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Iowa Valley Celebrates Community College Month in April

The Iowa Valley Community College District celebrates Community College Month throughout April. The primary goals of Community College Month are to improve awareness of the economic, academic, and equity advantages of attending community colleges. “The past year has proved beyond any doubt that our college is absolutely vital to our community and our state,” said…

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Phi Theta Kappa Inducts 2020-21 All-Iowa Academic Team Members

The Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK) recognized outstanding academic achievement with the induction of several students to the All-Iowa Academic Team during a ceremony on March 24, 2021. The ceremony, generally held in Des Moines, was virtual this year. “We are proud to have an opportunity to highlight academic achievement,” said Joerg Rochlitzer, Professor…

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Phi Theta Kappa Honors All-Academic Achievement

DES MOINES – The Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK) will recognize outstanding academic achievement and honor several students with the All-Academic Team designation during a ceremony on March 24, 2021. The ceremony, generally held in Des Moines, will be virtual this year. “We are proud to have an opportunity to highlight academic achievement,” said…

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IVCCD Board Report – March 3 Meeting

The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors set a public hearing date for the Marshalltown campus exterior renovation project at Wednesday night’s board meeting. The project includes the renovation of the site and grounds surrounding the IVCCD – Marshalltown Campus Buildings. Work to include: Removal and replacement of exterior parking lots, enhancement to…

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Iowa Valley earns 2021-2022 Military Friendly® School Designation

Iowa Valley Community College District announced today that both Ellsworth Community College and Marshalltown Community College have earned the 2021-2022 Military Friendly® School designation. Institutions earning the Military Friendly® School designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. Over 1,200 schools participated in the 2021-2022 survey with 747 earning…

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Chancellor Fisher Receives Paragon Award from Phi Theta Kappa

The Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK) will recognize Iowa Valley Community College District Chancellor Kristie Fisher with the Paragon Award for New Presidents during PTK Catalyst 2021, the Society’s annual convention, broadcast live from Orlando, Florida, April 8-10. These awards are given to new college presidents who have shown strong support of student success…

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IVCCD Board Report – February 10 Meeting

IVCCD Board Learns of Construction Plans MARSHALLTOWN – The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors approved plans for an interior renovation project on the Marshalltown campus at Wednesday night’s board meeting. The scope of the remodel will include Dejardin Hall, lobby, entrance, restrooms, and hallway in the Iowa Valley Continuing Education wing. Marshalltown…

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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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