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July Student of the Month: Justin Hunt

What is your background?: I was born in Sterling, Illinois and grew up in Rock Falls, Illinois. I moved to Cedar Rapids in 2014 for the Culinary Arts program. My sister recently graduated from University of Illinois at Chicago for photography, and currently works for the Chicago Cubs. What brought you to Kirkwood and why?: Kirkwood was […]

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Kirkwood Conferences Focus on Iowa Water Quality

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (June 7, 2017)-Kirkwood Community College will host the Annual Water Conference on June 26 – 27, and the Annual Wastewater Conference on July 24 – 25, at the Kirkwood Continuing Education and Training Center. The conferences bring together industry leaders to focus on water quality and protection. Additionally, professionals can renew licenses […]

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June Student of the Month: Takia Wade

What is your background?: I was born and raised in Aurora, Illinois where the majority of my family lives. I came to Iowa in 2012 after I graduated from West Aurora High School. The state was far enough away that I could experience something different, but also see family on a regular basis. After moving […]

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Kirkwood Dedicates Tippie Business Education Center

Henry Tippie speaks at the dedication ceremony at Kirkwood Community College on Thursday night. Iowa native Henry B. Tippie honored at ceremony following $1.1 million gift CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (May 11, 2017)-Kirkwood Community College dedicated the Tippie Business Education Center at Nielsen Hall in a ceremony today on Kirkwood’s main campus. The center was named […]

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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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