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Stories Tagged "community colleges"

Displaying 1 to 13 of 13 results.

Discussion of President Obama's April 27th Speech in Ottumwa, Iowa (#2)

posted on April 27, 2010 at 9:00 PM

Discussion of President Obama's April 27th Speech in Ottumwa, Iowa (#2)
The Iowa Journal to discuss the issues raised during President Barack Obama’s town-hall meeting at Indian Hills Community College in Ottumwa. 22:39 Read More »

Rural Economy and President Obama's Ottumwa Town Meeting (#2)

posted on April 26, 2010 at 10:46 AM

Rural Economy and President Obama's Ottumwa Town Meeting  (#2)
Watch full video coverage of President Barack Obama's town-hall meeting at Indian Hills Community College in Ottumwa on Tuesday, April 27. 01:06:00 Read More »

Apprenticeships and Affordable Higher Education in Iowa (#219)

posted on March 18, 2009 at 10:23 AM

Apprenticeships and Affordable Higher Education in Iowa (#219)
Can an old school approach to education work in the 21st century? Join us for the next Iowa Journal when we examine the rising use of apprenticeships -- programs that pay students to learn skills. 05:00 Read More »

Discussion: Apprenticeships and Affordable Higher Education in Iowa (#219)

posted on March 5, 2009 at 10:48 AM

Discussion: Apprenticeships and Affordable Higher Education in Iowa (#219)
Can an old school approach to education work in the 21st century? Join us for the next Iowa Journal when we examine the rising use of apprenticeships -- programs that pay students to learn skills. 15:52 Read More »

The Role of Iowa Community Colleges (Full Program) (#143)

posted on March 18, 2008 at 12:00 AM

The Role of Iowa Community Colleges (Full Program) (#143)
Full Program: With 15 community colleges serving 99 counties, the community college system is arguably the most valued public institution in Iowa. Discussing this issue with The Iowa Journal are guests Rob Denson and Bob Mundt. 27:46 Read More »

Muscatine Community College: Educating the Future (#135)

posted on March 17, 2008 at 2:42 PM

Muscatine Community College: Educating the Future  (#135)
Iowa community college officials claim nearly 90 percent of their graduates stay in the state. The schools help expand local economies and help elevate the fortunes of their graduates. We visit Muscatine Community College to see their setup and... 05:11 Read More »

Discussion: The Role of Community Colleges in Iowa (#135)

posted on March 17, 2008 at 10:15 AM

Rob Denson, President of Des Moines Area Community College, talks about how community colleges respond to the workforce needs of area businesses and students looking to begin their post-secondary education. Bob Mundt, President of the Council... Read More »

The Role of Iowa Community Colleges (Full Program) (#135)

posted on February 5, 2008 at 12:00 AM

The Role of Iowa Community Colleges (Full Program) (#135)
Full Program: With 15 community colleges serving 99 counties, the community college system is arguably the most valued public institution in Iowa. Discussing this issue with The Iowa Journal are guests Rob Denson and Bob Mundt. 27:46 Read More »

Impact of Community Colleges in Iowa (Web Exclusive) (#135)

posted on February 4, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Impact of Community Colleges in Iowa (Web Exclusive) (#135)
Iowa Journal looks at the role of community colleges in the state from education, training and workforce development. 12:28 Read More »

News Analysis: January 21, 2008 (#131)

posted on January 22, 2008 at 11:42 AM

David Pitt of the Associated Press discusses issues facing the first week of the Iowa legislative session with host Todd Mundt, including funding for community colleges and the bottle deposit program. Read More »

Adult Literacy in Iowa (#113)

posted on November 22, 2007 at 1:35 PM

Ann Murr is the director of Drake University’s Adult Literacy Center, one of a number of facilities in the state that help people learn to read. Among the others are Centers in each of Iowa’s community colleges. Alex Hilson is a student at the... Read More »

Wind Energy Education (#111)

posted on November 10, 2007 at 4:28 PM

Wind Energy Education (#111)
Ideally located in Iowa's windy northwest, Iowa Lakes Community College in Estherville, is helping the growing workforce needs of the wind energy industry. The college developed one of the first training programs of its kind in the nation.... 03:15 Read More »

Entrepreneurial Education (Full Program) (#101)

posted on October 5, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Entrepreneurial Education (Full Program) (#101)
Full Program: What role does education play in the development of entrepreneurs? How do we prepare the next generations for a world that demands more creativity, innovation, and personal enterprise? This episode explores what organizations like the Pappajohn... 25:47 Read More »

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