COVID-19 Update as of Mar. 26, 2020

Check https://www.iavalley.edu/about-the-district/covid-19-updates/ for additional updates regarding IVCCD’s responses to COVID-19.

Happily, there is no new emergency news today! Our campuses are open to select students and employees only. Online classes are going smoothly; lab classes and events remain canceled until mid-April. Students can access services and staff through email. Our switchboards are accepting calls, but most staff are not on campus at this time. We hope you and your families are staying healthy and enjoying today’s spring weather. MCC computer labs are now available by appointment for current students. Call or text 641-328-9710 from Monday-Friday, from 10 am to 4 pm.

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Assistance available for COVID 19 impacted current and future MCC students

MARSHALLTOWN –Estimates have not been made yet as to how many Marshalltown Community College students may be impacted by economic losses from the social restrictions put in place to combat the COVID 19 virus, but it will surely be devastating for many families. As a primary source of financial assistance to MCC students, the MCC…

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Iowa Valley Grinnell Gunsmith Tech repair shop temporarily closed

GRINNELL – Iowa Valley Grinnell gunsmith technology repair shop located at Iowa Valley Grinnell, 123 6th Ave. West will be temporarily closed due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) virus pandemic. Updates about the college and facilities in regards to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) virus pandemic can be found online at https://mcc.iavalley.edu/resources-for-students/covid-19-updates/

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Register by March 23 for MCC’s Trivia Night

This event has been cancelled. MARSHALLTOWN – The Marshalltown Community College (MCC) student veterans group is hosting a Trivia Night that will be open to the public on Saturday, March 28. The event will be held on the Marshalltown Community College campus, in Dejardin Hall, located just inside the Iowa Valley Continuing Education entrance. The…

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Iowa SBDC offers free business consultations on March 24

GRINNELL – Iowa Valley Community College Grinnell will host Paul Heath of the University of Iowa Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in March for free, confidential business consultations. Heath will be available for one-hour, one-on-one sessions from 9 am to 4 pm on Tuesday, March 24, on the campus of Iowa Valley Grinnell, 123 Sixth…

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Iowa Valley Grinnell offers free class: “Depression That Won’t Go Away”

GRINNELL – Why are some people afflicted with depression or anxiety that won’t ever go completely away? Those interested are encouraged to learn more as Iowa Valley Grinnell presents Dr. J.R. Paulson delivering a free 8-week class, “Depression That Won’t Go Away,” starting March 17. Despite the widespread availability of antidepressant medications, there seems to…

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MCC offers 1st study abroad class

Marshalltown Community College will offer a unique opportunity this summer for students to study abroad in Costa Rica for college credit. MCC social science Faculty Dr. Ramona Linville is leading the “Study Abroad in Peace and Conflict Resolution: Costa Rica” course during the Summer Session. Students will be immersed in the culture when they travel…

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MCC is named a 2020-2021 Military Friendly® School

Continuing its mission to provide service members, veterans, and their spouses with the finest choices for post-secondary education, VIQTORY has released the 2020-2021 Military Friendly® Schools list, which includes Marshalltown Community College. “At MCC, we are pleased to support the educational and career successes of our veteran students,” says Dr. Robin Lilienthal, MCC Provost. “Our Collegiate…

Will Hildebrandt’s “People, Places and Things” featured in Ray Frederick Gallery

Le Grand artist Will Hildebrandt will share a display of his artwork in MCC’s Ray Frederick Gallery, room 306, on the Marshalltown Community College campus. The Hildebrandt exhibit opens with a reception from 12:15 to 1:30 pm on Wednesday, Feb. 26, and will be on display through noon Friday, March 27. Hildebrandt discovered his love…

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Shear Colbert Symposium – “Our Changing Climate: Directions & Choices

The second lecture of the Shear Colbert Symposium “Our Changing Climate: Directions and Choices” will be given on January 22, 2020 by Dr. William Gutowski. Gutowski is Professor of Meteorology at Iowa State University and a member of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007. Prof. Gutowski…

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MCC Announces Fall Term Dean’s List

One hundred seventy-nine students were named to the Fall 2019 (August to December) Dean’s List at Marshalltown Community College. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, students must have taken 12 or more credit hours during the semester (a full-time class load) and have earned at least a 3.5 grade point average while attending MCC…

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Nick Beard’s “Keeping My Head Above Water” to be featured in Ray Frederick Gallery