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The Eagle5 for the Month of February 2017

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

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February Student of the Month: Justin Letellier

What is your background?: I moved to Cedar Rapids with my family when I was in second grade. I went to Jackson elementary, and Franklin middle school before graduating from Kennedy high school. After that I continued my education at Iowa State University and here at Kirkwood. What brought you to Kirkwood and why?: I wanted […]

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Free Training for Area Workers Affected by Layoffs

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (February 8, 2017)-Kirkwood Community College has allocated special funding to expand free training options in Iowa City, supplementing their partnership with IowaWORKS. Workforce funds enable the college to offer free skills courses and design training pathways for in-demand jobs. “Despite Iowa’s low unemployment rate, layoffs are happening throughout eastern Iowa,” said Kirkwood […]

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Starcevich Plans Kirkwood Retirement in June 2018

Search for successor to begin in the coming months CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (January 17, 2017)-Kirkwood Community College President Mick Starcevich announced his intention to retire following the 2017-2018 academic year in a speech to faculty and staff on Tuesday. The nationwide search to find his successor is set to begin in the coming months. Starcevich, […]

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The Eagle5 for the Month of January 2017

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

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January Student of the Month: Ben Stopka

What is your background?: I was born in Wheaton, Ill., on June 25, 1998. I grew up in the suburbs of Chicago with my mother, father, sister and brother. I was the youngest, with all of us exactly one year and 11 months apart. I went to Wheaton North High School and graduated in 2016. […]

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