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IVCCD Board Report – January 13 Meeting

Bid Opening Dates Announced MARSHALLTOWN – At their January 13 meeting, the Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors held a public hearing and approved the plans, specifications, form of contract, and estimated cost for the Iowa Valley Community College District – Ellsworth Community College Locker Rooms and Activity Center project and set the…

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IVCCD Board Report – December 9 Meeting

Larry Johnson to Continue as President of the IVCCD Board MARSHALLTOWN – The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors elected officers for the 2021 calendar year. Larry Johnson will continue as Board President, Paul Pohlson will serve as Vice President. Barbara Jennings will continue to serve as Board Secretary, and Kathleen Pink will…

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Iowa Valley Community College District Adjusts Dates for Spring Term

The Iowa Valley Community College District has adjusted the dates for the spring term. The spring semester will begin on January 19 and run through May 7, 2021. Classes will be held in-person, with opportunities for virtual learning. The semester will not include a week for spring break. The District made the difficult decision to…

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Marshall County Extends Use of Orpheum Theater

MARSHALLTOWN –  Marshall County and the Iowa Courts have extended the agreement with Iowa Valley Community College to use the Orpheum Theater for overflow court proceedings. The agreement which began July 22, 2020, was extended through August 31, 2021. “We appreciate the chance to contribute to the Marshalltown community and the Iowa Courts system by…

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IVCCD Board Report – November 11 Meeting

IVCCD Board Reviews COVID Safety Protocols MARSHALLTOWN – The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors learned about the disruptions of the athletic seasons due to COVID-19. Nate Forsyth, Athletic Director at Ellsworth Community College, and John Kriebs, Athletic Director at Marshalltown Community College reported on the NJCAA decision to delay fall sports until…

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IVCCD Board Report – September 9 Meeting

MARSHALLTOWN – The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors learned about the district-wide effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19 on our campuses. Student health and safety protocols are in place, and students are receiving regular reminders to use face coverings and wash hands. Sanitization stations are located throughout campus, including in each…

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IVCCD Board Report – August 12 Meeting

OPN Architects Reviews Renovation Plans With IVCCD Board MARSHALLTOWN – The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors heard information about the upcoming renovation at Marshalltown Community College, Ellsworth Community College, and Iowa Valley Grinnell by the OPN Architects out of Des Moines. The overall focus for the projects are improving the student experience…

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Johnson Honored as John P. Kibbie Award Winner

Larry W. Johnson, Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board Member of 34 years, was honored with the John P. Kibbie Award by the Iowa Association of Community College Trustees (IACCT) during the August 12 Board Meeting. With nearly 34 years of dedicated service, Johnson is the longest-serving Board Member in the history of the…

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MCC and Iowa Valley Focused on Classes Beginning August 24, Despite Storm Damage

A severe wind storm ripped through central Iowa on Monday, August 11, causing damage to the Iowa Valley Community College District campuses. The Marshalltown Community College, Iowa Valley Grinnell, and Iowa Valley Continuing Education campuses received the most damage. Despite sustaining damage, fall classes are scheduled to begin August 24. On the Marshalltown campus, there…

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Iowa Valley TRIO Programs Awarded Funding

The Iowa Valley Community College District has been selected to receive funding through the U.S. Department of Education for the TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) Program. The funding, shared in the form of a grant, will be received over a five-year period running through the 2024-2025 academic year. This is the 3rd SSS grant approval…

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MCC and Iowa Valley Focused on Classes Beginning August 24, Despite Storm Damage