MIMIC reinvents for fair

MIMIC reinvents for fair

Drew Farrell and Elisabeth Farrell April 28, 2022

MIMIC, an award-winning IVCC program established in 1995, stands for “Making Industry Meaningful in College.” The goal of the organization is to recreate—that is, mimic—real-world situations for...

Nicolette Kendall

IVCC announces sophomore SGA officers

IV Leader Staff April 28, 2022

Nicolette Kendall of Streator has been elected president of the Illinois Valley Community College Student Government Association following recent sophomore elections. Ty Perin of Peru was elected Vice-President. Austin...

Medical Assistant grads

Medical Assistant program celebrates first graduation

IV Leader Staff April 28, 2022

Illinois Valley Community College’s Medical Assistant program celebrated seven gradates at its first graduation ceremony recently in the Dr. Mary Margaret Weeg Cultural Centre. Graduates include Brandee...

IV Leader recognized with excellence awards

Hope Beelman, IV Leader Editor April 28, 2022

Illinois Valley Community College’s student newspaper, IV Leader, won 16 awards in Division 2 of the Illinois Community College Journalism Association annual competition. All the entries were published...

(Left  to  right)  Zonta  International  District  6  Governor,  Anna  Weselak;  IVCC  student and SAGE member, Leah Meyers;  IVCC professor and SAGE faculty sponsor, Dr. Kimberly M. Radek-Hall; IVCC student and SAGE member Paige Blackburn;  and  IVCC  Foundation  Assistant/Alumni  Coordinator  and  Z  and  Golden Z Club Chair for District 6 of Zonta International, Janice Corrigan.

SAGE recognized as Golden Z Club

IV Leader Staff April 7, 2022

SAGE, Students Advocating Gender Equality, was recognized as a Golden Z club in an installation ceremony Tuesday, March 22 with members of the Zonta Clubs of LaSalle-Peru Area, Ottawa, and Streator attending. The...

Student Spotlight: Emily Walker

Drew Farrell, IV Leader Staff Writer April 7, 2022

The Student Government Association at Illinois Valley Community College works to provide and promote the welfare of college students. Emily Walker is a 2020 graduate of Ottawa Township High School. She...

Theatre Dept. April production

Theatre Dept. April production

IV Leader Staff April 7, 2022

Broadway Backwards is the music of Broadway with a twist! Male performers sing and dance Broadway showtunes traditionally sung by women, and vice versa. Several production numbers are included in this...

GSA returns with new name

Drew Farrell, IV Leader Staff Writer April 7, 2022

The Gay Straight Alliance is starting back up at Illinois Valley Community College. Only this time, they are now called the “Gender and Sexuality Alliance.” The GSA had their first meeting on Monday,...

IVCC PTK donation to IVAR auction

PTK donates to IVAR’s silent auction

IV Leader Staff April 7, 2022

Illinois Valley Community College’s Phi Theta Kappa chapter recently donated $500 in appliances to Illinois Valley Animal Rescue’s April 9 silent auction. Phi Theta Kappa co-president Dylan Zupec...

Student Spotlight: Madeline Rose Mudge

Madison Miranda, IV Leader Columnist April 7, 2022

At age 19, Madeline Rose Mudge is a current agriculture student at Illinois Valley Community College. “Agriculture runs through my blood,” Mudge expressed. Mudge plans to return home after her college...

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