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November 11, 2015

On November 14, the Iowa Lakes Community College Estherville campus will be full of noise, enthusiasm, anticipation – and learning – as they host 10 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 10, 2015

Iowa Lakes Community College’s Student Senate on the Estherville Campus will be partnering with Samaritan’s Purse to participate in Operation Christmas Child. The mission of Operation Christmas Child is to demonstrate God’s love in a tangible way to needy children around the world and to share the Good News of...

November 10, 2015

Several activities are planned on Veterans Day at Iowa Lakes Community college to honor student veterans along with faculty and staff who have served in the armed forces. Again this year, all campuses have decided to sponsor ‘Honor Trees.’ Multi-colored ribbons are placed near the Honor Trees and signs next...

November 2, 2015

Emergency Medical Responder Provider (EMR) training is offered at Iowa Lakes Community College on Tuesday and Thursday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. from Jan. 11 until April 25, 2016. Training takes place at the Construction Technology building on the Emmetsburg campus. This course, taught by Steve Dobbins, is based...

November 2, 2015

Students at the Emmetsburg campus of Iowa Lakes Community College are conducting a Pre-Thanksgiving Food Drive in an effort to help stock the shelves at Upper Des Moines Opportunity. Early Childhood Education students had the initial idea and got the Student Senate to also be involved in the project.  ...

October 30, 2015

Students from nine area high school choirs are joining forces to create music together at the Heartland Honor Choir which is hosted by Iowa Lakes Community College Nov. 5. Singers from Estherville-Lincoln-Central, Graettinger-Terril-Ruthven-Ayrshire, West Bend-Mallard, Clay Central-Everly, Marcus-Meridan-Cleghorn, Remsen-Union, South O’Brien, and Pocahontas will all be part of the mass...

October 30, 2015

The three-seeded Iowa Lakes Men’s Soccer team will take on the number two seed Iowa Western on Saturday as the Region XI Tournament continues in Des Moines. The Lakers advanced by beating NIACC in OT on Wednesday night by a score of 3-2. Both semifinal matchups are on Saturday with...

October 20, 2015

The Trustees of Iowa Lakes Community College wrapped up one year and began another at their monthly meeting held at the Administrative Offices in Estherville late Tuesday afternoon. Their first step was to accept the election results from September. That board (2014-2015) was then adjourned by Board of Trustees President...

October 18, 2015

The date for the ever-popular Italian Buffet at the Emmetsburg campus of Iowa Lakes Community College will be Monday, Oct. 26. The annual all-you-can-eat Italian Buffet is often referred to as an Italian ‘feast’ because of the outstanding food served by students. Students involved in the Emmetsburg Student Senate and...

October 18, 2015

Students in the Medical Assistant program of Iowa Lakes Community College are gearing up to celebrate Medical Assistants Recognition Week Oct. 19-23 as designated by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA). The national recognition week is held to increase awareness of the importance of Medical Assistants in the workforce....

October 18, 2015

Students at Iowa Lakes Community College will celebrate Homecoming Oct. 19-24. On the Estherville campus, the week will kick off with Hypnotist Kathy Heng giving a presentation from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Estherville Auditorium. In Emmetsburg, there will be a Pajama Day and Blood Drive from 10 a.m. to 3:30...

October 9, 2015

AMES, Iowa — A new book released today by an Iowa State University professor and doctoral students celebrates the 50th anniversary of Iowa community colleges. “Iowa’s Community Colleges: A Collective History of Fifty Years of Accomplishment” provides a history of the statewide development of the community college system, through a focus on the...

October 6, 2015

The ever-popular Iowa Lakes Community College Coffee House series is back for the new school year, featuring a variety of talented students and community members. The first Coffee House will be held Tuesday, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m. in the Estherville Student Center as part of Iowa Lakes Community College’s...

October 3, 2015

Members of the Iowa Lakes Community College Men’s and Women’s Soccer Teams are planning ‘Pink Out!’ games to help raise money to fight breast cancer through the Abben Cancer Center of Spencer Hospital. The games will be held Saturday, Oct. 10 at the Spencer Soccer Complex, which is the home...

September 30, 2015

The 8th Annual Worldwide Photo Walk™ – the world’s largest photo walk – is set for this Saturday, Oct. 3 in thousands of cities all over the world, including Estherville. The Scott Kelby Worldwide Photo Walk, dubbed the world’s largest global and social photography event, has grown immensely in size...

September 24, 2015

Iowa Lakes Community College announces the University of Okoboji EMS Conference on Saturday, Oct. 3 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 4 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This is a date change from earlier announcements. The conference is at the Dickinson County Expo Building in Spirit...

September 23, 2015

Rachel Sanow, a sophomore setter from Marshall, MN, has been named the ICCAC Division 2 Athlete of the Week for the week of September 14-20. Last week was a very successful one for Rachel Sanow and the entire Iowa Lakes volleyball team. The Lakers won all five of their matches...

September 15, 2015

Educational Counselors were introduced to the Board of Trustees of Iowa Lakes Community College at their meeting Tuesday afternoon.  Julie Williams, Executive Dean of Students, shared the important focus and the needed balance of academics and general living skills for students to be successful in their careers.   Students sometimes...

September 11, 2015

An Iowa author will speak to the public and Iowa Lakes Community College students on Wednesday, Sept. 16.  Joan Becker has a 10 a.m. presentation at the Emmetsburg campus gymnasium and a 1 p.m. speech at the Estherville campus gymnasium. Joan is the author of “Sentenced to Life (The Mark...

September 2, 2015

Iowa Lakes Head Wrestling Coach Cody Alesch has announced his recruiting class for 2015-16. This past Friday, USA Wrestling Magazine named this year’s Iowa Lakes recruiting class as the 12th best recruiting class in the Nation among all Non-NCAA Division 1 Colleges and 3rd best in Junior College wrestling.  ...

September 1, 2015

Mike Bosch has been named the Head Softball Coach at Syracuse University.  Bosch, who has been the interim head coach of the program since June 2015, was an assistant at Syracuse for two NCAA Tournament teams and had a successful 14-year stint as the head coach at Iowa Lakes Community...

August 25, 2015

Iowa Lakes Community College announces the University of Okoboji EMS Conference on Saturday, Oct. 3 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 4 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This is a date change from earlier announcements. The conference is at the Dickinson County Expo Building in Spirit...

August 19, 2015

The members of the Board of Trustees of Iowa Lakes Community College were updated Tuesday afternoon on how students of Iowa Lakes benefit from the college’s Computer Center. Bob L’Heureux, Vice President of Administration, introduced Randy Beernink for the presentation. Beernink reported that for many years, Iowa Lakes has partnered...

August 18, 2015

The Estherville Lincoln Central School District and Iowa Lakes Community College are excited to announce the 3rd Annual Back to School Bash for the Estherville Community on Wednesday, Aug. 26 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. on the Estherville campus of Iowa Lakes Community College.  The Back to School Bash...

August 11, 2015

Iowa Lakes Community College is hosting two ‘Express Registration Days’ in August in an effort to help individuals get registered for college classes in a short amount of time. The days will be on Monday, Aug. 17, from 3-6:30 p.m.; and Tuesday, Aug. 18 from 8 a.m. to 4:00 p.m....

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