COVID-19 Update

Check https://www.iavalley.edu/about-the-district/covid-19-updates/ for updates regarding IVCCD’s responses to COVID-19.

At this time, our campuses are open to select students and employees only. Registrations are now being accepted for MCC/IVG and ECC students enrolling in Summer (entirely online) and Fall (on campus and online) courses. Select IVCE courses are slowly resuming as soon as feasible with smaller numbers of students in each class. Thank you for your continued understanding and support!

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Marshalltown Community College to Serve as TestIowa Site

Marshalltown Community College, located at 3700, S. Center Street, will serve as a test site for the TestIowa initiative. Testing will take place from noon to 6 pm, May 28 and May 29. The Iowa National Guard will be administering tests for COVID-19 in a drive-through testing format. Marshall County Emergency Management, Iowa Homeland Security…

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FREE Mask Distribution at Orpheum Theater

Non-medical fabric face masks will be available for pick up at the Orpheum Theater, 220 E. Main Street, Marshalltown. Masks will be provided at no cost, and can be picked up from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, Thursday and Friday. There will be a limit of two (2) masks per vehicle, and four (4) available…

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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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Orpheum Theater Receives Grant Funds

The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs (IDCA) announced today that it has awarded $191,000 in grants to Iowa artists and small nonprofit arts organizations who are experiencing the financial impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. The Friends of the Orpheum Theater, a support organization to the IVCCD’s Orpheum Theater, received a $2500 grant from the IDCA…

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Mask Distribution Beginning April 28 at Marshalltown Community College

Beginning Tuesday, April 28, non-medical face masks will be available for pick up at Marshalltown Community College, 3702 S. Center Street, Marshalltown, from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Masks will be distributed Tuesday through Friday. When picking up a mask, cars are asked to enter campus using the north entrance, and follow the signs to…

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IVCCD Board Meeting Minutes – April 22

IVCCD Board Approves Jobs Training Agreements The Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board of Directors learned about hands-on education opportunities available to students through two jobs training programs available with local businesses. All opportunities were approved by the Board. The Board learned the benefits of continuing a jobs training agreement between ASI Signs in…

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Responding to COVID-19

The month of April is a time when students are usually wrapping up spring semester classes and looking toward their next steps. The COVID-19 pandemic has altered the timeline for students and faculty alike this year, but Iowa Valley is taking steps to ensure that Ellsworth Community College and Marshalltown Community College students don’t miss…

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Mastering The Art of the Pivot

By Dr. Kristie Fisher As you know, our world changed in the blink of an eye. We went from classes, social events and family gatherings to staying home whenever possible. As a society, we learned about the importance of social distancing in order to flatten the curve and slow the spread of COVID-19. We had…

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Nursing reaccreditation visit triumphs over COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic made its presence felt locally, Iowa’s colleges and universities began scrambling to figure out how to support students and continue teaching and learning in an online format. It was in the midst of that chaos, on Mar. 19 & 20, when the Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) nursing programs were…

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