Tag Archives: Career Academy

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 2015

A look at the top five news stories for Kirkwood Community College for April 2015.

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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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Scholarship Up for Grabs at Auto Tech Competition

A Kirkwood Career Academy Student Local high school students who take Kirkwood Career Academy classes will gather Friday, April 3, at Kirkwood, to show off their automotive skills and have a chance at a great scholarship. For the past six years, Kirkwood has sponsored this competition to not only showcase student talents, but to acquaint […]

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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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