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The Dale Howard Family Activity Center announces phased reopening

IOWA FALLS – The spring semester is underway on Ellsworth’s campus. Fortunately, the College and Hardin County have seen a decline in the number of COVID-19 positivity cases.  Because of the consistent downward positivity rates, the Dale Howard Family Activity Center (DHFAC) will begin a phased reopening, starting Monday, February 8. Initially, only patrons over…

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ECC announces 2020 Fall Term Dean’s List

IOWA FALLS, IA – One hundred thirty-five students were named to the Fall 2020 (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…

The Dale Howard Family Activity Center remains closed to the public

IOWA FALLS – With the start of every new year comes resolutions to get in shape. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, last year was difficult for our community with the extended closure of the Dale Howard Family Activity Center (DHFAC) on Ellsworth Community College’s campus. Late last year saw a spike in positive cases across…

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ECC announces December graduates

IOWA FALLS – Twenty students have completed all requirements of their respective degree programs as of the end of the Fall 2020 semester and are now graduates of Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls.  These graduates will be honored with their peers at the commencement ceremony in May. All ECC FY20 graduates are listed by…

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Osgood Library at ECC receives state grant

IOWA FALLS – Ellsworth Community College’s Osgood Library was awarded $13,970 by the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs, one of 176 grants given across the state.  This project is supported in part by the State Historical Society of Iowa, Historical Resource Development Program. “These funds are critical to help sustain arts, film, heritage and cultural…

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ECC announced graduates for the 2019-2020 academic year

On Friday, May 8, graduates of Ellsworth Community College took their next step as they became alumni of the College. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ECC was unable to have a ceremony to honor the graduates. Graduates include those that completed their degree or diploma work during the winter 2019 term and spring and summer…

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ECC announces plans for Fall 2020

To say that this semester will be unlike any other is an understatement for students and faculty returning to Ellsworth Community College for fall classes which begin on August 24.  However, one thing will be the same: many classes will continue to meet in-person. The summer months have been filled with making plans, evaluating them…

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Continued closure of the Ellsworth Equestrian Center

The Ellsworth Equestrian Center is typically bustling with activity this time of year.  Ellsworth Community College faculty and staff are usually preparing for the return of students for the fall semester.  Weekends are usually booked out for events ranging from breed shows to equipment showcases.  However, this year is anything but usual for the 75,100…

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ECC announces 2020 Spring Term Dean’s List

One hundred thirty-five students were named to the Spring 2020 (January to May) 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 for the Spring…

Ellsworth Community College Library offers state-wide book return

COVID19 had required many businesses and services to find creative solutions to new and unique challenges.  Sandra Greufe, Library Services Manager at Ellsworth Community College, and her staff were no different. “I was notified by the University of Iowa Libraries that they were developing a plan to a return of their materials from students across…

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Two ECC students named to All-Iowa Academic Team