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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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Becicka Appointed to State Workforce Challenges Council

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (September 19, 2016)-Kirkwood Community College Vice President of Continuing Education and Outreach Services Kim Becicka has been appointed to Iowa’s new Sector Partnership Leadership Council. Kirkwood is at the forefront convening sector partnerships designed to overcome workforce challenges. The college currently convenes six sector partnerships engaging more than 90 businesses in Iowa’s […]

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The Eagle5 for the Month of October 2015

A look at the top five news stories for Kirkwood Community College for October 2015.

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Career Fair Set for Iowa Hall, Nov. 11

Event on main campus offers scores of employers talking job opportunities in Iowa Despite the recent economic turmoil, Kirkwood Community College officials have a simple message for students and other job-seekers: “Local businesses are hiring.” To underscore that message, Kirkwood will host a community career fair Tuesday, Nov. 11 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. […]

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Alliant Energy Grant will Boost Tech Education

Technology support will aid Project Lead the Way from new Monticello facility Young people in eight area school districts will soon have a much firmer grasp on science, engineering and other technical fields, thanks to a computer lab supported by Alliant Energy. A grant of just over $21,000 from the regional utility will aid in […]

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Kirkwood Hosts Advanced Manufacturing Conference

May 14 program highlights “Changing Faces/Facing Changes” theme Kirkwood Community College will host the Iowa Advanced Manufacturing Conference on May 14. The one-day conference will focus on workforce skills, management challenges and global opportunities in the field of advanced manufacturing. The program will be held at Kirkwood’s new Center for Continuing Education, 76th Avenue and […]

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