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Conference Addresses Special Needs Emergency Response

Students participate in a 2016 disaster drill at Kirkwood CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (March 7, 2017)-Kirkwood Community College’s annual Code 1 emergency care conference, March 10 – 11, will prepare first responders and other emergency healthcare providers to respond to children with special needs, among other topics. “Caring for pediatric patients in of itself requires specialized […]

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Core Ensemble to Perform at Annual Humanities Lecture

Chamber music theatre piece celebrates African American women CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (March 6, 2017)-On Thursday, March 9, at 11:15 a.m. the Core Ensemble will perform the chamber music theatre work Ain’t I a Woman! in Ballantyne Auditorium at Kirkwood Community College. Chamber Music Theatre is a unique performance format developed by the Core Ensemble featuring […]

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Lecture to Focus on Local Air Quality

Free program will feature results from local environmental research CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (March 3, 2017)-Kirkwood Community College will present its 45th Mel Oliven lecture on March 7 at 11:15 a.m. in Ballantyne Auditorium on Kirkwood’s main campus in Cedar Rapids. Dr. Elizabeth Stone, University of Iowa associate professor and founder of the Stone Research Group […]

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Kirkwood Camps Intended to Build Future Talent Pipeline

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (March 1, 2017)—Kirkwood Community College has expanded efforts for growing the talent pipeline in Iowa’s Creative Corridor to include area youth, ages 8 – 15. Enrollment spikes in Kirkwood’s Interactive Camps for Kids (KICK) prompted course expansion in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to prepare for future workforce needs. According to […]

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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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