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July 24, 2015

Iowa Lakes Community College Foundation appreciates the overwhelming community support of scholarship fund raising events. Students benefit from donor generosity as they pursue college degrees.  Proceeds from the annual Fine Arts Scholarship Event, hosted in October, provide funding for these scholarships. “We are honored to have the opportunity to assist...

July 24, 2015

Students in the Powersports and Power Equipment Technology program are having a raffle to help raise funds for various club activities. Money raised will help them participate in the Skills USA state and national competitions. Students will test their knowledge and skills against others in the country in both motorcycle...

July 23, 2015

The annual Linda Heldt Memorial Laker Scholarship Golf Outing was held on Friday, July 10, at the Estherville Golf Course. Heldt, a long-time, well-respected Iowa Lakes Athletic Department employee, succumbed to pancreatic cancer in 2007. Proceeds from this event provide scholarships for Iowa Lakes Community College student athletes. The event...

July 14, 2015

The members of the Board of Trustees of Iowa Lakes Community College had the opportunity to hear about the college’s Broadcast Technology Career Academy at the Algona Community School District during a meeting Tuesday afternoon in Algona.  Bryan Nelson, who has been teaching the coursework for 17 years, talked about...

July 8, 2015

Iowa Lakes wrestling standout Freddie Rodriguez has been awarded the David Rowlands Male Athlete of the Year Award. This award is presented annually to the most distinguished male athlete in the National Junior College Athletic Association. Rodriguez is the first Iowa Lakes athlete ever to win the prestigious award. It...

July 2, 2015

Iowa Lakes Community College has been named a Certified Higher Academic Military Partner (CHAMP), another next step toward providing quality academic assistance to Veterans and active enlisted members of the military.  This is an extension of work being done by staff at Iowa Lakes over the last several years. As...

July 1, 2015

The Farm Laboratory of Iowa Lakes Community College will host its annual Farm Field Day and Expo on Thursday, July 9, in conjunction with a Tractor Ride sponsored by the Iowa Lakes Foundation.  And, the Expo features a special speaker this year. Bill Northey, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, will be...

June 29, 2015

Troy Larson, Director of Athletics at Iowa Lakes, announced that Sam Mashburn is the new Head Swimming and Diving Coach at Iowa Lakes Community College. Mashburn is a native of Cumming, Ga.  He swam distance freestyle and backstroke at Mars Hill University in Mars Hill, N. C. After graduation in...

June 24, 2015

Governor Terry Branstad and Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds highlighted the annual Iowa Lakes TRIO Talent Search Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Camp on Thursday, June 18, with a tour of the classrooms and an address to the STEM campers – and the public. The theme for this year’s camp...

June 24, 2015

Over 150 people put on grass skirts and sunglasses to join the Iowa Lakes Community College Foundation’s 11th annual Dickinson County Scholarship Luau. The Luau took place June 18 at the tropical Barefoot Bar on Lake Okoboji.  Guests enjoyed a Luau themed meal, catered by SanDan’s Catering of Graettinger. The...

June 16, 2015

The Trustees of Iowa Lakes Community College met at the Spencer campus Tuesday afternoon to learn about academic programs at the campus as well as recent changes in preparing individuals from the area to achieve the High School Equivalency Diploma. Mary Faber, Director of the Spencer campus, mentioned the changes...

June 16, 2015

Today students’ lives happen on mobile devices and computers far from campus. A new application available to students for Fall 2015 makes doing homework for classes more available from anywhere. The Iowa Lakes Community College Technology department announced in an orientation session on Tuesday, June 11 that Office 365 Education...

June 15, 2015

The Agriculture Orientation on Monday, June 15 at the Iowa Lakes Community College Emmetsburg campus was a little different this year. In addition to meeting future classmates and registering for classes, new freshmen in the Agriculture programs attended a career fair.  Local representatives from the Agriculture industry were available over...

June 15, 2015

“A home away from home.” That’s how Kerry Belgrave, a native of the Parish of St. John, Barbados, refers to Iowa Lakes Community College. Belgrave came to Emmetsburg in August 2013, after the couple who adopted him moved. With a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Studies from the University...

June 11, 2015

Iowa Lakes Community College Auto Collision Technology student, Cody Bonnstetter of Belmond, was presented with the Adam J. Williams Memorial Scholarship at a small gathering of his classmates on Monday, June 5. Buck and Lee Williams presented the scholarship in memory of their son, Adam J. Williams.  “As a result...

June 11, 2015

Governor Terry Branstad highlights the annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Camp on Thursday, June 18, with a visit and an address to the STEM campers – and the public – starting at 4:10 p.m. After the Governor’s address, STEM campers have the opportunity to ask questions.     ...

June 10, 2015

Enjoy the sights close to home with bus trips sponsored by Iowa Lakes Community College. First explore the Iowa Great Lakes on a trip leaving the Spencer campus at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 17 and returning around 10:30 p.m.  Visit the Classic Car Museum, Little Swan Lake Winery for...

June 4, 2015

The Jim Hall Outstanding Alumni Award was presented to James Donovan of Baxter, Minn., during the Iowa Lakes Community College Spring Commencement on Friday, May 15. Executive Director of Community and Business Relations, Jolene Rogers, presented the award memorializing Jim Hall, a 1968 Iowa Lakes graduate and strong supporter of...

June 3, 2015

Planting has begun in earnest at the Iowa Lakes Community College garden at the Emmetsburg campus. Community volunteers this year included children from the Emmetsburg Head Start.  While the children planted green beans, Ted Ellis, Jim Stevens and granddaughter Reagan, and Dick Zwart planted 150 pepper plants – a variety...

June 1, 2015

It’s a 12-hour drive from Lansing, Michigan, to the Iowa Lakes Campus in Estherville.  For two-time national NJCAA wrestling champion Freddie Rodriguez, the road that took him from Michigan to Iowa was a long and winding one.  Fortunately, it was also a road that took him to a place where...

May 29, 2015

Alma Ortiz walked into the Spirit Lake United Methodist Church basement in September of 2011. She had a dream and needed more English skills to achieve it.  Laura Johnson loved listening to the stories she heard from English Language Learners (ELL) who came into her classroom. In addition to this...

May 28, 2015

Five concerts are scheduled during the 35th Annual Iowa Lakes Community College Reggie Schive Summer Jazz Camp. The public is invited to attend. Concerts are Monday through Thursday, June 8-11, and feature the Headliners and camp participants.             Headliners include Roger Neumann, saxophones – Los...

May 22, 2015

Iowa Lakes Community College announced the selection of the 2015-2016 Student Senate Presidents for the Emmetsburg and Estherville campuses at recent end-of-year meetings. Taylor Strubbe, Early Childhood Education program, from Paullina, has been named the new president for the Emmetsburg campus. The new president for the Estherville campus is John...

May 21, 2015

Iowa Lakes Community College offers accelerated online courses during two different 8-week or a 4-week term over the summer. These courses cover the same course material as a traditional 16-week course yet at a faster pace.  The first 8-week term courses run from May 26 to July 20. The second...

May 20, 2015

Talisa McLachlan is 8,565 miles from her home – a 17-hour flight from Bribie Island, Queensland, Australia.  “I came to Iowa Lakes Community College to play golf and to get two years of school done before I play for a four-year college,” she said. Last week McLachlan represented Iowa Lakes...

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