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Kirkwood Adds Honors Program Classes

Expanded choices begin with Fall 2008 semester, providing “academic rigor on a budget” Over the past decade, many Kirkwood Community College students have participated in the college’s Honors Program. Working closely with faculty mentors, they pursue in-depth academic learning projects that enrich their Kirkwood classroom experiences. Now the stage is set for Kirkwood to take […]

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Alcohol Screening Day Set, April 10

The Campus Health and Student Development offices of Kirkwood Community College will host an alcohol screening program on April 10, 2008. That is National Alcohol Screening Day® (NASD), an annual awareness event that provides education about alcohol and health as well as free, anonymous screening for alcohol use problems. Private FREE screenings will be held […]

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Mechatronics Classes Build Career Skills

Training uses combinations of technologies to boost area jobs, commerce When someone mentions Iowa, manufacturing usually isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. In reality, however, the state ranks No. 8 in the country in terms of gross state product contributed from industry, according to Phil Thomas, dean of the Industrial Technologies department at […]

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Culinary Students Experience Japan

Spring break study abroad trip introduces students to Japanese culture Kirkwood Culinary Arts students left March 14 to study abroad in Japan over spring break. “[These students] are a wonderful representation of our college and we should be so proud that they have taken this opportunity to enhance their culinary skills in an international setting,” […]

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Kirkwood Iowa City Campus Hosts Wellness Fair

Free event set for April 3 The Iowa City Campus of Kirkwood Community College will be the site for a free Health and Wellness Fair on Thursday, April 3. More than 20 exhibitors and information booths will share a wide range of information and demonstrations from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Student Commons […]

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Holocaust Speaker at Kirkwood, April 15

WW II survivor Hedy Epstein to share her life story Kirkwood Community College and area supporters will present a speaker on the Holocaust Tuesday, April 15. The 11 a.m. program will feature Hedy Epstein, a survivor of the Nazis in World War II. Her presentation, “Remembering is Not Enough” will be held in 234 Cedar […]

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