Kirkwood Collaboration Offers Insight to Manufacturing

Students Gain Valuable Knowledge in Manufacturing Programs at Kirkwood Manufacturing Tours Highlight Employment Opportunities in the Corridor Cedar Rapids, Iowa (October 15, 2014)—Kirkwood Community College in collaboration with the Advanced Manufacturing Sector Board present the Advancing the Future tour of area manufacturing facilities throughout the corridor, October 20 – 23. Manufacturers will open their doors […]


The Eagle5 for the Month of October 2014

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

Kirkwood Volleyball Ranked No. 1 in Nation

Kirkwood’s Becca Bell spikes the ball versus Clinton Eagles defeat No. 8 DMACC tonight in Johnson Hall The Kirkwood volleyball team (23-2, 6-0) is ranked number one in the nation in the latest National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) poll. The team moved into the top spot after being ranked in the top 10 over the […]

Kirkwood Awarded Nearly $1 Million Dollar Federal Grant

Funds part of $15 million grant applied for by consortium of community colleges Cedar Rapids, Iowa (October 8, 2014)-Kirkwood Community College will receive nearly $1 million in federal grant money as part of a larger $15 million grant awarded to all 15 of Iowa’s community colleges. The funds will be used to by Kirkwood to […]

Washington County Regional Center Dedication Oct. 9

Event celebrates new 40,000 square-foot, $9 million facility serving region Washington, Iowa (October 2, 2014)–Kirkwood Community College will hold a grand opening and open house to mark the completion of the new Washington County Regional Center on Thursday, October 9, from 3-6 p.m. Washington county leaders, college officials and members of the community are expected […]

Kirkwood Recognized as One of World’s Best

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (September 16, 2014)—Kirkwood Community College, in partnership with Northern Virginia Community College, is a host institution for Brazilian study abroad students in the United States, sponsored by CAPES (Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior) and CNPq (Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico). Administered by the Institute of International Education […]

Recent News

Kirkwood Leads First Eastern Iowa Chapter of the ACE Mentor Program with Quarter Million Dollar 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 […]

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New Kirkwood Program Focuses on Achieving Small Business Success

Kirkwood Training and Outreach Services is showcasing classes from the Success Institute on Wednesday, October 29. The course is open to the public and focuses on small business strategies in the era of technology. The preview event will cover shifts in traditional marketing approaches and how to benefit from them, the importance of connecting versus […]

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Delicious and Fun: Hotel at Kirkwood Center Staycation enthusiasts enjoy the best of both worlds

When Pam and Roger Hanson of Wichita, KS, were looking for a unique experience that included fun and great food, they packed up the car and came straight to Cedar Rapids. “Friends of ours live in Swisher, Iowa. On a recent visit to Wichita, they raved about a Staycation they had done earlier,” Pam said. “We […]

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October Student of the Month: Pasoari Widiastuti

Tell us about your background: If was ever a girl who wanted to travel the world, it would be me. I am an international student from Indonesia. Two years ago, I was an exchange student at Washington High School. Before coming here, I was passionately curious about my future. As a kid from a developing country, […]

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Unique Makers of our Evolutionary History

Connections forum highlights research on the natural history of human infectious disease Pathogens and parasites have evolved in intimate relationships with their human hosts, and have often played central roles in human population history. Notably, human pathogens evolve with surprising rapidity, quickly exploiting novel niche introduced by shifts in human behavior or ecology. Andrew Kitchen, […]

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Abilities in Action Conference Held at Kirkwood

Expo Offers Adaptive Devices and Services Cedar Rapids, Iowa (September 17, 2014)— The Abilities in Action Conference and Expo will take place at Kirkwood Training and Outreach Services in Marion on Wednesday, October 1, 2014. This continuing education opportunity will offer caregivers and health professionals in the disabilities field, strategies for effective communication, impacting families, […]

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