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ECC Ag Science club attends PAS conference

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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ECC celebrates Veterans Day 2017

Over 40 people filled the lobby of Kruse Main today as students, staff, community members and guests joined Ellsworth Community College in celebrating Veterans Day 2017. Guest speaker CSM (Ret) Robert A. Warrington, Jr., spoke about the many sacrifices made by service members and their families and how we are all impacted everyday by military…

Veterans Day

ECC will host Veterans Day program on Nov. 10

IOWA FALLS – The public is invited to attend a Veterans Day program hosted by Ellsworth Community College on Friday, Nov. 10. At noon there will be a formal veteran’s recognition ceremony in the lobby of Kruse Main Hall with remarks by CSM (Ret) Robert Warrington, an Iowa Falls resident who served the country for…

Jason LeVasseur, spoke to students from Iowa Falls-Ackley, AGWSR, South Hamilton, South Hardin and Aplington-Parkersburg at ECC’s Career Day.

Over 300 high school students attend ECC Career Day

Over 300 area high school sophomores and juniors attended career day at Ellsworth Community College on Oct. 25. ECC’s career day is geared to guide students toward possible careers and learn more about the college process. Guest speaker, Jason LeVasseur, incorporated playing music with an interactive and motivational speech about looking at opportunities life gives…

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Medical Assistants Recognition Week is Oct. 16-20

Both Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls and Marshalltown Community College are gearing up to celebrate Medical Assistants Recognition Week Oct. 16-20, 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….

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Aspen Institute honors Ellsworth Community College