Imagination Iowa Partners with the Belin-Blank Center

Kristine SorensenEcosystem, Imagination Iowa0 Comments

Imagination Iowa is partnering with the Belin-Blank International Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development (Belin-Blank Center) to offer enrichment courses in Cedar Rapids for gifted middle school students this fall. With Cedar Rapids students releasing early on Fridays throughout this academic year, this is a great opportunity for our partnership to offer courses. "We are looking forward to partnering ... Read More

NewBoCo Honored for the BIG Gift at the BIGGYs

Jessalyn HoldcraftEducation, Imagination Iowa0 Comments

NewBoCo Honored for the BIG Gift at the BIGGYs Good evening! My name is George Elossais, and I'm a graduating second year student at Iowa BIG. My peers and I work out of the Vault Coworking & Collaboration Space, tackling real initiatives with real community partners. My experience in Iowa BIG was taken to a completely new level when the Iowa Startup ... Read More

Gearing up for tech and entrepreneur-focused summer camp series for kids – and more!

Eric EngelmannEducation, Imagination Iowa0 Comments

Gearing up for tech and entrepreneur-focused summer camp series for kids – and more! At ISA’s Launch Day in November, we announced that in 2016 we’d be aggressively growing several of our programs, including tech training for kids through our Imagination Iowa initiative. Until now, that has mostly consisted of twice-a-month, volunteer-led coding clubs called Coder Dojo. The dojos usually ... Read More

Support Imagination Iowa this Giving Tuesday (or any Tuesday)

Jessalyn HoldcraftEducation, Imagination Iowa0 Comments

This Giving Tuesday in honor of Computer Science Education Week, Iowa Startup Accelerator is asking our community of supporters to donate to Imagination Iowa. Wait, what's Imagination Iowa? I thought that Iowa Startup Accelerator was a program to help launch successful startups. The 90-day accelerator program is only a part of what we do at ISA. Granted, it's a big ... Read More