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...

IVCC students Sabrina Belmonte, left, and Raven Bridges.

IVCC students to study abroad this summer

IV Leader Staff April 28, 2022

This summer, Illinois Valley Community College students’ Sabrina Belmonte of Mendota and Raven Bridges of LaSalle will be taking advantage the college’s study abroad opportunities. Bridges is a...

Michael Cortez waiting for a pitch in the batters box.

Men’s baseball reflects with positivity

Drake Weber, Madison Miranda, and Noah Simon April 28, 2022

Assistant Coach Nick Harsted was asked about how he became a coach for the team, how the season has gone so far, and what the expectations are for the rest of the season. When he was asked about how...

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March Madness

Noah Simon, IV Leader Sports Editor and Columnist April 7, 2022

Kansas overcomes a 16 point deficit to beat North Carolina in National Championship 72:69. An incredible comeback saw Kansas tie the game half way through the second half, and then use their moment to...

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...

MIMIC Fair participants to present ‘travel-friendly’ products

MIMIC Fair participants to present ‘travel-friendly’ products

Elisabeth Farrell, IV Leader Staff Writer April 7, 2022

Illinois Valley Community College will be hosting its 25th annual MIMIC Fair on April 20. It will begin at 9 a.m. in rooms CTC124 and 125, and end at 2 p.m. The MIMIC fair is an event run by students...

Tyler Gustafson

Basketball seasons reach finale

Noah Simon, IV Leader Sports Editor March 17, 2022

Chris Herman has been the head Men’s Basketball coach for IVCC for eight years now. As his father was also a former basketball head coach, coaching came quite naturally to him after previously playing...

IVCC announces no tuition increase

Nathan Orlandi and Nyah Nowakowski March 17, 2022

Illinois Valley Community College announced that there will be no tuition increase this year for students taking classes. This has been the fifth consecutive year IVCC has not increased tuition. The...


Register early for summer and fall

Madison Miranda and Drake Weber March 17, 2022

Registering early for classes can have several benefits for students since they may fill up quickly. By registering early, students’ chances of signing up for a preferable schedule will increase. “The...

Black History Month Poetry Reading

Black History Month events at IVCC

IV Leader Staff March 17, 2022

Illinois Valley Community College celebrated Black History Month with a variety of events. Students, staff and faculty were encouraged to participate in a live poetry reading on Wednesday, Feb. 16 by...

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