Floors were ripped out, fresh paint applied, and life-like simulators installed over the summer at Clinton, Muscatine and Scott Community College’s nursing labs – the extensive work all culminating in a grand debut this fall.
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Seven faculty and staff were recently recognized for their contributions with EICC’s Emeritus Award. The award was presented to retired and retiring individuals who exemplified service to students and the community during their years with the college.
Take Kyle Long for example, after dropping out of high school, getting his GED and securing a full-time job, he thought his chance at post-secondary education had passed. However, when he started working as a machinist at SMS in Muscatine he was surprised to learn there was another way forward, apprenticeship.
Ask most people for one word to describe the Quad Cities this past year and “flood” will probably be at the top of the list. The QC experienced the longest lasting flood ever in 2019. But maybe there are some better words to describe the year like “volunteer,” “cooperation,” “support” and “community.”
In 1929 Muscatine Community College was born, the result of the work of mostly a half dozen people, five of them women. Women, by the way, had just won the right to vote in 1920.
Changing your mindset from self-doubt to self-belief can be a long, hard road. As recent Muscatine Community College (MCC) graduate Deana Dawson can attest, it’s a journey well worth the effort.
Learn how to make delicious cheesecakes that are sure to be a party pleaser with EICC's cooking classes. There are seven classes being offered in November. Classes are hands-on, see below for location, date and time.
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Eastern Iowa Community Colleges in partnership with IowaWorks, is celebrating the U.S. Department of Labor's fifth annual National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) with a Registered Apprenticeship Fair.
The old model of waiting to begin classes only at the start of a semester is long over. Starting at that traditional time doesn't work for everyone. A new session begins October 21 with an eight-week term ending in mid-December.
Columbus set sail on a voyage of discovery, exploring for new wealth more than 600 years ago. There's a more practical way of doing that today, earning a college education.
Eastern Iowa Community Colleges can help you get the FAFSA process started at our upcoming FAFSA Assistance Nights October 15, 16 and 17.
More than 50 colleges, universities and technical schools will be on hand. The event is free of charge and will be held October 14 from 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Learn about all our programs and new financial aid options that can mean you pay little to no tuition.
EICC is excited to announce our new HAZMAT training grounds and classrooms will now host the Great Environmental Safety Trainers' (GreatEST) Institute.
More than 50 colleges and universities will assemble at the SCC Urban Campus in downtown Davenport on October 14 for the area's largest college fair.
We've blown out walls and renovated the nursing labs at all three of our Clinton, Muscatine and Scott Community College campuses and now it's time to show them off.
These classes are exclusively designed for Chefs wanting to learn or brush up on specific culinary skills. Students must be graduate chefs to enroll in these classes.
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The new school year is just around the corner, and Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) is making final preparations for the start of Fall classes on August 26. EICC includes Clinton, Muscatine and Scott Community Colleges where registration is well underway.
For the second semester Scott Community College (SCC) student, learning the ins and outs of the Medical Assistant profession has been the perfect path to a better future. It’s a future that’s recently been made even brighter with the help of new Urban Campus scholarships.
“The tavern is timeless,” Clinton Community College History Professor Steve Barleen, PhD said. “If you walked into a puritan tavern or walked into a tavern today, there might not be any differences in terms of form and function.”
You can’t blame students from Clinton Community College’s (CCC) Graphic Arts Technology program for feeling as if they were on the red carpets of Hollywood as they attended the annual American Advertising Awards gala in Cedar Rapids this spring.
Joel Youngs is a man always on the go. As the Regional Director of the Eastern Iowa Small Business Development Center (SBDC), SBDC’s National Conference and Education Chair, and a Venture School Instructor, he spends the majority of his time counseling small business owners. Roughly 350 a year to be exact.
Eastern Iowa Community Colleges prides itself on providing a multitude of opportunities for students, whether that be new in-demand programs, classroom technology or transfer agreements. This fall, we’re excited to be adding even more to our offerings in all three areas.
This fall the college wrapped up renovations on two new labs, each with state-of-the-art technology. One is a science lab, furnished with new equipment and eBeam – an interactive whiteboard system.
Temple, who has been working as a paramedic for more than 25 years, helps manage the Quad City Regional Critical Incident Stress Management Team (QCRCISM). Made up of emergency responders from all disciplines, the volunteer group springs into action whenever their support is needed.
Lucina, and a new pediatric patient simulator, are among the new equipment included in lab renovations at both Clinton and Scott Community College.
At Eastern Iowa Community Colleges, we prepare students for these diverse fields with a variety of options. You can even earn money while you learn! Every program offers paid internships with some students earning more than the cost of tuition.
Standing right around five feet tall and weighing in at only 113 pounds, Scott Community College (SCC) student Tateum Park may not look very intimidating, but she is a force to be reckoned with.
Now is the time to register for fall classes. If you’re deciding what to do with your future, we have the answer.
Iowa Last Dollar Scholarship will cover tuition in more than 30 career programs.
Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) honored seven faculty and staff members with Emeritus Awards for 2019.
One of the greatest times of the year for any college is its commencement ceremonies when graduates are honored for their years of dedication and hard work.
To assist those impacted by recent flooding, Joel Youngs, Regional Director for the Small Business Development Center, has provided a couple of resources for assistance.
Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) Advanced Technology Environmental Education Center (ATEEC) has been awarded a total of $2.25 million in grants from the National Science Foundation to continue with its mission to advance environmental technology education through curriculum development, professional development and program improvements.
Paul Sands Live recently featured EICC Nursing Program Director Lori Haugen and Dean of Health Programs Dawn Boettcher.
Registration is now open for Eastern Iowa Community Colleges' wide variety of Summer Camps. Kids can gain new skills and have fun while they're doing it!
The Children of the CornCon Mid-Year Kids' Hacker Camp is at Eastern Iowa Community Colleges' Urban Campus this year.
SCC Alumnus Dean Banowetz is a man of many talents. His career has taken him from working as a soldier in the U.S. Army to styling the infamous locks of American Idol’s Ryan Seacrest.
Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) has joined the Bellevue University Premier Partner Network, the nation's largest partnership network of community colleges.
The EON Virtual and Augmented Reality Academy 2019 graduates are ready to work and hosting a Reverse Job Fair on May 8.
To celebrate the month, and give people a taste of the college's many continuing education classes, the college is offering a number of classes entirely free.
It's never too late to start something great. EICC's new Degree Plan for Working Adults is designed specifically for adults who are ready to start the path to a college education.
Trivia Night helps to raise funds for the Nahant Marsh Education Center and Friends of Nahant Marsh.
America's SBDC Iowa (SBDC) is pleased to announce that Joel Youngs, regional director of the Eastern Iowa SBDC, Davenport, has achieved certification in the Certified Business Advisor® (CBA) program.
Student designers enrolled in the Graphic Arts Technology Program at Clinton Community College earned local honors at the annual American Advertising Awards gala on Feb. 15 in Cedar Rapids, including the Student Best of Show award.
Basic life support classes to be offered in Clinton and Muscatine.
Our students come with dreams and entrust us with helping to make those dreams a reality. We feel much more than an obligation to bring dreams alive, they become our dreams as well.
Sometimes a chance meeting is all someone needs to change their life. For Claudy Pierre-Charles, that moment came during a shared coke on a Haitian beach. From that single conversation blossomed an opportunity the second-year Scott Community College Auto Tech student never could have imagined.
A focus on community is prevalent in everything Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) does. Recently it has been on display more than ever, with Clinton Community College (CCC) offering new classes focused on Chinese language, culture and even cooking.
EICC is continuously announcing new and different articulation (formal transfer) agreements with other colleges. Both the University of Iowa and Purdue University Global signed such agreements in just the last few months.
There is just something special about breathing new life and purpose into what often looks like a big pile of metal.
Redemer Gbeddeh settles into the driver’s seat, taking a deep breath as he starts the engine. The machine roars to life… he tries to remember how to shift into gear. Before he knows it, he is on the road and traffic is picking up.
EICC is throwing the doors open and inviting people to learn more about healthcare careers and the many highly regarded programs the college offers.
By day, CCC Instructor Ryan Welch teaches students the ins and outs of biology, plant biology and environmental science. By night, he takes that knowledge and applies it to his favorite pastime: craft brewing.
There are a few things in life considered large milestones. From high school and college graduations to finding that first job to…you guessed it…buying your first home.
As with nearly all new technologies, 3D printing has gone from a mere concept a couple of decades ago, used by a very limited number of individuals and companies, to an everyday part of today's modern manufacturing world. It's even finding its way into use in everyday life and by many amateur hobbyists.
In addition to sleek new buildings packed with the latest in state-of-the-art equipment, students now have an added incentive to enroll in classes at Scott Community College's (SCC) new downtown Davenport Urban Campus, a $1,000 one.
Temporary No Parking will go into effect on 2, 3 and 4 Streets in the Downtown between Gaines and E River Dr beginning at 5 p.m. Monday, February 4 through 7 a.m., Tuesday, February 5th for a Snow Emergency Declaration. No other areas in the city are affected by this Snow Emergency.