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Kirkwood Three-year Workforce Training Goals Exceeded

Job Ready, Willing and Able Initiative Complete CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (February 21, 2017)-Kirkwood Community College’s effort to expand training for middle-skill jobs exceeded goals with a $150,000 grant awarded by the American Association of Community Colleges (A.A.C.C.). The college was one of 17 community colleges nationwide, selected to participate in the Job Ready, Willing and […]

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Kirkwood Receives 2016 Tree Campus USA Recognition

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (February 20, 2017)–Kirkwood Community College has been recognized with 2016 Tree Campus USA® recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management. This is the sixth time the college has received the honor. Tree Campus USA is a national program created in 2008 by the Arbor Day […]

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Kirkwood Women’s Conference Empowers with Humor

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (February 20, 2017)—Kirkwood Community College’s Beyond Rubies Women’s Conference takes place March 2 -3 at the Kirkwood Center on main campus in Cedar Rapids. This year’s keynote speakers put a humorous spin on two trending topics. Fortune 50 veteran Matt Havens, specializes in marketing, employee retention and management. His interactive presentation “Stop […]

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Students Offer Free Income Tax Assistance

Volunteers aid with both Federal and Iowa returns CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (February 17, 2017)-Kirkwood Community College students are volunteering to assist area taxpayers with their 2016 Federal and Iowa tax returns. Accounting students have opened their Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program to aid students, staff and faculty in preparing the basic levels of tax […]

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Winter Gardening Fair Held on Kirkwood’s Main Campus

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (February 15, 2017)-Kirkwood Community College will hold the Winter Gardening Fair on Saturday, February 25, in Cedar Hall on main campus in Cedar Rapids. The Iowa State University Linn County Extension Office hosts this annual event. The one-day event features 40 workshops and hands-on classes by Iowa Master Gardeners ranging from critter […]

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Kirkwood Conference Focuses on Workplace Safety

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (February 14, 2017)-Kirkwood Community College will host the sixth annual East Central Iowa Safety and Health Conference on Thursday, February 23, 2017, at the Kirkwood Center on main campus in Cedar Rapids. The conference will address topics designed to prevent workplace injuries and accidents. Improving workplace safety can save U.S. employers billions […]

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