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Kristy Parker, new dental faculty

MCC welcomes new dental faculty

MARSHALLTOWN –  Marshalltown Community College is pleased to announce that Kristy Parker has been named as the new Program Chair and Dental Assisting Faculty Member. She comes to MCC with over 20 years of experience in the dental profession. Parker earned her Associate’s Degree at Indian Hills Community College, her Bachelor’s degree at Graceland University…

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Medical Assistants Recognition Week is Oct. 21-25

Both Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls and Marshalltown Community College are gearing up to celebrate Medical Assistants Recognition Week Oct. 21-25, as designated by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA). Medical assistants across the country will be recognized during this special week and honored on Medical Assistants Recognition Day, which is Wednesday, Oct….

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Grease fire in MCC dorm

MARSHALLTOWN – Early morning on Sunday, Sept. 29, at approximately 2 am, a grease fire broke out in one of the suite apartments of the South Hall dorm on the Marshalltown Community College campus. The sprinkler and alarm systems were activated and residents were quickly evacuated. No injuries occurred in the evacuation or the fire,…

Alliant Energy gifts Backhoe to MCC Utility Technician Program

MARSHALLTOWN – Alliant Energy has always been a strong supporter of the Utility Technician program at Marshalltown Community College. Recently the company showed its support by donating a Case 580K backhoe to the college. “Our Utility Technician programs at MCC would not be successful without the support of utilities like Alliant Energy,” commented Rick Dorsey,…

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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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MCC 3D and 2D student exhibits

Altered book exhibit opens Oct. 23