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Orpheum Theater presents Fiesta de Perú on Sept. 18

The Orpheum Theater Center is hosting a Fiesta de Perú featuring brass band La Patronal on Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 7 pm at the Iowa Valley Continuing Education Center, 3702 S. Center St., in Marshalltown. Tickets are $12.50 each and will be sold at the door beginning at 6 pm; admission is free to MCC…

Outstanding Service Award recipients

IVCCD bestows numerous awards

Two individuals and one large group received Ambassador of the Year Awards, nine people received Outstanding Service Awards, four people were honored for a heroic life-saving rescue, one person was honored for leadership with heart, and 23 employees were recognized for their years of service at the annual Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) staff…

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Chris Duree receives IACCT Diversity Award

IVCCD Chancellor Dr. Chris Duree received the Iowa Association of Community College Trustees (IACCT) 2018 Iowa Outstanding Diversity/Equity Award at the annual IACCT conference held in Mason City last month. Because of the July 19 tornado, he and two others left the conference and returned to Marshalltown and he was not present when the award…

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Education & Training Center students share paths to success

There’s nothing a teacher enjoys more than hearing student success stories … and the same is true of community college board members. Jon Nunez, Director of Adult Literacy Programs at the Iowa Valley Education & Training Center at 206 E. Main St., introduced three of his students to the Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD)…

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Iowa Valley delays Bond Issue vote

The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors was informed this week that the $33 million general obligation bond vote that had been planned for Dec. 11 is being postponed due to the extensive tornado damages in Marshalltown. “We’ve decided it’s not ethically or morally correct to do a bond issue vote in December,”…

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Iowa Valley/MCC offers community support

In response to the vast and varied needs generated by the July 19 tornado that hit Marshalltown, Iowa Valley/Marshalltown Community College is responding to multiple requests for assistance. To facilitate access and help campus visitors find those they’re seeking, here’s a rundown of what’s happening and where: The national offices of American Red Cross will…

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IVCCD Board approves MCC athletic trainer contract

The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors approved a three-year agreement with Select Physical Therapy of Des Moines to provide two full-time athletic trainers for Marshalltown Community College when it met this week. The athletic trainers will provide on-campus physical therapy for student-athletes and instruct MCC’s Athletic Training program classes. Nick Harvey, MCC…

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Orpheum offers July Summer Family Movie Series

The Orpheum Theater Center at 220 E. Main St. is hosting a Summer Family Movie Series during the month of July. Family-friendly movies will be shown each Friday at 4 & 7 pm and Saturday at 1 & 4 pm. Admission is free thanks to local business sponsorships, but tickets must be obtained in advance….

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IVCCD reissues dormitory bonds to save $435,000

The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors took final action to refinance outstanding 2010 dormitory revenue bonds in an amount not to exceed $3.992 million when it met this afternoon. Bankers Trust Company of Des Moines was named the paying agent, bond registrar and transfer agent for the project. The Board approved a…

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IVCCD keeps tuition hike lower than state average

The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors set tuition, housing rates and meal plan rates for 2018-19 when it met this month in Grinnell. Next year’s tuition increase of $5 per credit hour continues the District’s trend of keeping its tuition raises lower than the state average for eight consecutive years. “We are…

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