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Medina Family Scholarships awarded at MCC

For the fourth consecutive year, Alfonso Medina Jr. came to the Marshalltown Community College campus to award the annual Medina Family Scholarship to two deserving MCC students. This year’s recipients of the $400 scholarship are Mariana Gonzalez Ordaz and Tiffany Thomas (both of Marshalltown), who were selected based on their essays entitled “The American Dream.”…

Pele Waddilove receives Quilt of Valor

Pele Waddilove receives Quilt of Valor

Congratulations to Pele Waddilove, Marshalltown Community College Health Occupations Office Assistant, who was awarded a Quilt of Valor in recognition of her military service at a ceremony on Nov. 9. The event was hosted by members of Central Iowa Quilt Sew-ciety. A total of 16 quilts were awarded to veterans who served from World War…

MCC PTK Fall Induction

MCC inducts 28 into Phi Theta Kappa honor society

The Alpha Iota Rho Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Marshalltown Community College inducted 28 new members this week. Phi Theta Kappa is an international honor society for two-year colleges. To qualify for membership, MCC students must be in a degree-seeking program with a cumulative 3.5 grade point average, and have completed a minimum of…

IVG Fall 2018 Phi Theta Kappa inductees

Iowa Valley Grinnell Phi Theta Kappa inducts new members

Eight Iowa Valley Community College Grinnell students were inducted into the Beta Sigma Chi chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society last night. The new PTK inductees are, by hometown: Brooklyn – Charles Goodrich, Derek Maxfield and Devon Maxfield. Grinnell – Jesse Dudley and Ayrian Whisenand. Montezuma – Harry Hamilton, Olivia Moretz and Carrington…

PTK Leadership Conference 2018

Kaylee Howe named PTK Outstanding Student Leader

One student and two advisors from the Marshalltown Community College Phi Theta Kappa chapter attended the PTK Iowa Leadership Conference Oct. 4-5 in Des Moines. MCC student and PTK Vice President Kaylee Howe and PTK Advisors P.J. Colbert and Pele Waddilove attended, as well as about 80 students and advisors from other Iowa PTK chapters….

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Bentiwa Johnson receives Robert D. Blue Scholarship

State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald announced recently that Bentiwa Johnson, a Marshalltown Community College student, was among nine Iowans to receive a Robert D. Blue Scholarship for the 2018-19 academic year. The Robert D. Blue Scholarship, given by the Iowa Centennial Memorial Foundation (of which Fitzgerald is a member), assists Iowa college students with their educational…

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MCC is ranked 4th best online college in Iowa

Marshalltown Community College received word this week that it is ranked as the fourth best community college in Iowa for online degree programs by TheBestColleges.org. MCC offers a fully transferrable, 64 credit Associate of Arts (AA) degree entirely online, as well as an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Paralegal degree. “The higher education landscape is…

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MCC 2017-2018 graduates announced

On Friday, May 4, graduates of Marshalltown Community College took their next step as they became alumni of the College. Many graduates completed their degree or diploma work during the summer 2018 terms, which just concluded on July 20. All MCC FY18 graduates are listed by their hometown, followed by the degree/diploma awarded (AA is…

Elizabeth Castellanos

Castellanos receives Carver Scholarship

Marshalltown Community College graduate Elizabeth Castellanos has an extra reason to celebrate this summer as she takes the next step in her college journey. She has been named a 2018 Carver Scholar, joining just a select few throughout the state of Iowa. Castellanos will be enrolled at Iowa State University this fall, where she plans…

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MCC Announces Spring Term Dean’s List

One hundred eighty-eight students were named to the Spring 2018 (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