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TGIF Popularity Booms, Students Choose Kirkwood

The student recruitment tool used at Kirkwood, known as TGIF (To Get Information Fast), has become a phenomenon. TGIF has consistently drawn in approximately 90 students and 60 parents at each of the 26 dates so far this year. Those students come from 236 high schools in Iowa, Illinois, Maine, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nebraska, Virginia and […]

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Many Scholarships for “Involved” Students

Kirkwood aid programs reward volunteer and community work as well as academic achievement For high-achieving students in eastern Iowa, Kirkwood Community College is sending out a message: “You are who we are looking for.” For about fifteen years in a row, Kirkwood has made the first year of college easier for hundreds of who have […]

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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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