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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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Marshall County and Iowa Courts to Use Orpheum Theater

MARSHALLTOWN –  Marshall County and the Iowa Courts have entered into an agreement with Iowa Valley Community College to use the Orpheum Theater for overflow court proceedings. The agreement will begin July 22 and run through December 2020. “The Covid-19 pandemic, in conjunction with our being displaced from the Courthouse since the tornado in July…

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IVCCD Board Report – July 8 Meeting

MARSHALLTOWN – The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors reviewed the college catalog, now in an online format. The course catalogs for both Marshalltown Community College and Ellsworth Community College are available on the website. The course catalogs provide information on all associate of arts and career and technical programs of study including…

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IVCCD Board Report – June 10

IVCCD Board Hears Information about Strategic Agenda The Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board of Directors discussed the 2021-2023 Strategic Agenda with Chancellor Dr. Kristie Fisher. Fisher highlighted updates to the Strategic Agenda, which include creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for all students. The District will also take a strategic approach to partner…

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IVCCD Board Report – May 13

IVCCD Board Learns of Plans to Re-Open Campuses The Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board of Directors learned about a tentative plan to return to campus, beginning in June. The campuses have never closed; they have been providing classes and services throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, despite being closed to the public. The return to…

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FREE Mask Distribution Continuing at Marshalltown Community College

Non-medical face masks will be available for pick up at Marshalltown Community College, 3702 S. Center Street, Marshalltown. Masks will be provided at no cost, and can be picked up Tuesday, May 12 from 1:00 – 3:00 pm; Wednesday, May 13 from 5:00 – 6:00 pm; and Thursday May 14 from 1:00 – 3:00 pm….

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