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The Eagle5 for the Month of May 2017

A look at the top five news stories for Kirkwood Community College for May 2017.

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All Stars Event Brings High Demand Jobs to the Forefront

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (May 11, 2017)—Kirkwood Community College will hold the first workforce All Stars of the Creative Corridor celebration on Thursday, May 25. The event honoring young people making an impact in Eastern Iowa’s key industries, brings occupations with shortages to the forefront in an effort to grow talent pipelines. Since 2011 the college […]

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Kirkwood’s Student-Built Tiny House for Sale

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (May 2, 2017)–Kirkwood Community College has begun accepting sealed bids on its student-built tiny house. The 266-square foot home, valued at $24,000, was built by concurrently enrolled high school students in the Architecture, Construction and Engineering (ACE) Career Academy program at Kirkwood’s Linn County Regional Center. Despite its limited space, the tiny […]

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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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Kirkwood Awarded Nearly $800,000 for STEM Education

Kirkwood chemistry students Funds from National Science Foundation to be used to support STEM programs CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (November 14, 2016)-Kirkwood Community College has been awarded funds from five programs at the National Science Foundation (NSF) totaling $781,470. The money will be used to support programs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. All […]

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Kirkwood Enrollment Remains Strong for Fall 2016

Kirkwood students attend a Welcome Week event on main campus in Cedar Rapids College sees increases in out-of-state and concurrent enrollment students CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (September 12, 2016)- Kirkwood Community College continued to realize healthy enrollment overall and growth in specific target areas for the fall of 2016. Overall enrollment in college credit programs for […]

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