Address: P. O. Box 1166, Bettendorf, IA 52722
email: qcesc.org@gmail.com
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The Quad City Engineering and Science Council (QCESC) is in its 55th  year of operation as a non-profit, umbrella organization representing ~20 engineering, science and technical societies in the Quad City area with approximately 3,000 associated professional members. Our Mission is “To Promote and support engineering, science, and technical professionals and associated societies in Quad City Region and To Encourage and support students to study in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) related fields”. We are actively seeking new society members as well as additional corporate sponsors and donors to help support our mission. There is no fee to join.

We annually sponsor, promote and support events such as our QCESC Annual Banquet that recognizes STEM professionals and educators as well as awards scholarships to high school seniors, Society Reception for local Technical Society members, STEM Educator Night Outs, and Golf Classic Fundraiser. We also provides organization, judges and volunteers for the local STEM* activities for area Youth including: Bridge Building Day Camp and Battle of the Bridges competition, FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Kickoff & Qualifiers, FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) Kickoff & League Meets/Tournaments, QC Tech Challenge, Kids Engineering Camp, Trebuchet Egg Throw Contest, Cardboard Boat Race, Solar Car Workshop and more!

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1 hour ago
CCC Career Fair

Check out career options at the Clinton Community College Career Fair May 3rd.

Clinton Community College will be hosting a Spring Career Fair for current students and alumni on Wednesday, May 3, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the college auditorium, 1000 Lincoln Blvd., Clinton. ... See more

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9 hours ago

Join us tonight for our QCESC Monthly meeting 6:00-7:00 P.M. at Hamilton Technical College. STEM Enthusiasts, parents, educators, professionals, etc are welcome!

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2 days ago
Iowa astronaut breaks record for most time in space by American

From an Iowa town population 15 - how cool!

http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/2017/04/24/iowa-astronaut-breaks-record-most-time-space-american/306052001/

The Beaconsfield native now owns the record for most time in space by an American

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2 days ago
Rolling a tire down an Olympic ski jump to see how far it will fly

You do not need to learn Japanese - just watch!
Remember, there's a reason why semi-trucks have multiple tires on their axles...

Sit back, relax, and watch how far they go.

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3 days ago
On 105th Anniversary of Titanic Sinking, You Can Now Watch the Disaster Unfold in Real-Time – gCaptain

Kind of a different spin on Science - recreating the scene of a event to benefit the determination of "Lessons learned" to help avoid future disasters...

Today, April 14, 2017, marks exactly 105 years since the infamous RMS Titanic struck an iceberg and sank during its maiden voyage across the North Atlantic, killing more than 1,500 passengers and ... See more

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5 days ago
Timeline Photos

Lots happening at Putnam Museum today! Get your photo taken for the 150th anniversary and view the sun with the mobile astronomy unit!

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6 days ago
ENIAC Programmers Project

April 12th, 1947: ENIAC, the world's first general-purpose programmable electronic computer, ran the first code written in the modern paradigm, marking the birth of computer programming as a ... See more

In 1946 six brilliant young women programmed ENIAC, the first digital computer, a secret WWII US Army project. Yet when the ENIAC was unveiled to the public, the women were never introduced and ... See more

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1 week ago
Family Fun Night: Astronomy!

Do you know what makes up our night sky? Find out more at our Astronomy themed Family Fun Night!

Our Discovery Dome will be open with FREE showings of Discovery Dome shows, our friends from the ... See more

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1 week ago

Due to several conflicts this week, our QCESC monthly meeting is being postponed by 1 week to Wednesday, April 26th from 6:00-7:00 P.M. at Hamilton Technical College. Anyone interested in STEM is ... See more

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1 week ago

Due to several conflicts this week, our QCESC monthly meeting is being postponed by 1 week to Wednesday, April 26th from 6:00-7:00 P.M. at Hamilton Technical College. Anyone interested in STEM is ... See more

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