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May Student of the Month: Kerin Lopez

What is you background?: I was born and raised in Honduras. I grew up with my grandparents, because my mom moved to the USA when I was four. I have two sisters and one brother, my younger sister and I moved to the United States five years ago. It was the biggest change of my […]

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Iowa City Campus, City Promote Minority Entrepreneurship

Kirkwood’s Iowa City Campus IOWA CITY, Iowa (May 8, 2017)—Kirkwood Community College has partnered with the City of Iowa City to promote entrepreneurship by minorities. The college will host Iowa City’s business launch seminar on Saturday, May 20. Seven years ago Iowa had the lowest number of minority-owned businesses in the country, according to the […]

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Starcevich Receives Special Honor from Grant Wood AEA

TIFFIN, Iowa (May 5, 2017)-Kirkwood Community College President Mick Starcevich was presented the Grant Wood Area Education Agency (GWAEA) Leadership for Learning award at a ceremony in Tiffin on Wednesday night. The award, which is not presented every year, is given when the GWAEA executive cabinet identifies someone in the community that embodies a strong leader […]

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Hotel Earns Sixth Consecutive Four Diamond Rating

Kirkwood President Mick Starcevich Presented Four Diamond Award CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (May 3, 2017)-For the sixth year in a row, The Hotel at Kirkwood Center earned the American Automobile Association’s (AAA) prestigious Four Diamond Award for lodging. The Hotel is one of only four hotels in Iowa to earn this superior designation for upscale amenities […]

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April Student of the Month: Kiaya Walters

What is your background?: My name is Kiaya Walters and I am a senior at Williamsburg High School. I have lived in Williamsburg my whole life and have one younger sister. My father is a deputy sheriff for Iowa County and my mother is a teacher in North English. What brought you to Kirkwood and […]

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Kirkwood Women Crowned National Champions

HARRISON, Ark. (March 26, 2017)-The Kirkwood women’s basketball team defeated Johnson County Community College 61-46 in the championship game of the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II Women’s Basketball Tournament. This is the seventh national title for the Kirkwood women’s basketball program. The 2017 championship run capped off an undefeated season where the Eagles […]

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