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President's Message

Valerie Newhouse

We invite you to visit Iowa Lakes Community College and discover all that we have to offer on our five campuses. We have over 100 career and pre-professional programs along with the first two years of a degree that will allow you to transfer to the four-year institution of your choice.

When you receive your education with us, you will be prepared to succeed anywhere. As a former student, my experience at Iowa Lakes helped prepare me to eventually become the President of the college.

You’ll find excellent opportunities with us. You’ll have leadership development choices along with extracurricular activities which allow you to participate in everything from music to club activities and sports to student government

At Iowa Lakes we have highly qualified and caring faculty along with wonderful and dedicated staff. You can also find the support services you need to succeed.

When you select Iowa Lakes, you’ll be positioned for the global economy of tomorrow. 

Start by applying online.

I look forward to meeting you in person at one of our five campuses in Algona, Emmetsburg, Estherville, Spencer or Spirit Lake!

Valerie Newhouse, President

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