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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…


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…


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…


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…


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….


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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Nursing reaccreditation visit triumphs over COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic made its presence felt locally, Iowa’s colleges and universities began scrambling to figure out how to support students and continue teaching and learning in an online format. It was in the midst of that chaos, on Mar. 19 & 20, when the Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) nursing programs were…


IVCCD notice to high school students enrolled in college credit courses

Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) has collaborated with area K-12 school superintendents regarding the status of concurrent enrollment (CEP) coursework being taken by high school students for college credit. Online courses continue to be offered as usual effective today (March 18). High school students enrolled in CEP courses should check their college email and…


Iowa Valley announces COVID-19 related updates

Administrators, faculty and staff at Iowa Valley Community College District (including Ellsworth Community College, Marshalltown Community College, Iowa Valley Grinnell, and Iowa Valley Continuing Education) spent today discussing and planning a response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) virus pandemic. As a result, the following decisions have been made and are being communicated this evening to…

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