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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3 weeks ago
Trump Revives 1960s-Era Space Council

It is irrefutable that last century's "Space Race" fueled STEM-innovation, and there's no reason to believe that it can't be repeated... What a great time to pursue STEM-related careers!

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday to re-establish the National Space Council, reviving an entity that was formed during the 1960s race between the U.S. and the Soviet Union to ... See more

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3 weeks ago
QCESC Society Social and QC Mallard's Game

Join members of the Quad City Engineering and Science Council and member professional societies at our annual social event at a QC Mallard's game vs. the Indy Fuel. We'll be in "The Nest", a ... See more

Join members of the Quad City Engineering and Science Council and member professional societies at our annual social event at a QC Mallard's game vs. the Indy Fuel. We'll be in "The Nest", a ... See more

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4 weeks ago
Q-C engineering firms merge

Two key Quad City area engineering firms in the news. The President's of both firms are past QCESC Award ... See more

Two engineering firms with roots that trace back 70 years have merged in the Quad-Cities.

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1 month ago
Iowa Governor's STEM Advisory Council

74% of Iowans think there are not enough skilled workers to fill STEM jobs in Iowa. Learn about what we're doing to close the gap and build a stronger workforce in Iowa. http://bit.ly/2bGl23Z

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1 month ago
The Top 30 Two-Year Trade Schools: Colleges That Fight The Nation's Skills Gap

Included on the list is #19 - Morrison Institute of Technology in Morrison, Illinois who has been supporting the ... See more

For the first time, Forbes has put together a comprehensive ranking of two-year trade schools. Using the same “return on investment” focus as our annual Top Colleges report, this list of 30 looks ... See more

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1 month ago
Putnam Museum

Great 1 day camp for 3rd-8th graders! SE IA STEM Region

Good news! There’s still time to sign your child up for Engineering Kids Camp! Don’t let them miss the opportunity to create and learn with Iowa State college students and professional engineers. ... See more

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1 month ago
Timeline Photos

The Team PrISUm: Iowa State University Solar Car Team will be visiting the Arconic plant on Tuesday June 20th as part of their 99 county SunRun. Join us from Noon - 2pm to see the car and meet the ... See more

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