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The Eagle5 for the Month of February 2018

A look at the top five news stories for Kirkwood Community College for February 2018.

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Kirkwood Keynote Presents the HERO Effect, Making a Difference Every Day

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (February 14, 2018)—Kirkwood Community College will hold the seventh annual East Central Iowa Safety and Health Conference on Thursday, Feb. 22, at The Kirkwood Center in Cedar Rapids. Keynote speaker and acclaimed author of “The Hero Effect,” Kevin Brown, will equate business success to workers’ ability to be their best selves. The […]

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February Student of the Month: Austen Carnahan

What is your background?: My name is Austen Carnahan and I am from a small town called Oxford, Iowa. I went to Clear Creek Amana High School and graduated 2016. In addition to my parents, I have three sisters and one brother. What brought you to Kirkwood and why?: I came here to get my […]

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Area Demand Spurs Kirkwood CNC Machining Training

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa-Kirkwood Community College is partnering with IowaWORKS to offer a 16-week training program for computer numerically controlled (CNC) machining to offset the worker shortages of area manufacturers. Upon completion, the hands-on program includes potential interviews for jobs paying between $15 – $24 per hour. According to Elevate Iowa, by 2020 demand for CNC […]

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Kirkwood, Corridor Development to Commence Workforce Study

Project to capture data on future Corridor workforce needs CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (January 29, 2018)-During the first week of February, targeted employers throughout the Cedar Rapids/Iowa City region will be receiving an electronic invitation to participate in the Skills 2019 Talent Forecast, a new survey that seeks to capture data on the future employment needs […]

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January Student of the Month: Mason Jacobs

What is your background?: I was born and raised in Cedar Rapids. I went to Kennedy High School and graduated in the Class of 2016. My mom’s name is Kelly and my dad’s name is Victor, and I have two siblings: one younger brother, Nolan, and one older sister, April. What brought you to Kirkwood […]

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