Illinois Valley Community College is a two-year institution of higher learning located in Oglesby, Illinois, USA. The college serves a 2000sqmi district encompassing all of Putnam and parts of Bureau, LaSalle, DeKalb, Grundy, Lee, Livingston, and Marshall counties. The college sits on a 425acre campus that was constructed in 1972 and serves a student body of around 4500 students. The college was accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools in 1929. Illinois Valley Community College offers associate degrees and certificates. Associate in Applied Science degrees and certificates prepare students for employment upon completion of the program. Associate Degrees in Arts, Sciences, Engineering Sciences and General Studies are available for students wishing to transfer to a four-year institution. Besides the programs of study, IVCC provides student services, including counseling, free tutoring, an open computer lab, and an on-campus bookstore.HistoryLPO Junior CollegeIVCC was founded in 1924 under the name LaSalle-Peru-Oglesby Junior College with an entering class of 32 students studying in facilities provided by the LaSalle-Peru Township High School. The mission of the college during this time period was to lay the foundations for successful careers. The first president of the college was Dr. Thomas J. McCormack, who had served as superintendent of the high school since 1903.
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