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

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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The Eagle5 for the Month of June 2014

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

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Conferences Dedicated to the Safety of Iowa Water

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (June 2, 2014) —The safety of the state’s water supply will be the focus of Kirkwood Community College’s innovative water and wastewater conferences. Held annually, the conferences bring together industry leaders to focus on water quality and protection. From the latest in environmentally sustainable practices to breaking updates from the Iowa DNR, […]

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Career Academies: Building Skills and Careers

The project is a part of the Architecture, Construction and Engineering (ACE) Career Academy Kirkwood and area school districts re-construct “shop class” into industry-focused curriculum with real-world relevance It’s 9:15 on a Tuesday morning, and Caleb Austin Wagner is working on a house. The 17-year-old Cedar County junior is in the middle of the Industrial Arts […]

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