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Health 411 Conference Set for August 4

Kirkwood EMT students take part in a medical emergency training session in the fall of 2016. CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (July 24, 2017)—Kirkwood Community College’s Health 411: A Conference for Health Professionals will take place Friday, August 4. The one-day event will focus on addiction, concussions, telemedicine and vision therapy. Conference Coordinator Laura Daman explained, “This […]

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Kirkwood to Celebrate International Week Nov. 14-18

A display from the 2015 International Showcase CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (November 9, 2016)-Kirkwood Community College will be celebrating International Week from Nov. 14-18 on Kirkwood’s campuses in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City. Various events are scheduled during the annual weeklong celebration to promote the importance of international education. According to Dawn Wood, director of International […]

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Kirkwood Students Celebrate America Reads Day

Kirkwood students read at Prairie Ridge Elementary for America Reads Day CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (October 21, 2016)-A group of Kirkwood Community College students helped celebrate America Reads Day at Prairie Ridge Elementary in Cedar Rapids on Friday. Students from all across Kirkwood’s campus read various children’s books to attentive and excited elementary students. The group […]

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Kirkwood Seeks Area Tutors to Improve Adult Literacy

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (October 4, 2016)—Kirkwood Community College seeks volunteer tutors to meet the rising demands of adult basic education in Iowa’s Creative Corridor. The U.S. Census Bureau reports there are approximately 23,000 residents in Benton, Cedar, Iowa, Jones, Johnson, Linn and Washington counties who are over the age of 18 without a high school […]

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2016 Post-Flood Information Update

Kirkwood employees and students volunteered to help with the flood prevention efforts UPDATE 9/29/16 at 1:30 p.m. How To Help In the Community United Way is posting flood recovery volunteer opportunities on their website, www.uweci.org. Individuals and volunteer groups can sign up there. Donations to assist the City of Cedar Rapids Animal Care and Control with […]

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Kirkwood Secondary Program Aims to Combat Brain Drain

High school students get rare glance at food science and biotechnology industry Cedar Rapids, Iowa (April 19, 2016)-Kirkwood’s Workplace Learning Connection (WLC) introduced more than 80 high school students from around Iowa’s Creative Corridor to the world of food science and biotechnology. WLC, a program for middle and high school students, educates them about career […]

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