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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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Kirkwood Iowa City Campus Hosts Wellness Fair

Free event set for April 3 The Iowa City Campus of Kirkwood Community College will be the site for a free Health and Wellness Fair on Thursday, April 3. More than 20 exhibitors and information booths will share a wide range of information and demonstrations from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Student Commons […]

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Holocaust Speaker at Kirkwood, April 15

WW II survivor Hedy Epstein to share her life story Kirkwood Community College and area supporters will present a speaker on the Holocaust Tuesday, April 15. The 11 a.m. program will feature Hedy Epstein, a survivor of the Nazis in World War II. Her presentation, “Remembering is Not Enough” will be held in 234 Cedar […]

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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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