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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 to be recognized May 9

May is School Board Recognition Month and an opportunity for communities to honor Iowa’s more than 2,000 locally elected school board members for their dedication to public education. Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) will honor its seven Board members with a reception from 3 to 3:30 pm prior to the monthly IVCCD Board meeting…

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Gov. Reynolds press conference features Iowa Valley/MCC success story

Yesterday during Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds’ weekly press conference, it was announced that Iowa’s GAP Tuition Assistance Program has been recognized as a national model by the National Skills Coalition. To shine a brighter light on the impact of the GAP program, Gov. Reynolds called on Marshalltown Community College student Kaylee Howe, who traveled to…

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Iowa Valley hosts Blood Drive April 10 at MCC

The Iowa Valley Community College District Wellness Committee is hosting a LifeServe Blood Drive on Tuesday, Apr. 10, from 9 am to 1 pm at Marshalltown Community College. Donors should register for appointments online at, and then arrive to donate in MCC’s Babe Harder Gym on the southeast side of the campus at 3700…

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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…

Yvonne Mallory

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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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 nomination papers available

Nomination papers for candidates for the Iowa Valley Community College District  (IVCCD) Board of Directors are now available and may be filed with Barbara Jennings, Secretary of the Board, any time between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. beginning Monday, July 10, 2017, through Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, no later than 5 p.m. The Board of…

Joe Struss

Distance Education Week is Nov. 7-11

Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls, Marshalltown Community College, and Iowa Valley Grinnell are gearing up to celebrate National Distance Learning Week Nov. 7-11, as designated by the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA). During the week, a variety of free webinars and virtual field trips will be offered by USDLA for interested instructors and…

Dr. Chris Duree

Future Ready Iowa Alliance work begins on weighty goals

Last week Gov. Terry Branstad, Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds and Director of Iowa Workforce Development Beth Townsend convened the first Future Ready Iowa Alliance membership meeting at the Botanical Gardens in Des Moines. Iowa Valley Community College District Chancellor Dr. Chris Duree is a member of the Alliance and the Executive Committee of the Alliance. In…

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IVCCD Board nomination papers due July 30