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Student Receives Prestigious Technology Award

Kirkwood student Michael Sammons (third from left) with League President and CEO, Dr. Rufus Glasper (left), and two other award recipients CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (November 29, 2016)-Kirkwood Community College Energy Production and Distribution student Michael Sammons has been awarded a 2016 Terry O’Banion Student Technology Award from the League for Innovation in the Community College. […]

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Kirkwood Students Awarded Scholarships from Grainger

From left to right: Joshua Bowman, Greg Sindt and Sean Bohannon Tools for Tomorrow scholarships support skilled trades and public safety CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (November 21, 2016)-Kirkwood Industrial Technologies students Sean Bohannon and Joshua Bowman were each awarded a $2,000 Grainger Tools for Tomorrow scholarship by Grainger, a local distributor of facilities maintenance supplies. Grainger partners with […]

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Kirkwood Awarded Nearly $800,000 for STEM Education

Kirkwood chemistry students Funds from National Science Foundation to be used to support STEM programs CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (November 14, 2016)-Kirkwood Community College has been awarded funds from five programs at the National Science Foundation (NSF) totaling $781,470. The money will be used to support programs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. All […]

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The Eagle5 for the Month of November 2016

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

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November Student of the Month: Halona Poor

What is your background?: I was born in upstate New York. After my parents separated I was raised by my mother in Mount Pleasant, Iowa with with my younger sister, Ae-In. I graduated from Mount Pleasant Community High School in 2013 and then spent a year abroad with a leadership program called Generation Peace Academy. […]

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Kirkwood to Celebrate International Week Nov. 14-18

A display from the 2015 International Showcase CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (November 9, 2016)-Kirkwood Community College will be celebrating International Week from Nov. 14-18 on Kirkwood’s campuses in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City. Various events are scheduled during the annual weeklong celebration to promote the importance of international education. According to Dawn Wood, director of International […]

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