Kirkwood Softball Wins Regional Championship

Kirkwood’s Allie Mengler waits for the pitch Eagles now move on to the district championship for a chance at nationals Cedar Rapids, Iowa (May 1, 2016)-The Kirkwood softball team won the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II Region XI-A Championship after beating Iowa Lakes 14-3 in five innings. The Eagles now move on […]

Kirkwood, Mount Mercy Sign Articulation Agreement

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (April 26, 2016)–Kirkwood Community College and Mount Mercy University signed a Business Administration Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) articulation agreement on April 8. The arrangement creates a smooth transition for Kirkwood students seeking to continue a business-focused education at Mount Mercy. Those who have successfully earned an A.A.S. degree in business administration, […]

5th Annual Celebration of Success Held

(L-R) Brian Gardner, Larry Erickson, Whitney Maxey-Trotter, Mick Starcevich, Scott Samuelson, Tim Ruth and Roger Klouda Kirkwood recognizes distinguished alumni, faculty and corporate partners Cedar Rapids, Iowa (April 25, 2016) —The Kirkwood Foundation recognized distinguished alumni, faculty and corporate partners at the 5th annual Celebration of Success on Friday, April 8, at The Hotel at […]

Hotel Earns Fifth Consecutive Four Diamond Rating

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (April 25, 2016)-For the fifth 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 four hotels in Iowa to earn this superior designation for upscale amenities and high quality. “It’s wonderful that our hardworking […]

Yegge Nets Career Win Number 500

Kirkwood Head Softball Coach Joe Yegge speaks to his players after a game Kirkwood softball coach reaches milestone after victory over Northeast Cedar Rapids, Iowa (April 23, 2016)-Kirkwood Head Softball Coach Joe Yegge won his 500th game as a head coach on Saturday after a 14-0 victory in the first game of a doubleheader versus Northeast […]


The Eagle5 for the Month of April 2016

A look at the top five news stories for Kirkwood Community College for April 2016.

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Kirkwood Softball Earns Top Seed in Regional Tournament

Kirkwood’s Taylor Nearad Fourth-ranked Eagles wrap up phenomenal season with 51-4 record Cedar Rapids, Iowa (April 28, 2016)-The Kirkwood softball team earned the number one seed heading into the 2016 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region XI-A Division II Softball Tournament. The team will host the eighth-seeded Ellsworth Community College Panthers on Friday (4/29) […]

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Yegge at 499 Career Wins Heading into Weekend Games

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (April 22, 2016)-Kirkwood Head Softball Coach Joe Yegge sits at 499 career wins before this weekend’s games. Yegge is in his ninth season as the head coach at Kirkwood. Prior to leading the Eagles, Yegge was head coach at North Iowa Area Community College from 1998-2002. His overall record at both schools […]

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Kirkwood Secondary Program Aims to Combat Brain Drain

High school students get rare glance at food science and biotechnology industry Cedar Rapids, Iowa (April 19, 2016)-Kirkwood’s Workplace Learning Connection (WLC) introduced more than 80 high school students from around Iowa’s Creative Corridor to the world of food science and biotechnology. WLC, a program for middle and high school students, educates them about career […]

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Kirkwood Offering New Instructional Format

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (April 18, 2016)–Kirkwood Community College will begin offering a new instructional format this summer. The new WebLive courses allow students to take live classes from anywhere in the world. For students who live in or around Kirkwood’s seven-county region, the option will also be available to attend the class in-person, either on […]

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April Student of the Month: Cory Rude

What is your background? Hometown? High school? Family members?: I was born and raised right next to Czech Village in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. I am a proud graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School. I have one brother, Mike and one sister, Hanna. My mother is an amazing woman and I am blessed to have her […]

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High Tech Days Spotlights Careers in Business and IT

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (April 6, 2016)-Kirkwood Community College will host High Tech Girls Day this Friday, April 8, targeting local middle school and high school girls interested in exploring business and information technology careers. High Tech Girls Day will take place in Nielsen Hall on Kirkwood’s main campus from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Students […]

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