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The Eagle5 for the Month of February 2018

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

Kirkwood Keynote Presents the HERO Effect, Making a Difference Every Day

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (February 14, 2018)—Kirkwood Community College will hold the seventh annual East Central Iowa Safety and Health Conference on Thursday, Feb. 22, at The Kirkwood Center in Cedar Rapids. Keynote speaker and acclaimed author of “The Hero Effect,” Kevin Brown, will equate business success to workers’ ability to be their best selves. The […]

Area Demand Spurs Kirkwood CNC Machining Training

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa-Kirkwood Community College is partnering with IowaWORKS to offer a 16-week training program for computer numerically controlled (CNC) machining to offset the worker shortages of area manufacturers. Upon completion, the hands-on program includes potential interviews for jobs paying between $15 – $24 per hour. According to Elevate Iowa, by 2020 demand for CNC […]

Kirkwood, Corridor Development to Commence Workforce Study

Project to capture data on future Corridor workforce needs CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (January 29, 2018)-During the first week of February, targeted employers throughout the Cedar Rapids/Iowa City region will be receiving an electronic invitation to participate in the Skills 2019 Talent Forecast, a new survey that seeks to capture data on the future employment needs […]

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 […]

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 […]

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February Student of the Month: Austen Carnahan

What is your background?: My name is Austen Carnahan and I am from a small town called Oxford, Iowa. I went to Clear Creek Amana High School and graduated 2016. In addition to my parents, I have three sisters and one brother. What brought you to Kirkwood and why?: I came here to get my […]

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January Student of the Month: Mason Jacobs

What is your background?: I was born and raised in Cedar Rapids. I went to Kennedy High School and graduated in the Class of 2016. My mom’s name is Kelly and my dad’s name is Victor, and I have two siblings: one younger brother, Nolan, and one older sister, April. What brought you to Kirkwood […]

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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.

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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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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.

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