Transportation and Logistics Career Information and Job Fair

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (February 25, 2015)-Kirkwood Continuing Education and Training Services will be holding a Transportation and Logistics Career Information and Job Fair on Tuesday, March 3. The career information event will take place from 1 to 4:30 p.m. at the Kirkwood Continuing Education Training Center located at 101 50th Avenue SW in Cedar Rapids. […]

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The Eagle5 for the Month of February 2015

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

Kirkwood Announces Unique Scholarship for Students

Golden Opportunity Scholarship Celebrates College’s 50th Anniversary Cedar Rapids, Iowa (February 3, 2015)-Kirkwood Community College is announcing the Golden Opportunity Scholarship for recent high school graduates in the college’s seven county service area. The scholarship removes the first barrier to paying for college by “filling the gap” between financial aid grants and the cost of […]

Kirkwood Hosts the 2015 Safety and Health Conference

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (February 5, 2015)–Kirkwood Community College will host the fourth annual East Central Iowa Safety and Health Conference on Thursday, February 26, at The Kirkwood Center located at 7725 Kirkwood Boulevard in southwest Cedar Rapids. Registration and an early bird session will run from 7:30 to 9 a.m. The programs will run from […]

LCRC Receives Project Lead The Way Engineering Certification

Hiawatha, Iowa (February 10, 2015)–Kirkwood’s Linn Regional Center has announced that it has received national certification for its Project Lead The Way (PLTW) program. PLTW, a nonprofit organization and the nation’s leading provider of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education programs, offers a rigorous world-class curriculum that allows students to apply what they are […]

Class Act’s Dennis Receives Top Honors

The Class Act’s Daniel Dennis Daniel Dennis, chef de cuisine at The Class Act Restaurant, Cedar Rapids, was named Superior Chef and earned overall second place honors at the Taste of Elegance pork competition in Des Moines earlier this week. Chefs from 12 Iowa restaurants prepared their best pork entrees, judged on taste, originality and presentation. […]

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The Winery at Kirkwood to Host Flight of the Corks Event

Sparkling Winemakers of Iowa Attempt Record Cork Shoot Cedar Rapids, Iowa (February 25, 2015)-A first of its kind Iowa “cork flight” record attempt is slated for Friday, February 27, at 7 p.m. on the main campus of Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids. Sparkling winemakers of Iowa have accepted the challenge for the first “Flight […]

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Kirkwood Holds Manufacturing Job Fair in Washington County

Cedar Rapids (February 18, 2015)—On February 24 from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. local manufacturers will be recruiting employees at Kirkwood’s Washington County Regional Center located at 2192 Lexington Boulevard. Admission to the job fair is free. According to Senior Director of Corporate Training, Amy Lasack, “In working closely with area manufacturing sector boards we […]

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Kirkwood and Mount Mercy Sign Graphic Design Agreement

Sheralyn Schultz teaches a graphic design class at Kirkwood’s Jones County Regional Center Kirkwood Community College’s Graphic Communication Technology program recently announced a new graphic design articulation with Mount Mercy University in Cedar Rapids. “Kirkwood and Mount Mercy have had a long standing relationship regarding transfer options for Kirkwood students,” said Lisa Dutchik, dean of […]

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Humorous Speakers Headline Beyond Rubies

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (February 16, 2015) – Kirkwood Community College will host the 2015 Beyond Rubies Women’s Conference on Thursday, March 5, and Friday, March 6, at The Kirkwood Center located at 7725 Kirkwood Boulevard in southwest Cedar Rapids. This two-day conference will feature nationally recognized speakers on topics pertinent to today’s woman. Opening keynote […]

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February Student of the Month: Sue Novak

What is you background? Hometown? High School? Family members?: I was born in Spencer, Iowa and moved to Cedar Rapids when I was six years old. I guess that makes CR my home town, although I have lived in several states as an adult, and felt the most at home in San Francisco. I graduated […]

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Gardening Fair a Winter Tradition

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (February 10, 2015)—For the eleventh straight year Kirkwood Community College, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, and the Linn County Master Gardeners host a daylong, gardening event on Saturday, February 21, at the Kirkwood Center in Cedar Rapids. On average nearly 600 gardening enthusiasts take advantage of this annual opportunity to learn […]

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