COVID-19 Update as of Mar. 26, 2020

Check https://www.iavalley.edu/about-the-district/covid-19-updates/ for additional updates regarding IVCCD’s responses to COVID-19.

Happily, there is no new emergency news today! Our campuses are open to select students and employees only. Online classes are going smoothly; lab classes and events remain canceled until mid-April. Students can access services and staff through email. Our switchboards are accepting calls, but most staff are not on campus at this time. We hope you and your families are staying healthy and enjoying today’s spring weather. MCC computer labs are now available by appointment for current students. Call or text 641-328-9710 from Monday-Friday, from 10 am to 4 pm.

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Pair a Docs

The Pair a Docs Club is a group for students studying to become professionals in the medical fields including but not limited to DO, MD, DVM, PT/PTA or DDS/DMD.  Club meetings and field trips will focus on mentorship/advising in pre-professional coursework, career exploration, and networking.  In addition, students develop relationships and support systems with their fellow students and advisers.   Our goal is to provide unique experiences that will help student decide if a medical career is right for them and empower them to reach their goals.

Events

Check out these upcoming Events! If you are interested in attending any of these events, please contact Dr. Kness at Danielle.Kness@iavalley.edu or sign up at a Pair a Docs event. *Times include travel to and from school.

College Tours

  • Iowa State Veterinary School Tour (DVM):
    Spring 2020 Date: TBD

Trips/Conventions

Opportunities for PA, DO, and PT Students

DMU offers several Preview Opportunities looking to become Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine, Physical Therapists or Physician’s Assistants.  Participants will get an in-depth look at medical schools.  Application due dates are listed below.

  • PA Preview – application deadline March 1
  • DPT Preview – application deadline May 1
  • DPM Preview – application deadline June 15

Go to: https://www.dmu.edu/admission/events/dmu-preview/

Associations

Student can find information on requirements for perspective career pathways.  Students can generally join the each of these associations.  Membership includes access to information on pathways of study, study tools for National Pre-Entrance Exams, Association Conferences and much more!

Pair a Docs Club is a Chapter of the APVMA.  MPVMA

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