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Fairall Memorial Scholarships Awarded

Fairall Memorial Scholarships Awarded

MARSHALLTOWN – 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…

Black Hills Scholarship

Black Hills Energy Scholarship gift to MCC

MARSHALLTOWN –The Utility Technician program at Marshalltown Community College has found a strong friend and partner in Black Hills Energy of Rapid City, S.D. With numerous service areas for natural gas in Iowa, Black Hills is one of many companies struggling to find qualified utility technicians to work for them in the area. When they…

MHS Dual Credit students

MHS seniors complete college degree before high school graduation!

MARSHALLTOWN – Marshalltown High School seniors Jane Ragland and Brenna Porsch have been taking dual credit classes through Marshalltown Community College since they were a freshman and sophomore, respectively. The result of that extra effort will be that they graduate with a two-year, 64-credit Associate of Arts degree from MCC on May 10, three weeks…

Juliana Arifi

East Marshall senior Arifi completes college degree

MARSHALLTOWN – East Marshall High School senior Juliana Arifi has accomplished a rare feat. She will be graduating with a college and high school degree in the same month. Juliana has been taking dual credit classes through Marshalltown Community College since the second semester of her sophomore year. She will graduate with a two-year, 64-credit…

George Johnson

Reflections as MCC’s May 10 graduation approaches

By George Johnson Even though I’ve taught for 32 years at Marshalltown Community College, I still get emotional about one of the greatest events in any student’s life: Graduation. That night, graduates march in and the memories begin. They cross the stage all smiles for family and friends, and as the emotions flow, so do…

Larry Werner

STC senior earns college diploma before high school graduation

MARSHALLTOWN – South Tama County (STC) High School senior Larry Werner has been taking dual credit classes through Marshalltown Community College since he was  a junior. The result of that extra effort will be that he graduates with a Manufacturing Welding Practitioner Diploma (as well as a Manufacturing Welding Construction Certificate) from MCC on May…

Jennifer McAlexander

Iowa Valley Grinnell honors students & inducts PTK members

GRINNELL – Iowa Valley Community College Grinnell honored several students on Wednesday, May 1, recognizing those intending to graduate and presenting numerous leadership and academic achievement awards. Thirteen (13) Iowa Valley Community College Grinnell students were also inducted into the Beta Sigma Chi chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society. The new PTK inductees…

MCC Instructor Theresa Orlovsky and Spanish Award recipient Leonardo Moreira Tomasi of Criciuma, Brazil.

MCC Honors Reception recognizes outstanding students

MARSHALLTOWN – Eighty-eight Marshalltown Community College students were recognized for their 2018-19 achievements during the annual Honors & Recognition Reception on Wednesday, April 24. The MCC Student Senate sponsored the event, during which faculty, staff and coaches spoke about the successes of their students, shared stories, and presented each honoree with a certificate. Student-athletes, resident…

Graduation cap graphic

MCC Commencement is Friday, May 10

MARSHALLTOWN – The public is invited to attend the 91st annual commencement ceremony at Marshalltown Community College on Friday, May 10, at 7 pm, in the MCC Student Activity Center. The MCC Class of 2019 includes 380 graduate applicants; this includes fall 2018 graduates and spring and summer 2019 applicants. The commencement program includes the…

MCC Painting/Drawing Exhibit

MCC Student Painting/Drawing Exhibit opens April 26

The work of Marshalltown Community College students in Professor Tim Castle’s Drawing and Painting classes is on exhibit through the evening of Friday, May 10, in the Ray Frederick Art Gallery, MCC room 306. The gallery is open weekdays from 9 am to 5 pm, closed on weekends. Painting students whose work is on display…

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Black Hills Energy Scholarship gift to MCC