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Last-Dollar Scholarships available for local college students

Students enrolled in qualified programs at Marshalltown Community College, Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls, and Iowa Valley Grinnell are now eligible to apply for the new Last-Dollar Scholarship program. Part of Gov. Kim Reynolds’ Future Ready Iowa Act, the new scholarships will help pay tuition for up to two years of college education leading…

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IVCCD Board of Directors nomination papers available

Nomination papers for candidates for the Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Merged Area VI Board of Directors are now available and may be filed with Barbara Jennings, Secretary of the Board, any time between 8 am and 4:30 pm beginning Monday, Aug. 26, 2019 through Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, no later than 5 p.m….

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Receptions planned for retiring IVCCD Chancellor

Iowa Valley Community College District is planning retirement receptions for IVCCD Chancellor Dr. Chris Duree in Iowa Falls, Grinnell and Marshalltown. The public is invited to attend any of the receptions. The Iowa Falls reception on Wednesday, June 5, will be held from 4:30 to 6 pm in the Panther Den in the Dale Howard…

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IVCCD earns NACEP reaccreditation on dual credits for high schools

Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) has been reaccredited through 2026 to provide dual credit courses to high school students through Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls and Marshalltown Community College/Iowa Valley Grinnell. The reaccreditation is from the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP) Accreditation Commission. According to NACEP, 26 dual credit programs at…

Dr. Kristie Fisher

Dr. Kristie Fisher is named new IVCCD Chancellor

This afternoon the Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board of Directors named Dr. Kristie Fisher to succeed Dr. Chris Duree when he retires as IVCCD Chancellor on June 30. Currently a resident of Solon and Senior Director of National Associations & Market Engagement for ACT. Inc., Dr. Fisher indicated she and her husband plan…

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IVCCD Bond Referendum fails by narrow margin

Iowa Valley Community College District’s $32 million General Obligation Bond Referendum received 58.39% approval from voters yesterday, missing the required 60% approval by an estimated 62 votes. A total of 3,814 ballots were cast, including 1,496 who voted by absentee ballot or at satellite voting stations in March. In an email to IVCCD Board members…

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Dr. Greg Schmitz is fourth IVCCD Chancellor candidate

Dr. Greg Schmitz, Vice President of Eagle View Partners in Cedar Falls, is the fourth and final candidate who will be interviewed for the Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Chancellor position. Dr. Schmitz will participate in a two-day interview process April 2-3 on the Marshalltown, Grinnell and Ellsworth campuses. Faculty, staff, students and community…

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Dr. Kristie Fisher is third IVCCD Chancellor candidate

Dr. Kristie Fisher, Senior Director of National Associations & Market Engagement for ACT Inc., is the third of four candidates who will be interviewed for the Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Chancellor position. Dr. Fisher will participate in a two-day interview process Mar. 27-28 on the Marshalltown, Grinnell and Ellsworth campuses. Faculty, staff, students…

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Dr. Joe DeHart is second IVCCD Chancellor candidate

Dr. Joe DeHart, Provost of the DMACC Newton Campus, is the second of four candidates who will be interviewed for the Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Chancellor position. Dr. DeHart will participate in a two-day interview process Mar. 25-26 on the Marshalltown, Grinnell and Ellsworth campuses. Faculty, staff, students and community members will have…

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Dr. Martin Reimer is first IVCCD Chancellor candidate

Dr. Martin Reimer, Provost of Ellsworth Community College, is the first of four candidates who will be interviewed for the Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Chancellor position. Dr. Reimer will participate in a two-day interview process Mar. 20-21 on the Marshalltown, Grinnell and Ellsworth campuses. Faculty, staff, students and community members will have an…

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