Kirkwood Volleyball Opens Season with Victory

The Eagles volleyball team is ready to defend their Region XI-B title No. 8 Eagles recover from first set loss to win in four sets CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (August 26, 2016)-The Kirkwood Eagles volleyball team started the season off on the right foot with a win against the Grand View University Junior Varsity team on Thursday night […]

Training Improves Employee Engagement According to Study

Kirkwood offers courses for management and staff CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (August 23, 2016)-Kirkwood Community College will kick off the Business Partners Training Consortium on Thursday, September 15. Focused on improving management and staff skills, training development correlates to research and demand in Iowa’s Creative Corridor. According to Gallup, a research based, performance-management company, bad managers […]

Exchange Students at Kirkwood for State Department Program

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (August 21, 2016)-Exchange participants are arriving at Kirkwood Community College, one of 14 campuses across 11 states, to begin the 2016-2017 Community College Initiative (CCI) Program. The CCI Program is a program of the U.S. State Department that provides participants with quality educational study at U.S. community colleges and is designed to […]

SBDC on Track to Surpass Previous Mark

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (August 12, 2016)-The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) managed by Kirkwood Community College is on track to outperform last year’s record-setting performance in their mission to help small businesses. As of the beginning of August, the SBDC has helped area businesses make $1.9 million in capital investments, achieve $4.4 million in sales […]


The Eagle5 for the Month of August 2016

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

Kirkwood Training Alleviates Workforce Shortage

Leadership in Manufacturing program designed to meet workforce demands CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (August 2, 2016)-Kirkwood Community College has responded to manufacturing workforce shortages by developing Leadership in Manufacturing training. The tiered program will kick off its second year in late September. According to Iowa Economic Development Authority, advanced manufacturing employs more than 215,000 Iowans and […]

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The Kirkwood Foundation’s Fall 2016 Issue of Currents

The fall 2016 issue of Currents is out. Click here to read it.

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August Student of the Month: Daniel Schwager

Daniel is in the middle of the front row in his family picture What is your background?: I am from a small town Eastern Iowa, Bellevue. My high school graduating class was 27. I have two brothers and one sister. What brought you to Kirkwood and why?: My brother graduated from Kirkwood and is currently […]

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Kirkwood Community College at the 2016 Iowa State Fair

Kirkwood Community College will once again be at the Iowa State Fair. College representatives will be set up at a booth in the Varied Industries Building across from the grandstand. The booth is going to be located in spaces 343-345 and 436-438. Visitors stopping by will be able to ask questions, discover all the exciting […]

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The Eagle5 for the Month of July 2016

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

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July Student of the Month: Seth Deutmeyer

What is your background?: I am originally from Stone City, Iowa and moved to Marion , Iowa when I was 12 and graduated from Linn Mar high school. I have one sister, Olivia, my mother Jennifer and father Mike. What brought you to Kirkwood and why?: I came to Kirkwood because I knew, especially right […]

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Kirkwood to Host Summer Campus Visits

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (July 12, 2016)-Kirkwood Community College has set its Campus Visit Days schedule for the 2016-17 season. Kicking-off the year will be two summer visit days on Friday, July 22, and Friday, August 5. Kirkwood campus visit days are a great way for prospective students and parents to experience every aspect of Kirkwood […]

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