Kirkwood Continuing Education Showcased at LERN Summit

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (May 24, 2016)-Kirkwood Continuing Education & Training Services (CETS) has been selected to host the LERN Best Practices Summit, June 14 – 17 at the Kirkwood Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The college will provide insight about building the nation’s leading program for lifelong education. The Learning Resources Network (LERN), an association […]

Golf to Begin National Tournament Play

Eagles head to national tournament after convincing regional title win Cedar Rapids, Iowa (May 23, 2016)-The third-ranked Kirkwood golf team is set to begin play in the 2016 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II Men’s Golf Championship on Tuesday at Swan Lake Resort in Plymouth, Indiana. The tournament takes place May 24-27. The […]

Kirkwood Statewide Economic Impact Nearly $1 Billion Annually

Results of commissioned study point to significant influence of college Cedar Rapids, Iowa (May 19, 2016)-Kirkwood Community College President Mick Starcevich announced in a speech given Thursday that the college’s statewide economic impact was nearly $1 billion annually. The number is part of a larger study that focused on Kirkwood’s overall economic impact as it […]

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The Eagle5 for the Month of May 2016

A look at the top five news stories for Kirkwood Community College for May 2016.

Kirkwood to Honor Graduates at 50th Commencement Ceremony

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (May 12, 2016)-Kirkwood Community College will honor nearly 2,000 students at the college’s 50th commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 14. The event will take place at the U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids. The credit degrees, diplomas and certificates conferred will be for study in the current academic year. The number includes […]

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May Student of the Month: Enzo Nagao

What is your background?: I was born in the city of Okaya, Japan to a mother from Iowa and a father from Kyoto. I moved to Cedar Rapids for a brief time as an infant, before moving to Rhode Island and living there for several years. My father, who is a sports writer for a […]

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Baseball Begins Regional Tournament Play

Kirkwood’s Nick Drahozal Third-seeded Eagles look for first championship under Rima Cedar Rapids, Iowa (May 12, 2016)-The Kirkwood baseball team begins postseason play today (5/12) in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II Region XI Baseball Tournament. The third-seeded Eagles (34-18, 20-8) will take on the sixth-seeded Ellsworth Community College (12-44, 8-20) Panthers. […]

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Kirkwood Golf Team Takes Home Regional Title

Eagles head to national tournament after convincing win Cedar Rapids, Iowa (May 9, 2016) The Kirkwood golf team was crowned the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II Region XI Golf Champions over the weekend at the Region XI Championship. The third-ranked Eagles now move on to the national tournament in Plymouth, Indiana on […]

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Kirkwood Claims NJCAA Division II District H Crown

Kirkwood’s Taylor Nearad Eagles advance to national tournament after incredible season Cedar Rapids, Iowa (May 7, 2016)-The Kirkwood softball team won the first two games of a best of three series against Dawson Community College (Mont.) in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II District H Tournament on Friday. The fourth-ranked Eagles now […]

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Kirkwood Softball Wins Regional Championship

Kirkwood’s Allie Mengler waits for the pitch Eagles now move on to the district championship for a chance at nationals Cedar Rapids, Iowa (May 1, 2016)-The Kirkwood softball team won the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II Region XI-A Championship after beating Iowa Lakes 14-3 in five innings. The Eagles now move on […]

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Kirkwood Softball Earns Top Seed in Regional Tournament

Kirkwood’s Taylor Nearad Fourth-ranked Eagles wrap up phenomenal season with 51-4 record Cedar Rapids, Iowa (April 28, 2016)-The Kirkwood softball team earned the number one seed heading into the 2016 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region XI-A Division II Softball Tournament. The team will host the eighth-seeded Ellsworth Community College Panthers on Friday (4/29) […]

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