Iowa Western Community College

Center History

Built in 1921 as Clarinda Junior College, it became a part of IWCC in 1966.

Mission Statement

Iowa Western Community College is a learning community committed to excellence in meeting educational needs and improving the quality of life through programs, partnerships and community involvement.

Vision Statement

Iowa Western Community College will be recognized as a premier educational leader and partner, with student learning and success being our highest priority.

Beliefs

These statements of Beliefs support and clarify the Mission Statement of Iowa Western Community College.

  • Faculty, students, staff and community partners are equal stakeholders in the culture of our learning community.
  • Each and every individual has dignity and worth.
  • Community support depends upon identifying and meeting the diverse and changing needs of the people in Southwest Iowa.
  • Each person deserves opportunities for lifelong learning and growth.
  • Open, honest communication, through word and action, builds credibility and trust.
  • Striving for excellence is worth the effort of all college employees.
  • Cooperative partnerships, foster college and community growth.

Core Values

Caring

We believe creating an environment where people treat each other with a sense of dignity and self-worth and where people convey genuine concern for helping others to achieve their goals will add value to student learning experience.

Commitment

We believe acting with a sense of purpose, vigor, and passion and merging of our personal and work values will enable us to fulfill our pledge to provide opportunities, which encourage students to reach their full potential.

Challenge

We believe articulating and promoting academic and personal standards focused on raising self-expectations in striving for excellence will provide an environment, which leads to success.

Annual Notice of Non-Discrimination

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND NON-DISCRIMINATION

It is the policy of Iowa Western Community College to provide equal educational opportunities and not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, genetic information, physical or mental disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, AIDS/HIV status, citizenship, or medical condition, as those terms are defined under applicable laws, in its educational programs, activities, or employment practices, as required by Iowa Code sections 216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. § 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C.§§ 1681 – 1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.). 

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries and complaints regarding equal opportunity and nondiscrimination:

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Robyn Porter
Director of Human Resources/Equal Opportunity Coordinator for Employees
2700 College Road
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
(712) 325-3413
rporter@iwcc.edu 

DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION

Samantha Larson
Dean of Advising and Academic Success/ADA Coordinator for Students with Disabilities
2700 College Road
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
(712) 325-3341
slarson@iwcc.edu

TITLE IX and OTHER FORMS OF DISCRIMINATION

Kim Henry
Dean of Student Life and Student Success/Title IX and Equal Opportunity Coordinator for Students
2700 College Road
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
(712) 325-3207
khenry@iwcc.edu 

Inquiries and complaints may also be directed to the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661, (312)-730-1560, OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.


IGUALDAD DE OPORTUNIDADES Y NO DISCRIMINACIÓN

Es política del Iowa Western Community College proporcionar igualdad de oportunidades educativas y no discriminar por motivos de raza, color, credo, religión, origen nacional o étnico, ascendencia, información genética, discapacidad física o mental, edad, sexo, orientación sexual, identidad o expresión de género, embarazo, estado civil, estatus de veterano, enfermo de SIDA/VIH, ciudadanía o condición médica, según se definen dichos términos en las leyes aplicables, en sus programas educativos, actividades o prácticas de empleo, según lo requiere el Código de Iowa en las secciones 216.6 y 216.9, títulos VI y VII del Acta de Derechos Civiles de 1964 (42 USC § 2000d y 2000e), el Acta de Igualdad Salarial de 1973 (29 USC § 206, y siguientes), Título IX (Enmiendas Educativas, 20 USC §§ 1681 - 1688), Sección 504 (Ley de Rehabilitación de 1973, 29 USC § 794), y Acta de Estadounidenses con Discapacidades (42 USC § 12101, et seq.).

Las siguientes personas han sido designadas para atender consultas y quejas relacionadas con la igualdad de oportunidades y la no discriminación:

IGUALDAD EN OPORTUNIDADES DE EMPLEO

Robyn Porter
Director de Recursos Humanos/ Coordinador de Igualdad en oportunidades para empleados.
2700 College Road
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
(712) 325-3413
rporter@iwcc.edu

DISCRIMINACIÓN POR DISCAPACIDAD

Samantha Larson
Dean of Advising and Academic Success/ADA Coordinator for Students with Disabilities
2700 College Road
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
(712) 325-3341
slarson@iwcc.edu

TÍTULO IX Y OTRAS FORMAS DE DISCRIMINACIÓN

Kim Henry
Decano de Vida Estudiantil y Éxito Estudiantil / Título IX y Coordinador de Igualdad en oportunidades para estudiantes.
2700 College Road
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
(712) 325-3207
khenry@iwcc.edu

Las consultas y las quejas también pueden dirigirse al Director de la Oficina de Derechos Civiles, Departamento de Educación de los Estados Unidos, Centro Citigroup, 500 W. Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661, (312) -730-1560, OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.