Education: The path to a better tomorrow

Commander of the Faithful: The Life and Times of Emir Abdelkader by John Kiser and participate in the student essay contest.   Fast-forward to today, I have been involved in AEP for almost 3 years and have watched so many new projects and ideas sprout out of the...

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...

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 10:00-11:00 a.m. “Meet the Authors” Elsa...

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...

Kiser, Garms Speak at University of Iowa

Professor James Giblin, Co-Director of the African Studies Program, invited John Kiser and Kathy Garms to speak in October to professors and students on “Why is Abd el- Kader Relevant Today?” as part of the “Images of Islam” series at the university. The event took...