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Two ECC students named to All-Iowa Academic Team

Ellsworth Community College students Kristina Dempster and Sophie Helldorff were inducted to Phi Theta Kappa’s 2018 All-Iowa Academic Team at a banquet in Des Moines on Feb. 28. The top Iowa community college students are nominated each year by the Phi Theta Kappa chapter at each campus. Kristina Dempster of Wellsburg is studying Psychology at…

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ECC’s LPN program ranked #1 in Iowa

The Practical Nursing diploma programs at Ellsworth Community College and Marshalltown Community College in Iowa Falls continue to draw accolades based on student successes. Recently ranked the #2 Top Accredited LPN Program in Iowa for 2018 by TopNursing.org, the programs have also been named the #1 Iowa LPN Program for 2018 by PracticalNursing.org. The PracticalNursing.org rankings,…

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The ‘Golden Girl’ of ECC

While she did not experience college the traditional way, Mary Weaver’s decision to attend Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls has impacted her life in ways she never thought possible. Weaver worked for Dodger Industries in Eldora for 30 years before the company closed its doors in 2011 due to foreign trade. While she held…

BPA Students spring 2018 PHOTO CAPTION: Top Row (left to right):  Alexandra Larsen, Janet Siert, Madison Dennis, Kristina Dempster, Merna Bonin and Noelle Hines. Front Row (left to right): Christina Clarke and Colton Kurkov.  (Not Pictured: Wanda Dague)

ECC Business Professionals of America Club Competes at State Leadership Conference

Eight Ellsworth Community College’s Business Professionals of America Club members attended the State Leadership Conference in Des Moines on February 18. ECC competed against community college students from Indian Hills, Kirkwood, Hawkeye, Iowa Central, Iowa Lakes, Southeastern, Southwestern, NICC, and Muscantine at the Conference. All eight ECC students have qualified to advance to the National…

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ECC Ag Science Club Attends PAS Conference

Members of Ellsworth Community College’s Agricultural Science Club attended the 2018 Postsecondary Ag Students conference in Marshalltown. “PAS is one of the ten career and technical student organizations that has been approved by the U. S. Department of Education as an integral part of career and technical education,” said Kevin Butt, professor at ECC. “We…

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ECC Osgood Library Hosts Read Across America

Ellsworth Community College Osgood Library in conjunction with Iowa Falls Community Chest, Hy-Vee, Iowa Falls Kiwanis Club, Iowa Falls/Alden School Libraries, Dr. Grace O. Doane Public Library, Barlow Memorial Library and Green Belt Bank and Trust are sponsoring a Read Across America event Saturday, March 3th from 9 to 11 am. Students from area schools…

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ECC LPN program ranked #2 in Iowa

The Practical Nursing diploma programs at Ellsworth Community College and Marshalltown Community College (both operated by Iowa Valley Community College District) have been ranked the #2 Top Accredited LPN Program in Iowa for 2018 by TopNursing.org. The TopNursing.org rankings, released last month, are based on a methodology that includes NCLEX-PN exam passage rates, financial aid available…

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ECC announces 2017 Fall Term Dean’s List

One hundred thirty students were named to the Fall 2017 (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…

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22 ECC students earn Microsoft Certifications

Twenty-two Ellsworth Community College students earned a Microsoft Certification for the Fall 2017 semester. Microsoft certification is a valuable credential recognizing the desktop computing skills needed to use the full features and functionality of the software. The certification promotes academic preparedness and workforce readiness for students. The Microsoft certifications are free, through the Microsoft Imagine…

Irad Moreno of Iowa Falls was selected to serve on the eighth Iowa Corn Collegiate Advisory Team

ECC Student Selected to Serve on the Iowa Corn Collegiate Advisory Team

ECCs Irad Moreno of Iowa Falls was selected to serve on the eighth Iowa Corn Collegiate Advisory Team (CAT). Comprised of Iowa students pursuing degrees in agriculture, CAT will assist the Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) and the Iowa Corn Promotion Board (ICPB) in developing targeted programs to enhance the organizations’ relationships with individuals pursuing…

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Two ECC students named to All-Iowa Academic Team