Kirkwood Summer Hours of Operation Changing

Summer Hours Take Effect May 15 Kirkwood will be observing summer hours from May 15 through July 28, 2017. During this time, business operating hours will be: Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Summer hours will be observed by all departments at every Kirkwood location with the […]

Spring Fling Concert to Feature Jazz Transit

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (April 19, 2017)-Kirkwood Community College’s student jazz vocalists will take the stage this spring for a concert on April 21. Jazz Transit will present music from many well-known jazz composers in Ballantyne Auditorium starting at 7:30 p.m. Under the direction of Dr. Fred Kiser, Jazz Transit will perform works from Sharon Broadley, […]

Kirkwood Secondary Program Promotes Corridor Job Retention

Food science and biotechnology industries focus of recent event CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (April 19, 2017)-Kirkwood’s Workplace Learning Connection (WLC) recently gave 110 high school students the opportunity to tour and learn about food science and biotechnology occupations available in Iowa’s Creative Corridor. WLC promotes retention in Iowa by exposing area middle and high school students […]

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The Eagle5 for the Month of April 2017

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

Kirkwood Women Crowned National Champions

HARRISON, Ark. (March 26, 2017)-The Kirkwood women’s basketball team defeated Johnson County Community College 61-46 in the championship game of the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II Women’s Basketball Tournament. This is the seventh national title for the Kirkwood women’s basketball program. The 2017 championship run capped off an undefeated season where the Eagles […]

Kirkwood Camps Intended to Build Future Talent Pipeline

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (March 1, 2017)—Kirkwood Community College has expanded efforts for growing the talent pipeline in Iowa’s Creative Corridor to include area youth, ages 8 – 15. Enrollment spikes in Kirkwood’s Interactive Camps for Kids (KICK) prompted course expansion in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to prepare for future workforce needs. According to […]

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The Kirkwood Foundation’s Spring 2017 Issue of Currents

The Spring 2017 issue of Currents is out. Click here to read it.

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April Student of the Month: Kiaya Walters

What is your background?: My name is Kiaya Walters and I am a senior at Williamsburg High School. I have lived in Williamsburg my whole life and have one younger sister. My father is a deputy sheriff for Iowa County and my mother is a teacher in North English. What brought you to Kirkwood and […]

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Kirkwood Advances at National Tournament

HARRISON, Ark. (March 21, 2017)-The Kirkwood women’s basketball team won their matchup against Dakota College (N.D.) 78-43 in the first round of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II Women’s Basketball National Tournament. The Eagles (34-0) now move on to face Cincinnati State (27-6) in the second round on Thursday at 6 p.m. For more […]

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Kim Muhl Named 2017 National Coach of the Year

Kirkwood Head Women’s Basketball Coach Kim Muhl CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (March 15, 2017)-Kirkwood Community College Head Women’s Basketball Coach Kim Muhl is the 2017 United States Marine Corps/WBCA National Junior/Community College Coach of the Year, the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced today. Muhl will be presented with the Pat Summitt Trophy, named for the late […]

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The Eagle5 for the Month of March 2017

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

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March Student of the Month: Nathan Huisenga

What is your background?: I was born in Cheverly, Maryland, and then lived in Greenbelt, Maryland until the third grade. After that, I moved to Vermont and lived there until my senior year, which is when I moved to Marion, Iowa. I am the son of Mark and Diane Huisenga, and I also have a twin […]

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