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Skills 2010 Report Released

Kirkwood, economic development partners cite research study results A local consortium of economic development professionals has just completed an extensive study of area workforce readiness and skill level factors. The Skills 2010 Report was presented in a public conference at Kirkwood Community College today. Representatives of Kirkwood, Priority One and the Iowa City Area Development […]

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Kirkwood to Host Annual IAS Meeting April 11-12

Iowa Academy of Science opens opportunities to the public For only the second time in 120 years, the Iowa Academy of Science will meet on a community college campus. On April 11-12, the public is invited to Kirkwood Community College to attend the meeting, which will feature numerous science events. The free events are sponsored […]

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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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