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Zieser Earns a Spot on All-Iowa Academic Team

Kirkwood Community College student Traci Zieser has found the perfect balance With her busy home life, full academic load and throng of extracurricular activities, she has managed to excel not only in the classroom, but also in the community. “I keep a very organized planner,” Zieser said. “The activities and volunteer work I am involved […]

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Kirkwood, Consortium to Train “Green Collar” Jobs

New international group includes Indian Hills CC, many industry leaders in biofuels development (ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 4, 2008) — The number of “green collar” jobs is on the rise in America. By 2015, the biodiesel and ethanol industries will create more than 240,000 full-time jobs in all sectors related to renewable fuels production, economic experts […]

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Early College Dual-Credit a Big Value, Study Shows

Iowa Community College dual-enrollment programs demonstrate big economic impact, research shows High school students participating in dual enrollment programs through the Community Colleges of Iowa in a partnership with local community school districts saved the State the equivalent of $21.7 million in future state general aid assistance at other educational institutions and saved their families […]

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SIFE Students Win Grant for Credit Counseling

Award from AIG, Inc. will support workshops, info on smart financial and savings goals The Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team at Kirkwood Community College has been awarded an annual grant of $750 from AIG to participate in the Credit Counseling Challenge. The SIFE program is part of a national grant effort through AIG. The […]

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Call for Area Seniors Awards

Heritage Agency seeks nominations for Recognition of Service; March 7 deadline Nominations are now being sought by the Heritage Area Agency on Aging for the 2008 Recognition of Service Awards for Excellence in Service to Seniors. Awards will be presented to individuals who excel in the categories of: Outstanding Senior Volunteer and Outstanding Elected Public […]

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