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Newsletter: Issue 2022 Volume 17 | May 6, 2022

There was little to no movement in the Iowa Legislature this week as negotiations continue behind the scenes. At the federal level, a conference committee including Senator Grassley has been named for the COMPETES Act, which could include Pell for short-term programs. We are reaching out to legislators to again...
2023 Aspen Prize Semifinalists Congratulations to NIACC and Northwest Iowa for being semifinalists for the 2023 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence! See the full list here. Hawkeye student finds right fit and path at Hawkeye "Though he grew up in Waterloo, Aquonn Williams didn’t take a direct path to...
June Trustee Education: College and Career Transition Counselor Initiative The Iowa College and Career Transition Counselor (CCTC) Initiative allows for Community Colleges and high schools to share positions that help students in exploring college career options and preparing for careers with necessary training and education. CCTC counselors will spend time...
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Bill List as of May 6, 2022 Category Bill # Bill Explanation Comments Registration Status Appropriations HF2564 Economic Development 3/21 Introduced, placed on Appropriations calendar. 3/24 Passed House, 74-18. Message to Senate. 3/28 Read first time, referred to Appropriations. 3/29 Subcommittee: Koelker, Dotzler, and Lofgren. Appropriations HF2575 Education 3/22 Approved...
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