IV Leader is the student newspaper of Illinois Valley Community College


Future financial state of IVCC remains uncertain

Lindsey Bennett, Opinion Editor

April 27, 2017

Filed under Featured News, News

IVCC still has not received the allotted budget for fiscal year 2017. With fiscal year 2018 quickly approaching, IVCC expects very little help from the state in terms of operating funds. Cheryl Roelfsema, Vice President for...

Starved Rock not only place to see bald eagles

Kyle Russell, Senior Photographer

April 27, 2017

Filed under A&E, Featured A&E

It is an iconic symbol, not only for our our school, but also for our country. It is a species of bird that resides in all seven continents and includes more than 60 different variations with only two native to the United States. It...

Dan Retoff: An Inspiration

Alyssa McCauley, IV Leader Staff Writer

April 27, 2017

Filed under News, Staff

Dan Retoff, one of Illinois Valley Community College's instructors, has devoted years of his life to better our school. Retoff has taught classes in Yoga, Thai Chi, Human Growth and Development, Philosophy of Ethics, and Anatomy. He ho...

Goetz Elected Chair at IVCC

Michaela Smith, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017

Filed under News

Jane Goetz of Ottawa was elected chair at a special reorganizational meeting of the Illinois Valley Community College board Monday. Goetz was elected to a six-year term in 2013.   Trustees also elected Everett Solon of...

IVCC Softball: New faces, new challenges

Austin Mueller and Michael Olsen

March 9, 2017

Filed under Featured Sports, Sports

The IVCC women’s softball team knows that they are going to have a target on their back this season after making a run to the JUCO National Playoffs this past May. With a challenging schedule ahead, the Lady Eagles boast...

Flying high

Flying high

February 16, 2017

IV Leader is the student newspaper of Illinois Valley Community College