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Kristy Parker, new dental faculty

MCC welcomes new dental faculty

MARSHALLTOWN –  Marshalltown Community College is pleased to announce that Kristy Parker has been named as the new Program Chair and Dental Assisting Faculty Member. She comes to MCC with over 20 years of experience in the dental profession. Parker earned her Associate’s Degree at Indian Hills Community College, her Bachelor’s degree at Graceland University…

MCC Student Painting/Design Exhibit opens December 4

The work of Marshalltown Community College students in Professor Tim Castle’s Design and Painting classes is on exhibit through 5 pm on Monday, Dec. 9, in the Ray Frederick Art Gallery, MCC room 306. The gallery is open weekdays from 9 am to 5 pm, closed on weekends. Painting students whose work is on display…

MCC Fall Photography Exhibit

MCC Student Photography Exhibit now open

MARSHALLTOWN – The work of eight Marshalltown Community College students in Professor Tim Castle’s fall Photography class is on exhibit through noon on Tuesday, Nov. 26 at noon, in the Ray Frederick Art Gallery, MCC room 306. Students whose work is on display are (front row) Brida Sease, Madison Dougall and Leticia Garcia (Tama); (back…

IVG PTK Fall 2019 Inductees

Iowa Valley Grinnell Phi Theta Kappa inducts new members

GRINNELL – Thirteen (13) Iowa Valley Community College Grinnell students were inducted into the Beta Sigma Chi chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society Thursday, Nov. 7. The new PTK inductees are, by hometown: Brooklyn – Rachel Hawkins, Marshall Roudabush and Taylor Van Ersvelde. Fontanelle – Tedd Christensen. Grinnell – Madelyn Bolte, Geoffrey Burd,…

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MCC to hold Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 11

MARSHALLTOWN – The Marshalltown Community College Collegiate Veterans Association will hold its annual Veterans Day ceremony on Monday, Nov. 11, at 10 am in Dejardin Hall, room 808. The MCC Veterans Day ceremony is open to the public. All veterans, active duty personnel, and friends and family members are invited to attend. Colors will be…

Britt Moore

Shear Colbert Symposium – “What’s in Your Water, Iowa?”

Marshalltown Community College is reviving the lecture series begun by long-serving history faculty, Dr. Tom Colbert. Colbert organized the Symposium in 1984 with the memorial funds for his predecessor, George Shear. Colbert continued to run the Symposium throughout his tenure, with topics originating with Shear’s research interests (railroads, Russia, and the CIA) and later ranging…

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MCC hosts high school open house Nov. 7

MARSHALLTOWN – Are you interesting in attending MCC? Have some questions about the degree programs? Marshalltown Community College will be hosting a high school open house on Thursday, Nov. 7, from 5 to 7 pm. Students will have the opportunity to visit with MCC faculty and ask questions about programs that are of interest to…

PTK Fall Inductees

MCC inducts 24 into Phi Theta Kappa honor society

MARSHALLTOWN – The Alpha Iota Rho Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Marshalltown Community College inducted 24 new members this week. Phi Theta Kappa is an international honor society for two-year colleges. To qualify for membership, MCC students must be enrolled in a diploma or two-year degree program with a cumulative 3.5 grade point average…

MCC 3D and 2D student exhibits

Altered book exhibit opens Oct. 23

MARSHALLTOWN – Students of Marshalltown Community College’s 2D and 3D Design classes will have projects on display for the “Altered Book” exhibit starting Wednesday, Oct. 23 at the Marshalltown Public Library. An evening reception will be held at the library on Oct. 23 from 6 to 7 pm to open the exhibit. The exhibit is…

Danielle Kness

Honors Programs: What are you capable of accomplishing?

By Dr. Danielle Kness Community Colleges have always been a haven for education by providing opportunities for all those who strive to continue their learning, start a new career, or continue their path toward a new life. Sometimes perceived as a second choice for high achieving students, community colleges across the country are redefining that…

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MCC 3D and 2D student exhibits

Altered book exhibit opens Oct. 23