Yegge Notches 400th Win as Coach

Joe Yegge Kirkwood Softball Head Coach Joe Yegge got his 400th career coaching win on Saturday, April 19, after winning the first game of a doubleheader versus North Iowa Area Community College by a score of 3-0. The win is further proof of Yegge’s coaching prowess as The Kirkwood softball team under Yegge’s leadership has […]

Cedar Rapids Dance Marathon Raises More Than $26,000

Kirkwood President Mick Starcevich poses for a photo with the dancers Cedar Rapids, Iowa (April 14, 2014)—In just 12 hours, Kirkwood Community College students helped raise more than $26,000 to help ailing children in Iowa. Cedar Rapids Dance Marathon, a non-profit formed by college students from Kirkwood, Coe College and Mount Mercy University, was held […]

Kirkwood Leaders Celebrate Success and Support

Steve Ovel was among this year’s honorees, taking home the Trustee’s Award. This award is presented to honor outstanding leadership in higher education. April 11 event featured alumni awards, outstanding service recognition Cedar Rapids, Iowa (April 14, 2014)—Over the past 48 years, Kirkwood Community College has connected with well over 70 thousand students and community […]


The Eagle5 for the Month of April 2014

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

Kirkwood Speakers Series Focuses on Leadership Empowerment in Business

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (April 8, 2014)—A hall of fame racer, Super Bowl champion and an author comprise the 2014 Create Speaker Series at Kirkwood Community College. This three-part series regarding leadership begins Tuesday, April 15, at the Kirkwood Center. Part one of the series features Formula 1 hall of fame racer and now television analyst, […]

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Kirkwood Event Fosters Leadership

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (April 23, 2014)—On Friday, May 9, Kirkwood Community College will be part of a worldwide conference on leadership. Area business professionals are invited to participate in a simulcast of the Leadercast event held in Atlanta, Georgia. The daylong event enables participants to engage with others in the community and get motivated by […]

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April Student of the Month: Li Wang

Li Wang Mr. Wang, can you tell us a bit about yourself and your work/family background, please?: I came from Beijing, China, where I was working in an electrical source company. My family came to the United States about four years ago by immigration. I wanted to help my son receive a better education at […]

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Petersen Officially Becomes Head Men’s Basketball Coach

Kirkwood Head Men’s Basketball Coach Bryan Petersen surveys the action Eagle’s head coach drops “interim” status from title Cedar Rapids, Iowa (March 26, 2014)—After a 21-win campaign as the Interim Head Coach of the Kirkwood Eagles men’s basketball program, Bryan Petersen has now officially been promoted to head coach effective immediately. Petersen looks to build […]

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Holocaust Survivor to Speak at Kirkwood

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (March 25, 2014)—Cesare Frustaci, a child survivor of the Holocaust, is coming to Kirkwood to share his amazing story of survival. He was only seven years old when he was separated from his mother who was taken to a concentration camp. Come listen to his story of survival, capture, detainment, liberation and […]

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