Kirkwood Trucking Graduate Honored for Major Milestone

1992 graduate Renae Dohrer reaches 3 million consecutive accident-free miles Cedar Rapids, Iowa (Nov. 23, 2015)-Kirkwood Truck Driving program graduate Renae Dohrer is being recognized by trucking company Covenant Transport for being the company’s first driver to achieve 3 million consecutive accident-free driving miles. Dohrer is the inaugural member of the Chattanooga, Tennessee company’s “120-Club” […]

Eagles Volleyball to National Tournament, Finishes Seventh

UPDATE 11/23/15: The Kirkwood Eagles volleyball team finished the season seventh in the nation. For more coverage, check out   Team’s quest for a national championship begins versus Owens Community College Cedar Rapids, Iowa (Nov. 18, 2015)-The Kirkwood Community College volleyball team begins play in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II Volleyball […]


The Eagle5 for the Month of November 2015

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

Kirkwood Professor to Receive Prestigious Academic Award

Scott Samuelson Professor of Philosophy Scott Samuelson named 2015 Hiett Prize winner Iowa City, Iowa (November 4, 2015)-Kirkwood Community College Professor of Philosophy Dr. Scott Samuelson has been named the 2015 winner of The Hiett Prize in the Humanities. The purpose of the award is to recognize candidates who are in the early stages of […]

Kirkwood Recognized for Energy Efficient Design

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (October 23, 2015)–Kirkwood Community College has been given the Excellence in Energy Efficient Design Award through Alliant Energy’s Commercial New Construction program. The Commercial New Construction program provides complimentary energy design assistance and financial incentives to help offset the cost of implementing energy-efficient strategies. Kirkwood’s recent renovation of Linn Hall, the first […]

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November Student of the Month: Anna Maske

What is your background? Hometown? High school? Family members?: I grew up in rural Deep River, Iowa. I was homeschooled through high school, and graduated in 2006. I am the oldest of six kids (four brothers, one sister). I now live in Iowa City with one of my brothers. What brought you to Kirkwood and […]

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Volleyball to Play for Regional Championship

Kirkwood’s Morgan Grimm Eagles face Iowa Central for spot in national tournament Cedar Rapids, Iowa (Nov. 6, 2015)-The Kirkwood Community College volleyball team will play for a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region XI-B championship on Saturday in Estherville, Iowa. The number two seeded Eagles will face the third-seeded Iowa Central Community College Tritons […]

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Kirkwood Volleyball Second Seed in Regional Tournament

(Clockwise from left) #5 Erica Armstrong, #16 Halle Lueck, #12 Morgan Grimm, #7 Madsey Richards, #1 Erin Wenzel, #13 Jenna Laxton Eagles to face seventh seed Southwestern Community College tonight Cedar Rapids, Iowa (Nov. 4, 2015)-The Kirkwood Community College volleyball team begins postseason play tonight as the second seed in the National Junior College Athletic Association […]

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Kirkwood Men Look to Take the Next Step

Kirkwood’s Hunter Rhodes No. 6 Eagles set goals beyond last season’s second place Region XI finish Cedar Rapids, Iowa (October 30, 2015)-The Kirkwood Community College men’s basketball team aims to build off the success of last season and bring a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region XI championship back to Johnson Hall. The Eagles, […]

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Kirkwood Women Set Sights on Another Championship

Kirkwood’s Casey Miles No. 6 Eagles aim higher after a fifth place national finish last year Cedar Rapids, Iowa (October 29, 2015)-The sixth-ranked Kirkwood women’s basketball team will open the 2015-2016 season on the road on October 30 with aspirations of winning another national championship. The Eagles will face off against State Fair Community College at the […]

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High Tech Days at Kirkwood Spotlights In-demand Careers

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (October 21, 2015)-Kirkwood Community College will host High Tech Guys Day this Friday, October 23, 2015. The event targets young men from local middle and high schools who are interested in exploring business and information technology careers. High Tech Guys Day will take place in Nielsen Hall on Kirkwood’s main campus from […]

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