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December 7, 2014

Iowa Lakes Community College has a new Executive Dean of Instruction and Development. Scott Stokes applied for the position and was officially named the Executive Dean at the Board of Trustees meeting in October.  He was selected from a field of five finalists. Stokes has nearly 12 years of experience...

December 6, 2014

Iowa Lakes Community College hosted 15 teams at the Estherville campus Saturday as part of the FIRST® LEGO® League Regional Qualifying Competition.  Two teams have been invited to advance to the Championship event at Iowa State University in January. FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) is an international program, created by FIRST®...

December 6, 2014

The Iowa Lakes Dance Team travelled to Des Moines for the Iowa State Dance and Drill Team Championship on December 4th and 5th where they were named community college hip-hop champions.  The contest was held at Wells Fargo Arena where over 250 teams competed, including 26 college teams.  The Iowa...

December 5, 2014

On Wednesday, Dec. 10, Iowa Lakes soloists will be performing in the Winter Recital at 2:00 pm in Room 60 on the Estherville campus.  The recital will include selections from students who are currently receiving lessons in piano, voice, trumpet, tuba and guitar.  All students attending Iowa Lakes have the...

December 4, 2014

Individuals wishing to get ahead or catch up on classes with their four-year or community college will be interested in classes held over the holiday break at Iowa Lakes Community College. A variety of transferable course work is available with some classes beginning as early as Dec. 20, and additional...

December 4, 2014

The Iowa Lakes Women’s Soccer team recently received awards at a year-end gathering. The Best Defense award was given to Jessica Deleo, a freshman from Spanish Fork, Utah.   “Jessica was the only true defender we had all year,” commented Head Coach Kevin Mahlan.  “She took the other players that...

December 4, 2014

Members on the Iowa Lakes Men’s Soccer team have received their ‘year-end’ awards under the guidance of Head Coach Ben MacRae. The Golden Boot award was given to Mohammad Awadallah of Sioux Falls, S.D.  The Golden Boot is awarded to the player with the most goals on the season. Coach...

November 19, 2014

Troy Larson, Director of Athletics at Iowa Lakes, has announced the hiring of Corey Christopher to serve as the head softball coach for the Lakers in 2015.  Christopher has had a lifelong involvement with softball as a coach, umpire, and player.  He has coached high school softball at the varsity...

November 19, 2014

On December 6, the Iowa Lakes Community College Estherville campus will be full of noise, enthusiasm, anticipation – and learning – as they host 15 teams comprised of area youth in the FIRST® LEGO® League Regional Qualifying Competition.  FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) is an international program, created by FIRST® and...

November 18, 2014

The members of the Board of Trustees of Iowa Lakes Community College learned Tuesday of the many innovative ways in which area students are being engaged in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) subjects to help them build a strong future.   Iowa Lakes serves as the STEM hub for...

November 13, 2014

Huzzah and good tidings! The Iowa Lakes Community College Music Department is proud to announce the Fifteenth Annual Elizabethan Madrigal Feaste.  This year’s festivities will again be held in a neighboring castle, The Estherville VFW, on Saturday, Dec. 6, and Sunday, Dec. 7, at half-past six in the evening. In...

November 11, 2014

Holiday Coffee House will be presented by the Iowa Lakes Music Department on Monday, Nov. 24. It will begin at 7 p.m. and will be held in The Max on the Estherville campus, 300 S 18th St., Estherville. The evening’s performances will include an assortment of holiday musical styles by...

November 11, 2014

The Iowa Community College Athletic Conference named Iowa Lakes men’s Soccer head coach Ben MacRae, Coach of the Year. In his first year as head of the program, MacRae led the Lakers to a 11-5-1 overall record and a 7-4-1 record in conference play. The Lakers finished third in the...

November 1, 2014

Iowa Lakes Community College will be honoring veterans with several activities throughout the month of November. For the second year in a row, all campuses are sponsoring ‘Honor Trees.’ Multi-colored ribbons are placed near the Honor Trees to encourage students, faculty and staff to tie various colored ribbons on the...

October 28, 2014

The National Junior College Athletic Association has released its preseason top 20 poll for division two men’s Basketball. The poll has the Lakers ranked nineteenth in the nation. The Lakers are coming off a 23-9 season in which they finished second in the Region XI regular season and tournament. Laker...

October 22, 2014

The 24th Annual Jazz Festival will be held as scheduled on Wednesday, Oct. 29 in the Estherville Campus Gym.  Those workshops and rehearsals for area middle school and high school students will go on as previously planned.   However the scheduled evening performance has been changed.  The time is now...

October 22, 2014

Iowa Lakes Community College Professor of Instrumental Music, Carol Ayres, is pleased to announce the selection of four students to the 21st Annual Iowa Collegiate All-Star Honor Band held on Nov. 21 and 22, in the Josephine Tope Community Auditorium in Nevada.   Jordan Christensen, trombone, the son of John...

October 22, 2014

Iowa Lakes Community College Head Women’s Basketball Coach Nicole Bullock has announced the 2014-2015 schedule.  The Lakers are scheduled to play 14 home games and will open the season Monday, Nov. 3, against Northwestern College JV starting at 5:30 p.m. The team will then play in the Northeast Community College...

October 21, 2014

Iowa Lakes Community College Head Men’s Basketball Coach Troy Larson has announced the 2014-2015 schedule. The schedule includes 5 games against NJCAA Division One opponents and 12 ICCAC opponents.  The Lakers are scheduled to play 18 home games and will open the season Monday, Nov. 3, against Northwestern College JV...

October 16, 2014

After graduating from Iowa Lakes Community College with a degree in Commercial Art in 1983, Bob Holt began a new career that would take him some big places.  Due to today’s technology, sending e-cards has become a standard way to wish someone a “happy birthday,” “happy holidays,” or just to...

October 14, 2014

The Trustees of Iowa Lakes Community College began their new year during a meeting Tuesday afternoon in Estherville.   After approving the agenda and accepting the minutes of the last meeting, Tony Condon, Board Secretary, called the ‘organizational’ meeting to order.   The first item was to elect the President...

October 14, 2014

A Fresh Start class will be offered in Algona starting Oct. 20 for individuals who want to receive their High School Equivalency Diploma. The course is free and will be held Mondays through Thursdays starting next week through Dec. 11.  Class times are 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  “The class...

October 10, 2014

Students at Iowa Lakes Community College will celebrate a “Laker Zombieland” Homecoming - themed after the popular movie Zombieland - Oct. 24-Nov. 1. Organizers are encouraging graduates of Iowa Lakes and the public to show their Laker pride and participate in the planned activities. The week will kick off with...

October 9, 2014

Iowa Lakes Community College has received word that it is the recipient of a grant which will help the college develop a shooting sports club at the collegiate level. The National Shooting Sports Foundation grant provides funds of $10,000 which will greatly aid the club as they recruit and retain...

October 7, 2014

Iowa Lakes Community College hosted a CTE (Career and Technical Education) Career Exploration Day for area high school students on Tuesday, Oct. 7 on Emmetsburg’s campus. Students participated in hands-on workshops, discussed available careers in the CTE field, as well as interacted with current Iowa Lakes students. Over 200 area...

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