Education

Education

Three finalists for superintendent will visit the Davenport School District next week. Each day, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, one of the candidates will tour the district and meet with staff, students, parents, and community leaders.

WIU QC

Western Illinois University is bringing new opportunities to the Quad Cities campus.  Today (Thu), officials announced new undergraduate and online programs. 

Assumption High School

Assumption High School in Davenport is preparing to take the next step in its long effort to build its own sports facilities. Monday night, the board of directors approved spending nine million dollars for phase two of the St. Vincent's Center Athletic Complex.

With the forecast calling for dangerously cold conditions, Augustana College has announced it will be closed on Wednesday. 

Tuition at Black Hawk College may stay at its current level for the third year in a row.  Next week, the board of trustees will consider a proposal from Chief Financial Officer Steve Frommelt to keep tuition at 149 dollars per credit hour.

QC Colleges

A second group of college graduates is now featured on local billboards, showing how higher education has improved their lives. It's part of an effort launched last summer called "QC Colleges, Raising the QC by 4,171 Degrees."

Ashleigh Johnston

Students and faculty were evacuated from a building at Augustana College Monday because of a chemical leak. It happened just before 10 am, during routine maintenance on the the h-v-a-c system in Old Main.

Mark Perna

A nationally-known author and speaker will headline this week's Career Night Expo for the Davenport schools. Drawing on his experiences in marketing, and as a single parent, Mark Perna wrote "Answering Why: Unleashing Passion, Purpose, and Performance in Younger Generations."

Submitted / Eastern Iowa Community Colleges

Adults in Iowa who want to finish high school now have more options. Eastern Iowa Community Colleges now offer three more ways to earn credits in addition to "HiSET" - which is very similar to a GED.

Augustana College

From now on, Augustana College students will get more personal help when making decisions about their careers. The career office on campus in Rock Island hosted an open house on Thursday to kick-off its revamped "Viking Score" program.

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