Kirkwood Celebrates New Regional Center on University of Iowa Campus

Leadership from the community college, University of Iowa, Grant Wood AEA and the Clear Creek Community School District to speak Cedar Rapids, Iowa (September 30, 2015)-Kirkwood Community College will celebrate the grand opening of the Kirkwood Regional Center at the University of Iowa on Thursday, October 8, at 2:30 p.m. with partners, the University of […]

2015-16 School Year Marks Kirkwood 50th Anniversary

Passage of Iowa Senate File 550 launched the community college system Cedar Rapids, Iowa (September 28, 2015)-Kirkwood Community College celebrates 50 years of postsecondary education, including vocational-technical training and continuing education to statewide, national and international students. The passage of Iowa State Senate File 550 that launched the Iowa community college system was influenced by […]

Kirkwood Seeks Tutors for Adult Basic Education as Enrollment Spikes

The Kirkwood Center for Lifelong Learning Cedar Rapids, Iowa (September 23, 2015) — Kirkwood Community College Adult Basic Education enrollment is up by 26 percent from last year. In recognition of National Education and Family Literacy Week, the college is seeking tutors for reading, writing and basic math. National Education and Family Literacy Week is […]


The Eagle5 for the Month of September 2015

A look at the top five news stories for Kirkwood Community College for September 2015.

Recent News

Kirkwood Hosts Direct Care Professionals Conference

Expo showcases the latest in adaptive devices and services Cedar Rapids, Iowa (September 29, 2015)-The Abilities in Action Conference & Expo will take place Wednesday, October 7, at Kirkwood Training and Outreach Services, 3375 Armar Drive in Marion. The conference is for health professionals working in the direct care field. Kirkwood has held the Abilities […]

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Fire Fighter and Rescue Service Personnel Training Held

Cedar Rapids (September 24, 2015) — Kirkwood Community College will host the CITA-Kirkwood Fire School, September 26 – 27 from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. to train fire fighters and rescue service personnel from across the Midwest. The school is a partnership between the Central Iowa Training Association and Kirkwood Community College. The school is […]

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Students Raise Fall Prevention Awareness Among Older Adults

National Falls Prevention Awareness Day promotes healthy aging Cedar Rapids, Iowa (September 16, 2015)-Kirkwood Occupational Therapy Assistant and Physical Therapist Assistant programs and Witwer Healthy Aging are joining forces with the National Council on Aging (NCOA) and the Falls Free® Coalition to celebrate Fall Prevention Awareness Day on September 23, 2015. Seniors are invited to […]

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Kirkwood’s Corporate Training an Industry Best Practice

Education Advisory Board turns to Kirkwood for insight Cedar Rapids, Iowa (September 21, 2015)—Kirkwood Training and Outreach Services’ business training consortium has been cited as an industry best practice by the Education Advisory Board (EAB). EAB works with more than one thousand colleges and universities across North America and Europe. Their research teams uncover and […]

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September Student of the Month: Tyler Woodley

What is your background? Hometown? High school? Family members?: I grew up on a farm outside the small town of Thompson, Iowa. I went to North Iowa High School, where I graduated by the skin of my teeth in 2001. I was a pretty poor student when I was younger. Luckily, I’ve grown out of […]

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Latino American History Promoted with Free Series

Iowa City Campus involves community partners and citizens in cultural programs Iowa City, Iowa (September 15, 2015)-Kirkwood Community College, along with the Iowa City Public Library and the University of Iowa Libraries, will present Latino Americans: 500 Years of History through a grant-funded series of programs. The $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the […]

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