Success Stories Archive

There and Back Again . . . a Tale of Three Admissions Coordinators

They say lightning never strikes twice. In the case of Eastern Iowa Community Colleges, however, a special kind of lightning has struck three times for a very positive impact for students. All three of EICC’s Admissions Coordinators

The Outlook for Jobs and the Value of a Degree

They are intrinsically linked – the desire for a better future and the power of an education to get you there. A better future can mean different things to different people: a well-paying job, a career they

EICC Works: Students Tell How They Found Jobs

You’ve seen the billboards and ads: Learn More. Earn More. It’s more than a catchy phrase. You’ve probably noticed in our billboards, brochures and other materials – including this magazine – that the people are all different. 

EICC Success Story: Pantelis Korovilas

“I Gained the Skills I Needed to Start Working Right Away in My Chosen Field” Pantelis Korovilas now hails from Cambridge, Massachusetts – near MIT. He is the Lead Product Designer for the iOS travel application known

EICC Success Story: Joe Gomez

“If I Could Do This, YOU Can Do This” Joe Gomez is the proud owner of his own business – a busy restaurant in Davenport with a growing reputation for fresh, flavorful authentic Mexican food. But, Joe’s

EICC Success Story: Chris Ruggles

“It’s Important to Keep Growing and Learning” As a non-traditional student who grew up during the dawn of the digital age, working in Information Technology was something Chris Ruggles had considered but never attempted. “But I needed

EICC Success Story: Ashley Reynolds

“I Came Back for My Dream” Ashley Reynolds had a dream when she graduated from high school in 2000. “I was very excited about starting college as a Pre-Engineering major and wanted to work in a technical

EICC Success Story: Jarica Whitney

“I Gained the Foundation I Needed” Jarica Whitney was ready to test her limits. “I chose Nursing because I wanted to see what my limit was,” she says. “I chose EICC because I knew they had a

Education Makes for More Career Options

Adam Sterner, 2014 MCC Graduate It’s great when you finish what you start . . . it’s even better when you finish much more.  That’s been the experience of Adam Sterner, a recent graduate of Muscatine Community