Kirkwood Create Speaker Series Focuses on Workplace Culture

Aaron Davis Cedar Rapids, Iowa (March 19, 2015)-The Kirkwood Continuing Education Create Speaker Series kicks off Friday, March 27, with former University of Nebraska football star and motivational speaker, Aaron Davis. Davis’ presentation will prepare professionals how to remain mentally tough in a competitive environment. The theme of this year’s Create Speaker Series is Building […]


The Eagle5 for the Month of March 2015

A look at the top five news stories for Kirkwood Community College for March 2015.

Kirkwood Students Chosen for All-Iowa Academic Team

Iowa’s top community college students were honored at a March 4 ceremony in Des Moines. Five students from Kirkwood Community College were named to the All-Iowa Academic Team. Honored for exceptional scholarship were: Andrea Coats, is studying elementary education and currently serves as the vice president of the Alpha Eta Rho chapter of Phi Theta […]

Kirkwood Announces Unique Scholarship for Students

Golden Opportunity Scholarship Celebrates College’s 50th Anniversary Cedar Rapids, Iowa (February 3, 2015)-Kirkwood Community College is announcing the Golden Opportunity Scholarship for recent high school graduates in the college’s seven county service area. The scholarship removes the first barrier to paying for college by “filling the gap” between financial aid grants and the cost of […]

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March Student of the Month: Chasney Jenkins

What is your background? Hometown? High school? Family members?: I was born in Silvis Illinois and have lived in Illinois my whole life. I graduated from Alleman Catholic High School. While there I played four years of tennis and four years of varsity softball. I have four siblings so as you can see my parents […]

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Advanced Manufacturing Job Fair March 12

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (March 10, 2015)-Kirkwood Community College will be holding an Advanced Manufacturing Job Fair on Thursday, March 12, from 5-7 p.m. The fair will be at the Kirkwood Continuing Education Training Center located at 101 50th Avenue SW in Cedar Rapids. Attendees will network with area employers in the advanced manufacturing industry. In […]

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Women’s Basketball Team Wins Regional Championship

Kirkwood’s Taylor Silva UPDATE: 3/9/15: The Kirkwood women’s basketball team was crowned champion after defeating rival North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) on Saturday 78-67. The Eagles have earned a berth in the national tournament as the number four seed. To see the tournament bracket, click here. The national tournament will be held in Overland Park, Kan. […]

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Transportation and Logistics Career Information and Job Fair

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (February 25, 2015)-Kirkwood Continuing Education and Training Services will be holding a Transportation and Logistics Career Information and Job Fair on Tuesday, March 3. The career information event will take place from 1 to 4:30 p.m. at the Kirkwood Continuing Education Training Center located at 101 50th Avenue SW in Cedar Rapids. […]

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The Winery at Kirkwood to Host Flight of the Corks Event

Sparkling Winemakers of Iowa Attempt Record Cork Shoot Cedar Rapids, Iowa (February 25, 2015)-A first of its kind Iowa “cork flight” record attempt is slated for Friday, February 27, at 7 p.m. on the main campus of Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids. Sparkling winemakers of Iowa have accepted the challenge for the first “Flight […]

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Kirkwood Holds Manufacturing Job Fair in Washington County

Cedar Rapids (February 18, 2015)—On February 24 from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. local manufacturers will be recruiting employees at Kirkwood’s Washington County Regional Center located at 2192 Lexington Boulevard. Admission to the job fair is free. According to Senior Director of Corporate Training, Amy Lasack, “In working closely with area manufacturing sector boards we […]

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