The Eagle5 for the Month of July 2016

A look at the top five news stories for Kirkwood Community College for July 2016.

Kirkwood to Host Summer Campus Visits

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (July 12, 2016)-Kirkwood Community College has set its Campus Visit Days schedule for the 2016-17 season. Kicking-off the year will be two summer visit days on Friday, July 22, and Friday, August 5. Kirkwood campus visit days are a great way for prospective students and parents to experience every aspect of Kirkwood […]

Former Eagle Selected in Harlem Globetrotters Draft

Former Eagle Devan Douglas Devan Douglas continues banner year with honor CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (June 21, 2016)-Former Kirkwood Eagles men’s basketball star Devan Douglas was selected as part of the 2016 Harlem Globetrotters draft class. The honor follows him wining the 2016 State Farm College Slam Dunk Contest in late March. Douglas was one of […]

Kirkwood Bond Sale Boosts Corridor Job Growth

Nineteen area businesses participate in Iowa’s New Jobs Training Program CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (June 14, 2016)-Kirkwood Community College enabled businesses in Iowa’s Creative Corridor to grow, administering the state’s Iowa New Jobs Training Program (260E). The college’s nearly $5 million bond sale helped generate 533 new jobs in eastern Iowa. 260E is the state’s incentive […]

Kirkwood Conferences Dedicated to the Safety of Iowa Water

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (June 6, 2016)-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. The Annual Water Conference runs June 20 – 21 with the Wastewater Conference July 25 […]

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July Student of the Month: Seth Deutmeyer

What is your background?: I am originally from Stone City, Iowa and moved to Marion , Iowa when I was 12 and graduated from Linn Mar high school. I have one sister, Olivia, my mother Jennifer and father Mike. What brought you to Kirkwood and why?: I came to Kirkwood because I knew, especially right […]

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State Prison Inmates to Receive Diplomas, Special Recognition

ANAMOSA, IOWA (June 15, 2016)-Anamosa State Penitentiary and Kirkwood Community College will honor high school and apprenticeship graduates at a special ceremony beginning at 1:15 p.m. on June 22 in the visiting room at the prison located at 406 North High Street in Anamosa. Nineteen students have earned their high school education by either completing […]

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Nearad Named Junior College National Player of the Year

Taylor Nearad Kirkwood star earns multiple honors following freshman campaign CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA (June 14, 2016)-Kirkwood softball player Taylor Nearad has been named the inaugural Schutt Sports/National Fastpitch Coaches Association Junior College National Player of the Year. The honor follows Nearad being named a first team All-American and the Dudley National Junior College Athletic Association […]

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The Eagle5 for the Month of June 2016

A look at the top five news stories for Kirkwood Community College for June 2016.

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Kirkwood Boosts No. 1 Ag Program with Combine Simulator

A Kirkwood student operates the new simulator College becomes first two-year institution in the world to use new technology CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (June 7, 2016)-Kirkwood Community College has become the first two-year college in the world to add the John Deere S-Series Premium Combine Simulator to its teaching curriculum. The addition of the state-of-the-art technology […]

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Pint Named NJCAA Division II Coach of the Year

Kirkwood’s Darin Pint Award tops off one of the greatest seasons in the history of Kirkwood golf CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA (June 6, 2016)-Kirkwood Head Golf Coach Darin Pint has been named the 2016 Dave Williams National Junior College Athletic Association Division II National Coach of the Year by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA). […]

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