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Kirkwood Students Attend National Conference

Business Professionals of America students place Six students from the Kirkwood Cedar Rapids Business Professionals of America chapter joined over 5,000 other conference delegates from across the nation to participate in the National Leadership Conference held in Reno, Nevada, May 6 through May 11. In addition to the current students, chapter alumnus Amanda Shakespeare served […]

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Long-distance Learning

Kirkwood student earns degree all the way from New Jersey Chris Kelley of Neptune Township, New Jersey has been taking classes online at Kirkwood Community College. He came to campus on May 9 to meet with all of the people he had been conversing with for years as well as receive his diploma at commencement […]

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All in the Family

Venezuelan brothers pinpoint success Three brothers living under one roof have all been selected as Kirkwood Community College outstanding students. Hector and Nicolas Prada-Alvarez along with their older brother Marco Prada-Rodriguez attend classes at the Kirkwood Iowa City campus. Although their majors are different each of the brothers have taken classes together at Kirkwood with […]

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Kirkwood Student Productions Earns Honor at IBNA

KSP is first community college ever to place at Iowa Broadcast News Association Kirkwood Student Productions (KSP) was awarded Honorable Mention at the IBNA (Iowa Broadcast News Association). The accomplishment marks the first time KSP has placed at the IBNA. Kirkwood is also the only community college ever to place. KSP Adviser Gale Smetana described […]

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Building for Success

Abbas saws into male dominated field Kirkwood Community College Outstanding Student Joanne Abbas is one woman who is not afraid of a challenge. “Being the only female Carpentry major you definitely have to prove yourself. It is definitely a male dominated field,” said Abbas. Carpentry wasn’t Abbas’s first choice; she also studied textile design at […]

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Kirkwood Offers “Camps on a Mission”

KICK program provides fun activities with side orders of learning and career knowledge Does your 10-year-old want to earn money as a professional pet sitter? Maybe your 12-year-old has a lawn-mowing business in mind. “Your Lucky Day: Entrepreneur’s Workshop,” a seminar being offered June 13 by Kirkwood Community College’s summer KICK Program, will teach young […]

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