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Education
  • Join Matt & Joy for this episode of A Real Piece of Work as they speak with Mandi Dolson and Nic Hockenberry, both Directors of Workforce Solutions at Greater Dubuque Development. Mandi and Nic discuss how their career paths changed along the way, but led them to the careers they now love. They give advice on things they wish they had done as a high school and college student to help them on their career paths, and discuss how important it is to establish connections along the way. The Junior Achievement student question comes from Lizzie from Wahlert Catholic High School.
  • It’s more than just donating blood…The Impact is REALOn this episode of A Real Piece of Work, Matt & Joy talk with three ImpactLife employees. Pete Lux, Vice President Donor and Patient Services, Tara Dunahoo, Vice President Technical Services, and Tina Wieland, Manager of Donor Services share where they came from and how they got to be where they are today. They also discuss different roles and duties at ImpactLife. You will also hear one thing they all love about their jobs and one thing they wish they could change. The Junior Achievement student question is provided by Makenzie Iams from United Township High School.
  • Government
    On Midwest Week, the debate over public funds for private schools delays adjournment for the Iowa Legislature.
  • Do you want to add more life to your years and more years to your life? If you answered yes, listen closely because I’m going to share the key to aging well, free from disease.
  • Public forums will be held next month for the four finalists for chancellor of the Eastern Iowa Community Colleges. Wednesday the board of trustees named the possible successors to Don Doucette who's going to retire in June.
  • Here’s a quiz question for you: What landscape architect, journalist, and conservationist designed parks that zigzag across North America from Milwaukee to Montreal, Boston to Baltimore, Seattle to Staten Island, and hundreds of points in between, and whose 200th birthday is in 2022? If you answered Frederick Law Olmsted, Sr. you are correct.
  • Thanks in part to its international students, Rivermont Collegiate continues to grow. The independent college preparatory school in Bettendorf now has graduating classes of 25 to 30 each year, compared to just five or six up to ten years ago.
  • Members of the military and their families will be able to take courses from Western Illinois University thanks to a new partnership. Civilian employees are also covered by the new agreement signed Monday at the Quad Cities campus in Moline.
  • Illinois' Senior U.S Senator will deliver the address at Augustana College's 162nd Commencement this weekend.
  • Students at Davenport Central High School now have a chance to work for Elliott Aviation right after graduation.