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    Monday, March 01, 2021
    The Clinton Community College Retention Initiative with Support & Encouragement (RISE) has resulted in a positive impact on students in the first two years of the program.  RISE founder Dr. Michelle Allmendinger, CCC Dean of Student Development, will share the findings of the first two years of the program at the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Conference held ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Friday, February 19, 2021
    Gov. Kim Reynolds and the Iowa Department of Education today awarded three $1 million competitive grants through the new Career Academy Incentive Fund to prepare more high school students for success in college, postsecondary training and the workforce.Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC), Indian Hills Community College and Waterloo Community Schools each won a $1 million grant to increase ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Community, Education
    Wednesday, February 17, 2021
    The Felix Adler Children's Discovery Center, "Clinton, Iowa's Children's Museum!”  will offer parachute play and spy-for-a-day activities to families at this week’s programs.            Funtime Friday, February 19 & Funtime Saturday, February 20:  Parachute PlayThis week at Funtime Friday, February 19, and Funtime Saturday, February 20, children and their families will get to experience the ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    Friday, February 12, 2021
    MercyOne Clinton Medical Center’s popular Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) begins a new session on Monday, February 22, 2021 (was previously February 15). CHIP is an 18-week lifestyle modification program designed to prevent and reverse chronic diseases. Led by a registered dietitian and a certified wellness coach from MercyOne Clinton, CHIP is designed to help participants make ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Wednesday, February 10, 2021
    After 10 years with Iowa State Extension and Outreach in Clinton County, Dr. Mark Schroeder retired in January. During his time with the Clinton County Extension Office he wore many different hats, though mainly served in a role related to Community and Economic Development outreach. Mark was especially valued for the consistency he brought to the position during the staffing transitions over the ...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
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
    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: Education, Community
    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
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Education, Press Release