To help students explore college and career training options, Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) is inviting students to its Friday, March 26 Campus Visit.
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College students home for the summer, high school graduates preparing to begin college in the fall, or new and current students looking to get ahead can take advantage of Eastern Iowa Community Colleges' (EICC) summer classes.
Eastern Iowa Community Colleges invites anyone interested in this high-demand field to learn more about the colleges programs and IT careers at our March 25 Virtual Info Session: Explore Careers in IT, beginning at 5:30 p.m. online via Zoom.
While we pride ourselves on being THE Community’s College year-round, during the month of April, we get to shout it from the rooftops!
All community members are invited to join the conversation online with local legislators.
Referendum is approved. Thank you to all the voters of our Eastern Iowa Community Colleges service area. The bond referendum to support expanding career and technical education was approved with more than 70 percent of voters supporting the measure.
The Clinton Community College Retention Initiative with Support & Encouragement (RISE) has resulted in a positive impact on students in the first two years of the program.
It's been a year since hemp became legal to grow in Iowa, and MCC started its Hemp Production program.
EICC is excited to announce Information Technology Instructor and Department Coordinator, Roberta Osmers, will serve as an inaugural member of the CompTIA National CTE Advisory Council.
The “Melanin Pillar of Excellence” Display highlights some of the influential African Americans who have contributed profoundly to Clinton, Iowa. It also includes other individuals who have made Black History through their achievements.
Eastern Iowa Community Colleges' Information Technology faculty are joining in the spirit of Community College Month by offering five free classes, one each week during April.
As part of the Global Education program at the Stanley Center, we have co-organized a virtual conversation with Jason, New York Times bestselling author of All American Boys and National Ambassador for Young People's Literature at the Library of Congress.
The Paul B. Sharar Foundation for Clinton Community College has announced that March 1 is the deadline to apply for 2021-2022 academic year scholarships.
Quad City Chamber partners with EICC's Small Business Development Center to boost support for minority entrepreneurs
To ensure the region's small and medium businesses have the support needed to grow, the Quad Cities Chamber is enhancing its partnerships with EICC's Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and other business service providers, devoting resources to expand assistance for minority entrepreneurs.
Register now for the Quad Cities College Career Fair, February 25, from Noon to 3 p.m. This is your chance to speak with employers about jobs and internships in a virtual setting.
Clinton Community College awarded $1 million grant for construction of Career Training facility in Dewitt
Clinton Community College is receiving $1 million in grant funding from the Iowa Department of Education's Career Academy Incentive Fund, the largest amount available through the fund. The grant will be used to build a Career and Technical Education Center in the Crossroads Industrial Park in DeWitt, bringing more career and technical education opportunities to community members and high school students in Clinton and Jackson Counties.
It's not too late to register for classes at Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC). A new session begins March 8 with an eight-week term ending in mid-May.
It’s one thing to be told it’s never too late to chase your dreams and something else entirely to see someone actually doing it, barriers and all. That’s what you get when you meet Megan Linzy.
Despite the coronavirus pandemic limiting the number of on-site runners and the polar vortex delivering brutally cold wind chill, runners and walkers completed the flat and fast route through the historic neighborhoods of Clinton, Iowa.
Muscatine Community College (MCC), one of the Eastern Iowa Community Colleges, is inviting people to learn more about its hands- on Veterinary Technology program and state-of-the-art labs.
With our top-notch programs and experienced faculty, you can get started in your dream career in two years or less by earning an Associate's Degree, Certificate or Diploma in a wide range of hands-on career areas.
The 40th Anniversary Clinton Community College B-rrry Scurry 4-Mile Run is scheduled for Noon on Saturday, February 6, in a new hybrid version. A very limited number of 40 past winners plus sponsor representatives will take to the streets of Clinton, with hundreds of virtual runners and walkers choosing their own 4-mile route to complete the race.
These students were named to the President's and Dean's Lists for the 2020Fall semester at Scott Community College.
Muscatine Community College has announced the Fall 2020 Deans' and President's Lists.
Healthcare is one of the fastest growing industries in the U.S, and with online classes offered at Eastern Iowa Community Colleges you can get certified and start a career as a medical professional in as little as six months.
These students were named to the President's and Dean's Lists for the 2020 Fall semester at Clinton Community College.
The award honors a CCC employee whose work reflects that customer care that Connie demonstrated daily, going above and beyond to give excellent internal and external service.
It's that time of year when high school seniors traditionally begin finalizing plans for the next step in their lives after graduation. What most of them are learning is that in today's world students need more than a high school education.
Muscatine Community College (MCC), one of the Eastern Iowa Community Colleges, is inviting people to learn more about its hands- on Veterinary Technology program and state-of-the-art labs.
The 2021 race will be a unique runner experience with the coronavirus pandemic, as safety is our first priority.
Get creative in the kitchen with Eastern Iowa Community Colleges' cooking classes. There are several classes being offered in late January and February.
Learn how one Iowa man contributed to the Underground Railroad with Muscatine Community College's annual Alexander Clark Lecture Series.
Join us for Scholarship Night and learn how to find and apply for scholarships, including dozens of EICC scholarships.
Advance your career with Online Certificates in the high-demand field of data analytics!
EICC invites local professionals to learn leadership skills immediately applicable to their job with two great training series, "Leadership: Beyond Management" and "Frontline Leadership."
History of community service In this issue we are highlighting the ways in which our alumni, faculty and staff are making a difference during the pandemic, but the truth is helping out whenever needed.
Yes, more than 120 billion dollars are available to help students like you, your daughter or son fund an education! All you need to do to tap into these funds is fill out the FAFSA.
In Hollywood, scenes of students in class often follow a formula. You know the one, a wide shot of a brick building, cut to desks lined up neatly in rows with a teacher speaking in front of a chalkboard. Meanwhile, the students look on either with interest or their eyes glazed over.
Registration for spring classes is underway at Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC). The spring semester begins January 19 but with the holidays upon us that date will be here before we know it.
When Shalla Catalono graduated from Scott Community College’s Surgical Technology program last December, she never could have predicted where her new career would take her. In healthcare it’s no secret every day is different.
When you ask Christina Brenner to recount what happened that hot July afternoon, she will tell you she was just a mom doing what moms do.
If you've ever considered becoming a substitute teacher or a high school athletic coach, now is a great time to earn the needed credentials with Eastern Iowa Community Colleges Iowa Substitute Teaching and Iowa Coaching Authorization courses.
Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) is one of only 25 colleges recently selected to receive Ellucian's PATH (Progress, Accomplishment, Thriving and Hope) Scholarship. Ellucian, the leading provider of software and services built to power higher education, created the scholarship fund to provide financial assistance to students experiencing economic hardship related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Saturday, December 19, EICConnect and E-Bridge will be unavailable due to scheduled system maintenance.
Saturday, December 19, EICConnect and E-Bridge will be unavailable from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. due to scheduled system maintenance.
These students were named to the President's and Dean's Lists for the 2020 Summer semester at Scott Community College.
Interested students are invited to explore everything we offer at our upcoming Virtual Campus Visit on Monday, December 4 beginning at 9 a.m. online via Zoom.
This fall, MCC launched a new one-year Diploma Program designed to teach students how to grow, harvest, process and market industrial hemp. Anyone interested in learning more about this emerging industry is invited to a Facebook Live Info Session on Tuesday, December 15 beginning at 5:30 p.m.
The perfect gift idea is finally here! Stop the endless searching, we have a unique present sure to delight friends and family on your holiday list.
Data analytics is one of today's fastest-growing and highest-paid professions as organizations increasingly rely on data to drive strategic business decisions. With Eastern Iowa Community Colleges' new Data Analytics Advanced Certificate beginning this spring, working professionals can build their skills in this high-demand field.
Spring Enrollment Incentives for new and current students, including a free class/laptop and reduced tuition
The college had such great response to our Free Class/Laptop Computer program in the fall we're extending the special offer to new students who register for spring classes. We've also added reduced tuition incentives for current students who continue their studies with EICC.
In the daily grind of work and family commitments, it can be easy to put off getting a college education. That's why Eastern Iowa Community Colleges offers flexible class delivery options, to help those who can't take traditional college classes achieve their hopes and dreams.
Mark your calendar for the Saturday, October 31 for the special "B-rrry's Gone Batty" online registration special of $25 including fees. The "Batty" registration rate will be available October 31 only online at www.eicc.edu/brrry. The registration fee increases November 1.
With rising COVID-19 positivity rates in the community and in preparation for the college's Thanksgiving break, Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) has announced changes in its class delivery procedures for its Clinton, Muscatine and Scott Community College campuses.
Muscatine Community College (MCC), one of the Eastern Iowa Community Colleges, is inviting people to learn more about its hands-on Veterinary Technology program at a Virtual Visit, Tuesday, November 3 beginning at 4 p.m.
If you put off going to the college this fall, you can still start your college or technical education with Eastern Iowa Community Colleges' (EICC) Spring Registration!
The Muscatine Community College (main campus, Ag Learning Center and the Button Factory locations) will be closed beginning Monday, October 26 through November 1, with a planned re-opening of Monday, November 2.
This is a great opportunity for local companies to train their employees, or for individuals to gain a new skill set employers want. Both courses meet OHSA training requirements.
It's been nearly a month since the FAFSA (Federal Application for Student Aid) became available and now that students are beginning to think about how they'll pay for college, it's time to think about where they want to go.
Four Eastern Iowa Community Colleges faculty and staff were recently recognized with the college'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.
EICC is excited to offer a variety of accelerated courses during its Winterim session, December 23 - January 22.
Cook up success with Eastern Iowa Community Colleges' Culinary Arts Certificate. Beginning this spring, students can enroll in the short-term, 16-credit program designed to provide basic skills and insight into the workings of a professional kitchen.
Students enrolled in Future Ready Iowa’s Fueling the Future welding program and Muscatine Community College’s (MCC) Pathway out of Poverty program recently celebrated their graduation.
The SCC Belmont Campus will re-open for on-campus classes and services on Monday, October 12. All classes and services will resume as previously scheduled.
Join us Oct 19 - 23 to celebrate National Transfer Student Week with a Virtual Transfer Fair!
Certification is a great way to demonstrate your hard-won professional knowledge and experience. For people involved in project management and its related careers, gaining an accreditation from the Project Management Institute (PMI) is an instant way of letting colleagues and prospective employers know you know what you're doing in project management
The SCC Belmont Campus will be closed Oct. 5 - 11. All on-campus classes will be moved to Live Online.
The Clinton Community College Bickelhaupt Arboretum is now welcoming guests to the east portion of the arboretum for the remaining weeks of Arts at the Arb 2020.
Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) can chart the course, whether it's the first two years of a four-year education, or one of 32 career technology programs. Interested students can learn more at the colleges' October 12 Columbus Day Campus Visits.
Joining the board is Mike Gauss, President of Kent Nutrition Group in Muscatine, Iowa. Gauss will complete the term vacated by Jim Hayes of Muscatine in Director District VIII.
Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) is excited to announce the college is one of 65 applicants to receive funding through Future Ready Iowa's Coronavirus Relief Fund Employer Innovation Fund Grant.
Seven MCC conservation students spent a week in Northern Minnesota’s Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW), learning about ecology, plants, habitat and animals of the north woods.
Clinton Community College has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2020 honor by The Des Moines Register. This is the 9th consecutive time CCC has made the list.
It's not too late to register for classes at Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC). A new session begins October 19 with an eight-week term ending in mid-December.
Gain valuable insight into the best leadership practices and learn skills immediately applicable to your job with Eastern Iowa Community Colleges upcoming training series "Frontline Leadership."
To make answering questions you may have about college even easier, our Admissions Coordinators are now offering virtual "drop-in" hours every Wednesday from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Students enrolled in a scheduled face-to-face class that was previously moved to LIVE Online or Online for the start of the semester will now be meeting in person on campus as originally scheduled.
EICC, a GEAR UP Iowa program site, is excited to celebrate National GEAR UP Week September 21-25. The week commemorates the continued success of Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP), a college access program providing students and families the support and resources needed for college success.
EICC invites anyone interested in enrolling in college to its Friday, September 18 Campus Visit, where participants can have all their questions answered and learn more about programs, financial aid, applying for admission and more.
The Clinton Peace Coalition invites individuals, families, organizations and people of all ages to attend this year’s Stop the Hate / Show the Love event on Thursday, September 17, beginning at 5 pm at Jefferson Elementary School.
In 2020, the Alumni Association is celebrating the 39th year of honoring outstanding contributions to Clinton Community College.
Eastern Iowa Community Colleges invites local professionals to learn leadership skills immediately applicable to their job and earn credit for their work with our upcoming training series "Leadership: Beyond Management."
Clinton Community College will be opening some lab-related classes on Tuesday, while extending online instruction for its other classes for an additional two weeks.
Eastern Iowa Community Colleges' Diversity Council invites the public to its online panel discussion "Breathing While Black," where six panelists will discuss the topic of race relations and share untold stories of what it means to "breathe while black."
Clinton Community College has announced it will be moving all on-campus, face-to-face classes, online for the first two weeks of its fall semester, August 24 through September 7.
The Clinton community lost a good friend in March with the sudden passing of Paul Davis. His family and friends have established a scholarship at Clinton Community College to honor Paul and his commitment to education and the community.
Eastern Iowa Community Colleges' (EICC) Scott Community College (SCC) is excited to announce the college has been awarded federal funds totaling more than $1.6 million for a larger-than-usual, five-year grant.
Clinton Community College has announced the Spring 2020 President's and Deans' Lists.
To help students with busy weekday schedules, all three colleges are offering extended hours during the week of August 17 - 21.
Learn how to add plant power to your baked goods with Eastern Iowa Community Colleges' cooking classes. There are five classes being offered in August.
Clinton Community College President Brian Kelly has been appointed to the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) Commission on Small and Rural Colleges for the 2020-2023 term.
The Midwest was built on agriculture and much of our economy continues to be driven by our crops, livestock and related products. According to the American Farm Bureau Federation, 139.6 billion worth of American agricultural products were exported around the world in 2018.
You don't need an education degree to become a K-12 substitute teacher.
Have you ever wanted to see your teacher pretend to be a wizard? Here's your chance! Clinton Community College Gaming Guild Advisor, Mat Endress, will run a Dungeons and Dragons game for a group of CCC's faculty and staff. For many of them, it will be there first time ever playing!
Clinton Community College, one of the Eastern Iowa Community Colleges, is proud to announce a second year for its student support program called RISE - Retention Initiative with Support and Engagement. The goal of RISE is to help students achieve personal, professional, and academic success at CCC and beyond.
The deadline to apply for Iowa's Last Dollar Program has been extended to August 1.
Preparing to enroll in college often comes with a lot of questions, and in today's world there are added concerns. That's why Eastern Iowa Community Colleges is excited to offer a free online class to help you get a kick-start to college and prepare for your college journey.
Conflicts happen. Even the best companies in the world have conflicts. In fact, it can be argued that conflict is a good thing for a company.
Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) HiSET graduates will be celebrate virtually this year with a Facebook Live event on July 14, beginning at 6 p.m. The ceremony can be viewed on EICC's Facebook page.
Eastern Iowa Community Colleges has announced plans for its fall semester, including a return to face-to-face classes and other enhanced delivery options for students.
That’s right, enroll as a full-time student this Fall and get your choice of a free class or laptop computer.
These students were named to the President's and Dean's Lists for the 2020 Spring semester at Scott Community College.
Muscatine Community College has announced the Spring 2020 Deans' and President's Lists.
Iowa's state legislature just renewed funding for the Iowa Last Dollar program that PAYS YOUR TUITION in more than 20 career and trades programs.
Now is the perfect time for high school students, or those interested in exploring a new career, to make plans for the future. Whether it's a four- or two-year degree or short-term career training, they have much to choose from in deciding what fits best for them.
For classes with end dates after March 13, EICC students will have the following grade options.
Students curious about what AVR is all about and interested in learning more now have the opportunity to participate in a four-week Survey of Augmented and Virtual Reality summer class.
Iowa coaching authorization class begins June 16.
Clinton Community College Graduation looked different this year for the graduates due to the coronavirus pandemic and the need for social distancing. CCC students celebrated online with staff and faculty along with family and friends.
From now through the end of June, Eastern Iowa Community Colleges' Continuing Education Department is offering a rare opportunity to enroll in 10 different online classes, absolutely free.
Clinton Community College hosted the Induction Ceremony of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society on Tuesday, March 10, 2020.
Fall registration is now open. Links to info you need.
Eastern Iowa Community Colleges has developed Virtual Visits, providing students the opportunity to get answers to their questions from the comfort of their own homes.
Eastern Iowa Community Colleges will begin a gradual re-opening of its Clinton, Muscatine and Scott Community College campuses on May 26 to provide student services by appointment. This includes the three main campuses as well as Scott Community College's Blong Technology Center and West Davenport Center.
Our popular summer camps are back in a streamlined, online, virtual format.
Registered by June 15 for Summer or Fall classes and be entered to win gift cards to local restaurants, stores, Barnes and Nobles College Bookstore and a free class.
Online classes have come a long way since the old days. Today's classes are popular with students of all ages and offered around the world.
The college's online classes make it especially easy to fit them around your personal schedule. The first summer term of online classes begins May 26.
We know life looks a little different right now, but you can still move forward with your college plans. Our services are available and we’re ready to help you get registered for the fall semester.
The college has created a page with information related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) that will be updated as necessary.
Our staff are working remotely to assist you while our college buildings are closed. When possible, we encourage you to connect with us through email during this time.
Due to a system upgrade, there is a new login page to EICConnect. This may cause you difficulties in logging in.
Sixty-eight new students will be inducted in to Scott Community College's Beta Zeta Epsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at the Spring 2020 Induction Ceremony
This workshop will allow you to look at bodies of text that are traditionally established in content, context and tone, and the obstacles in translation that come with these traditional views.
March 1 - 7 is Dental Assistants Recognition Week across the United States. Eastern Iowa Community Colleges is proud to be a part of the dental assistant world. Our Dental Assisting program at Scott Community College has been training students for decades.
The MCC Agriculture Program is hosting an information session on Tuesday, April 7 from 1 -3 p.m. The event will be held in Gaekle Hall at the college, 152 Colorado St.
For many adults, the idea going to college may seem overwhelming and even scary, but with EICC it is never too late to start something great.
It's not too late to register for classes at EICC. A new session begins March 23 with an eight-week term ending in mid-May.
EICC invites students and families to its Monday, March 27 Campus Visit at Clinton, Muscatine and Scott Community Colleges, including the SCC Urban Campus and Blong Technology Center. The event begins at 9 a.m. at each campus.
Learn about the fascinating life of Iowa First Lady Lou Henry Hoover with a focus on her take on suffrage.
Learn the monumental civil rights leadership of Muscatine's own Alexander Clark.
“I hope somebody who hears the song sees an opportunity for themselves or someone they may know who needs help.”
Putnam-Genz’s typical week includes two days working in the Columbus Community School District in Columbus Junction, another pair of days with the Louisa-Muscatine Community School District, and finishing up with her Fridays at Muscatine Community College.
Students planning on enrolling for fall classes at any one of our Clinton, Muscatine or Scott Community Colleges have until March 1 to apply.
This fall the state of Iowa did something big. So big, in fact, it has affected more than 360 Eastern Iowa Community Colleges’ (EICC) students and led to the distribution of more than half a million dollars in funding!
Students will know which classes to take each step of the way as they move from their Associate Degree to the Bachelor Degree.
If you meet Karen Vickers you quickly learn how proud she is of Clinton Community College (CCC), its students, faculty and staff. She is always happy to share stories about them, their goals and their
Retired Clinton Community College President Karen Vickers has been awarded Phi Theta Kappa's Michael Bennett Lifetime Achievement Award.
This fall we got the report card to prove we are THE Community's College, a successful accreditation trifecta – straight A’s from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), the Iowa Department of Education and the National Association of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP).
Or at least it ‘was’ a party! And a great one at that as nearly 200 people turned out for the America’s Test Kitchen 20th Anniversary celebration at Scott Community College’s (SCC) Culinary Arts Center.
EICC and Tyson have been collaborating for years to train employees, so when Tyson saw a need for new mechanical and hydraulic trainers the company stepped right in with a generous donation.
MCC will be hosting its third annual Legends Event, recognizing outstanding college alumni and raising funds for college's students.
The February 1st weather was excellent for the 39th Annual Clinton Community College B-rrry Scurry 4-Mile run. With a temperature of 36 degrees and light winds, 645 runners and walkers completed the flat and fast route through the historic neighborhoods of Clinton, Iowa.
These students were named to the President's and Dean's Lists for the 2019 Fall semester at Scott Community College.
Muscatine Community College has announced the Fall 2019 Deans' and President's Lists.
EICC is excited to announce a brand new, statewide plan designed for students wishing to pursue specific majors.
These students were named to the President's and Dean's Lists for the 2019 Fall semester at Clinton Community College.
Rob Schadt is the recipient of the annual recognition first awarded in 2007.
Sessions will be held at Clinton, Muscatine and Scott Community Colleges, the Scott Community College Urban Campus in downtown Davenport and the college's Blong Technology Center.
MCC ELA students will share stories about food experiences in their home country and in the U.S. through "Fork Tales," a one-of-a-kind performance organized by former Iowa Poet Laureate Mary Swander.
Clinton, Muscatine and Scott Community Colleges will be open this Saturday, January 18, from 9 a.m. to Noon, for current or returning students needing to register for Spring classes, or wishing to make changes in their current schedule.