Kirkwood Agricultural Sciences Department in Global Spotlight

President Trump’s visit showcases No. 1 two-year ag program in nation CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (June 21, 2017)-Kirkwood Community College’s top-ranked Agricultural Sciences department was on the world stage Wednesday as President Trump and other important leaders were on campus for a tour demonstrating ag technology used in the classroom. International news coverage of the event […]

Kirkwood Conferences Focus on Iowa Water Quality

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (June 7, 2017)-Kirkwood Community College will host the Annual Water Conference on June 26 – 27, and the Annual Wastewater Conference on July 24 – 25, at the Kirkwood Continuing Education and Training Center. The conferences bring together industry leaders to focus on water quality and protection. Additionally, professionals can renew licenses […]


The Eagle5 for the Month of June 2017

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

Portion of Kirkwood Blvd. SW Closed for Summer 2017

A portion of Kirkwood Boulevard SW located just south of main campus will be closed for a construction project for the entire summer of 2017. Construction will take place at the intersection of Kirkwood Boulevard SW and the College Community School District south school access road. Those planning to travel to the campus from the […]

Kirkwood Summer Hours of Operation Changing

Summer Hours Take Effect May 15 Kirkwood will be observing summer hours from May 15 through July 28, 2017. During this time, business operating hours will be: Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Summer hours will be observed by all departments at every Kirkwood location with the […]

Recent News

Kirkwood Alert Information for June 8, 2017

Kirkwood has learned of an incident at an apartment near the college’s main campus. Last weekend, a middle-aged white male with medium build was seen performing a lewd act outside an apartment window. Police are investigating. Call authorities to report suspicious behavior.

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Kirkwood Hotel Management Grad to Study Abroad in China

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (June 7, 2017)-After graduating from Kirkwood Community College’s Hotel Management program in May, Karin Murphy, 2015 graduate of Platteville High School, will travel overseas to attend the Florida International University (FIU) Hospitality Management program at Tianjin University in partnership with Marriott Hotels. Murphy’s interest in hospitality began when she was in high […]

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Workshop Helps in Identifying Mental Health Issues

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (June 6, 2017)-Kirkwood Community College Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence, Dr. Pedro Sanchez-Escobedo, will hold an eight-hour mental health workshop for healthcare providers on June 13 and 14. The workshop is designed to help providers identify underlying mental health issues with illness. The workshop, Basic Mental Health Clinical Skills for Healthcare Practitioners, will meet on […]

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June Student of the Month: Takia Wade

What is your background?: I was born and raised in Aurora, Illinois where the majority of my family lives. I came to Iowa in 2012 after I graduated from West Aurora High School. The state was far enough away that I could experience something different, but also see family on a regular basis. After moving […]

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College Positioned for Computer Science Legislation

The Tippie Business Education Center at Nielsen Hall CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (May 30, 2017)-Kirkwood Community College is ahead of the curve training area educators and students about information technology (IT). Recent changes in Iowa’s legislation on computer science education integration for grades K-12 will increase the need for training among teachers. On April 28, 2017, […]

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Vegetable Gardening Moves Indoors

A Kirkwood Horticulture student inspects some tomatoes  CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (May 24, 2017)-Hydroponic and aquaponic systems were installed in the Kirkwood greenhouse to teach the next generation of horticulturalists this environmentally-friendly way of gardening. When it’s too cold for outdoor gardening, the growing season moves indoors to help continually supply garden-fresh produce to patrons of […]

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