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Spikes in Adult High School Programs Spurs Need for Tutors

September is Adult Literacy Awareness Month Cedar Rapids, Iowa (September 11, 2017)-In light of Adult Literacy Awareness Month, Kirkwood Community College is pleased to announce increased enrollment during 2016-2017 for its High School Completion Programs, including adult basic education and English as a second language (ESL). To serve the influx of students, the college seeks […]

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The Next Chapter of Regional Service Takes Shape

Local leaders participate in the groundbreaking Kirkwood’s Washington County Regional Center officially breaks ground Dozens of supportive community members and administrators turned out yesterday for a chance to turn the sod at one of Kirkwood’s newest facilities. The Washington County Regional Center broke ground amid heartfelt comments and applause as those in attendance acknowledged the […]

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Kirkwood Graduates Largest Class

Kirkwood Community College will soon honor almost 3,000 students taking positive steps for their futures. The college will hold commencement ceremonies for its college credit and GED/adult high school programs this week. Both ceremonies will be held at the Cedar Rapids Ice Arena. Kirkwood will confer 2,476 college credit degrees, diplomas and certificates for study […]

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Kirkwood Commencement Details Set, May 11-12

Pomp and Circumstance Ceremonies held at Prairie High School Kirkwood Community College will soon honor more than 2,750 students taking positive steps for their futures. The college will hold commencement ceremonies for its college credit and GED/adult high school programs this week. Both ceremonies will be held at Prairie High School in Cedar Rapids. Kirkwood […]

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Staff Members Recognized by the Iowa National Guard

Sarah Hollander with members of the Iowa National Guard Iowa City employees helping students earn their GED and high school diplomas On Thursday, March 8, Sara Hollander and Christine Thompson, high school completion instructors in Iowa City, were awarded the Community Support Award by the Iowa National Guard. The award was presented to them for the work […]

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Pathway Training Program Enrolling More Students

One KPACE pathway is in health care A successful training program implemented last fall at Kirkwood Community College is now accepting more students and seeking state funding to expand to all community colleges in Iowa. The Kirkwood Pathways for Academic Career Education and Employment (KPACE) gives people the skills needed to work in local industry, […]

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