The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa


April 8, 2014

Staff, students offer support for CCC

When I began working at Clinton Community College, I had no idea how the students, my colleagues and the entire Clinton area would influence and transform my life. I have been introduced to wonderful opportunities, resources, and most importantly, enriching relationships. When I first meet with perspective students, my excitement intensifies with the thought of their potential.

Clinton Community College is a little place that encourages students and staff to grasp huge opportunities.

Since I’ve become a part of the Clinton Community College family, I’ve seen terrific people achieve amazing accomplishments. When students take advantage of the available resources, they have no choice but to be successful. As a lifelong learner, I too have been introduced to phenomenal opportunities.

In the fall of 2012 I decided to take advantage of The Paul B. Sharar Foundation’s Educational Grant and pursue a Master’s degree. Since beginning the courses I’ve been able to combine my experiences with modern theories that have enabled me to magnify my dedication to lifelong learning. Continually updating my comprehension of education, life, and community has allowed me to be a better employee, an improved leader, and a well-rounded individual. I appreciate Clinton Community College’s dedication to not only the Clinton area, but also in supporting the needs of each individual.

Anthony Bielski,Bettendorf

Student achievement/transition advisor

Eastern Iowa Community Colleges

CCC is the affordable choice

Hello, my name is Bre Anna Ramont. I am a full-time second year student at Clinton Community College, I work part time job at Ray’s Timeout and full time at The Oaks. I am activly involved here at CCC including being a part of the Student Senate. Recently I attended the Student Legislative Seminar with fellow students where I was able to communicate with multiple legislators.

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With the Clinton County Justice Coordinating Commission and the Clinton County Board of Supervisors discussing proposals to construct a new jail, do you think the time has come for Clinton County to construct such a facility?

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