Western Illinois University

A promotion for the current leader of Western Illinois University. Thursday the board of trustees unanimously approved making Acting President Martin Abraham, the interim president. 

Flickr - "African American Read-In 2013" by Rod Library@UNI

On Midwest Week, Iowa needs minority teachers, but has trouble recruiting them.

Eastern Iowa Community Colleges

A national training site owned by the Eastern Iowa Community Colleges has moved to the campus of Scott Community College in Bettendorf. Tuesday officials of the college district celebrated the new location for their Environmental Health and Safety training facility.

Augustana to Host Pacem in Terris Ceremony

Sep 23, 2019

A ceremony generally hosted at St. Ambrose University is coming to the Illinois side of the river for the first time. On Tuesday at 7 p.m., Augustana College will host this year's Pacem in Terris Peace and Freedom Award ceremony.

Hundreds Participate in Augie Climate Strike

Sep 20, 2019
Zach Wilson, WVIK News

Around 400 students and staff gathered at Augustana College for a climate strike on Friday in solidarity with climate strikes going on worldwide.

"I'm excited to announce that Western Illinois University has been awarded $10 million," WIU Agriculture Professor Win Phippen said before being interrupted by applause from administrators, politicians, and others who gathered for Tuesday morning's announcement in the University Union's Brattain Lounge on the Macomb campus.

Palmer College Unveils New Statue

Sep 18, 2019
Zach Wilson, WVIK News

Palmer College of Chiropractic has started a new tradition for its students and faculty.

A consultant based in Cedar Rapids will help the Bettendorf School District search for a new superintendent. Monday night, the board of education voted to hire Ray and Associates, for 6,500 dollars. / QC Engineering & Science Council

Hundreds of kids, teens, and their coaches will spend their Saturday at John Deere headquarters in Moline. For the first time, Deere and Company will host the annual kickoff of the FIRST Lego League season.

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Graduate students at St. Ambrose University continue to help kids and adults who have speech and language problems.

Recently, the school and Davenport Valley of the Scottish Rite held a 10th anniversary fundraiser for the Rite Care Clinic.

It's located in the same building as the university's Master of Speech Language Pathology program (1310 W. Pleasant St.).