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IVCCD is one of “Iowa’s Top Workplaces” for the fifth time

Iowa Valley Community College District, which operates Ellsworth Community College, Marshalltown Community College, Iowa Valley Continuing Education and Iowa Valley Grinnell, is pleased to announce that it was selected as one of Iowa’s Top Workplaces for the fifth time in six years. For 2016, IVCCD ranked 34th on Iowa’s list of mid-sized employers. IVCCD was…

Oustanding Service Awards

Outstanding service and longevity awards

Nine individuals received Ambassador of the Year/Outstanding Service Awards and 64 employees were recognized for their years of service at the annual Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) staff in-service day earlier this week. The employees represent all units of IVCCD, including Ellsworth Community College (ECC), Marshalltown Community College (MCC), Iowa Valley Continuing Education (IVCE),…

IAAE 2016 Outstanding School Administrator Award

ECC Agriculture, Chris Duree receive prestigious IAAE awards

The Ellsworth Community College agriculture program faculty accepted the IAAE Outstanding Post-Secondary Program Award and IVCCD Chancellor Dr. Chris Duree received its Outstanding School Administrator Award at this year’s annual conference of the Iowa Association of Agricultural Educators in Ankeny. Faculty members Kevin Butt and Eric Weuve accepted the Outstanding Program award on behalf of…

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IVCCD Board recognized for service

“School Boards Matter: Making a Difference for Iowa Students” is the theme of Iowa’s School Board Recognition Month, being celebrated statewide during the month of May. Serving on the Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board of Directors with a combined 76 years of experience are Vice Chair Larry Johnson of Iowa Falls (District 1,…

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IVCCD Online Nutrition course earns Blackboard honors

Professor April Graveman’s online Biology 151 (Nutrition) course at Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) has received the distinction of Blackboard Exemplary Course. The award, presented by leading education technology company Blackboard Inc., celebrates faculty and course designers from schools, colleges and universities around the world who develop exciting and innovative courses that represent the…

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ECC, MCC recognized by AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org

AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org (ASO), a leading resource for online learning and college accreditation information, has released its annual rankings for the 2015-2016 Best Online Colleges in the nation. Of the eight Iowa community colleges that made this year’s list, Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls ranked 4th and Marshalltown Community College ranked 7th. “We wanted to highlight…

Chris Duree receives NCMPR Award

Duree, IVCCD Marketing earn NCMPR honors

Dr. Chris Duree, IVCCD Chancellor, received the Pacesetter of the Year Award at this week’s National Council for Marketing & Public Relations (NCMPR) District 5 conference in Lincoln, NE. The award recognizes “a president or CEO at a two-year community or technical college or district office who has demonstrated leadership and support in the area…

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IACCT Board presents flag to Conrad Dejardin

The Iowa Association of Community College Trustees (IACCT) Board of Directors presented retiring IACCT Board member Conrad Dejardin of Marshalltown with a state flag that was flown at the Iowa Capitol in recognition and thanks for his 17 years of service to Iowa’s community colleges. Dejardin served as Vice President of Continuing Education & Community…

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IVCCD presents outstanding service and longevity awards

Nine individuals received Ambassador of the Year/Outstanding Service Awards and 20 employees were recognized for their years of service at the annual Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) staff in-service day earlier this week. The employees represent all units of IVCCD, including Ellsworth Community College (ECC), Marshalltown Community College (MCC), Iowa Valley Continuing Education (IVCE),…

Chris Duree receives IACCT Award

Dr. Chris Duree receives 2015 IACCT Chief Administrator Award

Iowa Valley Community College District Chancellor Dr. Chris Duree was presented with the 2015 Iowa Association of Community College Trustees (IACCT) Chief Administrator Award at the IACCT annual conference in Ottumwa last week. The award was presented by IVCCD Board Chairman Conrad Dejardin of Marshalltown. Dejardin noted that Dr. Duree is an extraordinary leader who…

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