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IVCC Students ‘Prone’ to Musical Talent

Kacie Cusick, Social Media Manager

May 1, 2019


Filed under Concerts, Culture, Music, Student Life

Make some room in your playlist for a new local band you are about to fall in love with: Prone. Prone is a music group new to the scene that consists of IVCC student Joey Trupiano and some of his talented peers including Bailey Banks, Kaedon Cronkright, Cameron Rodeghier and Jonah Sharp. Trupiano...

Jon Yaklich ‘Growing Up’ in the Illinois Valley

Jon Yaklich ‘Growing Up’ in the Illinois Valley

Elle Bottom, IV Leader Reporter

April 30, 2019


Filed under Student Life

It is a warm, summer morning. A young boy is so anxious to be dropped off at his grandpa’s farm to help feed the cows. The young boy learns the basics about what the feed contains, when they should be fed, what percentage of hay and corn the cows are getting, when they best time to breed them and sell...

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


Filed under Featured News, News, Student Life, Uncategorized

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 sciences departments of IVCC, with some help from outside organizations such...

IV Leader Hosts ICCJA

Submitted Story

April 25, 2019


Filed under Featured News, News, Student Life, Uncategorized

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 Journalism Association’s annual spring conference. “AMAZING design, nice variety of content, great photography...

An ‘Appealing’ Keynote Speech: 2019 Graduation

Kaitlyn Ruppert, IV Leader Staff

April 25, 2019


Filed under Student Life

IVCC will say goodbye to its sophomores and those who earned certificates this May during the 53rd annual commencement.  The commencement ceremony will take place at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 18, in the IVCC gymnasium. According to Crystal Credi, administrative assistant of Student Services,...

Giving Slime, Getting Scholarship Funding

Matthew Klein, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019


Filed under Featured News, News, Student Life, Top Stories

The IVCC Foundation’s annual Giving Day took place on April 3 and raised over $29,000 which supports their mission directly. The Giving Day 3 event consisted of slime, relay races, raffles, free pizza from Pizza by Marchelloni in Peru, free popcorn by IVCC athletics and a choice of free...

Student Government Association Elections: Candidate Information

Summer Hoagland-Abernathy, IV Leader Editor

April 4, 2019


Filed under Student Life

Haley Fittanto Candidate for sophomore representative Major: Psychology High School: Mendota High School Age: 19 Why are you seeking office? I want to be more involved in IVCC and make the campus interactive and enjoyable enough for students to want to stay when their classes are over. What are your g...

Food pantry supplied on campus

Josh Woodward and Matthew Klein

March 7, 2019


Filed under Student Life

The IVCC Micro Food Pantry is available to all students who may need extra food at no cost. According to CampusLogic’s graphic, featured above, 20 percent of students are dealing with being hungry on top of all their coursework. In addition, 13 percent of all college students attend college while being h...

Lance Yednock: The Function of IVCC in the IV

Brittany Marx, IV Leader Reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under Student Life

Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives Lance Yednock visited Illinois Valley Community College to meet with President Jerry Corcoran and college administrators on Feb. 12, to learn more about IVCC’s opportunities and challenges. Yednock, an Ottawa native, who was elected to his...

SGA Freshmen Elected

November 20, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life, Uncategorized

Mackenzie Brady of La Salle has been elected freshman representative of the Illinois Valley Community College Student Government Association following recent freshman elections. Isabel Pozzi of Dalzell and Chelsea Piper of Princeton were elected to the freshman programming board. “I...

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