Washington County Regional Center Opens August 25

Kirkwood Community College’s newest regional center will open its on Aug. 25 when fall classes begin. The Kirkwood Washington County Regional Center, 2192 Lexington Boulevard, Washington, has been under construction since May of 2013. The nearly 40,000 square-foot building houses traditional college credit classes, concurrent credit academy classes for students still in high school, High […]


The Eagle5 for the Month of August 2014

A look at the top five news stories for Kirkwood Community College for August 2014.

Kirkwood Offers Business Partners Training Consortium

Programs to begin in September Cedar Rapids, Iowa (July 25, 2014) — Kirkwood Training and Outreach Services (KTOS) will offer a series of business programs led by professionals in the areas of capital improvement, communications, human resource management and strategic planning. Sessions will be held at KTOS, located at 3375 Armar Dr., Marion, or the […]

The Hotel Partners to Help Save Lives

The Hotel at Kirkwood Center announced it will partner with Clean the World, a non-profit organization that recycles hotel amenities and distributes them to those in need. “It is incredible to think that the simple act of recycling soap can actually save someone’s life,” said Lee Belfield, general manager of The Hotel. “No only can […]

The Winery at Kirkwood Wins International and Local Awards

Kirkwood’s Winemaker and Vineyard Operations Manager, Lucas McIntire, with the college’s wines The Winery at Kirkwood’s sparkling wine, La Madeliina, recently won a Silver Award in the Sparkling Category at the Tasters Guild 27th Annual International Wine Judging event. Two thousand wines from eight countries and 37 states competed in this event. Lucas McIntire, The […]

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Two Kirkwood Eagles Shine in International Play

Shyanne Saladino Shyanne Saladino and Sam Belz lead NJCAA All-star pitching staff  Recently graduated Kirkwood softball stars Shyanne Saladino and Sam Belz took on the best players in the world as part of the NJCAA All-star team in the Canadian Open Fastpitch International Championship in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada on July 15-21. Both pitchers proved […]

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Kirkwood to Rededicate Original Building on August 14

Linn Hall ribbon cutting follows $24.5 million dollar renovation Cedar Rapids, Iowa (August 11, 2014)–Kirkwood Community College will hold a ribbon cutting to celebrate the completion of a $24.5 million dollar renovation of Linn Hall, the college’s original building on campus, on Thursday, August 14, beginning at 5:15 p.m. Community leaders, dignitaries and alums are […]

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Rare Peruvian Horses to Compete at Equestrian Center

The Iowa Equestrian Center In a celebration of culture, history and equine beauty, rare Peruvian horses from across the country will compete at the 15th annual Fiesta del Norte Peruvian horse show August 16-17 at the Iowa Equestrian Center. The show is free and open to the public. Also known as Peruvian pasos, the modern […]

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August Student of the Month: Jackie Duden

Jackie Duden Tell us about your time growing up, your family and high school, please: Growing up, I spent a lot of time with my family. My two younger siblings and I would spend hours together outside playing imaginary games or doing the random things kids do, like walking to the park or playing in the […]

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