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ECC announces Spring 2021 graduates

IOWA FALLS – Sixty-four students have completed all requirements of their respective degree programs as of the end of the Spring 2021 semester and are now graduates of Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls.  These graduates were honored with their peers at the commencement ceremony in May. All Spring 2021 graduates are listed by their…

ECC announces 2021 Spring Term Dean’s List

IOWA FALLS, IA – One hundred thirty-two students were named to the Spring 2021 (January to May) Dean’s List at Ellsworth Community College. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, students must have earned a minimum of 12 credit hours during the semester (a full-time class load) and had at least a 3.5 grade point…

Ellsworth Community College celebrates with a groundbreaking ceremony

IOWA FALLS, IA – Ellsworth Community College and Iowa Valley Community College District administration, board members, employees, and community members celebrated the breaking of new ground for a new residence hall on ECC’s campus Monday afternoon. This new residence hall will begin construction and is slated to be complete and ready for students to move…

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Date Change – Ellsworth STEM Camp Moved to July 29-30

Organizers have announced that this year’s Ellsworth Community College STEM Camp for students entering grades 3-12 will be moved to Thursday and Friday, July 29-30. Organizers are making the schedule change to accommodate RAGBRAI, as Iowa Falls is an overnight host city on Tuesday, July 27. Students can enroll in a morning session, an afternoon…

ECC prepares to break ground for new dorm

IOWA FALLS – Ellsworth Community College will break ground for a new residence hall on Monday, June 14, at 2 PM.  The groundbreaking will be held at 804 Elm Street, just west of the Math Science building on ECC’s campus.  This is the first step in many residence hall updates which fall under the scope…

ECC community honors late student with an endowed scholarship

IOWA FALLS – On April 27, Robert Givens Jr., an Ellsworth Community College student, tragically lost his life in a drowning accident on the Iowa River.  The Ellsworth College Foundation, along with Givens’ family, has established an endowed scholarship to honor Robert’s memory. Though Givens was a student for less than a semester, he made…

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Ellsworth Community College to Host Virtual Graduation

Ellsworth Community College will be celebrating graduation for the 2020-2021 academic year for students who have met the requirements for graduation at the end of the Fall 2020, Spring 2021, and Summer 2021 terms. Due to the pandemic, ECC graduates will be honored at the Virtual Graduation Celebration event on Friday, May 7, at 2:00…

The Dale Howard Family Activity Center will fully open to the community

IOWA FALLS – Beginning May 10, 2021, the Iowa Falls community will be able to utilize the Dale Howard Family Activity Center (DHFAC) on Ellsworth Community College’s campus without restriction, though members will still be required to wear masks while in the building.  This return to mostly standard operating procedures happens after more than a…

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Tragedy Strikes Ellsworth Community

The Ellsworth Community College campus community is mourning the loss of a student following a tragic accident on Tuesday evening in which the student drowned. The student was a freshman on the ECC Wrestling team. He was on campus a short time but made a big impact while he was here. With a fun, outgoing personality, he…

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Phi Theta Kappa welcomes new inductees in Spring 2021 induction ceremony.

IOWA FALLS – Ellsworth Community College held its spring Phi Theta Kappa induction ceremony on Thursday evening.  The following students were inducted into the honor society: Estrella Alamillo, Mary Ash, Sydney Clark, Sarai Cortes, Madelin Egeland, Kennedy Eskildsen, Bethany Greenfield, Liliana Hill, Joshua Kamara, Rhianna Kryfka, Maggie Meyers, Reagan Meyers, Jayda Nehl, Isabelle Ruppert, Katelyn…

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Two ECC students named to All-Iowa Academic Team