Ep. 6: 'The Classroom Did Feel Like A Family'

Margarita Mojica had Juan Valtierra as a student in her ELL (English Language Learners) classroom several years ago. Now 23, Juan joins Margarita to share part of his story for the Great Quad Cities Listen.

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WVIK Governance

Jan 1, 1970

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WVIK represents significant value to the public and earns its support by engaging an informed audience with cultural, educational, news and music programming.

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Galesburg teachers continued to picket today, while their students stayed at home. The union and school board met with a federal mediator for four hours Sunday, but couldn't reach agreement to end the strike.

Tami Qualls, spokeswoman for the Galesburg Education Association, says the union's top priority is to keep veteran teachers from being fired without just cause.

Reading Service (APRIS)

Jan 1, 1970

APRIS celebrates 25 years

On Jan. 16, 1989, the Augustana Public Radio Information Service (APRIS) started free readings of local and regional newspapers for the visually and physically impaired.

Today, some 200 volunteers read from the Quad City Times, The Dispatch, Rock Island Argus, Clinton Herald, and Chicago Tribune every week.

Listeners invited to Discover Cuba

Jan 1, 1970

Augustana Public Radio WVIK 90.3 invites listeners to Discover Cuba this fall. WVIK’s trip to the island departs Oct. 31 for six nights in Havana.

Highlights of the trip include the world famous Tropicana Show, Palace of the Revolution, Old Havana Walking Tour and Hemingway's Farm. There will be ample opportunities to experience the music of Cuba as well and your attendance will benefit WVIK.

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Jan 1, 1970

Making a Bequest to WVIK

Jan 1, 1970

For many members, listeners and other friends, the decision to remember WVIK with the gift of a bequest is a natural extension of their commitment for WVIK.

Bequests are commitments of a future contribution and can be made while drafting a will or formulating an estate plan at any time, regardless of the age of the donor.

We work with donors to blend their vision with WVIK's priorities to create a designation that is mutually satisfying and beneficial. The language used in a bequest is crucial to ensuring the achievement of donors' goals.

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As part of its yearlong "Building Common Ground: Discussions of Community, Civility, & Compassion" program, the Bettendorf Public Library held a water-themed essay, poetry, photography, and songwriting contest. Several winners will perform their entries at the "Quad-City Water Lore" event on Monday, November 5, at 7 p.m. in the Bettendorf Room at the library (2950 Learning Campus Drive). A reception begins at 6:30 p.m.

Morning Classics with Dave Garner

Jan 1, 1970

Dave Garner presents classical music weekday mornings from 9:05 am (following Writers' Almanac) until 12 Noon. News headlines from NPR are at 10:01 am, Composers Datebook follows at 10:07 am, and Rock Island Lines is at 11:00 am.

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Examining the equity (and the lack thereof) in art museums. Produced in partnership with the Augustana Teaching Museum of Art and the Figge Art Museum.