Kirkwood Volleyball Reloads with Young Talent

Kirkwood’s Halle Lueck Eagles to be led by returning All-conference sophomores Cedar Rapids, Iowa (August, 21 2015)-The Kirkwood volleyball team returns three sophomores with considerable experience to go with a talented freshman class as the Eagles 2015 season kicks off this weekend. The team will face Kansas City Community College at the Johnson County Community […]

Kirkwood Classes Begin August 24, New Programs Added

At the start of the fall semester on August 24, Kirkwood Community College will offer four new programs. Exercise Science, Business Administration, Honda Professional Automobile Career Training (PACT) and MOPAR CAP (Career Automotive Program) LOCAL will be added to the list of more than 120 programs Kirkwood offers. Students will learn how to help people […]


The Eagle5 for August 2015

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

Workforce Leaders Help Kirkwood Create Training for In-demand Jobs

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (August 5, 2015)—With input from area workforce leaders, Kirkwood Community College has developed training to address applicant shortages in the areas of financial and customer service, healthcare, information technology, manufacturing, and transportation and logistics. According to the 2014 Workforce and Economic Development Regional Status Report, regional industry projections indicate large employment gains […]

Kirkwood Community College at the 2015 Iowa State Fair

Kirkwood Community College will once again be at the Iowa State Fair. College representatives will be set up at a booth in the Varied Industries Building across from the grandstand. The booth is going to be located in spaces 343-345 and 436-438. Visitors stopping by will be able to ask questions, discover all the exciting […]

Kirkwood Awarded Grant to Promote Latino American History

Kirkwood’s Iowa City Campus Cedar Rapids, Iowa (June 29, 2015)-Kirkwood Community College has been awarded a $10,000 grant by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the American Library Association. The funds will be used to support Latino Americans: 500 Years of History, a public exploration of the rich and varied experiences of Latinos. […]

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August Student of the Month: Ben Guthrie

What is your background? Hometown? High school? Family members?: I’m from Hopkinton, Iowa and graduated from Maquoketa Valley High School. My mom’s name is Julie and my dad’s name is Dave. I have two sisters named Betsey and Taylor. I grew up on a farm with 250 acres of corn and soybeans, and an 800 […]

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Exchange Participants Build Workforce and Leadership Skills

(Front row from left to right): Ziadah, Nagina Kulsoom, Necati Ekmekcioglu (Back row from left to right): Amira Elmasoudy, Adil Imran, Sher Baz Khan, Faiz Faiz Exchange participants are arriving at Kirkwood Community College, one of 17 campuses across 11 states, to begin the 2015-2016 Community College Initiative (CCI) Program. The CCI Program is a […]

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The Eagle5 for the Month of July 2015

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

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July Student of the Month: Melissa Feldmann

What is your background? Hometown? High school? Family members?: I grew up in Dubuque with my parents and three brothers. I graduated from Dubuque Hempstead High School in 2005. From there I moved to Cedar Falls where I attended UNI and graduated with a BA in Family Services in 2008. It was also at UNI […]

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Training to Prepare Students for Medical Emergencies

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (July 6, 2015)-Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Nursing and Paramedic students will put their skills to the test during medical emergency training sessions on Tuesday, July 14, at the Katz Family Healthcare Simulation Center in Linn Hall on Kirkwood’s main campus. This year’s simulation exercise will be a response to a car accident […]

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Students Conducting Research at Four-Year Institutions

Aydan Wynos, Adam Page and Shay Hoffman in front of the Old Capitol Building on The University of Iowa’s Campus Cedar Rapids, Iowa (June 23, 2015)–Kirkwood Community College students in the LSAMP (Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation)-IINSPIRE (Iowa Illinois Nebraska STEM Partnership in Research and Education) program are conducting scientific research this summer at […]

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