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Corridor Community Approves Kirkwood Bond Issue

A rendering of Iowa Hall where the new student center will be located $60 million measure passes with super majority following September 12 vote CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (September 15, 2017)-On September 12, 69 percent of voters in Kirkwood Community College’s service area approved a 25-cent per $1,000 valuation bond issue which will generate $60 million to […]

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Kirkwood Hosts Transportation Academy Competition

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (March 30, 2016)-Kirkwood Community College’s Automotive Technology program is hosting a Transportation Academy Competition on Friday, April 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Local Transportation Academy high school students will be competing in various competitions for scholarships and other prizes. The students will be competing against each other in various hands-on […]

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The Eagle5 for the Month of February 2016

A look at the top five news stories for Kirkwood Community College for February 2016.

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Jones County Students Sweep Auto Tech Competition

The winners of the 2015 competition Jayson Blunt, a student at Monticello High School, was this year’s $1,000 scholarship winner for Kirkwood’s Career Academy automotive technology competition, held Friday, April 3, at Kirkwood’s campus in Cedar Rapids. For the past six years, Kirkwood has sponsored this competition to not only showcase student talents, but to acquaint […]

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Auto Tech Program “Benchmark” for Excellence

Kirkwood’s Automotive Technology program receives top honor from Toyota On Wednesday, June 26, 2013, Kirkwood’s Automotive Technology program earned certification from Toyota for its outstanding curriculum and hands-on training of students, a top honor that validates the program as first-rate by industry standards. The recognition is significant, enabling Kirkwood’s automotive program to meet the industry’s […]

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Kirkwood Automotive Instructor Named Tops in the Country

Pearson acknowledges Brian Brownfield’s curriculum innovation Just three years after coming back to his alma mater to teach, Kirkwood Community College Automotive Technology Instructor Brian Brownfield earned recognition as being the top automotive educator in the country. In the first-ever Top Automotive Educator Challenge from Pearson, Brownfield was named one of two winners for the […]

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