Job Ready, Willing and Able Initiative Complete CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (February 21, 2017)-Kirkwood Community College’s effort to expand training for middle-skill jobs exceeded goals with a $150,000 grant awarded by the American Association of Community Colleges (A.A.C.C.). The college was one of 17 community colleges nationwide, selected to participate in the Job Ready, Willing and […]
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A look at the top five news stories for Kirkwood Community College for February 2017.
Mattie Jacobsen, who received one of nearly 1,500 scholarship awards from Kirkwood, speaks to fellow graduates at the 2016 Kirkwood Community College commencement ceremony. Nearly 80 percent of money raised was used for financial aid in fiscal year 2016 CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (February 9, 2017)-Kirkwood Community College is the number two college in the nation […]
What is your background?: I moved to Cedar Rapids with my family when I was in second grade. I went to Jackson elementary, and Franklin middle school before graduating from Kennedy high school. After that I continued my education at Iowa State University and here at Kirkwood. What brought you to Kirkwood and why?: I wanted […]
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (February 8, 2017)-Kirkwood Community College has allocated special funding to expand free training options in Iowa City, supplementing their partnership with IowaWORKS. Workforce funds enable the college to offer free skills courses and design training pathways for in-demand jobs. “Despite Iowa’s low unemployment rate, layoffs are happening throughout eastern Iowa,” said Kirkwood […]
Search for successor to begin in the coming months CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (January 17, 2017)-Kirkwood Community College President Mick Starcevich announced his intention to retire following the 2017-2018 academic year in a speech to faculty and staff on Tuesday. The nationwide search to find his successor is set to begin in the coming months. Starcevich, […]