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Dr. Kristie Fisher is third IVCCD Chancellor candidate

Dr. Kristie Fisher, Senior Director of National Associations & Market Engagement for ACT Inc., is the third of four candidates who will be interviewed for the Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Chancellor position. Dr. Fisher will participate in a two-day interview process Mar. 27-28 on the Marshalltown, Grinnell and Ellsworth campuses. Faculty, staff, students…

Dr. Chris Duree

IVCCD’s Bond Referendum: A Critical Need

By Dr. Chris Duree On Feb. 13, the Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors voted unanimously to approve a resolution calling for a special election on April 2, 2019, for voters to approve a bond issue not to exceed $32 million (cost is $3.38 per month extra for an $100,000 assessed home value)….

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Dr. Joe DeHart is second IVCCD Chancellor candidate

Dr. Joe DeHart, Provost of the DMACC Newton Campus, is the second of four candidates who will be interviewed for the Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Chancellor position. Dr. DeHart will participate in a two-day interview process Mar. 25-26 on the Marshalltown, Grinnell and Ellsworth campuses. Faculty, staff, students and community members will have…

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Dr. Martin Reimer is first IVCCD Chancellor candidate

Dr. Martin Reimer, Provost of Ellsworth Community College, is the first of four candidates who will be interviewed for the Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Chancellor position. Dr. Reimer will participate in a two-day interview process Mar. 20-21 on the Marshalltown, Grinnell and Ellsworth campuses. Faculty, staff, students and community members will have an…

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‘Socks in the Frying Pan’ performs Mar. 15

The Orpheum Theater Center will host a pre-St. Patrick’s Day concert by Irish musicians “Socks in the Frying Pan” on Friday, Mar. 15. The performance will be in the Fisher Community Center auditorium from 7 to 9 pm. Socks in the Frying Pan is a multi-award winning trio from County Clare on the West coast of…

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Four IVCCD Chancellor candidate visits scheduled

The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors met in closed session this afternoon to discuss the IVCCD Chancellor Search Committee’s recommendations for candidates. The Board took no action upon returning to open session and adjourning, but a schedule for the candidate visits has been released. The Board will bring four finalists to the…

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IVCCD approves budget, facility repairs

MARSHALLTOWN – The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors approved the 2019-2020 fiscal year budget and moved forward with several facility projects when it met this week in Marshalltown. After a public hearing with no comments received, the Board approved the District’s 2019-2020 budget of $49.6 million. IVCCD’s tax rate for the coming…

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IVCCD Bond Referendum overview

The Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board of Directors has voted to put a $32 million General Obligation Bond Referendum before voters on Tuesday, April 2. Approval of the bond referendum will help the District do the following: Support dual credit programs that allow high school students to get needed job training and save…

Rachael Koehler

The making of an Edventure

By Rachael Koehler Edventure, Iowa Valley Continuing Education’s course schedule, contains course offerings that enhance career development and deepen personal enrichment. Our mission is to provide courses that increase your skills and knowledge to boost job productivity and career potential or fulfill personal desires. As an IVCE Program Developer, I look for courses that are…

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Prepare to ‘Romance the Language’ on Feb. 25!

(NOTE: This event was originally scheduled for Feb. 12; it has been rescheduled to Feb. 25 due to weather, and will be held in a different room at MCC.) Winter weather should never stand in the way of romance, right? Holding firmly to that belief, the Marshalltown Community College Humanities Division and Orpheum Theater Center…

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