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The Eagle5 for the Month of July 2016

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

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Workforce Leaders, Kirkwood Create In-demand Job Training

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (August 5, 2015)—With input from area workforce leaders, Kirkwood Community College has developed training to address applicant shortages in the areas of financial and customer service, healthcare, information technology, manufacturing, and transportation and logistics. According to the 2014 Workforce and Economic Development Regional Status Report, regional industry projections indicate large employment gains […]

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Kirkwood Awarded Nearly $1 Million Dollar Federal Grant

Funds part of $15 million grant applied for by consortium of community colleges Cedar Rapids, Iowa (October 8, 2014)-Kirkwood Community College will receive nearly $1 million in federal grant money as part of a larger $15 million grant awarded to all 15 of Iowa’s community colleges. The funds will be used to by Kirkwood to […]

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Kirkwood Helps Area Employers Receive Funding for New Jobs

Kirkwood Community College recently assisted 18 companies in the Creative Corridor to complete applications for the 260E Iowa New Jobs Training Program, an incentive platform for companies expanding operations or relocating to a new facility in the state of Iowa. The 18 companies’ combined training fund and project costs totaled $3,755,000, creating 756 new jobs. […]

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Conferences Dedicated to the Safety of Iowa Water

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (June 2, 2014) —The safety of the state’s water supply will be the focus of Kirkwood Community College’s innovative water and wastewater conferences. Held annually, the conferences bring together industry leaders to focus on water quality and protection. From the latest in environmentally sustainable practices to breaking updates from the Iowa DNR, […]

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UI, Kirkwood Create Web Development Boot Camps

Web Development Boot Camp Based on employer feedback and the recommendations from the region’s Strategic Skills Alignment study, Kirkwood Community College and the University of Iowa have teamed up to offer a series of niche Web Development and Information Technology Workshops. The initiative will start with weekend programming workshops in Python Programming and Introduction to […]

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