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Kirkwood Women’s Conference Empowers with Humor

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (February 20, 2017)—Kirkwood Community College’s Beyond Rubies Women’s Conference takes place March 2 -3 at the Kirkwood Center on main campus in Cedar Rapids. This year’s keynote speakers put a humorous spin on two trending topics. Fortune 50 veteran Matt Havens, specializes in marketing, employee retention and management. His interactive presentation “Stop […]

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The Eagle5 for the Month of March 2016

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

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Kirkwood Conference for Women Empowers with Humor

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (February 22, 2016)—Kirkwood Community College’s two day women’s conference Beyond Rubies will be held March 3 – 4 at The Kirkwood Center. Comediennes Amy Dee Kristensen and Kay Frances are keynote speakers. Amy Dee Kristensen, former psychiatric nurse and entrepreneur, is a master storyteller and comedienne. She kicks off the conference with […]

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Humorous Speakers Headline Beyond Rubies

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (February 16, 2015) – Kirkwood Community College will host the 2015 Beyond Rubies Women’s Conference on Thursday, March 5, and Friday, March 6, at The Kirkwood Center located at 7725 Kirkwood Boulevard in southwest Cedar Rapids. This two-day conference will feature nationally recognized speakers on topics pertinent to today’s woman. Opening keynote […]

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Humorous Speakers Headline Beyond Rubies Conference

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (March 11, 2014)—Kirkwood Community Colleges’ two-day conference, Beyond Rubies, attracts humorous speakers to inspire professional development and personal growth by women in the corridor. This year’s conference will be held March 27 and 28 at the Kirkwood Center on main campus. Day one of the conference features keynote, Laurie Guest. Guest, a […]

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Former Enron Exec to Speak on Ethical Corporate Leadership

Sherron Watkins Sherron Watkins to bring keynote address to Beyond Rubies Conference The woman who brought to light accounting irregularities at Enron Corporation, which led to the company’s bankruptcy and ultimate demise, will share her story and advice at Kirkwood Community College. Sherron Watkins was a vice president at Enron who, in August 2001, alerted […]

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