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The Eagle5 for the Month of May 2017

A look at the top five news stories for Kirkwood Community College for May 2017.

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Kirkwood Dedicates Tippie Business Education Center

Henry Tippie speaks at the dedication ceremony at Kirkwood Community College on Thursday night. Iowa native Henry B. Tippie honored at ceremony following $1.1 million gift CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (May 11, 2017)-Kirkwood Community College dedicated the Tippie Business Education Center at Nielsen Hall in a ceremony today on Kirkwood’s main campus. The center was named […]

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May Student of the Month: Kerin Lopez

What is you background?: I was born and raised in Honduras. I grew up with my grandparents, because my mom moved to the USA when I was four. I have two sisters and one brother, my younger sister and I moved to the United States five years ago. It was the biggest change of my […]

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All Stars Event Brings High Demand Jobs to the Forefront

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (May 11, 2017)—Kirkwood Community College will hold the first workforce All Stars of the Creative Corridor celebration on Thursday, May 25. The event honoring young people making an impact in Eastern Iowa’s key industries, brings occupations with shortages to the forefront in an effort to grow talent pipelines. Since 2011 the college […]

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Iowa City Campus, City Promote Minority Entrepreneurship

Kirkwood’s Iowa City Campus IOWA CITY, Iowa (May 8, 2017)—Kirkwood Community College has partnered with the City of Iowa City to promote entrepreneurship by minorities. The college will host Iowa City’s business launch seminar on Saturday, May 20. Seven years ago Iowa had the lowest number of minority-owned businesses in the country, according to the […]

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Starcevich Receives Special Honor from Grant Wood AEA

TIFFIN, Iowa (May 5, 2017)-Kirkwood Community College President Mick Starcevich was presented the Grant Wood Area Education Agency (GWAEA) Leadership for Learning award at a ceremony in Tiffin on Wednesday night. The award, which is not presented every year, is given when the GWAEA executive cabinet identifies someone in the community that embodies a strong leader […]

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