PELLA, IOWA (05/22/2023) — Nikolas Zarlatanes, from Taylor Ridge, Illinois, Class of 2024, will begin a summer internship with Kent State University in Kent, Ohio.

Central College of Pella, Iowa, is a private, four-year liberal-arts college. Central is known for its academic rigor and leadership formation and for cultivating diversity of thought and culture through the arts and sciences, professional fields of study, and experiential learning.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 22, 2023) — Christopher “CJ” Calhoun loves the sense of accomplishment that comes with checking off everything on the list he’s given daily when he shows up for work at The Nelson Company in Fairfield.

PELLA, IOWA (May 22, 2023) — Central College awarded 232 graduates from 21 states with Bachelor's degrees during its Commencement ceremony Saturday, May 13.

WILKES-BARRE, PENNSYLVANIA (May 22, 2023) Mayra Gonzalez of Muscatine, Iowa, received a Master of Science in Nursing degree in Nursing from Wilkes University. The degree was one of over 650 Bachelor's, Master's, and doctoral degrees at its 76th spring commencement ceremonies on May 20 in the McHale Athletic Center in the Simms Center on Main, 169 S Main Street in Wilkes-Barre.

The degrees conferred include 278 Bachelor's, 305 Master's, and 83 doctoral degrees.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (May 22, 2023) — Augustana College senior Evan Juarez, an International business and French double major from Moline, Illinois, was nominated to submit a “More Than I Imagined” profile by Dr Kiki Kosnick, assistant professor of French.

AMES, IOWA (May 19, 2023) — Professional race-car driver Colin Garrett’s 11/11 Veteran Project is providing two speakers for the Iowa Veterans Entrepreneurship Conference at Iowa State University on June 2, 2023.

DES MOINES, IOWA (May 19, 2023) — State Treasurer Roby Smith presented Quad City Bank and Trust with a check for their unclaimed funds from the Great Iowa Treasure Hunt. "I am thrilled to reunite Quad City Bank and Trust with funds found during my Unclaimed Property Day campaign on February 1," said Smith. "While National Unclaimed Property Day is celebrated for just one day, my efforts to make Iowans aware of their unclaimed funds isn't.

CEDARVILLE, OHIO (May 19, 2023) — Alyse Zuiderveen of Bettendorf, Iowa, majoring in Spanish, was named to the spring 2023 Dean's List at Cedarville University. Students receive this recognition for obtaining a 3.5 GPA or higher for the semester and carrying a minimum of twelve credit hours.

FAYETTE, IOWA (May 19, 2023) — Forbes Advisor Education has recognized Upper Iowa University (UIU) for offering one of the best online Bachelor's degrees in Health-Care Administration. Upper Iowa and nine other US institutions were recognized.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 19, 2023) — River Action will host a news conference Monday, May 22, 2023, at Schwiebert Park on the music stage at 10AM to kick off their official campaign to break the record, discuss the changes to the event, and will feature partners from Alternating Currents, the Coast Guard, and Corps of Engineers to discuss safety measures as well as community partners involved in the event.