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Support for Students that Keeps on Giving

Dave Bunting’s 37-year Kirkwood career reflects values and goals that build partnerships Dave Bunting retires in December from Kirkwood after a remarkable 37 years spanning a diverse career. But if you listen to him, you can tell that he will never truly leave career education. The love of it – and the students it serves […]

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Coach Surprised with Endowed Scholarship

Record-setting Women’s Basketball Head Coach Kim Muhl honored with announcement before Dec 5 game It takes a lot to shake the pre-game focus of Kim Muhl. But Saturday, December 5, just for a minute or two … that might have been the case. The Kirkwood Community College Eagles basketball women knew they had a worthy […]

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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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