, new hopes and dreams, and for some of you New Year’s resolutions. Are you one of the millions of people... Read more »

Project Success Leadership Team looking for donations

Matthew Gerding, IV Leader editor
November 6, 2012
Filed under News, Student Life

It is once again time to be thinking about holiday donations. One way to donate is through Project Success and Holiday H-U-G-S for Heroes. Nov. 6 from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Nov. 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the IVCC lobby and Nov. 8 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the cafeteria, Project Success along with the... Read more »

Student designs newspaper banner

IV Leader Staff
November 1, 2012
Filed under News, Student Life

Nancy Scott, a graphic arts student, has designed the new banners which are used in this edition of the IV Leader. Scott’s banners for the front page and the sports page will be used for forthcoming issues. Several graphic design students submitted potential artwork for the cover and back page... Read more »

A plea for understanding

Zach Buckley, IVLeader Columnist
December 8, 2011
Filed under Opinion, Student Life

I have spent the past two Thanksgivings working the buffet at Grand Bear Lodge.  I do not mind it at all - the extra money helps.  I get to see families enjoy a meal together, which is a picture rarely ever painted in American society today.  This year I noticed something on the reservations list... Read more »

Crutches create campus calisthenics

Rachel Hettrick, IVLeader Columnist
December 8, 2011
Filed under Student Life

Well I never expected to be exploring the issues in this column, but sometimes the unexpected happens. Due to a run in with an SUV, I’ve been on crutches for a week and have been trying to navigate the handicapped facilities at IVCC. My first impression was, they need a little work. Elevators are located... Read more »