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 […]


The Eagle5 for the Month of September 2014

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

Kirkwood’s Constitution Day 2014

Kirkwood Community College presents its ninth annual Constitution Day program Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in celebration of the United States Constitution and its varied and diverse influences on our lives. This day also celebrates those who became citizens through naturalization, or by coming of age, thus echoing one of Kirkwood’s designated general education goals: Students […]

KCCK Presents “A Night with the Rat Pack”

Music, Martinis and Entertainment from the “Mad Men” era September 27 The 2014 edition of KCCK’s annual “Hot Autumn Nights” fundraiser will bring back the music and humor of Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr. for “A Night with the Rat Pack” on Saturday, September 27, at 7:30 p.m. at The University Club […]

Seventh-ranked Eagles to Host Home Opener

Kirkwood volleyball team undefeated through four games The Kirkwood volleyball team has started the season off by rattling off four wins in a row and now look for continued success as the team host two teams at their home opener on Friday, August 29. The Eagles will take on Iowa Lakes Community College at 4 […]

KCCK Awarded Station of the Year, Programmer of the Year

The awards for Station of the Year and Programmer of the Year Iowa’s Jazz Station, 88.3 KCCK, swept the Small Market Awards at the recent JazzWeek Summit in San Jose, California. KCCK has been named JazzWeek Station of the Year for 2014, the fourth time the station has been honored. Program Director Bob Stewart was on […]

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September Student of the Month: Casper Huggins

Tell us about your time growing up, your family and high school, please: I grew up primarily in Fairfield IA, and also lived for a few years in New Mexico. I have a younger sister, and my parents are both public servants and active community members. All of them have incredible work ethics and at […]

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200th Anniversary of Star-Spangled Banner Celebrated

This year marks the 200th anniversary of the United States National Anthem, “The Star Spangled Banner.” Schools and community organizations around the country have been asked to participate in a celebration by singing patriotic songs – including “The Star-Spangled Banner” – and discuss the history and significance of the anthem. In celebration of this amazing […]

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Kirkwood Pilots Online English Language Teaching in Brazil

Kirkwood Community College’s many international partnerships with colleges and universities around the globe demonstrate a strong commitment to the mission of international education and global learning. This past year, Kirkwood has been actively engaged in an innovative teaching project with its new partner school in Lavras, Brazil: Gammon Institute. Kirkwood’s innovative English-teaching project in Brazil […]

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ICAN Holds Career Exploration and Assessment Event

ICAN is holding a career and college planning information session. Topics include: Career Exploration and Assessment Academic Preparation and Requirements Admission Process and Requirements College Selection & Campus Visits Application Process Understanding Costs – Cost of Attendance Scholarships Successful Transitions This is for high school juniors and seniors. *****EVENT***** What: ICAN Career and College Planning Presentation […]

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Kirkwood Offers Historic Preservation Classes

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (September 2, 2014)—Kirkwood Community College in collaboration with the City of Cedar Rapids, now offers Historic Preservation classes. These course offerings were created as one of many mitigation projects the City has completed in agreement with FEMA as a result of the 2008 flood event. They have been developed as part of […]

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38th Annual College Fair at Kirkwood in September

Michael J Gould Recreation Center Kirkwood Community College’s Michael J Gould Recreation Center will be transformed into a higher education shopping mall for local high school students in September. Nearly 1,500 prospective students and their parents can compare many college choices in one location from 9 a.m. – noon, Wednesday, September 17, at the Eastern […]

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