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The Eagle5 for the Month of November 2017

A look at the top five news stories for Kirkwood Community College for November 2017.

Kirkwood-Trained Chefs Part of Major Big Apple Event

Skills Showcased in Area Restaurants CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (November 6, 2017)—Five former and current Kirkwood Community College Culinary Arts students were invited to prepare dinner at the esteemed James Beard House in New York, further validating the program’s top-20 ranking as one of the Best Culinary Schools in the U.S. The selected chefs work for […]

Programs for Unemployed, Underemployed Making Strides

A Kirkwood Welding student CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (October 25, 2017)—Students of Kirkwood Community College’s programs for the unemployed and underemployed have gainful employment per data collected by the college. Graduates are filling high demand jobs, and in turn are positively affecting the regional economy. Programs were established in partnership with United Way and other community […]

Corridor Community Approves Kirkwood Bond Issue

A rendering of Iowa Hall where the new student center will be located $60 million measure passes with super majority following September 12 vote CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (September 15, 2017)-On September 12, 69 percent of voters in Kirkwood Community College’s service area approved a 25-cent per $1,000 valuation bond issue which will generate $60 million to […]

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November Student of the Month: Carly Miller

What is your background?: I am from Nora Springs, a small town in northern Iowa. I grew up on a farm with my sister Kendra and my parents and Criss and Michelle Miller. I graduated from Central Springs High School in Manly, Iowa. What brought you to Kirkwood and why?: I chose Kirkwood because it […]

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Kirkwood, Manufacturing Sector Tout Teen Career Awareness

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (October 13, 2017)—Kirkwood’s Workplace Learning Connection (WLC) has partnered with area high schools to facilitate tours of manufacturers, Oct. 16 – 20, during the 5th annual Advancing the Future event. The public event, coordinated by area manufacturers, is designed to showcase manufacturing advancement and educate participants about the industry’s high-demand occupations. WLC […]

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The Eagle5 for the Month of October 2017

A look at the top five news stories for Kirkwood Community College for October 2017.

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October Student of the Month: Zach Sherwood

What is your background?: I was born and raised in Benton County in a small development about four minutes away from the town of Norway. I grew up with my mom and dad, Chad and Kris Sherwood, and my younger brother Keaton. I went to Benton Community High School and graduated in 2014. What brought […]

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Abilities in Action Conference and Expo Set for Oct. 11

Conference Focuses on Caring for Individuals with Disabilities CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (October 4, 2017)-Kirkwood Community College will host a one-day, professional conference for human service and healthcare providers who support individuals with disabilities on Wednesday, October 11. The 14th annual Abilities in Action Conference & Expo will take place in a new location – Kirkwood’s […]

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The Eagle5 for the Month of September 2017

A look at the top five news stories for Kirkwood Community College for September 2017.

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