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ECC inducts 24 into Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

The Alpha Iota Omega Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Ellsworth Community College inducted 24 new members during the fall semester. Phi Theta Kappa is an international honor society for two-year colleges. To qualify for membership, ECC students must be in a degree-seeking program with a cumulative 3.25 grade point average, and have completed a…

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IVCCD declares Week of Giving

The Iowa Valley Community College District Employee Engagement Committee has declared Dec. 3-7 as its Week of Giving. During the week, local community college employees and community members are encouraged to support one or more designated projects with donations. All donations will be directed to community college students and/or community charities. The daily designated projects…

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ECC will host Veterans Day program on Nov. 12

The public is invited to attend a Veterans Day program hosted by Ellsworth Community College on Monday, Nov. 12. At noon there will be a formal Veteran’s recognition ceremony in the lobby of Kruse Main Hall with remarks by CPT Justin Wygle, a member of the 1-194 Field Artillery Battalion in Fort Dodge. In August…

Kevin Butt receiving the Association of Community College Trustees 2018 Central Regional Faculty Member Award.

ECC’s Kevin Butt Receives ACCT Distinguished Faculty Award

Ellsworth Community College’s Agriculture Professor, Kevin Butt, was chosen as the recipient of the Association of Community College Trustees 2018 Central Regional Faculty Member Award. The award was presented on Friday, October 26 in New York City. Butt was accompanied by Iowa Valley Community College District Chancellor, Dr. Christopher Duree, IVCCD Board President, Larry Johnson,…

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ECC Horse Judging Team competes at the All American Quarter Horse Congress

Ellsworth Community College’s Horse Judging Team placed 5th overall at the All American Quarter Horse Congress in Columbus, OH on October 17. The team competed with 65 teams from across the nation. The team also placed 5th in performance, 4th in halter and 5th in reasons. “I am so proud of this team and all…

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Nearly 500 high school students attend ECC Career Day

475 area high school sophomores and juniors attended career day at Ellsworth Community College on Oct. 17. ECC’s career day is geared to guide students toward possible careers and learn more about the college process. The local high schools included, AGWSR, Iowa Falls/Alden, South Hardin, Aplington-Parkersburg and Webster City. Guest speaker Jason Levasseur, incorporated his musical talents…

Medical Assistants Recognition Week

Medical Assistants Recognition Week

Ellsworth Community College is gearing up to celebrate Medical Assistants Recognition Week Oct. 15-19, as designated by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA). Medical assistants across the country will be recognized during this special week and honored on Medical Assistants Recognition Day, which is Wednesday, Oct. 17. In celebration of Medical Assistants Recognition Week,…

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Medical Assisting programs receive reaccreditation notice

Iowa Valley Community College District has received notice that the Medical Assisting programs offered at Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls and Marshalltown Community College have been reaccredited through 2027. The nine-year reaccreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Occupation Programs (CAAHEP) recognizes that the programs are in compliance with nationally established accreditation…


ECC Students Named 2018 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars

Ellsworth Community College students, Sara Qualley of Iowa Falls and Emily Timmerman of Alden were two of 207 Phi Theta Kappa members named a 2018 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar and will receive a $1,000 scholarship. The Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholarship Program helps new Phi Theta Kappa members defray educational expenses while enrolled in associate…

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ECC 2017-2018 Fall-Spring Graduates Announced

On Friday, May 4, the graduates of Ellsworth Community College’s Class of 2018 took their next step and became alumni of the College. Graduates listed below are those who completed their degree work during the fall 2017 and spring/summer 2018 terms. Graduates are listed alphabetically by hometown. The students’ names are followed by the degree/diploma…

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Randy Jennings, Ellsworth College Board of Trustees

Randy Jennings to receive ECC honorary degree