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Americorps VISTA Members Needed

Will assist with flood recovery efforts in CR, IC; meetings June 20 and 23 Are you feeling helpless after the floods? Are you looking for an opportunity to volunteer but haven’t found the right fit? Give eight weeks to change the Corridor – and change your life. This summer, give back to community, get paid […]

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AgrowKnowledge, Pioneer Team for Biofuels Skills

Proposal will develop college-level Introduction to Biofuels course A nationwide agriculture education partnership will soon put grant dollars to work for renewable energy. AgrowKnowledge, the national agriscience and technology education center located at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa has announced a major support grant to boost biofuels education. A grant of $15,000 from […]

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Kirkwood Creates Two Flood Relief Funds

In response to the flooding disaster in eastern Iowa, the Kirkwood Community College Foundation has established two charitable funds to aid in recovery. The funds are in response to many offers of assistance. The “Friends of the Animal Shelter Fund” will receive contributions from the public to assist with the costs of caring for rescued […]

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Kirkwood Offers Pets “Shelter from the Storm”

Hundreds of animals and volunteers converge on C.R. campus to aid animal refugees –By Kathy Kaiser, Kirkwood News Service During a disastrous flood that seemed to be of Biblical proportions, it might be fitting to have a collection of animals resembling Noah’s Ark. A dedicated team at Kirkwood Community College has taken in hundreds of […]

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Kirkwood Students Aid Parkersburg School

Turfgrass team helps bring battered athletic field back On June 9 and 10 the Kirkwood Community College Turf Management student team partnered with the Iowa Sports Turf Managers Association (ISTMA) to help with clean-up efforts in Parkersburg. Both alumni and current students traveled north to assist the town in fixing the damage that was done […]

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Update: Kirkwood Classes Resume Thursday

Classes resume June 19; college offices & services still open Kirkwood Community College credit classes will resume on Thursday, June 19. Classes will open at all locations but the Kirkwood Vinton Center. Kirkwood classes have been canceled for Tuesday and Wednesday, June 17-18. Most college offices and support services ARE open and continue to serve […]

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