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Gary Rozek: The Gift of Affirmation

Gary Rozek is a longtime Kirkwood enthusiast When asked how he got involved in so many local endeavors, Gary Rozek answers simply, “I said yes.” Born and raised in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and the second of seven siblings, he’s a man deeply rooted in family and community life. Rozek finds that Kirkwood mirrors his enthusiasm for […]

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Pre-engineering Student Awarded Kirkwood Scholarship

Tamara Mull plans to be a Disney Imagineer Achieving is nothing new for Tamara Mull. This freshman defines the promise of Kirkwood: making the most of what you’ve got. Growing up on a farm near Monticello with her grandparents, Tamara learned early to push to overcome obstacles. Her mother taught her determination; she was a […]

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Saluting those who serve, then learn

Kirkwood honors student-veterans at May 16 event, highlighting support services and new Purple Heart scholarship program It might be the crisp haircuts or the distinctive “camo” fatigues and backpacks they carry. It might also be the swift, in-charge way they walk across campus. Those and other indicators are everywhere at Kirkwood Community College, showing that […]

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Kirkwood Foundation Receives Gift from the Estate of Gail Cox

The Marlin B. and Gail F. Cox Endowed Scholarship will continue to benefit many students The Kirkwood Foundation gratefully announces the receipt of a gift from the estate of Gail Cox of Cedar Rapids. It will be added to the Marlin B. and Gail F. Cox Endowed Scholarship, established in 2010 to provide scholarships for […]

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The Kirkwood Foundation’s Spring 2014 Issue of Currents

The spring 2014 issue of Currents is out. Click here to read it.

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Major Gift from ACT, Inc. Powers Student STEM Success

For a region that needs a legion of skilled science and technology professionals, a big gift from longtime friends of the college was welcome news to Kirkwood Community College. In a few years, that support has already fueled promising futures in our Corridor. ACT, Inc. has been a key, productive partner with Kirkwood for decades. […]

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