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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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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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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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