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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…

BPA May 2019

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…

NACTA Banquet 2019

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…

Dr. Chris Duree

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…

William Deeds, Morningside Provost and Dr. Martin Reimer, ECC Provost

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…

Emily Timmerman and Sara

Two ECC students named to All-Iowa Academic Team

Ellsworth Community College students Sara Qualley and Emily Timmerman were inducted to Phi Theta Kappa’s 2019 All-Iowa Academic Team at a banquet in Des Moines on March 4, 2019. The top Iowa community college students are nominated each year by the Phi Theta Kappa chapter at each campus. Sara Qualley, is a Sophomore from Iowa…

BPA Students; Top Row (left to right): Isaiah Rono, Janey Furnald, Madison Dennis and Jovis Shoemaker.

ECC Business Professionals of America Club Competes at State Leadership Conference

Four Ellsworth Community College’s Business Professionals of America Club members attended the State Leadership Conference in Des Moines on February 17-18. ECC competed against other Iowa Community Colleges in a wide variety of contests. Qualifying students advance to the national contests May 1-5 in Anaheim, CA. Officer elections were also held during the conference and…

ECC awards Jam the Gym scholarships 2019

Six $500 scholarships and an ECC Panther Zone gift card were awarded when Ellsworth Community College hosted area high school seniors for Jam the Gym on January 26. The winners included (scholarships) Cooper Johnson from Valley High School, Megan Qualley from Iowa Falls-Alden High School, Megan Mitchell from South Hardin High School, Denashia Steffen from…

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ECC announces 2018 Fall Term Dean’s List

One hundred twenty-eight students were named to the Fall 2018 (August to December) 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 while attending classes…


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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Randy Jennings, Ellsworth College Board of Trustees

Randy Jennings to receive ECC honorary degree