Bettendorf, IA, January 17, 2018 – Rivermont Collegiate will host a Technology Fair on Saturday, April 7, 2018. The event will take place in Becherer Hall at Rivermont Collegiate, 1821 Sunset Drive in Bettendorf. The competition is open to all area students in Kindergarten through 12th grade.

Hawkeye State Parents Encouraged to Look Into Education Options for Children During National School Choice Week; Governor Kim Reynolds Issues Proclamation Recognizing Jan. 21-27 as Iowa School Choice Week

Des Moines – School Choice Week began in Iowa and across America this Sunday, with the goal of raising awareness about the options that parents have for their children's education.

DeKalb, Ill. (Jan. 23, 2018) - Northern Illinois University announces its fall 2017 Dean's List students. To earn this distinction, students must meet a minimum semester grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale in the College of Engineering and Engineering Technology or a minimum of 3.75 on a 4.0 scale in the colleges of Business, Education, Health and Human Sciences, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Visual and Performing Arts.

NEWTON, MA (01/23/2018)-- Lasell College announced today that Grant Webb from East Moline, IL (61244), was named as a member of the Dean's List for their academic performance in the fall 2017 semester.

ROCK ISLAND, IL (01/23/2018)-- Augustana College announced 1,138 students were named to the Dean's List for the 2017 fall term. Students who have earned this academic honor have maintained a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher on a four-point scale for courses taken during the term.

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DeKalb, Ill. (Jan. 24, 2018) - Northern Illinois University celebrated commencement weekend, December 16 and 17. Included among the more than 1,450 graduates were the following students from your area are listed below.

Mount Pleasant, Iowa: January 23, 2018 – Iowa Wesleyan University welcomes the live performance and presentation of Jazz in the Fight for Civil Rights featuring Dr. Damani Phillips, Michael Jarvey, Blake Shaw and Jim Dreier.

Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time. Kiwanis also seeks to encourage young people to reach out to the wider community and provide volunteer service.

FAYETTE, IA (01/23/2018) Upper Iowa University and Northeast Iowa Community College signed a Letter of Understanding on Tuesday, January 23, that will create a new Bridge to Success Program for first-year college students. The four-year private university and community college agreement, which begins this fall, is unique in the state of Iowa.

GALESBURG, IL (01/24/2018)-- Bridget Barnhart of Geneseo, Illinois, has been named to the Knox College Dean's List of distinguished students for the 2017 Fall Term. To be named to the Dean's List, a student must have earned at least 2.5 credits in the term, with a grade point average of 3.6 or better (on a 4.0 scale). Barnhart is a graduate of Papillion-La Vista High School.