Education

Education

Nahant Marsh Addition

Oct 20, 2014
WVIK Staff

Students in the Quad Cities will soon have new opportunities for hands-on learning. Today the Nahant Marsh Education Center broke ground for an expansion of the center in southwest Davenport. 

WVIK Staff

New housing is available for college students in the Quad Cities, but it's privately owned and not affiliated with any institution. Wednesday afternoon in Moline, local officials joined with the developer, 3 Corners Development from Orland Park, Illinois, to hold a ribbon cutting for The Mills at Riverbend Commons.

University of Dubuqe

A small, private Christian college in eastern Iowa is expanding--by the millions. This month, the University of Dubuque reached its $100 million fundraising goal--more than one year before the deadline.

Closing in on Budget Cuts

Oct 13, 2014

After months of discussion, the Davenport School Board will soon have to make some difficult choices. That'll be the message at tonight's meeting from chief financial officer Marsha Tangan.

Knox College

One year, and more than 12 million dollars later, Knox College is ready to re-open a campus landmark. It will re-dedicate Alumni Hall on Saturday. 

Davenport School District

More classes for high school students in Davenport could mean lower costs for the school district. As part of an effort to save money, the Davenport School Board tonight will consider changing the high school class schedule from four classes per day to seven.

WVIK

For veterans, a visit to the chiropractor could bring relief from physical pain and anxiety. Over the next three years, researchers at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport will study the impact of chiropractic care on veterans with musculoskeletal disorders.

WVIK Staff

Hundreds of students, parents, and other local residents gathered this morning to celebrate a program that's bringing together arts and education. The Davenport School District held a ribbon cutting and open house for its new Creative Arts Academy, at its hub at the Davenport Public Library.

29th Annual Student Hunger Drive

Sep 29, 2014
WVIK Staff

High schools students will compete to get a leg-up on the competition as they kick-off the Student Hunger Drive. Teenagers from 17 Quad Cities area schools will perform skits at Monday's pizza party. Hy-Vee will give the team with the best skit 2,000 pounds of food. Denise Hester, Executive Director of the Drive, says last year students collected half-a-million pounds of food.

Experts from the Quad Cities and across the country will meet in Moline Friday to talk about the effects of alcohol during pregnancy. The "Action Summit on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders," or FASD, will be held at Black Hawk College. 

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