Kirkwood Advances at National Tournament

HARRISON, Ark. (March 21, 2017)-The Kirkwood women’s basketball team won their matchup against Dakota College (N.D.) 78-43 in the first round of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II Women’s Basketball National Tournament. The Eagles (34-0) now move on to face Cincinnati State (27-6) in the second round on Thursday at 6 p.m. For more […]

Kim Muhl Named 2017 National Coach of the Year

Kirkwood Head Women’s Basketball Coach Kim Muhl CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (March 15, 2017)-Kirkwood Community College Head Women’s Basketball Coach Kim Muhl is the 2017 United States Marine Corps/WBCA National Junior/Community College Coach of the Year, the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced today. Muhl will be presented with the Pat Summitt Trophy, named for the late […]

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The Eagle5 for the Month of March 2017

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

Conference Addresses Special Needs Emergency Response

Students participate in a 2016 disaster drill at Kirkwood CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (March 7, 2017)-Kirkwood Community College’s annual Code 1 emergency care conference, March 10 – 11, will prepare first responders and other emergency healthcare providers to respond to children with special needs, among other topics. “Caring for pediatric patients in of itself requires specialized […]

Top-ranked Kirkwood Women Claim Region XI Crown

Kirkwood Sophomore Simone Goods UPDATE – March 11, 2017 CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (March 11, 2017)-The Kirkwood women’s basketball team is now 33-0 after a dominating performance in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region XI DII Women’s Basketball Tournament. The Eagles claimed the Region XI Championship after victories against Ellsworth (72-48), Southwestern (79-52) and NIACC […]

Kirkwood Camps Intended to Build Future Talent Pipeline

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (March 1, 2017)—Kirkwood Community College has expanded efforts for growing the talent pipeline in Iowa’s Creative Corridor to include area youth, ages 8 – 15. Enrollment spikes in Kirkwood’s Interactive Camps for Kids (KICK) prompted course expansion in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to prepare for future workforce needs. According to […]

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March Student of the Month: Nathan Huisenga

What is your background?: I was born in Cheverly, Maryland, and then lived in Greenbelt, Maryland until the third grade. After that, I moved to Vermont and lived there until my senior year, which is when I moved to Marion, Iowa. I am the son of Mark and Diane Huisenga, and I also have a twin […]

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Kirkwood Men Advance to Next Round at Regionals

Kirkwood Sophomore Miles Wentzien UPDATE – March 8, 2017 The Kirkwood men’s basketball team advanced on to the next round of the Region XI tournament following a 78-71 victory over North Iowa Area Community College. Their next test comes on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. when they host Iowa Lakes in the semifinals. ———- CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa […]

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Core Ensemble to Perform at Annual Humanities Lecture

Chamber music theatre piece celebrates African American women CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (March 6, 2017)-On Thursday, March 9, at 11:15 a.m. the Core Ensemble will perform the chamber music theatre work Ain’t I a Woman! in Ballantyne Auditorium at Kirkwood Community College. Chamber Music Theatre is a unique performance format developed by the Core Ensemble featuring […]

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Lecture to Focus on Local Air Quality

Free program will feature results from local environmental research CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (March 3, 2017)-Kirkwood Community College will present its 45th Mel Oliven lecture on March 7 at 11:15 a.m. in Ballantyne Auditorium on Kirkwood’s main campus in Cedar Rapids. Dr. Elizabeth Stone, University of Iowa associate professor and founder of the Stone Research Group […]

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Kirkwood Three-year Workforce Training Goals Exceeded

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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Kirkwood Receives 2016 Tree Campus USA Recognition

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (February 20, 2017)–Kirkwood Community College has been recognized with 2016 Tree Campus USA® recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management. This is the sixth time the college has received the honor. Tree Campus USA is a national program created in 2008 by the Arbor Day […]

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