Don Doucette, Chancellor of Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC), will retire on July 1, 2022, at the end of his current employment contract. Doucette has served as chancellor since July 2011. The EICC Board of Trustees plans to conduct a national search for his successor.
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October 1 marks the first day the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opens for members of the Class of 2022 seeking post-secondary education in the fall of 2022.
With an eye on the future and supporting career and technical education training throughout the region, Clinton Community College (CCC), an Eastern Iowa Community Colleges campus, is celebrating the start of construction for the Career and Technical Education Center on Wednesday, October 20 at 10 a.m., 1210 11th Ave. S., Clinton, IA.
The relationship between the United States and China is a critical one, becoming even more significant with the current tensions over politics, security and trade. China's rapid development and Chinese - U.S. relations have a direct impact on the lives of nearly every American as well as the global community.
It’s like online shopping: At a college fair, you can preview as many schools as you want with no strings attached and easily compare institutions within minutes, gaining invaluable insight along the way.
Muscatine Community College is inviting people to learn more about its hands-on Veterinary Technology program at a Program Visit, Tuesday, November 2 from 3 to 5 p.m.
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.
It's not too late to register for classes at Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC). A new session begins on October 18 with an eight-week term ending in mid-December.
Clinton Community College has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2021 honor by The Iowa Top Workplaces. This is the 10th consecutive time CCC has made the list.
EICC has received a $7.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to move forward with the creation of the EARTh Center--an exciting stepping-stone for a growing industry.
Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated nationwide September 15 to October 15.
The Clinton Peace Coalition is set to hold its annual Stop the Hate/Show the Love celebration at the Clinton High School Vernon Cook Theatre on Thursday, September 16.
Iowa coaching authorization class begins October 5.
Fall is the season of change, so why not make some changes in your own life by starting classes with EICC. New sessions starting September 20 and October 18.
Clinton Community College will celebrate its 75th Anniversary on Thursday, September 9, 2021.
Clinton Community College Bickelhaupt Arboretum will continue to host Arts at the Arb 2021 through Labor Day.
Muscatine Community College has announced the Summer 2021 Deans' and President's Lists.
Eastern Iowa Community Colleges is participating in the state-wide effort to vaccinate our campus community in order to control the spread of COVID-19 and protect people from serious illness.
Clinton Community College has announced the Summer 2021 President's and Deans' Lists.
These students were named to the President's and Dean's Lists for the Summer 2021 semester at Scott Community College.
Besides serving the OSHA, EPA, and DOT training requirements of Iowa and Illinois businesses, the Scott Community College facilities host the Great Environmental Safety Trainers' (GreatEST) Institute.
Clinton, Muscatine and Scott Community Colleges will be open this Saturday, August 14.
Ready to embark on a new career, but don't have the time, money or resources to spend years getting a degree?
Criminal Justice at Eastern Iowa Community Colleges Virtual Information Sessions, Thursday, August 12
The 6th annual Arts at the Arb will feature metal artist Ron Meador. Meador enjoys repurposing all kinds of old rusty farm tools and metal materials. He created his unique exhibit of pieces for Arts at the Arb 2021.
For some students, taking courses online is a rewarding experience and a convenient way for them to fit education into their already busy lifestyle. However, you may be wondering if this class delivery format is right for you?
Clinton Community College has been selected from a competitive field of community colleges across the country to receive $100,000 to transform the future of students in the community.
The Read Gallery is a transformative space for artists to showcase their passions and projects.
To help provide an affordable pathway for students of Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) to earn their bachelor's degrees, Western Governors University (WGU) and EICC today announced the two institutions have entered into a joint partnership.
Clinton Community College has announced the Spring 2021 President's and Deans' Lists.
EICC offers an entirely online Supply Chain and Logistics program, perfect for those wishing to enter this growing field or move up within their existing company.
These students were named to the President's and Dean's Lists for the Spring 2021 semester at Scott Community College.
Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) HiSET graduates will be celebrate virtually this year with a Facebook Live event on July 6, beginning at 6 p.m. The ceremony can be viewed on EICC's Facebook page, facebook.com/easterniowacommunitycollege
Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) is excited to introduce a new hands-on course entitled, "Introduction to Core Construction Skills," allowing participants to gain exposure in entry-level construction work and collect valuable, pre-apprenticeship training.
If you have a passion for communication and helping others, Scott Community College's American Sign Language/English Interpreter Program could be the perfect career path for you.
The 2021 Issue of the Inkwell includes a special feature on comics and graphic arts, student artists on display at the Figge Art Museum and showcases the literary and visual arts work of our many talented students.
If you've been considering college or even putting it off, now is a great time to do more for yourself and your community by registering for fall classes. To help students explore the wide range of options available, Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) is hosting a Campus Visit beginning at 9 a.m. on July 12.
Every year we take a moment to celebrate retired and retiring individuals who exemplified service to students and the community during their years with Eastern Iowa Community Colleges through our Emeritus Awards. This spring, six faculty and staff were recognized for their contributions.
Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) Board of Trustees has formally proclaimed the college a Trafficking Free Zone. The board officially approved a resolution at its May meeting, in support of the U.S. Institute Against Human Trafficking (USIAHT) Trafficking Free Zones program.
When mealtime rolls around in the summer, there is nothing better than the taste of flame-grilled veggies, smoked meats or mouth-watering pizza pulled straight from a wood-burning oven.
CCC invites interested students to stop in for an Open House on Wednesday, June 23 over the lunch hour from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. or in the evening from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Eastern Iowa Community Colleges is excited to announce the college is moving its long-standing Graphic Arts program entirely online.
Clinton Community College has announced the addition of two College and Career Ready Counselors. These counselors will be responsible for providing direct services to students, parents/families, and school staff across two school districts and the college to support postsecondary success and college preparation.
Students have never had more flexibility in scheduling than they have right now thanks to Eastern Iowa Community Colleges' new Live Online AA Degree Program.
For many students interested in transferring, figuring out what they want to major in often takes a little exploration and time.
Representatives from Muscatine's Fueling the Future program will be on hand with information about tuition funding in all three programs. Plus, MCC's CNC Machining and Welding programs can be a part of Iowa's Last Dollar program that will cover the cost of tuition.
Summer is nearly upon us, and that means the start of fall classes will be here before you know it. With classes starting August 23, now is a great time to finalize college plans and register.
Time and money no longer need to be an issue for anyone pursuing a career in Information Technology. That's because, beginning this Fall, all of Eastern Iowa Community Colleges' IT programs will be available both ONLINE as well as in the classroom.
Congratulations to all the 2021 Graduates from Scott Community College.
With support from area city police and county sheriff's departments, EICC is excited to announce the college is launching a new Criminal Justice program this fall.
Since 1981, the Clinton Community College Alumni Association has been honoring those that have made "outstanding" contributions during the year. In 2021, the Alumni Association is celebrating the 40th year of honoring outstanding contributions to Clinton Community College.
The 74th Commencement Ceremony of Clinton Community College will be held on Thursday, May 13, 2021. There are 189 students who have applied for graduation in 2021.
New hands-on Criminal Justice program beginning this fall. Scott County Sheriff Tim Lane and Davenport Police Chief Paul Sikorski have more in common than just their badges and desire to protect and serve.
Begun more than 25 years ago at EICC's Clinton Community College, the program officially moves online this fall. The goal is to make it more accessible to everyone. Now, regardless of where someone lives, they can complete the program.
The five-day camps are open to youth ages 6 to 14 and are scheduled June - August. Taught by experienced, live instructors, each camp offers a morning or afternoon session lasting three hours.
Students in the MCC Culinary Arts program are hosting a bake sale to raise funds for the Muscatine Food Pantry. Here's a great opportunity get some tasty baked treats and help a great cause without even having to get out of your vehicle.
Information about virtual ceremonies and campus activities for 2021 graduates.
Careers in logistics and manufacturing offered through our Blong Tech Center are a perfect fit for current military and veterans. Learn more May 11.
EICC introduces new Criminal Justice Degree program beginning this fall.
For the first time this fall, Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) is introducing a flat tuition rate for all on-campus, full-time students. The new tuition plan is among a number of benefits the college is providing.
The Scott Community College Library is holding a Book Sale on Saturday, May 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The sale is open to the public.
After a year of virtual meetings, learning and more, the promise of spring sunshine and outdoor adventure is calling. You can see, hear and feel its beauty with Eastern Iowa Community Colleges' exciting new course, "Exploring the Upper Iowa River."
There is no need to travel to pursue your education; you can take classes right in Maquoketa at Clinton Community College's (CCC) Maquoketa Center. CCC invites interested students to stop in for an Open House on Wednesday, April 28 over the lunch hour from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. or in the evening from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
With high school graduation less than a month away, now is the time for seniors to decide what they would like to do next. The good news is that students have a wide range of options available. Whether it's a four- or two-year degree or short-term career training, they have much to choose from in deciding what best fits for them.
Earn a Certificate, Diploma or Associate's Degree to work in one of Iowa's high-demand jobs at no tuition cost.
Author and artist Jo Van Arkel spent time with Beth Hafner’s Introduction to Literature students.
EICC's Clinton, Muscatine and Scott Community Colleges are partnering with DREAM Iowa to provide scholarships in support of immigrant students pursuing higher education.
Eastern Iowa Community Colleges is excited bring back its annual Women in IT Conference this spring, with a great line-up of speakers and presentations, all delivered virtually, absolutely free of charge!
Augustana Next is the name of a new partnership between two Quad-Cities institutions: Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) and Augustana College
We know the last year has been hard for so many, and as THE Community's College helping you overcome obstacles is part of who we are and what we strive to do
If you've been considering starting college or are a current student working toward your degree, now is the time to register for fall classes!
Forty-four members were inducted into the CCC Alpha Theta Beta Chapter.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Learn how one Iowa man contributed to the Underground Railroad with Muscatine Community College's annual Alexander Clark Lecture Series.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Clinton Community College has announced the Spring 2020 President's and Deans' Lists.
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.
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.
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.
For classes with end dates after March 13, EICC students will have the following grade options.
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.