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Vegetable Gardening Moves Indoors

A Kirkwood Horticulture student inspects some tomatoes  CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (May 24, 2017)-Hydroponic and aquaponic systems were installed in the Kirkwood greenhouse to teach the next generation of horticulturalists this environmentally-friendly way of gardening. When it’s too cold for outdoor gardening, the growing season moves indoors to help continually supply garden-fresh produce to patrons of […]

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Kirkwood Receives 2016 Tree Campus USA Recognition

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (February 20, 2017)–Kirkwood Community College has been recognized with 2016 Tree Campus USA® recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management. This is the sixth time the college has received the honor. Tree Campus USA is a national program created in 2008 by the Arbor Day […]

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The Eagle5 for the Month of June 2016

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

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The Eagle5 for the Month of November 2015

A look at the top five news stories for Kirkwood Community College for November 2015.

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Kirkwood Community College Thinks Green

The wind turbine on campus stands as a beacon of Kirkwood’s environmental thinking Energy efficiency and environmental stewardship are standard operating procedures at Kirkwood Community College. Now the state of Iowa has recognized the college for its hard work and green thinking. Kirkwood is one of just 12 organizations and businesses to win an Environmental […]

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Kirkwood Continues Earning Recognition for Green Thinking

Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. Kirkwood Wins Two Iowa Environmental Excellence Awards Energy efficiency and environmental stewardship are standard operating procedures at Kirkwood Community College. Now the state of Iowa is recognizing the college for its hard work and green thinking. Kirkwood is one of just 12 organizations and businesses to win an Environmental Excellence award from […]

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