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“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.
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).
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.
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.
Community members will have the opportunity to meet the candidates at open forums, each to be held from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Clinton Community College Room 116, 1000 Lincoln Blvd. in Clinton.
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.
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.
Learn how to make Holiday sweet treats with Eastern Iowa Community Colleges' cooking classes.
This articulation agreement is significant for both EICC students who wish to pursue their Bachelor's Degree in Social Work and local communities as the need for social workers continues to rise.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
America's Test Kitchen 20th Anniversary at SCC Culinary Center
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.
EICC's Degree Plan for Adults is designed specifically for adults who are ready to start the path to a college education. Best of all, it's built with the flexibility to fit into busy work and family schedules.
The CCC chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society is holding a Culver's fundraiser on Monday, November 11 from 4 - 8 p.m.
Learn how you can use your prior military training and benefits to advance your career. We will be looking at all career options within our Auto, HVAC and Environmental Health and Safety programs.
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!
CCC and the Franciscan Peace Center will join more than 75 venues across the country for the program, featuring a panel of leading experts in discussion with ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos via webcast.
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.
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The Clinton Community College Paul B. Sharar Foundation has accepted a donation from the Iowa American Legion Foundation. The gift will fund scholarships for Veterans attending the college including tuition, fees and textbooks.
Celebrate the holiday season with the Muscatine Civic Chorale as they perform "A Cool Jazz Christmas," November 22.
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.
Clinton Community College is pleased to announce upcoming performances for the 2019-20 Visiting Artist season.
The old model of waiting to begin classes only at the start of a semester is long over. Starting at that traditional time doesn't work for everyone. A new session begins October 21 with an eight-week term ending in mid-December.
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.
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.
Eastern Iowa Community Colleges can help you get the FAFSA process started at our upcoming FAFSA Assistance Nights October 15, 16 and 17.
Muscatine Community College is hosting a Vet Tech Visit Day for anyone interested in learning more about the Veterinary Technology career field.
More than 50 colleges, universities and technical schools will be on hand. The event is free of charge and will be held October 14 from 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Learn about all our programs and new financial aid options that can mean you pay little to no tuition.
EICC is excited to announce our new HAZMAT training grounds and classrooms will now host the Great Environmental Safety Trainers' (GreatEST) Institute.
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.
The Paul B. Sharar Foundation for Clinton Community College celebrated another successful year at the recent 2019 Chancellor's Society Dinner and Annual Meeting.
Clinton Community College has welcomed new staff and faculty to campus this academic year.
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.
Clinton Community College's Maquoketa Center invites interested students to stop in for two special events coming up on October 1.
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.
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.
Clinton Community College President Dr. Karen Vickers has announced her retirement effective December 31, 2019.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We are experiencing technical difficulties with our phone lines. Our toll free 888 and 800 are lines, as well as any phone beginning with the area code and prefix 563-441-#### are down. We are working to get them up and running as soon as possible.
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.
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.
Muscatine Community College has announced the Summer 2019 Deans' List and the Summer 2019 President's List.
These students were named to the President's and Dean's Lists for the 2019 Summer semester at Clinton Community College.
These students were named to the President's and Dean's Lists for the 2019 Summer semester at Scott Community College.
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.
“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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lucina, and a new pediatric patient simulator, are among the new equipment included in lab renovations at both Clinton and Scott Community College.
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.
Standing right around five feet tall and weighing in at only 113 pounds, Scott Community College (SCC) student Tateum Park may not look very intimidating, but she is a force to be reckoned with.
Now is the time to register for fall classes. If you’re deciding what to do with your future, we have the answer.
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.
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!
Grant funds will support the creation of a sculpture designed to highlight the Agriculture Program's 50 plus years of excellence.
Join us July 11 to explore the facility, meet the teachers and learn more about the exceptional childcare!
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.
The Clinton Community College Bickelhaupt Arboretum is excited to host the first Tunes Among the Trees concert presented by the River City Municipal Band July 1.
The CCC Adult Basic Education department will celebrate the 2019 High School Equivalency Program Graduation on Tuesday, June 25 at 6 p.m. in the Clinton Community College Auditorium.
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!
These students were named to the President's and Dean's Lists for the 2019 Spring semester at Clinton Community College.
Muscatine Community College has announced the Spring 2019 Deans' List and the Spring 2019 President's List.
Medical Assisting is a growing field with qualified professionals in high-demand, and this fall the nine-month program will be available at Muscatine Community College!
These students were named to the President's and Dean's Lists for the 2019 Spring semester at Scott Community College.
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.
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!
Iowa Last Dollar Scholarship will cover tuition in more than 30 career programs.
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.
Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) honored seven faculty and staff members with Emeritus Awards for 2019.
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.
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.
Since 1981, the Clinton Community College Alumni Association has been honoring those that have made "outstanding" contributions during the year.
The 72nd Commencement Ceremony of Clinton Community College will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7 at the Clinton High School W. J. Yourd Gymnasium.
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.
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.
Paul Sands Live recently featured EICC Nursing Program Director Lori Haugen and Dean of Health Programs Dawn Boettcher.
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!
The Children of the CornCon Mid-Year Kids' Hacker Camp is at Eastern Iowa Community Colleges' Urban Campus this year.
SCC Alumnus Dean Banowetz is a man of many talents. His career has taken him from working as a soldier in the U.S. Army to styling the infamous locks of American Idol’s Ryan Seacrest.
Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) has joined the Bellevue University Premier Partner Network, the nation's largest partnership network of community colleges.
Faculty from all three Eastern Iowa Community Colleges have joined together for a special Faculty Art Exhibition at Scott Community College.
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.
The EON Virtual and Augmented Reality Academy 2019 graduates are ready to work and hosting a Reverse Job Fair on May 8.
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.
Anyone interested in becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) can now take advantage of a unique Eastern Iowa Community Colleges program available in Clinton.
Would you like to learn more about the Mental Health Services Programs and Services for Veterans? CCC is bringing a FREE Program to campus on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 from 11:20 a.m. - 2:20 p.m.
Area job seekers are invited to attend Clinton Community College's upcoming career fair. It is open to the public and free of charge.
To celebrate the month, and give people a taste of the college's many continuing education classes, the college is offering a number of classes entirely free.
Clinton Community College is currently displaying the artwork of abstract painter Ben Holmberg in the CCC Library Art Gallery.
Muscatine Community College's Theatre Department is presenting Little Miss Sunshine, a musical adaptation of the hit film, April 26, 27 and 28.
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.
It's never too late to start something great. EICC's new Degree Plan for Working Adults is designed specifically for adults who are ready to start the path to a college education.
Fifty four members were inducted into the CCC Alpha Theta Beta Chapter.
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.
A new Friends of the Arboretum group is being formed to ensure and continue the legacy of Robert and Frances Bickelhaupt.
The Clinton Community College Alumni Association Trivia Night is scheduled for Friday, March 29, 2019 in the CCC Auditorium, 1000 Lincoln Blvd., Clinton.
Join us for these events as we celebrate Clinton Community College!
Clinton Community College and RSVP will partner to offer ENCORE * PRESENTS... a SENIOR SpringTuneUP on Wednesday, March 27 from 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m
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.
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!
Trivia Night helps to raise funds for the Nahant Marsh Education Center and Friends of Nahant Marsh.
America's SBDC Iowa (SBDC) is pleased to announce that Joel Youngs, regional director of the Eastern Iowa SBDC, Davenport, has achieved certification in the Certified Business Advisor® (CBA) program.
Tai Chi and Eastern Medicine classes being next week at CCC.
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.
Lueders is one of just 25 administrators nationwide selected for the award. She will be formally recognized during Phi Theta Kappa Catalyst 2019, the Society's annual convention, April 4-6 in Orlando, Florida.
A new session of college credit classes begins March 18 in Maquoketa.
Basic life support classes to be offered in Clinton and Muscatine.
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.
Jenny Green is the recipient of the annual recognition first awarded in 2007.
Our students come with dreams and entrust us with helping to make those dreams a reality. We feel much more than an obligation to bring dreams alive, they become our dreams as well.
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.
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!
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.
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.
There is just something special about breathing new life and purpose into what often looks like a big pile of metal.
Due to expanded demand by both students and local employers, MCC is expanding its welding program to now include evening hours.
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.
EICC is throwing the doors open and inviting people to learn more about healthcare careers and the many highly regarded programs the college offers.
EICC and NAMI join for class to help families coping with mental illness.
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.
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.
The Citizen Police Academy XXIV has been canceled for Thursday, February 7, 2019. Class will resume Thursday, February 14, 2019 at Clinton Community College
These students were named to the President's and Dean's Lists for the 2018 Fall semester at Scott Community College.
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.
In addition to sleek new buildings packed with the latest in state-of-the-art equipment, students now have an added incentive to enroll in classes at Scott Community College's (SCC) new downtown Davenport Urban Campus, a $1,000 one.
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.
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.
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.
These students were named to the President's and Dean's Lists for the 2018 Fall semester at Clinton Community College.
Muscatine Community College has announced the Fall 2018 Deans' List and the Fall 2018 President's List.
Due to the dangerous weather conditions, we have decided on the following closures. They will apply to SCC, CCC, and MCC.
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 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.
CCC is currently exhibiting the Phoebe Jan-McMahon art show The Adjacent in the CCC Library Art Gallery.
Clinton Community College will host the 38th Annual B-rrry Scurry 4-Mile Run on Saturday, February 2, 2019.
MCC's popular Art of Gardening seminar is coming up on March 9 and online registration is now available.
Join us for the 31st Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on January 20 at Clinton Community College.
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.