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The Eagle5 for December 2017: Special Edition

A special edition Eagle5 with a look at the top news story at Kirkwood Community College for December 2017.

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December Student of the Month: Erin Monahan

What is your background?: I am from East Dubuque, Illinois and I went to East Dubuque High School. My dad is from East Dubuque and my mother is from Salem, Arkansas. I have one brother, two step-sisters, and a stepmom. What brought you to Kirkwood and why?: My stepmom is from Cedar Rapids and she […]

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Kirkwood-Trained Chefs Part of Major Big Apple Event

Skills Showcased in Area Restaurants CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (November 6, 2017)—Five former and current Kirkwood Community College Culinary Arts students were invited to prepare dinner at the esteemed James Beard House in New York, further validating the program’s top-20 ranking as one of the Best Culinary Schools in the U.S. The selected chefs work for […]

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November Student of the Month: Carly Miller

What is your background?: I am from Nora Springs, a small town in northern Iowa. I grew up on a farm with my sister Kendra and my parents and Criss and Michelle Miller. I graduated from Central Springs High School in Manly, Iowa. What brought you to Kirkwood and why?: I chose Kirkwood because it […]

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Programs for Unemployed, Underemployed Making Strides

A Kirkwood Welding student CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (October 25, 2017)—Students of Kirkwood Community College’s programs for the unemployed and underemployed have gainful employment per data collected by the college. Graduates are filling high demand jobs, and in turn are positively affecting the regional economy. Programs were established in partnership with United Way and other community […]

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October Student of the Month: Zach Sherwood

What is your background?: I was born and raised in Benton County in a small development about four minutes away from the town of Norway. I grew up with my mom and dad, Chad and Kris Sherwood, and my younger brother Keaton. I went to Benton Community High School and graduated in 2014. What brought […]

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