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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PrISUm Solar Car

SAVE THE DATE: June 20th! One hundred twenty Iowa State University students are putting the finishing touches on the world’s first Solar Utility Vehicle. Named “Penumbra,” this solar-assisted ... See more

It is our mission to build a practical solar car that changes the paradigm of transportation. In doing so, we strive to inspire future generations to pursue their passions through education.

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Annual scholarship | CGTrader.com

Each semester CGTrader challenges students to dig into the field of technology writing an essay on how innovative technologies are transforming our lives. So this semester the topic is: “The future ... See more

CGTrader is the largest 3D model marketplace backed by the strong designer community of more than 500k members. CGTrader was founded with the goal to ensure fair marketplace conditions for 3D ... See more

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5 days ago
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Congratulations to Bettendorf High School Student Alex Vanausdeln, who is the recipient of our $1000 STEM scholarship for being the top scoring individual in this year's QC Tech Challenge. Bettendorf ... See more

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1 week ago
Code.org

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Getting Your Kids Excited About STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math -

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Introducing STEM concepts at a young age increases the chance that children will continue to be interested in these subjects throughout their lives.

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ScienceCasts: NASA's Sounding Rockets

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Visit http://science.nasa.gov/ for more. Sounding rocket missions can often be the key to getting a quick answer to a tightly focused science question.

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NRC Chemist Wins Miss USA Pageant - News - Nuclear Power News - Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers

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"She is young, stunning and bright. She is also a chemist and she works for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Her name is Kate McCullough and her title, as of Sunday, is Miss USA... She ... See more

The latest nuclear news in Nuclear Power Industry about utilities, companies, suppliers in the nuclear energy market.

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2 weeks ago
Great River Brewery Tour

Instead of our regular QCESC monthly meeting this Wednesday, May 17th, we are encouraging everyone to attend the Great River Brewery Tour with the local chapters of the National Society of Black ... See more

The QC/Muscatine SWE section and QC NSBE section are teaming up! Come join both of these engineering societies for a tour of Great River Brewery! On the tour we will learn how their brewing process ... See more

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2 weeks ago
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Results now posted from today's QCESC Cardboard Boat Race with four award winners. Thanks to our 10 volunteers and the City of Bettendorf for hosting the event! It was great to see two STEM ... See more

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2 weeks ago
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Free and open to the public! Stop by and see the 9th Annual QCESC Cardboard Boat Race with 51 high school teams from 8:00 AM - 1:30 PM at Bettendorf Middle Park Lagoon. See if the course records of ... See more

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