2016 Flood Information Update

Kirkwood employees and students volunteered to help with the flood prevention efforts UPDATE: 9/27/16 at 4:00 p.m. In response to the suspended city bus service, Kirkwood is now offering free bus transportation to and from campus for students and staff. FREE KIRKWOOD BUSING Wednesday, September 28 – Friday, September 30 Pick-up Locations & Times 7 a.m. […]

Becicka Appointed to State Workforce Challenges Council

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (September 19, 2016)-Kirkwood Community College Vice President of Continuing Education and Outreach Services Kim Becicka has been appointed to Iowa’s new Sector Partnership Leadership Council. Kirkwood is at the forefront convening sector partnerships designed to overcome workforce challenges. The college currently convenes six sector partnerships engaging more than 90 businesses in Iowa’s […]

Kirkwood Enrollment Remains Strong for Fall 2016

Kirkwood students attend a Welcome Week event on main campus in Cedar Rapids College sees increases in out-of-state and concurrent enrollment students CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (September 12, 2016)- Kirkwood Community College continued to realize healthy enrollment overall and growth in specific target areas for the fall of 2016. Overall enrollment in college credit programs for […]

Culinary Arts Program Ranked No. 16 in Nation

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (September 12, 2016)-Kirkwood Community College’s Culinary Arts program ranks as the 16th best culinary school in the country according to Best Choice Schools. The top-20 ranking was part of their list of the 50 best culinary schools in the U.S for 2016. Best Choice Schools, which focuses on giving prospective students relevant […]


The Eagle5 for the Month of September 2016

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

Recent News

Benton County Center Closed Until Further Notice

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (September 23, 2016)-Due to flooding concerns, the Kirkwood Benton County Center in Vinton, Iowa will be closed until further notice. Future updates will be posted on the Kirkwood Report. If you have any further questions, please contact the Kirkwood’s main campus at (319)398-5541.

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Abilities in Action Conference & Expo Set for October 12

Expo showcases the latest in adaptive devices and services CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (September 21, 2016)-The Abilities in Action Conference & Expo will take place Wednesday, October 12, at Kirkwood Training and Outreach Services, 3375 Armar Drive in Marion. The conference is for health professionals working in the disability field. Kirkwood has held the Abilities in […]

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CITA-Kirkwood Training Evolves in 30 years

Fire school celebrates milestone CEDAR RAPIDS (September 13, 2016)-Kirkwood Community College in partnership with the Central Iowa Training Association (CITA) celebrates 30 years training firefighters and rescue service personnel from across the Midwest during CITA-Kirkwood Fire School, September 24 – 25. The school is one of the largest in the state, offering two days of […]

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September Student of the Month: Vincent Mahieddine

What is your background?: My real name is Elhadj Mahieddine, but I go by Vincent. I was born and raised in Oran, a large city in Algeria, and I went to Colonel Lotfi High School. I have two siblings, an older sister and an older brother, both graduates of Kirkwood and soon to be graduates […]

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Continuing Education & Training Services Recognized

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (August 29, 2016) – Kirkwood Community College’s program for personal and professional development (Continuing Education) was recognized by the Learning Resources Network, Inc. (LERN) for best practices in lifelong learning. LERN is considered the foremost association for continuing education and lifelong learning. It serves more than 2,000 North American continuing education programs. […]

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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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