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33 ECC students earn Microsoft Certifications

Thirty-three Ellsworth Community College students earned a Microsoft Certification for the 2016-2017 academic year. 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…

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ECC Business Professionals of America Club Competes at State Leadership Conference

Nine Ellsworth Community College’s Business Professionals of America Club members attended the State Leadership Conference in Des Moines February 19-20. ECC competed against community college students from Indian Hills, Kirkwood, Hawkeye, Iowa Central, Iowa Lakes, Southeastern, Southwestern, NICC, and Muscantine at the Conference. All nine ECC students have qualified to advance to the National Business…

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

ECC students, Victoria Butt of Iowa Falls and Madison Hoch of Algona, were selected to serve on the seventh Iowa Corn Collegiate Advisory Team (CAT). Comprised of 23 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…

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ECC Selected for National Award

Ellsworth Community College, is one of only six programs nationwide that received the 2016 National Association of Agricultural Educators Outstanding Postsecondary/Adult Agricultural Education Program Award. The award was presented at the NAAE annual convention in Las Vegas on November 30. ECC has evolved into a modern and diverse two-year program that was recently recognized as…

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ECC inducts 18 into Phi Theta Kappa honor society

The Alpha Iota Omega Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Ellsworth Community College inducted 18 new members last week. 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 minimum of…

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Agriculture program receives prestigious IAAE award

The Ellsworth Community College agriculture program faculty accepted the IAAE Outstanding Post-Secondary Program Award at this year’s annual conference of the Iowa Association of Agricultural Educators in Ankeny. Kevin Butt and Eric Weuve accepted the award on behalf of the College; ECC Provost Dr. Martin Reimer, ECC Dean of Academic Affairs Dr. Lisa Stock, and…

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ECC Fall 2015-Spring 2016 Graduates Announced

On Friday, May 6, the graduates of Ellsworth Community College’s Class of 2016 took their next step and became alumni of the College. Graduates listed below are those who completed their degree work during the fall 2015 and spring 2016 terms; those who complete their degree requirements this summer will be announced in late July….

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ECC announces 2016 Spring Term Dean’s List

One hundred thirteen students have been named to the Spring 2016 (January to May) Dean’s List at Ellsworth Community College. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, students must have completed 12 or more transfer-level credit hours during the semester (a full-time class load) and have earned at least a 3.5 grade point average while…

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ECC students compete at BPA Nationals

Ellsworth Community College students Crosley Ryan of Eldora and Mette Ehrhardt of Iowa Falls participated in national competition against more than 5,500 other students at the Business Professionals of America (BPA) national leadership conference in Boston, MA, earlier this month. Ryan earned two medals for being a Top 8 finisher in the Post-Secondary Advanced Spreadsheet…

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Aspen Institute honors Ellsworth Community College