IVCC Students ‘Prone’ to Musical Talent

Kacie Cusick, Social Media Manager

May 1, 2019

Make some room in your playlist for a new local band you are about to fall in love with: Prone. Prone is a music group new to the scene that consists of IVCC student Joey Trupiano and some of his talented peers including Bailey...

A Beacon of Hope: Radio Host Inspires People of Color in Selfless Act of Representation

Kacie Cusick and Sydney Johnson

April 30, 2019

Radio host Nadia Valentine drew students to room CTC-125 with her talk on her experiences as a person of color in the Illinois Valley on Feb. 25. The event was sponsored by the IVCC Diversity Team as part of the Black History...

IV Leader Hosts ICCJA

Submitted Story

April 25, 2019

For the third straight year, IV Leader, the student newspaper at Illinois Valley Community College, was awarded the Mike Foster Award for General Excellence, the highest award presented, at the Illinois Community College Journali...

The First Response To The IVCC First Responders

Ryan O'Rourke, Payton Erricson, and Griffin Tabor

April 4, 2019

The First Responder course at IVCC is a new course on campus with a serious problem: a lack of interest from students. The program, headed by Professor Nick Fish, is a 52-hour course aimed at informing students how to administer...

Mimic Mimics Academic Excellence Yet Again

Matthew Klein and Josh Woodward

April 4, 2019

Making Industry Meaningful in College (MIMIC) allows students to pursue real world opportunities while taking ownership of their original work. Being 25 years old, MIMIC is nothing newat IVCC. The program’s instr...

Off go the winter boots, on go the dance shoes

IVLeader, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017

Illinois Valley Community College’s Theatre department presents its annual holiday revue, “Jingle All the Way!” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 8 and 9 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10 in the Dr. Mary Margaret Weeg...

Future financial state of IVCC remains uncertain

Lindsey Bennett, Opinion Editor

April 27, 2017

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...

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