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Big Apple and Beyond

Big Apple and Beyond

Summer vacations are those precious weeks during the year where you can kick back, relax and…test soil samples for new antibiotics, hone your acting skills with Broadway stars, or dig into the nuances of the latest mechanical trainer…

Maquoketa’s 10th Anniversary

Maquoketa’s 10th Anniversary

“Where everybody knows your name.” That slogan from a certain popular television show from the 80s and early 90s, is even more appropriate and fitting for Clinton Community College’s Maquoketa Center.

Register for Spring

Register for Spring

Now is a great time to start your college or career tech training. Spring registration is underway at THE Community's College, Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC).

Campus Visit Day December 9

Campus Visit Day December 9

The new year is just around the corner and that means new possibilities! At EICC, we offer students a number of options, from career and technical training to Associate's Degrees with seamless transfer to four-year colleges and universities.

CCC Phi Theta Kappa Holiday Cards 2019

CCC Phi Theta Kappa Holiday Cards 2019

The Clinton Community College Phi Theta Kappa has again collected holiday cards for military troops. This year, holiday and greeting cards will be sent to Camp Fuji, Japan.

Nursing Labs Make Debut

Nursing Labs Make Debut

Floors were ripped out, fresh paint applied, and life-like simulators installed over the summer at Clinton, Muscatine and Scott Community College’s nursing labs – the extensive work all culminating in a grand debut this fall.

Emeritus 2019

Emeritus 2019

Seven faculty and staff were recently recognized for their contributions with EICC’s Emeritus Award. The award was presented to retired and retiring individuals who exemplified service to students and the community during their years with the college.

Job-Driven Training

Job-Driven Training

Take Kyle Long for example, after dropping out of high school, getting his GED and securing a full-time job, he thought his chance at post-secondary education had passed. However, when he started working as a machinist at SMS in Muscatine he was surprised to learn there was another way forward, apprenticeship.

Nahant Marsh 2019

Nahant Marsh 2019

Ask most people for one word to describe the Quad Cities this past year and “flood” will probably be at the top of the list. The QC experienced the longest lasting flood ever in 2019. But maybe there are some better words to describe the year like “volunteer,” “cooperation,” “support” and “community.”

MCC 1929 – 2019

MCC 1929 – 2019

In 1929 Muscatine Community College was born, the result of the work of mostly a half dozen people, five of them women. Women, by the way, had just won the right to vote in 1920.

Why Not? Life becomes simple question

Why Not? Life becomes simple question

Changing your mindset from self-doubt to self-belief can be a long, hard road. As recent Muscatine Community College (MCC) graduate Deana Dawson can attest, it’s a journey well worth the effort.

CHINA Town Hall 2019

CHINA Town Hall 2019

The relationship between the United States and China is a critical one, becoming even more significant with the current tensions over politics, security and trade. China's rapid development and Chinese - U.S. relations have a direct impact on the lives of nearly every American as well as the global community.

CCC Gaming Guild Extravaganza November 23

CCC Gaming Guild Extravaganza November 23

Are you a gamer? Do you enjoy playing tabletop or video games? If so, this event is for YOU! Join us for all things gaming on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at Clinton Community College for the CCC Gaming Guild Extravaganza!

November Cooking Classes

November Cooking Classes

Learn how to make delicious cheesecakes that are sure to be a party pleaser with EICC's cooking classes. There are seven classes being offered in November. Classes are hands-on, see below for location, date and time.

Registered Apprenticeship Fair November 14

Registered Apprenticeship Fair November 14

Eastern Iowa Community Colleges in partnership with IowaWorks, is celebrating the U.S. Department of Labor's fifth annual National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) with a Registered Apprenticeship Fair.

Columbus Day Visit October 14

Columbus Day Visit October 14

Columbus set sail on a voyage of discovery, exploring for new wealth more than 600 years ago. There's a more practical way of doing that today, earning a college education.

CCC Diversity Committee to host Hot Occupations Panel

CCC Diversity Committee to host Hot Occupations Panel

Professionals from five local businesses will be available to speak and answer questions about some of the most in-demand career fields both locally and nationally - all of which can be started via programs at CCC.

Get help filling out the FAFSA

Get help filling out the FAFSA

Eastern Iowa Community Colleges can help you get the FAFSA process started at our upcoming FAFSA Assistance Nights October 15, 16 and 17.

Vet Tech Visit Day

Vet Tech Visit Day

Muscatine Community College is hosting a Vet Tech Visit Day for anyone interested in learning more about the Veterinary Technology career field.

Agriculture Information Session

Agriculture Information Session

Anyone interested in learning about all the many options available is invited to attend the Ag Information Session scheduled for October 14, from 1 - 3 p.m. The event will be held in Gaekle Hall at the college, 152 Colorado St.

CCC Paul B. Sharar Foundation Celebrates

CCC Paul B. Sharar Foundation Celebrates

The Paul B. Sharar Foundation for Clinton Community College celebrated another successful year at the recent 2019 Chancellor's Society Dinner and Annual Meeting.

CCC to host Community Agency Fair Sept 25

CCC to host Community Agency Fair Sept 25

Local agencies will be available to answer questions about the services they provide. The Community Agency Fair will be held in the CCC Auditorium, 1000 Lincoln Blvd., from Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Maquoketa Center Campus Visit

Maquoketa Center Campus Visit

Clinton Community College's Maquoketa Center invites interested students to stop in for two special events coming up on October 1.

CCC celebrates Constitution Day on September 16

CCC celebrates Constitution Day on September 16

Constitution Day activities include Constitution Trivia, "The Framing of the U.S. Constitution" word search, "The U.S. Constitution and Fascinating Facts" given to attendees, and the all-American meal of hot dogs and chips served to all.

IQCCP College Fair

IQCCP College Fair

More than 50 colleges and universities will assemble at the SCC Urban Campus in downtown Davenport on October 14 for the area's largest college fair.

MCC awarded grant to fund Fueling the Future project

MCC awarded grant to fund Fueling the Future project

In partnership with the Community Foundation of Greater Muscatine and several other local organizations, Muscatine Community College has been awarded a grant that will help a group of Muscatine residents train for high-demand jobs.

Nursing Open Houses

Nursing Open Houses

We've blown out walls and renovated the nursing labs at all three of our Clinton, Muscatine and Scott Community College campuses and now it's time to show them off.

Stop the Hate/Show the Love Walk 2019

Stop the Hate/Show the Love Walk 2019

CCC has been part of the Stop the Hate/Show the Love Walk since its inception 21 years ago. We welcome you to attend this year's Peace Walk on September 19.

Master Chef Classes

Master Chef Classes

These classes are exclusively designed for Chefs wanting to learn or brush up on specific culinary skills. Students must be graduate chefs to enroll in these classes.

Saturday Registration August 17

Saturday Registration August 17

The new school year is just around the corner, and Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) is making final preparations for the start of Fall classes on August 26. EICC includes Clinton, Muscatine and Scott Community Colleges where registration is well underway.

90 Years - 90 Freebies - 9 Days

90 Years - 90 Freebies - 9 Days

Shouting out to all Muscatine Community College students, and students-to-be. To celebrate the college's 90th anniversary year, we will be giving away 90 gifts in the nine days leading up to the first day of fall classes.

A College that Cares

A College that Cares

For the second semester Scott Community College (SCC) student, learning the ins and outs of the Medical Assistant profession has been the perfect path to a better future. It’s a future that’s recently been made even brighter with the help of new Urban Campus scholarships.

Timeless Tavern

Timeless Tavern

“The tavern is timeless,” Clinton Community College History Professor Steve Barleen, PhD said. “If you walked into a puritan tavern or walked into a tavern today, there might not be any differences in terms of form and function.”

Addy Awards

Addy Awards

You can’t blame students from Clinton Community College’s (CCC) Graphic Arts Technology program for feeling as if they were on the red carpets of Hollywood as they attended the annual American Advertising Awards gala in Cedar Rapids this spring.

Building Community, One Small Business at a Time

Building Community, One Small Business at a Time

Joel Youngs is a man always on the go. As the Regional Director of the Eastern Iowa Small Business Development Center (SBDC), SBDC’s National Conference and Education Chair, and a Venture School Instructor, he spends the majority of his time counseling small business owners. Roughly 350 a year to be exact.

Adding to the mix – new programs, equipment and more

Adding to the mix – new programs, equipment and more

Eastern Iowa Community Colleges prides itself on providing a multitude of opportunities for students, whether that be new in-demand programs, classroom technology or transfer agreements. This fall, we’re excited to be adding even more to our offerings in all three areas.

A Peek Inside

A Peek Inside

This fall the college wrapped up renovations on two new labs, each with state-of-the-art technology. One is a science lab, furnished with new equipment and eBeam – an interactive whiteboard system.

Serving those who serve us!

Serving those who serve us!

Temple, who has been working as a paramedic for more than 25 years, helps manage the Quad City Regional Critical Incident Stress Management Team (QCRCISM). Made up of emergency responders from all disciplines, the volunteer group springs into action whenever their support is needed.

Birth of New Patient Simulators

Birth of New Patient Simulators

Lucina, and a new pediatric patient simulator, are among the new equipment included in lab renovations at both Clinton and Scott Community College.

Ag Programs

Ag Programs

At Eastern Iowa Community Colleges, we prepare students for these diverse fields with a variety of options. You can even earn money while you learn! Every program offers paid internships with some students earning more than the cost of tuition.

Get Registered for Fall 2019

Get Registered for Fall 2019

Now is the time to register for fall classes. If you’re deciding what to do with your future, we have the answer.

CCC Bickelhaupt Arboretum Arts at the Arb 2019

CCC Bickelhaupt Arboretum Arts at the Arb 2019

Take a leap off the beaten path to discover an art gallery without walls at the Clinton Community College Bickelhaupt Arboretum during Arts at the Arb 2019. The 4th annual Arts at the Arb will feature metal artist John VandeWalle.

Maquoketa Center Celebrating 10 Years - Info Session July 30

Maquoketa Center Celebrating 10 Years - Info Session July 30

As a thank you to the community for all its support over the last decade, we're also introducing the Maquoketa Center 10th Anniversary Grant designed exclusively for students enrolling in classes this fall. When you enroll in two fall classes at the Maquoketa Center, you'll get your third class on us!

Arts at the Arb

Arts at the Arb

Take a leap off the beaten path to discover an art gallery without walls at Clinton's Bickelhaupt Arboretum during Arts at the Arb 2019.

CCC Gaming Guild Extravaganza V

CCC Gaming Guild Extravaganza V

Are you a gamer? Do you enjoy playing tabletop or video games? If so, this event is for YOU! Join us for all things gaming on Saturday, June 29 at Clinton Community College for the CCC Gaming Guild Extravaganza V!

Sign Language Info Session July 10

Sign Language Info Session July 10

If you have a passion for communication and helping others, SCC's American Sign Language/English Interpreter Program could be the perfect career path for you.

CCC Summer Sizzle 2019

CCC Summer Sizzle 2019

Clinton Community College will host the annual CCC Summer Sizzle 2019 throughout the summer months. Jump in. Engage. Have fun! Don't wait until Fall semester to enjoy what CCC has to offer!

CCC and YWCA offer Chinese Culture Options

CCC and YWCA offer Chinese Culture Options

The City of Clinton has welcomed Chinese students to the community. Clinton Community College is working to provide classes for those who wish to learn more about the country of China.

2019 Emeritus Awards

2019 Emeritus Awards

Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) honored seven faculty and staff members with Emeritus Awards for 2019.

SCC Commencement is Thursday, May 9 at 6 p.m.

SCC Commencement is Thursday, May 9 at 6 p.m.

Scott Community College (SCC) will be hosting their annual commencement ceremony at the TaxSlayer Center on Thursday evening, May 9 beginning at 6 p.m., to an arena of proud friends and family members.

2019 Commencement Ceremonies

2019 Commencement Ceremonies

One of the greatest times of the year for any college is its commencement ceremonies when graduates are honored for their years of dedication and hard work.

SBDC Flood Disaster Recovery Resources

SBDC Flood Disaster Recovery Resources

To assist those impacted by recent flooding, Joel Youngs, Regional Director for the Small Business Development Center, has provided a couple of resources for assistance.

$2.25 Million in Grant Funding Awarded to ATEEC

$2.25 Million in Grant Funding Awarded to ATEEC

Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) Advanced Technology Environmental Education Center (ATEEC) has been awarded a total of $2.25 million in grants from the National Science Foundation to continue with its mission to advance environmental technology education through curriculum development, professional development and program improvements.

EICC Summer Camps to kick off soon!

EICC Summer Camps to kick off soon!

Registration is now open for Eastern Iowa Community Colleges' wide variety of Summer Camps. Kids can gain new skills and have fun while they're doing it!

Faculty Art Exhibition

Faculty Art Exhibition

Faculty from all three Eastern Iowa Community Colleges have joined together for a special Faculty Art Exhibition at Scott Community College.

CCC Author Showcase

CCC Author Showcase

Mark your calendar for the Inaugural Clinton Community College Author Showcase on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. The event will begin at 12 - 2 p.m. in the college library.

EON Reverse Job Fair

EON Reverse Job Fair

The EON Virtual and Augmented Reality Academy 2019 graduates are ready to work and hosting a Reverse Job Fair on May 8.

MCC Career Fair April 24

MCC Career Fair April 24

Area job seekers are invited to attend Muscatine Community College's upcoming career fair. The annual event will be held from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., April 24. It is open to the public and free of charge.

CCC Career Fair April 26

CCC Career Fair April 26

Area job seekers are invited to attend Clinton Community College's upcoming career fair. It is open to the public and free of charge.

SCC Pre-Nursing Informational Meetings

SCC Pre-Nursing Informational Meetings

Students considering beginning nursing classes this fall at Scott Community College are encouraged to attend one of the upcoming Pre-Nursing informational meetings at the college.

SCC Career Fair April 17

SCC Career Fair April 17

Area job seekers are invited to attend Scott Community College's upcoming career fair. The annual event will be held from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., April 17. It is open to the public and free of charge.

Puzzle Competition

Puzzle Competition

CCC is hosting its first-ever Puzzle Competition on Saturday, March 30. The rules are pretty simple, teams will have two hours to complete a 500 piece puzzle and the fastest wins.

CCC Gaming Club Extravaganza IV March 30

CCC Gaming Club Extravaganza IV March 30

Are you a gamer? Do you enjoy playing tabletop or video games? If so, this event is for YOU! Join us for all things gaming on Saturday, March 30 at Clinton Community College for the CCC Gaming Club Extravaganza IV!

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.

Horticulture in the Heartland

Horticulture in the Heartland

Clinton Community College and the Bickelhaupt Arboretum are offering their annual Horticulture in the Heartland seminar on Saturday, March 2, 2019. Chad Pregracke, Founder/President, Living Lands & Waters, will be the keynote speaker.

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.

CCC Visiting Artist as part of ENCORE

CCC Visiting Artist as part of ENCORE

Other presentations during ENCORE, the day focused on retirees, include a travelogue by Dr. John and Martha Bonte about their recent trip to South America, lunch provided by the CCC Paul B. Sharar Foundation, and more!

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.

Muscatine Community College Legends February 21

Muscatine Community College Legends February 21

Roy, Sr. and Lucille Carver have been selected as the 2019 Muscatine Community College (MCC) Legends. The couple will be honored at a February 21 function beginning at 6 p.m. at the Merrill Hotel. The event is open to the public with funds directed toward assisting the college's students.

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.

2019 B-rrry Scurry Results

2019 B-rrry Scurry Results

Runners and walkers participating in the 38th annual Clinton Community College B-rrry Scurry 4-mile Run on Saturday, February 2 enjoyed a reprieve from the Polar Vortex as temperatures jumped to 50 degrees at Noon race time.

Truck Driving Open House

Truck Driving Open House

See what it's really like to drive a big rig by taking a turn behind the wheel of our BRAND NEW truck driving simulator.

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.

MLK Day Celebration

MLK Day Celebration

Join us for the 31st Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on January 20 at Clinton Community College.

MCC Legends

MCC Legends

MCC invites everyone to its Legends dinner, February 21, 2019. It will be held at Muscatine's new Merrill Hotel beginning at 6 p.m.

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