Illinois Valley Community College’s One Book, One College community reads program second discussion of Eric Eyre’s “Death in Mud Lick: A Coal Country Fight Against the Drug Companies that Delivered the Opioid Epidemic” is at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29.

A total of 21 Illinois Valley Community College cannabis production certificate program students received $1,000 scholarships this fall funded by a $100,000 gift from NuEra.

Two sessions of the Cannabis Dispensary Agent/Patient Care Specialist program will be offered this fall through Illinois Valley Community College’s Continuing Education Center.

Illinois Valley Community College has second eight-week Certified Nursing Assistant classes beginning Wednesday, Oct. 13, at the main campus and Ottawa Center, 321 W. Main St.

William “Bill” Hunt, of Oglesby, was appointed to fill a nearly two-year vacancy on the Illinois Valley Community College board by trustees at a special meeting Thursday night.

An Illinois Valley Community College nursing admission information session will be from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8, via Zoom.