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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

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

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Interior Sketches as of February 2012
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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.

The $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.

“We are committed to making our first new main campus building in over three decades an exceptional facility,” said IVCC President Jerry Corcoran.

Naming opportunities have been established for individuals, corporations and foundations making donations ranging from $1 million to $25,000 to enhance the facility.

“Private donations will provide the latest equipment and technology in order to make the CTC an extraordinary learning environment,” Corcoran added.

The 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.

Campaign 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.

The ceremony 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.