BETTENDORF, IOWA (March 3, 2023) — The Quad City Engineering and Science Council (QCESC) held the 61st Annual STEM Celebration on February 23, 2023.

The event celebrates and showcases the region's Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) professionals, educators, and next generation of STEM professionals.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 1, 2023) — Registration for our Quad City Engineering and Science Council (QCESC) 2023 STEM Celebration on February 23 is now open.

We welcome you to join us for the 61st Annual QCESC STEM Celebration on February 23, 4:30-8PM, at the Bend Event Center in East Moline.

DES MOINES, IOWA (December 7, 2022) — Google has released its 12th annual Year in Search, reflecting on the top trending searches of the year, powered by Google Trends data (Iowa-specific trends included below).

BETENDORF, IOWA (December 1, 2022) — The Quad City Engineering and Science Council (QCESC) is seeking volunteers to support students competing at the upcoming FIRST LEGO League robotics qualifying event on Saturday, December 3, at The Rust Belt in East Moline. Approximately 150 students ages nine to fourteen from 22 Illinois teams built robots and prepared presentations to compete for awards and a chance to advance to next level competitions.

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 12, 2022)  Clean energy businesses in Iowa added more than 1,400 workers in 2021, now employing 30,393 Iowans across the state.

DES MOINES, IOWA (September 27, 2022) — In celebration of National Clean Energy Week, the Iowa Conservative Energy Forum is releasing the findings of a new economic impact study by Goss and Associates.

DES MOINES, IOWA (August 26, 2022) — The Department of Management Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) is proud to announce expanded scalable security services for educational institutions and non-profit organizations in Iowa. The OCIO listened to feedback from customers to create a special rate for schools, school districts, and non-profits. This rate makes it easier for schools to utilize the state-of-the-art cybersecurity services offered by the OCIO.

Left to right: Roger Zylstra, INREC Board Chair; Ben Gleason, INREC Executive Director; Dan Harbeke, Google Regional Head of External Affairs; Governor Kim Reynolds; Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig; Dave Struthers, INREC Board Vice-Chair

The 60th Annual Quad City Engineering and Science Council (QCESC) awardees include (l to r): Sara Somsky — Senior Engineer of the Year, Walter DeDoncker — Junior Engineer of the Year, Curt Hammer — Volunteer of the Year, Deb Mathias — Lifetime Achievement Award, Jacob Hunter — STEM Teacher of the Year, and Anshu Singh — Senior Scientist of the Year. Not pictured: Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) and Carl Loweth, President’s Award of Merit