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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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Four IVCCD Chancellor candidate visits scheduled

The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors met in closed session this afternoon to discuss the IVCCD Chancellor Search Committee’s recommendations for candidates. The Board took no action upon returning to open session and adjourning, but a schedule for the candidate visits has been released. The Board will bring four finalists to the…

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IVCCD Bond Referendum overview

The Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board of Directors has voted to put a $32 million General Obligation Bond Referendum before voters on Tuesday, April 2. Approval of the bond referendum will help the District do the following: Support dual credit programs that allow high school students to get needed job training and save…

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IVCCD declares Week of Giving

The Iowa Valley Community College District Employee Engagement Committee has declared Dec. 3-7 as its Week of Giving. During the week, local community college employees and community members are encouraged to support one or more designated projects with donations. All donations will be directed to community college students and/or community charities. The daily designated projects…

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Focus groups scheduled for IVCCD Chancellor search

The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors will host a series of forums to provide opportunities for community members, employees and students to have input into the process of searching for a replacement for IVCCD Chancellor Dr. Chris Duree, who will retire on June 30, 2019. The forums will be conducted by Dr….

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Medical Assisting programs receive reaccreditation notice

Iowa Valley Community College District has received notice that the Medical Assisting programs offered at Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls and Marshalltown Community College have been reaccredited through 2027. The nine-year reaccreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Occupation Programs (CAAHEP) recognizes that the programs are in compliance with nationally established accreditation…

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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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