One Book, One College continues

IV Leader Staff

IVCC will continue conversations from the fall semester with a professional talk with Luke Tomsha, Founder and Executive Director of the Perfectly Flawed Foundation in LaSalle, that will include his perspectives as someone who directly works with opioid use, addiction, and substance use issues in our community.

There will be additional opportunities continuing through the spring semester.

Students, faculty, staff, and community members are welcome to these events and conversations, regardless of whether you have read this year’s text selection, “Death in Mud Lick: A Coal Country Fight Against the Drug Companies That Delivered the Opioid Epidemic” by Pulitzer Prize winning Investigative Journalist Eric Eyre. However, if you are interested in reading and have not yet, Jacobs Library has copies for check out.

The first panel discussion of the new year for One Book, One College was recently held on Wednesday, Feb. 16.

All are encouraged to visit for more information on upcoming events.

Ongoing opportunities to stay connected include featured films, such as “Opioids, Inc.” and “Warning: This Drug May Kill You,” as well as viewing the provide