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Programs for Unemployed, Underemployed Making Strides

A Kirkwood Welding student CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (October 25, 2017)—Students of Kirkwood Community College’s programs for the unemployed and underemployed have gainful employment per data collected by the college. Graduates are filling high demand jobs, and in turn are positively affecting the regional economy. Programs were established in partnership with United Way and other community […]

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Becicka Appointed to State Workforce Challenges Council

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (September 19, 2016)-Kirkwood Community College Vice President of Continuing Education and Outreach Services Kim Becicka has been appointed to Iowa’s new Sector Partnership Leadership Council. Kirkwood is at the forefront convening sector partnerships designed to overcome workforce challenges. The college currently convenes six sector partnerships engaging more than 90 businesses in Iowa’s […]

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Small Business Development Center Exceeds Goals

Collaboration in Iowa’s Creative Corridor promotes entrepreneurship Cedar Rapids, Iowa (December 2, 2015)—The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) managed by Kirkwood Community College has exceeded performance goals established by the state. By working closely with Cedar Rapids and Marion economic development groups, the center has supported entrepreneurial business growth in Iowa’s Creative Corridor. “The synergy […]

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