Unique Makers of our Evolutionary History

Connections forum highlights research on the natural history of human infectious disease Pathogens and parasites have evolved in intimate relationships with their human hosts, and have often played central roles in human population history. Notably, human pathogens evolve with surprising rapidity, quickly exploiting novel niche introduced by shifts in human behavior or ecology. Andrew Kitchen, […]

Abilities in Action Conference Held at Kirkwood

Expo Offers Adaptive Devices and Services Cedar Rapids, Iowa (September 17, 2014)— The Abilities in Action Conference and Expo will take place at Kirkwood Training and Outreach Services in Marion on Wednesday, October 1, 2014. This continuing education opportunity will offer caregivers and health professionals in the disabilities field, strategies for effective communication, impacting families, […]

Kirkwood Recognized as One of World’s Best

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (September 16, 2014)—Kirkwood Community College, in partnership with Northern Virginia Community College, is a host institution for Brazilian study abroad students in the United States, sponsored by CAPES (Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior) and CNPq (Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico). Administered by the Institute of International Education […]


The Eagle5 for the Month of September 2014

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

Recent News

Iowa Equestrian Center to Host Annual Youth Show

A participant looks proudly at her ribbon Saddle Up Youth Days set for September 26-28 Young riders will have the opportunity to show their horses in a first-class, nationally known facility this weekend at the Second Annual Saddle Up Youth Horse Show. The beginner-friendly event, happening September 26-28 at The Iowa Equestrian Center at Kirkwood […]

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Kirkwood Hosts 28th Annual Fire School

Funding Cuts Change Scope of Training Cedar Rapids, Iowa (September 22, 2014)—Kirkwood Community College will host the 28th Annual Fire School, September 27 – 28, in collaboration with the Central Iowa Training Association (CITA). This year new training will be offered for small crew response teams. Across the country firefighting jobs are being cut for […]

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September Student of the Month: Casper Huggins

Tell us about your time growing up, your family and high school, please: I grew up primarily in Fairfield IA, and also lived for a few years in New Mexico. I have a younger sister, and my parents are both public servants and active community members. All of them have incredible work ethics and at […]

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Kirkwood’s Constitution Day 2014

Kirkwood Community College presents its ninth annual Constitution Day program Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in celebration of the United States Constitution and its varied and diverse influences on our lives. This day also celebrates those who became citizens through naturalization, or by coming of age, thus echoing one of Kirkwood’s designated general education goals: Students […]

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200th Anniversary of Star-Spangled Banner Celebrated

This year marks the 200th anniversary of the United States National Anthem, “The Star Spangled Banner.” Schools and community organizations around the country have been asked to participate in a celebration by singing patriotic songs – including “The Star-Spangled Banner” – and discuss the history and significance of the anthem. In celebration of this amazing […]

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KCCK Presents “A Night with the Rat Pack”

Music, Martinis and Entertainment from the “Mad Men” era September 27 The 2014 edition of KCCK’s annual “Hot Autumn Nights” fundraiser will bring back the music and humor of Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr. for “A Night with the Rat Pack” on Saturday, September 27, at 7:30 p.m. at The University Club […]

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