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The Kirkwood Foundation’s Spring 2018 Issue of Currents

The Spring 2018 issue of Currents is now available. Click here to read the digital edition.

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The Kirkwood Foundation’s Spring 2014 Issue of Currents

The spring 2014 issue of Currents is out. Click here to read it.

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Major Gift from ACT, Inc. Powers Student STEM Success

For a region that needs a legion of skilled science and technology professionals, a big gift from longtime friends of the college was welcome news to Kirkwood Community College. In a few years, that support has already fueled promising futures in our Corridor. ACT, Inc. has been a key, productive partner with Kirkwood for decades. […]

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Serving Those Who Served: Kirkwood’s Veteran Population

Start here. Go anywhere! You’ve heard our pledge to students, but what does it really mean? For most, it means finding and following their dreams, and getting the most out of a more affordable educational investment. Some Kirkwood students have already been “anywhere” and everywhere. They’re military service people who have traveled to Afghanistan, Kuwait, […]

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Kirkwood Prepared Robyn Rieckhoff for Success

Robyn Rieckhoff’s bond with Kirkwood Community College has deep roots. Not only did Kirkwood give her exactly what she needed to succeed, it has become an integral part of many of the community events Robyn helps plan as Executive Director of the Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival. It’s as if she’s come full circle. And she […]

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Kirkwood’s Dean of Admissions and Student Life Knows People

Kirkwood’s Dean of Admissions and Student Life, Doug “Buckwheat” Bannon, knows people. And multitudes of people know him. Born and raised in Belle Plaine, Bannon is the quintessential Iowan: he is friendly, engaging and sincere. Though, he may be best known for his high-energy antics: “I love to give people a hard time,” he admits […]

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