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MCC celebrates recognition as Emerging Hispanic-Serving Institute

MARSHALLTOWN –Marshalltown Community College is proud to announce that it has been recognized by the Excelencia in Education as an Emerging Hispanic-Serving Institution. Only three other colleges in the state have received this recognition in 2019. MCC will be hosting events throughout the year to commemorate this achievement, starting with a celebration on Monday, April 29, from 10:30 am to noon. The…

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MCC’s Jose Amaya assists with Hero Street film documentary preview

MARSHALLTOWN – Marshalltown Community College Humanities Faculty Dr. Jose Amaya will participate in a panel session Tuesday, April 23 at St Ambrose University in Davenport following a sneak preview of a Fourth Wall Films historical documentary entitled “Riding the Rails to Hero Street.” Dr. Amaya is a Fulbright Scholar who previously taught US Latino Studies…

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MCC Student Photography Exhibit now open

MARSHALLTOWN – The work of nine Marshalltown Community College students in Professor Tim Castle’s spring Photography class is on exhibit through noon on Tuesday, April 23, in the Ray Frederick Art Gallery, MCC room 306. Students whose work is on display are (front row) Ben Oxley (Rhodes), Haley Finch; (middle row) Lucy Lilienthal (Newton), Rachael…

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MCC Pair a Docs club visits University of Iowa

The Pair a Docs Pre-Med and Pre-Dental students had the opportunity to visit the University of Iowa medical and dental schools on Tuesday, March 26th. Students were able to talk with current students, tour the classrooms, labs and hospitals, and talk with admissions staff.

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MCC students attend pre-vet national conference

MARSHALLTOWN – Three members of the Marshalltown Community College Pair a Docs Club traveled to the National Pre-Vet Symposium over Spring Break at Penn State University. Students had the opportunity to attend multiple lectures over Vet Med, participate in wet labs, and attended networking events. They also had the opportunity to hear a motivational talk…

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MCC inducts 21 into Phi Theta Kappa honor society

MARSHALLTOWN – The Alpha Iota Rho Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Marshalltown Community College inducted 21 new members this week. Phi Theta Kappa is an international honor society for two-year colleges. To qualify for membership, MCC students must be in a degree-seeking program with a cumulative 3.5 grade point average, and have completed a…

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Darwin & Becky Merrill establish new scholarship at Marshalltown Community College

MARSHALLTOWN – For some time, local residents Darwin and Becky Merrill have been thinking about starting a scholarship at Marshalltown Community College. They see MCC as a great asset to the area, particularly for students who cannot easily fund post-secondary education with savings, grants or scholarships. They were finally moved to begin their scholarship program…

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MCC Honors Symposium held March 7

MARSHALLTOWN – Members of the Marshalltown Community College Honors Program made presentations during the MCC Honors Symposium held earlier this month on the MCC campus. After a brief introduction from MCC Honors Program Coordinator & Student Advisor Dr. Danielle Kness, six Honors students presented on a variety of subjects: Emily Vest of Marshalltown presented Dancing…

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Iowa SBDC offers free business consultations on April 4

GRINNELL – Iowa Valley Community College Grinnell will host Paul Heath of the University of Iowa Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in April for free, confidential business consultations. Heath will be available for one-hour, one-on-one sessions from 9 am to 4 pm on Thursday, April 4, on the campus of Iowa Valley Grinnell, 123 Sixth…

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MCC & IVG students named to 2019 All-Iowa Academic Team

MARSHALLTOWN – Marshalltown Community College (MCC) students Lisa Butler and Cynthia Coury Castellanos and Iowa Valley Grinnell (IVG) student Jennifer McAlexander were honored as members of Phi Theta Kappa’s 2019 All-Iowa Academic Team at a banquet in Des Moines on March 4. The top Iowa community college students are nominated each year by the Phi…

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2017 Honors Graduates in caps and gowns

MCC Honors Program is on the grow