Campus Update

The Iowa Valley/Marshalltown Community College campus did not sustain any damage during the July 19 tornado. Our campus and offices are open from 8 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday, as usual. The Orpheum Theater Center is substantially damaged and will be closed until further notice; most upcoming events have been relocated (see for details). Orpheum offices are temporarily relocated to the MCC Faust Student Union.

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Buena Vista University celebrates 35 years in Marshalltown

Marshalltown Community College faculty, staff and students joined Buena Vista University in celebrating BVU’s 35th anniversary of offering educational programs and services on the MCC campus. Speakers included Dr. Joshua Merchant, BVU President, and Dr. Chris Duree, IVCCD Chancellor. Pictured is a ceremonial signing of a lease agreement between the two colleges with Dr. Robin…

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Board learns about “the trip of a lifetime”

The Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board of Directors heard about the May 2017 study trip to Germany and France when it met this month. ECC Social Sciences Faculty Joerg Rochlitzer introduced four students who participated in the trip, and two of them shared details and photos with the Board. Rochlitzer chaperoned and guided…

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Yvonne Mallory retires from IVCCD Board

Yvonne Mallory of Toledo chaired her final Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board meeting this week. She was elected to the IVCCD Board of Directors in 2000 and has served as Board President since 2015. She has also served as Iowa Valley’s representative to the Iowa Association of Community College Trustees (IACCT) Board of…

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Attitude Check: ‘Tell Me Something Good!’

By Dr. Chris Duree As the Iowa State Fair draws to a close each August, those of us who are passionate about our work in the field of education are anxious for the return of our faculty and students. Throughout Iowa Valley Community College District, there is an obvious renewed sense of excitement as our…

2017 Outstanding Service Award recipients

IVCCD bestows outstanding service and longevity awards

Two individuals and one committee received Ambassador of the Year Awards, nine individuals received Outstanding Service Awards, and 28 employees were recognized for their years of service at the annual Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) staff in-service day last week. The employees represent all units of IVCCD, including Ellsworth Community College (ECC), Marshalltown Community…

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IVCCD focuses on outreach to Hardin, Tama Counties

The Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board of Directors heard about outreach efforts with Hardin and Tama Counties when it met this month. Vice Chancellor of Iowa Valley Continuing Education (IVCE) Jacque Goodman and IVCE Employer Relations Supervisor Sandy Supianoski told the Board about the “Community Engagement: Building Relationships in Hardin and Tama Counties”…

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MHS to construct a shelter at MCC cross country course

The Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board of Directors approved an agreement for construction and maintenance of a 20’x24’ shelter to be located on the Marshalltown Community College campus near the cross country course when it met this month. The shelter will be funded, built and maintained by Marshalltown High School, which uses the…

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MCC/Iowa Valley to host Mass Casualty Training on July 19

The campus of Iowa Valley/Marshalltown Community College will be completely closed the afternoon of Wednesday, July 19, for a Mass Casualty Training. Participants from Marshall County Emergency Management Agency, Marshall County Sheriff’s Department, Marshalltown Police Department, Emergency Medical personnel and Iowa Valley/MCC staff will participate in a simulated casualty training event that will benefit all…

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IVCCD Board approves FY18 tuition, room/board rates

The Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board of Directors approved 2017-18 tuition and housing/meal plan rates when it met this week in Grinnell. The Board approved increasing tuition by $5 per credit hour for Iowa residents, which is less than the average tuition increase of all other Iowa community colleges. For non-Iowa residents, the…

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48 IVCCD students earn Microsoft Certifications

48 IVCCD students earn Microsoft Certifications Forty-eight Ellsworth and Marshalltown Community College students earned a Microsoft Certification for the 2016-2017 academic year. Microsoft certification is a valuable credential recognizing the desktop computing skills needed to use the full features and functionality of the software. The certification promotes academic preparedness and workforce readiness for students. The…

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IVCCD Board nomination papers due July 30