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Kirkwood Named U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (April 22, 2015)–It was announced today that Kirkwood Community College has been selected as a U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School. Kirkwood is one of nine postsecondary institutions in the nation, and the only one in Iowa, to receive this honor. Prior to this national acclaim, Kirkwood had been recognized at […]

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Wind Turbine Surpasses $1 Million Mark for Energy Produced

Kirkwood’s wind turbine on main campus Turbine offsets main campus electrical power needs by 24 percent Cedar Rapids, Iowa (April 22, 2015)-The wind turbine on Kirkwood Community College’s main campus has surpassed the $1 million dollar mark for total electricity generated. The energy produced reduces the college’s electrical carbon footprint by nearly one quarter. The […]

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Kirkwood named State of Iowa Green Ribbon School

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (April 21, 2015)–Kirkwood Community College was selected as a State of Iowa Higher Education Institute Green Ribbon School by the Iowa Department of Education. This advances Kirkwood as a nominee to the federal level for the U.S. Department of Education’s Green Ribbon School designation that will be announced on April 22. The […]

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Every Day is Earth Day at Kirkwood

A look at www.kirkwood.edu/kirkwoodgreen Kirkwood Green website highlights Kirkwood’s sustainability practices Cedar Rapids, Iowa (April 20, 2015)–To showcase the sustainability practices on Kirkwood’s main campus and at all of its county and regional centers, a Kirkwood Green website has been developed. The website can be found at www.kirkwood.edu/kirkwoodgreen and is segmented into waste, energy, water […]

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College Partners with Industry to Promote Careers

Food Science and Biotechnology Day attended by 90 area high school students Cedar Rapids, Iowa (April 16, 2015)—Kirkwood’s Workplace Learning Connection teamed up with six area employers to educate students about career fields during the third annual Food Science and Biotechnology Day held on Wednesday, April 1. Juniors and seniors from Alburnett, Center Point-Urbana, Kennedy, […]

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Programs Relocate at Kirkwood Community College

New facility will help support students, employers and community learners Cedar Rapids, Iowa (April 16, 2015)—Kirkwood Continuing Education and Training Services (CE&TS), High School Completion and its training pathway (KPACE) programs are now under one roof at the Kirkwood Center for Lifelong Learning in the former RuffaloCODY building on Kirkwood’s main campus in Cedar Rapids. […]

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