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Kirkwood, Manufacturing Sector Tout Teen Career Awareness

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (October 13, 2017)—Kirkwood’s Workplace Learning Connection (WLC) has partnered with area high schools to facilitate tours of manufacturers, Oct. 16 – 20, during the 5th annual Advancing the Future event. The public event, coordinated by area manufacturers, is designed to showcase manufacturing advancement and educate participants about the industry’s high-demand occupations. WLC […]

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Kirkwood Manufacturing Event Attendance Highest Ever

A tour guide speaks to attendees at the 2015 Advancing the Future manufacturing tour CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (October 12, 2016)-Kirkwood’s Advancing the Future manufacturing tour, Oct. 17 – 21, expects record attendance among high school and middle school students. The tour, which is open to the public, is one creative solution countering the industry’s workforce shortages. Since […]

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Introducing High School Students to Manufacturing

Manufacturers opening their doors to the public Cedar Rapids, Iowa (October 13, 2015)—Kirkwood Community College is working with local manufacturers to educate area high school students about manufacturing careers and the required skill sets. Companies in Benton, Johnson, Linn and Washington counties are opening their doors to the public, October 19 – 22. The Advancing […]

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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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