Tag Archives: Architecture

The Eagle5 for the Month of May 2017

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

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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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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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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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