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All Stars Event Brings High Demand Jobs to the Forefront

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (May 11, 2017)—Kirkwood Community College will hold the first workforce All Stars of the Creative Corridor celebration on Thursday, May 25. The event honoring young people making an impact in Eastern Iowa’s key industries, brings occupations with shortages to the forefront in an effort to grow talent pipelines. Since 2011 the college […]

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Kirkwood’s Student-Built Tiny House for Sale

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (May 2, 2017)–Kirkwood Community College has begun accepting sealed bids on its student-built tiny house. The 266-square foot home, valued at $24,000, was built by concurrently enrolled high school students in the Architecture, Construction and Engineering (ACE) Career Academy program at Kirkwood’s Linn County Regional Center. Despite its limited space, the tiny […]

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The Eagle5 for the Month of April 2017

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

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Career Academies: Building Skills and Careers

The project is a part of the Architecture, Construction and Engineering (ACE) Career Academy Kirkwood and area school districts re-construct “shop class” into industry-focused curriculum with real-world relevance It’s 9:15 on a Tuesday morning, and Caleb Austin Wagner is working on a house. The 17-year-old Cedar County junior is in the middle of the Industrial Arts […]

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ACE Conference Spotlights Updated Curriculum

Students learn about the construction field Experts meet at Kirkwood to discuss opportunities in building trades Eastern Iowa high school administrators are invited to the first ever Architecture, Construction and Engineering (ACE) Conference, 8 – 11 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 23, at The Hotel at Kirkwood Center. The conference celebrates the regionally-designed and industry-aligned ACE curriculum, […]

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Poet Richard Carr at Iowa City Campus, Feb. 19

The Kirkwood Coffee Talk Series welcomes Poet Richard Carr to the Kirkwood Community College Iowa City Campus Thursday, February 19, 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Commons on Lower Muscatine Drive. Carr will share readings from his work and share questions and commentary during the program. Richard Carr grew up in Blue Earth, Minnesota, and now […]

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