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Hispanic Initiative

How the Latinos Can Coalition can help


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.


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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