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Beyond Rubies Conference Set for March 18-19

Two-day program is 28th annual gathering for personal growth and professional improvement This March, many hundreds of women will converge on Kirkwood Community College to share stories, learn new skills and get a fresh outlook on life. The 28th annual Beyond Rubies Conference is set for Tuesday and Wednesday, March 18-19 in Cedar Rapids. “Creating […]

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Kirkwood Hosts Wetlands Dinner & Art Sale

Events in Coralville March 15-16 to protect natural areas, provide learning Over 30 renowned Iowa and midwest nature and wildlife artists combine their talents to conserve wetlands at the Iowa Nature and Wildlife in Art Exhibition and Sale. Organizers will mark the 21st year of the event and the second year at a new venue […]

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Kirkwood Appoints New College Trustee

Keith Stamp to represent Jones County area Kirkwood Community College has appointed Dr. Keith Stamp of Monticello, Iowa as the newest member of the college’s board of trustees. The long-time educator will serve out the remaining term of Stacey Iben, also of Monticello. Iben recently gave up her Kirkwood board position to devote more time […]

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Kirkwood Offers Summer Camps with a “KICK”

Kirkwood offers dozens of learning experiences for youth during summer months For hundreds of area young people the summer of 2008 will include discovery, exploration and learning. That’s thanks to a wide range of new “KICK” summer camps through Kirkwood Community College. Most of the programs will cater to students entering 5th through 9th grades […]

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Kirkwood Boosts Think Pink Cause

Mid-Feb. events in Johnson Hall mixed fun and fund-raising for national cancer effort On Feb. 16, Johnson Hall was pink. Fans came expecting to see the classic Kirkwood Blue as the dominant color in the gym. They might have been surprised to see a blaze of pink throughout. It was a timely color change, for […]

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Eide Pursues Her Dream, Earns Academic Honor

In January of 2006, Darla Eide decided to make her dream a reality. Eide was working full-time as a server at Olive Garden Italian restaurant, but opted to return to college after 30 years. Eide wanted to pursue her vision and get her degree in Restaurant Management. Eide’s hard work inside and out of the […]

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