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Kirkwood Pilots Onsite Paraeducator Training

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (August 30, 2017)—Kirkwood Community College recently partnered with the Mount Vernon School District piloting onsite, healthcare training for employees assisting students with diverse needs, or paraeducators. The 40-hour training course taught by Registered Nurse Teresa Boston was customized to meet the student demands in the Mount Vernon School district. Taking vital signs, […]

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August Student of the Month Jennifer Curtis

What is your background?: I was Born in Lacrosse, Wis. and moved around a lot growing up. I moved to Cedar Rapids when I was in middle school and have called it home since. I went to high school at Thomas Jefferson, but earned my diploma through a program at Kirkwood in 2012. I started […]

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The Eagle5 for the Month of August 2017

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

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Kirkwood Community College at the 2017 Iowa State Fair

Kirkwood Community College will once again be at the Iowa State Fair. College representatives will be set up at a booth in the Varied Industries Building across from the grandstand. The booth is going to be located in spaces 343-345 and 436-438. Visitors stopping by will be able to ask questions, discover all the exciting […]

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Health 411 Conference Set for August 4

Kirkwood EMT students take part in a medical emergency training session in the fall of 2016. CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (July 24, 2017)—Kirkwood Community College’s Health 411: A Conference for Health Professionals will take place Friday, August 4. The one-day event will focus on addiction, concussions, telemedicine and vision therapy. Conference Coordinator Laura Daman explained, “This […]

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The Eagle5 for the Month of July 2017

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

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