Project Success
 Student Support Services

Krystal Lopez

Krystal Lopez, Most Active Participant, 2024

Participation is the cornerstone of Project Success.  We offer many activities throughout the year.  Points are assigned to each activity in our area plus working with tutors in the Tutoring & Writing Center.  Our activities may include using our study area, computer lab, attending cultural events, workshops, college visits as well as seeing one’s counselor regularly. 

Make the most of your membership of Project Success by taking advantage of these student success sessions!


In the Fall and Spring semester workshops are offered on a variety of topics. Many of them deal with how to be a more successful student, study skills, stress management and financial literacy. Topics include:

  • Time Management: Time Savy Solutions
  • FAFSA SOS: Financial Aid Essentials
  • Write and Thrive Workshop
  • Wellness Wednesday
  • Smart & Savy Eating
  • IVCC Foundation Scholarship Workshop

fall 21 workshopTina Hardy leads a workshop about how to be successful in college.

Cultural Events

Project Success students are exposed to cultural events that may not be afforded to students from disadvantaged backgrounds. All events are free to Project Success participants. Past events have included:

  • Morton Arboretum
  • Chicago Food Tour 
  • Starved Rock Lunch/River Cruise
  • Blue Man Group
  • Dinner and a Movie
  • Bowling

Morton Arboretum Students enjoying the great outdoors to our trip to Morton Arboretum!

UIUC visit  Students at a transfer day at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

End of Year Recognition Event

The End of Year Recognition event is an annual event in May where we honor graduates, transfers, leaders and award winners. It is a time to celebrate with all of our students the ending to another successful year.
EOY recognition event

Graduates and transfer students- 2024 End of Year Celebration.