The Economic Impact of Education

When you add up student expenses, professor salaries, research spending and the many other activities happening at the UIC Health Sciences Campus – Rockford, what does it really mean for our economy? Take a peak inside.

Dr. Ehren Jarrett: Setting a Positive Example for Change

Rockford’s new superintendent is no stranger to education. Learn how his experience with coaching and teaching have helped him to lead a series of exciting changes for our public schools.






NWQ Guide to Colleges 2014

It’s never an easy choice when seeking the perfect college — there are plenty of things to consider. Here are some of the top institutions right here in our region.






Northwest Neighbors: Dr. Robert Head

He went from a career in banking to a career investing in young people’s futures. Meet the president of Rockford University, and learn how he shares his passion for education across our region.






Discover a New Career at RVC Health Care Fair

FROM ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE: ROCKFORD — Thursday, April 11 and Friday, April 12, 2013 will mark the tenth time in the last thirteen years that Rock Valley College and the…
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Upcoming Events at UW-Rock County Campus

FROM UW-ROCK COUNTY: JANESVILLE — Here are some of the events coming this winter and spring to the UW-Rock County college campus, 2909 Kellogg Ave., Janesville. Wednesday, January 30, 2013…
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NWQ’s Annual College Guide – 2012 Edition

Our region is filled with quality institutions for higher learning. Discover some of our area’s best in this annual supplement.






Success Story: The 3R’s Learning Materials Center

Meet a family whose passion for education and business led them to this longtime teacher resource store, and discover the lessons they’ve learned along the way.






RVC Named Military-Friendly School

FROM ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE: ROCKFORD — Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has named Rock Valley College to the coveted Military Friendly Schools…
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Judson Prof Examines Green Worship Spaces

FROM JUDSON UNIVERSITY: ELGIN — Dr. Mark Torgerson, professor of Worship Studies at Judson University, has authored a new book “Greening Spaces for Worship and Ministry: Congregations, Their Buildings, and…
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