Student Receives Prestigious Technology Award

Kirkwood student Michael Sammons (third from left) with League President and CEO, Dr. Rufus Glasper (left), and two other award recipients CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (November 29, 2016)-Kirkwood Community College Energy Production and Distribution student Michael Sammons has been awarded a 2016 Terry O’Banion Student Technology Award from the League for Innovation in the Community College. […]

Kirkwood Students Awarded Scholarships from Grainger

From left to right: Joshua Bowman, Greg Sindt and Sean Bohannon Tools for Tomorrow scholarships support skilled trades and public safety CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (November 21, 2016)-Kirkwood Industrial Technologies students Sean Bohannon and Joshua Bowman were each awarded a $2,000 Grainger Tools for Tomorrow scholarship by Grainger, a local distributor of facilities maintenance supplies. Grainger partners with […]

Kirkwood Awarded Nearly $800,000 for STEM Education

Kirkwood chemistry students Funds from National Science Foundation to be used to support STEM programs CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (November 14, 2016)-Kirkwood Community College has been awarded funds from five programs at the National Science Foundation (NSF) totaling $781,470. The money will be used to support programs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. All […]


The Eagle5 for the Month of November 2016

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

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November Student of the Month: Halona Poor

What is your background?: I was born in upstate New York. After my parents separated I was raised by my mother in Mount Pleasant, Iowa with with my younger sister, Ae-In. I graduated from Mount Pleasant Community High School in 2013 and then spent a year abroad with a leadership program called Generation Peace Academy. […]

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Kirkwood to Celebrate International Week Nov. 14-18

A display from the 2015 International Showcase CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (November 9, 2016)-Kirkwood Community College will be celebrating International Week from Nov. 14-18 on Kirkwood’s campuses in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City. Various events are scheduled during the annual weeklong celebration to promote the importance of international education. According to Dawn Wood, director of International […]

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“The 1940’s Radio Hour” Opens Theatre Season

Kirkwood’s first-ever radio theatre production Kirkwood kicks off its performing arts series for the 2016-2017 school year with a radio theatre production called “The 1940’s Radio Hour”, a musical written by Walton Jones. The musical is set for four performances, Nov. 3-6, Ballantyne Auditorium. Show times Thursday, Friday and Saturday are at 7:30 p.m. and a […]

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Kirkwood Women’s Basketball Starts Season Ranked Seventh

Eagles begin quest for another championship under Muhl  CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (November 3, 2016)-The seventh-ranked Kirkwood women’s basketball team opens the 2016-2017 season on the road this Friday at the State Fair Community College Tournament in Sedalia, Mo. The Eagles will take on the Rend Lake College Warriors beginning at 1 p.m. Kirkwood Head Coach […]

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No. 1 Ranked Eagles Set to Begin Defense of National Title

Kirkwood reloads with talented freshman class to go with experienced sophomores CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (November 3, 2016)-The defending national champion Kirkwood men’s basketball team will begin the 2016-2017 campaign on the road Friday at the Indian Hills Classic in Ottumwa, Iowa. The Eagles will face the Carl Sandburg College Chargers beginning at 4:30 p.m. Kirkwood […]

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Eagles Finish Seventh at National Tournament

Kirkwood’s Madsy Richards Update 11/20/16: Eagles finish seventh at NJCAA National Tournament The Kirkwood volleyball team finished seventh in the nation following the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II National Volleyball Tournament. The Eagles secured the seventh place finish by sweeping Coffeyville Community College in three sets (25-12,25-19,27-25). For more coverage on the game, […]

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