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### QC EXPO ’24 Career Fair Hosted by Quad-Cities Colleges and Universities

Quad-Cities educational institutions have collaborated to organize QC EXPO ‘24, a platform for local students to explore employment opportunities, internships, and advanced academic programs.

Scheduled for Wednesday, February 21, the event will take place from 1-4 p.m. at 922 Mississippi Parkway in East Moline.

QC EXPO ‘24

A visual representation promoting the QC EXPO ‘24 career fair, supported by Quad-Cities colleges and universities.

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Participants will engage with professionals from diverse career fields and graduate schools, particularly those who appreciate the distinctive skills and experiences of students from small, private liberal arts colleges, as highlighted by a representative from Augustana College’s Career Development & Vocation Office.

Professional attire is mandatory for all attendees.

In addition to Augustana, the sponsors of QC EXPO ‘24 include Black Hawk College, St. Ambrose University, Eastern Iowa Community Colleges, and Western Illinois University – Quad Cities.

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Local high school students and mentors from the trade industry engaged in roundtable discussions during the fifth annual Build Your Career Forum, hosted by the Student Trades Initiative and Quad Cities Builders & Remodelers Association.

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Photo Highlights: Unveiling Augustana’s New Film Program Studio and Equipment

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During the ribbon-cutting ceremony to inaugurate the new film program’s production studio and equipment on February 16, in Rock Island, film program director Stacy Barton, Provost Dr. Dianna Shandy, and film and chemistry student Matt Chezum were all smiles. Guests had the opportunity to tour the state-of-the-art production space, featuring backgrounds, an LED lighting grid, professional grip equipment, as well as the iMac flex classroom and editing office.

Katelyn Metzger

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At Augustana’s Sorensen Hall, film student Matt Chezum collaborates with digital content and social media specialist Tobi Matter in the film editing office.

Katelyn Metzger

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Before the ribbon-cutting ceremony, Augustana’s film program director Stacy Barton shared insights about the new studio and film equipment.

Katelyn Metzger

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Sophomore Aron Stewart sets up a shot in the new production space at Augustana.

Katelyn Metzger

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Junior Matt Chezum expresses his positive experiences as part of Augustana’s new film program during the ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Katelyn Metzger

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The production studio, equipped with state-of-the-art technology, is indicated by a lit recording sign.

Katelyn Metzger

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Guests explore Augustana’s new iMac flex classroom.

Katelyn Metzger

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The iMac flex classroom enables multiple students to collaborate on their projects simultaneously.

Katelyn Metzger

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