A: Recently Barbara and I attended our granddaughter’s graduation from the University of Northern Iowa, our alma mater. Iowa is home to many outstanding colleges that provide higher education and technical training to the next generation. Preparing students to join the workforce, from the trades, to STEM and other academic pursuits, starts early in the classroom.

BATON ROUGE, LA (05/09/2018)-- The following local residents were recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.

Julia Field of Bettendorf (52722) was initiated at Elon University.

Erin Mercer of Bettendorf (52722) was initiated at Missouri State University.

On May 3, 2018, at the Kirkwood Regional Center at the University of Iowa in Coralville, Iowa ITEC (Iowa Technology Education Connection) sponsored its eastern student technology fair. Several QC area students who participated in the Rivermont Collegiate Technology Fair in April were eligible to present their projects at the event.

AMES, IA (05/07/2018)-- On May 4, 2018, the School of Education corded graduates from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences on recognition of their completion of the teacher preparation academic program.

The ceremony celebrates the induction of the student into the profession of teaching. Thirty-eight students from LAS College with majors in English, history, mathematics, music, earth science and world languages and cultures completed the program.

AMES, IA (05/07/2018)-- On May 4, 2018, the School of Education corded graduates from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences on recognition of their completion of the teacher preparation academic program.

The ceremony celebrates the induction of the student into the profession of teaching. Thirty-eight students from LAS College with majors in English, history, mathematics, music, earth science and world languages and cultures completed the program.

FAYETTE, IA (05/05/2018) "What will define you?" Upper Iowa University (UIU) alumnus and commencement speaker Marshall Richards shared this question, often posed to him throughout his life by his father, with graduates attending UIU's commencement ceremonies Saturday. The ceremonies, a morning and afternoon ceremony depending on the degree received were held at Harms-Eischeid Stadium under mostly sunny skies in Fayette, Iowa.

Mount Pleasant, Iowa: May 1, 2018 − The historic Iowa Wesleyan University Concert Choir and vocal chamber ensemble Primae Voces will present their tour program “At the Round Earth’s Imagined Corners” Sunday, May 6th  at 7:00 pm at the First United Methodist Church in Mt. Pleasant.

This high energy program is comprised of sacred and secular choral music spanning a variety of historical genres and stylistic forms and concluding with a host of American spirituals.

Mount Pleasant, Iowa: May 2, 2018 - Iowa Wesleyan University presents its May Commencement honoring graduates on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 1:30 pm in Howe Student Activity Center in Ruble Arena.  The University Baccalaureate will also be held earlier in the day at 10:30 am in University Chapel.

On Friday, May 4, the Senior Art Exhibit will be on display in the P.E.O. Art Gallery and IW will hold the Nurse Pinning Ceremony Friday evening at 7 pm in University Chapel.

Mount Pleasant, Iowa: April 26, 2018 - Iowa Wesleyan University held its annual Awards Day featuring academic and student leadership and service recognitions. The university recognized students for exemplary achievement in their majors, their leadership on campus and their involvement in the community. The awards ceremony also included the announcement of the most prestigious student award given annually, the President’s Award.

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