Peoria Public Radio News
5:58 pm
Tue September 23, 2014

Central Illinois students try out construction careers

More than eleven-hundred eighth grade students in the greater Peoria region are participating in the 17th annual Construction Industry Career Expo. 

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State News
12:28 pm
Mon August 25, 2014

Thousands of Ferguson students return to school Monday

Credit Courtesy Parents for Peace

After a week and a half delay, thousands of students started their school year in Ferguson Missouri Monday. As IPR’s Tim Lloyd tells us, kids, parents and teachers say they’re happy to be back in the classroom. 

A row of teachers welcomed students back to Ferguson Middle School this morning. Donnetta Cleveland’s daughter Dalicia is starting seventh grade.

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2:50 pm
Fri August 8, 2014

Area medical students have ‘white coat’ ceremony

The University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria welcomed 59 new students Friday. The incoming medical students donned white doctor coats that symbolize a student's path to eventually taking care of patients. Dr. Sara Rusch is the Regional Dean for the College of Medicine. She says the ceremony also stresses a need for more doctors in the region and across the nation:

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Peoria Public Radio News
7:04 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

Peoria County Civic Leadership Program

High school students residing in Peoria County have the chance to join in the summer civic leadership program.  It’s a free one day program on Wednesday June eleventh, with the potential for learning more about county government.

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3:45 pm
Fri January 24, 2014

Bradley students heading to Russia for Olympic Games

Eighteen Bradley University students are interning for NBC during the Winter Olympics in Russia next month.  Twelve students are working stateside, and six are heading overseas for the winter games.  Students in the communications department do everything from front-line tasks to production jobs for NBC. Paul Gulliford chairs Bradley’s Communications Department. He says the students had in-depth training during the time they were preparing for the interviews with NBC for the slots:

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