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State Prison Inmates to Receive Diplomas, Special Recognition

ANAMOSA, IOWA (June 15, 2016)-Anamosa State Penitentiary and Kirkwood Community College will honor high school and apprenticeship graduates at a special ceremony beginning at 1:15 p.m. on June 22 in the visiting room at the prison located at 406 North High Street in Anamosa. Nineteen students have earned their high school education by either completing […]

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Kirkwood Bond Sale Boosts Corridor Job Growth

Nineteen area businesses participate in Iowa’s New Jobs Training Program CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (June 14, 2016)-Kirkwood Community College enabled businesses in Iowa’s Creative Corridor to grow, administering the state’s Iowa New Jobs Training Program (260E). The college’s nearly $5 million bond sale helped generate 533 new jobs in eastern Iowa. 260E is the state’s incentive […]

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The Eagle5 for the Month of June 2016

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

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June Student of the Month: Heather Stuck

What is your background?: The first half of my childhood was spent in little-town McGregor, Iowa where I lived with my family.  I have four siblings and I’m smack dab in the middle. At age 14 my parents decided to pack us up and move to Forsyth, Missouri, which is about 15 miles east of […]

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Kirkwood Boosts No. 1 Ag Program with Combine Simulator

A Kirkwood student operates the new simulator College becomes first two-year institution in the world to use new technology CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (June 7, 2016)-Kirkwood Community College has become the first two-year college in the world to add the John Deere S-Series Premium Combine Simulator to its teaching curriculum. The addition of the state-of-the-art technology […]

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Kirkwood Conferences Dedicated to the Safety of Iowa Water

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (June 6, 2016)-The safety of the state’s water supply will be the focus of Kirkwood Community College’s innovative water and wastewater conferences. Held annually, the conferences bring together industry leaders to focus on water quality and protection. The Annual Water Conference runs June 20 – 21 with the Wastewater Conference July 25 […]

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