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IVGrinnell to host Haunted Halls of Horror Oct. 27-28

The Iowa Valley Grinnell (IVG) Student Activity Council is hosting its first-ever Haunted Halls of Horror at the IVG campus on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 27 & 28, from 7 to midnight. The event is open to the public, and admission is $5 per person. The Haunted Halls will include ghosts, zombies and gore galore,…

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Medical Assistants Recognition Week is Oct. 16-20

Marshalltown Community College is gearing up to celebrate Medical Assistants Recognition Week Oct. 16-20, as designated by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA). Medical assistants across the country will be recognized during this special week and honored on Medical Assistants Recognition Day, which is Wednesday, Oct. 18. In celebration of Medical Assistants Recognition Week,…

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Pumpkin Jamboree is Oct. 25

Marshalltown Community College will host its seventh annual “Pumpkin Jamboree” on Wednesday, October 25, on the MCC campus. Trick or treating will take place in the residence halls from 5 to 6:15 pm, and there will be games and activities in Babe Harder Gym from 5 to 7 pm. This event is free and open…

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Orpheum hosts Blues & BBQ on Oct. 21

On Saturday, Oct. 21, the IVCCD Orpheum Theater Center hosts its annual Blues & BBQ event from 7 to 9 pm in the Orpheum Black Box Theater, 220 E. Main St., Marshalltown. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased in advance by calling 641-844-5921, or by visiting the Orpheum Theater Office. The ticket price includes…

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Advanced Manufacturing Day focuses on education, careers

There were lots of messages conveyed during this year’s Advanced Manufacturing Day at Marshalltown Community College: There are many local jobs available in the advanced manufacturing sector, the wages in those jobs are above average, training for those careers is available locally, and now is a great time to work in advanced manufacturing. One hundred…

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MCC Honors Program is on the grow

Challenge, opportunity, motivation, mentoring and recognition are just a few of the reasons that interest is higher than ever in the Honors Program at Marshalltown Community College. Following record participation last spring semester, Honors Program Coordinator Marie Sheneman is committed to continued growth this year. “The word is out about the MCC Honors Program,” says…

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Third annual Medina Family Scholarships awarded

Alfonso Medina Jr. came to the Marshalltown Community College campus to award the third annual Medina Family Scholarships to two MCC students. Recipients of the $400 scholarships are Andrea Gonzales and Marvin Ruiz Ruano. Their essays about “The American Dream” were selected from all those submitted to be considered. “We are very pleased to deliver…

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Lois Enger photography to be featured in Ray Frederick Gallery

Retired Marshalltown Community College Computer Science Faculty Lois Enger will share a display of her photography in MCC’s Ray Frederick Gallery, room 306, on the Marshalltown Community College campus. The Enger photography exhibit opens with a reception from 12:15 to 1:30 pm on Wednesday, Oct. 11, and will be on display through noon Friday, Nov….

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MCC students participate in Day of Caring

The annual United Way Day of Caring on Sept. 28 was a perfect opportunity to organize nearly 60 Marshalltown Community College students into a true day of service learning. Just as they’ve done in previous years, MCC students worked at various agencies in the Marshalltown area for the morning. MCC students were assigned to projects…

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Jose Amaya assists with Hero Street documentary

It’s a rare individual who isn’t inspired by stories of courage and character. When those stories take on epic proportions, they often become destined for a much larger audience. Such is the case with the story of Hero Street in Silvis, IL. Marshalltown Community College Humanities Faculty Dr. Jose Amaya was interviewed earlier this month…

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2017 Honors Graduates in caps and gowns

MCC Honors Program is on the grow