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STC senior earns degree in Auto Repair Technology

STC High School senior Gabe Backen will receive an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Automotive Repair Technology from Iowa Valley Grinnell before graduating from high school later this month. He’s even already been hired and begun working as an automotive technician at Wes Finch Auto Plaza in Grinnell! Backen will receive his AAS…

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MCC offers new Cybersecurity Management course

Marshalltown Community College’s new Cybersecurity Management course is a requirement in the Computer Network Management & Technology curriculum. But MCC officials also anticipate that the course will attract business and industry professionals who need to know the latest information security methodologies to protect their employers’ increasingly at-risk data systems. Cybersecurity Management (course NET686) will be…

MCC hosts "Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic"

MCC hosts HPV Epidemic documentary

The Marshalltown Community College Practical Nursing students hosted a showing of “Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic” on Thursday, Jan. 26. Approximately 125 students and staff watched the documentary and then heard a panel discussion about HPV and its devastating (and sometimes deadly) consequences. Organizer Shelly Larson, MCC Nursing Faculty, said, “We were pleased with…

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Honors Symposium highlights students’ best work

There are 21 Marshalltown Community College students enrolled in the Honors Program, and eight of them presented their Honors projects at the inaugural MCC Honors Program Symposium last week. It was an impressive array of everything from scientific demonstrations and news broadcasts to computer coding and historical document analysis that left little doubt that the…

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MCC Spring Term Dean’s List

One hundred fifty-one students were named to the Spring 2016 (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…

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Free Help Available for College Financial Aid

Volunteers to help families fill out FAFSA Students and families can get free assistance with forms required for federal financial aid at Iowa College Goal Sunday held at Marshalltown Community College (MCC) and Iowa Valley Grinnell (IVG). Marshalltown Community College events will take place from 4-7 pm on Feb. 23, Feb. 25, and March 3,…

Dr. Robin Lilienthal

Have you thought about MCC?

By Dr. Robin Shaffer Lilienthal “Have you thought about MCC?” Those were the words that one mother told me she asked her son as he was making his college decision. It led me to wonder how many others in our communities have said the same thing to their children, grandchildren, friends, and co-workers. If you…

Jose Amaya Fulbright Scholar with Dr. Chris Russell

English professor Jose Amaya named Fulbright Scholar

Marshalltown Community College has announced that English Professor, Dr. Jose Amaya, has been named to the 2015 Fulbright Specialist Roster. This is the first time a Marshalltown Community College faculty member has received this prestigious distinction. “The College is thrilled for Dr. Amaya, and honored to have him on our faculty,” says Dr. Robin Lilienthal,…

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MCC Posts Spring Term Dean’s List

One hundred fifty-nine students were named to the Spring 2015 (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…

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2017 Honors Graduates in caps and gowns

MCC Honors Program is on the grow