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Kirkwood Boosts Think Pink Cause

Mid-Feb. events in Johnson Hall mixed fun and fund-raising for national cancer effort On Feb. 16, Johnson Hall was pink. Fans came expecting to see the classic Kirkwood Blue as the dominant color in the gym. They might have been surprised to see a blaze of pink throughout. It was a timely color change, for […]

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Eide Pursues Her Dream, Earns Academic Honor

In January of 2006, Darla Eide decided to make her dream a reality. Eide was working full-time as a server at Olive Garden Italian restaurant, but opted to return to college after 30 years. Eide wanted to pursue her vision and get her degree in Restaurant Management. Eide’s hard work inside and out of the […]

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Kirkwood Sheds Light on Student’s Future

With the help of Kirkwood Community College, Tracey Wylie sees learning in a whole new light. “I look at education as something that I can conquer now versus an unattainable goal,” she said. Not only has Wylie conquered education, she has excelled while doing it. Wylie, along with three other Kirkwood students has been named […]

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Professors, Presidential Hopeful Inspire Student

Giorgio D’Addezio is involved. He is dedicated to his community of Iowa City, he is participating in the upcoming election, he works as an interpreter at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and he is a member of various volunteer clubs around campus. D’Addezio’s reason for being involved is simple. “I have met many […]

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Guest Lecture on US/Global Relations, Feb. 28

“Mission Unaccomplished” discussion set for 234 Cedar Hall A guest lecturer will discuss United States foreign policy in a free program at Kirkwood Community College. Jeffery Laurenti, a senior policy advisor to the United Nations Foundation, and an expert on security issues, the drug trade, American foreign policy, economic sanctions, and the role of the […]

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Zieser Earns a Spot on All-Iowa Academic Team

Kirkwood Community College student Traci Zieser has found the perfect balance With her busy home life, full academic load and throng of extracurricular activities, she has managed to excel not only in the classroom, but also in the community. “I keep a very organized planner,” Zieser said. “The activities and volunteer work I am involved […]

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