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Osgood Library at ECC receives state grant

IOWA FALLS – Ellsworth Community College’s Osgood Library was awarded $13,970 by the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs, one of 176 grants given across the state.  This project is supported in part by the State Historical Society of Iowa, Historical Resource Development Program. “These funds are critical to help sustain arts, film, heritage and cultural…

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ECC announced graduates for the 2019-2020 academic year

On Friday, May 8, graduates of Ellsworth Community College took their next step as they became alumni of the College. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ECC was unable to have a ceremony to honor the graduates. Graduates include those that completed their degree or diploma work during the winter 2019 term and spring and summer…

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ECC announces plans for Fall 2020

To say that this semester will be unlike any other is an understatement for students and faculty returning to Ellsworth Community College for fall classes which begin on August 24.  However, one thing will be the same: many classes will continue to meet in-person. The summer months have been filled with making plans, evaluating them…

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Continued closure of the Ellsworth Equestrian Center

The Ellsworth Equestrian Center is typically bustling with activity this time of year.  Ellsworth Community College faculty and staff are usually preparing for the return of students for the fall semester.  Weekends are usually booked out for events ranging from breed shows to equipment showcases.  However, this year is anything but usual for the 75,100…

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ECC announces 2020 Spring Term Dean’s List

One hundred thirty-five students were named to the Spring 2020 (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…

Ellsworth Community College Library offers state-wide book return

COVID19 had required many businesses and services to find creative solutions to new and unique challenges.  Sandra Greufe, Library Services Manager at Ellsworth Community College, and her staff were no different. “I was notified by the University of Iowa Libraries that they were developing a plan to a return of their materials from students across…

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Dale Howard Family Activity Center welcomes new director

As Governor Reynolds loosens restrictions and more facilities and services reopen, including fitness centers, many in the Iowa Falls community look forward to being able to utilize the Dale Howard Family Activity Center (DHFAC). At this time, the DHFAC remains open as a rehab facility for Hansen Family Hospital’s physical therapy patients. Iowa Falls community…

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Ellsworth Equine program flourishes amid COVID-19 challenges

How do college faculty and students in a hands-on career training program like Equine Management and Equine Science adjust during a pandemic that forces all learning online? At Ellsworth Community College, it has been with lots of patience and grace … plus an abundance of hope and anticipation for being hands-on with the horses in…

Ellsworth STEM Camp is July 27-28

Organizers have announced that this year’s Ellsworth Community College STEM Camp for students entering grades 3-12 will be held Monday and Tuesday, July 27 & 28. Students can enroll in a morning session, an afternoon session, or both (grouped by grade levels). “Our ECC faculty are excited about the summer STEM Camp coming up,” says…

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All-Iowa Academic Team-ECC

Two ECC students named to All-Iowa Academic Team