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The state of Iowa wants to help train community college students for careers that are in high demand. Governor Kim Reynolds has just signed a funding bill for the Future Ready Iowa Last-Dollar Scholarship program.

A graduate of Knox College will be the commencement speaker at her alma mater in Galesburg this weekend. Bridget Coughlin, class of 1994 is the president and CEO of the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago.

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A Davenport teacher, business owner, and nonprofit director walk into a bar... add high school students with automotive skills, and no joke, it's a triple win. 

Assumption High School

Assumption High School and Saint Ambrose University in Davenport will take the next step in their joint effort to build new sports facilities. On Sunday afternoon, they'll hold a ground-breaking ceremony for phase 2 of the Saint Vincent's Athletic Complex.

More than 600 students will officially complete their undergraduate studies this weekend. Augustana College will hold its spring commencement on Sunday at the TaxSlayer Center in Moline.

On Midwest Week, the Davenport School District tries to fix its special education programs, and make sure its new superintendent can start working.

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Western Illinois University is trying something new Wednesday during the 4th annual Western Challenge, a 24-hour fund-raising event. And it's only the 4th university nationwide to try it, and the first in Illinois. 

Augustana College

Augustana College is preparing to honor this year's retirees. 

WIU

Flooding by the Mississippi River is providing some real world lessons for students at Western Illinois University in the Quad Cities. 

Knox College

A graduate of Knox College will return to campus to be this year's commencement speaker. Tuesday the college announced Bridget Coughlin from the class of 1994 will address the new graduates in June.

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