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Tornado assistance scholarship

MCC/Iowa Valley rolls out

The cost of a college education can be intense for any family, but for those who suffered the loss of home, car or income due to the July 19 tornado, the idea may seem like a lost dream. Already, Marshalltown Community College has received notice from students who have withdrawn from fall term classes due…

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MCC Housing expands “Tiger Vault”

Pretend you’re an international student who travels to Marshalltown Community College with minimal luggage and a dream to study in the United States. You get to the on-campus student housing and open the door to your new “home away from home.” Then you realize that there are lots of items you will need but didn’t…

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MCC 2017-2018 graduates announced

On Friday, May 4, graduates of Marshalltown Community College took their next step as they became alumni of the College. Many graduates completed their degree or diploma work during the summer 2018 terms, which just concluded on July 20. All MCC FY18 graduates are listed by their hometown, followed by the degree/diploma awarded (AA is…

Theresa Orlovsky

Theresa Orlovsky authors book chapter

Marshalltown Community College (MCC) English as a Second Language and Spanish instructor Theresa Orlovsky has authored a book chapter entitled “The Importance of Context in Second Language Writing Evaluation.” Her chapter is featured in newly-published “The Politics of ESL Writing Assessment in Global Contexts” edited by Todd Ruecker and Deborah Crusan. Orlovsky says the chapter…

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Iowa Valley/MCC offers community support

In response to the vast and varied needs generated by the July 19 tornado that hit Marshalltown, Iowa Valley/Marshalltown Community College is responding to multiple requests for assistance. To facilitate access and help campus visitors find those they’re seeking, here’s a rundown of what’s happening and where: The national offices of American Red Cross will…

Elizabeth Castellanos

Castellanos receives Carver Scholarship

Marshalltown Community College graduate Elizabeth Castellanos has an extra reason to celebrate this summer as she takes the next step in her college journey. She has been named a 2018 Carver Scholar, joining just a select few throughout the state of Iowa. Castellanos will be enrolled at Iowa State University this fall, where she plans…

Ryoto Masuka

MCC student researches sea turtles in Costa Rica

Ryoto Masuko is cramming as much of the world into his college education as he possibly can. A resident of Saitama, Japan, he traveled to Iowa to enroll at Marshalltown Community College to improve his English language skills and prepare to study Marine Biology and International Business. He’s in Costa Rica this summer, working as…

Medical Assisting 2018 graduates

2018 Medical Assisting graduates

MCC’s 2018 Medical Assisting graduates gathered for a photo after completing their required on-the-job Externships this week. Seated are Verenice Medina, MA Coordinator Dee Lynk, and Jackie Vargas. Standing, from left, are Andrea Gonzales, Kelsey DeSchamp, Darla Perez, Jessica Garcia, Cindy Mora, Analea Ordaz, Olga Avalos, MA Advisor Benita Peterson. Graduate Alexis Williams is not…

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MCC Announces Spring Term Dean’s List

One hundred eighty-eight students were named to the Spring 2018 (January to May) 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…

2018-19 Fairall Scholarships

Ten Fairall Memorial Scholarships awarded

As has become a tradition close to Memorial Day, the Marshalltown Community College Foundation and the Fairall Memorial Scholarship Committee celebrated with student recipients and their families the selection for one of MCC’s most prestigious scholarships. Because members of their families chose to serve in the Armed Forces, these Marshalltown Community College students were eligible…

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2017 Honors Graduates in caps and gowns

MCC Honors Program is on the grow