Graduation Information

Graduation Information

Karen Gregorich

September 17, 2020

A note to Prospective Fall 2020 IVCC Graduates - Are you ready to graduate or complete a degree or certificate from IVCC at the end of the Fall semester?  If you think that you might be eligible for a degree or certificate, you must apply for graduation in order to have it posted to your academic recor...

Ottawa Center Open for Students

Ottawa Center Open for Students

IV leader staff

September 17, 2020

Illinois Valley Community College is offering its Ottawa Center at 321 W. Main St. as a convenient location for students to complete coursework and participate in online instruction. To provide social distancing, Ottawa Center has 10 new computers with webcams spaced out over two rooms. Along with...

Tips and Tricks for Efficient Studying

Hope Beelman, IV Leader Staff

September 17, 2020

Although final exams are still months away, exploring effective studying techniques and methods now can be extremely valuable to students for future quizzes, tests, and exams. The following information derives from two Ivy League universities on the East coast in the United States on helpful ideas to...

How COVID-19 Has Affected Students’ College Decisions

Hope Beelman, IV Leader Staff Writer

August 27, 2020

As Summer quickly transitions to Fall, colleges and universities around the United States are questioning how to reopen safely due to the continuous spread of the coronavirus disease. The coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has taken the country by storm as there are 5,643,812 cases along with 175,6...

Graduation Is Going Virtual

Chloe Garkey, Staff Writer

May 1, 2020

In the unprecedented time that we are living in currently, IVCC students, faculty, and staff are learning to roll with the punches. Covid-19 is causing graduation ceremonies to be postponed or canceled all throughout Illinois. In lieu of a traditional commencement ceremony, IVCC will be holding a virtual ...

Balancing Theater and School, a Profile of Reid Tomasson

Sam Obermiller, IV Leader Staff

April 21, 2020

     When one thinks of a great performer, their origin is imagined as some explosion of talent seen once a decade, with an intense calling to the profession. Most of the time, the backstory falls a little more on the mundane side. In Reid Tomasson’s case, it was as simple as his parents...

A Cure For The Quarantine Blues

Chloe Garkey, Staff Writer

April 7, 2020

During this time of self-isolation, it can be difficult to keep yourself entertained. IVCC students and many members of the community are getting creative when it comes to distracting themselves from boredom. Here is a list of five creative ways to keep things interesting at your own house. Change ...

Top 10 Ways to Feel Connected While Being Socially Distant

Tessa Dunne, Staff Writer

April 3, 2020

IVCC students, who are currently continuing their semester with online classes, are keeping connected with their classmates while following the shelter-in-place guidelines for COVID-19.      Three current IVCC students gave their tips on how to stay connected. These tips came from...

An Update From The Trustee

Matthew Klein, Student Trustee

March 5, 2020

Hello everyone, I hope your semester is going good. I hope we don’t see any more snow, as I’m ready for Spring! Are you planning on applying for graduation? If so, you still have time. The application can still be turned in, even though the deadline has passed. Applications can be picked up...

Sign up for fall and summer classes

Tessa Dunne and Sam Obermiller

March 5, 2020

By: Tessa Dunne and Sam Obermiller   The list of classes for the Summer and Fall sessions came out and are available. Students are able to go see their counselor to start signing up for summer classes whenever they want. The actual day for registration is April 3 for summer classes and April ...

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