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Iowa Valley Grinnell to host Haunted Halls of Horror

Iowa Valley Grinnell’s Student Activity Council is hosting the 2nd annual Haunted Halls of Horror at the IVG campus on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 7 to 11 pm. The event is open to the public, and admission is $7 per person at the door. For younger ages, there will be a free child-friendly room with…

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MCC’s Pumpkin Jamboree is Oct. 24

Marshalltown Community College will host its 8th annual “Pumpkin Jamboree” on Wednesday, October 24, on the MCC campus. Trick or treating will take place in the residence halls from 6 to 7 pm, and there will be games and activities in Babe Harder Gym from 6 to 8 pm. This event is free and open…

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MCC Honors Program impresses IVCCD Board

The spotlight was on the Marshalltown Community College Honors Program at last week’s meeting of the Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors. MCC Biology Faculty Dr. Danielle Kness, Honors Program advisor, told Board members that the Honors Program “challenges students to think, analyze, investigate, and discover at a more advanced level than commonly…

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Medical Assistants Recognition Week is Oct. 15-19

Marshalltown Community College is gearing up to celebrate Medical Assistants Recognition Week Oct. 15-19, 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. 17. In celebration of Medical Assistants Recognition Week, …

PTK Leadership Conference 2018

Kaylee Howe named PTK Outstanding Student Leader

One student and two advisors from the Marshalltown Community College Phi Theta Kappa chapter attended the PTK Iowa Leadership Conference Oct. 4-5 in Des Moines. MCC student and PTK Vice President Kaylee Howe and PTK Advisors P.J. Colbert and Pele Waddilove attended, as well as about 80 students and advisors from other Iowa PTK chapters….

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Medical Assisting program receives reaccreditation notice

Iowa Valley Community College District has received notice that the Medical Assisting programs offered at Marshalltown Community College and Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls and have been reaccredited through 2027. The nine-year reaccreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Occupation Programs (CAAHEP) recognizes that the programs are in compliance with nationally established…

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Pam Muench’s “Nature vs. Nurture” to be featured in Ray Frederick Gallery

Marshalltown art educator Pam Muench will be the next featured artist in the Ray Frederick Gallery, room 306, on the Marshalltown Community College campus. Her exhibit, entitled “Nature vs. Nurture,” opens with a reception from 12:15 to 1:30 pm on Wednesday, Oct. 10, and will be on display through noon Thursday, Nov. 1. The exhibit…

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MCC hosts FAFSA Ready Iowa Oct. 9 & 23

Students and families can get free assistance with forms required for federal financial aid at FAFSA Ready Iowa sessions hosted by Marshalltown Community College this month. The FAFSA help will be available from 4 to 7 pm on two Tuesdays, Oct. 9 & 23, in the MCC Computer Lab, room 215. “Anyone planning to attend…

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Tornado Relief Scholarships still available

Knowing that many Marshalltown Community College students were impacted by the July 19 tornado, the MCC Foundation quickly established a Tornado Relief Scholarship this summer to assist those impacted. For the Fall 2018 semester that began on Aug. 27, 33 students received a total of $50,549 in scholarship assistance. There is good news for those…

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‘Kickin’ the Kaiser’ historical program is Sept. 26 at MCC

Marshalltown Community College’s Western Civilization class is co-sponsoring a program that’s part of a 60-venue, four-state, five-week fall tour entitled “The Kaiser, The Killer, The Clan and The Cow War: The Lasting Legacy of Reaction-Based Social Movements in America’s Heartland, 1914-1934.” Iowa historian Michael Luick-Thrams will present “Kickin’ the Kaiser” at MCC on Wednesday, Sept….

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2017 Honors Graduates in caps and gowns

MCC Honors Program is on the grow