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IVCC awards over $1 million to 1,775 students

  OGLESBY – Illinois Valley Community College has awarded over $1 million to 1,775 students. They distributed over $1 million last week to more than 1,700 students who persisted in spring classes. Financial Aid director Eric Johnson said his office transmitted $1,039,644 from the ...Read more

Marseilles honors dispatchers for life saving work

MARSEILLES – The Marseilles Police Chief and the City Council honored men and women who acted to save the life of a resident last week. Dispatchers Stacy Fuentes, Jacqueline Boyer and Don Fransisco were able to respond quickly to administer CPR instructions over the phone to Kaylee White, ...Read more

IVCC Students to study abroad

OGLESBY – 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 first-year student looking to graduate with her AS and then transfer to the ...Read more

Nursing students collect supplies for IV PADS

OGLESBY- Illinois Valley Community College nursing instructors Chrissy Boughton and Tracey Antle led a monthlong campaign that collected a cartload of supplies for the Illinois Valley PADS shelter. The drive was the idea of students in Mental Health Nursing program who are required to do ...Read more