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Kirkwood, Corridor Development to Commence Workforce Study

Project to capture data on future Corridor workforce needs CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (January 29, 2018)-During the first week of February, targeted employers throughout the Cedar Rapids/Iowa City region will be receiving an electronic invitation to participate in the Skills 2019 Talent Forecast, a new survey that seeks to capture data on the future employment needs […]

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Kirkwood Camps Intended to Build Future Talent Pipeline

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (March 1, 2017)—Kirkwood Community College has expanded efforts for growing the talent pipeline in Iowa’s Creative Corridor to include area youth, ages 8 – 15. Enrollment spikes in Kirkwood’s Interactive Camps for Kids (KICK) prompted course expansion in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to prepare for future workforce needs. According to […]

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Continuing Education & Training Services Recognized

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (August 29, 2016) – Kirkwood Community College’s program for personal and professional development (Continuing Education) was recognized by the Learning Resources Network, Inc. (LERN) for best practices in lifelong learning. LERN is considered the foremost association for continuing education and lifelong learning. It serves more than 2,000 North American continuing education programs. […]

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Training Improves Employee Engagement According to Study

Kirkwood offers courses for management and staff CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (August 23, 2016)-Kirkwood Community College will kick off the Business Partners Training Consortium on Thursday, September 15. Focused on improving management and staff skills, training development correlates to research and demand in Iowa’s Creative Corridor. According to Gallup, a research based, performance-management company, bad managers […]

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Kirkwood Training Alleviates Workforce Shortage

Leadership in Manufacturing program designed to meet workforce demands CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (August 2, 2016)-Kirkwood Community College has responded to manufacturing workforce shortages by developing Leadership in Manufacturing training. The tiered program will kick off its second year in late September. According to Iowa Economic Development Authority, advanced manufacturing employs more than 215,000 Iowans and […]

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Kirkwood Conferences Dedicated to the Safety of Iowa Water

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (June 6, 2016)-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. The Annual Water Conference runs June 20 – 21 with the Wastewater Conference July 25 […]

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