Scholarships Reach Record of $3 Million For 2015-16

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (May 26, 2015)-More than $3 million in scholarships will be available for Kirkwood Community College students for the 2015-2016 academic year. This is the first time available scholarship funds have exceeded the $3 million mark. This total consists of earnings from Kirkwood Foundation endowed funds, amounts received and committed by Kirkwood Foundation […]

Kirkwood Golf Finishes Sixth at Nationals

Kirkwood’s Carson Whittington UPDATE 5/22/15: Scottsboro, Ala. (May 22, 2015)-The Kirkwood golf team finished in sixth place at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II National Tournament. The Eagles were led by freshman Carson Whittington who made steady improvements to his score after each round (75, 74, 71, 70=290). Whittington finished tied for 27th overall. […]

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The Eagle5 for the Month of May 2015

A look at the top five news stories for Kirkwood Community College for May 2015.

Kirkwood Interactive Camps for Kids Offer Career Exploration

Participants enjoying a K.I.C.K. photography camp Cedar Rapids, Iowa (May 11, 2015)-Kirkwood’s Interactive Camps for Kids (K.I.C.K.) offers kids, ages 9 – 15, career exploration with hands-on activities, throughout the summer beginning June 15. K.I.C.K. camp formats are designed to engage kids with activities they enjoy, while introducing them to different career fields. Subjects covered […]

Kirkwood A Certified Higher Academic Military Partner

Designation announced by Iowa Governor Terry Branstad this week Cedar Rapids, Iowa (May, 6 2015)-Kirkwood Community College was named a Home Base Iowa Certified Higher Academic Military Partner (CHAMP) earlier this week. Iowa Governor Terry Branstad announced that Kirkwood, along with five other communities and colleges, had met the requirements to become partners in the […]

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Kirkwood Alumni Making a Difference in Haiti

Marc Sary Andre and Ricardo Etienne each grew up in separate regions of Haiti and soon became friends after meeting through Kirkwood’s exchange program partnership with the Center for Intercultural Education (CIED) program coordinated by Georgetown University. There is a one-year application process for CIED and out of an average of 3,000 applicants annually, only […]

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Kirkwood, Tippie College of Business Sign Agreement

(From left to right) University of Iowa Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education and Dean of the University College Lon Moeller and Kirkwood Vice President of Academic Affairs Bill Lamb sign the agreement.   Cedar Rapids, Iowa (May 19, 2015)-Kirkwood Community College and the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business signed a Business Administration Associate […]

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Kirkwood Softball Eliminated at National Tournament

Kirkwood’s Nicolette Simpson Eagles impressive season culminates in seventh place finish Clinton, Miss. (May 20, 2015)-The season for the Kirkwood softball team came to an end on Friday after a 4-0 defeat at the hands of Labette Community College in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II Softball National Championship. The Eagles finished the […]

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May Student of the Month: Natalie Sims

What is your background?: I grew up in Grinnell, Iowa and graduated from Grinnell Community Senior High School in 2010. My mom, Wanda, works at the University of Iowa and my dad, Michael, works at Grinnell College; both are administrators. My brother, Quentin, graduates this Spring 2015 from Kirkwood with his Associates in Graphic Communications. He […]

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WCRC Receives Project Lead The Way Engineering Certification

Kirkwood Community College’s Washington County Regional Center Washington, Iowa (May 13, 2015)–Kirkwood Community College’s Washington County Regional Center announced today that it has received national certification for its Project Lead The Way (PLTW) program that has been offered at the Washington County Regional Center since the building opened this past August. PLTW, a nonprofit organization […]

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Kirkwood Commencement Set for May 16

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (May 11, 2015)-Kirkwood Community College will honor more than 2,000 students at the college’s commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 16. The event will take place at the U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids. The credit degrees, diplomas and certificates conferred will be for study in the current academic year. The number includes […]

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