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ECC is named a Home Base Iowa CHAMPS Partner

Ellsworth Community College has been named a Partner of the Home Base Iowa Certified Higher Academic Military Partner (CHAMPs) program, which helps promote Iowa as an attractive place for veterans and their family who choose to pursue their higher education goals. To qualify as a Home Base Iowa CHAMPS Partner, ECC documented how it met specific criteria related to…

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Register now for ECC fall term classes

IOWA FALLS – Now’s the time to apply for admission to Ellsworth Community College and register for fall term classes, which start Monday, Aug. 26. The sooner the better, the ECC Admissions Office staff advises … many required freshman classes are already filling up. “It seems like our students fall into two distinct groups: the…

Last-Dollar Scholarships available for ECC students

Students enrolled in qualified programs at Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls are now eligible to apply for the new Last-Dollar Scholarship program. Part of Gov. Kim Reynolds’ Future Ready Iowa Act, the new scholarships will help pay tuition for up to two years of college education leading to high-demand jobs. For the 2019-20 academic…


ECC awards 17 Hamilton Ag Scholarships

Seventeen high school seniors have been selected to receive Bob & Arlene Hamilton Excellence in Agriculture Scholarships to attend Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls for the 2019-20 academic year. The scholarships, worth $5,000 each, are awarded to qualifying students entering one of ECC’s production agriculture-related degree programs. The 19-20 Hamilton Scholarship recipients are Emma…

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ECC announces 2019 Spring Term Dean’s List

One hundred twenty-eight students were named to the Spring 2019 (January to May) Dean’s List at Ellsworth Community College. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, students must have taken 12 or more credit hours during the semester (a full-time class load) and have earned at least a 3.5 grade point average for the Spring…

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Ellsworth STEM registrations now open

Registrations are now being accepted for the Iowa Falls STEM Camp being offered by Ellsworth Community College, July 29 – Aug. 1. The camp meets Monday through Thursday in the Math/Science building on the ECC campus. There are two classes offered during the four days, one from 5:00 to 6:15 pm and the other from…

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ECC BPA members attend National Leadership Conference

Four members of the ECC Business Professionals of America Club attended the 2019 National BPA Leadership Conference in Anaheim, CA May 1-5. Members had the opportunity to participate, network and compete in various business related contests with more than 5,000 students from across the United States and Puerto Rico. Students who competed at the National…

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ECC Horse Judging Team places at NACTA

Ellsworth Community College’s Horse Judging team and Hippology team competed at the 2019 North America Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture contests, hosted by Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky on April 11-13. The Horse Judging team placed 3rd out of 11 teams and the Hippology team placed 2nd out of 8 teams. During the Hippology…

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Dr. Chris Duree to receive ECC honorary degree

Dr. Chris Duree to receive ECC honorary degree The Ellsworth Community College Board of Trustees will present retiring IVCCD Chancellor Dr. Chris Duree with an honorary Doctor of Administrative Leadership (honoris causa) degree in recognition of his 38 years in public education. The honorary degree will be presented during the Ellsworth Community College commencement ceremony on Friday, May…

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Ellsworth Agriculture announces partnership with Morningside College

Ellsworth Community College announced a partnership with Morningside College at a signing on Friday, April 5, 2019. The partnership with MC’s Pathways Program is intended for students interested in pursuing a bachelor’s degree in the areas of Agriculture and Food Science. Students who are interested can apply as early as the end of their first…

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Two ECC students named to All-Iowa Academic Team