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MCC/ECC Medical Assisting program ranked #2

Marshalltown Community College and Ellsworth Community College have been named the number two Medical Assisting program in Iowa for 2021 by www.findmedicalassistantprograms.org/. This distinction is awarded based on tuition fee affordability, number of courses, student-faculty ratio, last cohort’s retention rates, financial aid, placement services, counseling services, and satisfied students. MCC and ECC offer an 11-month…

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Phi Theta Kappa Inducts 2020-21 All-Iowa Academic Team Members

The Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK) recognized outstanding academic achievement with the induction of several students to the All-Iowa Academic Team during a ceremony on March 24, 2021. The ceremony, generally held in Des Moines, was virtual this year. “We are proud to have an opportunity to highlight academic achievement,” said Joerg Rochlitzer, Professor…

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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…

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Iowa Valley earns 2021-2022 Military Friendly® School Designation

Iowa Valley Community College District announced today that both Ellsworth Community College and Marshalltown Community College have earned the 2021-2022 Military Friendly® School designation. Institutions earning the Military Friendly® School designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. Over 1,200 schools participated in the 2021-2022 survey with 747 earning…

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Chancellor Fisher Receives Paragon Award from Phi Theta Kappa

The Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK) will recognize Iowa Valley Community College District Chancellor Kristie Fisher with the Paragon Award for New Presidents during PTK Catalyst 2021, the Society’s annual convention, broadcast live from Orlando, Florida, April 8-10. These awards are given to new college presidents who have shown strong support of student success…

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ECC/MCC Practical Nursing programs ranked #2 in Iowa

Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) has been notified that its Practical Nursing programs offered at Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls and Marshalltown Community College have been ranked #2 in Iowa by PracticalNursing.org. According to PracticalNursing.org, the college rankings are based on licensure exam (NCLEX) passage rates, accreditation status, cost, class sizes, and the…

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IVCCD bestows numerous awards

One individual received an Ambassador of the Year Award, six people received Outstanding Service Awards, and 32 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 College (MCC),…

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IVCCD recognized as 25-year Jenzabar client

Iowa Valley Community College District was recognized by Jenzabar as a 25-year client during last month’s JAM Conference in San Diego, CA. Chief Information Office Mike Mosher accepted the 25-year plaque on behalf of the District. This year’s JAM conference attendees, in addition to Mosher, were Amanda and Travis Bloomquist, Mandy Brown, Marnie Brown, Bill…

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School Board Recognition Month

In celebration of School Board Recognition Month, the IVCCD Board of Directors was honored at a reception prior to this month’s Board meeting. Pictured are (back row) Chris Brodin, Delbert Kellogg, Larry Johnson, Paul Pohlson, (front row) Deb Crosser, Joanna Hofer, and Deb Jones.

Dr. Duree, Dr. Allen and Iowa Senators

Dr. Duree honored at DM Capitol

Iowa Valley Community College District Chancellor Dr. Chris Duree and Hawkeye Community College President Dr. Linda Allen were honored this morning by the Iowa Senate for their dedicated service to the state and Iowa’s community colleges. Both administrators will retire at the end of June after a combined 52 years in higher education leadership. A…

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Phi Theta Kappa Inducts 2020-21 All-Iowa Academic Team Members