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Trustees of Black Hawk College are looking for two new presidents - not just one. Monday night, the board talked about a timeline for selecting an interim president and a possible longer-term timeline for replacing current President Bettie Truitt. 

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This year, Augustana College students, teachers, and friends will celebrate Martin Luther and the effect he had on the protestant reformation.

WVIK's Michelle O'Neill reports it's been 500 years since the priest nailed his 95 theses to the door of Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany.

Click HERE for details about "Relevant Reformation" at Augustana College. 

Dr. Judith Kaur
Courtesy of Augustana College

A medical oncologist who's studied cancer among Native Americans has been honored by Augustana College. Thursday night, Dr. Judith Kaur received this year's Richard Swanson Humanitarian Award.

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Even though Augustana College has changed a great deal since he was a student, the role of trustees has not. That's according to John Murabito, the incoming chair of the board of trustees. 

Messiah Moving to Easter

Oct 9, 2017
Handel Oratorio Society

After more than 100 years, a Christmas tradition in the Quad Cities is going to move back to when it was originally intended - at Easter. Instead of December, "Messiah" will be performed by the Handel Oratorio Society next March.  

Manufacturing Day

Oct 5, 2017

Hoping to show young people about possible careers that don't require a college degree, this year's manufacturing day will be held Friday.

Katie Kiley

Thanks to a generous graduate, Saint Ambrose University will expand its health programs. The $1 million gift from Dr. Thomas Higgins, class of 1967, will fund the creation of the Institute for Person-Centered Care and the launching of a Master of Public Health degree program. 

Davenport schools were open Wednesday as usual despite possible threats posted on social media. 

Rock Island School District

A school in Houston, damaged by Hurricane Harvey, will get some welcome help thanks to students at a school in Rock Island. Wednesday donations collected at Eugene Field Elementary will be loaded, then leave for Texas on Friday.

Update from the Davenport School District: 

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