Clubs and Organizations
The IVCC Ag Club extends the knowledge of agriculture though activities,
Leadership, and involvement.
Willard Mott, Ph: 815-224-0413 Willard_Mott@ivcc.edu
American Chemical Society (CHEM
The American Chemical Society promotes exchange between students studying
chemistry and the chemical sciences at IVCC. Another goal of this chapter
is to provide outreach to the community through volunteer projects in schools
and to participate in National Chemistry Week activities each year.
Membership is open to any student studying chemistry, chemical engineering, or
another chemical science at IVCC.
Matt Johll, Ph: 815-224-0468 Matt_Johll@ivcc.edu
The IVCC Automotive Club is focused on giving
students a real world, hands-on learning experience in the automotive
field. Students will gain knowledge, skills, and experience by working
together on community projects outside of the classroom.
Shane Lange, Ph: 815-224-0219 Shane_Lange@ivcc.edu
The IVCC Bio Club is a student-led organization
aimed to unify individuals with a shared interest in the biological
sciences. Our purpose is to promote a greater understanding of science
and to inspire the minds of other students.
Lauri Carey, Ph: 815-224-0217 Lauri_Carey@ivcc.edu
Keith King, Ph: 815-224-0201 Keith_King@ivcc.edu
Criminal Justice Association
The Illinois Valley Community College Criminal
Justice Association shall provide all interested students the opportunity to
explore the criminal justice profession through activities that build an
in-depth understanding of the criminal justice system through establishing
comradery, ethical standards beyond reproach, and that all voices are equal.
Diversity of all persons and perspectives shall be supported through
unquestionable respect and humanitarian efforts that promote the mission of the
CJA within the IVCC community as well as our communities served.
Kevin Hermes, Ph: 815-224-0491 Kevin_Hermes@ivcc.edu
Economics Student Association
The goals of the ESA are to: 1) Promote interest in the field of
Economics and provide information relating to career development 2) Promote an understanding and appreciation
by the IVCC academic community of the nature of economic
issues 3) Provide a forum for the presentation of innovative ideas
to the benefit of the academic community.
David Barnes, Ph: 815- 224-0519 David_Barnes@ivcc.edu
Human Services Organization
The Human Services Organization serves the Illinois Valley area from within
IVCC as a hands-on resource, working to develop partnerships with related human
services and social welfare organizations in our communities. Developing
careers, public awareness, education and volunteerism, this organization shall
be open to anyone on campus showing interest towards the Human Service field or
related fields i.e., Nursing, Criminal Justice, Early Childhood Education
etc. Monthly activities, events and meetings are held on and off campus.
Jean Batson-Turner, Ph: 815-224-0268 Jean_BatsonTurner@ivcc.edu
Indefinite Limit is a student-driven group that encourages members to take an
active role in the club’s planning and execution each semester. There are
opportunities to share about mathematics, plan events, and support fellow
students of the college and community through engaging activities and
fundraisers. Membership is open to any student studying math at any
Dawn Wiggins, Ph: 815-224-0339 Dawn_Wiggins@ivcc.edu
Physics Club explores the problems of physics in a social environment, to
introduce students to the various applications of physics in the world, and to
introduce lower year students to upper year students for tutoring.
Dominic Sarsah, Ph: 815-224-0470 Dominic_Sarsah@ivcc.edu
Open to all students, Psych Club fosters personal growth, community service,
and career development. The group
encourages intellectual and social exchange among students, faculty, and other
social science professionals.
IVCC’s Psych Club has sponsored educational programs, social events, and
Betsy Klopcic, Ph: 815-224-0208 Betsy_Klopcic@ivcc.edu
Organization of Dental Assistants)
SODA is a club open to all students
enrolled in IVCC’s Dental Assisting Program.
Past activities included: Fund raisers; Oral Health instruction for WIC
mothers; Oral Health instruction for head-start and elementary school children;
an Oral Cancer prevention booth on campus; attendance at the Chicago Midwinter
Dental Convention; and sponsorship of continuing education seminars for area
Heather Seghi, Ph: 815-224-0359 Heather_Seghi@ivcc.edu
Student Nurses Association
The Student Nurses Association was organized to promote professionalism in the
field of nursing and is open to all students accepted and enrolled in the
Nursing classes. SNA values lifelong volunteering, not only in our
community but also within our chosen profession of nursing. This
organization promotes this ideal and hopefully helps the students to understand
the importance of giving something back to our community and profession.
Ph: 815-224-0525 Laura_Hodgson@ivcc.edu
Anna Bruch, Ph: 815-224-0320 Anna_Bruch@ivcc.edu
TEACH Unified is an IVCC student led group for
future educators and other IVCC students who are interested in working with
children. The purpose of the club is to spark an awareness of child
related behaviors, interests, and issues within the college, the community, the
state, and through the nation. Club members will be involved in hands on
and outreach projects that are inclusive to all children and learners as they
seek the change desired in education.
Jill Urban-Bollis, Ph: 815-224-0429, Jill_UrbanBollis@ivcc.edu
Tina Hardy, Ph: 815-224-0284, Tina_Hardy@ivcc.edu
Women in Tech
Women in Tech is a student group dedicated to
helping women in non-traditional, technical fields bond and succeed in their
chosen field of study..
Dorene Data, Ph: 815- 224-0221 Dorene_Data@ivcc.edu
Gina Elias, Ph: 815-224-0329 Gina_Elias@ivcc.edu