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Iowa SBDC offers free business consultations on April 6

GRINNELL – Iowa Valley Community College Grinnell will host Paul Heath of the University of Iowa Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in April for free, confidential business consultations. Heath will be available for one-hour, one-on-one sessions beginning at 9 am on Thursday, April 6, on the campus of Iowa Valley Grinnell, 123 Sixth Ave. West,…

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College Planning En Español is Mar. 26

Marshalltown Community College will host its second annual College Planning En Español event on Sunday, March 26, from 2 to 4:30 pm. Participants will learn how to enroll at MCC, how to access financial aid and scholarship resources, and hear from Latino students about their experiences at MCC. “The goal of this event is to…

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Three will earn MCC degree before high school diploma!

It’s not often that a high school student will earn a college degree before receiving his/her high school diploma, but three area seniors are on track to do just that. Mahala Doyle and McKenna Knock of South Tama County High School and Grace Bandstra of East Marshall High School will participate in the Marshalltown Community…

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MCC & IVG students named to 2017 All-Iowa Academic Team

Marshalltown Community College (MCC) students Barbara Araoz and Hannah Stone and Iowa Valley Grinnell (IVG) students Shane Gibson and Kayte Werner were honored as members of Phi Theta Kappa’s 2017 All-Iowa Academic Team at a banquet in Des Moines on March 1. The top Iowa community college students are nominated each year by the Phi…

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MCC & IVG receive PTK recognition

The Marshalltown Community College (MCC) and Iowa Valley Grinnell (IVG) chapters of Phi Theta Kappa have been named 2017 Reach Chapters for having successfully recruited a high percentage of qualified students into PTK. Last year, PTK launched the Reach Program to recognize and reward chapters that excel in membership development. The goal of the program…

IVGrinnell Spring PTK Induction

Iowa Valley Grinnell Phi Theta Kappa inducts new members

Twelve (12) Iowa Valley Community College Grinnell students were inducted into the Beta Sigma Chi chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society on Feb. 8. The new PTK inductees are, by hometown: Brooklyn – Hope Beck and Zane Winter. Grinnell – Jean Paul Dugas, Jaylene Hall, Kyra Hungerford, Anna Mallory, Kara Schueler and Amy…

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MCC hosts ‘Jam the Gym’ night Feb. 25

Marshalltown Community College will host “Jam the Gym” night for its men’s and women’s basketball double-header on Saturday, Feb. 25. Two $500 scholarships will be awarded to students in addition to many other giveaways throughout the night. The MCC women’s and men’s and basketball teams will be taking on Northeast Community College (Nebraska) at 5…

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Jen McClung will perform Mar. 11 at the Orpheum

The IVCCD Orpheum Theater Center will feature Jen McClung in concert on Saturday, March 11, from 7 to 9 pm. Known as a poet, artist and musician, McClung lives in Ames, teaches at Iowa State University, and recently released her third album, Wildfire. With a master’s degree (MFA) in Writing and several literary awards to…

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Kristin Peterson Exhibit in Ray Frederick Gallery begins Mar. 1

Kristin Peterson of Marshalltown will be the next featured artist in the Ray Frederick Gallery on the Marshalltown Community College campus. The Peterson exhibit opens on Wednesday, Mar.1, at 12:15 pm with a public reception for the artist from 12:15 to 1:30 pm; light refreshments will be served. The exhibit will remain on display through…

It's FAFSA time

High school seniors/parents invited to FAFSA workshops

Marshalltown Community College invites all high school seniors and their parents to one of three FAFSA workshops being held on Tuesday, Feb. 21; Thursday, Feb. 23, and Thursday, Mar. 2, at MCC. All workshops will be from 4 to 7 pm in the MCC computer lab in room 215. Volunteers will help participants fill out…

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