The Eagle5 for the Month of July 2014

A look at the top five news stories for Kirkwood Community College for July 2014.

Kirkwood Helps Area Employers Receive Funding for New Jobs

Kirkwood Community College recently assisted 18 companies in the Creative Corridor to complete applications for the 260E Iowa New Jobs Training Program, an incentive platform for companies expanding operations or relocating to a new facility in the state of Iowa. The 18 companies’ combined training fund and project costs totaled $3,755,000, creating 756 new jobs. […]

Over $1 Million Still Available in Scholarships

Kirkwood Community College offers over $2.7 million in scholarships to students every year. Every student, no matter their age, academic standing or financial situations should apply: one application allows access for consideration to all of the scholarships the college has available. While first-round scholarship awards have already been granted, the school has another $1 million […]

Two Softball Players Head to Canada with NJCAA All-Stars

Shyanne Saladino Eagles Head Coach Joe Yegge named to coaching staff Two Kirkwood Eagle softball stars have been named to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Softball All Star Team. Sophomores Shyanne Saladino and Sam Belz will compete against the top competition in the world at the Canadian Open Fastpitch International Championship in Surrey, […]

Kirkwood Community College at the Iowa State Fair

Kirkwood Community College will once again be at the Iowa State Fair. College representatives will be set up at a booth in the Varied Industries Building across from the grandstand. The booth is going to be located in spaces 343-345 and 436-438. Visitors stopping by will be able to ask questions, discover all the exciting […]

Starcevich Joins in Support of Common Core Standards

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (June 17, 2014)–Kirkwood Community College President Mick Starcevich has joined more than 200 college and university leaders from 33 states in a new coalition, Higher Ed for Higher Standards, to mobilize in support of the Common Core State Standards. Postsecondary leaders view the Common Core standards, with their focus on career and […]

Recent News

Another Ambitious Alumnus

Ryan Delaney, Kirkwood Community College alumnus Since high school, the Kirkwood/Iowa alumnus has managed an ambitious to-do list. When Ryan Delaney played quarterback in high school football, he learned to read the field and take advantage of game opportunities. That was also true when a summer banking internship in his native Fort Madison became a chance for […]

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The Gift of Affirmation

Gary Rozek is a longtime Kirkwood enthusiast When asked how he got involved in so many local endeavors, Gary Rozek answers simply, “I said yes.” Born and raised in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and the second of seven siblings, he’s a man deeply rooted in family and community life. Rozek finds that Kirkwood mirrors his enthusiasm for […]

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Pre-engineering Student Awarded Kirkwood Scholarship

Tamara Mull plans to be a Disney Imagineer Achieving is nothing new for Tamara Mull. This freshman defines the promise of Kirkwood: making the most of what you’ve got. Growing up on a farm near Monticello with her grandparents, Tamara learned early to push to overcome obstacles. Her mother taught her determination; she was a […]

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July Student of the Month: McKenzie Feld

So, tell us about your background. Where did you grow up? What were your favorite activities in high school?: I was originally born in Creston, Iowa, but moved to the Cedar Rapids area at a young age. I graduated from Alburnett High School, where I was involved in about every club and sport I could […]

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