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Education

'Explore IVCC' set for March 26

OGLESBY — Illinois Valley Community College will open its classrooms and labs for “Explore IVCC” from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 26.

This free event, for prospective students and their parents, begins with a panel of students as part of the welcome portion of the evening in the Dr. Mary Margaret Weeg Cultural Centre.

Attendees will then meet deans and faculty from various programs who will discuss majors and give tours of labs. Current IVCC students will share their experiences and counselors will be available to discuss the college’s many academic programs.

Other topics include financial aid, student support services, scholarships and transfer services. Free limited-edition IVCC T-shirts and food are provided to attendees.

Aseret Loveland, assistant director of admissions, records and transfer services, said, “From industry-standard equipment in classrooms to creating relationships with local employers, IVCC has a lot of exciting opportunities to offer students.”

She added, “Everything we will cover during ‘Explore’ is essential for individuals considering enrolling this summer or fall; we encourage guests to attend the entire program.”

RSVP at www.ivcc.edu/events or call 815-224-0439. Summer registration begins April 4 and fall begins April 10.

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