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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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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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