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Board learns about “the trip of a lifetime”

The Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board of Directors heard about the May 2017 study trip to Germany and France when it met this month. ECC Social Sciences Faculty Joerg Rochlitzer introduced four students who participated in the trip, and two of them shared details and photos with the Board. Rochlitzer chaperoned and guided…

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Yvonne Mallory retires from IVCCD Board

Yvonne Mallory of Toledo chaired her final Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board meeting this week. She was elected to the IVCCD Board of Directors in 2000 and has served as Board President since 2015. She has also served as Iowa Valley’s representative to the Iowa Association of Community College Trustees (IACCT) Board of…

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IVCCD focuses on outreach to Hardin, Tama Counties

The Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board of Directors heard about outreach efforts with Hardin and Tama Counties when it met this month. Vice Chancellor of Iowa Valley Continuing Education (IVCE) Jacque Goodman and IVCE Employer Relations Supervisor Sandy Supianoski told the Board about the “Community Engagement: Building Relationships in Hardin and Tama Counties”…

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MHS to construct a shelter at MCC cross country course

The Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board of Directors approved an agreement for construction and maintenance of a 20’x24’ shelter to be located on the Marshalltown Community College campus near the cross country course when it met this month. The shelter will be funded, built and maintained by Marshalltown High School, which uses the…

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IVCCD Board approves FY18 tuition, room/board rates

The Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board of Directors approved 2017-18 tuition and housing/meal plan rates when it met this week in Grinnell. The Board approved increasing tuition by $5 per credit hour for Iowa residents, which is less than the average tuition increase of all other Iowa community colleges. For non-Iowa residents, the…

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May 2017 IVCCD Board Report

A variety of projects occupied the Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board of Directors when it met this week in Marshalltown. A series of resolutions was approved by the Board authorizing the issuance, sale and delivery of $245,000 Industrial New Jobs Training Certificates, Series 2017-1. On the recommendation of a representative of Speer Financial,…

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ECC students highlight campus activities

MARSHALLTOWN – The Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board of Directors heard a report on student involvement in campus activities when it met this week at Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls. ECC Student Engagement & Athletic Coordinator Maurie Tomke and Student Senators Kelbey Barbadillo, Carlin Whelpley and Brooklyn Benning gave the presentation on…

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Training agreements create jobs, educate workforce

MARSHALLTOWN – The Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board of Directors approved three job training agreements with area companies when it met this week. JBS Swift & Co. of Marshalltown, Montezuma Manufacturing of Montezuma, and Engineered Plastic Components Inc. of Grinnell will receive a combined $192,105 in training for their employees. At $160,000, the…

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IVCCD Board approves FY18 estimated budget

The Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board of Directors approved a budget estimate for 2017-2018 which includes a reduction in local property tax askings when it met this week in Marshalltown. Kathy Pink, IVCCD Vice Chancellor of Finance/CFO, reviewed the FY18 budget estimate and explained variances from the FY17 estimated budget. One of the…

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January Board report

The Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board of Directors learned of a possible pending state general aid de-appropriation when it met this week in Marshalltown. IVCCD Chancellor Dr. Chris Duree told the Board that the state has been mandated to cut approximately $110 million from the current year’s budget, and that the Governor has…

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