IVCC announces $2.1 million campaign for CTC technology
Nov. 8, 2011: Illinois
Valley Community College will launch its capital campaign for Community
Technology Center enhancements at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15 in Room C316.
$2.1 million campaign, entitled “It takes a community: preparing tomorrow’s
workforce today,” will provide technological and program enhancements within
the nearly 80,000-square-foot facility scheduled to open in late 2013.
are committed to making our first new main campus building in over three
decades an exceptional facility,” said IVCC President Jerry Corcoran.
opportunities have been established for individuals, corporations and
foundations making donations ranging from $1 million to $25,000 to enhance the
donations will provide the latest equipment and technology in order to make the
CTC an extraordinary learning environment,” Corcoran added.
CTC will be home to: nine career programs including electronics, computer-aided
design and renewable wind energy; one-stop student support services such as
admissions, counseling and financial aid; Adult Education; and Continuing
Education including a proposed Center for Innovation and Opportunity.
steering committee members include former State Sen. Gary Dahl of Granville,
Foundation director Jane Goetz of Ottawa, MAG Global President Daniel Janka of Cincinnati,
former Citizen’s First National Bank Executive Vice President Jim Miller of
Princeton, State Representative Frank Mautino of Spring Valley, Centrue Bank
Market President Everett Solon of Streator, retired lead partner for Deloitte,
William Taylor of Winnetka, and IVCC board chair Dennis Thompson of Princeton.
The launch event
will include remarks by Corcoran, Thompson and IVCC Foundation President O.J.
Stoutner. In addition, the 14-minute campaign DVD will be shown. The public is
welcome and refreshments will be served.
will precede the regular monthly meeting of the board at 7:30 p.m.
Groundbreaking for the CTC is set for 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8.