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IVCC offers students chance for college credit over winter break

Winter intersession begins Dec. 21, runs through Jan. 7

For the first time, Illinois Valley Community College is offering students the opportunity to pick up online college credit over holiday break.

IVCC’s new “Winter Intersession” begins Dec. 21 and runs through Jan. 7.

“These courses provide an opportunity for our students to get ahead and for university students home for break to pick up a class at our low tuition rate,” said Vice President for Student Services Mark Grzybowski.

The 18-day session includes online courses in:

  • Introduction to Chemistry (CHM1000) with Promise Yong;
  • Wellness (HPE1000) and First-Aid (HPE1004) with Tony Ruda;
  • Introduction to Psychology (PSY1000) with Jill Urban-Bollis;
  • Marriage and Family (SOC1002) with Rick Mangold; and
  • Intercultural Communications (SPH1003) with Cory Tomasson.

For information, call Student Services at 815-224-0361.