Kirkwood Collaboration Offers Insight to Manufacturing

Students Gain Valuable Knowledge in Manufacturing Programs at Kirkwood Manufacturing Tours Highlight Employment Opportunities in the Corridor Cedar Rapids, Iowa (October 15, 2014)—Kirkwood Community College in collaboration with the Advanced Manufacturing Sector Board present the Advancing the Future tour of area manufacturing facilities throughout the corridor, October 20 – 23. Manufacturers will open their doors […]


The Eagle5 for the Month of October 2014

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

Kirkwood Volleyball Ranked No. 1 in Nation

Kirkwood’s Becca Bell spikes the ball versus Clinton Eagles defeat No. 8 DMACC tonight in Johnson Hall The Kirkwood volleyball team (23-2, 6-0) is ranked number one in the nation in the latest National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) poll. The team moved into the top spot after being ranked in the top 10 over the […]

Kirkwood Awarded Nearly $1 Million Dollar Federal Grant

Funds part of $15 million grant applied for by consortium of community colleges Cedar Rapids, Iowa (October 8, 2014)-Kirkwood Community College will receive nearly $1 million in federal grant money as part of a larger $15 million grant awarded to all 15 of Iowa’s community colleges. The funds will be used to by Kirkwood to […]

Washington County Regional Center Dedication Oct. 9

Event celebrates new 40,000 square-foot, $9 million facility serving region Washington, Iowa (October 2, 2014)–Kirkwood Community College will hold a grand opening and open house to mark the completion of the new Washington County Regional Center on Thursday, October 9, from 3-6 p.m. Washington county leaders, college officials and members of the community are expected […]

Kirkwood Recognized as One of World’s Best

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (September 16, 2014)—Kirkwood Community College, in partnership with Northern Virginia Community College, is a host institution for Brazilian study abroad students in the United States, sponsored by CAPES (Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior) and CNPq (Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico). Administered by the Institute of International Education […]

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October Student of the Month: Pasoari Widiastuti

Tell us about your background: If was ever a girl who wanted to travel the world, it would be me. I am an international student from Indonesia. Two years ago, I was an exchange student at Washington High School. Before coming here, I was passionately curious about my future. As a kid from a developing country, […]

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Unique Makers of our Evolutionary History

Connections forum highlights research on the natural history of human infectious disease Pathogens and parasites have evolved in intimate relationships with their human hosts, and have often played central roles in human population history. Notably, human pathogens evolve with surprising rapidity, quickly exploiting novel niche introduced by shifts in human behavior or ecology. Andrew Kitchen, […]

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Abilities in Action Conference Held at Kirkwood

Expo Offers Adaptive Devices and Services Cedar Rapids, Iowa (September 17, 2014)— The Abilities in Action Conference and Expo will take place at Kirkwood Training and Outreach Services in Marion on Wednesday, October 1, 2014. This continuing education opportunity will offer caregivers and health professionals in the disabilities field, strategies for effective communication, impacting families, […]

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Iowa Equestrian Center to Host Annual Youth Show

A participant looks proudly at her ribbon Saddle Up Youth Days set for September 26-28 Young riders will have the opportunity to show their horses in a first-class, nationally known facility this weekend at the Second Annual Saddle Up Youth Horse Show. The beginner-friendly event, happening September 26-28 at The Iowa Equestrian Center at Kirkwood […]

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Kirkwood Hosts 28th Annual Fire School

Funding Cuts Change Scope of Training Cedar Rapids, Iowa (September 22, 2014)—Kirkwood Community College will host the 28th Annual Fire School, September 27 – 28, in collaboration with the Central Iowa Training Association (CITA). This year new training will be offered for small crew response teams. Across the country firefighting jobs are being cut for […]

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The Eagle5 for the Month of September 2014

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

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