News & Stories

While our work may be focused on the classroom, we reach outside of school walls every day with the impact we have on our students and volunteers. Read about how we’re making headlines while making a difference. 

JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF THE HEARTLAND NAMES DOUGAL NELSON AS PRESIDENT AND CEO

Posted on April 19, 2018

Junior Achievement of the Heartland announced today that Dougal Nelson has been named President

Only Half of Teens Say Gaining Financial Independence from Parents is a Goal for the Future

Posted on April 4, 2018

Financial Literacy Month Survey by Junior Achievement and AIG Delves into Teens’ Concerns about

Junior Achievement’s Scott Ellerbach on Mediacom

Posted on March 19, 2018

JA's Scott Ellerbach joins Mediacom to discuss volunteer opportunities

DEERE & COMPANY HONORED BY JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT WITH A U.S. PRESIDENT’S VOLUNTEER SERVICE AWARD

Posted on March 9, 2018

Volunteers provided students with critical mentoring and positive role models

SSAB Iowa Hosts Bowl-A-Thon for Junior Achievement of the Heartland

Posted on March 6, 2018

Local steelmaker's event raises more than $22,000 for local student programs

Eat a Sub: Help Junior Achievement of the Heartland

Posted on March 1, 2018

Jersey Mike's Hosts Special Kick-Off Event to Announce Month of Giving Campaign

Junior Achievement of the Heartland celebrated Grand Opening of Health & Wellness Center

Posted on January 9, 2018

JA celebrated Grand Opening of Health & Wellness Center

78 Percent of Parents Plan to Buy Back-To-School Supplies at Brick-and-Mortar Stores

Posted on August 9, 2017

78% of Parents Plan to Buy Back-To-School Supplies at Brick-and-Mortar Stores

Swing for Junior Achievement to help kids own their economic success.

Posted on July 13, 2017

Junior Achievement Golf Classic - Tri-State Area Monday, September 11, 2017

New Research Reveals the Differences Between Boys’ and Girls’ Career & College Plans

Posted on June 12, 2017

New Research Reveals the Difference Between Boys' and Girls' Career & College Plans

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