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Kim Radek-Hall: A profile

Chase Ochsner, Staff Writer

May 2, 2018

Filed under Featured News, Movies, News

Kim Radek, English and Film Professor at Illinois Valley Community College, has been inspiring college students since the 1990s. Radek wanted to “work with college students because I enjoyed college considerably…and realized I ...

News Briefs

Staff, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018

Filed under Featured News, News

Adult Education event slated for May 15 Illinois Valley Community College’s Adult Education program will honor those who have passed the GED test to earn a high school equivalency, have obtained citizenship and hav...

Skoflanc moves on to other art

Madalyn Robbins and Riley Johnson, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018

Filed under Featured News, News

Francie Skoflanc, retiring IVCC Graphic Design Technology program director and instructor, had always been the artistic type, finding art as a way to entertain herself as an only child and discovering she enjoyed it. ...

‘You can’t work forever’: Sankovich retires

Martha Hoffman, Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2018

Filed under Featured News, News

“This is is a low-stress job, and sometimes I ask myself why I’m leaving, but you can’t work forever,” said retiring IVCC accounting professor Mike Sankovich. He began teaching accounting part time at IVCC in 19...

Cook Fesperman wins award

Brittany Marx, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018

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Amanda Cook Fesperman is the 2018 recipient of Illinois Valley Community College’s Stephen Charry Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence. The goal of this award is to recognize instructors and counselors for exceptiona...

Honor society welcomes 43 members

Staff, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018

Filed under News, Student Life

IVCC’s Rho Omega chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, gained 43 new members this spring semester. New members are: Kelly Alley, Mitchell Andersen, Tony Bacidore, Creighton Barnett, Samuel Becker, Rachel Black, Elle Bottom, ...

SKD award winners

Staff, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018

Filed under Featured News, News

Illinois Valley Community College’s Catie Calderon of La Salle earned a second in personal essay and Taylor Johnson of Tonica a second in literary analysis at the recent Sigma Kappa Delta writing competition in Cincinnati. ...

Klieber shows fitness is a lifestyle for everyone

Erica Lawless, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018

Filed under Featured News, News

Tracie Klieber wishes students would realize that every time they step into the fitness center or a gym, it’s an opportunity to change their health and their life. Klieber is a 57-year-old fitness instructor at Illinois Valley...

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