MCC News


WinterFest concert is Jan. 28 at the Orpheum

The IVCCD Orpheum Theater Center will feature three bands in one night of great music during WinterFest on Saturday, Jan. 28. Land of Blood and Sunshine, The Sires, and The Halfloves will perform in the Orpheum’s Black Box Theater from 7 to 10 pm. WinterFest will begin with a set by The Halfloves, described by…

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MCC Dental Clinic offers FREE screenings Jan. 18; clinic open Jan. 18 to Mar. 1

The Marshalltown Community College Dental Assisting Program is seeking patients for its 7-week 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. 18,…

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MCC seeks bids for farmland rental

Marshalltown Community College is now accepting sealed bids for cash rental of farmland adjacent to the MCC campus. Bidders may submit sealed written bids due to Barbara Jennings, IVCCD Board Secretary, by 2:30 pm on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017. The farmland plot for rent is located just east of the Marshalltown Community College campus and…

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Willy Barker Exhibit in MCC Ray Frederick Gallery begins Jan. 18

Willy Barker of Toledo will be the next featured artist in the Ray Frederick Gallery on the Marshalltown Community College campus. The Barker exhibit opens on Wednesday, Jan. 18, at 12:15 pm with a public reception for the artist from 12:15 to 1:30 pm; light refreshments will be served. The Barker exhibit will remain on…

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MCC announces 2016 Fall Term Dean’s List

One hundred seventy-one students were named to the Fall 2016 (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…

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Financing a college education

By Matt Daniels Financing a college education can be a challenging task for many students and families, but there are many options available to assist students and families in successfully completing a post-secondary degree, diploma or certificate. The starting point for many students is to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA….

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Iowa SBDC offers free business consultations in Grinnell on Jan. 18

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 beginning at 9 am on Wednesday, Jan. 18, on the campus of Iowa Valley Grinnell, 123 Sixth Ave. West, Grinnell. The…

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MCC honored in Military Advanced Education & Transition 2017 Guide to Colleges & Universities

Military Advanced Education & Transition (MAE&T) has awarded Marshalltown Community College the designation of a Top School in its 2017 Guide to Colleges & Universities, measuring best practices in military and veteran education. The Guide is to be released this month, and will be available online at The Guide presents results of a questionnaire…

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First-ever Doris Maxfield Memorial Nursing Scholarship awarded

Stephanie Taylor of Marshalltown has been selected as the first recipient of the new Doris Maxfield Memorial Nursing Scholarship. A $60,000 gift from the estate of Doris Maxfield was invested to create a $5,000 scholarship for students in the Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN/RN) program at Marshalltown Community College. One outstanding ADN student will be…


Rafael Pereira repeats as NJCAA All-American

NJCAA Division I Men’s Soccer All-Americans For just the second time in program history, a member of the Marshalltown Community College men’s soccer team has earned back-to-back NJCAA All-American honors. Sophomore goalkeeper Rafael Pereira has been named to the NJCAA All-American Honorable Mention team for the 2016 season. Pereira, who was named to the NJCAA…

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