News for Education

Sunday, October 18, 2020
Eastern Iowa Community Colleges is working to connect with people who have lost their jobs, been laid off, or experienced a reduction in hours due to COVID19, and are interested in free training from Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC). EICC has been awarded grant funding to cover the cost of tuition for students interested in their Truck Driving, Manufacturing Awareness, or Frontline ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Thursday, October 15, 2020
Citizens First Bank is very pleased to announce a $2500 sponsorship of the Manufacturing Awareness program at Clinton Community College.  The funds will provide scholarships for students to participate in the Manufacturing Awareness program through Eastern Iowa Community Colleges.  The series of online classes provides an overview on topics such as forklift safety, assembly, and supply chain ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Wednesday, October 07, 2020
Alan “Al” Tubbs is this year’s recipient of the Bruning Award for his leadership and longstanding dedication to providing financial guidance and support to farmers, agricultural businesses and small communities in rural America.  “It’s remarkable to have my past work in the agriculture and financial industries recognized,” said Tubbs. “Agriculture is where I’ve grown up and the largest segment of ...read more
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Tuesday, October 06, 2020
Certification is a great way to demonstrate your hard-won professional knowledge and experience. For people involved in project management and its related careers, gaining an accreditation from the Project Management Institute (PMI) is an instant way of letting colleagues and prospective employers know you know what you're doing in project management.   Eastern Iowa Community Colleges regularly ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Thursday, October 01, 2020
The Walk to End Alzheimer's™ is still going strong throughout Iowa, and if you haven't started your team yet, there's still plenty of time. Fundraising will continue through December 31, 2020, and since the Walk is everywhere this year, you can walk with your small group of family or friends anytime and anywhere throughout your community. Now more than ever, funds raised through the Walk to End ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Clinton Community College has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2020 honor by The Des Moines Register.  This is the 9th consecutive time CCC has made the list.  The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by employee engagement technology partner Energage, LLC. The anonymous survey uniquely measures 15 drivers of engaged cultures that are critical ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
MercyOne Clinton Medical Center is offering a free program to prevent type 2 diabetes, starting Tuesday, Sept. 29. It's called "Prevent T2," and is part of the National Diabetes Prevention Program led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). "Prevent T2" is a proven program designed to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes.  Guided by trained lifestyle coaches, participants learn the ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Friday, September 18, 2020
MercyOne Clinton Medical Center is continuing to offer free, virtual versions of its Healthy Expectations: Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond prenatal class as well as its breastfeeding class in the coming months.  Virtual Healthy Expectations: Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond, will be offered free to expectant mothers and their support persons on Saturday, Sept. 26, and on Saturday, Nov. 7. Classes are ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
First Central State Bank is donating a total of $5,500 to local school districts this fall to help offset extra costs due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Those receiving monetary contributions include Central DeWitt, Clinton, Northeast, North Scott and Pleasant Valley school districts, and St. Joseph and Prince of Peace Catholic Schools.  “This is an unprecedented year for area school districts,” ...read more
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