The Eagle5 for the Month of November 2014

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

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 […]

Scholarship Helps Purple Heart Recipients and Families Pay Tuition

Last year, an anonymous donor gave Kirkwood Community College a five-year gift totaling $350,000 to help wounded veterans and their families. The Purple Heart Scholarship, founded with this considerate contribution, honors and supports those who earned the Purple Heart, or their spouses and children. Scholarship recipients will have their tuition and books covered for their […]

High Tech Days Spotlights Careers in Business and IT

Kirkwood Community College will host two High Tech Days this fall targeting local middle school and high school students interested in exploring business and information technology careers. High Tech Guys Day is scheduled for Friday, October 24, 2014 and High Tech Girls Day is scheduled for Friday, November 14, 2014. Both High Tech Days will […]

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 […]

Recent News

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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November Student of the Month: Mindi Kauffman

Program of Study: Human Services/CADC (Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor) How did you decide to come to Kirkwood?: I didn’t know what I wanted to do,  but I also wanted to get started on my core requirements. So I came here. It is also close to home so that helped. What has been your overall experience at Kirkwood?: […]

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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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Kirkwood Volleyball Defeats NIACC, Moves on to Finals

Kirkwood’s Halle Lueck UPDATE: November 8 2014 Eagles Defeated The Eagles were defeated in the regional championship game by Iowa Central which ended their season. Stay tuned to The Kirkwood Report for more coverage of Eagles volleyball. UPDATE: November 6, 2014 Eagles Advance The Kirkwood Eagles volleyball team defeated NIACC in the first round of […]

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