Kirkwood to Hold Fundraiser for Coach Jacobson

Event to coincide with basketball games on Wednesday CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (January 15, 2018)-Kirkwood Community College will hold a brain cancer awareness event and fundraiser for Men’s Basketball Assistant Coach Ben Jacobson this Wednesday, January 17. The event will coincide with the men’s and women’s basketball doubleheader versus North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) beginning […]

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The Eagle5 for the Month of January 2018

A look at the top five news stories for Kirkwood Community College for January 2018.

Bohr Named General Manager of The Hotel at Kirkwood Center

25-year veteran of Starwood Hotels and Resorts set to lead The Hotel into the future CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (January 11, 2018)–Jackie Bohr has been named General Manager of The Hotel at Kirkwood Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. A Protivin, Iowa native, Bohr has excelled in the hospitality industry for more than 25 years. She will now oversee […]

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The Eagle5 for December 2017: Special Edition

A special edition Eagle5 with a look at the top news story at Kirkwood Community College for December 2017.

Kirkwood Names Sundberg as Next President

Dr. Lori Sundberg Announcement follows extensive nationwide search for fifth leader in college’s history CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (December 14, 2017)-Kirkwood Community College introduced Dr. Lori Sundberg as its next president in an announcement ceremony on the college’s main campus Thursday afternoon. She will be the fifth president in Kirkwood’s history. Sundberg has served in her […]

Corridor Community Approves Kirkwood Bond Issue

A rendering of Iowa Hall where the new student center will be located $60 million measure passes with super majority following September 12 vote CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (September 15, 2017)-On September 12, 69 percent of voters in Kirkwood Community College’s service area approved a 25-cent per $1,000 valuation bond issue which will generate $60 million to […]

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The 2017 Kirkwood Foundation Annual Report

The 2017 Kirkwood Foundation Annual Report has been released. To read it, click here.

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December Student of the Month: Erin Monahan

What is your background?: I am from East Dubuque, Illinois and I went to East Dubuque High School. My dad is from East Dubuque and my mother is from Salem, Arkansas. I have one brother, two step-sisters, and a stepmom. What brought you to Kirkwood and why?: My stepmom is from Cedar Rapids and she […]

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The Eagle5 for the Month of November 2017

A look at the top five news stories for Kirkwood Community College for November 2017.

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Kirkwood-Trained Chefs Part of Major Big Apple Event

Skills Showcased in Area Restaurants CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (November 6, 2017)—Five former and current Kirkwood Community College Culinary Arts students were invited to prepare dinner at the esteemed James Beard House in New York, further validating the program’s top-20 ranking as one of the Best Culinary Schools in the U.S. The selected chefs work for […]

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November Student of the Month: Carly Miller

What is your background?: I am from Nora Springs, a small town in northern Iowa. I grew up on a farm with my sister Kendra and my parents and Criss and Michelle Miller. I graduated from Central Springs High School in Manly, Iowa. What brought you to Kirkwood and why?: I chose Kirkwood because it […]

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Programs for Unemployed, Underemployed Making Strides

A Kirkwood Welding student CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (October 25, 2017)—Students of Kirkwood Community College’s programs for the unemployed and underemployed have gainful employment per data collected by the college. Graduates are filling high demand jobs, and in turn are positively affecting the regional economy. Programs were established in partnership with United Way and other community […]

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