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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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‘Kickin’ the Kaiser’ historical program is Sept. 26 at MCC

Marshalltown Community College’s Western Civilization class is co-sponsoring a program that’s part of a 60-venue, four-state, five-week fall tour entitled “The Kaiser, The Killer, The Clan and The Cow War: The Lasting Legacy of Reaction-Based Social Movements in America’s Heartland, 1914-1934.” Iowa historian Michael Luick-Thrams will present “Kickin’ the Kaiser” at MCC on Wednesday, Sept….

College Fair 2016

MCC hosts College Fair for area high school upperclassmen & parents

All area high school juniors and seniors and their parents are invited to learn more about their college options at the Marshalltown College Fair. This year’s Fair will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 25, from 9 to 11 am at Marshalltown Community College. Hosted by the Iowa Association for College Admission Counseling, the event will…

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La Patronal presents Fiesta de Perú to MCC

The Marshalltown Community College Diversity Committee is sponsoring a performance of La Patronal for MCC students and staff on Wednesday, Sept. 19, at 1 pm in Babe Harder Gym. The educational concert will include musical and dancing performances, interactivity with the audience, and an opportunity for students to ask questions of the Peruvian performers. La…

Poetry Month

MCC hosts 6th Annual National Poetry Month event at the Orpheum

Marshalltown Community College will celebrate National Poetry Month with “The United State of Poetry” on Monday, April 16, at the IVCCD Orpheum Theater Center. The event will include a variety of classical poetry readings beginning at 7 pm. A few readers are still being recruited, but many will be MCC students. Organizers anticipate that the…

Diversity Gallery Walk (Lindsey)

MCC Diversity Gallery Walk is Mar. 26-30

It’s a rare individual who hasn’t “judged a book by its cover” now and then, in some respect or another. But Marshalltown Community College students are hoping that next week’s Diversity Gallery Walk will cause people to pause before making assumptions or judgments about others. When it comes to people, MCC believes there’s always more…

MCC Collegiate Veterans Association members at NATCON 2018

MCC student veterans attend national conference

Three members of the Marshalltown Community College Collegiate Veterans Association (CVA) attended the Student Veterans of America National Conference in San Antonio, TX, last month. SVA’s national conference (NATCON) is the largest annual gathering of student veterans, advocates, thought leaders, stakeholders, and supporters in higher education in the world. MCC students Drew Elliott (U.S. Navy)…

Phi Theta Kappa collects hats/mittens for kids

Phi Theta Kappa collects mitten/hat donations

Members of Marshalltown Community College’s Phi Theta Kappa honor society chapter collected 111 pairs of gloves/mittens and 40 hats for preschool to 5th grade students in the Marshalltown area. The mitten/hat drive, sponsored by PTK as a commitment to the honor society hallmark of Service, ran Nov. 28 through Dec. 8; the majority of the donations…

MCC Veterans Day participants

MCC hosts Veterans Day ceremony

Retired Navy Commander Mark Feilmann was the guest speaker when the Marshalltown Community College Collegiate Veterans Association held its annual Veterans Day ceremony last week. Feilmann, now an adjunct math instructor for MCC, told the group about his career as a Navy pilot, stationed mostly in Norfolk, VA and in Italy. He talked about the…

PTK Fall Leadership Conference attendees

PTK members attend Leadership Conference

Six members and two advisors from the Marshalltown Community College and Iowa Valley Grinnell Phi Theta Kappa chapters attended the PTK Iowa Leadership Conference this month in Carroll, Iowa. MCC attendees included students Allison Fisher, Jared Bowman, Cynthia Coury, Celise Sprague and Theresa Patterson, and PTK Advisors P.J. Colbert and Pele Waddilove. Iowa Valley Grinnell…

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2017 Honors Graduates in caps and gowns

MCC Honors Program is on the grow