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Kirkwood Hosts Heart Walk, Aug. 9

Kirkwood hosts “Start! Linn County” Heart Walk, Aug. 9 Recommit to living healthy today and help stomp out the leading cause of death in the Linn County area by participating in the American Heart Association’s Start! Linn County Heart Walk on Saturday, August 9, at Kirkwood Community College. Events will start in front of RuffaloCODY […]

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Industrial Tech Student Wins National Award

Algona’s Tim Lind earns silver in SkillsUSA Competition A Kirkwood Community College student has beaten his personal best in national competition. Tim Lind of Algona competed in the Sheet Metal competition at SkillsUSA Nationals 2008 and took home the silver medal. The 44th annual event welcomed more than 5,000 contestants in 93 categories. In 2006-07 […]

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“Speak Up” Event at Kirkwood, July 31

Open Forum, 4 to 7 p.m. to focus on “Rebuild Iowa” efforts Speak Up Iowa Open House in Cedar Rapids — July 31 WHAT: Speak Up Iowa Open House WHEN: Thursday, July 31, 4-7 p.m. WHERE: Kirkwood Community College, Iowa Hall, Rooms A through D HOSTED BY: The Rebuild Iowa Office and the Rebuild Iowa […]

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New Adult Learner Day Program Set, Aug. 14

Event designed to ‘take the edge’ off returning to college For non-traditional students, Kirkwood Community College’s slogan couldn’t be more relevant. “‘Start here. Go Anywhere’ truly is the best saying Kirkwood could have. The opportunities are endless,” said Harry Ehmsen III, a non-traditional student at Kirkwood. A reception for adult students planning or considering coming […]

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Kirkwood Neighborhood Grows With Student Numbers

Student Life adds new person to enhance communication between student housing and the college When Kirkwood Community College built its first facilities on the south side of Cedar Rapids in the late 1960s, it was literally “the college in the cornfield.” By 2008 it is a dramatically different picture. The 600-plus acres of college campus […]

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Kirkwood Staffer Named to Rebuild Iowa Task Force

A Kirkwood Community College employee has been named to a state group exploring ways to rebuild Iowa’s arts and cultural communities hurt by the storms and floods of 2008. Arts Specialist Arbe Bareis has been appointed by Gov. Chet Culver to the Rebuild Iowa Advisory Commission-Cultural Heritage Task Force. The 22-member group is charged with […]

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