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Kirkwood, Manufacturing Sector Promote Teen Career Awareness

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (October 9, 2018)-Kirkwood’s Workplace Learning Connection (WLC) has partnered with area high schools to facilitate tours of manufacturers, Oct. 15-19, during the 6th annual Advancing the Future event. The public event, coordinated by area Advanced Manufacturing Sector Board members, is designed to showcase manufacturing advancements and educate participants about the industry’s in-demand […]

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Kirkwood Collaboration Offers Insight to Manufacturing

Students Gain Valuable Knowledge in Manufacturing Programs at Kirkwood Manufacturing Tours Highlight Employment Opportunities in the Corridor Cedar Rapids, Iowa (October 15, 2014)—Kirkwood Community College in collaboration with the Advanced Manufacturing Sector Board present the Advancing the Future tour of area manufacturing facilities throughout the corridor, October 20 – 23. Manufacturers will open their doors […]

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Iowa Community Colleges to Boost Advanced Manufacturing Workforce

A Kirkwood Community College Welding student Officials from all 15 Iowa community colleges assembled today at the headquarters of ACT in Iowa City to announce an unprecedented opportunity to help improve the state’s manufacturing workforce. The Iowa Advanced Manufacturing Consortium (I-AM) is an Iowa community college initiative to elevate advanced manufacturing, funded through a previously […]

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Kirkwood Awarded Grant for Manufacturing Programs

Jones Hall houses Kirkwood manufacturing programs such as Welding as well as the Machine Shop Iowa community colleges to share nearly $13 million The United States Department of Labor announced last week a major grant supporting skilled technical job training in Iowa. The initiative known as the Iowa-Advanced Manufacturing (I-AM): A Talent Success Strategy for […]

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