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IVCCD Board Report – November 10

IVCCD Board Learns About Academic Engagement IOWA FALLS – Ellsworth Community College Director of Student Success, Tracy Crippin-Haake, provided an update on the early alert systems Ellsworth Community College and Marshalltown Community College use to improve student retention through timely intervention. Academic advisors and coaches receive weekly reports of students who are struggling, and those…

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IVCCD Board Report – October 13

IVCCD Board Learns About Enrollment Trends MARSHALLTOWN – The Board of Directors learned about a dip in Fall 2021 enrollment at the Iowa Valley Community College District. The Board reviewed a report on student demographics, comparing the current year to previous years in the areas of gender, race, ethnicity, residency, and age. Current credit enrollment…

IVCCD Students and Faculty Participate in Movie Trailer

When Hollywood was looking for a German advisor for the short film, they didn’t need to look further than Ellsworth Community College’s own Joerg Rochlitzer, Social Sciences Faculty and German-native. Rochlitzer served as a WWII German advisor for the production crew, and, through conversation, convinced Hollywood producers to film the movie trailer in Iowa Falls,…

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IVCCD Board Report – September 8

IVCCD Approves Sale of Orpheum Theater IOWA FALLS – The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors approved a Letter of Intent for the sale of the Orpheum Theater Center to the Marshalltown Community School District at the Board meeting on Wednesday, September 8. The school district will take over possession in 2022. The…

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IVCCD Bestows Ambassador of the Year Award

During the Marshalltown Community College first week of class (dubbed the Week of Welcome), MCC recognized people and organizations that have made a notable contribution to the campus communities. Director of Residence Life and Student Engagement, Chris Brees, presented the Ambassador of the Year award: Ambassador of the Year: The Ambassador of the Year Awards…

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IVCCD Honors Years of Service

During the Iowa Valley Community College District All Staff Day, held August 17 at Ellsworth Community College, the District recognized the years of service of faculty and staff members. Honorees included the following: 35 Years – P.J. Colbert, MCC English Faculty; and Steve Muntz, MCC Broadcasting/Digital Media Faculty. 30 Years – Valerie Forrest, District Office…

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IVCCD Bestows Ambassador of the Year Awards

During the Iowa Valley Community College District All Staff Day held on August 17 at Ellsworth Community College, the District recognized several individuals that have contributed to the success of the campus communities. IVCCD Chancellor Dr. Kristie Fisher presented the awards as follows: Ambassador of the Year: The Ambassador of the Year Awards are presented…

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IVCCD Bestows Outstanding Service Awards

During the Iowa Valley Community College District All Staff Day, held August 17 at Ellsworth Community College, the District recognized several campus leaders who have made a remarkable difference to the campus communities. IVCCD Chancellor Dr. Kristie Fisher presented the awards as follows: Outstanding Service Awards: The purpose of the Outstanding Service Awards is to…

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IVCCD Board Report – August 11 Meeting

IVCCD Board Learns of Updated COVID Safety Protocols MARSHALLTOWN – The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors learned about the District’s plans to address COVID-19 for the upcoming academic year. Chancellor Fisher affirmed that the community colleges in the state of Iowa are following the guidance set forth for the K-12 schools. The…

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