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Corridor Community Approves Kirkwood Bond Issue

A rendering of Iowa Hall where the new student center will be located $60 million measure passes with super majority following September 12 vote CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (September 15, 2017)-On September 12, 69 percent of voters in Kirkwood Community College’s service area approved a 25-cent per $1,000 valuation bond issue which will generate $60 million to […]

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The Eagle5 for the Month of September 2017

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

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September Student of the Month: MacKenzie Kiel

What is your background?: I am from Rock Valley, Iowa, and attended Rock Valley Community School. I have my parents and one 13 year old brother back at home. What brought you to Kirkwood and why?: Kirkwood was my first choice back when was a sophomore in high school. But, I ended up deciding to […]

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Spikes in Adult High School Programs Spurs Need for Tutors

September is Adult Literacy Awareness Month Cedar Rapids, Iowa (September 11, 2017)-In light of Adult Literacy Awareness Month, Kirkwood Community College is pleased to announce increased enrollment during 2016-2017 for its High School Completion Programs, including adult basic education and English as a second language (ESL). To serve the influx of students, the college seeks […]

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Kirkwood Pilots Onsite Paraeducator Training

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (August 30, 2017)—Kirkwood Community College recently partnered with the Mount Vernon School District piloting onsite, healthcare training for employees assisting students with diverse needs, or paraeducators. The 40-hour training course taught by Registered Nurse Teresa Boston was customized to meet the student demands in the Mount Vernon School district. Taking vital signs, […]

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August Student of the Month Jennifer Curtis

What is your background?: I was Born in Lacrosse, Wis. and moved around a lot growing up. I moved to Cedar Rapids when I was in middle school and have called it home since. I went to high school at Thomas Jefferson, but earned my diploma through a program at Kirkwood in 2012. I started […]

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