MCC News

Robin Lilienthal

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,…

Sandy Ordaz and Danielle Garth sorting clothing for Second Chance Thrift Store.

MCC students participate in Day of Caring

Nearly 50 Marshalltown Community College students participated in the April 18 United Way Day of Caring by volunteering from 8 am to noon at nine local sites. The students did projects that ranged from outdoor cleanup and landscaping to stocking shelves, painting, installing smoke detectors and putting labels on plaques for the Central Iowa Art…

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Midwest Gypsy Swing Fest-On-The-Road comes to Orpheum Theater on May 4 featuring Harmonious Wail & the Gonzalo Bergara Trio

The Midwest Gypsy Swing Fest-On-The-Road traveling music festival will come to The Orpheum Theater Center in Marshalltown on Thursday, May 4, at 7 p.m. The festival features Madison, Wisconsin’s renowned Harmonious Wail and the Gonzalo Bergara Trio from Argentina. Tickets are $12.50 each. The Orpheum Theater is at 220 E. Main Street in Marshalltown; Phone: 641-844-5921,…

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MCC hosts 5th Annual National Poetry Month event at the Orpheum

Marshalltown Community College will celebrate National Poetry Month with “The United State of Poetry” on Thursday, April 20, at the IVCCD Orpheum Theater Center. The event will begin with light refreshments at 6:30 pm, followed by a variety of classical poetry readings beginning at 7. A few readers are still being recruited, but organizers anticipate…

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Orpheum Theater serves up ’18 Men Who Cook’

Eighteen local men will be flexing their culinary muscles for a good cause this month. The first-ever “18 Men Who Cook” fundraiser for the Orpheum Theater Center is scheduled for Saturday, April 29, at the Orpheum, 220 E. Main St. in Marshalltown. The doors will open at 6 pm, and serving will begin promptly at…

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Orpheum hosts University of Iowa’s Dancers in Company April 15

The IVCCD Orpheum Theater Center will host a free performance by the University of Iowa’s “Dancers in Company” on Saturday, April 15, from 7 to 9 pm. The performance will be held in the Orpheum’s Black Box Theater. The UI’s premiere touring dance company, Dancers in Company is now in its 33rd year. The company…

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MCC Dental Assisting gets digital imaging equipment

Not surprisingly in today’s high-tech world, “digital imaging” has taken the place of traditional radiation x-rays in dental offices. The Marshalltown Community College Dental Clinic recently received grant funding to purchase new digital imaging equipment so MCC students will be well-trained in using the new technology once they’re in the workforce. “The dental imaging equipment…

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MCC Phi Theta Kappa inducts new members

Thirty-four new members were inducted into Marshalltown Community College’s Alpha Iota Rho Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society of the two-year college on March 30. The Phi Theta Kappa organization recognizes academic achievement at the community college level. The MCC Chapter requires members to have completed at least 12 semester hours in…

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