Starcevich Plans Kirkwood Retirement in June 2018

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, […]


The Eagle5 for the Month of January 2017

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

Kirkwood to Meet Project Management Training Demand

Program addresses requirements in bill sponsored by U.S. Senator Joni Ernst CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (December 19, 2016)-Kirkwood Community College is ready to meet the demand for project management training expected after the passage of the Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act, which was signed into law by President Obama on December 14. The bipartisan bill, […]

The 2016 Kirkwood Foundation Annual Report

The 2016 Kirkwood Foundation Annual Report has been released. To read it, click here.

Student Receives Prestigious Technology Award

Kirkwood student Michael Sammons (third from left) with League President and CEO, Dr. Rufus Glasper (left), and two other award recipients CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (November 29, 2016)-Kirkwood Community College Energy Production and Distribution student Michael Sammons has been awarded a 2016 Terry O’Banion Student Technology Award from the League for Innovation in the Community College. […]

Recent News

January Student of the Month: Ben Stopka

What is your background?: I was born in Wheaton, Ill., on June 25, 1998. I grew up in the suburbs of Chicago with my mother, father, sister and brother. I was the youngest, with all of us exactly one year and 11 months apart. I went to Wheaton North High School and graduated in 2016. […]

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Concert Band Postponed Until Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (December 10, 2016)-Saturday’s Kirkwood Concert Band performance at 7:30 p.m. has been canceled. It has been rescheduled for Tuesday, December 13, at 7:30 p.m.

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The Eagle5 for the Month of December 2016

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

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December Student of the Month: Mitchell Roder

What is your background?: I grew up on an acreage just outside of Remsen, a town of 1500 in northwest Iowa about four hours from Cedar Rapids. I attended Remsen St. Mary’s School and graduated in 2016 with my 14 classmates. My parents are Glenn and Amy. I have two older sisters, Amanda and Emily, and […]

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Kirkwood Students Awarded Scholarships from Grainger

From left to right: Joshua Bowman, Greg Sindt and Sean Bohannon Tools for Tomorrow scholarships support skilled trades and public safety CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (November 21, 2016)-Kirkwood Industrial Technologies students Sean Bohannon and Joshua Bowman were each awarded a $2,000 Grainger Tools for Tomorrow scholarship by Grainger, a local distributor of facilities maintenance supplies. Grainger partners with […]

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Kirkwood Awarded Nearly $800,000 for STEM Education

Kirkwood chemistry students Funds from National Science Foundation to be used to support STEM programs CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (November 14, 2016)-Kirkwood Community College has been awarded funds from five programs at the National Science Foundation (NSF) totaling $781,470. The money will be used to support programs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. All […]

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