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The Eagle5 for the Month of March 2017

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

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March Student of the Month: Nathan Huisenga

What is your background?: I was born in Cheverly, Maryland, and then lived in Greenbelt, Maryland until the third grade. After that, I moved to Vermont and lived there until my senior year, which is when I moved to Marion, Iowa. I am the son of Mark and Diane Huisenga, and I also have a twin […]

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Conference Addresses Special Needs Emergency Response

Students participate in a 2016 disaster drill at Kirkwood CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (March 7, 2017)-Kirkwood Community College’s annual Code 1 emergency care conference, March 10 – 11, will prepare first responders and other emergency healthcare providers to respond to children with special needs, among other topics. “Caring for pediatric patients in of itself requires specialized […]

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Core Ensemble to Perform at Annual Humanities Lecture

Chamber music theatre piece celebrates African American women CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (March 6, 2017)-On Thursday, March 9, at 11:15 a.m. the Core Ensemble will perform the chamber music theatre work Ain’t I a Woman! in Ballantyne Auditorium at Kirkwood Community College. Chamber Music Theatre is a unique performance format developed by the Core Ensemble featuring […]

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Lecture to Focus on Local Air Quality

Free program will feature results from local environmental research CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (March 3, 2017)-Kirkwood Community College will present its 45th Mel Oliven lecture on March 7 at 11:15 a.m. in Ballantyne Auditorium on Kirkwood’s main campus in Cedar Rapids. Dr. Elizabeth Stone, University of Iowa associate professor and founder of the Stone Research Group […]

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Kirkwood Camps Intended to Build Future Talent Pipeline

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (March 1, 2017)—Kirkwood Community College has expanded efforts for growing the talent pipeline in Iowa’s Creative Corridor to include area youth, ages 8 – 15. Enrollment spikes in Kirkwood’s Interactive Camps for Kids (KICK) prompted course expansion in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to prepare for future workforce needs. According to […]

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