Planning on going hiking in a nature preserve this summer? Enjoy learning about the history of the Palos Fen Nature Preserve, which is located across the street from the college, in this online exhibit or check out the physical exhibit in the Library lounge.
In 1989 the Card Catalog at Moraine Valley Community College was no longer was updated. Then in 1991 the Card Catalog was put to rest through a funeral-like service put on by librarians. The video is in the link below.
January 9, 1994, the dedication ceremony for the Fine and Performing Arts Center (FPAC) occurred.
“Since that date, we have presented hundreds of performances representing dozens of different genres, exhibited nearly 100 professional artists in the art gallery, and seen over a half-million patrons come through our doors to explore the power of the arts.” – Tommy Hensel, Managing Director of the FPAC
To learn more about what the FPAC is offering for this season visit the Center’s website: https://www.morainevalley.edu/fpac/
View the physical exhibit in the Library’s lounge or to view the online exhibit visit the College Archive’s exhibit page:
The College Archives wishes everyone a safe and enjoyable holiday season.
Join us in celebrating this season by looking back to the 1997 Holiday Party celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Moraine Valley. A poem was read in honor of the anniversary and for all the original employees who were still employed at the time.
Afterwards stop by the glass case in the Library Lounge and see some familiar librarian faces from the past celebrating the holidays.
While you’re getting your pumpkins ready for the 2018 Pumpkin Contest take a break by viewing the Pumpkins of the Past exhibit brought to you by the College Archives. These pumpkins are from 2003, 2007, 2016, and 2017.
Don’t forget to check out the Pumpkin Contest Information page for contest information.
In 1993, Moraine Valley celebrated its 25th Anniversary. The college put together a capsule of items that represented the college in that time period. In the fall of 2017 the capsule was unearthed and opened. These items are now on display in the library lounge display case. Check out the items that represented Moraine Valley in 1993 from the Moraine Valley Troll to the items from the McDonald’s that was on campus.