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Medical Assistants Recognition Week

Medical Assistants Recognition Week

Ellsworth Community College is gearing up to celebrate Medical Assistants Recognition Week Oct. 15-19, 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. 17. In celebration of Medical Assistants Recognition Week,…

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Medical Assisting programs receive reaccreditation notice

Iowa Valley Community College District has received notice that the Medical Assisting programs offered at Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls and Marshalltown Community College have been reaccredited through 2027. The nine-year reaccreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Occupation Programs (CAAHEP) recognizes that the programs are in compliance with nationally established accreditation…

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ECC announces first-of-its-kind educational partnership with Germany

IOWA FALLS – Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls and the Bachelors Academy of Saxony, Germany, are joining forces to provide a unique educational experience for students majoring in agriculture at the two colleges. The public is invited to learn about the partnership at a special event on Wednesday, August 29, at 9 am at the Agriculture…

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ECC awards 16 Hamilton Ag Scholarships

Sixteen high school seniors have been selected to receive Bob & Arlene Hamilton Excellence in Agriculture Scholarships to attend Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls for the 2018-19 academic year. The scholarships, worth $5,000 each, are awarded to qualifying students entering one of ECC’s production agriculture-related degree programs. The 2018-19 Hamilton Scholarship recipients are Hayley…

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2017 ECC Kids in College and STEM Camp is July 10-14

Ellsworth Community College Summer Kids in College and STEM Camp will be held July 10-14. The camp provides students an opportunity to study a particular subject in-depth with instruction not generally available in the regular school curriculum. Kids can choose between Beginning Chess, Exploring Chemistry, Clay Creatures, 911 Emergency and more. The camp is open…

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ECC Ag Students attend the Iowa Postsecondary Ag Students Conference

Ellsworth Community College Agricultural Students attended the Iowa Postsecondary Ag Students Conference in Moravia, IA last week. The Iowa Postsecondary Agricultural Student Organization is an organization associated with agriculture/agribusiness, agriculture technologies, horticulture and natural resources offerings in approved postsecondary institutions offering postsecondary degrees. PAS is one of the ten career and technical student organizations that has been…

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Precision Ag students combine technology and customer service

Ellsworth Community College has partnered with AgriSync to help students gain experience and develop superior customer service skills as part of their Precision Agriculture program. Students will receive a unique learning experience, not only gaining knowledge in agriculture technology and application, but also acquiring vital customer service experience. “We’re thrilled to have partnered with the…

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High school students experience “A Day in the Life …”

One of the best ways to learn about careers is to meet and talk with professionals in their actual workplace, particularly through a “job shadowing” kind of experience. A group of 17 Hardin County high school students interested in healthcare careers got that opportunity (and then some) at a unique “Day in the Life” event…

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ECC TRIO program is getting results

By Tracie Self Ellsworth Community College recently received approval for a federal TRIO-SSS grant for the 2015-2020 funding cycle. TRIO is a program designed to improve retention and graduation rates among first generation, low income, and disabled college students. Historically, these populations have been particularly vulnerable in higher education as they often enter college without the…

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ECC instructor’s final exam projects inspire

A college student’s typical reward at the end of final exam week is a grade. A teacher’s reward is in seeing students demonstrate that they’ve learned and can apply the concepts and skills covered during the semester. But one new Ellsworth Community College faculty member has found a way to ensure that her final exams…

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Randy Jennings, Ellsworth College Board of Trustees

Randy Jennings to receive ECC honorary degree