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Hispanic Initiative

How the Latinos Can Coalition can help

¡MCC ES PARA MI!

Marshalltown Community College is committed to creating the best experience for all of our students. Currently, almost 20% of our MCC student population identify as Hispanic/Latino.  We are dedicated to providing opportunities that are unique to our Hispanic/Latino community.

MCC ES PARA MI MISSION:

We are committed to honoring the diversity of our Hispanic/Latino community, fostering dialogue in an inclusive learning environment, and serving as a partner in achieving academic success and economic vitality.

MCC Es Para Mi Goals:

  • Improve programs and services to increase student retention, persistence and completion.
  • Build strong partnerships with the community to increase visibility and enrollment.
  • Create cycles of opportunity to support Hispanic/Latino students and their families.
  • Accelerate upward mobility of our Latino community by providing strong educational pathways to career success.

Emerging Hispanic-Serving Institution

This designation is awarded to a college or university identified by Excelencia In Education, a national organization focused on Hispanic student success, with at least 15% of its students as defined by Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System(IPEDS). Only four colleges in Iowa have this designation including MCC.

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