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Cedar Falls Schools Making the World Their Classroom

Cedar Falls Schools Making the World Their Classroom CEDAR FALLS, IA  The countdown is on for launching a project to expand classroom learning across town and across the globe for K-12 students at the Cedar Falls Community Schools. Beginning in January, the schools’ digital learning initiative will put web-connected notebook computers in the hands of [...]

1,500 Cedar Valley Students To Take Part in National Manufacturing Day

The Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber, Hawkeye Community College and area school districts are partnering to coordinate tours for 1,500 area 9th grade students to tour manufacturing facilities on October 4th, National Manufacturing Day.  CEDAR VALLEY of IOWA (September 17, 2013)—On October 4th, ninth grade students from nine, Cedar Valley area schools will see [...]

Alliance & Chamber/TechWorks Campus Partners to Compete for Lightweight & Modern Metals Manufacturing & Innovation Institute (LM3I) Designation

The US Dept. of Defense has issued a RFP for the creation of an industry institute focused on discovery and commercialization of new lightweight modern metals, related products, and manufacturing processes. The goal is to deepen and strengthen the U S defense supply chain of modern lightweight metals products and production capabilities, while ensuring the [...]

Tech Shop Operations Match Cedar Valley Heritage and Future in “Making”

Many Cedar Valley regional business and institutional leaders are involved in creating a Cedar Valley Tech Shop location. The Alliance & Chamber in partnership with Cedar Valley’s McElroy Trust, is collaborating with San Francisco-based TechShop to establish one of its nationally known, membership based industrial workshops here (look at www.techshop.ws). The project includes a 15,000 [...]

Welcome UNI President Dr. William Ruud

As the leader of one of the largest institutional employers in the Cedar Valley, the president of UNI plays a key leadership role in the development and promotion of the Cedar Valley economy. The Alliance & Chamber looks forward to the opportunity for Cedar Valley leadership to introduce the Ruud’s to our economic and civic [...]

Dust Optimistic About Cedar Valley Economy – Part 2

View the three part video of Steve Dust, CEO of the Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber on KWWL’s Steele Report. Click Here.

Dust Optimistic About Cedar Valley Economy – Part 1

View the three part video of Steve Dust, CEO of the Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber, on KWWL’s Steele Report here. Click Here.

Top ED Recommendations to the Obama Administration

As part of their Winning the Race 2012 series of policy briefs, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF)  offers this policy brief titled: TOP POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION TO HELP THE UNITED STATES WIN THE RACE FOR GLOBAL ADVANTAGE.  The brief addresses five key areas; Trade Sector Competativeness, Taxes, Science and R&D, STEM, and Skills [...]

Cedar Valley Industries to Host Over 1,300 Youth for National Manufacturing Day

  Thirteen manufacturers will host Waterloo and Cedar Falls 9th graders in their facilities on Friday, October 5th as part of an activity for National Manufacturing Day. CEDAR VALLEY of IOWA (September 12, 2012) — In response to the growing talent demand in advanced manufacturing in the Cedar Valley, the Greater Cedar Valley Alliance and [...]

Hawkeye Community College and Target to Host 2,000 Students for STEM Career Fair

September 19, 2012 CONTACT:  Kathy Flynn 319-296-4218 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Eighth grades students from all over the Cedar Valley are invited to attend this two-day event with their school districts to learn about the top careers in science, technology, engineering, and math.    WATERLOO—On Thursday and Friday, September 27 and 28, nearly 2,000 local [...]