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ECC announces 2019 Fall Term Dean’s List

One hundred thirty-six students were named to the Fall 2019 (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 for the Fall…

Ellsworth College Foundation receives donation from McFarland Clinic

IOWA FALLS – When Ellsworth College Foundation Director, Gwen Groen, received a call saying someone wanted to donate to a scholarship for Ellsworth nursing students, she jumped at the chance.  McFarland Clinic Marketing Director, Shelley Goecke, contacted Groen on behalf of Doctors Aaron Heiar and Abigail Hemken.  Both Dr. Heiar and Dr. Hemken felt the…

PTK Induction Fall 2019

Ellsworth Community College inducts new PTK members

IOWA FALLS – Ellsworth Community College held its fall Phi Theta Kappa induction ceremony on Tuesday evening.  The following students were inducted into the honor society: Jun-Jae Kang, Madison Duncan, Sergio Gomez Alanis, Hannah Hoffman, Hanbee Kim, Emma Koehler, Cheyann Marshall, Megan Mitchell, Megan Qualley, Alexandra Sanders, Michael Steele, and Daveion Crawford Jr. Phi Theta…

2019 Homecoming King and Queen

Ellsworth Community College 2019 Homecoming King and Queen

This year’s homecoming activities have drawn to a close, but the King and Queen get to hold their title for the coming year.  Our 2019 Homecoming Queen is Laikyn Miller, a sophomore majoring in Liberal Arts from Parkersburg, IA.  Laikyn plays on the women’s basketball team, is a member of Phi Theta Kappa, and represents…

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Adam Fahs named Ellsworth Community College’s interim head wrestling coach

After eight seasons as Ellsworth Community College Head Wrestling Coach, Cole Spree announced his resignation to start a wrestling program at Indian Hills Community College in Ottumwa. Taking on the role of interim head coach is Adam Fahs, who has been the Panthers’ assistant coach for three seasons. Spree says he is fully confident in…

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ECC alum hired as new Iowa Falls police officer

IOWA FALLS – Not everyone is cut out to be a first responder, let alone a police officer.  Luckily for the Iowa Falls community, David Frank always knew that is what he wanted to be.  After graduating from Iowa Falls High School in 2010, Frank started at Ellsworth Community College in 2012 in the Criminal…

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Medical Assistants Recognition Week is Oct. 21-25

Both Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls and Marshalltown Community College are gearing up to celebrate Medical Assistants Recognition Week Oct. 21-25, 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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ECC’s Thompson Hall residents move back to campus

The Ellsworth Community College student residents of Thompson Hall were able to return to their residence hall this weekend after the state fire marshal gave the green light.  This return to their on-campus housing happened nearly one month after the 150 male residents were displaced by an electrical fire and subsequent smoke damage. In the…

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ECC and Iowa Falls community work together following fire

IOWA FALLS – Ellsworth Community College is overcoming some unexpected obstacles following a small fire in Thompson Hall, a men’s dormitory housing nearly 150 students. The fire, though not the way the College would have wanted to start the school year, brought both Ellsworth employees and the Iowa Falls community together to help the students….

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ECC is named a Home Base Iowa CHAMPS Partner

Ellsworth Community College has been named a Partner of the Home Base Iowa Certified Higher Academic Military Partner (CHAMPs) program, which helps promote Iowa as an attractive place for veterans and their family who choose to pursue their higher education goals. To qualify as a Home Base Iowa CHAMPS Partner, ECC documented how it met specific criteria related to…

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Two ECC students named to All-Iowa Academic Team