Eagles to Face Rival DMACC in Pivotal Matchups

Kirkwood’s Jordan Ashton Women Look for 14th Straight Win While Men Enter Top-10 Showdown Cedar Rapids, Iowa (January 27, 2014)-Both the Kirkwood men’s and women’s basketball teams will be in action at Johnson Hall on Wednesday, January 28, in crucial conference matchups with rival Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC). Women’s Head Coach Kim Muhl, […]

Muhl Notches Career Win Number 750

Kirkwood’s Kim Muhl Hall of Fame Coach Adds Another Milestone to Amazing Career Cedar Rapids, Iowa (January 22, 2015)-Kirkwood Eagles Women’s Basketball Head Coach Kim Muhl earned his 750th win on Wednesday night as he coached his team to a 74-39 over Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls on Wednesday night. Muhl, now in his […]

Kirkwood Community College Earns NIMS Accreditation

CNC Machining Technology Program Leads a National Trend with Recently Acquired Credentials Cedar Rapids, Iowa (January 20, 2015)– Kirkwood Community College recently received National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) accreditation for the CNC Machining Technology program. Officially accredited on September 25, 2014, Kirkwood faculty and staff have met NIMS standards and continue to set the […]

The Hotel at Kirkwood Center Earns Fourth Consecutive Four Diamond Rating

A taste of elegance at The Hotel at Kirkwood Center For the fourth year in a row, The Hotel at Kirkwood Center earned the American Automobile Association’s (AAA) prestigious Four Diamond Award for lodging. The Hotel is one of only three hotels in the entire state to earn this superior designation for upscale amenities and high […]


The Eagle5 for the Month of January 2015

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

Kirkwood’s Chinese Partners Return to Iowa, Discuss Kirkwood Campus in China

Kirkwood Community College and TIVTC delegates discuss the future between Cedar Rapids and Tangshan Kirkwood Community College will host a delegation of 10 visitors December 13-21 at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids. The visitors are representatives from Tangshan Industrial Vocational Technical College (TIVTC) which is located in China. Kirkwood and TIVTC have a partnership […]

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The Eagle5 for the Month of December 2014

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

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December Student of the Month: Ellen Kuehnle

Tell us about your background please: I grew up in Mechanicsville, Iowa, and currently live there now. My dad, John Kuehnle, is a CPA and has his office there in Mechanicsville. For most of my life he shared the office with my grandfather. My mom, Michele Finnegan, is a teacher and helps out at the office […]

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Kirkwood Grows New Centers, Keeps Same Ecological Footprint

Kirkwood’s Washington County Regional Center Kirkwood Community College has been building environmentally friendly halls since 2006, and has been retrofitting existing structures that predate the first geo-thermal facility. In addition to green heating and cooling, Kirkwood installed a wind turbine on its main campus in Cedar Rapids in February 2012. This turbine acts as a […]

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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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The Eagle5 for the Month of November 2014

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

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Kirkwood Receives $140,000 Behavioral Health Grant

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 […]

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