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Kirkwood Conferences Focus on Iowa Water Quality

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (June 7, 2017)-Kirkwood Community College will host the Annual Water Conference on June 26 – 27, and the Annual Wastewater Conference on July 24 – 25, at the Kirkwood Continuing Education and Training Center. The conferences bring together industry leaders to focus on water quality and protection. Additionally, professionals can renew licenses […]

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Workshop Helps in Identifying Mental Health Issues

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (June 6, 2017)-Kirkwood Community College Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence, Dr. Pedro Sanchez-Escobedo, will hold an eight-hour mental health workshop for healthcare providers on June 13 and 14. The workshop is designed to help providers identify underlying mental health issues with illness. The workshop, Basic Mental Health Clinical Skills for Healthcare Practitioners, will meet on […]

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The Eagle5 for the Month of June 2017

A look at the top five news stories for Kirkwood Community College for June 2017.

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June Student of the Month: Takia Wade

What is your background?: I was born and raised in Aurora, Illinois where the majority of my family lives. I came to Iowa in 2012 after I graduated from West Aurora High School. The state was far enough away that I could experience something different, but also see family on a regular basis. After moving […]

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College Positioned for Computer Science Legislation

The Tippie Business Education Center at Nielsen Hall CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (May 30, 2017)-Kirkwood Community College is ahead of the curve training area educators and students about information technology (IT). Recent changes in Iowa’s legislation on computer science education integration for grades K-12 will increase the need for training among teachers. On April 28, 2017, […]

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Vegetable Gardening Moves Indoors

A Kirkwood Horticulture student inspects some tomatoes  CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (May 24, 2017)-Hydroponic and aquaponic systems were installed in the Kirkwood greenhouse to teach the next generation of horticulturalists this environmentally-friendly way of gardening. When it’s too cold for outdoor gardening, the growing season moves indoors to help continually supply garden-fresh produce to patrons of […]

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