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Monday, December 11, 2017
  On Thursday, Dec. 7, the Board of Trustees announced the appointment of Dr. John Erwin to the position of interim president to replace Dr. Bettie Truitt, who is retiring at the end of December. Dr. Erwin will assume the responsibilities of president on Jan. 2, 2018. Board of Trustees Chair Rick Fiems said, “I would like to thank Dr. Truitt for her contributions to the college over her ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Monday, December 11, 2017
  By Steve Cortes and Javier Palomarez via The Wall Street Journal  The two of us are good friends, and as leaders in the Hispanic business community, we have a lot in common. We don’t always see eye to eye: As a Republican and a Democrat, we disagreed strongly in 2016. But we both recognize that Congress must enact meaningful tax reform.  In its present form, the tax code creates ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic
Wednesday, December 06, 2017
Inbound Care and Sales Agent Job Locations US-IL-Milan  Job ID2017-1552​  Category Customer/Client Service/Support  Division MarketingOverview Are you a positive, motivated person who loves competition and the thrill of success? Are you looking for a position that provides daily challenges and excitement along with recognition and rewards? Would you like to work with a company who values ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic
Monday, December 04, 2017
   Since 1982 USHLI has awarded over $1.3 million in scholarships and internships to students from the Hispanic community and similarly disenfranchised groups. Most notably, the Dr. Juan Andrade, Jr. Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders seeks to recognize Hispanic students who share Dr. Andrade's lifelong commitment to servant ...read more
Categories: Education
Monday, December 04, 2017
A diverse group of speakers explored some of the country's biggest social issues during a presentation in the sun-washed atrium of Western Illinois University Quad-Cities on Thursday.   The Department of Counselor Education hosted "Challenges Facing Muslim and Latino Students," inviting college professors, community members and students to discuss how discrimination has increased in the past ...read more
Categories: Economic, Community, Education
Monday, December 04, 2017
The Grant W. Brissman and Virginia M. Brissman Foundation that provides grants for youth and community development, cultural activities and helping underprivileged people in Milan, has awarded nearly $110,000 to local programs. Grant-making and administrative services are provided to the Brissman Foundation by the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend. “Grant and Virginia Brissman cared ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic
Monday, December 04, 2017
St. Ambrose Professional Development, Quad-City Area Labor-Management Council Team to Create Labor-Management Relations Certificate Program First of six courses for program designed to improve labor-management negotiation process will begin Jan. 9; early-registration tuition discount ends Dec. 15. DAVENPORT, IOWA —The St. Ambrose University Center for Professional Development and the Quad-City ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Black Hawk College congratulates the recent graduates of the Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP). In front, from left to right, are Jason Johnson of Abingdon, Nicolas Gallarzo of East Moline, Nikki Carr of Rock Island, David Deemer of Rock Island, Ariel Singleton of Rock Island, and Kendrick Freeman of Silvis. In back, from left to right, are Keith Pohlman of Moline, Shawn ...read more
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
BETTENDORF, IOWA -  Ascentra Credit Union furthers its commitment to the region and the city of Bettendorf with plans to relocate their home office from 1710 Grant Street to a new four-story building in the Town Square Development site located across from the Waterfront Convention Center parking lot. As the credit union grows, so has the support staff needed to serve the entire membership.  The ...read more
Wednesday, October 04, 2017