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Event to Promote Local Transportation Industry Careers

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (June 11, 2018)–Kirkwood Community College will hold the first ever Rollin’ Rally on Saturday, June 23. The goal of the event is to build awareness and promote careers within the local transportation industry. A part of the 2018 Freedom Festival, the Rollin’ Rally will feature various activities for children and their families […]

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Kirkwood Camps Introduce Area Kids to STEM Career Fields

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (May 9, 2018)—Kirkwood Interactive Camps for Kids (KICK) are back this summer with 100 new camp offerings for youth ages 8-15. More than 200 camps are available and are designed to introduce area children to STEM careers. According to the U.S. Commerce Department, employment in STEM occupations are expected to see an […]

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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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High Tech Days Spotlights Careers in Business and IT

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (April 6, 2016)-Kirkwood Community College will host High Tech Girls Day this Friday, April 8, targeting local middle school and high school girls interested in exploring business and information technology careers. High Tech Girls Day will take place in Nielsen Hall on Kirkwood’s main campus from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Students […]

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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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High Tech Days Spotlights Careers in Business and IT

Kirkwood Community College will host two High Tech Days this fall targeting local middle school and high school students interested in exploring business and information technology careers. High Tech Guys Day is scheduled for Friday, October 24, 2014 and High Tech Girls Day is scheduled for Friday, November 14, 2014. Both High Tech Days will […]

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