Kirkwood Celebrates 50 Years in Washington

College invites the community to anniversary celebration Tuesday, Feb. 9 Washington, Iowa (February 3, 2016)-Kirkwood Community College will host a 50th anniversary celebration in part with the Washington Chamber of Commerce event, Alive After 5. The event will take place Tuesday, February 9, at the Washington County Regional Center, 2192 Lexington Boulevard, from 5 to […]


The Eagle5 for the Month of January 2016

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

Kirkwood Receives Gift Worth Estimated $1.1 Million

Donation in honor of Jamie Lynn Harder among largest in Kirkwood history Cedar Rapids, Iowa (Jan. 11, 2016)-Kirkwood Community College has received a gift of 80 acres of farmland from prominent Iowa farmer John Harder. The donation, worth an estimated $1.1 million, is one of the largest single private gifts in the 50-year history of […]

2015 Kirkwood Foundation Annual Report

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Small Business Development Center Exceeds Goals

Collaboration in Iowa’s Creative Corridor promotes entrepreneurship Cedar Rapids, Iowa (December 2, 2015)—The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) managed by Kirkwood Community College has exceeded performance goals established by the state. By working closely with Cedar Rapids and Marion economic development groups, the center has supported entrepreneurial business growth in Iowa’s Creative Corridor. “The synergy […]

Kirkwood Trucking Graduate Honored for Major Milestone

1992 graduate Renae Dohrer reaches 3 million consecutive accident-free miles Cedar Rapids, Iowa (Nov. 23, 2015)-Kirkwood Truck Driving program graduate Renae Dohrer is being recognized by trucking company Covenant Transport for being the company’s first driver to achieve 3 million consecutive accident-free driving miles. Dohrer is the inaugural member of the Chattanooga, Tennessee company’s “120-Club” […]

Recent News

January Student of the Month: Tiffany Meeker

What is your background?: I grew up in north-central Iowa and graduated from Ventura High School in 2006. It was a small school with only 23 students in my graduating class. I have two brothers, a husband who has three siblings, two nephews, two nieces and another niece or nephew on the way. What brought you […]

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Kirkwood a Top School for Military, Veterans

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (Dec. 22, 2015)–Kirkwood Community College has been designated as a Top School by Military Advanced Education & Transition (MAE&T) in its 2016 Guide to Colleges & Universities. The guide, released in late December, focuses on measuring best practices in military and veteran education. The guide presents results of a questionnaire of the […]

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The Eagle5 for the Month of December 2015

A look at the top five news stories for Kirkwood Community College for December 2015.

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December Student of the Month: Bahaa Darkazanly

What is your background?: I grew up in Syria, the oldest of four children. My family plays a big role in my life. They are the reason that I am here in the United States. What brought you to Kirkwood and why?: I was attending the university back home when the crisis began, so my […]

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Volleyball Finishes Seventh at National Tournament

Halle Lueck and Erin Wenzel cap stellar season with All-American honors Cedar Rapids, Iowa (Dec. 4, 2015)-The Kirkwood Eagles volleyball team finished an incredible season by finishing seventh in the nation after an improbable run in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II National Tournament. Twelfth-seeded Kirkwood’s cinderella story at the national tournament […]

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Eagles Volleyball Advance to National Tournament

Team’s quest for a national championship begins versus Owens Community College Cedar Rapids, Iowa (Nov. 18, 2015)-The Kirkwood Community College volleyball team begins play in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II Volleyball National Tournament on Thursday (11/19). The twelfth-seeded Eagles will face the number five seed Owens Community College Express from Perrysburg, Ohio […]

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