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Virtual Campus Visit December 4

Virtual Campus Visit December 4

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.

Industrial Hemp Production Virtual Info Session December 15

Industrial Hemp Production Virtual Info Session December 15

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.

Lecture Series Gift Bundle

Lecture Series Gift Bundle

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.

New Data Analytics Advanced Certificate beginning this Spring

New Data Analytics Advanced Certificate beginning this Spring

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.

Degree Plan for Adults Virtual Information Session November 18

Degree Plan for Adults Virtual Information Session November 18

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.

B-rrry Scurry Goes BATTY October 31, 2020

B-rrry Scurry Goes BATTY October 31, 2020

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.

Veterinary Tech Virtual Visit November 3

Veterinary Tech Virtual Visit November 3

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.

Spring 2021 Schedule now available!

Spring 2021 Schedule now available!

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!

Forklift Training November 11

Forklift Training November 11

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.

Campus Visit Day November 9

Campus Visit Day November 9

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.

EICC honors four faculty and staff with Emeritus Awards

EICC honors four faculty and staff with Emeritus Awards

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 to offer 16-week Culinary Arts Certificate this spring

EICC to offer 16-week Culinary Arts Certificate this spring

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.

SCC Belmont Re-opening October 12

SCC Belmont Re-opening October 12

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.

Boost your earning power with Professional Certifications in Project Management

Boost your earning power with Professional Certifications in Project Management

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

Columbus Day Campus Visit October 12

Columbus Day Campus Visit October 12

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.

CCC Named a 2020 Top Workplace

CCC Named a 2020 Top Workplace

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.

Frontline Leadership

Frontline Leadership

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."

New! Admissions Drop-in Hours

New! Admissions Drop-in Hours

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.

CCC Face-to-Face Classes Resume September 21

CCC Face-to-Face Classes Resume September 21

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 to celebrate National GEAR UP Week

EICC to celebrate National GEAR UP Week

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.

Campus Visit September 18

Campus Visit September 18

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.

Stop the Hate/Show the Love Walk - September 17, 2020

Stop the Hate/Show the Love Walk - September 17, 2020

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.

Paul Davis Memorial Scholarship

Paul Davis Memorial Scholarship

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.

August Cooking Classes

August Cooking Classes

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.

There's Still Time to Register - MCC Ag Programs

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.

CCC Faculty and Staff Dungeons and Dragons Live Stream

CCC Faculty and Staff Dungeons and Dragons Live Stream

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!

CCC RISE Program Enrollment

CCC RISE Program Enrollment

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.

Free Kick-start to College Class

Free Kick-start to College Class

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.

Virtual HiSET Graduation Ceremony

Virtual HiSET Graduation Ceremony

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.

EICC Announces Plans for Fall Classes

EICC Announces Plans for Fall Classes

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.

Virtual visits available every week in July

Virtual visits available every week in July

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.

CCC 2020 Graduation Available on YouTube

CCC 2020 Graduation Available on YouTube

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.

CCC Phi Theta Kappa Induction

CCC Phi Theta Kappa Induction

Clinton Community College hosted the Induction Ceremony of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society on Tuesday, March 10, 2020.

Campus Visits Go Virtual

Campus Visits Go Virtual

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.

EICC campuses begin re-opening May 26

EICC campuses begin re-opening May 26

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.

Summer Classes

Summer Classes

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.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The college has created a page with information related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) that will be updated as necessary.

Student Resources and Assistance

Student Resources and Assistance

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.

Dental Assisting Week

Dental Assisting Week

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.

Ag Visit April 7

Ag Visit April 7

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.

Campus Visit March 27

Campus Visit March 27

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.

Watch Me Fly

Watch Me Fly

“I hope somebody who hears the song sees an opportunity for themselves or someone they may know who needs help.”

On the Road with Theresa

On the Road with Theresa

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.

Iowa

Iowa's Last Dollar

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!

Vickers, a humble president

Vickers, a humble president

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

Straight A

Straight A's

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).

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It's a Party!

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.

Investing in the Future

Investing in the Future

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.

Legends Event Feb. 27

Legends Event Feb. 27

MCC will be hosting its third annual Legends Event, recognizing outstanding college alumni and raising funds for college's students.

CCC B-rrry Scurry Race Results

CCC B-rrry Scurry Race Results

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.

President

President's Day Campus Visit

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 students to perform "Fork Tales" January 29

MCC students to perform "Fork Tales" January 29

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.

CCC Quiz Bowl Results

CCC Quiz Bowl Results

Prince of Peace College Preparatory Academy won top honors in the Annual Academic Quiz Bowl hosted by Clinton Community College.

MLK Day Celebration

MLK Day Celebration

Join us for the 32nd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on January 19 at Clinton Community College.

CCC Maquoketa Center Announces New Facilitator

CCC Maquoketa Center Announces New Facilitator

Clinton Community College has announced the addition of Katie Bopes as the new CCC Maquoketa Center Facilitator. Penny Plautz has served in that role since the opening of the center, and will be retiring at year end.

Clinton Community College names new President

Clinton Community College names new President

EICC has announced Brian Kelly as the next President of Clinton Community College. He currently serves as Vice President of Planning, Institutional Effectiveness and External Affairs at Lane Community College in Eugene, OR.

Big Apple and Beyond

Big Apple and Beyond

Summer vacations are those precious weeks during the year where you can kick back, relax and…test soil samples for new antibiotics, hone your acting skills with Broadway stars, or dig into the nuances of the latest mechanical trainer…

Maquoketa’s 10th Anniversary

Maquoketa’s 10th Anniversary

“Where everybody knows your name.” That slogan from a certain popular television show from the 80s and early 90s, is even more appropriate and fitting for Clinton Community College’s Maquoketa Center.

Register for Spring

Register for Spring

Now is a great time to start your college or career tech training. Spring registration is underway at THE Community's College, Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC).

CCC Phi Theta Kappa Holiday Cards 2019

CCC Phi Theta Kappa Holiday Cards 2019

The Clinton Community College Phi Theta Kappa has again collected holiday cards for military troops. This year, holiday and greeting cards will be sent to Camp Fuji, Japan.

Nursing Labs Make Debut

Nursing Labs Make Debut

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.

Emeritus 2019

Emeritus 2019

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.

Job-Driven Training

Job-Driven Training

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.

Nahant Marsh 2019

Nahant Marsh 2019

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.”

MCC 1929 – 2019

MCC 1929 – 2019

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.

Why Not? Life becomes simple question

Why Not? Life becomes simple question

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.

CHINA Town Hall 2019

CHINA Town Hall 2019

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.

CCC Gaming Guild Extravaganza November 23

CCC Gaming Guild Extravaganza November 23

Are you a gamer? Do you enjoy playing tabletop or video games? If so, this event is for YOU! Join us for all things gaming on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at Clinton Community College for the CCC Gaming Guild Extravaganza!

November Cooking Classes

November Cooking Classes

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.

Registered Apprenticeship Fair November 14

Registered Apprenticeship Fair November 14

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.

CCC Diversity Committee to host Hot Occupations Panel

CCC Diversity Committee to host Hot Occupations Panel

Professionals from five local businesses will be available to speak and answer questions about some of the most in-demand career fields both locally and nationally - all of which can be started via programs at CCC.

Get help filling out the FAFSA

Get help filling out the FAFSA

Eastern Iowa Community Colleges can help you get the FAFSA process started at our upcoming FAFSA Assistance Nights October 15, 16 and 17.

Agriculture Information Session

Agriculture Information Session

Anyone interested in learning about all the many options available is invited to attend the Ag Information Session scheduled for October 14, from 1 - 3 p.m. The event will be held in Gaekle Hall at the college, 152 Colorado St.

CCC Paul B. Sharar Foundation Celebrates

CCC Paul B. Sharar Foundation Celebrates

The Paul B. Sharar Foundation for Clinton Community College celebrated another successful year at the recent 2019 Chancellor's Society Dinner and Annual Meeting.

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