Design West Open House

Thursday, June 29th, 5 - 6:30 PM.  Iowa State College of Design and Iowa State Extension will host an open house just south of historic 4th Street in time for The Big Parade.  Have some refreshments, view an exhibit from the College of Design, find out about the Iowa State University Studio Design course to be offered at Design West this Fall, and information about Extension's 100th anniversary.  Doors open at 5 pm and will close in time for people to attend the post-parade activities. 

ISU & WITCC Partnership in Sioux City

ISU and Western Iowa partnershipIowa State University and Western Iowa Tech have joined together in a partnership that allows students to complete their first year of courses for the College of Design without leaving Siouxland, starting this Fall.  Students can sign up for Design courses at Western Iowa Tech and take 1 course face-to-face at Design West in downtown Sioux City during the Fall and Spring to complete their first year requirements at ISU.  Students can also take just the ISU class this Fall.  For more information, contact Susan Grau at: or 712-274-8733 ext 1675.

Master of Business Analytics

The Master of Business Analytics is an interdisciplinary graduate program for employed professionals that addresses the challenges of dealing with data analytics and business intelligence in the “Big Data” environment. It was developed to meet the needs of today’s businesses and organizations facing intense global competition and constant technological disruptions.

The Master of Business Analytics at Iowa State University is a unique, blended program that draws from several of Iowa State’s leading educational fields in science and technology including Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Statistics, and Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering. This interdisciplinary program offers businesses the opportunity to develop managers who will master analytics in ways that lead to increased performance and profits for their company.

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