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Aaron Freland photography exhibit opens Feb. 21

   Marshalltown Community College Academic Advising Specialist Aaron Freland will share a display of his nature photography in MCC’s Ray Frederick Gallery, room 306, on the Marshalltown Community College campus. The Freland exhibit opens with a reception from 12:15 to 1:30 pm on Wednesday, Feb. 21, and will be on display through noon Friday, Mar….

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MCC honored in Military Advanced Education & Transition 2018 Guide

Military Advanced Education & Transition (MAE&T) has awarded Marshalltown Community College the designation of a Top School in its 2018 Guide to Colleges & Universities, measuring best practices in military and veteran education. The Guide was released recently, and is available online at The Guide presents results of a questionnaire of the military-supportive policies…

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MCC student veterans attend national conference

Three members of the Marshalltown Community College Collegiate Veterans Association (CVA) attended the Student Veterans of America National Conference in San Antonio, TX, last month. SVA’s national conference (NATCON) is the largest annual gathering of student veterans, advocates, thought leaders, stakeholders, and supporters in higher education in the world. MCC students Drew Elliott (U.S. Navy)…

Nate Chua

A balanced education

By Nate Chua It’s said that the key to a healthy lifestyle comes from balance. Good eating habits along with exercise and plenty of rest have a bigger impact on a person’s health when combined. Similarly, for someone pursuing a college education, balance is also crucial to achieving one’s goals. But outside of the classes,…

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MCC LPN program ranked #2 in Iowa

The Practical Nursing diploma programs at Marshalltown Community College and Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls (both operated by Iowa Valley Community College District) have been ranked the #2 Top Accredited LPN Program in Iowa for 2018 by The rankings, released last month, are based on a methodology that includes NCLEX-PN exam passage…

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Robert J. Aldrich Memorial Scholarship established

A new scholarship will be available to Marshalltown Community College students as the result of an endowment gift in excess of $30,000 from the family and friends of MCC Alumnus Robert J. Aldrich. The $500 Robert J. Aldrich Memorial Scholarship will be for students in approved skilled trades programs, with preference given to non-traditional students….

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MCC scholarship applications encouraged

The Marshalltown Community College Foundation is accepting scholarship applications for the 2018-19 academic year now. All prospective and current MCC students should fill out a general scholarship application, which will make them eligible for nearly all of the more than $340,000 the Foundation expects to award. There is no deadline to apply for scholarships, but…

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MCC announces 2017 Fall Term Dean’s List

One hundred eighty-five students were named to the Fall 2017 (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…

MCC Dental Assisting Students, Spring 2018

MCC Dental Clinic offers FREE screening Jan. 17; clinic open Jan. 23 to Feb. 28

The Marshalltown Community College Dental Assisting Program is seeking patients for its annual Dental Clinic operation. Each year, the MCC Dental Clinic provides a fully operational dental clinic with contracted, licensed dentists in order to provide direct instructor supervision for its dental assisting students. The clinic will provide a ‘free screening’ on Wednesday Jan. 17,…

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Iowa SBDC offers free business consultations on Jan. 25 in Grinnell

Iowa Valley Community College Grinnell will host Paul Heath of the University of Iowa Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in January for free, confidential business consultations. Heath will be available for one-hour, one-on-one sessions from 9 am to 4 pm on Thursday, Jan. 25, on the campus of Iowa Valley Grinnell, 123 Sixth Ave. West,…

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2017 Honors Graduates in caps and gowns

MCC Honors Program is on the grow