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Children’s Computer Camp to be held in June at William Penn University

William Penn University

Want to expand your child’s computer literacy beyond playing games, writing stories and browsing the Internet? Want your child to learn how math can be fun and directly related to computer graphics? Children’s Computer Camp at William Penn University will be held Monday, June 22–Friday, June 26 from 1:00–5:00 pm for learners who have completed […]

Indian Hills Community College to offer Certified Nurse’s Aide (CNA) course at MHP

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – Indian Hills Community College will be offering a 75-hour Certified Nurse’s Aide (CNA) course, starting June 9 and ending July 28. The classes for this course will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 to 8:30 pm on the MHP campus in Oskaloosa. They will be taught by Tonya Johannes, BSN, […]

Iowa Naturalist Recognized for Fishing Education Efforts

Laura DeCook

Laura DeCook, naturalist with the Mahaska County Conservation Board is the 2015 recipient of the Brass Bluegill award from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources Fish Iowa! program. The award has been presented each year since 1996 to an instructor who has established an outstanding local program that exemplifies the goals of Fish Iowa! DeCook […]

William Penn University’s Social Media Class to host the third annual Break The Wall event.

William Penn University

Oskaloosa, Iowa (April 10, 2015) — William Penn University’s social media class will be hosting their third annual Break The Wall event on May 5th, 2015 at Smokey Row from 4 P.M.-6 P.M. Break The Wall is used to help raise awareness for cyber bullying, and will promote a more positive use of social media. […]

2015 Beane Lecture Series at WPU Welcomes David E. Wolfe

David E. Wolfe

William Penn University will welcome David E. Wolfe on Tuesday, April 7 as the 2015 Beane Lecture Series guest speaker. Wolfe will be giving two lectures, both of which will be open to the public. His first lecture will be held at 11:15 am. in the Chief Mahaska Room in the Dana Atkins Memorial Union. […]

Deadline approaching for OACDG scholarships

Oskaloosa Area Chamber and Development Group

The deadline is fast approaching for Mahaska County high school seniors to submit applications for college scholarships. The Oskaloosa Area Chamber is heading up the campaign to raise funds to provide several scholarships of up to $1,000 each. Students should contact their school counselors, visit, or stop at the Chamber, 124 North Market in […]

OHS Students Show And Tell About Project Based Learning

OHS students drew a crowd to the food cooking demonstrations.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The process used to educate is always evolving. Today, besides technology, students learn from doing hands-on, by being challenged to demonstrate what they learned, and how they got to that conclusion. This past week, the doors to the Oskaloosa High School opened up in the evening to allow students, teachers, parents and […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Offers Scholarships

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – Applications for college scholarships from Mahaska Health Partnership are available to high school seniors pursuing a career in a health-related field. The deadline for submitting applications is April 17. Three students chosen by the MHP Board of Trustees will be awarded $500 scholarships. Applicants must be graduating seniors from North Mahaska, Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont […]

William Penn University’s College for Working Adults to host Career Fair at Clive Campus

William Penn University

Oskaloosa, IA—William Penn University College for Working Adults (CWA) will host a Career Fair on Monday, February 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Clive campus, 1275 NW 128th Street. Representatives from the following employers are schedule to attend: American Republic Insurance Services, Bank of the West, Cambridge Investment Research, Inc., Candeo, Cargill, […]

William Penn University to Host South Central Iowa’s First Educator-Focused STEM Festival

William Penn University

William Penn University will host a free Make-N-Take Educator STEM Festival on January 27, 2015. The event is tailored for teachers who are looking for science, technology, engineering and math activities for classroom/youth group use. It’s open to the public and will take place from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Penn Activity Center. Registration is appreciated, […]

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