Contact: Fran Brolley at - 815.224.0466

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Nov. 1 CTC Grand Opening invite

Capital Campaign
Major Gifts

$1 million – Miller Group Charitable Trust,November 2011
$100,000 -  Bill and Dian Taylor March 2012
$99,000 – USDA Rural Business Enterprise June2012
$25,000 -  IVCC Employee ContributionsJanuary 2012
$9,529 Miscellaneous Contributions
$300,000 – MAG IAS
Total - $2.09 million of $2.1 million goal

CTC Press Releases

Financial Plus pushes IVCC campaign over goal
$200,000 CTC appropriation made possible by Mautino
IVCC opens Peter Miler Community Technology Center
State OKs $23 million in CTC funding
CTC funding released
Governor announces CTC funding
IVCC announces $2.1 million campaign for CTC technology
Miller Charitable Trust makes $1 million gift to CTC campaign
IVCC breaks ground on $30.5 million CTC project
IVCC Employees donate $25,000 to CTC campaign
William and Dian Taylor Student Development Commons to honor Winnetka couple’s $100,000 Community Technology Center pledge
Barnes’ donate $1,000 to CTC campaign
$99,000 USDA grant to fund wind equipment
Manufacturing grant funds mechatronics purchase
IVCC partners with manufacturing giants to enhance CTC technology


Peter Miller Community Technology Center Photos and Updates
Peter Miller Community Technology Center Overview
Peter Miller Community Technology Center Groundbreaking
Community Technology Center Capital Campaign
Geothermal Field
Storm Water Detention Pond
Interior Sketches as of February 2012
CTC Prospectus (PDF)


Natural Science Lab Overview
Ottawa Center Overview
Physical Science Lab Overview
Truck Driver Training Building and Skills Path Overview


Construction Projects
Interior Sketches as of February 2012

IVCC under construction early 70s

Construction Projects

Illinois Valley Community College opened in 1924 as LaSalle-Peru-Oglesby Junior College on the campus of LaSalle-Peru Township High School.  Over 85 years later, IVCC continues its vision of leading the community in learning, working and growing:

  • 1966 ... LPO becomes Illinois Valley Community College
  • 1968 ... Classes are held at 12 temporary buildings across the river west of Oglesby
  • 1972 ... Permanent campus dedicated
  • 1980 ... Cultural Centre added to the main campus
  • 2010 ... Ottawa Center opens to better serve the eastern half of the district
  • The Peter Miller Community Technology Center is scheduled to open on main campus early 2014

IVCC under construction early 70s 2IVCC temporary campus 1968-72