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MCC Honors Program impresses IVCCD Board

The spotlight was on the Marshalltown Community College Honors Program at last week’s meeting of the Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors. MCC Biology Faculty Dr. Danielle Kness, Honors Program advisor, told Board members that the Honors Program “challenges students to think, analyze, investigate, and discover at a more advanced level than commonly…

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Medical Assistants Recognition Week is Oct. 15-19

Marshalltown Community College is gearing up to celebrate Medical Assistants Recognition Week Oct. 15-19, 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. 17. In celebration of Medical Assistants Recognition Week, …

Medical Assisting 2018 graduates

2018 Medical Assisting graduates

MCC’s 2018 Medical Assisting graduates gathered for a photo after completing their required on-the-job Externships this week. Seated are Verenice Medina, MA Coordinator Dee Lynk, and Jackie Vargas. Standing, from left, are Andrea Gonzales, Kelsey DeSchamp, Darla Perez, Jessica Garcia, Cindy Mora, Analea Ordaz, Olga Avalos, MA Advisor Benita Peterson. Graduate Alexis Williams is not…

MCC Dental Assisting Students, Spring 2018

MCC Dental Clinic offers FREE screening Jan. 17; clinic open Jan. 23 to Feb. 28

The Marshalltown Community College Dental Assisting Program is seeking patients for its annual 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. 17,…

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Medical Assistants Recognition Week is Oct. 16-20

Marshalltown Community College is gearing up to celebrate Medical Assistants Recognition Week Oct. 16-20, 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. 18. In celebration of Medical Assistants Recognition Week,…

MCC Dental Assisting students

Dental Assisting program collects donations

Students in the Marshalltown Community College Dental Assisting program have been gathering donations for Texas victims of Hurricane Harvey, and last Friday they packaged and shipped those donations to hurricane victims. MCC instructor Tammy Damman has a family friend who teaches at Eisenhower High School in Houston, TX. Tammy was notified that there was a…

Terri Hungerford

Test-driving careers

Courtesy of the Iowa Department of Education A car, much like a career, can look great based on pictures and reviews, but once inside you might feel entirely different about it. For that reason, most people wouldn’t purchase a new car without first taking it for test drive. Yet, high school students often choose a…

MCC Dental Assisting students

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,…

Steven Durren

IVG offers Gunsmith Tech ‘Master Craftsman Series’

Iowa Valley Community College Grinnell has announced it will be offering Gunsmith Technology continuing education courses this summer as part of its “Master Craftsman Series”. These classes will feature the finest craftsmen in the world of firearms as instructors. Classes are open to anyone interested in the crafting of fine firearms. The first class, Metal…

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2017 Honors Graduates in caps and gowns

MCC Honors Program is on the grow