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Nate Chua

A balanced education

By Nate Chua It’s said that the key to a healthy lifestyle comes from balance. Good eating habits along with exercise and plenty of rest have a bigger impact on a person’s health when combined. Similarly, for someone pursuing a college education, balance is also crucial to achieving one’s goals. But outside of the classes,…

Dr. Robin Lilienthal

MCC’s Commitment to Campus Safety

By Dr. Robin Lilienthal What keeps me up at night? As a parent, wife, daughter, friend, colleague, and college leader there are many issues and concerns that oftentimes keep “the sandman” away.  But I have to admit that headlines like “32 Killed at Virginia Tech” (2007), “27 Killed at Sandy Hook Elementary” (2012), and “10…

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Community Response Coalition seeks to coordinate communication, services and support

Coalition is formed to address Marshall County needs regarding heightened immigration enforcement Marshalltown Community College representatives are among a group of concerned citizens representing organizations throughout Marshalltown has begun convening to coordinate responses to the increased potential of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention or deportation. The goals of the Coalition are to provide timely…

Day of Caring 2017

MCC students participate in Day of Caring

Nearly 50 Marshalltown Community College students participated in the April 18 United Way Day of Caring by volunteering from 8 am to noon at nine local sites. The students did projects that ranged from outdoor cleanup and landscaping to stocking shelves, painting, installing smoke detectors and putting labels on plaques for the Central Iowa Art…

Matt Daniels

Financing a college education

By Matt Daniels Financing a college education can be a challenging task for many students and families, but there are many options available to assist students and families in successfully completing a post-secondary degree, diploma or certificate. The starting point for many students is to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA….

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Rafael Pereira repeats as NJCAA All-American

NJCAA Division I Men’s Soccer All-Americans For just the second time in program history, a member of the Marshalltown Community College men’s soccer team has earned back-to-back NJCAA All-American honors. Sophomore goalkeeper Rafael Pereira has been named to the NJCAA All-American Honorable Mention team for the 2016 season. Pereira, who was named to the NJCAA…

Dr. Robin Lilienthal

I have a great job!

By Dr. Robin Lilienthal I am going to make a bold statement by saying that I just might have the best job in Marshall County. Despite long hours and sometimes stressful decisions, I often have to pinch myself because I can’t believe how lucky I am that I get to work with college students every…

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MCC Volleyball to hold open tryouts

Marshalltown Community College volleyball head coach Peter Cruz has announced open tryouts Monday, August 24 and Tuesday, August 25 from 8 – 10 pm in the Student Activity Center. Players must have previous playing experience and be full-time students at Marshalltown. Players must have a physical done prior to the tryout and should contact coach…

Featured News

2017 Honors Graduates in caps and gowns

MCC Honors Program is on the grow