Tips for Researching and Writing Your Essay

Notes make everything easier! As you read about Emir Abdelkader — I focused on Commander of the Faithful by John Kiser — it helps a lot to take notes as soon as you find something that you think you’ll want to include in your essay. My preferred method was...

May 2011 News Bulletin

Abd el-Kader Education Project Forum “Transcending Boundaries…Pursuing Knowledge and Virtue” A celebration to honor an extraordinary world hero and students who have been touched by his life story Saturday ~ May 14, 2011 ~ Elkader, Iowa Elkader Public Library...

Iowa Forum Honors Arab Freedom Fighter

Everyone is welcome to join Elkader citizens celebrate their town’s namesake and the educational work being done in his name on Saturday, May 14, at the Abd el-Kader Education Project Forum in Elkader, IA. Spokesperson Kathy Garms said, “We’re so...

Kiser Discusses Essay Contest at Merrimack College

John Kiser will meet with faculty at Merrimack College in North Andover, MA who are interested in what’s happening in Iowa with the Essay Contest. Working through their Center for Jewish, Christian and Muslim relations, Kiser will explore with them championing a...

PeaceXPeace.org Coveres AEP

A new PeaceXPeace.org article explains how the Abd el-Kader Education Project based in Elkader, Iowa has evolved. Editor Mary Liepold encouraged Kathy Garms to write about her experience with the project. Read it here.]]>