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April 21, 2017

The deadline for receiving a discount on the registration for the 13th Annual Lakes Health Conference, “Team Spirit Above and Beyond”, is just around the corner. Those signing up by June 1 may take advantage of the ‘Early Bird’ rate of $189. After that date, registration fee increases to $229....

April 21, 2017

Including K9 officer Max, about a dozen police serve and protect the city of Estherville, led by Chief of Police Brent Shatto, an Iowa Lakes Community College grad. “The time that I spent at Iowa Lakes Community College helped me grow as a student and athlete,” said Shatto. “The Criminal...

April 20, 2017

The Heldt-Laker Memorial Golf Outing generates scholarship funds for student athletes. Over 300 student athletes compete collegiately for the Iowa Lakes Lakers in 16 different sports. The event starts on Friday, July 14 at the Estherville Golf Course.  Golfer check in begins Friday, July 14 at 12 p.m., with a...

April 19, 2017

From the back woods of Minnesota to the glamour of old Hollywood, two keynote speakers will share their interests with humor, art and stories at the 30th Annual Fun & Wellness Day at Iowa Lakes Community College in Emmetsburg on Wednesday, May 17. In the morning, Minnesotan humorist and author...

April 18, 2017

The Trustees of Iowa Lakes Community College gathered on the Emmetsburg campus this month and learned of numerous job opportunities in business careers. Scott Stokes, Vice President of Administration, introduced Professor Deb Jones. At Iowa Lakes, students pursuing a business career may take several pathways in the curriculum. Courses include...

April 17, 2017

Art exhibits created by Iowa Lakes Community College students will be on display at the Pearson Lakes Art Center, Okoboji, later this month.  The exhibit opens on Wednesday, April 26. An Open House Reception will be held on Thursday, April 27 from 5 to 7 p.m. “Students in our art-related...

April 13, 2017

Individuals and businesses interested in displaying products and services for the senior market are invited to the 30th Annual Fun & Wellness Day. This event is at the Emmetsburg campus of Iowa Lakes Community College on May 17. Typically, the Fun & Wellness Day attracts around 150 senior citizens from...

April 12, 2017

Iowa Lakes Community College President Valerie Newhouse has received the 2017 Distinguished Higher Education Leadership award from the Iowa Women in Higher Education. Newhouse was selected based on her outstanding leadership. Maria Bohorquez, Iowa Women in Higher Education President as well as Professor of Chemistry and Chair at Drake University,...

April 6, 2017

Theresa Umscheid of Iowa Lakes Community College, has been hired as the new statewide Director of the Iowa Community College Online Consortium (ICCOC). The ICCOC is comprised of seven Iowa community colleges. Umscheid has been serving as Interim Director of the ICCOC since April 8, 2016, and officially assumed the...

April 3, 2017

Iowa Lakes Community College hosted the Prairie Lakes Regional Physics Competition on Friday, March 31, at the Sustainable Energy Resources Technology Center on the Estherville campus. “The competition was fabulous,” said Erica Kilian, associate professor of physics at Iowa Lakes. “The space at the SERT Center is perfect for it....

April 1, 2017

Iowa Lakes Community College student Lincoln Larsen performed recently as part of a prestigious intercollegiate honor band in Kansas City. Larsen, a freshman trumpet music major at Iowa Lakes, played with the National Intercollegiate Honor Band from March 14 to 18 in Kansas City as part of the College Band...

March 31, 2017

Make plans to attend the Iowa Lakes Coffee House on Tuesday, April 11, at 6:30 p.m. in the Student Center on the Estherville Campus!  Showcasing their musical talents will be vocal and instrumental performers from Iowa Lakes Community College including the women’s and men’s ensembles, jazz singers, concert choir, jazz...

March 30, 2017

The message behind Estherville Lincoln Central kindergarteners’ visit to Iowa Lakes Community College Tuesday was easy to see. It was written right on the new T-shirts they scrambled into as soon as they arrived for a morning of animals, music and fun: “Future college student.” “Research has shown that these...

March 27, 2017

Put on the grass skirts and sunglasses and join the Iowa Lakes Community College Foundation’s Annual Scholarship Luau Event. Proceeds from the event are awarded to Dickinson County residents who enroll full-time at Iowa Lakes Community College. The Luau will take place on Thursday, June 15, beginning at 5 p.m....

March 23, 2017

Golf enthusiasts are invited to attend the Clay County Scholarship Golf Outing set for Friday, June 2, at the Spencer Golf & Country Club. Registration and meal will begin at 12 p.m., followed by a 1 p.m. shotgun start. A short awards program will follow play.  An entry fee of...

March 21, 2017

The Trustees of Iowa Lakes learned about partnerships and opportunities with high school students during their meeting Tuesday afternoon at the college’s SERT Center in Estherville. While introducing Kari Hampe, Director of High School Partnerships for Iowa Lakes Community College, Scott Stokes, Vice President of Administration, reminded everyone of the...

March 17, 2017

Stephanie Weisman Wheatley teaches leadership, English and composition classes at Estherville Lincoln Central School District, but she still remembers her time as a student in the paralegal program at Iowa Lakes Community College. “Iowa Lakes gave me a general education that I needed to take to the next level,” Wheatley...

March 15, 2017

Robots crawled the floors and the sound of banging hammers filled the air Wednesday, March 15, as part of the Making a Difference – Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) conference at Iowa Lakes Community College. More than 150 girls in seventh and eighth grade from five schools...

March 14, 2017

 Four Iowa Lakes Community College students have achieved All Iowa Academic Team status for the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, which recognizes outstanding academic achievement.

March 10, 2017

Come rain, shine or even a blizzard, the 37th Annual O'Round the Loch Run will happen Saturday, March 18, in Emmetsburg. And that's not an idle boast.

March 10, 2017

A new scholarship will be available for students starting in the 2017-2018 academic year, the Iowa Lakes Community College Foundation announced Thursday.

March 7, 2017

The Iowa Lakes Community College Nursing Class, that will be graduating in July, held a movie matinee on Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Riviera Theatre in Emmetsburg. The movie of choice was TROLLS. Admission to the event was toiletry products, which were donated to Upper Des Moines Opportunity (UDMO). The...

March 3, 2017

Student Senators have been selected for the Emmetsburg campus of Iowa Lakes Community College for the 2016-2017 school year.  Those students include: President Emily Heeren, Paullina; Vice-President Zach Pedersen, Milford; and Secretary Jocelyn Waterbury, Livermore. Senators include: Nathan Naber, Spencer; Adam Sundleaf, Elk Point, S.D.; and Leigh Chinn, Spencer.  Student...

March 1, 2017

Twelve TRIO Talent Search students and three TRIO Student Support Services students recently traveled to Des Moines for Iowa TRIO Day. For many in the group, this was the first time they had visited the Capitol building.  “Once we arrived at the Capitol we gathered with the other TRIO programs...

March 1, 2017

Due to Iowa Lakes hosting the first round of the Laker men’s regional basketball tournament on Tuesday, Mar. 7, the Iowa Lakes Coffee House has been moved up to a 6 p.m. start time.  The Coffee House will take place in the Student Center on the Estherville Campus.   Coffee...

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