Posts Tagged with ‘Illinois Valley Community College’

Illinois Valley Community College Establishes Transfer Agreement with NIU

October 14, 2015

Illinois Valley Community College (IVCC) recently signed an agreement with Northern Illinois University (NIU) to facilitate student transfers for some technical programs. The agreement will make it easier for IVCC manufacturing and technology students to continue on to earn a Bachelor of Science Degree at NIU’s Applied Manufacturing Technology program (in the College of Engineering […]

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Illinois Valley Community College Launches New Welding Website

October 6, 2015

Illinois Valley Community College (IVCC) recently launched its new welding website. The site highlights the college’s programs that provide training for entry into the highly in-demand field of welding. IVCC offers Associates in Applied Science degrees in production welding, AWS welding certification, and transfer options toward BS degrees at Northern Illinois University. Classes are small […]

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Growing the Future with 3D Printing

August 21, 2015

3D printing could start a revolution in home production. It is a low cost means of creating pieces from a variety of materials, including tools, prototypes, replacement parts, sculptures, toys, and much, much more. The 3D printers are small enough and low cost enough that they could wind up becoming commonplace in the home. Using this method […]

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Illinois Valley Manufacturers Scholarship

August 5, 2015

Interested in studying for a career in manufacturing? Want a scholarship for Illinois Valley Community College’s (IVCC) Certified Production Technician (CPT) Program? The Illinois Valley Manufacturers Scholarship covers approximately 50% of the IVCC program’s cost and can be used for tuition, fees, books, and supplies. According to Jennifer Scheri, IVCC Business Training Specialist, “each CPT graduate […]

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IVCC Receives Environmental Gold Standard for Building

June 24, 2015

Illinois Valley Community College (IVCC) has recently achieved the Gold Standard for Environmental Efficiency from the US Green Building Council for its Peter Miller Community Technology Center. The center is an 80,000 square foot facility that houses the college’s enrollment, career and technical programs. It was noted for its sustainable design, including its ability to […]

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Illinois Valley Community College Receives Major Scholarship Fund for Manufacturing

June 16, 2015

Illinois Valley Community College (IVCC) was recently presented with $25,000 in scholarship funds towards the study of manufacturing. The scholarship fund was awarded by the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association (IMA) Education Foundation. Bloke Carus, Vice Chair of the IMA Education Foundation, said “this scholarship award will assist manufacturing students with the cost of tuition, books, fees, transportation […]

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Illinois Valley Groups Come Together with Hopes to Attract Business

May 8, 2015

Groups from the Illinois Valley area, including LaSalle, Peru, Streator, Spring Valley, and Princeton have come together in an effort to attract jobs and businesses to the area. The group hopes to form the new Economic Development Corporation (EDC) of North Central Illinois in order to reach out to investors and businesses and bring them […]

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Opportunity for Certified Production Technicians at IVCC

January 6, 2015

The Certified Production Technician (CPT) program at Illinois Valley Community College (IVCC) offers great opportunity for students interested in manufacturing. Students, such as Everado Orozco of Mendota, IL, are seeing success as graduates of the school’s program. Everado graduated from the college’s CPT program in May 2014. He was quickly hired by Eakas and has […]

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Five Welding Scholarships Available at Illinois Valley Community College

December 15, 2014

Enbridge, a leading energy supplier, recently donated $5,000 to Illinois Valley Community College. The money will be used by the college’s welding program to fund five scholarships of $1,000. The hope is that the donation will encourage more students to consider studying to begin careers in welding. Click here to read the full My Web Times […]

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Scholarships Available to Study Manufacturing

November 6, 2014

Illinois Valley Community College is offering seven $1,500 scholarships to those interested in studying for careers as Certified Production Technicians. Various local manufacturers are offering further incentives through signing bonuses to those achieving certification and gaining employment at their organizations. Financial aid is also available. Applications will be reviewed starting Nov 19 and will continue […]

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