IVCC welcomes new financial aid director

Hope Stunkel, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

Eric Johnson has been hired as the new IVCC Financial Aid Director. He has been in this position for five months, replacing retired director Patty Williamson. Johnson received his Bachelor’s Degree at Southern University...

Connecting the World: IVCC ag plays its part

Miriam Hoffman, IV Leader Associate Editor

October 10, 2019

A wide variety of students, faculty, stakeholders, and community members attended the 2nd Annual IVCC Agriculture Department Field Day at the college farm on Sep. 18. Agriculture instructors and co-program directors Kathryn...

Scholarship recipients, donors recognized

Miriam Hoffman, IV Leader Assistant Editor

September 19, 2019

Nearly 500 students, parents, and sponsors attended the 23rd annual IVCC Foundation Scholarship Recognition Reception held in the gym on campus on Aug. 29. The scholarships awarded range from specific departmental awards to...

Gas card winners revealed

IV Leader Staff

September 19, 2019

On Spirit Day, the IVCC College Democrats held a drawing for six gasoline gift cards. The following students were winners: Nolan Guthrie, Manuel Galindo, Sophie Hass, Aiden Greenwalt, Maddy Harlan, and Amanda Moran. The...

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September 19, 2019

A Beacon of Hope: Radio Host Inspires People of Color in Selfless Act of Representation

Kacie Cusick and Sydney Johnson

April 30, 2019

Radio host Nadia Valentine drew students to room CTC-125 with her talk on her experiences as a person of color in the Illinois Valley on Feb. 25. The event was sponsored by the IVCC Diversity Team as part of the Black History...

Scifest is ‘Fire’ From Year to Year: Science Clubs Team up to Bring New Attractions in 2019

Kacie Cusick, Social Media Manager

April 25, 2019

Illinois Valley Community College hosted its annual Scifest on Friday, April 19 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the gymnasium. The event had free admission and was open to all. Scifest is a collaboration between the physical ...

IVCC Students in the Illinois State Capitol

Ryan O'Rourke, IV Leader Reporter

April 25, 2019

IVCC’s Student Government Association and College Democrats visited the capitol building in Springfield on April 9 for Illinois Student Assistance Commission Lobby Day. The students met with various lawmakers to discuss issues...

IV Leader Hosts ICCJA

Submitted Story

April 25, 2019

For the third straight year, IV Leader, the student newspaper at Illinois Valley Community College, was awarded the Mike Foster Award for General Excellence, the highest award presented, at the Illinois Community College Journali...

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