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CCC student designers win big

CCC student designers win big

Student designers enrolled in the Graphic Arts Technology Program at Clinton Community College earned local honors at the annual American Advertising Awards gala on Feb. 15 in Cedar Rapids, including the Student Best of Show award.

Higher learning for a higher cause

Higher learning for a higher cause

Sometimes a chance meeting is all someone needs to change their life. For Claudy Pierre-Charles, that moment came during a shared coke on a Haitian beach. From that single conversation blossomed an opportunity the second-year Scott Community College Auto Tech student never could have imagined.

Community is our middle name

Community is our middle name

A focus on community is prevalent in everything Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) does. Recently it has been on display more than ever, with Clinton Community College (CCC) offering new classes focused on Chinese language, culture and even cooking.

New opportunities

New opportunities

EICC is continuously announcing new and different articulation (formal transfer) agreements with other colleges. Both the University of Iowa and Purdue University Global signed such agreements in just the last few months.

Training sparks a new life

Training sparks a new life

There is just something special about breathing new life and purpose into what often looks like a big pile of metal.

You’re in the Driver’s Seat

You’re in the Driver’s Seat

Redemer Gbeddeh settles into the driver’s seat, taking a deep breath as he starts the engine. The machine roars to life… he tries to remember how to shift into gear. Before he knows it, he is on the road and traffic is picking up.

Healthcare Careers Open House March 7

Healthcare Careers Open House March 7

EICC is throwing the doors open and inviting people to learn more about healthcare careers and the many highly regarded programs the college offers.

Home brewed

Home brewed

By day, CCC Instructor Ryan Welch teaches students the ins and outs of biology, plant biology and environmental science. By night, he takes that knowledge and applies it to his favorite pastime: craft brewing.

From Grads to Homeowners

From Grads to Homeowners

There are a few things in life considered large milestones. From high school and college graduations to finding that first job to…you guessed it…buying your first home.

Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

As with nearly all new technologies, 3D printing has gone from a mere concept a couple of decades ago, used by a very limited number of individuals and companies, to an everyday part of today's modern manufacturing world. It's even finding its way into use in everyday life and by many amateur hobbyists.

Snow Emergency Declaration and Urban Campus Parking

Snow Emergency Declaration and Urban Campus Parking

Temporary No Parking will go into effect on 2, 3 and 4 Streets in the Downtown between Gaines and E River Dr beginning at 5 p.m. Monday, February 4 through 7 a.m., Tuesday, February 5th for a Snow Emergency Declaration. No other areas in the city are affected by this Snow Emergency.

Winter Auto Tips from SCC

Winter Auto Tips from SCC

Winter is hitting the Quad Cities hard this year. James Lyon, Automotive/Diesel Technology Instructor at Scott Community gave us some great tips for your automobile this winter.

Women in IT 2019

Women in IT 2019

Eastern Iowa Community College Information Technology education department will be hosting a Women in Information Technology conference on March 29, 2019 on our Urban Campus in Downtown Davenport.

Oberholtzer Awards

Oberholtzer Awards

Nahant Marsh Education Center's first annual Oberholtzer Awards will be held at Modern Woodmen Park from 9:30 a.m. - Noon. Charity Nebbe will be the keynote speaker. Online registration is available at Eventbrite.

EICC President

EICC President's Day Campus Visits

It's that time of year when high school seniors traditionally begin finalizing plans for the next step in their lives after graduation. What most of them are learning is that in today's world students need more than a high school education.

Talent Link Partnership Announced

Talent Link Partnership Announced

Talent Link will utilize the Career Cruising system to capture information about work-based learning opportunities so that local students, schools and organizations can easily access connections that bring learning to the real world, and take students into business and industry.

University of Iowa and EICC Announce New 3+1.5 Nursing Partnership

University of Iowa and EICC Announce New 3+1.5 Nursing Partnership

The University of Iowa College of Nursing and EICC have entered into an exciting new agreement, allowing EICC nursing graduates to seamlessly transfer to the University of Iowa (UI) and complete their Bachelors of Nursing Science (BSN) degree in a year and a half.

New Urban Campus Scholarships

New Urban Campus Scholarships

Two new scholarship programs provide up to $1,000 per semester for qualifying full-time students, $500 for part-time students.

Joe is as big as a house

Joe is as big as a house

That’s because he’s part of a new billboard campaign that is the brainchild of a consortium of Quad Cities area colleges.

Fragile

Fragile

Using the skills of Quad City artist, Joel Ryser from Hot Glass, the college will create a one-of-a-kind wall of glass art handcrafted by SCC Veteran students in dedication to their fellow soldiers who have fallen to suicide.

Finishing what I started

Finishing what I started

In between working 48 plus hours a week at Exelon and fulfilling his role as dad and husband to his wife and two daughters, Marvin Christiansen spends his free time at the Blong Technology Center working toward an Associate’s Degree in Engineering Technology.

EICC’s New Employees

EICC’s New Employees

A big part of our community is our caring and devoted faculty and staff. This year, EICC welcomed 42 new faces to campus, including 18 new faculty members.

Fill out that FAFSA!

Fill out that FAFSA!

Sorry for shouting, but we wanted to make sure we got your attention. If you, your daughter or son, are planning to attend classes next year, it’s important you complete the FAFSA.

Top 5 Job Tips

Top 5 Job Tips

Rob Schadt is the Career Services Coordinator for CCC, here are his top five tips for student job seekers.

Chickens & Bees

Chickens & Bees

Nestled on a hillside in East Davenport, EICC Chancellor Don Doucette’s yard provides a small oasis for him and his wife, Lynn Drazinski.

Poets and Painters of the Prairies Tour

Poets and Painters of the Prairies Tour

Eastern Iowa Community Colleges' Continuing Education Department invites everyone to join the "Poets and Painters of the Prairies" tour to the Muscatine Musser Art Center.

IQCCP College Fair

IQCCP College Fair

More than 60 colleges, universities and technical schools will assemble in St. Ambrose University's Rogalski Center, 518 W. Locust St., Davenport, on October 8 for the area's largest college fair.

CHINA Town Hall

CHINA Town Hall

Area residents can get an inside look at that relationship on October as we host the China Town Hall telecast featuring former Secretary of State and National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice.

FEMA Nationwide Emergency Alert System

FEMA Nationwide Emergency Alert System

We've been asked to share with everyone that on October 3, at 1:18 p.m., FEMA and the FCC will conduct a nationwide test of the national Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alert. As a part of that test you may receive an alert on your wireless device.

Campus Visit September 21

Campus Visit September 21

Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) invites students and families to its September 21 Campus Visit at Clinton, Muscatine and Scott Community Colleges.

New Session Starts Soon

New Session Starts Soon

Fall is the season of change, so why not make some changes in your own life by starting classes with Eastern Iowa Community Colleges. That's right, Clinton, Muscatine and Scott Community Colleges all have more classes starting soon.

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