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Kirkwood’s Truck Driving Education Enhanced by Hummer’s Veteran Apprentice Program

Program aim to address driver shortage Cedar Rapids, Iowa (August 31, 2015)-Kirkwood’s Hummer partnership will be enhanced by the company’s designation by the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) as a registered apprentice program. Veterans with GI Bill or post 9/11 benefits can transition from the military into a truck driving career with Kirkwood training and […]

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Kirkwood Classes Begin August 24, New Programs Added

At the start of the fall semester on August 24, Kirkwood Community College will offer four new programs. Exercise Science, Business Administration, Honda Professional Automobile Career Training (PACT) and MOPAR CAP (Career Automotive Program) LOCAL will be added to the list of more than 120 programs Kirkwood offers. Students will learn how to help people […]

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The Eagle5 for August 2015

A look at the top five news stories for Kirkwood Community College for August 2015.

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August Student of the Month: Ben Guthrie

What is your background? Hometown? High school? Family members?: I’m from Hopkinton, Iowa and graduated from Maquoketa Valley High School. My mom’s name is Julie and my dad’s name is Dave. I have two sisters named Betsey and Taylor. I grew up on a farm with 250 acres of corn and soybeans, and an 800 […]

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Workforce Leaders Help Kirkwood Create Training for In-demand Jobs

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (August 5, 2015)—With input from area workforce leaders, Kirkwood Community College has developed training to address applicant shortages in the areas of financial and customer service, healthcare, information technology, manufacturing, and transportation and logistics. According to the 2014 Workforce and Economic Development Regional Status Report, regional industry projections indicate large employment gains […]

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Exchange Participants Build Workforce and Leadership Skills

(Front row from left to right): Ziadah, Nagina Kulsoom, Necati Ekmekcioglu (Back row from left to right): Amira Elmasoudy, Adil Imran, Sher Baz Khan, Faiz Faiz Exchange participants are arriving at Kirkwood Community College, one of 17 campuses across 11 states, to begin the 2015-2016 Community College Initiative (CCI) Program. The CCI Program is a […]

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