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March Student of the Month: Nathan Huisenga

What is your background?: I was born in Cheverly, Maryland, and then lived in Greenbelt, Maryland until the third grade. After that, I moved to Vermont and lived there until my senior year, which is when I moved to Marion, Iowa. I am the son of Mark and Diane Huisenga, and I also have a twin […]

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Kirkwood Three-year Workforce Training Goals Exceeded

Job Ready, Willing and Able Initiative Complete CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (February 21, 2017)-Kirkwood Community College’s effort to expand training for middle-skill jobs exceeded goals with a $150,000 grant awarded by the American Association of Community Colleges (A.A.C.C.). The college was one of 17 community colleges nationwide, selected to participate in the Job Ready, Willing and […]

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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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Kirkwood Women’s Conference Empowers with Humor

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (February 20, 2017)—Kirkwood Community College’s Beyond Rubies Women’s Conference takes place March 2 -3 at the Kirkwood Center on main campus in Cedar Rapids. This year’s keynote speakers put a humorous spin on two trending topics. Fortune 50 veteran Matt Havens, specializes in marketing, employee retention and management. His interactive presentation “Stop […]

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February Student of the Month: Justin Letellier

What is your background?: I moved to Cedar Rapids with my family when I was in second grade. I went to Jackson elementary, and Franklin middle school before graduating from Kennedy high school. After that I continued my education at Iowa State University and here at Kirkwood. What brought you to Kirkwood and why?: I wanted […]

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January Student of the Month: Ben Stopka

What is your background?: I was born in Wheaton, Ill., on June 25, 1998. I grew up in the suburbs of Chicago with my mother, father, sister and brother. I was the youngest, with all of us exactly one year and 11 months apart. I went to Wheaton North High School and graduated in 2016. […]

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