WHITEWATER, WISCONSIN (October 4, 2022) — Robert Murphy, from Geneseo, Illinois, who is studying biology, has been named a resident assistant at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater for the 2022-23 academic year.

RAs are student staff members who live in the residence halls with students, serve as a resource and positive role model, and help build a sense of community by hosting floor events.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (October 4, 2022) — Rivermont Collegiate is proud to announce that student Siri Reddy Pothula is a Semifinalist in the 68th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.

This academically-talented high-school senior has an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,250 National Merit Scholarships worth nearly $28 million that will be offered next spring.

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 4, 2022) — The Iowa Insurance Division (IID) and The National Theatre for Children (NTC) have partnered to educate and inspire Iowa students and their families. This fall, professional actors from NTC will visit about fifty middle schools with live performances of Mad About Money, sparking conversations on financial literacy in classrooms throughout Iowa.

CORALVILLE, IOWA (October 4, 2022) — Step right up! The 26th Annual National Walk and Roll to School Day is October 12, and registration is now open!

DAVENPORT, IOWA (September 29, 2022) — Students can now register for Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC)’ accelerated, 2022-23 Winterim Semester. Enrollment is open to all current EICC students, as well as guest students from other colleges and universities.

IOWA CITY, IOWA (September 29, 2022) — More than 260 current University of Iowa students are members of the 2022 Hawkeye Marching Band, one of the "top ten college marching bands in the nation," according to CNN Headline News and one of the Big Ten Conference's marching bands whose halftime show is "worth the watch," according to Sports Illustrated.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (September 28, 2022) — A busy Homecoming weekend at Monmouth College will also include an opening reception for an exhibit by Galesburg painter and ceramic artist Basia Krol.

LA MIRADA, CALIFORNIA (September 28, 2022) — Biola University was excited to welcome Lucas Bixby of DeWitt, IA to the Biola community as they started their journey as an Eagle this fall. Biola's incoming class represents an accomplished, diverse group of individuals who hail from 41 states and US territories and 45 countries around the world.

FAYETTE, IOWA (September 27, 2022) — Crisp cool mornings, gorgeous fall colors setting in, and bleachers full of football fans. Fall is here; which means Upper Iowa Homecoming is near! UIU Alumni, community members, and all Peacock supporters are invited to celebrate Homecoming Week, October 3-8. Tipping its hat to the popular Top Gun - Maverick movie craze, this year's theme is "Peacocks Take Flight."

IOWA CITY, IOWA (September 27, 2022) — ACT, the non-profit learning organization and provider of college and career readiness assessments, has announced the appointment of three new board members who bring a wealth of knowledge and experience leading efforts to make education and training after high school more equitable, accessible, and successful for all students.

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