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West Marshall takes trophy in fifth annual Career Extravaganza

West Marshall High School took home the Traveling Trophy for the third year in a row at the fifth annual Career Extravaganza held at Marshalltown Community College. Nearly 200 students from five local high schools competed in business, family and consumer sciences, and industrial tech competitions throughout the day on May 8. West Marshall had…

Adan Rodriguez receives scholarship

Adan Rodriguez receives Advanced Manufacturing scholarship

Marshalltown High School senior Adan Rodriguez is the recipient of a $500 Elevate Advanced Manufacturing scholarship. Rodriguez was enrolled this spring in classes at Marshalltown Community College, and he plans to apply the scholarship to complete a Welding diploma at MCC beginning this fall. On his scholarship application, Rodriguez said he enrolled in a high…

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MCC to host fifth annual ‘Career Extravaganza’ event on May 8

Marshalltown Community College will host its fifth annual ‘Career Extravaganza’ event next week, featuring career and technical competitions between area high school students. The festivities will take place on Monday, May 8, at the BTC/Construction Building and Dejardin Hall, from 9 am to 1 pm. Approximately 186 students from five local high schools will be…

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Grinnell PTK donates blankets

Iowa Valley Grinnell students Bryce DeKoning and Amy Steffen recently spearheaded the donation of 48 blankets to the Grinnell Police and Fire Departments, to be given to people in crisis situations as police and firefighters deem appropriate.  Members of IVG’s Phi Theta Kappa honor society chapter, DeKoning and Steffen felt strongly about the need for…

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Iowa Valley Grinnell students “Walk A Mile In Her Shoes”

A group of about 40 Iowa Valley Community College Grinnell students and staff hosted the annual “Walk A Mile In Her Shoes” event on April 20 in Grinnell. According to coordinator Laura Armstrong, IVG English Faculty, this is the 7th year that IVG has hosted this event, which is part of the international men’s march…

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MCC Honors Reception recognizes outstanding students

Several Marshalltown Community College students were recognized for their 2016-17 achievements during the annual Honors & Recognition Reception on Wednesday, April 26. The MCC Student Senate sponsored the event, during which faculty and staff spoke about the successes of their students, shared stories, and presented each honoree with a certificate. Student athletes, resident assistants, student…

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Iowa Valley Grinnell honors students at 10th annual awards ceremony

Iowa Valley Community College Grinnell honored several students on Wednesday, April 26, recognizing those intending to graduate and presenting numerous leadership and academic achievement awards. MaryAnne Nickle, Dean of Iowa Valley Grinnell, welcomed students, family members, faculty and staff who gathered for the ceremony and reception held on the Iowa Valley Grinnell campus. Nickle told…

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MCC Commencement is Friday, May 5

The public is invited to attend the 89th annual commencement ceremony at Marshalltown Community College on Friday, May 5, at 7 pm, in the MCC Student Activity Center. The MCC Class of 2017 includes 387 graduate applicants; this includes fall 2016 graduates and spring and summer 2017 applicants. The commencement program includes the Presentation of…

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MCC is named Emerging Hispanic-Serving Institution for 2015-16

Marshalltown Community College received word last week that it has been named an Emerging Hispanic-Serving Institution for the 2015-16 academic year. Excelencia in Education (Excelencia) and the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) announced that the 2015-16 academic year saw continued and concentrated growth in the number of Latinos attending college. As a result,…

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