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IVCCD Bestows Ambassador of the Year Award

During the Marshalltown Community College first week of class (dubbed the Week of Welcome), MCC recognized people and organizations that have made a notable contribution to the campus communities. Director of Residence Life and Student Engagement, Chris Brees, presented the Ambassador of the Year award: Ambassador of the Year: The Ambassador of the Year Awards…


IVCCD Bestows Outstanding Service Awards

During the Iowa Valley Community College District All Staff Day, held August 17 at Ellsworth Community College, the District recognized several campus leaders who have made a remarkable difference to the campus communities. IVCCD Chancellor Dr. Kristie Fisher presented the awards as follows: Outstanding Service Awards: The purpose of the Outstanding Service Awards is to…


IVCCD and MARSHALLTOWN Join Manufacturing Consortium

As business and industry evolve at an ever-increasing pace, the next wave of change in the form of digitalization and automation, known as “Industry 4.0,” will require new processes for businesses and new skills for employees. Today, MARSHALLTOWN Company and Iowa Valley join with Iowa’s Community Colleges and the Iowa State University’s Center for Industrial…


IVCCD Board Report – December 9 Meeting

Larry Johnson to Continue as President of the IVCCD Board MARSHALLTOWN – The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors elected officers for the 2021 calendar year. Larry Johnson will continue as Board President, Paul Pohlson will serve as Vice President. Barbara Jennings will continue to serve as Board Secretary, and Kathleen Pink will…


IVCCD Board Report – September 9 Meeting

MARSHALLTOWN – The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors learned about the district-wide effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19 on our campuses. Student health and safety protocols are in place, and students are receiving regular reminders to use face coverings and wash hands. Sanitization stations are located throughout campus, including in each…


IVCCD Board Report – August 12 Meeting

OPN Architects Reviews Renovation Plans With IVCCD Board MARSHALLTOWN – The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors heard information about the upcoming renovation at Marshalltown Community College, Ellsworth Community College, and Iowa Valley Grinnell by the OPN Architects out of Des Moines. The overall focus for the projects are improving the student experience…

Johnson receives Kibbie Award

Johnson Honored as John P. Kibbie Award Winner

Larry W. Johnson, Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board Member of 34 years, was honored with the John P. Kibbie Award by the Iowa Association of Community College Trustees (IACCT) during the August 12 Board Meeting. With nearly 34 years of dedicated service, Johnson is the longest-serving Board Member in the history of the…


MCC and Iowa Valley Focused on Classes Beginning August 24, Despite Storm Damage

A severe wind storm ripped through central Iowa on Monday, August 11, causing damage to the Iowa Valley Community College District campuses. The Marshalltown Community College, Iowa Valley Grinnell, and Iowa Valley Continuing Education campuses received the most damage. Despite sustaining damage, fall classes are scheduled to begin August 24. On the Marshalltown campus, there…


IVCCD Board Report – July 8 Meeting

MARSHALLTOWN – The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors reviewed the college catalog, now in an online format. The course catalogs for both Marshalltown Community College and Ellsworth Community College are available on the website. The course catalogs provide information on all associate of arts and career and technical programs of study including…

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