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November 27, 2013

On December 7, the Iowa Lakes Community College Estherville campus will be full of noise, enthusiasm, anticipation – and learning – as they host 17 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 27, 2013

Hear Ye!  Hear Ye!  The Iowa Lakes Music Department is hereby announcing the Lords and Ladies of the castle for the 14th Annual Elizabethan Madrigal Feaste!   On Saturday, Dec.7, Chris McArdle will serve as Lord of the evening. Chris has been a great lordly leader in the Estherville “Kingdom,”...

November 27, 2013

It’s (almost) the most wonderful time of the year – ring it in with sounds of the season, coffee and spiced cider, and homemade treats at the Holiday Harmonies Coffee House on Friday, December 13, in The Max Student Center on the Estherville campus.  Performances will begin at 7 p.m....

November 27, 2013

Come celebrate the reason for the season at the Community Advent Celebration at the Sami Center for the Performing Arts, Spirit Lake. Several area churches and local musicians will join Iowa Lakes Community College music students for the concert of lessons and carols at 7 p.m. on Monday, December 9....

November 20, 2013

The Trustees of Iowa Lakes Community College met Tuesday afternoon in Estherville and learned about the benefits the Accounting Specialist program is providing to students – as well as area businesses. Professor Lecia Berven outlined options the students have when looking at an accounting career. Students may take the two-year...

November 19, 2013

Last Wednesday was the first signing date for NCAA Division I and II men’s and women’s basketball programs.  Iowa Lakes Community College men’s basketball sophomore, Deondre Parks, signed his letter of intent to continue his career at South Dakota State University in Brookings, S.D. “Very proud of Deondre and him...

November 13, 2013

Huzzah and good tidings! The lorde and layde of the castle request the honor of your presence at the Fourteenth Annual Elizabethan Madrigal Feaste. This year’s festivities will again be held in a neighboring castle, The Estherville VFW, on Saturday, Dec. 7, and Sunday, Dec. 8, at half-past six in...

November 7, 2013

Dr. Glenn Rogers, Professor of Philosophy and Social Sciences at Iowa Lakes Community College in Estherville, has recently published his fourth philosophy text, Critical Thinking: Understanding the Principles and Processes of Thinking Well.  Dr. Rogers teaches Critical Thinking each semester on the Estherville campus.  He decided to write a textbook...

November 7, 2013

Four Iowa Lakes instrumentalists have been selected to perform in the 20th Annual Iowa Collegiate All-Star Concert Band. Students will be on the Iowa State University Campus on Nov. 22, for rehearsal, and at the Ames City Auditorium on Nov. 23, for the concert.   The students selected include:  Charlie...

November 6, 2013

In honor of veterans attending classes at Iowa Lakes Community College, student senators and staff members are organizing special events as Veteran’s Day approaches. All campuses have decided to sponsor ‘Honor Trees.’ Multi-colored ribbons are placed near the Honor Trees and signs next to the trees encouraging students, staff and...

November 4, 2013

An Iowa Lakes Community College graduate – and founder of his own company – recently returned from a trip to the Republic of Turkey. Ethan Hunter, Founder of Wind Academy Group, LLC, visited the Republic of Turkey and met with high ranking Government Officials. They included:  Honorable Nabi AVCI, Minister...

November 4, 2013

Iowa Lakes Community College has received word that it is the recipient of a grant which will help the college strengthen partnerships with high schools as well as area business and industry. The Iowa Department of Education Intermediary grant provides funds which target critical connections, especially within STEM (science, technology,...

November 1, 2013

Students at Iowa Lakes Community College will celebrate a “Laker Dynasty” Homecoming - themed after the popular television show Duck Dynasty - on November 6-13. Organizers are encouraging graduates of Iowa Lakes and the public to show their Iowa Lakes pride and participate in the planned activities. The week will...

October 30, 2013

The Iowa Lakes Community College Men’s Basketball team, coming off of a 26-8 record last season, have earned the 6th rank in the NJCAA Div. II top 20 coaches’ preseason poll that came out on Oct. 29.   “It’s an honor for our team,” Head Coach Troy Larson stated when...

October 30, 2013

The Jazz Festival returns to Iowa Lakes Community College for its 23rd year on Tuesday, Nov. 5, and Wednesday, Nov. 6. The guest artists this year include:  Tony Gulizia, keyboards/vocals; Andy Hall, bass; and, Joey Gulizia and Brian Loftus, percussion. On Nov. 5, a convocation will be held at 10...

October 28, 2013

A new option is being offered to individuals who wish to know how they can ‘Get Started’ and advance their careers with education. Three campus locations of Iowa Lakes Community Colleges will be open on two upcoming Saturdays to assist individuals unable to get to a campus on weekdays. “We...

October 25, 2013

Vandalism to the bicycle of an Iowa Lakes Community College professor was investigated this week by the Estherville Police Department – and in the end, it came to a positive resolution. Matt Strom, Associate Professor of Mathematics, reported that on Wednesday, Oct. 23, he rode his bike to the Estherville...

October 23, 2013

The Iowa Lakes Community College men’s and women’s cross country teams are preparing this week for the regional tournament scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 26 in Fort Dodge. Head Coach David Peterson has the team where he wants them to be. “We are continuing to improve each week and are expecting...

October 23, 2013

The Iowa Lakes Community College Women’s and Men’s Basketball teams are hosting their annual alumni game and drug awareness youth clinic Saturday, Oct. 26. The women’s tip off will be at 1pm and will have 11 alumni returning to compete against the current team. Women alumni include: Kerri Kramer Scheonig...

October 22, 2013

Iowa Lakes Community College men’s soccer alumni, Thomas Carbonari (10’-12’), now a senior at Shawnee State University, has earned the Mid-South Conference Defensive Player of the Week honors. It is the second time he has won this award during his career. Thomas allowed just one goal while making 11 saves...

October 22, 2013

The Iowa Lakes Music Department is pleased to announce a second October Coffee House to be held on Sat., Oct. 26.   It will begin at 7 p.m. and be held at VFW Post #3388, 314 South 1st Street in Estherville.   The evening’s performances will include an assortment of...

October 21, 2013

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 Wednesday, Oct. 23, at the Lakehouse, which is the home pitch of...

October 18, 2013

The Iowa Small Business Development Center (SBDC) network was reviewed by its national association, America’s SBDC, and based on the outstanding progress of the network and the findings and recommendations of the accreditation team, maintains its full accreditation as a high quality economic development organization.  Accreditation is confirmation of the...

October 17, 2013

Students at Iowa Lakes Community College are preparing an Italian ‘feast’ for the annual all-you-can-eat Italian Buffet Monday, Oct. 28. Students involved in the Emmetsburg Student Senate and the Hotel and Restaurant Management program assist in the preparation and serving of the food. Tickets are available from the students working...

October 17, 2013

Educational Talent Search students traveled recently to the Science Museum of Minnesota to gain a greater appreciation for science. When the charter bus arrived in St. Paul, students were divided into groups with chaperones and began to explore the different exhibits.  The museum level exhibits included: Mississippi River Gallery, Human...

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