Posts With Keyword ‘education’

Central College Hosting Acclaimed Educational Speakers Next Week

Posted: Friday, February 10th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Acclaimed speakers Dr. Harry and Rosemary Wong will be coming to Central College next week.

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Deadline Today For PEERS Registration At Pella Corp.

Posted: Friday, March 11th, 2011 at 6:29 am

Friday is the deadline to register for Pella Corporation’s annual Partnership for Engineering Educational Resources for Schools, or PEERS event.

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Budget Cuts Will Affect Early Education

Posted: Saturday, January 22nd, 2011 at 6:27 am

A local educator says a budget proposal that passed the Iowa House on Wednesday will likely have a negative impact on early childhood education if it passes the Senate.

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Central College Upward Bound receives grant

Posted: Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009 at 10:49 am

Central College has received another substantial federal grant for their Upward Bound program. According to Senator Grassley’s Office, the college was awarded $583,461 by the U.S. Department of Education. Central College Upward Bound Director Louise Esveld says the program has been funded continuously since 1966 and that they have one of the oldest and largest in the country, with 130 students. Upward Bound helps low-income individuals and potential first-generation college students between the ages of 13 and 19 prepare for post-secondary education.