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Last-Dollar Scholarships available for MCC/IVG students

Students enrolled in qualified programs at Marshalltown Community College and Iowa Valley Grinnell are now eligible to apply for the new Last-Dollar Scholarship program. Part of Gov. Kim Reynolds’ Future Ready Iowa Act, the new scholarships will help pay tuition for up to two years of college education leading to high-demand jobs. For the 2019-20…

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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…

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MCC celebrates recognition as Emerging Hispanic-Serving Institution

MARSHALLTOWN –Marshalltown Community College is proud to announce that it has been recognized by the Excelencia in Education as an Emerging Hispanic-Serving Institution. Only three other colleges in the state have received this recognition in 2019. MCC will be hosting events throughout the year to commemorate this achievement, starting with a celebration on Monday, April 29, from 10:30 am to noon. The…

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Darwin & Becky Merrill establish new scholarship at Marshalltown Community College

MARSHALLTOWN – For some time, local residents Darwin and Becky Merrill have been thinking about starting a scholarship at Marshalltown Community College. They see MCC as a great asset to the area, particularly for students who cannot easily fund post-secondary education with savings, grants or scholarships. They were finally moved to begin their scholarship program…

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Register by March 25 for MCC’s Trivia Night

MARSHALLTOWN – The Marshalltown Community College (MCC) student veterans group is hosting a Trivia Night that will be open to the public on Saturday, March 30. The event will be held at American Legion Post #46, 1301 S. 6th St. in Marshalltown. The Trivia Night is a fundraiser for MCC’s Collegiate Veterans Association (CVA). Trivia…

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MCC is focused intently on STEM

The Marshalltown Community College Mathematics, Sciences and Computer Networking faculty will be available to discuss STEM-related topics, including careers and college courses, at upcoming local events this spring. “Science, technology, engineering and mathematics, collectively referred to as STEM, represent a huge number of industries and career fields that should definitely be top-of-mind for elementary school,…

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Prepare to ‘Romance the Language’ on Feb. 25!

(NOTE: This event was originally scheduled for Feb. 12; it has been rescheduled to Feb. 25 due to weather.) Winter weather should never stand in the way of romance, right? Holding firmly to that belief, the Marshalltown Community College Humanities Division and Orpheum Theater Center invite the public to celebrate Valentine’s Day a little late…

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MCC is named a 2019-2020 Military Friendly® School

Continuing its mission to provide veterans and their spouses with the finest choices for post-secondary education, VIQTORY has released the 2019-2020 Military Friendly® Schools list, which includes Marshalltown Community College. “At MCC, we are pleased to support the educational and career successes of our veteran students,” says Dr. Robin Lilienthal, MCC Provost. “Our Collegiate Veterans Association…

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Corey Brown Memorial Scholarship established

The Marshalltown High School Class of 1987, in honor of classmate Craig Brown and Michelle (Johnson, MHS ’92) Brown, has established, has established a new Corey Brown Memorial Scholarship Fund with the MCC Foundation. “As a community of alumni, we prayed for Corey’s safe return together and were shocked and heartbroken at the end of…

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MCC hosts FAFSA Ready Iowa Tuesday, Feb. 5

Students and families can get free assistance with forms required for federal financial aid at FAFSA Ready Iowa sessions hosted by Marshalltown Community College next week. The FAFSA help will be available from 4 to 7 pm on Tuesday, Feb. 5, in the MCC Computer Lab, room 213. “Anyone planning to attend college and who…

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Black Hills Energy Scholarship gift to MCC