Thanks to a federal grant, high school students in Knox County will get help preparing for college. TRIO Upward Bound, a program at Carl Sandburg College, will receive $1.3 million over the next five years.
As it prepares to start a new fiscal year, Black Hawk College will hold two public meetings about its new budget. Wednesday night and Thursday night, officials will present their spending plan, and answer questions.
Graduates of Knox College and their families will hear from an actress, producer, and philanthropist at commencement this weekend. Eva Longoria will address the class of 2017 Sunday morning in Galesburg.
Lyn Brodersen Cochran will begin serving as Scott Community College president in August, after leaving her current role as Assistant Vice President of Organizational Development at Iowa State University.
Two years and nearly 24 million dollars later, the Davenport School District is celebrating the completion of a major addition to Central High School. A ribbon cutting Wednesday afternoon marked the completion of a new auditorium and new swimming pool.
An extra benefit is now available for participants in the Davenport School District's Student Built Home Program. In addition to a variety of skills, the students are now considered pre-approved for apprenticeship programs.