Saint Ambrose University is preparing to celebrate the latest addition to its campus in Davenport. On Friday, it will hold a blessing, dedication, and ribbon-cutting for its 20 million dollar Wellness and Recreation Center.
Augustana College and the Rock Island Public Library have signed an agreement. The new, reciprocal agreement allows students to borrow from the city library, and opens up the college's Tredway Library to city residents.
To help low income students do better in school, the Davenport School Board has converted its temporary Poverty Committee into a standing or permanent committee. It includes board members and residents of the district.
Palmer College of Chiropractic honored a local donor this morning during a ribbon cutting for its new fitness center. The former Alumni Auditorium has been renovated, and is now called the Richard Bittner Athletic and Recreation Center.
The change in the Illinois school funding formula is causing some uncertainty for those planning the budget for the 2018-2019 school year. Last night, the United Township High School board adopted the proposed budget.