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The Eagle5 for the Month of November 2017

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

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November Student of the Month: Carly Miller

What is your background?: I am from Nora Springs, a small town in northern Iowa. I grew up on a farm with my sister Kendra and my parents and Criss and Michelle Miller. I graduated from Central Springs High School in Manly, Iowa. What brought you to Kirkwood and why?: I chose Kirkwood because it […]

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Kirkwood-Trained Chefs Part of Major Big Apple Event

Skills Showcased in Area Restaurants CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (November 6, 2017)—Five former and current Kirkwood Community College Culinary Arts students were invited to prepare dinner at the esteemed James Beard House in New York, further validating the program’s top-20 ranking as one of the Best Culinary Schools in the U.S. The selected chefs work for […]

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Programs for Unemployed, Underemployed Making Strides

A Kirkwood Welding student CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (October 25, 2017)—Students of Kirkwood Community College’s programs for the unemployed and underemployed have gainful employment per data collected by the college. Graduates are filling high demand jobs, and in turn are positively affecting the regional economy. Programs were established in partnership with United Way and other community […]

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Kirkwood, Manufacturing Sector Tout Teen Career Awareness

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (October 13, 2017)—Kirkwood’s Workplace Learning Connection (WLC) has partnered with area high schools to facilitate tours of manufacturers, Oct. 16 – 20, during the 5th annual Advancing the Future event. The public event, coordinated by area manufacturers, is designed to showcase manufacturing advancement and educate participants about the industry’s high-demand occupations. WLC […]

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The Eagle5 for the Month of October 2017

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

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