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Nursing Student Credits Scholarship Support

Mallory Gritton is the first to say she wouldn’t be where she is today – pursuing a nursing career – if it weren’t for Kirkwood and its support system of scholarships. Today, the 21-year old can’t wait to complete Kirkwood’s Associate Degree Nursing program so she can join the workforce and test her skills. And […]

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Foundation Honors Allsops with Legacy Award

Couple saluted for gifts, support and community philanthropy Two long-time benefactors of Kirkwood Community College and beyond have earned the highest honor bestowed on friends of the college. The Kirkwood Foundation honored Robert and Elizabeth Allsop with the Samuel J. Kirkwood Legacy Award. Foundation leaders presented the Allsops with the award at the annual Samuel […]

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Eric Weiler Joins Kirkwood Foundation Staff

Kirkwood Community College has hired Eric Weiler as Annual Giving Director for the Kirkwood Foundation. He began his duties May 27. Weiler comes to the position from Goodwill Industries of the Heartland, where he was the agency’s director of development. Weiler has also served in positions with the Boy Scouts of America in Des Moines […]

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Kirkwood Foundation Bests $11 Million Goal

“Quiet Campaign” eclipsed fund goal with minimal cost to college; Cheryle Mitvalsky saluted at event Supporters and friends of Kirkwood Community College gathered to celebrate a successful capital campaign Tuesday night. College officials and community donors cheered the news that more than $11 million was pledged to The Kirkwood Foundation. The vast majority of the […]

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Kirkwood Honors Rohde Family for Support

Kirkwood Community College held its 12th annual Samuel J. Kirkwood Society dinner on Oct. 17. The Kirkwood Foundation honored more than 300 members of the society and inducted 20 new family and corporate members into the group. The college also awarded the society’s annual Legacy Award to the C.P. Rohde family, honoring the late Mr. […]

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Kirkwood Receives Major Gift from Former Student

Mike Gould has come a long way from washing cars in Iowa City. The eastern Iowa native held that job for five years at the University of Iowa, cleaning hospital ambulances and other vehicles until late in the night. That was before Gould began a journey of learning and service that led across the U.S. […]

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