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Aquatic, Forest and Roadside Continuing Instructional Course Offered Oct. 5, 2011 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Joy Venhorst   
Wednesday, 31 August 2011 09:06

Scott County Extension office will host an Aquatic, Forest, and Roadside, Continuing Instructional Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators on Wednesday, October 5, 2011. The program can be seen at locations across Iowa through the Iowa State University Extension Pest Management and the Environment (PME) Program.

The local site for the Oct. 5 CIC is the ISU Scott County Extension office. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. followed by sessions 9 to 11:30 a.m. The registration fee is $35 on or before Sept. 28 and $45 after Sept. 28. To register or to obtain additional information about the CIC, contact the Scott County Extension office by phoning 563-359-7577.

The 2011 course will provide continuing instructional credits for commercial and public pesticide applicators certified in categories 2 (Forest Pest Control), 5 (Aquatic Pest Control), 6 (Right-of-Way Pest Control), and 10 (Demonstration and Research). Topics to be covered are water quality and phytotoxicity, nontarget organisms and pesticides, pesticide stewardship, thousand canker disease, snakegrass and teasel control, Japanese beetle update, and an aquatic weed update.

Additional information and registration forms for this and other courses offered through the PME Program can be accessed at www.extension.iastate.edu/PME.

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ISU Extension Calendar PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Joy Venhorst   
Wednesday, 31 August 2011 09:05

September 2                        Pesticide Applicator Testing

10am-2pm at the Extension Office

 

September 27                      Scott County Extension Council Meeting at the Extension Office

7pm

 

October 5                              Aquatic, Forest and Roadside Pest Management CIC, $35 if registered by 9/28/11, after that $45

At the Scott County Extension Office, 9am-11:30am

 

October 7                              Pesticide Applicator Testing

10am-2pm at the Extension Office

 

October 25                            Scott County Extension Council Meeting at the Extension Office

7pm

 

October 27                            Mosquito & Public Health Pest Management CIC, $35 if registered by 10/20/11, after that $45

At the Scott County Extension Office, 9am-11:30am

 

November 4                         Pesticide Applicator Testing

10am-2pm at the Extension Office

 

November 9                         Ornamental & Turf Applicators CIC, $35 if registered by 11/2/11, after that $45

At the Scott County Extension Office, 1:30pm-4pm

 

November 16                       Commercial Ag Weed, Insect, and Plant Disease Management CIC, $35 if registered by 11/9/11, after that

$45, at the Scott County Extension Office, 9am-11:30am

 

November 29                       Fumigation CIC, $35 if registered by 11/22/11, after that $45, at the Scott County Extension Office,

9am-11:30am

 

December 2                         Pesticide Applicator Testing

10am-2pm at the Extension Office

 

December 7                         Pest Control Operators CIC, $35 if registered by 11/30/11, after that $45, at the Scott County Extension

Office, 9am-11:30am

 
Marquis Ray Rodgers of Rock Island Earns Degree from Benedictine University PDF Print E-mail
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Written by readMedia   
Wednesday, 31 August 2011 09:01

LISLE, IL (08/30/2011)(readMedia)-- Marquis Ray Rodgers of Rock Island earned a B.A. in Sociology from Benedictine University.

Benedictine University awarded Associate of Arts (A.A.), Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Bachelor of Science (B.S.) and Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) degrees to 679 students who completed their degree requirements on or before May 2011.

The University also awarded Master of Arts (M.A.), Master of Arts in Education (M.A.Ed.), Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Master of Education (M.Ed.), Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) and Master of Science (M.S.) degrees to 800 students who completed their requirements on or before May 2011.

Twelve students were awarded a Ph.D. in Organization Development and five were awarded an Ed.D. in Higher Education and Organizational Change.

Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 53 undergraduate majors, 13 graduate and four doctorate programs. Forbes magazine has named Benedictine University among the top 20 percent of America's colleges for 2011. Benedictine University is also ranked as a "Top School in the Midwest" by U.S. News & World Report.

On the web: http://readabout.me/achievements/Marquis-Ray-Rodgers-of-Rock-Island-Earns-Degree-from-Benedictine-University/2983165.

 
Area Residents Make DePaul University's Spring 2011 Dean's List PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 29 August 2011 09:16

CHICAGO, IL (08/27/2011)(readMedia)-- DePaul University announced the following local area residents made the Spring 2011 Dean's List:

Alexandra Vitas of Bettendorf

Mark Lazio of DAVENPORT

Kelly Stotmeister of Coal Valley

Alexa Vallejo of Silvis

Serving more than 25,000 students, DePaul University is the nation's largest Catholic university and offers programs, many nationally ranked, in the liberal arts and sciences, education, commerce, law, computer technology, music and theater. Additional information about DePaul's exceptional academic programs can be found at www.depaul.edu.

 
Area Residents Graduate With Honors From DePaul University's 2011 Graduating Class PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 29 August 2011 09:15

CHICAGO, IL (08/26/2011)(readMedia)-- DePaul University announced the following local area residents were among its 112th graduating class this summer:

Lauren Lipovic of Bettendorf graduated Cum Laude.

Alexa Vallejo of Silvis graduated Cum Laude.

Alexa Vallejo of Silvis graduated Cum Laude.

Serving more than 25,000 students, DePaul University is the nation's largest Catholic university and offers programs, many nationally ranked, in the liberal arts and sciences, education, commerce, law, computer technology, music and theater. Additional information about DePaul's exceptional academic programs can be found at www.depaul.edu

 
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