Kirkwood’s Chinese Partners Return to Iowa, Discuss Kirkwood Campus in China

Kirkwood Community College and TIVTC delegates discuss the future between Cedar Rapids and Tangshan Kirkwood Community College will host a delegation of 10 visitors December 13-21 at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids. The visitors are representatives from Tangshan Industrial Vocational Technical College (TIVTC) which is located in China. Kirkwood and TIVTC have a partnership […]


The Eagle5 for the Month of December 2014

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

Kirkwood Grows New Centers, Keeps Same Ecological Footprint

Kirkwood’s Washington County Regional Center Kirkwood Community College has been building environmentally friendly halls since 2006, and has been retrofitting existing structures that predate the first geo-thermal facility. In addition to green heating and cooling, Kirkwood installed a wind turbine on its main campus in Cedar Rapids in February 2012. This turbine acts as a […]

Kirkwood Receives $140,000 Federal Grant For Behavioral Health Education

Funds will be used for scholarships towards Behavioral Health Paraprofessional Program Cedar Rapids, Iowa (November 13, 2014)—Kirkwood Community College has received a federal grant for over $140,000 from the Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA). The funding will be used for the Community Partnerships for Behavioral Health Education (CPBHE) program. For the first year of the […]

ACE Mentor Program Begins $250,000 STEM Center Project

The Eastern Iowa Chapter of Architecture, Construction and Engineering (ACE) Mentor Program brings industry and education together to show a community-based approach to education. For ACE students, innovative and engaging courses await.  Kirkwood Community College will lead the first Eastern Iowa Chapter of the Architecture, Construction and Engineering (ACE) Mentor Program with an ACE Mentor […]

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December Student of the Month: Ellen Kuehnle

Tell us about your background please: I grew up in Mechanicsville, Iowa, and currently live there now. My dad, John Kuehnle, is a CPA and has his office there in Mechanicsville. For most of my life he shared the office with my grandfather. My mom, Michele Finnegan, is a teacher and helps out at the office […]

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Keep Calm and Compost On at Kirkwood

A Green Station at Kirkwood Community College At Kirkwood Community College’s cafés (called simply The Café and Café Mini on the main campus in Cedar Rapids), patrons are likely to see their chefs, servers and baristas wearing a kelly green tee shirt reading, “Keep Calm and Compost On.” This is part of the school’s recent […]

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The Eagle5 for the Month of November 2014

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

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3-D Art Club 2014 Holiday Art Sale Nov. 19-20

The 3-D Art Club at Kirkwood Community College will be having a sale on November 19 and 20 on main campus. Student-made pottery, jewelry and glass pieces will be on display and available for purchase In Iowa Hall next to the Café. The sale will take place from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. both days.   […]

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Undefeated Men’s Basketball Team Ready for Home Opener

Kirkwood’s Ajay Lawton Eagles host Black Hawk College tonight at 7 p.m. in Johnson Hall The Kirkwood men’s basketball team (4-0) has started the season undefeated and hopes to continue their winning ways as they open the home schedule tonight versus Black Hawk College. Second-year Head Coach Bryan Petersen, fresh off an impressive 21-win season […]

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Third-ranked Women’s Basketball Set for Home Opener

Kirkwood’s Ariel Sneed Eagles look to stay undefeated in young season versus Kishwaukee College The Kirkwood women’s basketball team (2-0) will open their home schedule tonight versus Kishwaukee College as part of the Kirkwood Classic. The third-ranked Eagles hope to continue to build momentum as the team runs through the early part of the schedule […]

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