EICC Graduation

May 8, 2018

Graduation ceremonies will be held this week at each campus of the Eastern Iowa Community Colleges. 

St. Ambrose University

Parkland College

After a nationwide search, Carl Sandburg College in Galesburg has chosen a new president. Monday it announced the board of trustees has selected Seamus Reilly to be the 7th president.

Bill Gaither / Carl Sandburg College

A new scholarship will help students who attend Warren County, IL schools afford college. This week in Monmouth, Carl Sandburg College announced gifts from Walter and Rose Sampson and four foundations will make it possible for some Monmouth-Roseville and United high school graduates to get free tuition.

Lincoln Academy of Illinois

A graduate of Augustana College will be honored by the state of Illinois this weekend for his professional achievements and public service. David Rydell is one of eight people who'll receive the Order of Lincoln.


Hoping to protect some of its students, Augustana College is joining with other colleges across the country. They're going to ask federal courts to block the Trump Administration from revoking the DACA program. 

BHC Chooses New President

Apr 30, 2018
Black Hawk College

The president of two colleges in Minnesota will be the next president of Black Hawk College. Monday afternoon, Black Hawk announced the board of trustees has selected Tim Wynes, from a field of four finalists.

After threatening a strike, the faculty and staff union at Western Illinois University may soon sign a new contract.

Winter Soldiers' Twitter photo /

A local team will test their robot-building skills at a global competition this week in Detroit. The Winter Soldiers are fourteen middle and high school students from Bettendorf and Pleasant Valley. The organization "FIRST Tech Challenge" is the host. The Winter Soldiers are one of 128 teams who will bring their robots to perform tasks to win a game.

Michelle O'Neill / WVIK News

Even while construction continues, a small group of students got to "walk the halls" of Franklin Elementary School.