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Students stay in Iowa to live and work after completing their program. (Source: Iowa Student Outcomes)


Percentage of students who qualify for some sort of finanacial assistance


Students who received tuition, books, fees, testing, and necessary supplies through GEER funding.


Counties served by Iowa Valley Business and Community Solutions


Number of current job training programs (260E & 260F) in 2021-22. These job training programs serve the employers of Central Iowa in Marshall, Tama, Poweshiek, and Hardin counties.


Did you know that you can study online to be an EKG Technician? Iowa Valley offers an online course that will give you all the tools you need for this rewarding career. This course is offered on-demand, designed to fit into your busy schedule! https://loom.ly/_AimCeY

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Mark Your Calendar: The Interactive Career Expo & Job Fair is happening October 4 at the MCC Student Activity Center. Meet the future workforce, and find your next opportunity! This event is happening 9:00 - 1:00 - make plans to attend! ...

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If you`ve ever felt like you just can`t get in control of your money, you`re not alone. You`d be surprised how many people you know are struggling just like you. But it`s time for your struggle to end. Join Financial Peace University class starting October 2, and learn how you can pay off debt, save more money, and build wealth. Register today: https://loom.ly/PIbW_7w

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Are you interested in working in a Pharmacy? Our Pharmacy Technician course will teach you the skills to prepare you to work in a hospital, community pharmacy or other healthcare setting! Class begins October 2 - Register today! https://loom.ly/ugLGL-Q

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Iowa Falls: are you looking to work in a Pharmacy? This Pharmacy Tech program is designed to teach all the skills you would need in order to have a fulfilling career in a pharmacy. Class begins October 4 - register today! https://loom.ly/SXwFkAU

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BCS to Host Breastfeeding Basics Conference

Iowa Valley Business and Community Solutions, in partnership with Guiding Star Marshalltown, will host a Breastfeeding Basics Conference on September 7 in the Iowa Valley Conference Center, to be held…

‘Creative Retirement’ Group to Host Open House

The “Creative Retirement” group, sponsored by Iowa Valley Business and Community Solutions, will host an Open House Friday, August 4 at 9:30 a.m. in room 608 at the Iowa Valley…

Six Adult High School Graduates Honored

MARSHALLTOWN – Six graduates were recognized at the adult high school equivalency (HSED) graduation ceremony in Dejardin Hall on the Iowa Valley Business and Community Solutions campus on Tuesday, June…

Workforce Ready Course Offered in May


For many people, writing a resume and interviewing for a job is a stressful situation. Iowa Valley Business and Community Solutions (BCS) is looking to take the stress out of…

Short-Term Healthcare Training Classes in March

People looking to get their start in healthcare have two new opportunities in March. Due to high demand in these career fields, Iowa Valley Business and Community Solutions (BCS) has…

Iowa Valley Partners with MindEdge to Offer Online Courses and Certificates


Online learning has never been more popular than it is today. Online curriculum is in demand, and Iowa Valley Business and Community Solutions is excited to partner with a new…

Iowa Valley Offers OSHA Training


Education and training are important tools for informing workers and managers about workplace hazards and controls so they can work more safely and be more productive. Understanding this, Iowa Valley…

Programs Facilitate Skills Training for In-Demand Career Paths

There are two programs aimed at improving skills training opportunities for non-credit students. These grants use funds set aside by the state of Iowa and are facilitated by Iowa Valley…

‘Great Decisions’ Discussions on Foreign Policy Begin in February


Prepare to discuss the world with the Creative Retirement program at Iowa Valley Business and Community Solutions. Creative Retirement is offering a series of discussions on foreign policy called “Great…

Latimer Associates, Inc. Provides Training Opportunities to Employees


GRINNELL – Innovation doesn’t happen by accident. When you lead high-performance teams, that include design and manufacturing, it’s imperative to drive innovation to enhance the customer experience. This process is…