Kirkwood Community College at the 2015 Iowa State Fair

Kirkwood Community College will once again be at the Iowa State Fair. College representatives will be set up at a booth in the Varied Industries Building across from the grandstand. The booth is going to be located in spaces 343-345 and 436-438. Visitors stopping by will be able to ask questions, discover all the exciting […]


The Eagle5 for the Month of July 2015

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

Kirkwood Awarded Grant to Promote Latino American History

Kirkwood’s Iowa City Campus Cedar Rapids, Iowa (June 29, 2015)-Kirkwood Community College has been awarded a $10,000 grant by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the American Library Association. The funds will be used to support Latino Americans: 500 Years of History, a public exploration of the rich and varied experiences of Latinos. […]

Students Conducting Research at Four-Year Institutions

Aydan Wynos, Adam Page and Shay Hoffman in front of the Old Capitol Building on The University of Iowa’s Campus Cedar Rapids, Iowa (June 23, 2015)–Kirkwood Community College students in the LSAMP (Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation)-IINSPIRE (Iowa Illinois Nebraska STEM Partnership in Research and Education) program are conducting scientific research this summer at […]

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July Student of the Month: Melissa Feldmann

What is your background? Hometown? High school? Family members?: I grew up in Dubuque with my parents and three brothers. I graduated from Dubuque Hempstead High School in 2005. From there I moved to Cedar Falls where I attended UNI and graduated with a BA in Family Services in 2008. It was also at UNI […]

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Training to Prepare Students for Medical Emergencies

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (July 6, 2015)-Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Nursing and Paramedic students will put their skills to the test during medical emergency training sessions on Tuesday, July 14, at the Katz Family Healthcare Simulation Center in Linn Hall on Kirkwood’s main campus. This year’s simulation exercise will be a response to a car accident […]

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Conferences Focus on Water and Wastewater Maintenance

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (June 15, 2015)—Kirkwood Community College’s annual Water and Wastewater Conferences, June 22 – 23 and July 27 – 28, respectively, will focus on maintenance. Industry leaders from across Iowa and surrounding states will converge and discuss options for maintaining a safe water supply. According to Kim Fensterman, program developer, “The summer conferences […]

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The Eagle5 for the Month of June 2015

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

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June Student of the Month: Jane Day

What is your background? Hometown? High school? Family members?: I was born and raised here in Cedar Rapids. My twin sister and I were born three months early at St. Luke’s Hospital. My parents, Tom and Laurel, are long-time Cedar Rapids Community School District employees. In addition, I have three furry sisters, golden retrievers, Wrigley, Maggie, […]

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Kirkwood, Western Illinois Sign Reverse Transfer Agreement

(Front row from left to right): Scott Ermer and Dan Yoder (Back row from left to right): Ken Carroll (Kirkwood), Don McLean (WIU), Rob Porter (WIU), Lloyd Kilmer (WIU), Kristi Mindrup (WIU) Agreement will benefit students in Recreation, Park and Tourism Administration/Natural Resource Management field beginning in Fall 2015 Moline, Ill. (June 3, 2015)—Kirkwood Community […]

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