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Kirkwood SIFE Team Wins Regional Competition

Students now prepare for national contests May 13-15 The Kirkwood Community College Students in Free Enterprise Team matched its educational outreach projects against other SIFE Teams at the 2008 SIFE Regional competition and Career Opportunity Fair. In Chicago competitions in late March, a panel of 19 judges honored Kirkwood SIFE as Regional Champions. The Kirkwood […]

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College Info Session Schedule Set

Monthly programs will share process, resources for adults considering college Kirkwood Community College will hold adult student information sessions monthly beginning in March. These “Start Here, Go Anywhere” programs are for any adult interested in exploring college opportunities at Kirkwood. An early evening session is scheduled for the last Wednesday of every month to allow […]

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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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